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January 16, 2014

Lancers win showdown with Seneca

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WATTSBURG — Boys Basketball



Mustangs buck Sailors


MERCER — The Lakeview boys basketball team let a 16-10 halftime lead slip away as Region 2 opponent Mercer downed the Sailors 34-30 on Thursday night.

Mercer held the Sailors to just five points in the fourth quarter while scoring 13.

Brandon Rice was the top scorer for Lakeview (5-8, 1-4 Region 2) with a dozen points. Zach Van Dusen, Dalton Richeal, Jake Doddo and Matt Partridge followed with four apiece. Partridge led the team with seven rebounds.

With the win, Mercer improved to 6-7 overall and 2-4 in the region.

Wrestling



Trojans best Bulldogs


ERIE — On Wednesday, Aaron Ehgott and Kyle Luben both picked up big wins, but that was all the Meadville wrestling team had to celebrate while falling to Region 4 opponent McDowell 51-7.

McDowell led 38-0 when it got to 113. There, Meadville’s Aaron Ehrgott notched a 2-0 decision over Charlie Lenox, who had beaten Ehgott 5-3 in the Tool City semifinals a couple weeks ago.

Two bouts later, Kyle Luben racked up an 11-3 major decision against 126-pound opponent Benji Yates.

Hornets sting Sailors

STONEBORO — On Wednesday, the Hickory wrestling team rolled out to a 27-0 lead on its way to a 52-24 Region 1 victory over Lakeview.

Scoring wins for the Sailors were Owen Clayton at 120, who pinned Dylan Fox in 2:50; Marquis Spence at 195, who pinned Ethan Thomas in 1:53; Andrew Clayton, who pinned Brad Garmen in 1:27; and heavyweight Sam Breese, who scored a 38-second pin over Gary Facemeyer.

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  • District 1 District 1 girls enjoy day off

    It was a tense day for many of the teams participating in the Senior League Softball East Regional Tournament on Wednesday.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hawley scores District 1 finishes off dominant pool performance by trouncing New Jersey

    Pitchers often get the most credit in shutout victories. And Emma Osborne, Katy Dunn and Emily Beddick have certainly been deserving for District 1.
    Its defense, though, has been equally deserving.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sliding into second District 1 remains unbeaten after two routs

    Becca Siple’s response to a question on Twitter may have said it all.
    “Best experience of my life,” Siple said, when asked by The Meadville Tribune via Twitter to describe her experience thus far at the Senior League Softball East Regional Tournament. Following her response was the hashtag #D1isfamily.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 28, 2014

  • 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

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