NEW BETHLEHEM — Taking 10 of 14 bouts, the Redbank Valley Bulldogs continued to ride the momentum of their tournament title at Hickory over the weekend with a 48-22 win over Warren at home in their dual meet opener Tuesday night.
LOCK HAVEN — Slippery Rock University women’s basketball junior guard Brooke Hinderliter was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
SHIPPENVILLE — It was a record-breaking season for Clarion-Limestone junior running back/defensive back Austin Newcomb, and it helped earn Newcomb this year’s Jim Kelly Award as the District 9 MVP presented by Eric Shick Agency (Nationwide Insurance) and D9Sports.com.
BROOKVILLE — With virtually all of its ammunition back from last year, the Brookville Lady Raiders basketball will take a shot at taking things deeper into the postseason this year.
BROOKVILLE — Hearing coaches talk about his roster needing to get healthy has a cliche feel to it many times. For Brookville Raiders second-year head coach Dalton Park, it’s a real concern.
EAST STROUDSBURG — Behind a career-best 33 points from junior guard and former Redbank Valley standout Brooke Hinderliter, the Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team defeated East Stroudsburg University, 75-68, in a road Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference crossover game Monday night.
CLARION — With losses to graduation heavy, Clarion Bobcats head coach Jess Quinn feels he has enough experience back from last season that his team should be able to pick up where the team left off.
RIMERSBURG — Looking to move forward after losing their primary scorer over the past two seasons, the Union Knights basketball team tips off the season with its own tournament starting Friday night against Maplewood.
CLARION — The Clarion Lady Cats basketball team has a familiar face running things again as Roger Walter returns to the Lady Cats sideline after taking a couple years off from coaching.
NEW BETHLEHEM — A roster loaded with numbers, second-year Redbank Valley Lady Bulldogs head coach Chris Edmonds hopes that the numbers equate in a winning percentage boost.
NEW BETHLEHEM — If Redbank Valley Bulldogs veteran wrestling coach Mike Kundick was looking forward to last year, go talk to him now.
NEW BETHLEHEM — Trying to build back up to the level where the Redbank Valley Bulldogs were four seasons ago, head coach Emmanuel Marshall feels it’s getting real close.
MIXING IT UP — Redbank Valley’s Trenten Rupp, bottom, works out with Brenden Shreckengost who’s hanging on during drills last week. The Bulldogs open the wrestling season Dec. 7-8 at the Hickory Tournament in Hermitage.
NEW BETHLEHEM — Here are the entries for the 55th Annual New Bethlehem Big Buck Contest, sponsored by the New Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department and Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce.
HARRISBURG — Hunters during the third day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 211 bears, raising the three-day total to 1,833 – a 12 percent increase over the 1,628 bears taken during the 2017 season’s first three days.
BUTLER — The Leap of Faith Gymnastics program out of Clarion, which has several youth girls from the surrounding area on the roster, opened its meet season on Nov. 3 at the Alex Summer’s Meet hosted at the Butler Gymnastics Club.
The winter sports preseason officially got under way last Friday. Basketball and wrestling teams at Redbank Valley and Union will continue their workouts into the first weekend of the regular season Dec. 7-8.
SLIPPERY ROCK — The Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team cut a 19-point third quarter deficit down to just nine with three minutes to play in regulation, but was unable to complete the comeback in a 71-53 loss to Bowie State on Sunday.
In the first postseason all-conference teams announced by the newly formed District 9 Football League, the Redbank Valley Bulldogs and Union/A-C Valley Falcon Knights had players named to the Small South Division squad.
With its lone loss to Clarion in the Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference, the Redbank Valley Lady Bulldogs volleyball team turned in an impressive postseason awards list on the annual all-conference list.
NEW BETHLEHEM — After spending 10 years as an assistant under Redbank Valley Bulldogs football coach Dave Moore, Ed Wasilowski stepped away with the rest of the staff after Moore’s final season in 1996.
CLARION — Finishing the season with five straight losses, the defending champion Clarion Bobcats dropped their District 9 Class 2A preliminary matchup in a 20-14 loss to Moniteau at Clarion University’s Memorial Stadium last Friday night.