Cutting edge: Laurel, Lincoln gifted students observe heart surgery
Someday, Rachael Baker aspires to enter the medical field, possibly as a physician’s assistant. So, the Laurel High School junior was enthused to be part of a small group that observed an aortic valve replacement at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Photo Gallery, Video Highlights: County’s marching bands show their stuff at annual festival
All the scores Wednesday night at Taggart Stadium were of the musical variety rather than touchdowns. The home of New Castle High’s football team was the site of the 33rd annual Lawrence County Marching Band Festival. Laurel High School, under the direction of Nathan Daubenspeck, was the host band.
Furst, Sainato named to softball all-state team
Consistency paid off for two of Lawrence County’s most elite softball players. Amanda Furst of Neshannock and Kara Sainato of Ellwood City Lincoln were named to the 2012 Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association All-State Team.
Ellwood schools budget keeps taxes steady
The Ellwood City school board held the line on taxes and spending by shrinking staff in its 2012-13 budget. At its June meeting, the board gave final approval to the spending plan that keeps taxes at 15.81 mills. One mill generates about $430,000.
Super Grads 1: Meet Nolan Duncan of Ellwood
Facing the end of high school is tough. Facing it from a hospital bed is even tougher. For Lincoln High School graduate Nolan Duncan, it’s just reality. After sustaining a lower back injury in a fall from a bridge, Duncan found himself stuck in a hospital bed on the night of commencement.
WPIAL Class AA Baseball: Ellwood tops rival Riverside to win title
A strong offense put the Ellwood City Lincoln High baseball program back on top of the WPIAL landscape. Zach Mathias recorded three of the Wolverines’ 11 hits in a 9-7 WPIAL Class AA championship win over crosstown rival Riverside yesterday at Washington’s Consol Energy Park.
WPIAL Title Games: Dates and times set for Neshannock, Ellwood
The road to a championship goes through Consol Energy Park for the Neshannock and Ellwood City Lincoln baseball teams. The Wolverines (20-2) will square off against Riverside (18-5) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Consol Energy Park,
Athlete of the Week: Ellwood City’s Greg Lynn
Commencement could be an interesting day for Ellwood City Lincoln High’s Greg Lynn — and not for the obvious reasons. Graduation is a big deal for almost every high school student, as well as parents, relatives and friends. That’s exactly why Lynn could be in for long day.
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