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5/6 – JJ Michaels Fondly Recalls the 2007 Kane Wolves Football Team

4/20 – Clarion U.’s Zacherl Named NWCA Division I All-American

4/15 – Alumni Update: Brady Kingston, Venango Catholic – Pitt-Greensburg

4/14 – Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley – Thiel College

4/13 – Moniteau Graduate Hall Named Athlete of the Week at IUP

4/8 – Clearfield Grad Mikesell Earns All-American Honors in Swimming

4/8 – District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame Profile: Tom Barger, Clearfield

4/7 – District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame Profile: Matt Brinker, Redbank Valley

4/6 – Four New Members Were Inducted into District 9 Wrestling Hall of Fame in late February

3/31 – D9 Alumni Update: Luke McGonigal, Clearfield – Mercyhurst University

3/31 – Kentucky Coach Calipari Tweets Disappointment in Sestina Not Getting Another Year

3/30 – D9 Alumni Update: Bobby Mathews, Moniteau – Grove City College

3/26 – D9 Alumni Update: Hunter Jones, Karns City – Grove City College

3/25 – D9 Alumni Update: James Parenti, Moniteau – Grove City College

3/24 – Via the Bradford Era: Johnsonburg Grad Shuey Keeping Positive With Olympic Games Moved to 2021

3/24 – D9 Alumni Update: Michaela Higgins, North Clarion – Grove City College

3/23 – D9 Alumni Update: Seth Ray, Brookville – Grove City College

3/9/2020 – St. Marys’ Beimel of Columbia Named Ivy League Baseball Rookie of the Week

3/8/2020 – Cranberry Grad Schreck of PSU DuBois Named USCAA Women’s Bball Second-Team All DII All-American

3/8/2020 – Obenrader Named PSAC Women’s Basketball Championship Game MVP as Gannon Upsets IUP

3/5/2020 – Pair of D9 Alumnae Named All-PSAC West First Team in Women’s Basketball

3/4/2020 – Moniteau Grad Greaves Named All-PAC in Women’s Basketball for Westminster

3/3/2020 – Moniteau Grad DeMatteis Named PSAC West Softball Pitcher of the Week

3/2/2020 – Trio of Former D9 Stars End Slippery Rock Women’s Basketball Careers

3/2/2020 – Cranberry Grad Schreck of PSU DuBois Named PSUAC West Women’s Bball Rookie of the Year

2/27/2020 – Brookville Graduate Ray Earns PAC Most Outstanding Field Performer Award at Conference Championship

2/21/2020 – Cranberry Grad Schreck Has Monster Game as Penn State DuBois Women Win

2/6/2020 – Jake Heigel Takes Over as Brockway Football Coach

2/3/2020 – Otto-Eldred Grad, Former Moniteau Head Coach Stebbins Wins 100th Game as a Head Coach

1/27/2020 – Clearfield Grad Janocko Promoted to WR Coach for Vikings

1/27/2020 – North Clarion Grad Obenrader Featured on Erie News Now (Video Included)


12/30/19 – Punxsutawney’ Graduate Young Wins 157-Pound Title at Midlands Championships

12/25/19 – Clarion High to IUP Connection in Volleyball is Strong

12/23/19 – Grove City’s Salerno, a Karns City Grad, Named All-ECAC in Football

12/21/19 – Clarion Grad Smith Earns Second Straight AMCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Award

12/10/19 – North Clarion Grad Obenrader Named PSAC West Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Week

12/9/19 – Champions Forever: A Look Back at East Brady’s 1980 PIAA Basketball Championship

12/2/19 – North Clarion Grad Obenrader Named PSAC West Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week

11/28/19 – Cranberry Grad Schreck Named PSUAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

11/27/19 – From KSAC Rivals to Clarion U. Teammates Karns City’s Hegedus, A-C Valley’s Boocks Finding Success Together

11/25/19 – Karns City Graduate Luke Salerno Earns Second Team All-PAC Honors for Grove City

