Meadville Tribune


January 14, 2014

Devils roll past Big Reds

WEST MIDDLESEX — Cambridge Springs won the first six bouts on its way to a dominating 57-15 win over West Middlesex on Tuesday in non-region wrestling action.

The Blue Devils won a total of 10 bouts on the night, including six by fall.

Zach Krein (152 pounds), Deven Simpson (170), Zach Stafford (195), Ryan East (220), Jake Kuhn (106) and David Schwab (126) all recorded pins for Cambridge Springs. Colton Noble scored a 6-3 decision over Eric Lucich at 182 pounds for the Spa.

Boys Basketball

Eagles top Tigers

CONNEAUT — Henry Litwin struck for a double-double to lead Conneaut to a 49-29 win over Maplewood in Region 3 boys basketball action on Tuesday.

Litwin finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Eagles (3-8, 2-2 Region 3). Tom Detelich added eight points, eight rebounds and eight blocked shots. Chris Richardson chipped in with six rebounds, while Danny Holcomb added four steals.

Dustin Delo tallied 10 markers to lead the Tigers (1-11, 1-4).

Knights rally past Spa

RUSSELL — Cambridge Springs led by one at the half, but was outscored 14-6 in the third quarter as Eisenhower pulled away for a 69-59 win in a key Region 3 boys basketball game on Tuesday.

Austin Porter led the Blue Devils with 20 points. Jarred Ferris added 15 points and Gavin Hohn tallied 10 points.

Cambridge Springs fell to 4-8 overall and 4-2 in Region 3, while Eisenhower improved to 8-3 overall and 4-1 in the region.

Panthers roll past Muskies

HADLEY — Tyler McCracken, Cody Beachy and Paul Jewell all scored in double figures to lead Commodore Perry to a 75-33 win over Jamestown on Tuesday in Region 1 boys basketball action.

McCracken led the Panthers (6-5, 1-0 Region 1) with 16 points. Beachy added 12 points and Jewell tallied 10 points.

Jamestown’s Cameron Stacy led all scorers with 17 points in the loss.


Bulldogs net shutout

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — Meadville improved to 4-0-1 in the Lakeshore Hockey League on Tuesday with its 5-0 win over Jamestown (N.Y.).

Bryan Ray scored a pair of goals for the Bulldogs (5-8-1 overall), while Josh Orr, Steve Shafer and Tim Crow scored a goal each.

Sam Kineston earned the shutout in goal with 24 saves.

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  • Steelers camp Steelers LB Spence caps lengthy comeback

    The whistle blew and Sean Spence sprinted forward, each cathartic step distancing the linebacker from the horrific knee injury that threatened to end his NFL career before it even really began.
    Spence almost gleefully smashed into fullback Bryce Davis during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first full contact drill of training camp on Monday. The two tussled for several seconds before Davis — his fists full of Spence’s jersey — pulled them both to the ground.

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  • District 1 dominates at East Regional

    Outscoring its opponents 32-0, District 1 moved to 3-0 at the Senior League Softball East Regional Tournament on Monday with a pair of wins.

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  • Kissing the bricks Gordon wins at Indy for record 5th time

    With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.
    Gordon won a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400 on Sunday, eight days before his 43rd birthday and on the weekend Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrated the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard victory.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roethlisberger OK with choice to wait on new deal

    There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he’s absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL’s most fearless quarterbacks.
    And there are days when the Pittsburgh Steelers star sees the young faces surrounding him in the huddle and it seems like he can play forever.

    July 26, 2014

  • Teen doping Survey: Teens experimenting with HGH on the rise

    Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him become a better football player. James O’Brien figured the drug would improve his fastball.
    The three 18-year-olds from suburban Philadelphia told The Associated Press this week that they bought bottles of HGH online in the past year. Turns out, what they bought was fake.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Montoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske

    Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.
    The Colombian is entered in the Brickyard 400 for the explicit purpose of winning at Indy in NASCAR and giving team owner Roger Penske one of the few trophies missing from his collection.

    July 25, 2014

  • Haley Wise District 1 looking forward to bigger goals

    The members of the District 1 Senior League softball team haven’t spent a whole lot of time playing together.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meadville's magical season comes to an end

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    July 24, 2014

  • AP source: Gordon to meet with league Aug. 1

    The Cleveland Browns may soon learn whether they’ll have Josh Gordon this season.

    July 24, 2014

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