NBC hires Free as boys coach

Tuesday night at Northern Bedford’s school board meeting, Jason Free was hired by a 9-0 vote to replace Barry Crawford as the new head varsity boys basketball coach.

Free has been a varsity assistant the past nine years and is a 1999 graduate of Central where he played for Reggie Nevins.

Crawford coached 15 years at Northern Bedford and compiled a record of 201-175. The Black Panthers are coming off a 19-6 season.

Lilly gets third straight no-hitter

LILLY – Adam Gould allowed no hits and struck out eight for Lilly, it’s third consecutive no-hitter, as it shut out Colver, 10-0, in four innings in Cambria Township Pony League action Tuesday.

Gould added two hits and an RBI, while Dan Terek added two RBIs for Lilly.


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Lilly440 2XX X-10 4 0

2B-Samansky (L). Multiple hits – Gould 2 (L). RBI-Gould, Terek 2, Samansky (L). WP-Gould. LP-Eastman. SO-Gould 8, Eastman 2, O’Saben. BB-Gould 2, Eastman 3, O’Saben 2.

Records: Colver (6-6); Lilly (12-1).

Eldorado Kiwanis defeats McMullen

Dominic Georgiana went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs for Eldorado Kiwanis is a 4-1 victory over McMullen Furniture in an Altoona Teener Minor League game at Seitz Field.

ELDORADO KIWANIS 4, McMULLEN FURNITURE 1: Multiple hits – Georgiana 3 (EK), Fasik 2 (MF). WP-Berkheimer. LP-Swartz. SO-Berkheimer 7, Swartz 11.

Records: Eldorado Kiwanis (5-9); McMullen Furniture (3-13).