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Bishop Carroll defeats North Star
Bishop Carroll’s Sarah Gomish was unhappy with her play in Saturday’s District 6 Class A title game loss to Penns Manor.
The junior middle hitter more than made up for that lapse on Tuesday, registering 26 kills and 16 service points as the Huskies defeated District 5 champion North Star in PIAA first-round action. Carroll won in straight sets 25-13, 25-17, 25-19.
North Star repeats District 5-A volleyball title
Lauren Walker, North Star’s standout senior outside hitter, sprinted past the Cougars’ backline in a desperate attempt to keep a play alive.
When Walker realized her foot speed would not help her get to the volleyball, she dove and ended up crashing into a padded wall inside Somerset High School’s gymnasium.
Conemaugh Twp. girls, Windber boys capture titles
The Conemaugh Township Indians won their third straight District 5-A girls soccer championship at Somerset Area High School in the first game of doubleheader with a 3-0 victory over North Star.
In the nightcap, Windber captured its first district crown with a 1-0 shootout win over Conemaugh Township in the 5-A boys title match.
Friday preview: Battle of unbeatens highlights slate
A battle of two 9-0, state-ranked teams highlights our weekly look at Friday-night matchups.
North Star's Shubik now with 76ers
Andy Shubik knows his basketball geography.
After all, Shubik successfully coached the North Star High School boys team for decades and followed his three sons as they continued their respective athletic careers in college.
But recently the former area hoops coach learned of a new route on the basketball circuit.
Miller leads North Star to win
The North Star Cougars hosted the Conemaugh Valley Blue Jays on Friday night hoping to extend their winning streak to two games.
The Cougars had dropped their season opener against Portage two weeks ago and rebounded with a win against Ferndale last week.
Friday preview: Somerset basking in football success
A few more signs saying “You’ve entered Golden Eagles Territory” align the streets of Somerset these days. There are a couple more people wearing Somerset football T-shirts at the grocery store.
Funny what a couple of decisive victories can do for a program and a community seeking to move past a couple decades of mostly losing seasons.
North Star blanks Ferndale
With weather forecasts predicting a severe electrical storm, it looked as though the North Star at Ferndale football game was destined to be postponed on Saturday afternoon.
Cambria Heights, Westmont looking for better performances
Two teams looking to rebound after Week 1 losses will meet this afternoon at Price Field.
Westmont Hilltop dropped a one-sided contest to Forest Hills last week in Sidman, putting a blemish on the opening of Pat Barron’s tenure as the Hilltoppers’ coach.
Cambria Heights lost in a high-scoring affair to visiting Richland in what had been tabbed as a potential signature game for a much-improved program coming off a 5-5 season.
Senior shines as Portage stuns North Star in wild game
Gary Gouse knew his Portage Mustangs were big underdogs against two-time defending District 5 champion North Star on Friday night.
And the odds got even longer when his team was forced to play most of the second half without two of its best players.
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