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.
NFL Draft: Steelers trade to select QB Landry Jones of Oklahoma
Forget the first three rounds of the draft, it took until the third day for things to really get interesting for the Steelers. A linebacker, a halfback and a wide receiver fail in comparison to what happened Saturday in the fourth round. First, the Steelers traded away a future draft pick for the first time in 40 years, and then they drafted a quarterback!
Gene Collier: Jones falls into Steelers' lap during NFL Draft
The surprises didn't exactly come in waves in Round 1 of the NFL draft, which was perfectly thematic because it was certainly no surprise when the Steelers pounced on Jarvis Jones, much in the way they expect him to pounce on quarterbacks as early as this fall.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for April 25
Two Lawrence County track and field stars won gold at the Midwestern Athletic Conference invitational yesterday at Mars High School.
NFL Draft: Steelers looking for depth, not impact players
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert doesn’t believe there’s an immediate starter to be found with the team’s 17th pick in the NFL draft.
Athlete of the Week: Meet New Castle’s Carley Aven
It’s amazing what a little trust can do. New Castle High freshman pitcher Carley Aven is just starting to learn the benefits of that. Entering her first season on the Lady ’Canes’ softball team, the young hurler thought she had to do everything short of literally putting the team on her back in order to succeed.
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