Strong Vincent grad Bender has strong game in Misericordia win

   September 22, 2014 2:58 pm    0

Strong Vincent graduate Donald Bender continued his strong start with the Misericordia football team, a Division III program in Dallas, Pa. Bender, a 5-foot 10-inch, 250-pound sophomore defensive end, recorded six tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack, in the Cougars’ 35-0 win over FDU-Florham on Saturday. For the season, Bender ranks third…


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McDowell grad, Pitt RB Conner now leads nation in rushing

James Conner

   September 22, 2014 1:28 pm    0

Pitt sophomore running back James Conner, a McDowell graduate, now leads the nation in rushing yardage and is tied for the top spot in rushing touchdowns. After his 155-yard performance Saturday in the Panthers’ 24-20 loss to Iowa, Conner is No. 1 in major-college football with 699 yards through four games. The 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound…


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On Campus notebook: Area golfers drive Behrend success

   September 21, 2014 7:00 am    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s golf team is benefiting from the play of former District 10 golfers. The Lions have won team titles in all three invitationals they have competed in, and three area golfers claimed medalist honors. Fort LeBoeuf graduate Nicholas VanDamia (Penn State Altoona Invitational), Kennedy Catholic graduate Dante Vetica (Mount Aloysius Invitational)…


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Big day of football for area PSAC teams

   September 20, 2014 10:40 am    0

Erie County’s three Division II football teams — Gannon, Edinboro and Mercyhurst — are all home today at noon against tough opponents in PSAC crossover games. Gannon will try to move to 3-0, while Edinboro and Mercyhurst will seek their first wins after opening with two losses. Read more about each game with today’s Erie…


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Conner, Pitt take on tough Iowa run defense; vote in poll

James Conner

   September 20, 2014 10:09 am    0

McDowell graduate and Pitt sophomore running back James Conner has received plenty of national attention early in the season, including online stories this week by and Sports Illustrated’s website. The 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound Conner has drawn the spotlight for the mix of power and speed that have helped him get off to an impressive start. Through three…


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LeBoeuf grads Pace, Oberlander excel for Behrend soccer

Sami Pace, Fort LeBoeuf graduate, Penn State Behrend soccer 2014

   September 19, 2014 3:31 pm    0

  A pair of Fort LeBoeuf graduates have been key players in the Penn State Behrend women’s soccer team’s 6-1 start. Sophomore Sami Pace ranks second on the team with both six goals and 14 points. She also has two assists. Three of her goals have been game-winners. Pace was named Behrend’s Enterprise Rent-A-Car Athlete…


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McDowell grad, Pitt RB Conner featured in Sports Illustrated online story

James Conner

   September 17, 2014 10:35 am    1

  McDowell graduate James Conner’s national profile continues to rise as he piles up big rushing numbers at Pitt. Today, Sports Illustrated’s website posted an extensive article on Conner and his background. Check out the Sports Illustrated story (click here).


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Cathedral Prep grad DeHart to return kicks for Yale

Jake DeHart

   September 17, 2014 6:11 am    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Jake DeHart appears to have claimed a spot as a kicker returner as a true freshman with the Yale football team. DeHart is listed in the No 1 spot at kick returner on the Bulldogs’ two-deep depth chart going into Yale’s season opener against Lehigh on Saturday. Although most college football teams…


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Former District 10 golf standouts excel at Behrend

   September 17, 2014 5:26 am    0

Several area golfers have driven the success of the Penn State Behrend men’s golf team this season. The Lions have won the team title in the first three invitationals they have participated in, and three area golfers have claimed medalist honors.   Fort LeBoeuf graduate Nicholas VanDamia won a one-hole playoff to earn medalist honors at…


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McDowell grad Cvecko scores winners for Case Western

   September 16, 2014 3:22 pm    0

McDowell graduate Chris Cvecko has been a difference-maker early this season for the Case Western Reserve men’s soccer team. The junior midfielder scored winning goals in back-to-back games recently. Cvecko, a Region 6 first-team all-star as a senior at McDowell, scored in the 50th minute to lead the Spartans to a 1-0 victory against Baldwin…


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