11/19/19 – Union Grad Morris Earns PSUAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Honors

11/19/19 – North Clarion Grad Obenrader Named PSAC West Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week

10/10/19 – Catching Up With Clarion’s State High Jump Champion Marshall Germany

6/25/19 – Kemmer Signs to Play with Dodgers Organization

6/10/19 – Remembering Curwensville’s Andy Evanko: A Reflection by a Former Player and Coach

6/5/19 – Johnsonburg Grad Peterson Enjoying Early Success in Class AA Erie

5/28/19 – DuBois Dream Hoping to Get into The Basketball Tournament; Asking for Community Votes

5/26/19 – Former Redbank Valley Football Coach Dave Moore Inducted into PSFCA Hall of Fame

5/24/19 – Clarion Native Ben Bevevino Named USTFCCCA DIII Regional Assistant Coach of the Year

5/12/2019 – Kane Grad Horton Wins PSAC Men’s Pole Vault Title; Additional D9ers Have Strong Meets

5/6/2019 – Moniteau Grad Kristina DeMatteis Named All-PSAC West Softball

5/5/2019 – Under Direction of Brookville Native Ferraro, Clarion U. Wrestling Drastically Improves Academics

5/3/2019 – St. Marys Great, Former Pro Bowler with Raiders Conners Passes Away

4/22/2019 – Bob Tonkin Named Clarion Co. YMCA Western PA Sportsperson of the Year

4/21/2019 – Karns City Grad Pennington Enjoying Great Freshman Season Running for Chatham

4/7/2019 – Sestina Heading to Kentucky as Graduate Transfer

3/21/2019 – Whistling to the Top: D9 Officiating Trio of Bifano, Pasternak, Reffner Call PIAA Title Game

3/20/2019 – Three D9 Alums Wrestling at NCAA D1 Championships in Pittsburgh

3/7/2019 – North Clarion Grad Obenrader Earns PSAC West Freshman of the Year Honor

3/7/2019 – Moniteau Grad Pry Tosses No-No for Grove City; Fellow Warrior DeMatteis has Walk-Off Hit for Gannon

3/5/2019 – Cameron County Grad Sestina Earns All-Patriot League Honors

2/2/2019 – D9 Trio Lead Slippery Rock U. Upset of No. 10 Cal (Pa.) Women’s Basketball

1/16/2019 – In Game Featuring Five KSAC Alumnae, Redbank’s Hinderliter Lifts SRU Past Clarion

1/1/2019 – Former District 9 Girls’ Basketball Players Making an Impact at NCAA DII Level


12/26/2018 – Alumni Feature: Dylan Cyphert, Cranberry to Minor League Baseball

12/19/2018 – Brookville Duo of Ortz, Zacherl at Clarion U. Lost for the Season Due to Injuries

12/11/2018 – Two D9 Alums Earn College Hoops Awards

11/27/2018 – Clarion Grad Alexis Constantino Plays Key Role in Pitt-Bradford AMCC Title

11/26/2018 – Alumni Spotlight: Mike Cioffi, Smethport (With video interview)

11/20/2018 – Keystone Grad Jeremy McCool Earns NCAA President’s Award for Work at NCAA National Office

11/18/2018 – Kane Grad Rudolph Named USTFCCCA Midwest Region XC Coach of the Year; DuBois Grad Honored by PSAC

11/17/2018 – Grove City Football Wins First-Ever Postseason Game; W&J, Westminster Fall

11/17/2018 – Local Athletes Compete in D3 Football Postseason Saturday

10/31/2018 – J-burg Grad Peterson Honored with MILB Defensive Play of the Year

10/28/2018 – C-L Grad Now Teacher Jessica Craig’s “Shot in the Dark” Earns Trip to NYC Marathon; STEM Program for C-L

10/22/2018 – Punxsy Native Dambach Departs Position with State College Spikes

8/20/2018 – Eight District 9 Football Alums Playing at Grove City

8/15/2018 – Kane Grad Rudolph Named Cross County Coach, Asst. Track & Field Coach at Iowa State

