Pitt’s Dixon appears at Sunnehanna
For the fourth time, the Johnstown Panther Club welcomed Jamie Dixon to its seventh annual A Night With the Panthers on Thursday at Sunnehanna Country Club.
“This event has been terrific,” the Pittsburgh men’s basketball coach said. “It’s fun, and there are a lot of friends up here. It changes all the time, and you meet new people and see old friends at the same time.”
Younker, Negri earn Point Award nods
Pitt-Johnstown pitcher Derek Younker efficiently worked his way to a March Point Stadium Award nomination.
His teammate Nate Negri pulled off a rare feat to take the April nomination.
Shazier taken by Steelers at No. 15
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished outside the top 10 in total defense last year for the first time this century, thanks in part to a toothless pass rush that registered just 34 sacks and a series of missed tackles that turned small plays into big ones.
The Steelers believe the path back to the top begins with Ryan Shazier.
Richland wrestler picks UPJ
Richland wrestling standout Nick Naglic consistently made a name for himself statewide, as he made two PIAA tournament appearances and snagged podium finishes at district and regional tournaments.
With ambitions of making a name for himself nationally, he won’t have to go very far to hit the ground running.
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Kutztown eliminates UPJ in PSAC semifinal
The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team had one rough inning thanks to four Kutztown University bunts, and the Mountain Cats never completely recovered on Friday afternoon.
Kutztown used a six-run first inning to beat UPJ 6-2 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) baseball championship tournament semifinals at Kelly Automotive Stadium.
Younker keeps UPJ alive in PSAC
Pitt-Johnstown senior pitcher Derek Younker had tossed a gem through eight innings of a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference baseball championship tournament opening-round game on Thursday.
But the right-hander was in a jam in the bottom of the ninth inning at Kelly Automotive Stadium.
Tennessee DA: Franklin did nothing ’inappropriate’
A Tennessee prosecutor says Penn State football coach James Franklin did nothing “inappropriate” when he contacted the woman who claims four of Franklin’s players at Vanderbilt University raped her last year.
Prosecutor denies accusation in Vanderbilt rape case
A district attorney said Wednesday that defense attorneys representing a former Vanderbilt football player accused of rape have filed court documents with baseless allegations designed to intimidate the victim and malign prosecutors.
The remarks by Davidson County District Attorney Torry Johnson cane a day after defense attorneys filed documents accusing prosecutors of destroying or not preserving evidence in the case.
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