High School Baseball Playoffs: Union, Laurel to play Monday
A pair of Lawrence County high school baseball teams received their playoff assignments yesterday. Laurel and Union high are the lone area representatives in the WPIAL playoffs, which open Monday.
NHL Playoffs: Crosby delivers as Penguins take command
Sidney Crosby picked up the touch pass from Jarome Iginla near center ice and sprinted toward the New York Islanders' net. Broken jaw or no broken jaw, the Pittsburgh Penguins' captain had only one destination in mind.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 9
The bats were thundering for the Shenango High softball team yesterday. The Lady Wildcats (14-6) scorched 16 hits en route to a 13-8 nonsection decision over Ellwood City Lincoln.
College Baseball: Former Union standout goes 7 for 7
Union High graduate Jason Burkes was a hitting machine for the Pitt-Bradford baseball team in its season finale. Burkes went 7 for 7 in the Panthers 15-10 victory over Houghton.
WPIAL Class AA Qualifier: Check out our photo gallery and story as local athletes shine
Shenango High track and field star Amanda Herb is looking to make waves at the WPIAL Championships. Herb shined during the WPIAL Class AA Qualifier at Shady Side Academy yesterday, taking home the top spot in the shot put (37-9) and discus (100-9).
WPIAL Class AAA Northern Qualifier: New Castle boys advances to championships
The results were mixed yesterday for the New Castle High boys and girls track and field teams. Five individuals and a relay team advanced for the Red Hurricane boys at the WPIAL Class AAA Northern Qualifier at Butler High School. No members of the Lady ’Canes moved on.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 8
Defense fell apart yesterday for the Laurel High baseball team. The Spartans committed seven errors in a 5-2 WPIAL Section 5-AA loss to visiting Beaver Falls.
Athlete of the Week: Meet Ryan Brumbaugh of Wilmington
It was a simple single up the middle. The same type of hit, in fact, that Wilmington High’s Ryan Brumbaugh has made hundreds of times during batting practice and games in his baseball career.
NHL Playoffs: Fleury struggles in Pens’ loss to Isles
Marc-Andre Fleury sat with his head in hands for several minutes before taking questions in the cramped Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room. After struggling in a disappointing 6-4 loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday night, Fleury needed time to gather himself enough to discuss his difficult outing.
High School Baseball: Ritchie propels Laurel into WPIAL playoffs
Brandon Ritchie proved to be Neshannock’s worst nightmare yesterday. Whether Ritchie was coming at them from the mound or at the plate, there simply was no escaping it for the Lancers.
- More Sports Headlines
- High School Baseball Playoffs: Union, Laurel to play Monday