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Rogers Laugand: A Guiding Star for Area Basketball

Rogers Laugand: A Guiding Star for Area Basketball

| January 15, 2021

Local basketball coach Rogers Laugand may not be at the helm of a high school basketball program in District 9, but few coaches have made as large of an impact on basketball in our area as Laugand.

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A-C Valley Boys Basketball Cancels Five Games Due to COVID Precautions

A-C Valley Boys Basketball Cancels Five Games Due to COVID Precautions

| January 15, 2021

FOXBURG, Pa. – COVID precautions have forced the cancellation of five A-C Valley Boys Basketball games, putting the squad out of action for two weeks. According to A-C Valley athletic director Scott DiTullio, all A-C Valley boys games between January 15 and January 28 will be cancelled, with the team returning to action on Friday, […]

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Move from South Africa to Small-Town Pa. Laid Foundation for Suné Swart in Pro Basketball

Move from South Africa to Small-Town Pa. Laid Foundation for Suné Swart in Pro Basketball

| January 13, 2021

We have seen various NBA players like two-time reigning Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, all-star Joel Embiid, and former number one choice Michael Olowokandi begin their basketball careers “late.” While these men have no connection to our area, a professional basketball player with local ties is relatively new to the game and making her mark […]

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Karns City Girls Basketball Looks to Make Jump in 2021

Karns City Girls Basketball Looks to Make Jump in 2021

| January 10, 2021

The Karns City girls squad struggled in 2020, but both teams have added experience, maturity, and skill, putting the Gremlins in a position to compete with the top dogs in the KSAC in 2021.

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Pennsylvania Game Commission Busts Major Poaching Ring, Resulting In 140 Citations That Could Reach $90K In Fines & Costs

Pennsylvania Game Commission Busts Major Poaching Ring, Resulting In 140 Citations That Could Reach $90K In Fines & Costs

| January 8, 2021

ERIE CO., Pa. (EYT) – State Game Warden Michael Stutts, of Erie County, is filing multiple charges against several juveniles for wildlife crimes committed in Erie and Crawford Counties over the course of several months.

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Explore’s 2020 Big Buck Contest Winners Announced

Explore’s 2020 Big Buck Contest Winners Announced

| January 2, 2021

Though 2020 has not been the best year, local hunters have had a great turnout.

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Knox Native Whitehill Details Impressive Run in High School Wrestling; Forecasts Future in Athletics

Knox Native Whitehill Details Impressive Run in High School Wrestling; Forecasts Future in Athletics

| December 31, 2020

Colby Whitehill dominated the heavyweight scene in Pennsylvania high school wrestling from 2018-2020. After what he viewed was a sophomore slump, Whitehill went on an incredible run to claim back to back state titles. He won his last 78 high school matches in a row, and finished with an amazing 132 wins and 86 pins. […]

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Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

Becca Dougherty Embracing New Chapter in Life and Athletics

| December 29, 2020

Since she was a young girl, New Bethlehem native Becca Dougherty has always had a high amount of enthusiasm for sports.

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Two Oilers Players Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

Two Oilers Players Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

| December 28, 2020

On December 27, Oilers’ running back Cam Russell and defensive tackle Mario Fontanazza were named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team for Class AAAA. (Photos by Richard Sayer / Eight & 322.)

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Four Oilers Named to Pa. Football Writers’ Class 4A All-State Team

Four Oilers Named to Pa. Football Writers’ Class 4A All-State Team

| December 23, 2020

On December 23, four Oil City football players were named to the Pa. Football Writers’ Class 4A All-State Team. Running back Cam Russell, defensive linemen Justin Fagley and Mario Fontanazza, and defensive back Dakota Cole each received the honor.

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