College Football: Florida St., Ohio St take top 2 spots in BCS
Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.
High School Football: Neshannock’s Dovidio, Oliva lead Big Seven all-stars
The Neshannock High football team followed up its 2012 season with a repeat performance. Meanwhile, Laurel got back into the postseason for the first time since 2009.
Football News: Union grad to suit up for Team Europe — and Team USA
Jordon Rooney will be a busy man next month. And that has very little to do with Christmas. The 23-year-old will compete in a pair of football games a little over a week apart near the end of December.
NHL Hockey: Bruins snap skid against Pens with OT win
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime. Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 yesterday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
Steve Treu: Steelers turn it around with turnovers
Troy Polamalu attempted his patented psycho blitz into the line of scrimmage, only to be stopped cold in his tracks. He bounced off right guard Shawn Lauvao and swiftly doubled back to his original position near midfield, five yards off the line.
College Football: Sharbaugh, Mangino ready to go to war for YSU
In the culture of the American Indian, there were two types of tribe members. Tribes included the chieftain, who was the leader of the group. His responsibilities required him to lead and inspire, to make sure the women and children were safe and there was sufficient food to feed the group.
New Castle native overcomes painful disease for swimming success
Imagine feeling excruciating pain when you wake up each morning. Same thing when you try to walk down the stairs to start your day — or even attempt a simple task such as gripping a pencil. Welcome to the world of New Castle native Kyler Rosta.
College Football: Christofferson to play in front of pro scouts
Sean Christofferson will get his chance to impress some pro scouts next month. The Westminster College senior defensive lineman and former Wilmington High standout was among five Titans players selected to compete in the D3 Senior Classic Scout Bowl on Dec. 13 in Salem, Va.
College Football: Locals earn PAC honors
Four former local high school standouts were honored by the Presidents’ Athletic Conference yesterday. Westminster senior defensive lineman Sean Christofferson was named to the All-PAC first-team defense, while Geneva senior all-purpose back Rocco Colavecchia earned first-team laurels on offense.
NHL Hockey: Pens erupt in third to down Ducks
When Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma shuffled the lines in search of a spark for his slumping offense, putting Evgeni Malkin and rookie Brian Gibbons on the ice together wasn’t what he had in mind. Still, he’ll take it.
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