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- High school basketball in brief | Jan. 16, 2014
- High school basketball in brief | Jan. 9, 2014
Westmont, Cambria Heights dropping to Class A for football
Cambria Heights and Westmont Hilltop will play down one classification the next two football seasons, but representatives of each program believe winning in the the always tough Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference remains the key to success regardless of class.
“You still have to win games,” Westmont Hilltop Athletic Director Tom Callihan said. “It’s a double-edged sword. You have to win playing against schools that are much larger than us. But if we win, we get the bonus points.”
- High school basketball in brief | Jan. 4, 2014
Area players picked by PFN
Four area players were selected to the Pennsylvania Football News 2013 All-State First Team on Thursday.
A total of 16 area players were recognized by the PFN, which picks first, second and third teams on offense and defense in four classifications.
In Class A, Bishop McCort’s Braden Junker was first-team punter.
North Star girls win in Boswell Jaycees Tournament
The North Star girls basketball team has faced big deficits before, so the Cougars didn’t blink when they trailed by 11 at halftime in the 47th Annual Boswell Area Jaycees Tournament on Friday.
The difference was, this time the Cougars didn’t just get close; they finished the job.
Courtney Schrock scored 25 points and North Star held Mount Pleasant to five second-half field goals – including just one in the third quarter – to rally for a 50-41 victory and a spot opposite Bishop McCort in tonight’s championship game.
- High school basketball in brief | Dec. 28, 2013
- High school basketball in brief | Dec. 20, 2013
CORY ISENBERG| Area fans treated to playoff dramas
Some of the most exciting high school football playoff games over the weekend came courtesy of area squads.
Shade’s hard-fought, dramatic victory over Northern Bedford in the District 5 Class A quarterfinal was a stunner, especially for the Black Panthers faithful, who were already planning for Saturday’s playoff game against Tussey Mountain.
Forest Hills upsets second-seeded Mount Union
Forest Hills followed a familiar path in knocking No. 2 seed Mount Union out of the 6-AA field on Friday night.
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