Laurel OKs vehicle purchases
The Laurel School Board has approved the purchase of a new bus and van. The board awarded a contract of $81,125 to Myers Equipment Co. of Canfield, Ohio, for a 72-passenger bus. The firm submitted the low bid.
High School Football: Pat Cuba named coach at Laurel
The Laurel High football team has filled its coaching void. Pat Cuba was named head football coach of the Spartans by the Laurel School Board last night. He was hired by an 8-0 vote to replace longtime coach Jerry Holzhauser, who retired in November.
Photo Gallery, Story: Despite forfeit, Laurel wrestlers battle hard
The Laurel High boys wrestling team was fighting a battle it already lost. Injuries forced the Spartans to forfeit six matches to visiting rival Burgettstown in a 52-13 WPIAL Class AA Section 1-B loss.
Shooting Aftermath: Local school districts gear up for crisis plan reviews
Lawrence County’s district attorney is planning a school safety summit of sorts after the first of the year. Joshua Lamancusa said he will meet with district officials, security guards and police to determine what security measures are in place at local schools and what can be done to enhance them.
Laurel Wrestling Preview: Pickup pushing gives Spartans a lift
One of the most important things to a high school student is a driver’s license. Getting behind the wheel of their dad’s pickup and hitting the open road marks a major step in independence and adulthood. Members of the Laurel High wrestling team don’t need a license to get a truck moving. They push it themselves.
High School Football: Laurel coach Jerry Holzhauser announces retirement
Jerry Holzhauser has called it a career. Holzhauser, 59, announced his retirement after 37 years of coaching for the Spartans, including the last nine as the team’s head coach.
PIAA Cross Country Championships: Laurel’s Emily Maxwell places fifth; local teams fare well
Laurel High’s Emily Maxwell paved the way for the county contingent competing at the PIAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Maxwell, a senior, placed fifth in the girls Class A race in 19:53.
Athlete of the Week: Laurel’s Emily Maxwell turns running joke into WPIAL gold
Emily Maxwell was focused when she reached the finish line at the WPIAL Cross Country Championships last week. So focused, in fact, that she missed one important thing — she won. “It didn’t hit me that I won until making the tape,” Maxwell said.
Sophomores in spotlight at annual career fair
The future was on display yesterday at The Scottish Rite Cathedral, and all the participants were feeling good about it. More than 700 sophomores from area high schools descended on the spacious site for the fourth annual Lawrence County Business and Industry Career Fair.
State student council conference coming here
Final preparations are in place for the 76th annual Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils state conference. The event, hosted by Laurel and Union high schools’ students councils, will be at the Scottish Rite Cathedral and Lawrence County Fairgrounds Nov. 1-3.
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