Big Seven Conference: Lancers and Scotties come out on top
It was a record-setting year for the Neshannock High football team. And, a record-tying run for Union. The Lancers claimed a share of the Big Seven Conference championship and won their first-ever WPIAL playoff game. They advanced all the way to the WPIAL Class A semifinals where they fell to powerhouse Clairton. Meanwhile, the Scotties won their first playoff game since 1979. They dropped a WPIAL Class A quarterfinal matchup to Sto-Rox, 33-8.
Photo Gallery, Story: Salvation Army kicks off Kettle campaign
Looking to warm up someone’s Christmas? Well, the kettle is on. The Salvation Army of New Castle launched its annual Red Kettle Christmas Campaign on Saturday morning at Shop N Save in Westgate Plaza.
WPIAL Playoffs: Preview of Union vs. Sto-Rox
The Big Seven Conference will be on display in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class A playoffs. Conference foes Union High and Sto-Rox won last week in the opening round of the district’s playoffs, earning a matchup at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mars High School.
WPIAL Football Playoffs: Neshannock, Union matchups set
The Neshannock and Union High football teams now know where their playoff path is taking them. This morning, the WPIAL announced the locations of the Class A Quarterifinal round:
WPIAL Football Playoffs: Union ready to battle Beth-Center
One drought is ready to end for the Union High football program. Another one is just 48 minutes from coming to an end. The 10th-seeded Scotties (6-3) are appearing in the WPIAL playoffs for the first time since the 2003 season. They are set to meet seventh-seeded Beth-Center at 7:30 p.m. today at California High School in Class A action.
Union PA announcer Don Bromley signs off from the press box
Something will sound different next year at Socs Roussos Stadium. Actually, a piece of Union High athletics will be gone for good. The Scotties’ one constant for nearly the past half century, Don “Doc” Bromley, retired from his last “official” role at Union as the football public address announcer following last week’s home game.
Sophomores in spotlight at annual career fair
The future was on display yesterday at The Scottish Rite Cathedral, and all the participants were feeling good about it. More than 700 sophomores from area high schools descended on the spacious site for the fourth annual Lawrence County Business and Industry Career Fair.
- Shenango, Union planning class reunions
Superintendent details Union’s AYP results
The Union Area School District has achieved the state’s Adequate Yearly Progress for 2012, for the ninth consecutive year. Superintendent Dr. Alfonso “Butch” Angelucci presented the results at Wednesday’s school board meeting, pointing out that the elementary and high schools each fell short of AYP by one category.
State student council conference coming here
Final preparations are in place for the 76th annual Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils state conference. The event, hosted by Laurel and Union high schools’ students councils, will be at the Scottish Rite Cathedral and Lawrence County Fairgrounds Nov. 1-3.
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