Fall Fastbreak – North East

   December 1, 2013 6:16 pm

North East Grapepickers Boys Coach: Tom Pyle (27th season, 14th at North East, 229-105 at North East) 2012-13 overall record: 13-9 2012-13 region record: 6-8 (tied for fourth) 2012-13 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class AA playoffs. Top players lost: Zack Erb, Blake Bentley, Rocky Owens, Dawson Scotch, Joseph Neff Top…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Danielle Barnes, North East

   March 16, 2013 12:59 am

North East girls basketball coach Terry Frontino could always count on quality minutes from 5-foot 6-inch junior guard/forward Danielle Barnes. Whether it was to play for a starter in foul trouble or to get another player a breather, Barnes was a steady fill-in. Barnes averaged 2 points per game but her defensive intensity is what lifted…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Alex Artise, North East

   March 8, 2013 12:49 am

Alex Artise North East standout girls basketball player Alex Artise continues to add to her impressive four-year career. Artise had six points and was strong defensively in a 38-36 win over General McLane in the District 10 Class AA championship after scoring 15 points in a 42-38 win over Sharpsville in the semifinals. The 5-foot…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Alexis Bowen, North East

   March 1, 2013 12:10 am

Alexis Bowen North East opponents have to keep an eye on Alexis Bowen at all times. The senior sharpshooter is dangerous from 3-point range, including college and NBA range as well. Bowen has connected on 54 3-pointers this season and has become a speedy nuisance on defense for opposing guards. The 5-foot 6-inch guard is…

Erie Times-News Breakout Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Tori Prather, North East

   February 8, 2013 8:54 am

It’s no secret that teams focus on trying to stop Alex Artise and Alexis Bowen for the North East girls basketball team, but senior Tori Prather makes that decision difficult each night. The 5-foot 3-inch guard is averaging 7.7 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.5 steals. In a win…

Fall Fastbreak – North East

   November 18, 2012 12:00 pm

North East Grapepickers Boys Coach (season, record): Tom Pyle (25th season, 326-274) 2011-12 overall record: 19-7 2011-12 region record (place): 8-2 (second) 2011-12 playoff results: Defeated Cambridge Springs 52-33 in the District 10 Class AA quarterfinals and Lakeview 41-40 in the semifinals. North East lost to Mercyhurst Prep 41-30 in the District 10 Class AA…