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Another big weekend for travel baseball, softball

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Mid-Atlantic Red Sox had another strong weekend, going 2-1 at the Team Showcase at the U.S. Naval Academy. On Saturday, they earned a 2-1 win over the Rawlings A’s and a 16-1 win over the Philly Reds, while falling to the Boston Prospects 7-5 on Sunday. In the win ...

Post 135 Jr. Legion eases past Albion

Post 135 scored in every inning but the first en route to an 11-1 Junior Legion win over Albion. Ben Berdine had a big day both on the mound and at the plate, tossing 4 1/3 innings of 1-run ball, striking out nine, while also collecting a pair of hits, one of which was an RBI double. ...

Black signs with Seton Hill

On Monday, Summer Black signed her NCAA National Letter of Intent to ride for the NCAA Division II Equestrian team at Seton Hill University. At Seton Hill, which is located in Greensburg, Pa., she will be under the guidance of head coach Beckie Bloom. Black, who received a generous ...

Post 135 earns 5-inning win over Youngsville Post 658

A pair of defensive miscues staked Youngsville to an early lead, but Post 135’s offense was firing on all cylinders from the get-go as Post rolled to a 13-3, five inning win at Legion Field Wednesday. Youngsville was up 2-0 after the first half inning, but Post 135 answered with a 4-spot in ...

Ayton likely to go No. 1, but uncertainty follows in draft

The 2018 NBA draft is upon us. The rumor mill is hot and heavy, and will continue to be in the moments leading up to 7 p.m. tonight. After No. 1, where Phoenix is expected to select Arizona center DeAndre Ayton, all bets are off. For the non-NBA fans, I apologize. For those who love ...

Team camp at Gannon part of busy summer for Sheffield girls basketball program

While many athletes are wrapping up baseball and softball seasons, or preparing for their fall sports, 13 Sheffield girls have hoops on their mind. Those 13 traveled to Gannon University Friday and Saturday for a weekend team camp featuring tough competition from across Pennsylvania and Ohio. ...

Combined no-no lifts Post 135 Jr. Legion to win

Four pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter as Post 135 rolled to a 14-2 Junior Legion win over Post 11/771 at Legion Field Tuesday. Dylan Maeder, Tyler Gustafson, James Swanson and Zach Rohlin all took the hill for Post 135 and all shut down Post 11/771 (Erie). Post 135’s offense ...

Eight-run fourth inning lifts Post 135 past Corry

Corry Northwest Savings Bank looked like it had all the momentum following a 4-run fourth inning against Post 135 at Legion Field Monday. Instead, Post came up in the bottom of the inning, batted around and scored eight runs en route to a 13-7, five inning win. The game was called after the ...

Player of the Year

Ellie Lobdell had a phenomenal year for the Warren Lady Dragons, and she was rewarded for it by earning Region 6 Player of the Year and Region 6 Pitcher of the Year, as voted on by the region coaches. Lobdell helped lead Warren to the Region 6 title and runner-up finish in District 10 Class ...

Kinzua U18 wins PA West Edinboro title

The Kinzua boys U18 soccer team capped a tremendous 12-0-1 spring season by winning the PA West Edinboro Tournament on Sunday. The three day tournament featured teams from western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Kinzua won their opening game on Friday against West Mifflin (Pittsburgh) ...

Mid-Atlantic Red Sox have strong week in South Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. – It was a busy week for Warren standouts Austyn Cummings and Aidan Morrison, as the duo, who play for the Mid-Atlantic Red Sox 17U team, went 4-1, advancing to the semifinals of the Firecracker Tournament at Coastal Carolina University Thursday through Sunday. The Red Sox ...

Gens a first team all-star in Region 3

Eisenhower’s Drake Gens was named a first team Region 3 All-Star, as voted on by the region coaches. Gens, a senior, had a strong campaign for the Knights, posting a .421 batting average, per MaxPreps. He also played a key role pitching for the Knights, thus his first team nod at Utility. ...

Post-ing a win

After committing three run-scoring errors in a loss against Wesleyville Tuesday, Post 135 played mistake-free in an 11-1 win against Youngsville at Legion Field Thursday. Post 135 scored three runs in the first and fourth innings before erupting for five more in the sixth. Ethan Wilson and ...

Rocky Grove wins 2A baseball title

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The Rocky Grove baseball team made history Thursday. With its 5-4 win over Camp Hill at Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, the Orioles not only brought home the PIAA class 2A baseball championship, but became the first District 10 team to win a state baseball ...

Public vs Private

State legislators are set to discuss the issue of separate public and private championships during a public hearing Monday in Harrisburg. According to a press release, state Representative Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks), chairman of the PIAA Legislative Oversight Committee, will “hold a public ...

NCAA making positive strides with new rules

On Wednesday, the NCAA announced two important rule changes in regards to transferring and redshirting. The transfer rule eliminates the permission-to-contact process, meaning student-athletes in any sport can transfer and receive a scholarship without asking their school for permission, ...

NAHL team announces relocation to Jamestown

The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced that the Philadelphia Rebels have relocated their membership to Jamestown, New York, where they will continue to play in the NAHL’s East Division during the 2018-19 season. “With now having a nice balance of six teams in our East ...

Post 135 Junior Legion falls to Wesleyville, 6-2

Wesleyville scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to put the game out of reach on its way to a 6-2 Junior Legion win over Post 135 at Legion Field Tuesday. Post 135 committed a trio of errors in the inning that allowed all three runs to come across. Wesleyville came into the ...

Rocky Grove beats North Catholic, advances to PIAA title game

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Eisenhower has some company. By virtue of its 2-1 win over Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic on Monday in the Class 2A semifinals, Rocky Grove becomes the first District 10 baseball team since the Knights in 2015 to advance to a PIAA final. The Orioles are looking to make ...

Erie Steelheads win tourney title; Mid-Atlantic Red Sox go 4-0

A number of Warren County players are continuing their baseball and softball seasons in summer travel ball. This section will provide a weekly roundup of those players, as information is available. – – – Erie Steelheads 16U (Micah Passmore, Ryan Rafalski, Mitch ...