WPIAL Softball Playoffs: Mohawk rolls to win
Mohawk High’s battery gave the team a positive charge yesterday. The pitcher-catcher duo of Jaki Bender and Lucia Fee powered the Lady Warriors softball squad to a 7-0 victory over Brentwood in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs at North Allegheny High School.
Athlete of the Week: Meet Kim Burdett of Shenango
Sitting in math class. Eating lunch with friends. Brushing her teeth. No matter what Kim Burdett finds herself doing, there’s a good chance there’s one thing first and foremost on her mind — softball.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 15
Wilmington High softball pitcher Abby Sotter was in control yesterday. Sotter tossed a complete game, lifting the Lady Greyhounds to a 6-1 District 10, Region 2-AA home win over Mercer.
NHL Playoffs: Pens top Senators 4-1 to take series opener
The Ottawa Senators know there is little margin for error if they want to upset the Pittsburgh Penguins. If they don’t slow down Pittsburgh’s potent power play, they’ll have a difficult time against Sidney Crosby and the rest of the Penguins.
High School Basketball: Union grad set to coach Kennedy Catholic girls
Chris Mele is taking his 20 years of coaching experience to Kennedy Catholic High School. Mele, a Union High graduate, was announced yesterday as the head coach of the Lady Golden Eagles basketball team.
WPIAL Baseball Playoffs: Ritchie hurls gem as Laurel advances
On a cold and blustery day, Brandon Ritchie brought some heat. The senior tossed a two-hitter yesterday to lead Laurel to a 1-0 win over Washington in a WPIAL Class AA first-round baseball playoff tilt at Chippewa Park.
WPIAL Baseball Playoffs: Seamans, Schuller lead Union to win
Wayne Seamans and Devan Schuller were quite the 1-2 punch for the Union High baseball team yesterday. Seamans did his damage at the plate and Schuller was lethal on the mound.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 13
Wilmington High track and field standout Jon Yohman tuned up for the district championship meet in a big way Saturday. Yohman won two events for the Greyhounds at the Mercer County Athletic Conference Invitational. The event was hosted by Hickory High School.
Spring Sports: A roundup of local action for May 10
It’s title time for the Wilmington High softball team. The Lady Greyhounds clinched their first District 10, Region 2-AA title since 2010, rolling past visiting Lakeview, 13-0, in five innings.
High School Softball Playoffs: Neshannock earns top seed
The Neshannock High softball team got rewarded yesterday. The Lady Lancers cruised through the competition, capturing the WPIAL Section 4-AA title with a 14-0 record.
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