7/11/2018 – Nathan Smith Takes Home Second Straight R. Jay Sigel Match Play Championship

7/6/2018 – Kemmer Traded to Twins Organization

6/1/2018 – A-C Valley Grad Erin Logue of Grove City Participating in NCAA Prestigious Career in Sports Forum

5/15/2018 – DuBois Grad Butler Signs with Oakland Raiders

5/10/2018 – Two D9 Alumnae Earn All-PAC Honors in Softball

5/9/2018 – DuBois’ Grad Beers Named PSAC Central Athlete of the Year in SB; DeMatteis, Sleigh Earn All-PSAC Honors in SB, BB

5/8/2018 – Punxsy Grad Mesoraco Traded from Reds to Mets for Matt Harvey

5/7/2018 – Led by Dual Champion Sciremammano, Three D9 Alumnae Garner Top 3 Spots at PSAC Championships

4/24/2018 – DuBois Grad Sciremammano Named PSAC Outdoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

4/17/2018 – Punxsutawney Native, DCC Grad O’Connor Named Assistant AD/SWA at Ashland

4/16/2018 – DuBois Grad Sciremammano Named PSAC Winter Top 10

4/10/2018 – DeMatteis Twins, Moniteau Grads, Earn PSAC West Softball Honors

4/10/2018 – Wolbert Named Clarion Co. YMCA 2018 Sportsperson of the Year in Western Pennsylvania

4/5/2018 – Moniteau Grad Kimmel Setting Records at Penn; D9 Alums Get Minor League Season Started

4/4/2018 – Clarion HS Grad Bean Named Asst. AD for External Operations at Saint Leo University

4/3/2018 – Clearfield Grad Being Inducted into Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame

3/16/2018 – Sestina has Solid Game but Bucknell Clipped by Michigan State in NCAA Tournament

3/7/2018 – Sestina Helps Lead Bucknell Back to the NCAA D-1 Men’s Tournament

1/26/2018 – Kemmer earns third straight Astros spring training invite

1/12/2018 – Beebe Named Head Softball Coach at Butler County Community College

1/6/2018 – Six District 9 Athletes Finding Success Playing Basketball in PSAC West


12/4/2017 – What Does a Pro Ball Player Do in the Offseason? Dylan Cyphert Explains

12/2/2017 – Smethport’s Smith Continues to Live Out a Dream for Pitt Basketball

11/30/2017 – Burns Sisters View Playing Together at IUP as a Gift

11/27/2017 – Redbank Valley Grad Hinderliter of SRU Named PSAC West Women’s Hoops Player of the Week

11/20/2017 – Burns Girls to Play in NCAA D-II Volleyball Tournament for IUP

11/14/2017 – Conto, Paulinellie, Hearst Honored with PAC Football Awards

10/18/2017 – Brookville Grad Zacherl Among Two CU Wrestlers Nationally Ranked by InterMat

10/18/2017 – Karns City Grad LoPresti Honored as PSAC Soccer Player of the Week

9/20/2017 – Karns City Grad LoPresti Named PSAC Co-Women’s Soccer Player of the Week

7/10/2017 – Bradford Grad Reinhardt Named PSAC Pete Nevins Scholar-Athlete of the Year

6/20/2017 – Bradford Grad Reinhardt Earns PSAC Top 10 Award

6/14/2017 – Peterson, Cyphert Drafted by Tigers, Marlins Respectively Wednesday

6/9/2017 – Shuey, Kerr Earn All-American Honors in NCAA D-I Javelin

5/30/2017 – Cyphert Nearing Goal of Playing Baseball at a High Level

5/29/2017 – Bradford Grad Reinhart Earns Second-Team All-American Honors in D2 Javelin with 11th Place Finish

5/29/2017 – Smith/White Qualify for for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Match Play

