TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
Westminster Lands Three Local Standouts
NEW CASTLE — Local football recruiting took a favorable turn for the Westminster College football team. The Titans, who boasted just four county graduates on their roster last season, inked three area products to this season’s recruiting class. Westminster’s training camp opens Aug. 12.
New Castle News


Corcoran, Borkowski Give Back to Local Swimmers
For the coaches on the Harleysville and Nor-Gwyn swim teams, working with the younger swimmers and divers has been its own reward. “This is my favorite summer job ever — it’s not even a job. I love coming here every day,” said C.J. Corcoran, one of the assistant coaches for the Harleysville Stingrays.
The (North Penn) Reporter



MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011

Elizabeth Forward's Shane Named to Conference Leadership Post
A champion on the soccer field, Elizabeth Forward High School graduate Hannah Shaner is enjoying a diverse career at Washington and Jefferson College.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011

On Campus
Corry's Sharon McCray helped Washington & Jefferson win the past three Presidents' Athletic Conference women's soccer championships. Now, her fame extends all the way to a small village in Africa.


Local Teams Ranked
Washington & Jefferson College's football team was ranked 16th in The Sporting News' recently released NCAA Division III Top 25 preseason poll. In addition, W&J's home game against Thomas More College on Sept. 24 was listed as one of the top nine games to watch nationally.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review



Felicity's Ladenburger Named All-Central for Thomas More
Her softball currently involves playing left field at Softball City in Taylor Mill for a slow pitch co-ed team, but Thomas More College graduate Samantha “Sam” Ladenburger can still bring the heat.


Westminster 2011 Football Recruits
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College head football coach Jeff Hand, Thursday, announced the team’s 2011 recruiting class. The following student-athletes plan to attend Westminster in the fall and play football. The team’s training camp begins Aug. 12.


Another Honor for St. Vincent
The St. Vincent women's basketball team was ranked 24th in the final Women's Basketball Coaches' Association Academic NCAA Division III Top 25 for the 2010-11 school year.



Brossart Volleyballer Heads to TMC
ALEXANDRIA – Pennie Wiseman had tryouts for her Bishop Brossart High School volleyball team July 15. Her best player from the 2010 season was there, but only as a helper and not an active player. Felicity Britt will take her talents to Thomas More College this fall after completing an outstanding career at Brossart and graduating in 2011. Britt will be part of the Saints volleyball program.


W&J Tournament Fields Announced
Washington & Jefferson College has announced the field for the First Annual Washington Area Teachers Federal Credit Union men's basketball tournament Nov. 19-20 at Henry Memorial Center.

Dunnellon's Mitchell Lands at a West Virginia College
Dunnellon head coach Frank Beasley and staff sent their 22nd football player to the college ranks in six years when quarterback Jarret Mitchell signed with Bethany College (W.Va.) over the weekend.


Newton Falls Soccer Standout to Continue Career at Thiel
Even though the Newton Falls boys soccer team struggled through an 0-16 season IN 2010 (including a loss to West Branch in the sectional semifinals of the Division II state playoffs), one bright spot was sweeper Colt Capan.
Warren Tribune-Chronicle



Washington & Jefferson Teams Up With the Children of Tendaba Village
Washington and Jefferson College clinched its third consecutive Presidents’ Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship last November by defeating Westminster (Pennsylvania) in front of a packed house on the Presidents’ home turf at Alexandre Stadium.
The NCAA News


Four From Thomas More Named to NABC Honors Court
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today (Monday, July 11, 2011) announced that Thomas More College men's basketball student-athletes Robert Wilson (Tipp City, Ohio/Tippecanoe), Ryan Hamm (Maysville, Ky./Mason County), Dalton O'Brien (Louisville, Ky./St. Xavier) and Daniel Whelan (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier) were named to the 2010-2011 NABC Honors Court.


Local Players Headed to Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent College is bringing in 65 new football players for the 2011 season. Three of them have local ties. Canon-McMillan's Matt Duffey and West Greene's Dillon Main both are wide receivers recruits, while Scenery Hill resident and Bishop Canevin graduate Travis Lohr will play running back.




Dragons' Keefer, Colbert Will Play at Waynesburg
Eric Keefer made some unique contributions to the Central High School football team last fall ... So did Keefer's Central teammate, two-way starting tackle Jeramy Colbert, whose leadership, size and strength at 6-foot-3, 285 pounds gave the Scarlet Dragons a formidable force in the trenches. Both Keefer and Colbert have picked Division III Waynesburg University to further their football careers at the college level.

Altoona Mirror


He's Still a Tennis Champion at 76
Larry Solomon of Farmington Hills has played tennis nearly his entire life, and he can still swing a mean racket at age 76. He and Tom Fisher won the 75-and-over doubles tournament in the recent Midwest Super Senior Clay Court Championships at the Detroit Tennis & Squash Club ... While a student at Wayne State University, he and his brother won the Presidents Athletic Conference doubles title in the mid ’50s.
Observer & Eccentric


Did You Know That?
Several local athletes were named to the Presidents' Athletic Conference academic honor roll for the spring semester? They include Thomas Jefferson graduates Skylar Williams, Kelly Zogran and David Paladino, Baldwin graduates Mike Hustava and A.J. Kavinsky, and Seton-La Salle graduate Zack Galasso.

South Hills Record




NCAA Tennis: GCC's Bennett Honored for Great Year
Grove City College junior women’s tennis player Megan Bennett recently earned Third Team Academic All-America College Division At-Large from Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The (Grove City) Allied News





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