Davitch named new football coach at Bishop McCort
Veteran football coach Jerry Davitch is returning to the sidelines not too far from where his life in football began.The Greater Johnstown graduate and former coach at Greater Johnstown and Conemaugh Township at the high school level in Pennsylvania was named the 21st head coach in the history of the Bishop McCort Catholic football program on Tuesday.Davitch replaces Kevin Sheridan, who stepped away from the position because of concerns over the health of his infant son, Owen.
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Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.
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Maggie Lucas buried her face in a towel on the bench as her day, her NCAA tournament and college career came to a disappointing end. Stanford’s swarming defense simply shut down the Big Ten’s best player.
Lucas went scoreless in the second half of third-seeded Penn State’s 82-57 loss to No. 2 seed Stanford on the Cardinal’s home floor Sunday, and finished with just six points in the regional semifinals.
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For each of the past two summers, Penn State coach Coquese Washington has visited Tara VanDerveer at the Stanford coach’s New York home to talk basketball and, specifically, gather tips on the triangle offense.
“It’s almost like going to graduate school of coaching in six hours,” Washington said with a smile.
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Maggie Lucas planted a kiss on the Penn State logo, one final imprint on her home court.
She was the last Lady Lion to sprint toward the locker room, pumping her fist for the final time in front of her fans.
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Maggie Lucas is perpetually in motion, cupping her hands to her ears to inspire the home crowd, or flashing three fingers after another clutch bucket. Her Penn State teammates are always on guard, prepped to be on the receiving end of an elevated chest bump after a game-changing run.
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