The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 19, 2013

Local sports in brief 4/20/2013

JOHNSTOWN — Lacrosse

St. Francis loses road match

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The St. Francis University women’s lacrosse team lost at Sacred Heart, 16-7, on Friday.

The Red Flash (4-12, 1-7) were outscored 9-3 by the Pioneers (5-9, 4-4) in the first half.

Sacred Heart opened the scoring in the first half just two minutes into the game. SFU answered back with a goal from Christina Fini three minutes later. The Pioneers then scored four unanswered goals to take a 5-1 lead with 16:50 to play in the period.

Lindsay Ingram netted her 13th goal of the season and Fini put another one on the board to put the Flash within 5-3 at the 11:30 mark. Sacred Heart responded with its second four-goal run of the first half and held a 9-3 lead at halftime.

The Pioneers extended its lead to eight with two quick goals to start the second half. Rebecca Meyer then scored her 22nd and 23rd goals of the season to put the Flash within six at 11-5 midway through the second half.

Katie Schaaf finished with five points to lead the Red Flash.



St. Francis charity game

set for Sunday

LORETTO – The St. Francis University softball team will hold its second Hitting for Hope charity game Sunday as it plays on LIU Brooklyn at noon.

This year's game is to support 4-year-old Drue Storm.

Storm was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 2. He has been fighting the disease since then and has just under two years of treatment remaining. T-shirts will be sold at the field for $12 and a home-run derby will follow the doubleheader. Fans can sign up for the home-run derby at the field for $10. All proceeds go to Storm as he continues his fight.

High School

Greater Johnstown 3, Bishop Carroll 2: In Johnstown, Tara Bicko and Lexi Lindrose doubled for the Trojans. Bicko scored a run and Lindrose drove one in while teammate Amber Maurer went 3-for-3 with two doubles.

Sarah Gomish singled and hit a solo home run for the Huskies. Hayle Krug doubled and scored a run while Brooke Mento had two hits and an RBI.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Pirates Brawl 0420 Brewers top Pirates in game highlighted by dustup

    Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.
    Yet those were hardly the big blows that attracted all the attention Sunday in the Brewers’ 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Football team ends boycott of embattled coach

    Minnesota State University-Mankato’s football team has ended its boycott of reinstated head coach Todd Hoffner, who successfully fought child pornography charges and other misconduct accusations that removed him from the job for 20 months.
    Hoffner said he assured the players, who refused to take the practice field Wednesday, that interim coach Aaron Keen, who led the team in Hoffner’s absence, will continue in a major role with the team.

    April 20, 2014

  • Penguins 0420a Game 3 pivotal for both teams

    Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL.
    Now they’re heading home for tonight’s Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins, hoping to make even more history.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Penguins 0419 Blue Jackets outlast Pens in double-OT

    Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
    Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury stuffed the initial shot by Cam Atkinson but Calvert stood all alone at the left post and wristed a shot into the open net to even the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at one game each.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pirates 0419 Brewers rally to clip Pirates

    Ryan Braun hit two homers, including a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 Saturday night.
    Braun has five home runs this season after being suspended for the last 65 games of 2013 following Major League Baseball’s investigation into the Biogenesis drug scandal.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area runners gearing for Boston Marathon

    The time was 12:15 p.m. It was Monday April 19, 1897.  Tom Burke had drawn a line across the dirt road with his foot. Eighteen men gathered near Metcalf’s Mill in Ashland, Massachusetts.

    April 19, 2014

  • SRU vs UPJ baseball0418 1 UPJ takes one, drops second

    John Fees’ spring baseball season accurately mirrors that of his Pitt-Johnstown team.
    Fees started slow, losing his first four decisions, but has rebounded nicely in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Pirates 0418 Brewers ward off late Pirates rally bid

    Kyle Lohse pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Carlos Gomez homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Friday night.
    Lohse (3-1) improved to 11-2 in his career against the Pirates, allowing one earned run in a win against them for the second time in six days.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Drama lacking sans Tiger

    If professional golf saw its future at Augusta National last weekend, the sight had to be worse than choking on a 5-foot putt.
    The course was there in all its splendor.

    April 18, 2014

  • Penguins 0418 Penguins are wary of spunky Blue Jackets

    Sidney Crosby is used to the attention. It comes with the territory when you’re the best hockey player in the world.
    Still, the Pittsburgh Penguins star knows the spotlight becomes more acute in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo