Out in Beaver County, at tiny Geneva College, there’s an incredible story going on with the basketball team.
It’s become an annual tradition at Franklin Regional High School – Clelian Heights Night. It’s a night when the Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children in Greensburg visits Franklin Regional for a basketball game and so much more.
A highly-touted local athlete is spending New Year’s Day behind bars after being accused of pulling a gun on a bar owner.
An influx of promising, albeit unproven, talent, could help provide that wake-up call. It has already re-energized the fan base. But how far can these Panthers prowl?
They’re extremely talented young athletes – football standouts and basketball stars – who left their home school districts and now play for other schools. Have they been recruited? And did they transfer with athletic intent?
The immediate future of pro hockey remains uncertain, but you certainly won’t see commissioner Ed Sam padlocking the doors of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League anytime soon.
A number of news outlets have published their PIAA football preseason rankings for the 2012 season, which kicks off around these parts next Friday, including brother website MaxPreps, which tabs defending Class AAAA state champ Central Dauphin as number one in the Commonwealth, regardless of classification.
I do take one glaring thing from a nationally-televised 26-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field Sunday: a blocked punt.
Twenty-seven-year-old Cassidy Krug, the most decorated diver in Montour High School history and a national champion at Stanford, fell just short in her quest to pick up an Olympic medal in the women’s three-meter springboard competition.
Shaler basketball standout and Class of ’13 Penn State recruit Geno Thorpe is transferring to West Oaks Academy in Orlando, FL for his senior season.
Every once in a while we get a kick out of seeing what WPIAL alumni are up to, and starting this weekend the entire world will get to share in the celebration of western Pennsylvania’s proud athletic heritage.
The good folks of Robinson Township, to say nothing of the rest of the WPIAL, are used to seeing Montour athlete Devin Wilson excel both on the gridiron and in the gym. That versatility has not gone unnoticed on a national level, either.
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As Hopewell guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough demonstrated at the Palumbo Center back in March, basketball is a sport in which one player can carry a team otherwise not particularly deep. It’ll be interesting to see if she can one day do out of the ACC what she’s done in three years out of the WPIAL.
Pitt announced its 18 Big East Conference basketball opponents Thursday, featuring home-and-home series with Cincinnati, DePaul, Marquette and Villanova.
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