The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


April 14, 2013

Roundup: Wilmington's Yohman Field MVP at Union Invitational

---- — Wilmington High senior standout Jon Yohman was named the Field MVP on Saturday at the Union Boys Invitational in New Castle while the Lakeview Sailors captured the team title.

Lakeview captured the team crown with 78 points, followed by New Castle (73), Neshannock (46), Wilmington (41.5), Shenango (36), Summit Academy (23.5), Union Area (20), Moniteau (11), Laurel (4) and Cornell (4).

Yohman won the shot put (61-5 3/4) and discus (158-2) and placed 3rd in the javelin (140 feet).

New Castle’s Kahlil Huddleston was the Track MVP after winning the 100- (11.1) and 200-meter (22.8) dashes and also ran on the 2nd-place 400-meter relay team (47.4).

Wilmington’s Tyler Donati placed 1st in the javelin (159-8) and 2nd in the shot put (45-2 1/2); Dwight Scott was 2nd in the 300 hurdles (41.0) and Slavi Pontius took 2nd in the high jump (5-10).

Also, David Perrine finished 2nd in the triple jump (39-4 1/2) and 3rd in the long jump (19-3 1/4) and the Hounds’ 400-meter relay team placed 3rd. No names were submitted for relay teams.

Zach VanDusen led the way for Lakeview. He was 1st long (20-2 1/4) and triple (39-6 1/4) jumps and 2nd in the 100-meter dash (11.4). The Sailors’ 1600- and 3200-meter relay teams took 1st.

Also for Lakeview, Billy Kinsey was 2nd in the 800 (2:05.30); Devon Workman placed 2nd in the 3200 (11:06.20) and 3rd in the 1600 (5:02.10); Joseph Armstrong finished 2nd in the discus (123-0); Blake Reddick was 3rd in the 400 (53.7) and Connor Stankovich placed 3rd in the 800 with a clocking of 2:13.20.

Butler Invitational

West Middlesex speedster Clay Allen was named the Track MVP on Friday at the the 49th annual Butler Invitational at Butler High School.

The Big Reds placed 3rd as a team with 57 points, behind Fox Chapel (77) and Gateway (66). Over 40 schools competed in the event.

Allen captured 1st place in the 100- (11.25) and 200-meter dashes (22.43) and anchored the 400 relay squad that placed 2nd in 43.02. His teammates in the relay were Sebastian Grasso, Jeremy Jancso and Luke Patten.

Patten took 3rd in the pole vault (13-6); Jancso was 2nd in the high jump (6-6) and 4th in the long jump (21-8 1/2); Grasso finished 4th in the 200 (23.36) and 5th in the 100 (11.54) and Trevor Harrison earned a 4th-place finish in the discus (142-11).

Harbor Creek Invite

The Sharon girls finished 5th (52 points) and the boys tied for 10th on Saturday at the Harbor Creek Invitational.

Jonathan Jacoway, who broke his own school record in the triple jump (47 feet) at Hickory on Tuesday, finished 1st in the triple (45-8) and long (21-7 1/2) jumps and was 2nd in the high jump (6-4). Wayna Smith-Austin was 6th in the long jump.

The Sharon girls 400 relay team placed 1st in 54.0. The team is Leona Bell, Brianna Muszik, Ta’corra Murchison and Ra’kiya Rice.

The 1600 relay squad took 1st in 4:22. The foursome was Xila Powell, Bell, Jessica Talbert-Kirsch and Zhanea Davis.

Powell, Davis, Talbert-Kirsch and Brianna Roys finished 2nd in the 3200-meter relay. No time was submitted.

Davis placed 1st in the 400 (1:02), Powell earned 2nd in the 200 (28.41) and Bell was 3rd in the 100 (13.6).


ä Sharon 8, Franklin 6 —
At Wengler Field in Sharon, Gabby Gadola fired a complete-game 8-hitter with 6 strikeouts and 2 walks as the Lady Tigers (4-2) edged Franklin.

Amelia Crawford singled and drove in 4 runs to lead Sharon at the plate, Abriana Dellibovi ripped 3 singles and Kayla Reardon doubled.

Izzy Ramanowski suffered the loss for Franklin. She fanned 3, issued 1 walk and gave up 9 hits in 6 innings. Dia Beggs had 2 singles for the Lady Knights.

ä Brookfield 12, Niles 4 — At Brookfield Twp. Park, Lindsey Berecek scattered 6 hits, struck out 4 and walked 3 and she went the distance for the Lady Warriors (2-1).

Ashley Vivo belted a 2-run homer in the 4th inning for Brookfield, Hailey Hogue singled, doubled and drove in 2 runs and Ciara Rotunno had 2 RBI.

ä Corry 12, Hickory 4 — At Corry, the Lady Hornets (2-1) suffered their 1st loss of the season after returning from their southern trip to Ft. Mill, S.C.

Chelsea Marriott fanned 1, walked 1 and gave up 15 hits in the loss. Shannon Baker earned the win for the Lady Beavers.

Offensively for Hickory, Mikhaila Layshock ripped a 2-run homer and Morgan McBride registered a pair of singles.

Text Only
  • SPORTVIEW: Johnny Football claims he has learned from his 'rookie mistakes'

    HERE ARE some thoughts from a guy who might have made a few “rookie mistakes” in his life, ala Johnny Manziel.
    Johnny Football admitted this past week that he made some rookie mistakes. Really?
    Usually rookie mistakes for most NFL newbies are throwing into coverage or fumbling the football because you don’t tuck it tightly to your side.

