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PIAA tennis dual pits Tigers vs. Tigers

   October 20, 2014 12:08 am    0

A nickname is about the only thing the Fairview and North Allegheny girls tennis programs share going into Tuesday’s PIAA Class AAA first-round dual at Valencia. Play will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Lakevue Athletic Club. The District 10 Tigers arrive there with an overall record of 13-5, while the District 7 Tigers are…

 

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Laker tennis has history with GCC

   October 19, 2014 12:26 am    0

Mercyhurst Prep girls tennis coach Kelly Maslar is familiar with facing Greensburg Central Catholic in the first round of the PIAA Class AA team tournament. The Lakers, who seek a third straight small-school state title, take a 17-1 record into Tuesday’s 2:30 p.m. dual against the District 7 Centurions (14-2) at Pennbriar Athletic Club. It’s…

 

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Friday night’s statewide high school football scores

   October 18, 2014 8:35 am    0

Friday night’s Pennsylvania high school football scores, compiled by the Associated Press: Abington 28, Souderton 0 Academy Park 14, Chester 8 Aliquippa 63, Mount Pleasant 14 Allderdice 54, Linsly, W.Va. 44 Allentown Dieruff 50, Pocono Mountain West 18 Altoona 35, Hempfield Area 12 Ambridge 41, Blackhawk 17 Apollo-Ridge 49, Deer Lakes 21 Archbishop Wood 56,…

 

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Team tourney concludes D-10 girls tennis

   October 16, 2014 12:07 am    0

A week’s worth of District 10 girls tennis ends with today’s team finals at Pennbriar Athletic Club. Each best-of-five-dual starts at 1 p.m., with Mercyhurst Prep taking on Hickory in Class AA and Fairview and Warren facing off in Class AAA. Mercyhurst has a won a D-10 title every year since since the tournament began…

 

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D-10 doubles tournament updates

   October 15, 2014 9:07 am    0

Tennis updates from Wednesday’s District 10 girls doubles tournament at Pennbriar Athletic Club. The winners automatically advance to the PIAA tournament, scheduled the weekend of Oct. 31 at the Hershey Racquet Club: *Wednesday’s action is complete. Mercyhurst Prep’s Lauren Petrella and Caitlyn Schultz have won the District 10 Class AA doubles title with a 6-1,…

 

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Top seeds determined for D-10 doubles

   October 15, 2014 12:17 am    0

Mercyhurst Prep and Fairview will boast the top-seeded doubles teams when the District 10 girls tennis tournament resumes today at Pennbriar Athletic Club. The one-day doubles meet will start at 8:30 a.m. The winners of the Class AA and Class AAA championship matches automatically advance to the PIAA tournament, scheduled the weekend of Oct. 31…

 

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Tigers’ Sertz secures D-10 Class AAA tennis title

   October 14, 2014 12:10 am    0

Fairview girls tennis coach Rick Sertz contemplated the current and future status his program, and those of others in District 10, when he finally reasoned the Class AA Tigers would fare better by moving up to Class AAA status for the PIAA’s current two-year cycle. Sertz’s calculated gamble paid off, at least for the short…

 

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Wildman working way up D-10 coaching list

   October 14, 2014 12:03 am    0

Sharon’s 40-0 shutout of Northwestern last Friday was the 219th career coaching victory over Jim Wildman’s two tenures with the Tigers. Wildman, who returned to run the program in 2013, currently ranks fifth in that District 10 category. He’s only three wins away from tying another Mercer County notable, Greenville’s Bob Stone, for fourth all-time….

 

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Grove City frosh seeks D-10 tennis upset

   October 13, 2014 12:21 am    0

Grove City tennis player Emily Gordon has a chance to become District 10’s first singles champion from Mercer County in more than a decade if she can upset Mercyhurst Prep favorite Lauren Petrella in today’s Class AA tournament final at Pennbriar Athletic Club. The small- and large-school title matches are scheduled there at 3:30 p.m….

 

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D-10 team tennis duals determined

   October 12, 2014 12:50 am    0

District 10 girls tennis tournament director Andy Findlay confirmed during Saturday’s singles meet that Fairview and Warren will play for the Class AAA championship this Thursday. The 12-5 Tigers and the 4-7 Dragons will meet at 1 p.m. at Pennbriar Athletic Club. It will be the third dual between the Region 2 entrants, with Fairview…

 

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D-10 tennis honors late Oil City coach

   October 12, 2014 12:01 am    0

Oil City tennis coach John Best, who died unexpectedly last Monday, was honored in a short ceremony held before the opening matches of Saturday’s District 10 girls singles tennis tournament at Pennbriar Athletic Club. Best, who was in charge of the Oilers’ boys and girls programs since the mid-1990s, died at UPMC Northwest. The Seneca…

 

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District 10 girls tennis updates

   October 11, 2014 9:53 am    0

Updates from Saturday’s District 10 girls singles tennis tournament at Pennbriar Athletic Club. The finalists will return there for Monday’s 3:30 championship matches. — Mike Copper *Play has concluded at Pennbriar. Returning there for Monday’s finals are Lauren Petrella vs. Emily Gordon (Class AA) and Shannon Sertz vs. Amy Matczak. *Grove City freshman Emily Gordon…

 

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Friday night’s statewide football scores

   October 11, 2014 9:51 am    0

Friday night’s football scores from throughout Pennsylvania, compiled by the Associated Press: Academy Park 16, Interboro 0 Aliquippa 48, Freedom 10 Allderdice 15, USO 8 Altoona 28, Kiski Area 10 Annville-Cleona 52, Kutztown 6 Apollo-Ridge 49, Freeport 20 Archbishop Ryan 42, Archbishop Carroll 7 Archbishop Wood 48, Cardinal O’Hara 6 Athens 34, Wyalusing Valley 28…

 

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Reynolds back rumbles into D-10 top 30

   October 6, 2014 2:24 pm    0

Reynolds senior Mike Millero now ranks among the top 30 running backs in the history of District 10 football. The Wilmington Greyhounds contained Millero to 48 yards on the ground during their 28-7 victory over the Raiders last Friday. That still left the district’s active leader with 3,661 career yards. Millero likely needs one or…

 

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Ciacchini joins sister as D-10 golf champ

   October 5, 2014 12:21 am    0

Annie Ciacchini won her first — and only — District 10 girls golf tournament title Saturday. Ciacchini survived more than four hours of what turned out to be faux match play against friendly rival Grace Brzozowski of Mercyhurst Prep at Riverside Golf Club in Cambridge Springs. The seniors, tied at 151 after the second of…

 

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