COUDERSPORT — The DuBois Central Catholic softball team powered its way to an 11-0 victory over Coudersport in five innings on the road Saturday afternoon.
DuBOIS — Coming off a tough doubleheader sweep at the hands of division rival Penn State Fayette Wednesday evening, the Penn State DuBois softball team bounced back in a big way Saturday by taking a pair of games from PSU-Mont Alto at Heindl Field.
BROOKVILLE — One couldn’t complain at all about the weather conditions at Saturday’s DeMans Team Sports Track and Field Invitational at Brookville Area High School. And judging by the performances, none of the athletes had an issues either.
DuBOIS — The 2018-19 high school girls basketball season brought with it a bunch of highs and lows for the 12 teams in the Tri-County Sunday/Courier Express coverage area.
DuBOIS — Another season is in the books when it comes to high school boys basketball in the Tri-County Area, and once again it was a highly competitive one that featured impressive performances — both at the team and individual level.
DuBOIS — It wasn’t a thing of beauty, but the DuBois Central Catholic softball outlasted Cameron County, Mother Nature — and at times itself — to come away with a 14-3, 5-inning victory on a chilly afternoon Friday at Heindl Field.
KNOX — DuBois senior Jonathan Cruz captured Most Valuable Player honors at the Sportsmanship I District 9 Senior All-Star Basketball Games held at Keystone High School Saturday afternoon.
DuBOIS — The DuBois baseball team capitalized on 13 walks and five errors to come away with a 7-2 win against Indiana on a rainy Friday afternoon at Showers Field despite being outhit 3-2 in the contest.
DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois baseball team used strong pitching and clutch hitting to sweep a huge three-game conference series from Penn State Greater Allegheny over the weekend.
ST. MARYS — After a strong 2018 season, the St. Marys boys tennis team will look to build off that success this year as they return all of their varsity starters.
BROOKVILLE — The Brookville softball team was scheduled to have a quick start to its season, as the Lady Raiders were scheduled to play at Karns City Friday on the football turf at Diehl Field.
BROOKVILLE — With all six state qualifiers back on the roster from last year, the Brookville Lady Raiders will be off to a good start as the season begins Monday at home against Clarion.
BROOKVILLE — Winning two straight District 9 Class 2A titles in overwhelming fashion, the Brookville Raiders track and field team is primed to make it three straight.
JOHNSONBURG — The more things change, the more they seem to stay the same for a Johnsonburg baseball program coming off just the second District 9 title in school history.
DuBOIS — The 2018-19 wrestling season was once again a highly successful one at all levels for schools in the Tri-County Area, as local competitors brought home state hardware from both the PIAA team and individual championships.
DuBOIS — Four shooters from the DuBois Rifle and Pistol Club have qualified to compete at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships that will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., in April.
DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois baseball team played its first official game at Showers Field Friday night since winning the USCAA national title on its home turf last May, and the Lions picked up right right where the left off.
HERSHEY — It took nine years, but the St. Marys wrestling program finally found its way back to the podium at the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships.
HERSHEY — It wasn’t easy, but DuBois junior Trenton Donahue left Hershey Saturday night with his first state medal around his neck after putting together a 4-3 weekend to place sixth at 126 pounds at the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships.
HERSHEY — The Brockway wrestling team capped a highly emotional weekend in Hershey Saturday with the duo of senior Garrett McClintick and junior Anthony Glasl capturing medals at the PIAA Class AA Championships.
HERSHEY — After placing eighth last year at states, Brookville junior Colby Whitehill made it his mission to become school’s first two-time state champ.
ALTOONA — Sophomore Hayden Callen scored half of Clarion-Limestone’s 62 points with a 31-point effort in helping the Lions fend off a late Juniata Valley rally for a 62-51 victory in the opening round of the PIAA Class A state playoffs at Altoona High School on Friday evening.
