College Baseball: Ex-Wilmington star to play in World Series
Sutton Whiting will play on college baseball’s biggest stage.The former Wilmington High standout, who transferred to and graduated from Louisville Ballard, will join his University of Louisville teammates in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
High School Football: Quartet set for all-star game
Local high school football players will get another chance to play this weekend. Thiel College will host the third annual North-South All-Star football game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Alumni Stadium.
High School Basketball: Stanley returning to coach at Union
Union High is turning to a familiar face to lead its boys basketball program. Former Scotties and New Castle coach Mark Stanley was hired last night’s meeting of the Union Area School Board to replace Dave Smialowski, who resigned last month after seven seasons.
Athlete of the Week: Meet Marissa DeMatteo of Neshannock
Neshannock High junior second baseman Marissa DeMatteo is a really good softball player. Veteran Lady Lancers coach Tracy Kimmel believes she’s more than that.
Photo Gallery, Story: Neshannock girls fall in PIAA semifinal
So close, yet so far away. The Neshannock High softball team was stopped one game short in its quest for a third-straight appearance in the state championship game yesterday when it dropped a heartwrenching 5-4 decision in eight innings to Claysburg-Kimmel in the PIAA Class A semifinals at Hempfield Area High School.
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Local Bowling: Vanasco rolls perfect game
Ron Vanasco reached a personal milestone.
Penguins fire Bylsma, hire Rutherford as GM
Jim Rutherford doesn’t believe the Pittsburgh Penguins need to undergo a massive overhaul to regain their spot among the NHL’s elite.
Photo Gallery, Story: Neshannock tops Burgettstown in PIAA softball playoffs
The Neshannock High softball team had to work a little harder the second time around. The Lady Lancers beat Burgettstown for the second time this season by securing a 6-1 win yesterday at North Allegheny High School in the PIAA Class A quarterfinals.
PIAA Softball Playoffs: Wilmington’s bats go silent in loss
Whether it’s baseball or softball. From Little League ... through the scholastic and collegiate ranks ... up to the professional and Olympics levels. There’s one absolute. Pitching prevails.
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