NCAA Football: Penn State wins, Pitt falls to Utah
Silas Redd ran for 131 yards and a touchdown and Penn State took advantage of Purdue’s special teams miscues to hold on Saturday for a 23-18 win.
High School Football: Grove City, Lakeview grab wins
In high school football action Friday night, Grove City and Lakeview both rattled off wins.
NCAA Football: Rock returns home
There’s another pair of tough games on tap today for the two local NCAA football squads.
NCAA Football Quick glance: California (Pa.) at Slippery Rock
A breakdown of today's NCAA Division II football game between Slippery Rock and visiting California (Pa.),
NHL: Crosby cleared for contact
Sidney Crosby has traded in his white helmet. There’s still no telling when the Pittsburgh Penguins star will be able to do the same with his practice jersey.
STAIRWAY TO 7: Steelers still have needs to fill
NOW THAT THE NFL draft is over and the Steelers have signed a handful of undrafted free agents, it’s time to look at what the Black and Gold need to do to fill out their roster properly before training camp commences in late July.
EXTRA INNINGS: Law of averages catches up with Selig
I’M GOING to punch the letters on my keyboard in a combination that has never been typed together in the 21 years that major league baseball has been under the “leadership” of one Allan Huber "Bud" Selig.
Here goes: Bud Selig has made a great baseball decision.
THE CHECKERED FLAG: Big weekend for Sprint racers Henry, Holtgaver &Dewease
IT WAS a beautiful weekend in the region as sunshine and temps around 70 allowed for a successful racing weekend. On Friday I headed to Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio for the first time this season. Car counts were pretty good with 19 “410” Sprint Cars, 19 Super Late Models, 19 Stock Cars, 11 Mini Stocks, and 10 E-Mods.
MERCER COUNTY NOTEBOOK: Photo stirs memories of one of county's best
IT’S ONE of my favorite photographs from The Herald’s archives.
Pre-digital age, it’s a classic, glossy, black-and-white publicity photo issued from Wake Forest University’s athletic department, circa early autumn, 1967.
In it, the two men — a college basketball coach and his young, blossoming star — are smiling, easily. This is no Mike Rice moment. They’re relaxed, the harsh glare of Atlantic Coast Conference competition along legendary Tobacco Road having not yet begun.
Lakeview 9 edges Mercer
STONEBORO — Mercer head coach Jack Thorn wasn’t happy with his offense Friday afternoon.
Neither was his counterpart that afternoon — Lakeview’s Bill Beith.
At the end of the day, though, Beith’s Sailors (3-4) found a way to upend Thorn’s Mustangs (1-8) 4-2 in a District 10 interclassification showdown at Lakeview High School.
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