Tidioute Bulldogs

Tidioute girls fall to powerhouse North Clarion

The Tidioute Community Charter School girls’ basketball knew they had their hands full with visiting North Clarion Friday night, but head coach Christy Valentine credited her girls with staying true to their game and not letting the score affect their play. “We knew coming into this game ...

Lady Bulldogs earn thrilling OT win over Erie First

The Tidioute Lady Bulldogs overcame a slow start to earn a thrilling 55-48 overtime win over Erie First Christian on Thursday. “After a sloppy first quarter full of turnovers and poor shot selection, the girls had a 14-8 deficit to make up. A team effort and balanced scoring attack the ...

Bulldogs fall to Fort LeBoeuf

WATERFORD – Tidioute will be joining District 10 next season, so the Bulldogs are preparing themselves the best they can. That included a road trip to Fort LeBoeuf on Thursday, where the Bulldogs fell 49-22. Despite the setback, coach Terry Cotterman saw plenty to build on. “I think ...

Bulldogs roll past Forest

The Tidioute Bulldogs just keep getting better and better. Jared Veasey scored 28 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out seven assists as the Bulldogs led from start to finish in a 77-57 victory over Forest Area. “Everything was clicking,” said Tidioute coach Terry ...

Lady Bulldogs fall to Forest

Tidioute’s girls had a full week away from basketball before returning to action Monday against visiting Forest. The time away showed as Forest grabbed an early lead it would never relinquish in a 56-24 win. “The ladies were ice cold from the field and couldn’t control the Forest ...

Tidioute bests Venango Catholic

Jared Veasey scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Tidioute put together a complete performance in a 64-42 win over Venango Catholic on Monday. “This is probably the best one we’ve had all year,” said Tidioute coach Terry Cotterman of his team’s effort. The Bulldogs ...

Strong finish nets Tidioute win over Calvary, 45-40

MEADVILLE – Back at full strength, the Tidioute Lady Bulldogs earned a 45-40 win over Calvary Baptist on Monday. Nakiesha Krouse scored 18 points and Sunny Henderson 13 for the winners, who outscored Calvary 19-11 in the fourth quarter. “Back at full strength with all seven girls,” ...

Bulldogs power their way to victory

MEADVILLE – Julian Gillenwater scored a season-high 20 points, leading Tidioute Charter to a 59-46 road win over Calvary Baptist on Monday. “He’s our point guard and he ran the offense real well,” said Tidioute coach Terry Cotterman. “The guys were getting the ball back to him and ...

Tidioute drops a pair to Commodore Perry

An 11-2 third quarter run lifted Commodore Perry to a 43-40 win over Tidioute on Friday. The Bulldogs rallied in the fourth quarter and had a chance late to tie the game, but it went for naught. “We had some good looks in the third quarter, they just wouldn’t fall,” said Tidioute ...

Tidioute drops a pair to Union

RIMERSBURG – A slow start, coupled with the scoring of Lucas Bowser proved to be too much for the Tidioute Bulldogs to overcome in a 58-42 setback on Monday. Bowser scored 35 points for the winners. “We knew coming in that he (Bowser), was good,” said Tidioute coach Terry Cotterman. ...

Tidioute edged by Erie First

ERIE – Tidioute traveled to Erie on Thursday and came up just short in a battle against Erie First Christian, 41-38. The Lady Bulldogs came out of the gate strong, jumping out to a halftime lead. “The girls played a solid first half despite poor rebounding and led 27-16,” said ...

Tidioute boys top VisionQuest

Playing for the first time in 19 days, Tidioute outscored VisionQuest 25-9 in the second half en route to a 49-38 victory. Jared Veasey led the way for the winners, scoring 17 points and pulling down nine rebounds. “We haven’t played in 19 days, so we knew coming out we might be a little ...

Sheffield girls top Tidioute

One of the more popular motivational phrases says, “It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” While that can often be applied, size certainly made a big difference for Sheffield’s girls in a 56-35 win over visiting Tidioute Charter ...

Knights top Cochranton for first win of season

Eisenhower closed out the most grueling part of its schedule with its most complete game to date this season. The result was a much-needed 50-44 win over visiting Cochranton Friday. “It’s good to get that win off our back,” Eisenhower coach Ryan Williams said. “We’ve got the tough ...

Lady Dragons drop Region 6 road contest at Harbor Creek

HARBOR CREEK – A grueling schedule continued for the Warren Lady Dragons on Friday, and they just ran out of steam on the road at Harbor Creek. Warren trailed just 23-22 early in the third quarter, but Harbor Creek rattled off 31 of the game’s final 33 points en route to a 54-24 Region 6 ...

Tidioute girls drop tough battle with Forest

Nakiesha Krouse scored 24 point, but the Tidioute Lady Bulldogs dropped a hard-fought battle with Forest Area on Tuesday, 55-1. “The girls played a tremendous first and four quarter tonight,” said TCCS coach Christy Valentine. “I’m very pleased with how much the girls have improved ...

Tidioute hoops teams sweep

Patrick Shields scored 17 points and Jared Veasey 16 as Tidioute got its first win of the season on Friday, 66-56 over Calvary Baptist. The Bulldogs came out hot, outscoring CB 21-8 in the first quarter. “The kids played well tonight,” said Tidioute coach Terry Cotterman. “We jumped ...

Tidioute girls drop opening games

TIONESTA – The Tidioute Lady Bulldogs dropped their opening two games of the season on Friday at the Forest Tip-Off Classic. TCCS dropped its first game, 63-24, despite a monster effort from Nakiesha Krouse that saw her pour in 25 points. Krouse also played strong in the second contest, ...

Tip-off tournaments get winter sports season started

Winter is coming. But the winter sports season is already upon us as almost every county basketball team tips off their season this weekend in one tournament/classic or another. Some of those teams (Warren’s boys and girls, Eisenhower’s boys) are looking to reach new heights after ...

TCCS sweeps Venango Catholic

OIL CITY-Tidioute traveled to Venango Catholic Wednesday and came home with a 25-9, 25-17 and 25-7 sweep. Leading the Lady Bulldogs were Brooke Martin (8 aces, 3 kills), Greyson Fors (7 aces, 1 kill, 4 assists), Ariel Meece (2 aces, 2 kills), Nakiesha Krouse (3 aces, 2 kills), Bella Konkle (1 ...