WPIAL Girls Playoffs: Teams to tip it off on Friday
The road to the A.J. Palumbo Center starts Friday for local high school girls basketball teams. Neshannock, Mohawk, Laurel and Shenango learned their playoff seedings when the WPIAL’s opening-round matchups were announced last night at the DoubleTree Hotel.
The Doctor of Style: A crowd — and team — like no other
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. The date will be remembered by a legion of fans throughout Lawrence County for years to come. Especially the followers of the New Castle High boys basketball team.
Football Signing Day: Jeffries, McFarland choose their schools
Whether you’re talking about 6-foot-5, 270-pound Neshannock High senior Steven Jeffries or 5-9, 175 Mohawk senior Shane McFarland, the word fits.
Oakland's Zookeeper: Neshannock High graduate leading the cheers for Pitt’s zany student section.
From the Lancer Lunatics to the Oakland Zoo, Jordan Shoup has seen it all. The 2010 Neshannock High graduate and current University of Pittsburgh student has led both schools’ student sections.
NHL Hockey: Jokinen leads Pens past struggling Kings
Jonathan Quick’s Olympic goaltending audition for U.S. national team coach Dan Bylsma ended after three Pittsburgh goals in one rocky period.
Pro Football: Munchak to join Steelers’ staff
Mike Munchak is going back to his roots, and heading closer to home in the process. A person familiar with the decision said Wednesday night the former Tennessee Titans head coach will join the Pittsburgh Steelers as offensive line coach.
High School Football: Laurel bumped up to Class AA, Wilmington drops
Some major change is in store for Lawrence County football teams. Based off the approaching new PIAA enrollment cycle, which runs every two academic years and kicks in this fall, the WPIAL released its revamped conference alignment yesterday.
Kayleen Cubbal: Mangino excited about ‘next chapter’ at Iowa State
Mark Mangino knew when it was right. Sure, three years was a long time to be out of the college football coaching game he so loved. Ultimately, though, it was all about time.
Video, Story: Benzel named football coach at Westminster College
Scott Benzel is the new football coach at Westminster College. Benzel previously was the associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator at Saint Francis University for the past two seasons.
Pro Baseball: Mohawk grad to scout for San Diego Padres
Bobby Mitchell’s new year started out with a bang. The 1985 Mohawk High graduate received and accepted a job offer from the San Diego Padres to be an associate scout under scout Tom Burns.
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