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Friday’s District 10 High School Baseball Semifinal Playoff Schedule

District 10 High School Baseball Semifinal Playoff Schedule  -  Friday, May 23:   “AA” Franklin vs. Mercyhurst Prep  -  6:30 PM  -  Slippery Rock University Northwestern vs. Saegertown  -  6:30 PM  -  Ainsworth Field in Erie   “AAA” Grove City vs. Corry  -  4:00 PM  -  Slippery Rock University Cathedral Prep vs. Harbor Creek  -  3:30 PM …

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Wolf Wins Democratic Nomination For Pennsylvania Governor

Former state revenue secretary Tom Wolf, a businessman from York County, is the winner in the race for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania Governor. Wolf will run against incumbent Governor Tom Corbett, the unopposed Republican candidate, in the general election on November 4. With 99.6 percent of the state’s voting precincts having tallied their vote totals, Wolf had…

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Strano Taylor Wins Bid To Face Thompson In 5th Congressional District; Brooks, Muha To Vie For 50th District Senate Seat

Jefferson County attorney Kerith Strano Taylor has won her bid to face incumbent Republican Congressman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson in November for Thompson’s 5th U.S. District seat. Strano Taylor won a two-way race for the Democratic nomination in Tuesday’s primary elections, taking about 55 percent of the vote from her opponent, retired Army paratrooper Thomas Tarantella,…

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A federal judge on Tuesday overturned Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that the state’s Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The law had also barred Pennsylvania from recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states. U.S. Middle District Judge John Jones, a Republican appointed in 2002 by President George W. Bush, made his ruling on the…

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Shippenville Man’s Motorcycle Hits Fallen Tree

A Shippenville man was hospitalized in Cranberry on Tuesday morning after his motorcycle hit a tree that had fallen onto a Clarion County road. State Police officials say 21 year-old Tanner Eisenman told them he had not seen the tree because his view of the obstruction was hampered due to the fact that he was…

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Franklin Man Hospitalized In Erie After Collision Between Pickup And Tractor-Trailer

A Franklin man was taken to a hospital in Erie early Tuesday evening following a collision between his pickup and a tractor-trailer in Sugarcreek Borough. Police officials say 59 year-old Larry Vogan was the operator of a truck that struck a tractor-trailer that had stopped at an intersection on Route 8.  The incident occurred around…

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Franklin Advances In D-10 Baseball Tourney; Guth Comes Within One Out Of No-Hitter

Zach Guth came within one out of throwing a postseason no-hitter on Tuesday afternoon, leading Franklin to  a 4-0 victory over Hickory in a District 10 “AA” baseball playoff game at Slippery Rock University. Guth threw no-hit ball through six-and-two-thirds innings before allowing a two-out single in the bottom of the seventh inning.  He finished…

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Chris Davis Homers Three Times In Orioles’ 9-2 Win In Pittsburgh

Chris Davis homered off three different Pittsburgh pitchers on Tuesday night as the Baltimore Orioles (23-20) routed the Pirates 9-2 in interleague play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Davis went 4-for-5, scored four times and drove in five runs as he homered off Pittsburgh starter Francisco Liriano and relievers Jared Hughes and Jeanmar Gomez.  Nelson…

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District 10 High School Baseball Playoff Schedule And Results

District 10 High School Baseball Playoff Schedule  -  first round:   “AA” Quarterfinals  -  Tuesday, May 20 at Slippery Rock University FINAL  -  Franklin 4, Hickory 0 FINAL  -  Saegertown 6, Titusville 3   “AA” Quarterfinals  -  Tuesday, May 20 at Ainsworth Field in Erie FINAL  -  Mercyhurst Prep 1, Wilmington 0 FINAL  -  Northwestern 7, West…

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District 10 High School Softball Playoff Schedule And Results

District 10 High School Softball Playoff Schedule  -  first round:   “AA” Quarterfinals  -  Tuesday, May 20 at Penn State – Erie FINAL  -  General McLane 2, Lakeview 1 FINAL  -  Northwestern 11, Franklin 3   “AA” Quarterfinals  -  Tuesday, May 20 at Allegheny College in Meadville FINAL  -  Titusville 5, Harbor Creek 1  (8 inns.)…

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