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Posted: April 19th, 2014

Baseball
Region 2
Sharon at Wilmington, noon
Mercer at Hickory, noon
Region 7
Girard at Corry, 4 p.m.
Region 8
East at McDowell, 1 p.m.
Non-region
Fredonia (N.Y.) at Harbor Creek, 1 p.m.
Mercyhurst Prep at Eisenhower, 4 p.m.
Northwestern at Titusville, 4 p.m.

Softball
Region 4
Harbor Creek at Villa Maria, 1 p.m.
Region 7
Mercyhurst Prep at Strong Vincent (Harding), 11 a.m.
Non-region
Franklin at Meadville, 11 a.m.
Mercer at Slippery Rock, 11 a.m.
Corry at Warren, noon
Sharpsville at Cambridge Springs, noon
Titusville at Wilmington, noon

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball, Softball
Posted: April 18th, 2014

Baseball
Region 7
General McLane 8, Fort LeBoeuf 5
Non-region
McDowell 11, Waynesboro 6
Saegertown 11, Conneaut 0, 6 innings
Meadville 10, Saegertown 5

Softball
Region 4
Northwestern 24, Girard 3, 3 innings
Fairview 11, Villa Maria 10, 8 innings
Non-region
Saegertown 12, Conneaut 1, 5 innings

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Baseball, Softball
Posted: April 17th, 2014

Baseball Region 1 Lakeview 7, Rocky Grove 6, 8 innings Region 2 Sharpsville 11, West Middlesex 1, 5 innings Wilmington 5, Mercer 0 Region 3

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Posted: April 17th, 2014

Fans can vote for the Breakout Team of the Week on the top right corner of the page. Voting continues through Saturday at 4:59 p.m.

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Posted in: Breakout Team
Posted: April 16th, 2014

Class A Rank School Rec. Prv 1. Sharpsville 3-1 1 2. Iroquois 2-1 2 3. Cochranton 4-0 3 4. Saegertown 2-3 4 5. West Middlesex

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Posted in: Softball
Posted: April 16th, 2014

Baseball Region 2 West Middlesex 6, Reynolds 4 Region 7 Warren 5, Harbor Creek 1 Softball Region 1 Kennedy Catholic 7, Commodore Perry 5 Non-region

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Posted: April 16th, 2014

McDowell standout basketball player Michael Beck will continue his basketball career close to home as he has committed to Edinboro. Beck, a 1,000-point scorer at

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Posted in: Basketball
Posted: April 16th, 2014

In Erie high school sports, 11 days can make quite a difference. Check out these Ainsworth Field photos from April 4 (soggy and cold), April

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Posted in: Baseball, District 10
Posted: April 16th, 2014

More than 4,400 votes were cast this week as fans honored five more spring athletes. Tanner Teconchuk of Warren won the baseball poll, while Northwestern’s

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Posted: April 15th, 2014

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted in: Football
Posted: April 15th, 2014

Softball Non-region Notre Dame Academy (Ohio) 8, McDowell 7 Boys tennis Non-region Cathedral Prep 5, Mercyhurst Prep 0 Boys volleyball Region 1 Cambridge Springs def

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Posted: April 15th, 2014

Scrimmages still to be determined. Regular season Date Opponent Time Aug. 29 at Glenville (Ohio) 7 Sept. 5 Strong Vincent* 7 Sept. 12 McDowell* 7

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Posted in: Football
Posted: April 14th, 2014

Boys lacrosse Non-region Canisius (N.Y.) 11, Cathedral Prep 5 Girls lacrosse Non-region Villa Maria 10, Notre Dame (Ohio) 4 Boys tennis Region 3 Mercyhurst Prep

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