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Slippery Rock football - The Rockets continued their impressive season by upsetting Meadville 25-18 in overtime. Slippery Rock didn’t win a game in 2010 and had lost 15 in a row before their curren three-game winning streak.
Titusville football - Pulled off a huge upset by beating Sharon 14-6. The Tigers were down seven players because of suspensions but still fielded a tough team.
Warren boys soccer – The Dragons came to Erie, waited through a 90-minute lightning delay and knocked off powerhouse Mercyhurst Prep 3-1. Warren won the District 10 Class AA title last year and could be on its way to another title this fall.
Iroquois volleyball – Won the Johnson City (N.Y.) tourament over the weekend by winning 12 straight sets. The Braves then defeated Seneca on Tuesday.
General McLane boys soccer – Picked up a huge 2-1 win over Harbor Creek on Monday. The Lances are in sole possession of first place in a brutal region.
Hickory boys soccer – The Hornets beat North East 2-1 in overtime on Saturday. Hickory is looking to get into the playoffs this year and a quality win over the Grapepickers will help.
Strong Vincent boys soccer – Won its first match in three years by defeating Central Tech 2-1. The Colonels followed that up with a 2-0 win against Conneaut, Ohio.
Linesville volleyball – The Lions have been dominating Region 2 all season and picked up a tough four-set win over Saegertown on Thursday.
Cathedral Prep cross country – The Ramblers had a big weekend by winning the Sharpsville Invitational. A few days later, Prep defeating archrival McDowell in a region meet.
Mercyhurst Prep tennis – The Lakers continued their domination of Class AA by shutting out their biggest hurdle, Villa Maria. Mercyhurst took all five matches to earn another big win this fall.
Cathedral Prep golf - Claimed the Region 6 title by winning the final meg-match on Monday. The Ramblers should be a favorite to win another District 10 team title next week.