BUIES CREEK, N.C. — The Saint Francis women used spirited defense and a balanced offense to knock off the Campbell Camels, 79-68, on Thursday night in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
The victory is the first postseason win for the Red Flash in program history and ...
ST. LOUIS — As wrestlers, media and NCAA officials gathered in the Scottrade Center’s Blue Note Lounge on Wednesday for the news conferences to kick off the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, news broke that changed the complexion of the entire tournament.
One tweet from Penn ...
SFU women at Campbell
First Round, WBI Tournament
Tipoff: 7 p.m. at Gore Arena, Buies Creek, N.C.
Records: Saint Francis (16-14); Campbell (21-9).
All-time series: Saint Francis leads 1-0. The Red Flash defeated the Camels, 65-54, on Dec. 31, 1994.
Last time out: Saint Francis fell ...
The Blair County Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations individuals and teams to be considered for its next induction in April of 2018.
Nominations of individuals and teams should be accompanied by documentation of achievements that would include newspaper articles, information from ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Prior to the start of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, Saint Francis senior Georgios Angelou asked his teammates for one more basketball game.
Angelou helped himself, while his young teammates provided plenty of support Tuesday night.
Ambition is a wonderful thing. To be the best, it takes courage to try new things, to take risks, to think big and never settle for the status quo.
Thinking outside the box and trying something different are how you become great.
If you can pull it off.
Penn State is attempting to do ...
LAS VEGAS — Can’t decide the winner in your March Madness bracket? Don’t feel bad. Las Vegas casinos can’t agree on an NCAA Tournament favorite, either.
The Wynn Las Vegas and Westgate SuperBook originally listed Duke as the odds-on pick to win college basketball’s national ...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Playing its best basketball in March is always the goal for coach Coquese Washington and the Penn State women’s basketball program, and for the first time since 2013-14 season, the Lady Lions will return to the national postseason after being selected for an at-large ...
DAYTON, Ohio — Diminutive point guard Junior Robinson fearlessly dribbled into the heart of New Orleans’ defense, pulled up and hit yet another of his oh-so-soft jumpers. This one decided a frenetic opening game for the NCAA Tournament.
The smallest player in Division I scored 23 points ...
By John Hartsock
JOHNSTOWN — Altoona Area High School hockey coach Don Burgmeier and his team basked in the glory of the moment after the Mountain Lions had secured the first Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship in the program’s history late Monday ...
By Scott Franco
The past two years, the Huntingdon Area High School swim team has had a few individuals qualify for the PIAA state meet at Bucknell University. This year, when the Class 2A event gets underway on Thursday, there will be more of a Bearcat feel to the ...
Name: Hunter Gill
High school: Hollidaysburg
Position: Defensive tackle
College choice: Juniata College
Other colleges considered: Lycoming, Thiel, Susquehanna, Saint Andrews
Why I picked Juniata College: “Because of the great coaching ...
Name: Kyle Rhodes
High school: Hollidaysburg
College choice: Waynesburg
Other colleges considered: Alderson-Broaddus, Clarion
Why I picked Waynesburg: “I picked Waynesburg because it fit me best.’’
Greatest high ...
From Mirror reports
LORETTO — Saint Francis safety Lorenzo Jerome continues the NFL Draft process this Thursday when he participates in his pro day at the Ironhorse Sports Complex in Windber. The event begins at 4:30 p.m.
Jerome competed at the NFL Combine on March 6 in Indianapolis. He ...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a grand vision to renovate and beautify Beaver Stadium during an ambitious 20-year facilities master plan, but as of now, there is still no timetable in place for when the project will be started or completed.
It will be at least six years before major ...
JOHNSTOWN — The Altoona Area High School varsity ice hockey team claimed the Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship with an 8-1 win over Johnstown at the Cambria County War Memorial on Monday.
Owen Kravetz and Cole Yeckley each scored four goals for the Mountain Lions.
Altoona broke ...
The big winner in the second round of the PIAA basketball playoffs is Winter Storm Stella.
The snowstorm, which is expected to dump about a foot of snow on our area and even more on eastern Pennsylvania, leading Gov. Tom Wolf to declare a state of emergency before one flake fell, forced the ...
Name: Darcy Lee
School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic
Athlete of the week achievement: Lee scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Lady Marauders’ 52-45 PIAA Class 2A first-round victory over Kane. She had seven points in the ...
Name: Jacob Oliver
School: Huntingdon Area
Athlete of the week achievement: Oliver won his second straight PIAA Class 2A wrestling championship with a 9-2 decision over Susquenita’s Dalton Group in the finals. He had two pins and two ...
There were two championship finals bouts in the Class 2A and Class 3A state tournaments that had the crowd buzzing well after they ended, and one rattled the roof because of the crowd reaction.
I thought nothing could beat the intensity, drama and crowd noise of the Class 2A 138-pound finals ...