    July 27, 2014

  • NFL NOTEBOOK: Ex-Sharon star Austin hopes to spark Lions' defense

    THE TALENTED — albeit underachieving — Detroit Lions commence camp July 27 in Allen Park, Mich. as the National Football League prepares for the 2014 season.

    July 21, 2014

  • Fighting cancer Racing to fight cancer

    Former Hickory High athlete Amanda Budzowski is on the run — the run to raise money to fight cancer.
    Budzowski is part of Team in Training, an organization that has raised more than $1.4 billion for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society since forming in 1988. Her division is known as IRONTEAM and she is currently training for the 140.6-mile Ironman triathlon in Mont Tremblant, Canada, in August.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPORTVIEW: Pirates, Indians need fast start after All-Star break

    SO FAR, so good. I’m referring to the start of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians after the All-Star break on Friday night.
    Both teams rallied to win. The Buccos beat the Colorado Joints — err, I mean Rockies — by coming from behind in the 8th inning. Since they legalized marijuana sales in that state, it gave new meaning to John Denver’s song “Rocky Mountain High.”

    July 20, 2014

  • Sky high Rutters earn spot in national motocross event

    The brother-sister racing duo of Elijah and Dannah Rutter of Mercer are set to travel to Hurricane Mills, Tenn., to compete soon in the prestigious 33rd annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships presented by AMSOIL at Loretta Lynn Ranch.
    Elijah, 18, and Dannah, 16, earned a ticket to the event with their performances at qualifiers and then regionals and are among the top 5 percent of riders in the U.S. Overall, 20,000 hopefuls from across the U.S. competed and there are only 1,446 qualifying spots at nationals.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sharon Football scramble Notebook: Sharon football greats meet, reunite at inaugural golf scramble

    Mid-July, with the temperature 80-plus degrees at Avalon at Buhl Country Club; however, it felt like a fall, football Friday.
    The inaugural Sharon Football Boosters 4-man golf scramble took place recently, and served as a Who’s Who in the Tigers’ triumphant tradition.

    July 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPORTVIEW: All is right with the world - LeBron has come home!

    HAPPY DAYS are here again. The prodigal child has returned!
    The announcement that “King James” is returning to Cleveland has created a level of euphoria not seen since the Browns won the city’s last major sport championship a couple of years ago.
    What’s that? Oh, yeah — make that 50 years ago (1964).

    July 13, 2014

  • LeBron James Full text of LeBron's essay in SI

    LeBron James announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday in an essay that he wrote for Sports Illustrated. The following is the full text of that essay.

    July 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Snyder, Gordon, Popatak named to All-State team

    Grove City High’s David Gordon, Sharpsville’s Greg Popatak and Lakeview’s Logan Snyder recently were named to the Pennsylvania High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state team.
    Synder was selected 1st-Team in Class A as a designated-hitter, while Gordon was honorably-mentioned in Class AAA and Popatak similarly was honored in AA. Gordon gained his laurels as a pitcher; Popatak as a 3rd baseman.

    July 10, 2014

  • Oprah lands first interview with Jerry Sandusky's adopted son, Matthew

    Matthew Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, is breaking his silence for the first time since his father's 2012 conviction on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, sitting down with Oprah to tell his story.

    July 8, 2014

  • County champs Little League Tournaments

    Sharon won the District 2 Major Division (12-year-olds) Championship, while Greenville 9-10 and West Middlesex 11 teams notched tournament victories in recent action.

    Hermitage Brennan Chiropractic won the Mercer County 14-under championship recently.

    Following are game reports:

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Cook The First Tee of Sharon celebrates 15th anniversary

    Professional golf star John Cook has received many honors and awards in his illustrious career, but probably none mean as much as those similar to the one he received Monday afternoon at The First Tee of Sharon.
    During a special ceremony to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the local program, a permanent plaque was unveiled in his honor describing the contributions he has made to junior golf.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPORTVIEW: John Cook here Monday for First Tee; other celebs on July 11

    THE RETURN of Tiger Woods to a PGA event sparked a lot of interest this past week. The return of John Cook to Buhl Farm Golf Course Monday will do the same locally.
    Cook, a standout on the Champions Tour and outstanding TV golf analyst, will conduct a clinic at 11 a.m. Monday at the course to help celebrate the 15th anniversary of The First Tee of Sharon program.
    It is open to the public at no charge.

    June 29, 2014

  • Tri-Athletes Hickory honors Tri-Athletes

    Hickory High honored its 2013-14 tri-athletes in a recent ceremony, the latest installment in a program that began in 2003-04.
    Fifty student-athletes (grades 9-12) were cited for having competed in at least one sport in the fall, winter and spring while maintaining a minimum B (85 percent) grade-point-average during the first three 9-week grading periods of the  academic year.

    June 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPORTVIEW: Ex-Greenville man to enter Bedford County Hall

    HUGHEY TATE was the greatest baseball player that ever lived — hitting 10,000 home runs and never making an out in 50 years on the diamond.
    OK, that’s not true of course. But that’s the way Hughey would have told it before bursting into laughter.
    Tate, a Greenville man who was as good at spinning a yarn as well as he was in hitting home runs, will be inducted posthumously into the Bedford County (Pa.) Hall of Fame Saturday. Some of his relatives from this area will attend the ceremonies.

    June 22, 2014

Top 25 (AP Poll)
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter