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Basketball team receives commendation
New Castle Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo and city council presented a commendation to the New Castle high school basketball team. The commendation, presented at council’s work session Tuesday, notes the team has won back to back titles in both the WPIAL and Section 3 with a 52-0 record, and finished the 2012-13 season with 54 consecutive wins in the WPIAL.
Must-See Video: New Castle basketball team does the ‘Harlem Shake’
Maybe you’ve seen the Miami Heat do the “Harlem Shake.” Or maybe you’ve seen the Cleveland Indians do it. Not bad, but they’ve got nothing on the New Castle boys basketball team.
Eighteen apply for New Castle superintendent post
The New Castle Area School District has received 18 applications for superintendent. Tom Templeton of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association told board members at their work session Monday that 22 people had expressed interest in the position, but 18 of them actually submitted applications.
New Castle audit discussion postponed
The New Castle Area School Board has postponed public discussion of an audit conducted by the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s department.
New Castle board gives OK to buy basketball rings
The New Castle High basketball team’s successes this season have generated almost enough funds to buy their celebratory rings.
School board waiting for audit finding review
The New Castle Area School District apparently has findings in an audit of two previous school years. At a special budget meeting Tuesday, the board was prepared to discuss the findings, which cover the 2008-’09 and 2009-’10 school years.
High School Basketball: New Castle’s Shawn Anderson earns all-state honors
Once again, Shawn Anderson is among the best of the best in high school basketball. Yesterday, the New Castle High senior was named to the Pennsylvania Class AAAA all-state first team as selected by sports writers from across the state. It is the second-straight year he gained all-star honors. He was a Class AAA third-team selection a year ago.
New Castle’s Anderson earns all-state honors
New Castle’s Shawn Anderson made quite a name for himself in the WPIAL over the past two years. People notice when you lead your team to two unbeaten regular seasons and two WPIAL titles.
New Castle scores big at science academy
New Castle High School junior John Maas was a big winner at the state Junior Academy of Science regional competition. New Castle students overall took the most top honors at this year’s event at Slippery Rock University with 36 first places and five special awards.
Our Opinion: The Red Hurricane fell short, but that’s not the real story
There are two ways, we suppose, to look at the results of this season’s Red Hurricane basketball team. One is to be disappointed. To achieve so much and come so tantalizingly close to a state championship is difficult. It’s understandable that players and fans have a sense of missing out on something great.
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