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College news

Warren Area High School graduate Emily Lobdell was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for excellence on the field and in the classroom as a senior on the Slippery Rock University softball team. Lobdell led Slippery Rock in earned run average (3.29) and wins (nine) while racking up 154 innings pitched. She posted a 3.91 cumulative grade point average in SRU’s early childhood education program, and is a three-time PSAC Scholar Athlete.


Russell-native Jesse Valone competed at the Honeycomb Invitational this past weekend at the Tumble Bee Gym in Hamburg, N.Y., taking first in all-around competition. She scored 7.70 in bars (first place), 8.70 in beam (first place), 9.45 in floor (first place), and 8.60 in vault (second place) for an overall score of 34.34 Valone is preparing to compete at the USAG New York State Xcel Championship on May 11.

Schedule changes

Thursday’s Iroquois at Youngsville baseball game was postponed and will be made up Friday, May 2 at Davis Street Field.

Youngsville’s home game against Rocky Grove originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to Tuesday, May 6.

The Elk County Catholic at Sheffield softball game scheduled for Thursday has been postponed and rescheduled as a doubleheader on Monday, May 12. First pitch of game one is slated for 4 p.m.

Co-ed softball

Here is the schedule of games for Week One of the Co-Ed Softball League at Betts Park:

Friday, May 2

Shenanigans v Fat Daddy’s, 6:30 p.m., Foley Field

Geraci & Co Accounting v Concrete Unlimited, 7:45 p.m., Foley Field

Pascuzzi Acct & Tax Serv v Curtis Contracting Catfish, 6:30 p.m., Betts Field

United Refining v Thundercats, 7:45 p.m., Betts Field

Sheffield Sports Boosters v Wendy’s Cafe/Grumpy’s, 9 p.m., Betts Field

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity slate of action for county high school sports teams for Friday, May 2, through Saturday, May 3:


Baseball: Iroquois at Youngsville, 4 p.m.

Eisenhower at Maplewood, 4 p.m.

Corry at Warren, 4 p.m.

Softball: East at Warren (DH), 3:15 p.m.

Track: Eisenhower at Coudersport Invitational, 4 p.m.


Baseball: Strong Vincent at Warren, noon

Boys Tennis: District 10 Singles Championships, Erie, 9 a.m.