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D-10 playoff spots, seeds up for grabs

Sometime this weekend, when the District 10 Committee convenes to compile its football tournament brackets they probably will feel not unlike their counterparts on the NCAA Tournament men’s basketball and former BCS football committees.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Runners vying for state at D-10 Championships
Posted: October 24, 2014

Florescent fall foliage, cooler temperatures and sometimes, unpredictable and even uncooperative weather means ...

Roundup: Lakeview volleyball improves to 15-0
Posted: October 24, 2014

Seven Mercer County-area teams have qualified to compete in the District 10 soccer playoffs which open next week.

Thursday 10/23/2014
LETTER TO EDITOR: Thanks to all who helped 'Unity in Community'
Posted: October 23, 2014

Congratulation goes to Razzcals, who won the championship for the Farrell Annual Softball Game (Men’s Tournament). The make-up game was held on Sept. 28, at the Farrell High softball field.

Royals even Series with 7-2 win
Posted: October 23, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
Posted: October 23, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Grove City builds X-country dynasty
Posted: October 22, 2014

By present-day standards, Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants – bidding for their third World Series championship in five years – would be considered a “dynasty” in the professional athletic arena.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Colbert closes career at state
Posted: October 22, 2014

Hickory High senior Billy Colbert finished in a 2-way tie for 17th place at the PIAA Class AA Golf Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, Pa.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
No QB change for Browns after bad loss
Posted: October 21, 2014

BEREA, Ohio – Brian Hoyer played poorly in Sunday’s ugly loss to Jacksonville, but not bad enough to lose his starting job.

Steelers rally past stunned Texans
Posted: October 21, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ confounding season.

Williams making mark in cross country, soccer and track
Posted: October 21, 2014

You just never know where Jordan Williams will show up.

Roundup: Hickory's Suler reaches 100 goals
Posted: October 21, 2014

GIRLS SOCCER

Monday 10/20/2014
Hickory's Colbert tied for 23rd at PIAA Golf Championships
Posted: October 20, 2014

Hickory High senior Billy Colbert shot a 41-42–83 (12-over-par) on Monday and is in a 4-way tie for 23rd place at the PIAA Class AA Golf Championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York.

Sunday 10/19/2014
SPORTVIEW: Are the Browns that good or Steelers that bad?
Posted: October 19, 2014

WOW, NOW THAT was one enjoyable Sunday. While I expected the Browns to beat Pittsburgh, I never expected a blowout.

Sharon's Williams grabs title at MC Invite
Posted: October 19, 2014

SHARON – While Jordan Williams didn’t necessarily sneak up on the competition, Mercer County’s cross country contingent certainly knows her now.

Saturday 10/18/2014
Big Reds roll past Homer-Center
Posted: October 18, 2014

Coach Ed Roberson’s West Middlesex High Big Reds had a long road trip to Homer City, Pa., on Saturday, but the Reds (6-2) came away with a 34-6 win over the District 6 Homer-Center Wildcats.

Farrell rallies in 2nd half to beat Devils
Posted: October 18, 2014

SHARPSVILLE – Alex Myers’ plate was full Friday night.

Injury-riddled Hounds stun the Sailors
Posted: October 18, 2014

STONEBORO – No Cody Llewellyn. No Jake Sotter. No problem for Wilmington.

Roundup: Rockets still undefeated; Hornets, Trojans roll
Posted: October 18, 2014

Teams continued to jockey for playoff position on Friday with key region games as the regular season heads into the final stretch.

Friday 10/17/2014
Red-hot Sharon to test unbeaten Slippery Rock
Posted: October 17, 2014

The past five weeks have been a successful spree for Sharon High’s football team.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
Posted: October 17, 2014

The annual Mercer County cross country invitational is set for Saturday in Buhl Farm Park.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Hickory girls tennis team swept in D-10 Team Championships
Posted: October 16, 2014

Hickory (13-3) suffered a 5-0 loss to Mercyhurst Prep (17-1) on Thursday in the District 10 Class AA Team Championships at the Pennbriar Athletic Club, Erie.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Mercyhurst Prep, McDowell win D-10 tennis doubles titles
Posted: October 15, 2014

This is how dominant Mercyhurst Prep girls’ tennis program is:

Roundup: Hickory's Colbert qualifies for PIAA Golf Championships
Posted: October 15, 2014

Hickory High senior Billy Colbert qualified for the PIAA Class AA Golf Championships with his performance during Tuesday’ Western Regional Championships at Tom’s Run Golf Club, Blairsville.

Tuesday 10/14/2014
Though humbled, Steelers starting over, seeking consistency
Posted: October 14, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t do much in a blowout loss to Cleveland. But players say they believe they have the talent to turn things around if they execute better and with more consistency.

