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Larry Kelly: Cheers, tears and a state title for the ages
The New Castle High boys basketball team won the first PIAA championship in school history Saturday at the GIANT Center in Hershey. I laughed, I thought, and I had my emotions moved to tears. It was a great day to be a Red Hurricane.
State champion ’Canes to sign autographs at The News
The ’Canes are coming to town. And we’re giving you a chance to meet the state champions! Just stop by the main office of the New Castle News between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Thursday before the victory celebration on Kennedy Square.
Parade to honor state champion ’Canes
New Castle will have the opportunity to celebrate its championship basketball team once again this week. The city and school district are co-hosting a downtown parade Thursday in honor of New Castle High’s Red Hurricane basketball team.
'Canes make history with state title!
The Perfect Storm. That's how the 2013-14 New Castle High Red Hurricane basketball team will forever be remembered after capping an unbeaten season with a state title on Saturday.
Fan Frenzy: Hundreds gather to cheer on ’Canes
It was billed as a pep rally for the New Castle High basketball team. But the focus quickly expanded from the Red Hurricane — which plays tomorrow night in Hershey for the PIAA Class AAAA championship — to include a celebration of the community that has produced and embraced the undefeated, three-time WPIAL champs.
Larry Kelly: If you aren’t from New Castle, you just don’t understand
I'm a New Castle guy. I love my town and the people who live in it. New Castle people are different in a special way. If you’re a New Castle person like me then you know what I’m talking about.
New Castle principal suing district, superintendent
With alleged sexual harassment complaints under investigation, a New Castle school official is suing his school district and the superintendent.
Attorney says someone trying to discredit Razzano
Robert Razzano’s attorney believes there is a concerted effort by someone to discredit his client. Razzano, 52, the New Castle Junior High School principal, has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigates several alleged sexual harassment complaints against him.
Tim Kolodziej: Three lessons we can learn from ’Canes’ magical run
Each time they set foot on the court, coach Ralph Blundo and his basketball team continue to teach us about sustained excellence. There are probably dozens of ways we can dissect their success this season, but here are three key lessons I’m learning from this unique squad.
Leechburg accepts Meehan’s resignation
The Leechburg School District has officially accepted the resignation of Terence P. Meehan as its superintendent. Meehan tendered his resignation to the board effective Monday, turning down a five-year contract with the school district with a starting pay of $125,000.
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