Corner Kick – McDowell

   August 19, 2013 12:40 am

McDowell Trojans Boys Coach: Jamie Smith (6th season, 60-31-3) 2012 overall record: 13-8-0 2012 region record: 5-1-0 (champion) 2012 playoff results: Defeated Cathedral Prep 5-2 to win the District 10 Class AAA championship. McDowell then beat DuBois 3-2 in a PIAA subregional before losing to Upper St. Clair 6-0 in the first round of the…

Area high school grads Clement, Zapolski enjoy success beyond college

   January 24, 2013 10:57 am

A pair of area high school graduates, Adam Clement and Ryan Zapolski, have had a great week in their respective sports. Clement, who starred in soccer for McDowell, was drafted by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the Major League Soccer supplemental draft Tuesday. He recently completed his career with Duquesne University and could be headed…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Dimitrios Arvanitopulos, McDowell

   November 10, 2012 12:30 am

The McDowell boys soccer team possessed a potent offense this fall. The Trojans’ defense was equally as a tough for the District 10 Class AAA champions. A clutch player in the defense turned out to be senior Dimitrios Arvanitopulos. While defenses focused their attention on Eldin Sabic and Miguel Navarro, Arvanitopulos stepped up with one…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Abby Kenski, McDowell

   November 3, 2012 1:20 am

Abby Kenski put together an impressive week to continue her breakout junior season with the McDowell girls soccer team. Kenski started the week with one goal in a 3-1 win as the Trojans clinched the Region 6 championship. A few days later, Kenski scored twice as McDowell defeated Strong Vincent 5-0 in the District 10…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Miguel Navarro, McDowell

   October 27, 2012 1:03 am

The McDowell boys soccer program goes through plenty of turnover each year. This season, with numerous players vying for playing time, junior midfielder Miguel Navarro has stood out for the Trojans. Navarro has put together a terrific season. This past week, Navarro started with two goals in a 6-0 Region 5 win over Meadville before…

District 10 Class AAA girls soccer title match set

   October 22, 2012 3:02 pm

The McDowell girls soccer team will chase its 18th District 10 Class AAA championship Thursday at Dollinger Field. The Trojans, who have won five D-10 titles in a row, will play Strong Vincent at 6 p.m. The Class AAA girls championship has to be played earlier than the rest of the D-10 playoffs because the…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Corey Meyers, McDowell

   October 13, 2012 1:02 am

The McDowell boys soccer team is starting to build some momentum in the second half of the season and senior goalkeeper Corey Meyers is a big reason why. In the past six matches, the Trojans are 5-1 including four shutouts. One of those shutouts was a 
4-0 win over rival Cathedral Prep. Meyers has six…

Football game, 2 soccer games to serve as cancer fundraisers

   October 4, 2012 3:27 pm

The football showdown between Cathedral Prep and McDowell, also known as the Cureage Cup, will serve as a fundraiser for cancer research for the fifth consecutive year. That game is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at Veterans Stadium. However, two upcoming soccer games will serve as cancer fundraisers as well. McDowell and Prep meet…

Erie Times-News Breakout Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Eldin Sabic, McDowell

   September 22, 2012 2:09 am

The McDowell boys soccer team entered the season with several big-time scorers lost to graduation. Eldin Sabic might be the answer coach Jamie Smith is looking for. Sabic, a junior forward, has seven goals in eight matches this season, including four in a 9-1 win over Strong Vincent. He also had the only goal in…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Caroline Mashyna, McDowell

   September 22, 2012 2:08 am

Carolina Mashyna has stepped up as a leader of the McDowell girls soccer team this season. The junior forward has done it all — scoring goals, dishing out assists and even playing some goalkeeper as well. Mashyna recently scored three goals in a 7-0 win over Central Tech. She also had an assist and shut…

Corner Kick – McDowell

   August 12, 2012 1:00 pm

McDowell Trojans Boys Coach (season, record): Jamie Smith (5th season, 47-23-3) 2011 overall record: 9-7-1 2011 region record (place): 5-2-1 (second) 2011 playoff results: Lost to Cathedral Prep 4-2 in the District 10 Class AAA championship. Top players lost: Dez Cifelli, Chris Cvecko, Andrew Masteller, Chad Ackerman, Shawn Matthews, Jesus Covarrubius Top returning players: Luke…

Corner Kick: McDowell

   July 31, 2011 2:00 pm

McDowell Trojans Boys Coach (season, record): Jamie Smith (4th season, 38-16-2) 2010 overall record: 11-6-1 2010 region record (place): 6-1-0 (second) 2010 playoff results: Won the District 10 Class AAA championship. Lost 3-0 to Peters Township in the PIAA first round. Top players lost: Mitch Kavlick, Zachary Fischer, Michael Vollant, Kyle Means, Patrick Hayes Top…