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Quaker Valley 89

Huntington 53


In a game where Quaker Valley took of early, they never looked back. Building on that early lead, and came away with an impressive 89-53 victory. The Quakers take on the Sharon Tigers on Monday, who won against New Castle.



CCBC Players of the Game

QV- Danny Conlan

Huntington- Nick Rigby

PIAA Quarterfinal Basketball: March 16, 2018


[5A] Mars vs. Highlands (at Gateway)

[4A] Quaker Valley vs. Huntingdon (at Johnstown) [WBVP/WMBA]
[4A] Sharon vs. New Castle (at Slippery Rock)
[5A] Archbishop Carroll vs. Milton Hershey (at Garden Spot)


[6A] North Allegheny vs. Bethel Park (at Baldwin)
[6A] Central Bucks South vs. Allentown William Allen (at Spring-Ford)
[3A] Mohawk vs. Bishop Canevin (at Gateway)
[3A] East Allegheny vs. York Catholic (at Bald Eagle)
[2A] Chartiers-Houston vs. Bellwood Antis (at Johnstown)
[2A] Reynolds vs. Blairsville (at Slippery Rock)

PIAA Second Round Basketball: March 15, 2018


Wednesday’s Scores
[4A] Villa Maria Academy 55, Beaver 40
[4A] CW North Catholic 68, Ambridge 40
[5A] Mars 61, Thomas Jefferson 50
[5A] Gateway 57, Harbor Creek 25
[5A] Oakland Catholic 46, Palmyra 34
[5A] Archbishop Carroll 39, Lower Dauphin 37
[1A] Bishop Carroll 51, Winchester-Thurston 28
[1A] Kennedy Catholic 58, Allegheny-Clarion Valley 47


Wednesday’s Scores
[3A] Greenville 62, Lincoln Park 55
[3A] Richland 48, Mercyhurst Prep 42
[3A] Fairview 56, Seton-LaSalle 54
[3A] Lancaster Menonite 52, Westinghouse 50
[2A] OLSH 74, Coudersport 66
[2A] Sewickley Academy 44, Ridgway 41
[2A] Jeannette 62, Cambridge Springs 60
[2A] West Middlesex 73, Conemaugh Township 42
[6A] Pine-Richland 83, State College 63
[6A] Allderdice 44, Penn Hills 41

There are no games scheduled for Thursday night.

Steelers release three veterans!!!!!

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released veterans William Gay, Robert Golden and Mike Mitchell.

Gay has played 11 seasons in the NFL, 10 of them with the Steelers, the team that selected him in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft.

Golden was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012, and has spent the last six years in the black and gold. He was entering the final year of a three-year contract he signed in 2016.

Mitchell, who has played nine seasons in the NFL, was entering the final year of a five-year contract.

Mitchell originally signed with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent in 2014. He played in 61 games for the black and gold, starting all of them. Mitchell had four interceptions, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and 23 passes defensed during his time with the Steelers, while also tallying 281 total tackles.

PIAA Second Round Basketball: March 14, 2018

It’s ladies’ night on Beaver County Radio as the second round of the PIAA Basketball playoffs continue. On 1230 WBVP, the Beaver Girls look to advance to the quarterfinals as they take on Villa Maria Academy at Sharon High. Meanwhile, the Lady Bridgers of Ambridge look to upset WPIAL champion Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic in their matchup at Baldwin on 1460 WMBA. Both games are set to tip off at 6:00pm, with pregame on both stations beginning at 5:30.


