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DuBOIS — After being forced to forfeit half the season last year, the Penn State DuBois will be looking to build the program more in its second year of existence in 2018.

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KITTANNING — The Ridgway boys basketball team gave defending state champion Sewickley Academy all it could handle on Wednesday evening, but ultimately fell as a three-pointer to tie the game and send it into overtime went long as the Elkers fell, 44-41, in the PIAA Class 2A second round at A…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Elk County Catholic boys basketball team never really found a solution to Bishop Carroll’s full-court press, and it resulted in well over 20 turnovers in a 57-47 loss to the Huskies on Tuesday evening in the second round of the PIAA Class A Tournament at Punxsutawney High School.

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It was the summer of 2015 when I was offered my job here in DuBois. I was 26 years old. The only reason I ever really came to DuBois my whole life was either for a sporting event when I worked at The Progress, or I was going to eat at Luigi’s downtown.

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While two of the three basketball teams left in the Tri-County area in the Elk County Catholic boys and the Brookville girls will tip off their second round games tonight, the Ridgway boys will play Wednesday.

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SALAMANCA, N.Y. — The U.S. Air Force Sno-Cross National races were recently held at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, N.Y. last month.

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DuBOIS — The DuBois Dream went to halftime down by just one point on Saturday evening against the Grand Rapids Danger, but the Danger outscored the Dream, 46-28, in the third quarter as DuBois fell to Grand Rapids, 144-115, at DuBois Central Catholic High School.

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I covered five games over the weekend at Tippin Gymnasium at Clarion University –all three on Friday evening, and the two boys district championship games on Saturday.

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As the winter season is wrapping up in the next couple weeks, there have been a few wrestlers having success on the mat this season.

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BROOKVILLE — The No. 5 Elk County Catholic girls basketball team never led on Wednesday evening, but gave top-seeded North Clarion all it could handle in a 43-31 loss in the District 9 Class A semifinals at Brookville High School.

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EDINBORO — Redshirt-senior Danielle Sciremammano won the long jump and broke the conference record in the 60-meter hurdles during prelims to highlight a stupendous opening day for the Shippensburg University women’s indoor track & field team at the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Confer…

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As the winter season comes to a near end, the Tri-County area has seen many swimmers perform well in the pool this winter at the college level.

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BROCKWAY — A former defensive coordinator at Brockway will be returning to school to be their head coach next football season.

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ST. MARYS — Three minutes into the District 9 AA boys basketball playoff game on Thursday between Curwensville and Coudersport, the Golden Tide held a lead and had not yet surrendered a basket. Once the Falcons scored, the switch was flipped, and they never looked back. By the end of the fir…

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HYDE — Given some of the happenings on, and off, the mat this season, Saturday is poised to be exciting day at the District 4/9 Class AAA Wrestling Championships at Clearfield Area High School.

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CLARION — A third matchup with backyard rival Clarion didn’t go like the first two games for the Clarion-Limestone Lions basketball team in Thursday night’s District 9 Class AA quarterfinals at Clarion University’s Tippin Gymnasium.

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BROOKVILLE — The Ridgway and Keystone girls basketball team’s had 13 lead changes in their District 9 Class AA quarterfinal game on Wednesday evening at Brookville High School, but the game changed as Lady Elker forward Emily Fullem picked up her fourth foul with a minute and a half to play …

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BROOKVILLE — After a 12-day layoff since their last game, the No. 6 Johnsonburg girls basketball team didn’t show any real sign of rust in the District 9 Class A quarterfinal game against A-C Valley on Wednesday evening.

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EMPORIUM — The ninth-seeded DuBois Central Catholic girls basketball team built a 10-point lead at halftime in their District 9 Class A first round game on Tuesday evening against No. 8 Cameron County.

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The area has seen a handful of athletes succeed in basketball at the next level so far this season.

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The last time Penn State mens basketball made the NCAA Tournament, current high school seniors were only in fifth grade. The current Nittany Lions, made up of mostly younger college guys, were only in middle school.

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KANE — The DuBois Central Catholic girls basketball team was once again overmatched by Kane for the third time this season, ending Thursday evening’s AML semifinal in a 57-33 loss to the Lady Wolves.

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My degree from Thiel College is in media communications. People often ask me, ‘What is that?’ or ‘What can you do with that?’

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BROCKWAY — Although Johnsonburg leading scorer Kacey Raubenstrauch was held to just three points, the Rams still got enough from the rest of the team in a 48-35 win over Brockway on Thursday evening.

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DuBOIS — In a tight game the whole way through, the DuBois Central Catholic boys basketball team fell to Curwensville, 62-55, on Tuesday evening at the Varischetti Sports Complex on DCC’s Senior Night.

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DuBOIS — The DuBois Central Catholic girls basketball team finished a home-and-home series with Kane on Monday evening with a 51-29 loss to the Lady Wolves at the Varischetti Sports Complex.

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It’s starting to get to be the time of the year that us sports reporters and fans call “the reason for the season.”

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DuBOIS — The DuBois Central Catholic girls basketball team kept on its recent winning ways with a 61-48 victory over Johnsonburg on Wednesday evening at the Varischetti Sports Complex.

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BROCKWAY — One of the better players in District 9 found herself in the Brockway High School record books Monday, as Leah Lindemuth became just the fourth Lady Rover in school history to hit the 1,000-point plateau in a 45-33 loss against Kane.

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BROCKWAY — The Brockway girls basketball team was given what was probably their toughest test of the season against Kane on Monday evening.

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ALLPORT — The Brockway wrestling team came away with a top 10 finish in the Ultimate Warrior Tournament at West Branch High School over the weekend, finishing in ninth place with 101 points.

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BROCKWAY — The Brockway boys basketball team avenged a previous loss to DuBois Central Catholic this season with a 62-48 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday evening at Brockway High School.

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DuBOIS — By the time halftime came in the nightcap of Monday evening’s DuBois Christian School doubleheader, the Eagles’ Gavin Hoover had already registered a double-double for the night.

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DuBOIS — Despite having four players unavailable, the DuBois Christian School girls basketball team still put up a big defensive effort in a 34-23 win over Calvary Huntingdon on Monday evening.

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BROCKWAY — It wasn’t always what they drew up on Friday evening, but the Brookville girls basketball team found a way to grab an ugly win.