Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Joe Swanson, Girard

   January 11, 2013 12:38 am

Girard’s Joe Swanson has been a force underneath the hoop for most of his high school career. The 6-foot 4-inch senior forward is off to another terrific start this winter at 14.9 points per game. With the competition in Region 6 starting to heat up, so has Swanson. He scored 20 points in a 61-32…

Erie Times-News Breakout Female Basketball Player of the Week: Harlie Bolt, Girard

   February 18, 2012 12:58 am

Harlie Bolt has developed into a tough matchup for most Class AA girls basketball teams. The 5-foot 10-inch forward can be dominant inside when  she steps onto the floor and is averaging around 9 points per game this season. Bolt put together a solid performance against Region 4 opponent Seneca. The junior scored 20 points…

Erie Times-News Breakout Male Basketball Player of the Week: Blake Byham, Girard

   February 11, 2012 12:55 am

Byham is by no means the only offensive threat Girard has on its boys basketball team, but the 5-foot 7-inch senior guard was the main offensive weapon in a crucial 51-44 win over Central Tech on Jan. 31. He scored 27 points, including six 3-pointers, in the Region 7 win. In his 27-point performance, Byham…

Fall Fastbreak – Girard

   November 9, 2011 3:59 pm

Girard YellowJackets Boys Coach (season, record): Darrin Mayes (13th season, 204-104) 2010-11 overall record: 10-13 2010-11 region record (place): 7-7 (fourth) 2010-11 playoff results: Lost 55-43 to Sharon in the District 10 Class AAA quarterfinals. Top players lost: Anthony Stuart, Tyler Tome, Brandon Nicosia Top returning players: Carl Lewis, Garrett Brown, Blake Byham, Joe Swanson…