Tuesday’s Scores
[2A] Blairsville 41, Vincentian 36
[2A] Minersville 59, Old Forge 48
[2A] Reynolds 38, Coudersport 35
[2A] Chartiers-Houston 64, Bishop McCort 51
[2A] Penns Manor 63, Brentwood 45
[2A] Bellwood-Antis 70, West Middlesex 53
[3A] Mohawk 46, Laurel 31
[3A] East Allegheny 60, Brookville 34
[3A] Bishop Canevin 45, Everett 39
[3A] York Catholic 52, Penns Valley 37
[6A] North Allegheny 55, Altoona 50
[6A] Bethel Park 53, State College 35

[4A] Beaver vs. Villa Maria Academy (at Sharon) [WBVP]
[4A] Ambridge vs. CW North Catholic (at Baldwin) [WMBA]
[1A] Bishop Carroll vs. Winchester-Thurston (at Plum)
[5A] Gateway vs. Harbor Creek (at Farrell)
[5A] Archbishop Caroll vs. Lower Dauphin (at Governor Mifflin)

[5A] Mars vs. Thomas Jefferson (at Plum)
[5A] Oakland Catholic vs. Palmyra (at Altoona)
[1A] Kennedy Catholic vs. Allegheny-Clarion Valley (at Slippery Rock)


Tuesday’s Scores
[4A] Quaker Valley 53, Hickory 52
[4A] New Castle 61, South Fayette 41
[4A] Sharon 59, Johnstown 36
[4A] Huntingdon 74, Bishop McDevitt 72
[5A] Mars 48, Trinity 40
[5A] Highlands 73, Carrick 54
[1A] Shade 60, Vincentian 56
[1A] Kennedy Catholic 73, Union 37
[1A] Bishop Carroll 57, Elk County Catholic 47
[1A] Shanksville-Stonycreek 56, Eden Christian 53

[2A] Sewickley Academy vs. Ridgway (at Armstrong)
[3A] Richland vs. Mercyhurst Prep (at Butler)
[3A] Westinghouse vs. Lancaster Mennonite (at Altoona)

[2A] OLSH vs. Coudersport (at Clarion)

[3A] Lincoln Park vs. Greenville (at Butler)
[3A] Seton-LaSalle vs. Fairview (at Sharon)
[2A] Jeannette vs. Cambridge Springs (at Farrell)
[2A] West Middlesex vs. Conemaugh Twp. (at Armstong)
[6A] Pine-Richland vs. State College (at Pitt-Johnstown)

[6A] Penn Hills vs. Allderdice (at Baldwin)

Highschool Basketball playoff scores 3/13/18

WBVP/ WMBA/ Trib Live

Quaker Valley53 Vs Hickory 52    Final

Other boys


Huntingdon 74 Vs Bishop Mcdevitt 72    Final

New Castle 61 Vs South Fayette 41     Final

Sharon 59 Vs Johnstown 36


Mars 49 Vs Trinity 40    Final

Highlands 49 Vs Carrick 40    Final


Kennedy Catholic 73 Vs Union 37    Final



North Allegheny 55 Vs Altoona 50    Final


Mohawk 46 Vs Laurel 31    Final

East Allegheny 60 Vs Brookville 34    Final

Bishop Canevin 44 Vs Everett 39    Final


Penns Manor 63 Vs Brentwood 45    Final


Pens Murray nearing return from concussion !!!!

Penguins goaltender Murray nearing return from concussion
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is nearing a return from a concussion that’s sidelined him for two weeks.
Murray faced shots Tuesday before the rest of the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions took the ice. Murray hasn’t played since sustaining the concussion after taking a shot to the facemask in practice late last month.
Coach Mike Sullivan says the team is “encouraged” by Murray’s progress. Sullivan added he expects Murray to travel with the Penguins when they begin a three-game road trip against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. The Penguins are 4-3 since Murray went down and trail first-place Washington by one point in the crowded Metropolitan Division.
Penguins forward Bryan Rust, who has missed the last two games while dealing with a concussion, has been cleared for contact and could join his teammates on the road swing.
For more NHL coverage: https://apnews.com/tag/NHLhockey

Hopewell and Penn State Grad Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons!!!!

Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons with Jaguars, Bills
By MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny, the second-leading tackler in franchise history, is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons.
The 33-year-old Posluszny announced his decision in a letter to fans Tuesday, one day before he was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent.
Posluszny started his career in Buffalo before playing the final seven years in Jacksonville. He led the Jaguars in tackles five times. His 973 stops trail only Daryl Smith (1,089) in Jacksonville’s record book.
Posluszny says “with much sadness but without regret, I realize that I am no longer able to adhere to the unwavering standard of excellence that professional football demands.”
He adds that he can “no longer compete at a level that I find acceptable.”
For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP_NFL

PIAA Second Round Basketball: March 13, 2018

The March to Hershey continues tonight for the Quaker Valley Boys, who take on District 10 runner-up Hickory tonight at Slippery Rock University. Coverage for this second-round matchup begins at 7:00, with tip-off set for 7:30.

