SCHOLASTIC BOYS BASKETBALL: Rocky Grove 67, Titusville 50; Cranberry 60, Maplewood 31; Oil City 74, Clarion 40; Mars 80, Franklin 71 (OT); DuBois 60, Keystone 40; North East 50, Allegheny-Clarion Valley 41; Karns City 76, Portersville Christian 39; Saegertown 63, North Clarion 51; Union 64, …

Libby Kolesar netted a game-high 13 points, but Christian Life Academy’s girls basketball team dropped its season opener on Thursday to Calvary Baptist, 27-24, in an New-Penn Christian Conference matchup at the Pope Pius XI Activity Center.


PITTSBURGH (TNS) — When Doug Peffer opened his big-game butcher shop, deer hunters around the intersection of Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties could pick from perhaps a dozen full-service processors to carve their harvest.

It’s already been another stellar season for the Kirtland (Ohio) Hornets football team, but on Saturday morning at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, it has a chance to be the “perfect” season for head coach Tiger LaVerde.

Clarion Area volleyball coach Shari Campbell has received plenty of well-deserved accolades and honors during her outstanding career, and as of Monday, she can add the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame to that list.

GROVE CITY — For the second season in a row, Grove City’s football season came to an end at the hands of District 6’s Central (Martinsburg) in the quarterfinal round of the PIAA playoffs, falling to the Scarlet Dragons 35-7 at Forker Field on Friday night.

Clarion’s London Fuller won her second Atlantic Region Player of the Year honor in 2022 while Julia Piccolino and Cassidy Snider earned all-region honors, as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced their Atlantic Region honors on Wednesday. The trio will now be eligible …

Having put together one of the finest seasons by a high school running back in history, Oil City junior Ethen Knox was honored with a pair of first-team selections in Region 4 on Tuesday as District 10 released its all-region football teams.

ERIE — Clarion University’s volleyball team gave the homestanding Gannon everything it could handle through four sets on Sunday, but the Golden Eagles ultimately fell by a 3-1 (26-28, 25-17, 25-27, 25-20) score to the Golden Knights at the Highmark Events Center in the NCAA Division II Atlan…

SLIPPERY ROCK — Grove City used a big surge in the middle part of the game to segue a come-from-behind victory into a rout, taking down Slippery Rock by a 42-23 margin to claim the District 10 Class 3A championship on Friday night at Slippery Rock University.

PITTSBURGH — Keyshawn Morsillo ran for a touchdown and threw for another and Roderick Jeter had a pair of rushing scores as Westinghouse moved to 12-0 on the season with a 44-8 win over Central Clarion in a PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Cupples Stadium.

CLARION — Setter London Fuller was named the Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Atlantic Region Player of the Year on Thursday, highlighting a trio of Clarion University volleyball players to earn D2CCA All-Region honors.

Five area spikers were named Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association all-stars in Class 1A on Thursday with the release of the PAVBCA squads.

After putting together one of the top seasons in the country, 13-year-old Ryder Davis earned the chance to compete in the FIM Mini GP World Final at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, earlier this month.

NEW YORK — Washington placekicker Joey Slye, the son of two former area residents, was honored by the NFL on Wednesday by being named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Commanders’ 32-21 upset win over the previously undefeated Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.

LOCK HAVEN — Clarion University running back Khalil Owens and placekicker Jarrett Esposito were named to the All-PSAC West second team as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference announced its year-end football award winners on Wednesday.

CLARION — Clarion University’s women’s volleyball team will continue its 2022 season at the NCAA Atlantic Regional on Thursday, with the Golden Eagles earning the No. 2 seed in the bracket and drawing seventh-seeded West Liberty in the opening round. This year’s regional tournament will be h…

What started out as a fun and enjoyable Major League Baseball season turned sour in the span of just a few days as the upstart Philadelphia Phillies held a 2-1 lead in the World Series only to see the Houston Astros rally to win it in six games.

DUBOIS — More often than not, in a playoff football game, the outcome comes down to just a few plays.

FARRELL — Alex Hackwelder’s one-yard scoring run followed by his two-point conversion reception led Grove City to a 22-21, come-from-behind victory over Sharon on Friday night in the District 10 Class 3A semifinals played at Farrell High School.

Keystone’s Leah Exley was named the top girls volleyball player in the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference while Clarion’s Kam Kerle earned the golf MVP as the KSAC announced its all-conference teams for the 2022 fall season on Thursday.

Central Clarion’s District 9 Class 2A championship football game against Brookville has been pushed back to Saturday due to inclement weather in the forecast for tonight.