Renegades post win at Roxbury
Three RBI from Nate Campbell helped the Berkley Hills Renegades topple the Rail Birds, 5-2, on Wednesday in an interleague game at Roxbury Park.
Campbell was 2-for-3 and teammate Jay Shirley drove in two runs.
The Rail Birds’ Kyle Schoen was 2-for-2 while reaching base four times.
Ivory’s home run helps lift Patton
PATTON – Jarid Ivory swatted a solo home run the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday to help Patton outlast Ebensburg, 5-4, in an American Legion game suspended on Tuesday.
The Redmen completed the sweep by edging out Ebensburg in Game 2, clinching the North Division title along the way.
Game 1 saw both teams post runs in the eighth before Ivory’s heroics in the ninth. Adam Polites and Evan Waldron each had two hits in the win. Ebensburg’s Troy Templeton and Scott Lucas each had two hits. Lucas chased in a pair of runs as well.
Patton’s Dom Milanesi had two RBI in the Game 2 triumph. Ebensburg countered with two hits and two RBI from John Grimes along with Tom Howell’s home run in the third.
Portage rolls past Richland
PORTAGE – Michael Bryja was 3-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored as Portage rolled past Richland, 15-0, in four innings of American Legion action.
Brandon Madigan had two hits and scored three runs while Brandon Vocco finished with two hits, two RBI and two runs scored.
Brandon Fesko had the lone hit for Richland.
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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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