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Big assist

The Eisenhower Knights boys basketball team is having one of its best seasons in a long time, but for one senior on the team, it’s been a painful one to watch. For Johnny Palmieri, that is all he can do is watch. Palmieri, an exceptional 3-point shooter, has, except for a lone start and ...

Warren boys start playoffs tonight

Warren’s boys basketball team will meet Corry tonight for the third time this season — this time in the first round of the District 10 4A playoffs at 7:30 p.m. at Meadville Area Senior High School. The Dragons (17-5) are the third seed in the eight-team bracket, beginning with a team ...

Hicks makes late free throws as Penn State upsets No. 12 Illinois

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — While Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center might hold three times as many fans as the program's rickety old Rec Hall, the nearly 100-year-old facility was at its atmospheric best Wednesday night — at No. 12 Illinois' expense. Zach Hicks made three free throws after being ...

Time is up

PITTSBURGH — Kyle Dubas wants to give Sidney Crosby and the rest of the Pittsburgh Penguins every opportunity to prove they’re worth investing in this season. Time is running out. While Dubas isn’t ready to commit to using his first trade deadline as Pittsburgh’s general ...

Getting ready

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. — The Jamestown Jackals held a scrimmage Tuesday night in preparation for their season opener in The Basketball League early next month. Seventeen players from St. Croix, Virgin Islands to Toronto, Ontario and points in between squared off at McElrath Gymnasium at ...

Junior high volleyball results announced

The Eisenhower junior high volleyball team split its matches with visiting Ridgway on Tuesday. The Lady Knights seventh-grade team took two of three sets,12-25, 25-23, 25-23. Head coach Lori Pascuzzi, “I was impressed with their serving,” Eisenhower head coach Lori Pascuzzi said. ...