Sportsmen plan habitat project
The Jerome Sportsmen’s Association’s annual wildlife habitat improvement project will be held Saturday on a plot along Route 30 east, near the former Moudy’s Welding building between Haines and Horner Church roads.
Conservation groups, Scout troops, sportsmen’s clubs and individuals interested in aiding wildlife should meet at the project site by 8:30 a.m. Work is scheduled from
9 until noon.
Information: Harold Coughenour at 479-4905 or Terry Altemus at 479-4479.
Penn Highlands notches victory
YOUNGWOOD – Penn Highlands defeated Westmoreland County Community College 82-68. Delonte Fennell had 18 points to lead the Black Bears while Joe Dziabo and Jermaine Graves both added 15 points.
Nick Idele and Zachary Smith scored 16 points each to lead WCCC.
The two teams will square off in the semifinals of the WPCC Division III Tournament at 6 p.m. Friday in the East Hills campus gym.
Terriers drop Red Flash
LORETTO – The St. Francis women’s basketball team had its seasonlong six-game win streak snapped by St. Francis (N.Y.) 90-76 on Monday.
The Red Flash (10-13, 8-4) surrendered 51 first-half points, and although they played an even second frame, they could not make up the difference due to hot shooting from the Terriers (16-7, 7-5).
Alli Williams paced the Red Flash offense with 31 points – giving the Bishop Guilfoyle product her fifth 30-point performance of the season. Alexa Hayward knocked down five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points.
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Bishop Carroll boys continue in playoffs
Bishop Carroll trailed just once on Friday in its PIAA Class A first-round contest against Clarion-Limestone at Richland High School.
After that early 3-0 deficit, the Huskies never looked back rolling to a dominating 81-42 victory over the Lions.
North Catholic rolls over Berlin in Class A
Berlin Brothersvalley had a hot start and an uptempo finish in the PIAA Class A boys’ basketball playoffs on Friday night at Pitt-Johnstown.
But Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic rode 6-foot-9 senior center Dominic Robb inside, and used an 11-0 spurt to open the third quarter to pull away in a 56-44 victory at the Sports Center.
Somerset eliminated from Class AAA tourney
Lancaster Mennonite unleashed its offensive arsenal against Somerset on Friday night in first-round PIAA Class AAA basketball tournament action at Richland High School.
The second and fourth quarters were the downfall for the Golden Eagles who fell behind in the second and could never quite get back on track, falling 70-44.
Richland's Pecora is one of two local wrestlers in state finals
It has never been easy for Nico Pecora to just be himself on the wrestling mat.
He’s always been the son of legendary Pitt-Johnstown coach Pat Pecora. And the younger brother of standout Marco Pecora.
Richland rolling forward
Richland High’s boys’ basketball team made history last weekend. Now, the Rams want to add a few more details to this memorable story.
Coach Greg Burke’s team won the program’s first District 6 boys’ basketball title since 1975 in convincing fashion over Central on March 1.
Tomahawks lose shutout
The adage – as Johnstown Tomahawks coach Jason Spence affirmed after his squad’s 2-0 loss to the Janesville Jets on Friday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena – is that you can’t win if you don’t score.
While the Tomahawks came up short on the scoreboard, they weren’t short on chances.
McCutchen leads Pirates offense in loss to Twins
Andrew McCutchen homered, doubled and singled Friday for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
McCutchen went 3 for 3, scored twice and drove in two runs. The reigning NL MVP is 8 for 11 in four games this spring.
Richland wrestler reaches PIAA title match
Nico Pecora gave the area its second state finalist at the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships tonight.
Bedford wrestler reaches state championship match
Bedford will have a state finalist for the second consecutive season, but it will not be the same one.
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