Local couple excels at Arnold Sports Festival
Alexis Jones and Alex Gerhart recently competed at the Arnold Fitness Expo held Friday through Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.
Locals punch ticket to Giant Center
A total of 11 local wrestlers made the most of their time at Sharon High School this weekend during the Class AA Northwest Regional Tournament at Sharon High School, which wrapped up on Saturday.
Each of those 11 earned one of the top three spots in their respective weight brackets, punching their tickets to Hershey, where they will compete in the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships, which begin Thursday at The Giant Center.
Cardinals come up short against Kennedy
Not in the Cards.
Finding a lid on the Meadville High School gymnasium rim in the second half, the Cochranton girls’ basketball team’s aspirations of matching the boys’ feat of winning the PIAA District 10 championship faded away as Kennedy Catholic repeated as the Class A champion with a 49-38 win on Saturday afternoon.
Lancers finally shake Mercer for Class AA title
It was a relatively slow night in the scorebook for General McLane’s Michelle Jahn.
However, when she finally did ring up a bucket — boy, was it a big one.
Jahn’s 3-pointer from the wing with 1:40 to play in the contest gave General McLane its first lead since the first quarter, shaking up a stagnant Lancers offense, and sparking the ladies from Edinboro to a 37-31 victory over Mercer in the District 10 Class AA championship game on Saturday at Edinboro University’s McComb Fieldhouse.
Webber win first D-10 title
Meadville’s Mackenzie Webber and Warren’s Elin Smith were locked in a neck-and-neck battle during the final length of the girls 100-yard backstroke.
Last season, Smith took first place in the event at the District 10 championship meet. Webber was third.
Saegertown, other locals shine on first day at Class AA regionals
For some of the 26 local District 10 wrestlers who took part in Day 1 of the Class AA Northwest Regional tournament, it’s hard not to have one eye on the mat and the other looking a little ahead to Hershey.
With the top three wrestlers in each weight class punching a ticket to states, positioning yourself well heading into today’s second day of the tournament is crucial for every wrestler. A slew of local grapplers did just that Friday at Sharon High School, setting up a tremendous finish to the finale today.
Cards claim D-10 Class A title
Cochranton High School has been waiting a long time for this.
“Overwhelmed,” said Cardinals senior Logan Herzberger. “It’s a great feeling.”
The Cochranton players have been waiting a long time.
Sternby captures third D-10 gold in fly
The girls 100-yard butterfly event at the District 10 Class AAA swim meet wasn’t exactly a full card, with just three competitors qualifying.
Maybe the rest were trying to avoid racing against Heather Sternby?
Cochranton captures historic district basketball title
For the first time in more than three decades, the Cochranton boys basketball team is a District 10 champion.
Breese leads local hopefuls in Sharon
For Lakeview heavyweight Sam Breese, this weekend’s Class AA Northwest Regional tournament marks yet another step in his defense of last season’s state championship.
Meanwhile, there are 26 other area wrestlers competing at regionals that are looking to forge their first state title run.
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