5/25/2017 – Shuey Has Top Throw in Javelin at NCAA D-1 East Prelims; Kerr 10th; Obenrader 2nd in D3

5/25/2017 – D9 Alums Competing in NCAA D1 East Region Track Thursday and Friday

5/9/2017 – Two District 9 Alums Named All-PSAC in Baseball

5/7/2017 – Three District 9 Alums Win PSAC Track & Field Titles

5/1/2017 – DuBois Grad Butler Gets Shot at NFL with Invite to Steelers’ Rookie Minicamp

5/1/2017 – Kemmer Enjoys Stellar Weekend of Fresno Grizzles

4/27/2017 – VC Grad Moltz Earns Clarion University “Ernie” for Breakthrough Performance of the Year

4/26/2017 – Grumley Tops NCAA D-II In Free-Throw Percentage

4/19/2017 – Pair of District 9 Alums Earn NWCA All-Academic Honors

4/14/2017 – Bradford Graduate Reinhardt Honored with third PSAC Top 10 Award

4/5/2017 – East Forest Grad Long Has Found Unlikely Success in Rugby

3/24/2017 – Marshall Named Head Football Coach at DuBois

3/16/2017 – Mixed Day for D9 Alums in NCAA Action Thursday

3/15/2017 – Pair of D9 Alums Set for NCAA D1 Wrestling Championships

3/14/2017 – Swart, Bucknell Women’s Basketball Team Headed to NCAA Tournament

3/9/2017 – Clarion Grad Thornton Named Second Team MAC Commonwealth for Messiah College

3/9/2017 – Sestina, Bucknell Headed to NCAA Tournament

3/8/2017 – Local Duo Enjoyed Successful Season Men’s Basketball Season at Medaille

3/6/2017 – D9 Alums Obenrader, Buffington at PSU Behrend Named 2017 USTFCCA NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field All-Region

2/28/2017 – Bradford High Grad Rinfrette Named AMCC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year

2/21/2017 – Kane Grad Horton Named PSAC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

2/15/2017 – Penn’s Kimmel, a Moniteau Grad, Honored by

2/14/2017 – A Pair of D9 Alums Honored by PSAC in Weekly Awards.

1/31/2017 – Kane Grad Horton Named PSAC Men’s Co-Indoor Field Athlete of the Week

1/31/2017 – ECC grad Genevro Named Don Hansen Third-Team All-American

1/17/2017 – Redbank Valley Grad Hinderliter Earns Her Fifth PSAC West WBB Rookie of the Week Honor for SRU

1/16/2017 – ECC Grad Genevro, DuBois Grad Butler Named Don Hansen Football All-Region

1/10/2017 – DuBois Dream Start Season With a Pair of Losses; Will Play First Home Games Jan. 21-22 at DCC


12/29/2016 – Cranberry Grad Cyphert Commits to Play Baseball at Alabama

12/11/2016 – Kane Grad DeLong Named Outstanding Wrestler at PSAC Championships

12/3/2016 – Saturday was a Family Affair for Whitlings at Clarion University’s Tippin Gym = Part Two of Two

12/2/2016 – Keystone Grad Whitling Making Tippin Gym Head Coaching Debut with Mansfield Saturday – Part One of Two

12/2/2016 – A-C Valley Grad Terwilliger Enjoys Strong Season for Grove City Women’s Volleyball Team

11/30/2016 – Venango Catholic graduate Taylor Moltz played a key role in a near record-setting night for the Clarion University women’s basketball team Wednesday night.

