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Taylor, Ruth, Penn State Win Fourth Straight Big Ten Wrestling Titles

Two Penn State wrestlers made history Sunday with their fourth straight Big Ten Conference wrestling titles, lifting the Nittany Lions to their fourth consecutive conference crown at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin. David Taylor won for the fourth straight time at 165 pounds, and was named the Big…

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23 Year-Old Patrick Reed Wins WGC Cadillac Championship

23 year-old Texan Patrick Reed became the youngest winner of a World Golf Championship event Sunday, capturing the WGC Cadillac Championship at the Blue Monster Course at Trump National in Doral, Florida. Fashioning an even-par 72 on the final day, Reed won his third professional title, and a check worth $1.53 million with a four-under-par…

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Keselowski Wins At Las Vegas As Junior Runs Out Of Fuel

Brad Keselowski powered ahead of race leader Dale Earnhardt, Jr. as Earnhardt ran out of fuel on the backstretch of the final lap, and won NASCAR’s Kobalt 400 race Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Nevada. Keselowski also won Saturday’s Nationwide series race. Next weekend’s racing will include the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of…

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Pirates Drop Two Grapefruit League Games On Sunday

The Pittsburgh Pirates (7-4-2) lost a pair of Grapefruit League preseason games in Florida on Sunday afternoon. In split squad action, Chris McGuiness drove in the only Bucs’ run in a 4-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Bradenton.  Mike Carp homered for the Bosox.  The Pirates were held hitless for the first five…

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Charges Filed Against Franklin Man Accused In Crash That Seriously Injured Passenger

Charges have now been filed against a Franklin-area man who stands accused of fleeing the scene of an accident and leaving a passenger who had been ejected from his car lying seriously injured along the side of the road. The charges stem from a crash that occurred on Route 965 in Mineral Township at about…

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Saturday’s PIAA First-Round High School Basketball Playoff Results – March 8

PIAA 1st-Round High School Basketball Results  –  Saturday, March 8   Girls “A” Bishop Guilfoyle 49, Venango Catholic 40 Clarion 47, Frazier 40 Claysburg-Kimmel  41, Keystone 33 Kennedy Catholic 53, California 34 Serra Catholic 60, Cochranton 52 Vincentian Academy 53, Port Allegany 36 Quigley 43, Southern Fulton 33 Berlin Brothersvalley 59, Portage 42 Neumann 51,…

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PennDOT: Drowsy Driving Is One Result Of Time Change

PennDOT officials say the change back to Daylight Savings Time marks another season of the year to stress to drivers to stay alert behind the wheel. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 100,000 crashes across the country each year are caused by drivers who fall asleep behind the wheel.  About 1,550 people…

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Pitt Hits Buzzer Shot, Beats Clemson 83-78 In OT

The Pitt Panthers scored five points in the final five seconds of regulation, forced overtime, and beat Clemson 83-78 on Saturday afternoon at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, South Carolina. Freshman Josh Newkirk hit the game-tying bucket at the buzzer at the end of the second half, and following a lengthy series of looks at instant replay…

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Local Wrestlers Succeed At States; Breese Repeats As 285-Pound Champ

Three area wrestlers were still busy Saturday as the PIAA high school wrestling championships wrapped up at the Giant Center in Hershey. In “AA,” Lakeview’s Sam Breese repeated as state 285-pound champion with a 3-2 decision in the finals over Brady Mutton, from Pen Argyl.  Breese closed his senior season undefeated at 36-0. At 170…

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Martin Homers In Pirates’ 10-5 Win Over Tampa Bay

Russell Martin slammed his third home run of the spring, and singled home a run as the Pittsburgh Pirates posted a 10-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. Gaby Sanchez drove in two runs with a double.  Jose Tabata and Starling Marte also contributed…

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