DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR’s season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump.
Saegertown’s Kenny Kiser came into the 2019-20 wrestling campaign with one thing on his mind — win a PIAA state title. But why not make a little history along the way?
SHARON — It was yet another big day for the Reynolds wrestling team as the Raiders crowned 10 Section 2-AA champions en route to a monstrous win in the team race during Saturday’s final rounds at Sharon High School.
HADLEY — Cochranton’s press caused a lot of issues for Commodore Perry. The only Panther that got going offensively was senior guard Brooke Shrock. Her individual effort wasn’t enough to counter the Cardinals’ balanced attack.
RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP — West Middlesex has been a powerhouse in District 10 for years. The Big Reds play in a tough league in Region 2. And they had a slightly better record than Maplewood.
LINESVILLE — Conneaut School District has a rule when it comes to postseason qualification in athletics. Finish at .500 or above and earn the right to compete. Finish below .500 and opt out of postseason competition.
STONEBORO — Last season, Lakeview went on a run through the District 10 playoffs and even won a PIAA Class 2A playoff game over West Branch. Now the 2020 Sailors began their quest anew and they’re off to a good start.
Today, local grapplers get back to work in the Class 2A sectional tournaments. This weekend starts the long grind to Hershey and the quest for a state title.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Avoiding any specifics about their team’s sign-stealing during its 2017 World Series championship season, Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and José Altuve apologized Thursday for the scheme that was investigated and punished by Major League Baseball.
STATE COLLEGE – A typical basketball game at the Bryce Jordan Center requires a small army of staffers to ensure the experience is first-rate for all who attend.
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson sits on the sideline with his wife, Gayle Benson, before an NFL football game in New Orleans. An Associated Press review of public tax documents found that the Bensons' foundation has given at least $62 million to…
On Wednesday, District 10 released the both the boys and girls postseason basketball brackets and the local teams now know their routes to championships and trophies. Here’s a summary of what to expect in the playoffs for the local teams.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Tristan Thompson scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Larry Nance Jr. had a career-high 23 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a 12-game home losing streak, defeating the Atlanta Hawks 127-105 on Wednesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is allowed to play and chase quarterbacks again after the NFL reinstated the Browns’ star defensive end from his indefinite suspension for a vicious attack on Pittsburgh QB Mason Rudolph last season.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Since taking over as the head boys basketball coach at Cambridge Springs last season, Becky Leandro has worked hard to instill team-play and unselfishness into the program.
ERIE — Sparked by a 13-0 run in the opening quarter, the Erie Royals got to celebrate senior night in a regal fashion, rolling past Meadville to close Region 7 play.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Yanni Gourde’s wrist shot from in close 2:45 into overtime gave the streaking Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The crack of the bat at spring training camps replaced the sound of trash can lids banging in homemade YouTube videos as baseball emerged from its winter of cheating scandals and salary dumps to bask in the Florida and Arizona sun.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — The Cambridge Springs girls basketball program has had some incredible senior trios over the last few years. With that came some pretty high expectations.
The final 30 seconds of Monday’s crucial league clash between the Mars and Meadville hockey teams played out like the climax of an action movie, the kind where the hero is breathlessly snipping wires on a bomb that’s about to go off, the clock beeping with each second that elapses, the music…
CLEVELAND (AP) — Suspended Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett met Monday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss his possible reinstatement, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress considers whether to allow college athletes to receive endorsement money, the NCAA and its allies spent nearly $1 million last year lobbying lawmakers to shape any reforms to the organization's liking.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nearly three decades ago, Royals star George Brett raced out of the visiting dugout at Yankee Stadium and got in the face of rookie umpire Tim McClelland, instantly transforming what had been a run-of-the-mill regular-season game in mid-July into an iconic moment in b…
NEW YORK (AP) — Dressed in hot pink and a colorful hijab, crouched down close to Ring 1 to cheer on the hounds, Aliya Taylor clearly stood out.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor had more trouble with the wind than he did with Phil Mickelson. The Canadian managed both just fine Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for his second career victory.
DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou snapped a tie midway through the third period and scored an empty-net goal in the final minute, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Freshman James Bouknight scored 23 points, including two key free throws in overtime, as UConn upset Cincinnati 72-71 in the American Athletic Conference on Sunday.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Wendell Moore scored on a putback as time expired to help No. 7 Duke rally past North Carolina 98-96 in overtime in a wild renewal of the rivalry Saturday night.
Meadville celebrated Senior Night on Saturday by snapping a nine-game losing streak thanks to a 71-53 win over Franklin in non-region boys basketball action at the House of Thrills.
HERSHEY — Wrestling is a physical sport and conditioning plays a major role. Just ask Reynolds coach Casey Taylor how tough it is after winning a fourth straight PIAA State Class 2A Team Tournament Championship.
COCHRANTON — The free throw from Cochranton wing Chase Miller bounced away. Wyatt Barzak jumped high enough to snag it over the outstretched arms of the Union City forwards and tossed it back quick for the putback. The basket gave Cochranton a 48-43 cushion with just a couple minutes to go.
Any hopes that Cathedral Prep would cool off after three huge wins against Kennedy Catholic, McDowell and Erie were put to rest in the first period.
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Bruce A. Whitmore, Jr., 50, passed away at his residence on Saturday, February 15, 2020 of natural causes. Arrangements entrusted to Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville. Additional info available at www.snyderfh.com
Edgerton, Ohio - Margaret A. Olson, age 73, of Edgerton, passed away Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020 at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Margaret was a homemaker who enjoyed making and selling crafts. Margaret was born on February 5, 1947 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the daughter of …