SLIPPERY ROCK - Simply cheering for his brother's bocce team last year didn't satisfy Mike Humes. So, the Slippery Rock University senior health and physical education major from Prospect decided to take things a little further this year, volunteering his time as a coach.

  • Allied News Staff Report

Coach Karen Wendelschaefer’s Grove City high girls’ and boys’ squads remained undefeated in region action following a recent 94-54 and 82-31 sweep of Sharon.

  • Herald Staff reports

One of the leading scorers in the history of the girls’ basketball program, a multi-time state qualifier in both cross country and track & field, and a key member of the back-to-back state championship boys’ basketball teams make up the 18th class of inductees into the Mercer Area School…

  • Allied News staff reports

One of the leading scorers in the history of the girls’ basketball program, a multi-time state qualifier in both cross country and track & field, and a key member of the back-to-back state championship boys’ basketball teams make up the 18th class of inductees into the Mercer Area School…

  • By JIM SANKEY Allied News Baseball Columnist

EDITOR'S NOTE: This column originally appeared in Allied News 45 years ago, recalling the events that took place on December 31, 1972. Were Clemente still alive, he would be 84 years old this August 18.

  • Allied News staff reports

The Mercer County Hall of Fame has announced its 11 new inductees who will be enshrined at the annual banquet Jan. 20 at The Park Inn by Radisson.

  • Herald and Allied staff reports

 WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Slippery Rock University senior defensive end Marcus Martin has been named the 2017 NCAA Division II Ron Lenz National Defensive Player of the Year and a first team All-American by the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association. Rock wide receiver Marcus Johnso…

  • By COREY J. CORBIN Allied News Sports Correspondent

GROVE CITY — The 2017-2018 winter sports season kicked off for three Allied News area teams at the 47th annual Kiser Classic at Grove City High School.

  • By CLAYTON SAUERTIEG CNHI Sports Writer

 HERSHEY – The storybook 2017 season didn’t quite have the ending the Wilmington High football team had hoped for on Friday.

  • By JIM SANKEY Allied News Baseball Columnist

Andrew McCutchen, Francisco Cervelli, Josh Harrison, Ivan Nova, Gerrit Cole, Starling Marte, David Freese, Jordy Mercer, and Gregory Polanco — what do they have in common?

  • Allied News staff reports

The following are the District 10 All-Region teams for boys and girls soccer. The voting is done by coaches. The list is released by the Erie Times-News.

  • By COREY J. CORBIN Allied News Sports Columnist

AS I was thinking about my 20-year affiliation with the Allied News, I wondered down memory lane many times and I’d like to share some of the more memorable moments during my time.

  • By CLAYTON SAUERTIEG CNHI Sports Writer

SLIPPERY ROCK – When all was said and done, the Wilmington High football team stood tall as victors Friday night.

  • Herald staff reports

GROVE CITY – Grove City College honored senior women’s basketball player Lexie Arkwright, a Mercer High graduate, on Saturday for surpassing 1,000 career points.

  • By Herald Sports Staff

 Three Mercer County area teams — Farrell, Wilmington and Sharon — are still alive in the PIAA playoffs and will play in the state semifinals Friday night.

  • By COREY J. CORBIN Allied News Sports Columnist

 AS FULL as my heart was to watch the Grove City football team celebrate a District 10 championship just 6 days prior, my heart broke watching those same players come to the realization that their season — and in some cases high school careers — had come to a screeching halt in Friday night’…

  • Contributed

The Grove City Little Eagles 11-12 year-old football team recently won the ABC League Senior championship by defeating the Redbank Valley Bulldogs by a score of 34-0. The “Super Bowl” game was hosted by Karns City. The win put the team record at 9-1 for the year. Team members include: Hunter…

  • By ED FARRELL Herald Assistant Sports Editor

Revenge is viewed as a vice; victory, a form of validation. Don’t confuse the two, cautions Sam Mowrey.

  • Contributed

 Grove City senior Emily Gordon as coaches look on Thursday signs a letter-of-intent for a full scholarship to play tennis for Mercyhurst University next year. Emily is a 4-time District 10 Champion and the 2016 PIAA AA State Singles Champion. She is the first-ever PIAA State Tennis Champion…

  • Contributed to Allied News

Hiking up the long slope from Miller Avenue to Grove City’s Hillview school every day from kindergarten through 6th grade back in the 1980s, Chad Slencak never imagined that he’d be part of a Stanley Cup-winning team.

  • Herald staff reports

The following are the D-10 All-Region teams for boys and girls golf. The list is released by the Erie Times-News. Voting is done by region coaches.

  • By ROBBIE NAUGLE CNHI Sports Writer

JOHNSTOWN – Coming off their first District 6 championship since 2009, the Westmont Hilltop Hilltoppers faced the Mercer Mustangs in the opening round of PIAA play. The back and forth contest was decided in the final moments, with the Mustangs prevailing 3-2 on a snow covered field at Richla…

  • By COREY J. CORBIN Herald Sports Correspondent

SLIPPERY ROCK — Grove City has had a singular focus for the past 365 days — get that elusive District 10 5A Championship.

  • Herald and Allied News Staff Reports

HERSHEY – Area runners turned in an impressive performance on Saturday in the PIAA Cross Country Champioships in Hershey.

  • By Herald and Allied News Staff Reports

 HERSHEY, Pa. – Defending state champion Emily Gordon of Grove City saw her hopes of repeating as the PIAA Class 2A singles champion dashed Friday at Hershey Racquet Club.

  • By ED FARRELL Herald Assistant Sports Editor

NEW WILMINGTON – Seeing his Sharon High football team secure a third consecutive District 10 championship game berth is gratifying. But Tigers’ taskmaster Jim Wildman is weary of being a bridesmaid.

  • Contributed

The Mercer High boys soccer team notched the third District 10 championship in school history Tuesday night when the Mustangs defeated Iroquois, 3-2, for the Class 1A crown. They won their 9th consecutive region (league) title earlier and will enter the PIAA playoffs Tuesday against District…

  • By ED FARRELL Herald Assistant Sports Editor

This morning, Gianna Labbiento will be chasing fellow runners –– and history. If she catches enough of her PIAA Cross Country Championships competitors, she could become only the second Mercer County female and fourth area harrier to claim a commonwealth crown.

  • By ED FARRELL Herald Assistant Sports Editor

For a proud program that once dominated District 10 –– 9 championships in the postseason tournament’s first 17 years –– Sharon High football has endured a drought.