Bedford, Carroll games scheduled
The Bedford boys soccer team and Bishop Carroll girls volleyball squad have been scheduled to play on Saturday after their respective victories on Tuesday.
Bedford, a 2-0 winner over Mars on Tuesday, will face District 10 champion Harbor Creek at 5 p.m. in a PIAA Class AA quarterfinal clash at North Allegheny High School in Wexford.
The Huskies topped Belle Vernon in their first-round contest.
Bishop Carroll, which swept District 5 champion North Star, travels to State College on Saturday with District 4 titleholder Williamson awaiting.
The Class A quarterfinal match will start at noon.
WVIAC honors UPJ’s Stoup
Pitt-Johnstown junior forward Janna Stoup won first-team all-WVIAC honors in women’s soccer.
Senior defender Gena Pentz and junior forward Jackie Becerra were honorable mention selections.
Stoup, led the WVIAC in goals, points per game, goals per game, total points, and game-winning goals.
Nationally, she ranks in the top 26 in five NCAA Division II statistical categories, including fifth in game-winning goals, 11th in goals per game, 15th in both total goals and points per game, and 26th in total points.
UPJ takes one, drops second
John Fees’ spring baseball season accurately mirrors that of his Pitt-Johnstown team.
Fees started slow, losing his first four decisions, but has rebounded nicely in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division.
Pitt ends its spring practices
No trip to a local high school.
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UPJ sweeps IUP in doubleheader
Derek Younker and John Fees each tossed complete games to lead Pitt-Johnstown to 2-0 and 5-1 PSAC Western Division doubleheader wins over the Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon at Point Stadium.
UPJ improved to 13-19, 8-8 in conference-play.
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Former Bedford coach Waltman dies
Royce Waltman captivated Indiana’s basketball fans with his folksy attitude and a penchant for winning.
Being Bob Knight’s right-hand man helped, too.
On Monday night, the man who became a familiar face on college basketball sidelines throughout the state died at age 72 after a long battle with health problems. Waltman’s wife, Carole, notified Indiana State officials Tuesday morning of the death, sports information director Ace Hunt said.
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