11/30/2016 – ECC Grad Genevro Named CoSIDA Academic All-American in Football

11/28/2016 – Hinderliter Named PSAC West Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week

11/22/2016 – Johnsonburg Grad Grumley Hits Two Late Free Throws to Give Clarion U. Men’s Hoops Win

11/16/2016 – DuBois’ Butler, ECC’s Genevro Named PSAC West First Team

11/14/2016 – Slippery Rock’s Hinderliter, a Redbank Valley Grad, Named PSAC West Women’s Bball Freshman of the Week

11/9/2106 – Bradford Grad Crissman named AMCC Women’s XC Runner of the Year

11/7/2016 – Brockway Graduate Esposito Honored as PSAC West Special Teams Player of the Week

11/3/2016 – Karns City Grad LoPresti  Earns All-PSAC Second Team in Soccer

11/3/2016 – ECC Grad Genevro Named CoSIDA Academic All-District in Football

10/24/2016 – Kane Grad Kibbie of Edinboro Named PSAC West Defensive Player of the Week

10/20/2016 – Home is an Idefinite Term for Cranberry Graduate and Bucknell senior Suné Swart

10/20/2016 – Brookville Graduate Zacherl Earns Preseason Wrestling National Rankings for CUP

10/12/2016 – For Clarion Native Martin, Being GM of Altoona Curve is Dream Come True

10/8/2016 – Clarion Native Martin Named GM of Altoona Curve

9/16/2016 – Continuing a Family Tradition: Ben Bevevino Named Head Women’s Track & Field Coach at CUP

9/11/2016 – Smith Misses Cut at U.S. Mid-Am

9/10/2016 – Smith in Trouble After Day One of U.S. Mid-Am

9/9/2016 – Smith to Play in U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Starting Saturday

9/5/2016 – And Down the Stretch They Come: D9 Grad Rides Her Way into Horse Racing Glory

9/1/2016 – Kemmer Named’s AAA Hitter of the Month for August

8/30/2016 – Karns City’s Swick Awarded 2015 Rehab Centre Football Contributor Award Friday

8/17/2016 – N. Clarion’s All-Time Leading Scorer Wendy (Obenrader) Franty Makes a Name for Herself in Golf

8/16/2016 – Smith Misses Cut at U.S. Amateur

8/14/2016 – Smith One of Just Eight Competitors at U.S. Amateur with Walker Cup Experience

8/13/2016 – Video Feature: Mike Brown Reflects on 40-plus Year Coaching Career

8/13/2016 – Former Clarion HS Assistant Baseball Coach Zangrilli Named to WVU Broadcast Team

8/10/2016 – Brookville Native Smith Gets Assignment for U.S. Amateur Championship Next Week

8/10/2016 –  Former Redbank Valley Coach, Teacher, AD Mike Brown Announces Retirement as CUP Baseball Coach

8/9/2016 – Three District 9 Alums Playing Basketball in Spain this Week

8/8/2016 – Port grad Craig Flint to be inducted into the Penn College Athletics Hall of Fame in September

8/2/2016 – Kemmer on Fire for Fresno

7/30/2016 – Clarion HS Grad Laughlin Being Inducted into SRU Hall of Fame

7/29/2016 – North Clarion Graduate Ben Rathfon to be Inducted into Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame

7/28/2016 – Being in the Right Place at the Right Time has Helped Lolley go from North Clarion High School to the Steelers Beat

7/27/2016 – Frazier Has Been Central Figure at C-L for Nearly 20 Years

7/25/2016 – Former Brookville Wrestler Brodie Zacherl Fighting for His Life in Pittsburgh Hospital

7/15/2016 – Keystone Grad; DuBois Coach Whitling Takes Unusual Path to Head WBB Coach at Mansfield

6/23/2016 – Former Clarion/A-C Valley Coach; D9 Committee Member Bevevino Named Interim Asst. AD at CUP

6/8/2016 – DuBois Grad Morelli Does Well at 2016 University National Freestyle Championships

5/24/2016 – Smith and White Fall in Round of 16 at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

5/23/2016 – Smith and White Move into Round of 16 at U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

5/23/2016 –  Jim Kelly to be Part of Pro Football Hall of Fame’s “Day Out with Dad” Event June 25

5/22/2016 – Smith/White Tie for 16th Move Into Second Round of U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships

5/19/2016 – Brookville Native Smith Set for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

