News sportswriter Ron Poniewasz Jr. and Larry Kelly from Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George (LGKG) talk this week's athlete of the week, Caroline Gibson (the newest member of Laurel's 1,000 point club) and break down some of the top upcoming games this week while looking ahead to the playoffs.
News sportswriter Ron Poniewasz Jr. and Larry Kelly from Luxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George (LGKG) talk this week's athlete of the week, senior Lindsay Frabotta from New Castle, and talk Lawrence County basketball as we gear up for the stretch run of the season.
News sportswriter Ron Poniewasz Jr. and Larry Kelly fromLuxenberg, Garbett, Kelly & George (LGKG) talk this week's athlete of the week, senior Bella Burrelli from Neshannock, and talk Lawrence County basketball as we're almost to the midway point of the season.
New Castle head coach Ralph Blundo talks to the media after his Red Hurricane beat Ambridge, 69-49, in the Ne-Ca-Hi Field House on Friday night. New Castle (7-1 section, 13-3 overall) is alone in first place in Section 2-4A by a game over Ambridge (6-2, 11-6) and Quaker Valley (6-2, 12-2).
The WPIAL released its playoff brackets on Tuesday night and News sports writer Ron Poniewasz breaks down the games involving Lawrence County teams. Also, Ron says there are two constants these last nine years: the New England Patriots and the Ne-Ca-Hi boys basketball team.
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2018-19 Lawrence County section all-stars
Another season and another WPIAL championship for New Castle’s boys basketball team.
Neshannock made history this season when it claimed the program’s first WPIAL girls basketball title.
Laurel established a new program standard this season.
Neshannock moved up a classification, but still made the WPIAL playoffs, this time in Class 3A.
In a tough WPIAL Section 3-2A race, Shenango was able to earn a playoff berth.
Greenville captured the District 10 Region 4 girls basketball title this winter.
Region 2 teams dominated District 10 Class 2A boys basketball this year.
Central Valley and Blackhawk tied for the WPIAL Section 2-4A championship this season.
In a tight WPIAL Section 1-1A race, Vincentian emerged as the champion.
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In Part 2, Ron Poniewasz Jr. from the New Castle News and Luxenberg Garbett Kelly George, P.C.'s Larry Kelly break down the Neshannock High-Delone Catholic and New Castle High-Hickory games on Friday night.
- Tshiebwe has double-double in McDonald's All-American Game
- KC Trophy
- KC 'bolts' to 4th straight PIAA title, first in 6A, in 2OT
- Wilmington grad Sharbaugh a member of Bradley's staff
- Ms. Reds beat Everett to advance to Chocolatetown
- Hickory's spectacular season ends in semifinals setback to 2-time 4A champion Imhotep
- Cox steps up to lead young 'Canes
- Richards, Chatham learn playoff foe
- District semifinal sites, times set for county teams
- Geneva College to host basketball all-star games
- Laurel's Caroline Gibson signs to Slippery Rock
- 2018-19 Lawrence County basketball section all-stars
- SECTION 2-4A boys all-stars: Cox honored as leader of WPIAL title team
- DISTRICT 10, REGION 4 girls all-stars: Greenville sets the pace in region
- SECTION 1-3A boys all-stars: McCormick leads the way for Lancers
- SECTION 1-3A girls all-stars: Burrelli, Nogay, Grybowski, Lape lead team
- SECTION 1-2A girls all-stars: Gibson's record-setting season draws attention of coaches
- SECTION 3-2A boys all-stars: McQuiston plays major role in 'Cats' playoff run
- SECTION 2-4A girls all-stars: Central Valley, Blackhawk dominate
- SECTION 1-1A boys all-stars: Vincentian dominates hoop honorees
- SECTION 1-1A girls all-stars: Rochester sets the standard in league
- DISTRICT 10, CLASS 2A boys all-stars: Farrell heads postseason selections
- Read all the WPIAL, District 10 basketball all-stars stories here
- Roundball Classic coming to Geneva College
- Laurel superintendent calls for more financial transparency from PIAA