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Richland pride produces victory over Johnstown
Apparently, no one informed Richland and Greater Johnstown that Wednesday night’s Laurel Mountain Hockey League game technically had no bearing on the upcoming playoff seeds.
The Rams and Trojans skated with postseason intensity at Planet Ice. Richland used a pair of late third-period goals to upset the top-seeded Trojans 3-1.
Johnstown's Andrews defends junior crown
Greater Johnstown eighth grader Carnell Andrews entered an elite club by successfully defending his Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling championship this past weekend in Greensburg.
Andrews placed first in the state at 124 pounds this year after winning the 115-pound state championship in 2013.
Cobaugh resigns as basketball coach at Greater Johnstown
Greater Johnstown High School boys basketball coach Neil Cobaugh turned in his resignation and the school district’s board of directors accepted the letter during a regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.
“We received a letter of resignation from our head boys basketball coach Neil Cobaugh,” Greater Johnstown Superintendent Dr. Gerald Zahorchak confirmed on Tuesday night. “The board accepted the letter and declared the position to be announced (as open).”
Richland wrestler rebounds
Dried blood clung to Nick Naglic’s lip.
A cut to his right eyebrow had finally stopped bleeding but was in need of some stiches.
Central Cambria’s Murin earns championship at 106 pounds
Central Cambria freshman Max Murin was the only area wrestler to capture gold Saturday during the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The 106-pounder edged out Penn Cambria’s Nolan Link 2-0 in the bracket’s championship bout.
Lady Trojans looking for district crown
The Greater Johnstown girls basketball team may be young age-wise, but they are gaining experience with every new challenge that they encounter.
The Trojans will face their next hurdle when they take on Huntingdon at 12:30 p.m. today at Mount Aloysius College in the District 6 Class AAA championship.
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Johnstown girls defeat Westinghouse
The Greater Johnstown girls basketball team had just watched a double-digit lead shrink to a single point with 3:23 left in a District 6 Class AAA semifinal game against Westinghouse.
The Trojans were at a crossroads on Wednesday at Central Cambria High School.
No one would have blamed a team loaded with youthful players if it buckled under the pressure.
Coach Rich Price’s squad had other plans.
Three from UPJ among national inductees
The Pitt-Johnstown wrestling program has been among the best at the NCAA Division II level for decades under veteran coach Pat Pecora.
Three reasons the Mountain Cats have such a respected reputation on the national level will be in Cleveland for the Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony on March 13.
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