5/15/2016 – St. Marys Graduate Beimel Signs with Marlins

5/11/2016 – Mesoraco Undergoes Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery, Out at Least Six Months

5/5/2016 – Punxsy’ grad Zimmerman named second-team All-PSAC West in baseball

5/3/2016 – Multiple news sources reporting Mesoraco has torn labrum in left shoulder

4/16/2016 – DCC Grad Myers Set for Homecoming Saturday When PSU Behrend Takes on PSU-Altoona at Showers Field in DuBois

4/8/2016 – Pair of former Redbank Valley athletes set to run Boston Marathon April 18

4/6/2106 – Punxsy grad Sloniger loving his time with Penn State Baseball

4/2/2016 – Brockway Native Green Has Close Ties to Two Final Four Coaches

3/28/2016 – Goughler Named Volleyball Coach at Keystone

3/23/2016 – Wednesday was a Special Day for Calliari Family when PSU DuBois met IUP in Baseball

3/18/2016 – Morelli, Sleigh go 1-1 Friday; Zacherl 0-1; All three conclude solid seasons at D1 Wrestling

3/18/2016 – Hackett Earns a Pair of All-Region Honors for PSU-Behrend; Brookville Native Headed to All-Star Game Saturday

3/17/2016 – Zacherl, Morelli, Sleigh all drop into Friday’s consolation brackets at NCAA D1 Championships

3/17/2016 – All Three D9 Kids Advance to Second Round of NCAA D-1 Wrestling Championships

3/16/2016 – D9 Grads Sleigh, Morelli, Zacherl set for NCAA D-I Wrestling Nationals

3/14/2016 – Redbank Valley grad Haines wins NWCA National title

3/14/2016 – North Clarion grad Obenrader fifth in shot put at D3 Indoor nationals

3/14/2016 – Oswayo grad Colebert earns NJCAA All-American honors in wrestling

3/13/2016 – Kemmer enjoys time at Big League Camp

3/2/2016 – Brockway’s Anderson gets shot at NCAA D-III Tournament

3/1/2016 – Kemmer named 21st best prospect in Astros organization

2/16/2016 – Keystone’s Johnson sisters making college basketball a family affair

1/18/2016 – DuBois, Clarion U. grad Day recognized at NCAA Honors Celebration

1/12/2016 – Tough break: CC’s Sestina to miss rest of Bucknell season with injury; Was playing well

1/2/2016 – Clarion grad Kemmer earns invite to Astros big-league spring training


12/2/2015 – ECC grad Seelye playing for Pitt basketball

11/4/2015 – Karns City grad LoPresti named 3rd team All-PSAC in women’s soccer

10/19/2015 – DuBois grad Day wins NCAA Woman of the Year Award

10/13/2015 – D9 contingent has Clarion U. football at 6-0 for first time in 32 years

10/13/2015 – Concussions end Lezzer’s college football career

9/17/2015 – Kemmer named Corpus Christi Player of the Year

9/14/2015 – Zach Smith living dream playing at Pitt

9/8/2015 – Kemmer wins Texas League Batting Title (via ExploreClarion) 

6/25/2015 – Zacherl wrestling for World Spot, Hinderliter at nationals

6/25/2015 – Mesoraco having surgery, Uhl on fire in pro debut

6/5/2015 – St. Marys’ Ryan Uhl honored at IUP

5/13/2015 – A look back at the 1990 Northern Potter boys’ basketball team

5/13/2015 – Smith teams up for sixth USGA title

4/28/2015 – St. Marys’ Ryan Uhl named first team All-PSAC West for IUP

4/24/2015 – April 24 Alumni Report

4/18/2015 – Uhl ripping longballs at IUP

4/8/2015 – April 8 Alumni report

4/6/2015 – MLB starts again: D9’s all-time baseball team revisited

4/2/2015 – Who is doing what and where?

2/6/2015 – Former East Brady QB Chris Weibel named head football coach at Clarion U.