HYDE — The Clearfield swimming and diving team swept the District 9 Class AA Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday at Robert L. Shearer Natatorium, winning 15 events, while qualifying 12 kids for PIAAs.
ALTOONA — The Clearfield and St. Marys wrestling teams each put together strong team performances this weekend at the Class AAA Northwest Regional Tournament in Altoona, and the end result was each school coming away with one state qualifying and just missing a second.
ALTOONA — After a tough opening day at the Class AAA Northwest Regional Wrestling Tournament, DuBois rebounded with an impressive showing Saturday at the Altoona Fieldhouse as it crowned one champ and qualified three others for the PIAA Championships this weekend in Hershey.
SHARON — Starting the weekend with a loss in Friday night’s quarterfinals, Curwensville’s Blake Passarelli had to earn his fourth trip to states the hard way.
SHARON — Brookville Raiders junior heavyweight Colby Whitehill took 101 seconds to win a District 9 title. This weekend, he needed little bit longer to win his first regional title.
SHARON — Rebounding from a rough Friday night at the Class AA Northwest Regional Tournament, the Brockway Rovers wrestlers left Sharon High School on Saturday with a much better outlook on their weekend.
HYDE — Cleared just in time for the postseason, Curwensville junior Zach Holland took a whopping 2-0 record into this weekend’s District 9 Class AA Tournament.
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Coming off its playoff win over Bellefonte Monday, the DuBois girls basketball team was looking to put together another strong playoff performance against Hollidaysburg Friday.
The pairings for the upcoming District 9 basketball pairings were released Friday, and 14 teams (11 boys, 6 girls) from the Tri-County Area will be involved in postseason tournaments in five different classifications, all with one main objective in mind — reach the state playoffs.
Kane senior Ella Marconi put together a huge all-around performance for the second night in a row Saturday to power the Lady Wolves to their second straight Allegheny Mountain League title with a 50-39 victory against Johnsonburg.
BROOKVILLE — Closing out the regular season with a couple revenge wins, the Brookville Lady Raiders basketball team tuned up for the postseason with a dominating performance against DuBois.
HERSHEY — Brookville squared off against two teams ranked in the Top 4 in the state Friday at the PIAA Class AA Team Wrestling Championships, and the 10th-ranked Raiders went 1-1 to advance to the final day of states at the Giant Center.
HERSHEY — Brookville, which has two PIAA Class AA Team Championship titles on its resume, just put together one of the program’s most memorable trips to Hershey, going 2-1 on Saturday to cap a 4-2 weekend that culminated in a fourth-place finish.
DuBOIS — The District 4/9 Class AAA Team Wrestling Championships belonged to District 4 Saturday at DuBois Area High School as Selinsgrove knocked off Williamsport, 39-33, in the finals to capture the title and earn a trip to Hershey later this week.
DuBOIS — The DuBois girls basketball team got a career night by senior Chelsea DeSalve and a near perfect performance at the foul line, but that still wasn’t enough to end a two-game losing streak as visiting St. Marys upended the Lady Beavers, 50-45, Friday night.
BROCKWAY — The Brockway wrestling team made quick work of an undermanned Johnsonburg squad Friday afternoon, routing the Rams 57-21 in a District 9 Class AA quarterfinal matchup.
RIDGWAY — Friday’s highly anticipated rematch between Elk County Catholic and Ridgway lived up the hype, and it was the Crusaders who handled the pressure of the “big-game” moment better in a 44-38 victory in front of a packed house in Ridgway.
JOHNSONBURG — The old saying “patience is a virtue” couldn’t have rung more true for the Johnsonburg boys basketball team Friday night as the Rams displayed more poise, particularly on the defensive end, as they knocked off rival Ridgway in overtime, 37-31.
BROOKVILLE — Making it three wins in a row, the Brookville Raiders basketball team used an 11-0 run in the second half to grind out a 53-48 non-league win over visiting Clearfield Friday night.