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Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

GREENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) — Redbank Valley High School alumni, Paiton Rizzo is continuing her track and field career at Thiel College, which is a part of the Presidents Athletic Conference.
Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

GREENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) — Redbank Valley High School alumni, Paiton Rizzo is continuing her track and field career at Thiel College, which is a part of the Presidents Athletic Conference.
Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

Alumni Update: Paiton Rizzo, Redbank Valley — Thiel College

GREENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) — Redbank Valley High School alumni, Paiton Rizzo is continuing her track and field career at Thiel College, which is a part of the Presidents Athletic Conference.
Redbank Valley/Keystone Square Off for D9 2A Girls’ Title; Moniteau/Brookville Meet for 3A Title

Redbank Valley/Keystone Square Off for D9 2A Girls’ Title; Moniteau/Brookville Meet for 3A Title

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) — A pair of District 9 girls’ basketball champions will be crowned Friday night when Redbank Valley battles Keystone in the Class 2A title game and Moniteau takes on Brookville in the Class 3A title contest.
Redbank Valley/Keystone Square Off for D9 2A Girls’ Title; Moniteau/Brookville Meet for 3A Title

Redbank Valley/Keystone Square Off for D9 2A Girls’ Title; Moniteau/Brookville Meet for 3A Title

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) — A pair of District 9 girls’ basketball champions will be crowned Friday night when Redbank Valley battles Keystone in the Class 2A title game and Moniteau takes on Brookville in the Class 3A title contest.
Jim Kelly Helps Terry Henry Celebrate Birthday with Ultimate Trip to Super Bowl

Jim Kelly Helps Terry Henry Celebrate Birthday with Ultimate Trip to Super Bowl

MIAMI — There are presents and then there are PRESENTS, a nice tie or tickets to a big-name concert or major sporting event; better yet, seats at the Super Bowl (last row, corner of the end zone); better yet, Row 10 on the 50-yard line.
Jim Kelly Helps Terry Henry Celebrate Birthday with Ultimate Trip to Super Bowl

Jim Kelly Helps Terry Henry Celebrate Birthday with Ultimate Trip to Super Bowl

MIAMI — There are presents and then there are PRESENTS, a nice tie or tickets to a big-name concert or major sporting event; better yet, seats at the Super Bowl (last row, corner of the end zone); better yet, Row 10 on the 50-yard line.
Clarion High to IUP Connection in Volleyball is Strong

Clarion High to IUP Connection in Volleyball is Strong

INDIANA, Pa. — Former Clarion Area Volleyball player and assistant coach Mattie Thornton began pursuing her master’s degree in English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania this past fall and also accepted an assistant coaching position on the Crimson Hawks Women’s Volleyball Team.
Ridgway Meets Wilmington in PIAA Class 2A Playoffs Friday in Slippery Rock

Ridgway Meets Wilmington in PIAA Class 2A Playoffs Friday in Slippery Rock

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (D9Sports) — Looking to breakthrough the District 10 barrier that guards the PIAA Class 2A quarterfinal round, the Ridgway Elkers take another crack at Wilmington Friday night at Slippery Rock University with a 7 p.m. kickoff at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.
D9 Class 1A Football Championship Game Preview: Redbank Valley Gets Rematch with Unbeaten Coudersport Saturday

D9 Class 1A Football Championship Game Preview: Redbank Valley Gets Rematch with Unbeaten Coudersport Saturday

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) — Rematches from the regular season have become the trend in District 9 football since the KSAC and the AML came together a year ago to reorganize the look of District 9 football with the D9 Football League.
Football Preview: D9 Football Playoffs Resume — Semifinal Rounds in Class 1A, 2A

Football Preview: D9 Football Playoffs Resume — Semifinal Rounds in Class 1A, 2A

Heading into the second weekend of the postseason, District 9 has five teams still playing football with the Class 1A and 2A semifinals and Clearfield’s rematch with Bellefonte in the District 6-9 Class 4A Sub-Regional Championship game.
District 9 Football Playoffs Start with Five Games; Eight Teams in Action Including Karns City at Keystone

District 9 Football Playoffs Start with Five Games; Eight Teams in Action Including Karns City at Keystone

With 13 District 9 football teams heading into the postseason, five games involving eight D9 teams get the playoff schedule started Friday.
Week Nine District 9 Football Preview: Regular-Season Finales: Playoff Positioning at Stake

Week Nine District 9 Football Preview: Regular-Season Finales: Playoff Positioning at Stake

It’s the final week of the regular season, meaning that if there’s any playoff posturing or resume-building to be done for the postseason, now is the time.
Week 8 Football Preview: Redbank Valley, Clarion, Union/ACV, Keystone All Have Shot at Division Crowns

Week 8 Football Preview: Redbank Valley, Clarion, Union/ACV, Keystone All Have Shot at Division Crowns

It’s league/division title weekend in District 9 as the Large School, Small School South and Small School North divisions sort out their champions amongst an 11-game Friday night schedule in what’s the ninth week of the season, or Week 8 by PIAA decree.
Week Six District 9 Football Preview: Ridgway Takes Crack at Unbeaten Clarion

