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SOFTBALL: Hanley’s bat, attitude propelled Panthers in 2013
One of the most important parts of a softball or baseball game comes before a single pitch has even been thrown.
That moment comes when the opposing teams’ coaches and captains gather at home plate for the coin flip.
TRACK AND FIELD: Sternby rebounds from injury to win D-10 title
On a frigid April afternoon at the Harbor Creek Invitational, Meadville’s Heather Sternby felt a shock of discomfort in her leg while competing in the 200-meter dash.
Sternby still finished the race in first place. But she found out afterwards that she had strained her hamstring.
BASEBALL: Franklin edges Meadville in CVAL action
Zach Guth’s two-hit, complete-game shutout trumped the Meadville pitching staff’s six-hit performance as Franklin edged the Marauders 1-0 in a well-played Crawford/Venango American Legion baseball game held Friday at Eldred Glen.
Rough first inning, miscues doom FCV in loss to Franklin
French Creek Valley had better pitching than Franklin. It also (barely) out-hit Franklin.
However, it also bettered Franklin in errors, and that proved to be the difference as Franklin downed the Creekers 4-3 in a Crawford/Venango American Legion baseball meeting on Wednesday at Saegertown American Legion’s Ed Acker Field.
Veteran coaches Courtney, Frazier hang up whistles
The end of the 2012-13 school year has also signaled the end of two long-time coaching careers in the area.
BOYS BASKETBALL: McElhinny takes over sideline for MASH boys
Norm Price’s big shoes have been filled.
Rampage ready for Meadville home opener
Semi-professional football is making its way to Meadville.
Bergeron scores in 2nd OT to give Bruins 2-1 win over Pens
Patrice Bergeron scored 15:19 into the second overtime to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.
PIAA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Cardinals on wrong end of pitching dual against OLSH
This postseason, the Cochranton baseball team has been the beneficiary of a 1-0 result and, as of Monday, has been the victim of a 1-0 result after falling to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart by the smallest of margins in the opening round of the PIAA Class A playoffs yesterday at Jerry Uht Park.
PIAA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Late rally comes up short in Saegertown loss
And just like that, Saegertown’s stupendous spring has come to an end.
Last week, the school was celebrating District 10 championships in three sports — baseball, softball and boys volleyball.
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