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Thiel jumper Jones earns another postseason honor

By | July 2, 2014 12:51 am | 0 Comments


Thiel’s Nic Jones received a final honor to cap his memorable junior season in track and field. Jones, a Franklin High School graduate, was recently named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/Cross Country Second Team. Jones was named the Field MVP at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference outdoor track and field… View Article

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Former area college standouts Cressley, Altavilla could face off in minors

By | June 17, 2014 12:48 pm | 0 Comments


Some day soon, a pair of area pitching standouts might be facing each other in the minor leagues. After being drafted earlier this month, Corry graduate and former Pitt-Bradford pitching standout Aaron Cressley and former Mercyhurst University pitching star Dan Altavilla ended up in the Class A Northwest League. Cressley, who was drafted in the… View Article

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McDowell grad Bohman lands ECAC baseball honor

Brian Bohman

By | June 13, 2014 2:12 pm | 0 Comments


McDowell graduate Brian Bohman received another honor after a strong freshman season with the Penn State Behrend baseball team. Bohman, a catcher, was the named as an ECAC Division III South first-team all-star. He was the only Behrend player selected. Earlier, he was named to the all-AMCC first team after hitting .362 with 51 hits during the season. He also… View Article

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Corry graduate Cressley picked by Padres in 26th round

By | June 7, 2014 8:57 pm | 0 Comments


Corry High School graduate Aaron Cressley realized a lifelong dream Saturday, as the San Diego Padres selected him in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball draft. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound right-hander, who spent the past three seasons pitching for Pitt-Bradford, was chosen 777th overall. Cressley said he was very pleased that he was picked:… View Article

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Behrend’s Hedderick named to all-ECAC softball team

By | June 5, 2014 7:56 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend outfielder/pitcher Kelly Hedderick, a Mercyhurst Prep graduate, was named to the ECAC Division III South Softball All-Star Team this week. The sophomore was selected as a second-team outfielder. Hedderick, the lone player from the AMCC to make the ECAC team, also was selected to the all-AMCC first team this season after hitting… View Article

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Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

By | June 5, 2014 12:08 am | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend capped its most successful overall sports campaign in school history, claiming its highest finish in the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Behrend placed 69th out of 323 teams ranked in the final standings and led all AMCC teams. Behrend charted an all-time best 277 points, breaking the top 100 for… View Article

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Behrend’s Obenrader claims NCAA D-III javelin title

By | May 24, 2014 6:39 pm | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend freshman Mitchell Obenrader had a gold-medal winning throw of 67.01 meters (219 feet, 10 inches) Saturday to win the javelin event at the NCAA Division III championships at Ohio Wesleyan’s George Gauthier Track. Obenrader easily eclipsed his school-record throw on the way to the title. Behrend freshman Malik Moffett-Pulliam, a Cathedral Prep… View Article

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Elmira’s Zoltowski caps college career with more honors

By | May 22, 2014 11:53 pm | 0 Comments


Jessica Zoltowski, a Harbor Creek graduate, completed her college career as the most decorated women’s basketball player ever at Elmira College. Zoltowski, a 5-foot 9-inch senior guard, was named Elmira’s Athlete of the Year and Booster Club Player of the Year this past week. Zoltowski set several Elmira records this season, including career points (1,631),… View Article

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McLane grad Feikles named to 2 all-region teams for La Roche

Colin Feikles

By | May 21, 2014 6:57 am | 0 Comments


General McLane graduate Colin Feikles continues to claim postseason honors after leading the La Roche baseball team to one of its finest seasons. Feikles was named to a pair of all-Mideast Region first teams this week after being selected as the AMCC player of the year earlier this month. ABCA/Rawlings and named Feikles to their… View Article

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Benim picks up 500th coaching win at Behrend

By | May 18, 2014 12:18 am | 0 Comments


Penn State Behrend’s baseball team easily handled Bethany in the ECAC Division III South tournament semifinals Saturday. In the process, the Lions advanced to Sunday’s title game and helped coach Paul Benim earn a milestone victory. Benim picked up win No. 500 as Nathan Junk hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the third inning and the… View Article

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