Meadville Tribune

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November 18, 2013

COLLEGE ATHLETES: Urbana’s Baker has career game

MEADVILLE — This past week saw the fall season come to an abrupt halt for many local athletes as the winter schedule begins to take full control of the athletic world.

That does not mean our local collegiate athletes are done making news. In fact, many are just starting to get some of the accolades that will come. Others, meanwhile, are just getting the season’s résumé started ...

  • One of those just getting started is former Conneaut Valley basketball standout Casey Baker, who is just a few games into his junior season at Urbana University in Ohio.

    Baker and the Blue Knights suffered an improbable loss last Tuesday as Ohio Dominican University’s Brandon Carr sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime. Turnovers cost Urbana early as ODU escaped with a 93-91 OT victory.

    Baker was stellar, even in defeat. He recorded a double-double, finishing with a team-high 23 points and 11 boards. Baker shot 9 of 13 from the field and added 3 assists to his stat line.

 

  • Lauralee Clements, a 2011 graduate of Linesville High School, saw her season with the Edinboro University women’s soccer team come to a close with a loss to Shippensburg in the NCAA Division II playoffs on Friday. Clements received her first honor shortly afterwards as she was named to the All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference First Team as a defender.

 

  • Maplewood Junior-Senior High School alum Justin Dahl concluded his stellar season for Westminster College by kicking the game-winning field goal in a 30-27 win over Geneva on Saturday.

    Dahl was 3-for-3 for the game, making him 6-for-10 on the season. He hit his first of the afternoon from 19 yards, then added a 21-yarder with 4:27 remaining in the first half. His final boot was from 42 yards away, the second longest field goal in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference this season.

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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.

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  • 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

    The state run is over for the Meadville Junior League All-Stars.
    Guess they’ll just have to content themselves with a District 1 championship, a Section 1 championship and an incredible turnaround from the year before.

    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

  • Mitchell Wood FCV’s season comes to an end

    The end of an era.
    So it was with French Creek Valley dropping a 5-4 decision to Albion Post 567 in the Region 8 Tournament at Northwestern High School on Wednesday. For several key players, it was the last time they would put on the blue uniform for head coach Brandon Crum.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meadville falls to NA in Junior League state opener

    The Meadville Junior League All-Stars spent all baseball season perfecting the art of winning.

    July 23, 2014

  • Rookie CB Gilbert signs with Browns

    Justin Gilbert’s got his contract with the Browns. Now he needs a starting job.

    July 23, 2014

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