STAR(R) STRUCK — DefalateGate

Aaron J. Starr

            The Super Bowl has always been about more than the game. For many people, the game itself may not even make a top three list of things to watch. Over the years, who sings the national anthem, who performs at halftime, and, of course, all of the television commercials have garnered as much interest amongst the public than do the AFC and NFC representatives.




Cathedral Prep’s Antonia Frisina in action during the Burger King Classic.…

Natalie PiaggesiHS

RIDGE, McLAUGHLIN & LATOUF — Kudos and Plaud(ettes)

K’s and P’s…to Mercyhurst’s Natalie Piaggesi  (pictured) for her career-high 34 points in a Lakers’ 87-72 victory over Pitt-Johnstown.

K’s and P’s…to Penn State Behrend men’s basketball coach Dave Niland for picking up his 400th career victory in a 75-66 win over Mount Aloysius

K’s and P’s…to Edinboro’s Laurel Lindsay for her overall game, contributing 13 points, eight assists and three steals in the Fighting Scots’ 64-59 win over Clarion.…



LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (January 19, 2015) – Edinboro guard Jaymon Mason (Edinboro,

Pa./General McLane) was named the PSAC Western Division Freshman of the Week for the

third time this season, conference officials announced on Monday. He averaged 15.5 points, 4.5

rebounds and 3.5 assists per contest for the week ending January 18.…



by Aaron J. Starr

Charles Barkley likes to joke that Kobe Bryant is the Michael Jackson of the Los Angeles Lakers while everyone else on the roster is merely the lesser known Tito Jackson. While Barkley likes to use his Jackson 5 analogy in basketball terms, most coaching staffs can be described in a similar fashion.…


Kudos and Plaud(ettes) — Ridge, McLaughlin & Latouf

K’s and P’s… to  Saegertown’s Dylan Reynolds for being the first District 10 wrestler since 1993 to win a gold medal at the Powerade Tournament
K’s and P’s… to Edinboro’s Henri Wade-Chatman for scoring 18 points in leading the Fighting Scots to a 60-56 win over Thiel.…


STR(R) STRUCK — Panthers

by Aaron J. Starr 
            There seems to be a recent trend that has emerged in college football in which schools in need of a head coach are not just looking for the best qualified coach, but rather looking for a specific man for the job.



QUINN LAW FIRM — Athlete of the Week

Though still only a junior and with his baseball recruitment starting to heat up, Prep’s Carter

Cross has already found his home. He has made a verbal commitment to accept a baseball

scholarship to the University of Nebraska. It will become official during the early signing period

for baseball next fall.…

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