Warren Area High School graduate Brandon Schott was 3-for-4, earning his first hit for Division I University of Maryland Eastern Shore in a 7-0 loss on Saturday to Gardner Webb in Boiling Springs, N.C.
UEMS will take on Navy in Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday.
Bridget (Peters) Neely
Photo submitted to the Times Observer
This group of Warren Dragon fifth-grade boys basketball players finished second out of 11 teams at the Saint Marys Basketball Boosters Tournament this past weekend. The team finished the event with a record of 4-1. Team members include, front row from left, Griffin Suppa, Lance Baldensperger, Nate Eadie, Colin Blair and Devin McMeans. Middle row, Aidan Morrison, Andrew Beyer, Jake Funari, Jake Kupchella, Caleb Ei and Kyle Adams. Back row, coaches Mike Suppa, Russ Beyer and Bud Funari.
Warren Area High School graduate Julie Cook broke three records on Saturday in winning the 200-yard breaststroke at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Swimming Championships for Penn State Behrend. In winning the event in 2:32.82, Cook set an AMCC open, AMCC meet record, and team record. She broke all three marks she had already set in the preliminary heat on Saturday.
The Penn State Behrend women's swimming and diving team won its sixth straight AMCC team championship in Grove City.
On Friday, Cook was a double winner in the 100 breaststroke and as part of the 200 medley relay. Cook broke three records again in each event. Her time of 1:08.22 in the 100 breaststroke broke the team record, AMCC open record and meet record. Her relay team's time of 1:51.25 did the same.
Warren Area High School graduate Katie Spade took fifth place in 2:29.15 in the 800-meter run on Saturday afternoon for Penn State Behrend at the Kenyon Classic in Gambier, Ohio.
Warren Area High School graduate Hollie Rapp scored 17 points and added nine rebounds on Senior Day as the Pitt-Bradford women's basketball team beat Pitt-Greensburg, 66-50, in Bradford.
The Lady Panthes open the AMCC playoffs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Aloysius.
Warren Area High School graduate Tyler Fantaskey had 11 points, including three 3-pointers, in Pitt-Bradford's 76-67 overtime loss to Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday in Bradford.
The Panthers open in the AMCC playoffs at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Penn State Behrend.
Warren Area High School graduate Kelsey Nuhfer was part of California University of Pa.'s winning 200-yard freestyle relay on Friday at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships in Mechanicsburg.
Nuhfer's team won the event with a NCAA "B" time of 1:34.31 to mark California University of Pa.'s first relay title in school history. The time broke the school record by over two-tenths of a second.
Nuhfer was also 14th in the 50 free in 24.88 seconds.
Eisenhower High School graduate Rachel Harris was the lone winner for Penn State Behrend's women's tennis team, tallying a 5-7, 6-2, 10-4 win at fourth singles over Grove City College's Lauren Troxel.
Warren Area High School graduate and Case Western Reserve senior women's swim team member Jessica Nuhfer competed for the Lady Spartans at the 2012 University Athletic Association Championship hosted by CWRU.
Nuhfer and teammates finished third in the 400-yard medley relay with a swim of 3:54.28. The time was good enough to qualify as an NCAA "B" time.
Warren Area High School graduate Bridget (Peters) Neely was head varsity swim coach this past season for the undefeated (Group AA/A) Virginia state champion Tabb High School boys swim team, and undefeated in regular season Tabb girls swim team, in Yorktown, Va.
Neely swam and instructed for years for the Warren County YMCA swim team, and swam for the Warren Dragons swim team under former coach Mike Phillips, but this was her head coaching debut in the 2011-12 school year.
Neely is actually a special education teacher at a "rival" school, Grafton High School, which won the Bay Rivers District girls swim title, while Tabb won the boys title. Tabb's girls team did however beat Grafton in the last meet of the regular season to remain undefeated. The girls team's season highlights include the 48-46 come-from-behind win over Grafton, as well as ending Lafayette High School's 85-meet girls swimming dual win streak.
Youngsville High School graduate Scott Fox is an assistant boys varsity basketball coach at Clarion-Limestone High School, which won the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference championship in District 9 for the first time in 41 years this past weekend.
C-L is 18-4 overall and will enter the District 9 Class A playoffs, beginning Friday against Clarion.
Eisenhower youth wrestlers Logan Jaquay and Easton Hedman competed and placed at the Corry Kids Wrestling Tournament held this past weekend in Corry. Competing in the 9-10 year-old, 65-pound weight class, Jaquay finished fourth while Hedman (7-8 year-old, 55 pounds) was sixth.
Sheffield will host Venango Catholic in the first round of the District 9 Class A playoffs at 7 p.m. Wednesday at?Sheffield Area High School.
Only D9 passes will be honored. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for students. There will be no advanced sales.
Colton Black is currently the league's top shooter in the Penn-York Trap Winter League. He was incorrectly identified as Ethan Black in Monday's Times Observer.