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Michigan State mourns loss of 8-year-old super fan

By | April 9, 2014 4:08 pm | 0 Comments


One of the endearing stories from the college basketball season was the friendship between Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old super fan Lacey Holsworth. Today, the Michigan State community received word that Lacey lost her battle with cancer. “She calls me her ‘Superman,’ but she’s the one who’s got the super strength,” Payne once… View Article

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Miller, Indiana set for WNIT quarterfinals Sunday

Curt Miller

By | March 29, 2014 4:55 pm | 0 Comments


Girard native Curt Miller will lead his Indiana women’s basketball team to Brookings, S.D., to take on South Dakota State on Sunday in the WNIT quarterfinals. Indiana (21-12) has tied the program record for single-season victories in Miller’s second season with the Hoosiers. They will meet a South Dakota State team that is 25-9 overall… View Article

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McBride, Miller help Indiana to WNIT victory, 20-win season

By | March 23, 2014 7:10 am | 0 Comments


Villa Maria graduate Karlee McBride played a significant role Saturday night in the Indiana women’s basketball team’s 72-69 victory over Marquette in a WNIT second-round game at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. McBride, a freshman guard, came off the bench to score nine points and added two steals for the Hoosiers. She shot 3-of-5 from… View Article

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Miller guides Indiana to WNIT win; Hoosiers to play Saturday

By | March 21, 2014 2:38 pm | 0 Comments


Girard native Curt Miller earned his first postseason victory as the head coach of the Indiana women’s basketball team Thursday night when the Hoosiers pulled out a 48-47 victory over Belmont in a WNIT first-round game at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. It also marked the first postseason win for Indiana since 2009. Ironically, that victory came… View Article

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Taylor, Ruth lead Penn State to 4th straight Big Ten title

By | March 9, 2014 6:31 pm | 0 Comments


The Penn State wrestling team won its fourth consecutive Big Ten Conference tournament championship with the help of two four-time champions today in Madison, Wis. David Taylor and Ed Ruth won their their fourth consecutive Big Ten individual titles. Taylor, a former national champion and two-time NCAA runner-up, won a 14-5 major decision over Iowa’s… View Article

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Edinboro wins EWL, sends 7 to NCAAs; Penn State leads Big Ten

By | March 9, 2014 10:31 am | 0 Comments


The Edinboro wrestling team turned in an outstanding performance Saturday in the Eastern Wrestling League championships, winning the team title and five individual titles at Cleveland State. Fighting Scots 133-pounder A.J. Schopp won his third EWL title, while Mitchell Port (141) and David Habat (149) each won their second in a row. Vic Avery (184)… View Article

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EWL, Big Ten wrestling tournaments open

By | March 8, 2014 2:11 pm | 0 Comments


Two big college wrestling tournaments of area interest are taking place this weekend. First, Edinboro is at the Eastern Wrestling League tournament at Cleveland State today. The Fighting Scots will aim for a team title and plenty of berths to the NCAA Championships on March 20-22 in Oklahoma City. All-Americans Mitchell Port, ranked No. 1… View Article

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Moore, Mifsud help college teams advance in tournaments

By | March 7, 2014 9:08 am | 0 Comments


Here are some NCAA Division I women’s college basketball updates involving area high school graduates: • Girard graduate Raegan Moore had 12 points and a career-high nine rebounds Thursday night while helping Duquesne to a 61-53 victory over Rhode Island in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament in Richmond, Va. The sixth-seeded Dukes… View Article

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Penn State wrestlers rout Clarion; LeBoeuf grad Daley wins

By | February 24, 2014 8:22 am | 0 Comments


The powerhouse Penn State wrestling team rolled to its 15th victory in 16 dual meets this season Sunday with a 43-3 victory over Clarion in front of a sellout crowd at PSU’s Rec Hall. However, Fort LeBoeuf graduate Evan Daley was a bright spot for the Golden Eagles. Daley, a freshman heavyweight, upset No. 12-ranked… View Article

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McBride, ND on ESPN today; Zoltowski closes in on record

By | February 2, 2014 11:24 am | 0 Comments


Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates:  WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: • Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride and No. 2 Notre Dame will face perhaps their biggest challenge of the season thus far today at 2 p.m. when they visit No. 3 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. The ACC game will be televised live on ESPN. The Fighting… View Article

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