Big win by Brown proves costly
Posted: October 14, 2014

BEREA, Ohio — Alex Mack’s left leg is broken. The Browns have to resist cracking. Cleveland’s Pro-Bowl center will likely miss the rest of the season, creating a gaping hole in the middle of Cleveland’s offensive line, which has been the main reason for the team’s early success.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP: 3 golfers at regions; Gordon wins D-10 net title
Posted: October 14, 2014

Three Mercer County golfers will be seeking berths in the state tournament when they compete today in the PIAA Western Regional Championships at Tom’s Run Golf Club, Blairsville.

Monday 10/13/2014
Browns roll past Steelers
Posted: October 13, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brian Hoyer slapped every hand he could, making contact with all those wanting to touch one of their own — the guy becoming a bigger hero by the day.

HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Legendary coaches return to teams
Posted: October 13, 2014

THEY MAY or may not have been the best coaches in the history of Mercer County high school football. That’s a topic for debate.

Sunday 10/12/2014
SPORTVIEW: Hickory 'family' pulled together for impressive win
Posted: October 12, 2014

I HAVE TO admit, the victory by Hickory over Wilmington Friday was one of the most impressive performances I have witnessed in 40-plus years of covering high school sports.

Before and after
Posted: October 12, 2014

Being the biggest loser can carry a less-than-kind connotation in the athletic arena, where losing is never fun.

GC's Gordon to play for D-10 singles crown
Posted: October 12, 2014

Grove City freshman Emily Gordon will play in Monday’s District 10 Class AA Tennis Singles championship match against top-seeded Lauren Petrella of Mercyhurst Prep.

Titans beat Thiel for 1st win on Homecoming
Posted: October 12, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster Titans (1-3, 1-5) jumped out to a 31-0 lead Saturday and held on for a 40-28 Presidents’ Athletic Conference victory over the Thiel Tomcats (1-3, 2-4) on Homecoming at Harold Burry Stadium.

Saturday 10/11/2014
Trojans' D-line stand key in win over Raiders
Posted: October 11, 2014

GREENVILLE – Got Millero?

Hornets stun Hounds; Farrell edges GC
Posted: October 11, 2014

Hickory High football coach Bill Brest has had a lot of impressive wins in his career – including 3 straight District 10 championships – but Friday’s victory over Wilmington had to be one of the most gratifying.

Friday 10/10/2014
SPORTVIEW: Communities need to know that school will discipline athletes
Posted: October 10, 2014

IS THERE ANYTHING more disappointing than the stance taken by Hermitage School District Superintendent Dan Bell concerning the possible suspension of Hickory High athletes?

Preview: Hornets try to end losing streak
Posted: October 10, 2014

Two weeks ago Hickory High’s football team appeared primed for a postseason appearance and opportunity to defend its District 10 Class AA 3-peat.

Roundup: Jamestown, Brookfield, Sharpsville spikers grab wins
Posted: October 10, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Thursday 10/09/2014
Roundup: Region 2 champ GC closes out dual-meet season with sweep of Reynolds
Posted: October 09, 2014

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Local College Sports
Posted: October 09, 2014

The Westminster College women’s soccer team has been regionally ranked in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Div. III women’s poll.

Sports shorts from Oct. 19, 2014
Posted: October 09, 2014

Wheeling CC’s Martin cops Tri-State PGA Tour title

MERCER COUNTY NOTEBOOK: Dr. Namey — a good man, a big heart
Posted: October 09, 2014

THE ONLY time I’ve ever been to South Bend, Indiana was through the generosity of Dr. Michael Namey.

Wednesday 10/08/2014
Adams homer powers Cards past Dodgers
Posted: October 08, 2014

ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm — and he didn’t really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter’s box and added a couple of big hops to his home run trot as he approached first base.

Giants oust Nationals, return to NLCS
Posted: October 08, 2014

By JANIE McCAULEY

Steelers not taking improving Browns lightly
Posted: October 08, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lawrence Timmons sounded like a changed man.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
Posted: October 08, 2014

VOLLEYBALL

Tuesday 10/07/2014
Pa. lowers fee for fishing licenses
Posted: October 07, 2014

HARRISBURG (AP) – Pennsylvania is holding a discount sale on 2015 fishing licenses.

HIGH SCHOOL FALL SPORTS ROUNDUP
Posted: October 07, 2014

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Monday 10/06/2014
Browns comeback win sets record
Posted: October 06, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — First-year Cleveland coach Mike Pettine credits Brian Hoyer with helping the Browns make NFL history with the largest comeback ever by a road team.

Steelers 'D' comes up big
Posted: October 06, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s defense was under attack the first month of the season.

 

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