Shanksville boys edge Berlin
BERLIN – WestPAC South leader Shanksville-Stonycreek raced ahead of Berlin Brothersvalley in the fourth quarter to claim a crucial 57-52 victory on Saturday.
The Vikings (13-2) outscored the Mountaineers 20-10 in the final quarter to erase a five-point deficit.
Carter Slade led the Vikings’ charge with 27 points while his teammate Ryan Platt netted 19 points.
Jake Snyder had 22 points to lead Berlin (11-4) and Zac Cooney added 19 more for the hosts.
Shanksville falls to Berlin girls
BERLIN – Erica Craig netted a game-high 16 points to help the Mountaineers trounce 4-13 Shanksville-Stonycreek 71-24.
Aleesa Fieg scored 15 points and Shelby Coughenour added 11 more for Berlin Brothersvalley, which improved to 12-2 with a 7-0 mark in WestPAC South play.
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Tomlin hit with $100G fine
Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
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On a high note: Penn State ends year with win, holds off Wisconsin rally in upset
A bright future for Penn State emerged on a cool, crisp day in the Midwest.
Bruins snap skid against Pens
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
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