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North defense happy to get back to contact as Lantzy game approaches
It’s been a while since organized live contact on the football field has been a concern for anyone suiting up to play in Friday’s Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star game at Greater Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium.
Talking to members of the North defensive unit, that long wait came with a satisfying end on Monday when teams went into contact drills in the week-long preparations for the 44th edition of the region’s football showcase.
- Lantzy coaches ready for big week
- CORY ISENBERG | Changes made to Lantzy game
Elk County defeats Bishop McCort in PIAA semifinal
A game of inches.
A tough call.
Crushers' impressive run comes to emotional end
One of the most successful senior classes in area high school baseball history played its final game on Monday afternoon.
Bishop McCort lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to undefeated Elk County Catholic in the PIAA Class A semifinals at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field.
- State semifinal pits Crushers against unbeaten Elk County Catholic
- CORY ISENBERG | Quest for PIAA gold nears end
Bishop McCort rolls on to Class A semifinals
When Bishop McCort batters became Bishop McCort baserunners during Thursday’s PIAA Class A baseball quarterfinal at Frank J. Marko Field at the Burkett Complex, rarely were the Crimson Crushers satisfied with the base that was occupied.
It didn’t take long in most cases for Bishop McCort to upgrade its position on the bases, either. In total, the Crimson Crushers swiped 10 bases in 11 attempts against District 9 runner-up Cranberry on their way to a 7-2 win over the Berries (14-3).
Northwestern eliminates Bedford in quarterfinal
Bedford never could get its offense rolling in Thursday’s PIAA Class AA quarterfinal baseball playoff game.
Three days after the District 5 champion Bisons had tallied 10 runs in a first-round state playoff victory, Northwestern right-hander Nate Noe limited Bedford to four hits, with three of those coming in the third inning.
Forest Hills sees 4 make choices
Four Forest Hills High School student-athletes announced their intentions to continue their careers at the collegiate level on Wednesday at the school’s field house.
Nicole Richards, Gannon University, golf: Richards was part of the Forest Hills golf team that won District 6-AA and placed fourth in the state.
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