Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 3
Laurel’s outfielders have quite the challenge — catch any ball in the air. That might seem like an impossible task, but the Spartans came through yesterday at Shenango in a WPIAL Section 5-AA battle.
Video: Pittsburgh Pirates president makes stop in town
Nittany Lions’ pride roared at the New Englander last night. Pittsburgh Pirates’ president and Penn State University alumnus Frank Coonelly delivered the keynote speech for the Lawrence County Chapter of Penn State Alumni Association event, with all proceeds going to the chapter’s scholarship fund.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 2
The Wilmington High baseball team came up just short in an upset bid yesterday. Sharpsville scored a run in the top of the seventh and hung on for a 9-8 District 10, Region 2-AA win over the host Greyhounds.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 1
Abba Frengel pleaded with her coach to be in the starting lineup. The New Castle High softball catcher had missed the last three weeks with a broken ankle. But she wasn’t missing this game.
Athlete of the Week: Meet Angela McCowin of Ellwood City
What happens when you’ve beaten everybody else? You look for ways to beat yourself. As the WPIAL track and field season progressed for Ellwood City Lincoln High, it was clear that Angela McCowin was running a race of her own in Section 1-AA.
High School Track: Local teams get playoff matchups
Three local track and field teams learned their WPIAL Class AA playoff assignments yesterday. The Mohawk High boys and girls teams will both head to South Side Beaver for a first-round matchup tomorrow.
Tri-County Track and Field Championships: Shenango, Neshannock boys runners carve out niche on Riverside’s day
One triumphed by razor-thin margins, the other by cushions more comfortable than anything you’re likely to find at Ikea. Nonetheless, Shenango High’s Ron Davis and Neshannock’s Robbie Kroner both finished as double winners at Saturday’s Tri-County Track and Field Championships at Shenango’s Glenn “Pop” Johnston Stadium.
Tri-County Track and Field Championships: Mohawk girls claim 13th straight title
You won’t find “Mohawk” too often on the list of first-place finishers from Saturday’s Tri-County Track and Field Championships.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for April 29
The Shenango High baseball team remained alive in playoff contention. The Wildcats rallied from a five-run deficit Saturday to knock off visiting Ellwood City Lincoln in WPIAL Section 5-AA action, 9-8.
Photo Gallery, Story: Sports Hall of Famers bask in spotlight during annual banquet
Tears were shed, careers were honored and memories were celebrated. Hundreds gathered at the New Englander yesterday to commemorate the 2013 inductees to the Lawrence County Historical Society Sports Hall of Fame.
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