Spa defense keys win over ’Wood
“Those were the first double plays in a live game in four years, they told me,” said Cambridge Springs’ first-year head coach Brad Wheeler.
We ask, really?
“Tapper,” said Wheeler, calling to third baseman Juston Tapper in the dugout. “Was that the first double play you’ve ever been a part of at the varsity level?”
Malczak powers Eagles to region win over Bulldogs
Positive-minded Meadville coach Jim Moats is rubbing off on his players.
Case in point: Trailing Grove City 13-4 entering the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday afternoon, Meadville could have very easily went down 1-2-3.
Blue Devils spikers outlast Tigers
The Maplewood and Cambridge Springs boys volleyball teams squared off in a scorcher on Thursday night, with two of the four games going into extras.
It was Cambridge Springs taking the match, however, defeating the visiting Tigers 25-19, 25-27, 25-13, 26-24.
Meadville lacrosse drops home game to Grand River Academy
The Meadville lacrosse team is still in the hunt for its first victory of the 2014 season after falling to Grand River Academy (Ohio) 10-4 on Thursday at Bender Field.
Scoring goals for the Bulldogs were John Gizzie and Josh Orr with two apiece. Cody Passilla had three assists while Matt Lazusky added one helper.
Clune was a nightmare for opposing defenses
“You looked like you were having a good time out there,” we asked Jason Clune early in the 2013-14 boys basketball season, just after he had recorded 19 points and nine rebounds in the Bulldogs’ lopsided tip-off tournament win over Conneaut.
He replied: “Oh, I always have a good time.”
Brock shuts down Bears for third straight shutout win
Natalie Brock has spent much of her high school softball career in the background while pitchers like current Union City star Noelle Wienczkowski and former aces Arianna Hanley of Saegertown and Taylor Smith of Maplewood have captured the limelight.
Not anymore. In her senior season, Brock is making sure everyone knows just how good of a pitcher she is and has been the last four years.
Bears rally in seventh to top Cards
All game long, the Union City baseball team was looking for something positive to develop on offense. Opportunity after opportunity kept eluding the Bears.
Finally, in the seventh inning, something did develop. And in a big way, as the Bears rang up four runs in their last at-bat to rally past Region 3 opponent Cochranton 4-3 on Wednesday.
Eagles hold off ’Dogs
Hard hit balls were flying all over Linesville Wednesday afternoon when Region 6 rivals Meadville and Conneaut clashed on the diamond.
The hardest of those hits came off the bat of Conneaut’s Cole Baker, and it made the biggest impact in the Eagles’ 9-7 victory over the Bulldogs.
Sada leads Panthers over Blue Devils
Scott Sada went 3-for-3 with a double and a home run and pitched a two-hitter to lead Saegertown to 11-1 five-inning win over Cambridge Springs on Wednesday in Region 3 baseball action.
Sada scored two runs and drove in two thanks to his two-run homer in the third inning. On the mound, Sada pitched all five innings. He walked two and struck out 10.
Bernarding posts career year in return from injury
Madi Bernarding has had a passion for basketball since she was able to dribble the ball.
So when Dr. Stephanie Galey sat Bernarding down and told her there was a chance she would never play sports again, Bernarding was devastated.
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