— In boys soccer action Saturday, Grove City topped General McLane 1-0 on the road.
The lone goal by the Eagles was netted by Will Potter after a scoreless opening half. The goal came on an assist from Thomas Hummel.
- Slippery Rock 4, Commodore Perry 3
At Slippery Rock, Cole McCandless had a hat trick as the Rockets edged the Panthers.
Josh Jones tallied the other goal for the Rockets. Brock Sloan, Mark Cessar and Michael Stutz had assists.
Alberto Ng’Weshemi buried a pair of goals to lead Commodore Perry. David Jeffries had the third goal for the Panthers.
- Meadville 3, Mercer 0
At Meadville’s on Thursday night, The Lady Bulldogs swept Mercer, 26-24, 26-24, 25-15.
Mercer (9-5): Dana Woods 11 points, 11 digs, 8 eight assists; Amanda Cameron 14 points, 8 digs; Heather Woods 14 digs, 9 points, 7 assists; McKenzie Clarke 11 digs, 9 points, 8 kills; Taylor McCullough 6x blocks, 5 kills; Nicki Reda 7 digs; Anna Conner 7 blocks, 5 kills; Ashley Ryder 9 points; Nikki Redmond 9 points, 6 kills, 5 digs.
Breese wins 2nd straight region crown
“One more step!”
Those were the words of Lakeview heavyweight Sam Breese after winning his second straight Northwest AA Regional Championship Saturday at Sharon High School.
Of course the step he referred to was the top of the medals stand at the PIAA State AA Championships this weekend at Hershey Giant Center.
Breese, who won the state 285 crown last season, is seeking to join an elite group of Pa. matmen to win more than one state crown.
Mercer girls bow in D-10 title tilt; SR ousted in consys
In 1986, the Mercer Lady M’s won the school’s first and only girls basketball District 10 title at Edinboro University’s McComb Field House, but in the same gym on Saturday in 2014, the squad in blue wasn’t so lucky.
Mercer led the Gen. McLane Lady Lancers 27-19 entering the fourth quarter, but the Lancers outscored the Lady M’s 19-4 in the final frame to win the Class AA title tilt 38-31.
EXTRA INNINGS: Teams like the Pirates need to invest for the future
Rounding the bases…
FIRST BASE: If you among the very elite at your job, and your company — rolling in money — asked you to take a 50 percent pay cut, then offered a 25 percent cut instead, would you be happy?
Or might you leave for a company that offered you a chance to make 275% more than your former company?
Be serious. Would you stay with your original company?
NCAA Football: Rock 6-1 after 17-3 win over Cal U
Slippery Rock University rode a length-of-the-field scoring drive by its offense and a goal-line stand by its No. 1-ranked defense late in the first half of action Saturday to a 17-3 win over 14th-ranked visiting California (Pa.).
NFL: Steelers top Jags as Mendenhall makes return
Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers are back. Not after watching his team sleepwalk through the second half against Jacksonville on Sunday.
IndyCar Racing: Crash takes Wheldon’s life
Every race car driver heads onto the track understanding this race could be the last and hoping it won’t be. On Sunday, IndyCar drivers got a harsh reminder when the worst happened to one of their own.
NHL: Sabres beat Penguins 3-2
The Buffalo Sabres have had trouble with the Pittsburgh Penguins whether Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin play or not.
NHL Quick glance: Montreal at Pittsburgh
A breakdown of the National Hockey League game Thursday night between the Pittsburgh Penguins and visiting Montreal Canadiens.
High School Highlights: Oct. 19, 2011
A look at the last few days in local high school fall sports action.
Leading Off: Oct. 19, 2011
News and notes from the local, regional and national sports scene.
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