The full schedule for Western Pennsylvania in the PIAA playoffs:


[4A] Sharon vs. Johnstown (at Gateway)
[1A] Union vs. Kennedy Catholic (at Slippery Rock)

[5A] Mars vs. Trinity (at Moon)
[4A] Bishop McDevitt vs. Huntingdon (at Mifflin County)
[1A] Bishop Carroll vs. Elk County Catholic (at Punxsutawney)

[4A] Quaker Valley vs. Hickory (at Slippery Rock) [WBVP/WMBA]
[4A] New Castle vs. South Fayette (at Aliquippa)
[5A] Carrick vs. Highlands (at Gateway)

[1A] Vincentian vs. Shade (at Armstrong)
[1A] Eden Christian vs. Shanksville-Storycreek (at Hempfield)


[3A] East Allegheny vs. Brookville (at Armstrong)
[2A] Brentwood vs. Penns Manor (at Hempfield)

[3A] Mohawk vs. Laurel (at Aliquippa)
[3A] Bishop Canevin vs. Everett (at Central Cambria)
[2A] West Middlesex vs. Bellwood Antis (at Plum)
[2A] Minersville vs. Old Forge (at Berwick)

[6A] North Allegheny vs. Altoona (at Hempfield)
[2A] Vincentian vs. Blairsville (at Armstrong)

[2A] Coudersport vs. Reynolds (at DuBois)

[6A] Bethel Park vs. State College (at Central Cambria)
[3A] York Catholic vs. Penns Valley (at Central Dauphin)
[2A] Chartiers-Houston vs. Bishop McCort (at Plum)

Austin Meadows Among 8 Players Optioned To Indianapolis!

(ADAM BRADY/Bradenton)– The Pirates made their first significant round of Spring Training roster cuts on Monday, sending a number of top prospects to Minor League camp at Pirate City.

Outfielder Austin Meadows, right-hander Clay Holmes and lefty reliever Jack Leathersich were optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis, where they will begin the season. Shortstop Cole Tucker, outfielders Bryan Reynolds and Jason Martin, right-hander Damien Magnifico and catcher Christian Kelley were reassigned to Minor League camp.

Meadows, the Bucs’ No. 2 prospect as ranked by MLB Pipeline, made another strong impression this spring as he went 7-for-19 with a home run, a triple, two doubles and eight RBIs. If he remains healthy, the 2013 first-round Draft pick should be ready to make his Major League debut later this year.

Leathersich came into camp competing for a job in the bullpen. In five appearances, he allowed six runs on five hits and six walks while striking out four in 4 2/3 innings. The Pirates have several other lefty relief options in front of closer Felipe Rivero, including non-roster invitee Kevin Siegrist, Josh Smoker and Steven Brault.

Tucker (Pittsburgh’s No. 5 prospect), Reynolds (No. 6) and Martin (No. 22) should begin the season with Double-A Altoona. Tucker was the Pirates’ first-round Draft pick in 2014 and worked exclusively at shortstop this spring. Reynolds and Martin were acquired two months ago in the Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole trades, respectively.

Holmes, the Bucs’ No. 19 prospect, made a solid three-inning start against the Blue Jays in Dunedin on Sunday. At this point of Spring Training, however, it becomes harder to keep starters in camp — if they aren’t competing for Opening Day roster spots — as they build up their pitch counts.

Kelley, 24, should advance to Double-A this season after hitting .243/.340/.295 in 92 games last season for Class A Advanced Bradenton. Magnifico, 26, came to the Pirates in the Minor League phase of the Rule 5 Draft in December; he allowed three runs on two hits and five walks in 3 2/3 innings over five appearances in the Grapefruit League.