Week Six District 9 Football Preview: Ridgway Takes Crack at Unbeaten Clarion

With one game already out of the way by Friday night, District 9 has 11 games on the docket, one of them Saturday afternoon.
District 9 Football Preview: Unbeatens Clash in Kane, New Bethlehem Friday Night

District 9 Football Preview: Unbeatens Clash in Kane, New Bethlehem Friday Night

Of District 9’s six undefeated teams going into the sixth weekend of the football season (or Week 5 as per PIAA decree), four are wrapped up in two key games as part of a 13-game schedule with 12 scheduled for Friday night.
District 9 Week Four Football Preview: 6 Unbeaten, 7 Winless Remain in D9

District 9 Week Four Football Preview: 6 Unbeaten, 7 Winless Remain in D9

Going into the fifth weekend of the high school football season, 13 of District 9’s 23 football teams are either undefeated or winless.
Thursday Night Special: Brookville/Punxsutawney Battle for Route 36 Trophy

Thursday Night Special: Brookville/Punxsutawney Battle for Route 36 Trophy

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) — The first Thursday night game of the District 9 football season goes off at Punxsutawney where the Chucks host the Brookville Raiders in what’s the annual Route 36 Trophy game.
Thursday Night Special: Brookville/Punxsutawney Battle for Route 36 Trophy

Thursday Night Special: Brookville/Punxsutawney Battle for Route 36 Trophy

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) — The first Thursday night game of the District 9 football season goes off at Punxsutawney where the Chucks host the Brookville Raiders in what’s the annual Route 36 Trophy game.
Week 1 District 9 Football Preview

Week 1 District 9 Football Preview

It’s early, for sure, but it’s not a real stretch to think that some type of District 9 Class 1A playoff preview theme can be applied Friday night’s Elk County Catholic at Coudersport game in a Small School divisional crossover week.
Week 1 District 9 Football Preview

Week 1 District 9 Football Preview

It’s early, for sure, but it’s not a real stretch to think that some type of District 9 Class 1A playoff preview theme can be applied Friday night’s Elk County Catholic at Coudersport game in a Small School divisional crossover week.
Former Clarion High Player, Redbank Valley Coach Greg Bean Continues to Move up in College Coaching Ranks

Former Clarion High Player, Redbank Valley Coach Greg Bean Continues to Move up in College Coaching Ranks

MEADVILLE, Pa. — Former Clarion Area basketball player and Redbank Valley head coach Greg Bean was recently named the top assistant coach for the Allegheny College men’s basketball team.
Former Clarion High Player, Redbank Valley Coach Greg Bean Continues to Move up in College Coaching Ranks

Former Clarion High Player, Redbank Valley Coach Greg Bean Continues to Move up in College Coaching Ranks

MEADVILLE, Pa. — Former Clarion Area basketball player and Redbank Valley head coach Greg Bean was recently named the top assistant coach for the Allegheny College men’s basketball team.
Twenty-Two of Twenty-Three District 9 Football Teams Start Season on Friday

Twenty-Two of Twenty-Three District 9 Football Teams Start Season on Friday

Another season and one less team in District 9 football.
Twenty-Two of Twenty-Three District 9 Football Teams Start Season on Friday

Twenty-Two of Twenty-Three District 9 Football Teams Start Season on Friday

Another season and one less team in District 9 football.
Thompson Named Head Football Coach at Curwensville

Thompson Named Head Football Coach at Curwensville

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) — Jim Thompson has been named the head football coach at Curwensville.
Thompson Named Head Football Coach at Curwensville

Thompson Named Head Football Coach at Curwensville

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) — Jim Thompson has been named the head football coach at Curwensville.
Hipps’ Gem Goes for Naught as BEA Walks Off Clearfield, 1-0, in PIAA 3A Semifinals

Hipps’ Gem Goes for Naught as BEA Walks Off Clearfield, 1-0, in PIAA 3A Semifinals

CRESSON, Pa. (D9Sports) — A scintillating pitching performance by Clearfield freshman Emma Hipps went for naught when Mara Hockenberry scored on a two-out single by Maddy Perry in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Bald Eagle Area a 1-0 victory in a PIAA Class 3A semifinal classic at the Ray and Louise Walker Complex on the Mount Aloysius campus Tuesday afternoon.
Clearfield’s Magical Run Continues as Hipps Pitches Lady Bison into PIAA 3A Semifinals

Clearfield’s Magical Run Continues as Hipps Pitches Lady Bison into PIAA 3A Semifinals

LORETTO, Pa. (D9Sports) — Getting all the runs she needed in the top of the first inning, freshman pitcher Emma Hipps continued her late-season run of outstanding performances with a three-hitter against WPIAL champion Avonworth to give Clearfield an historic victory at Red Flash Field on the St. Francis University campus Thursday afternoon.
Bishop McCort Ends ECC’s Season in PIAA 1A Baseball Quarterfinals

Bishop McCort Ends ECC’s Season in PIAA 1A Baseball Quarterfinals

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) — Batting around and scoring four runs in the fourth inning, Bishop McCort’s decisive rally helped it pull away for a 5-2 win over Elk County Catholic in Thursday’s PIAA Class 1A quarterfinals at Kuntz Field.
Greenblatt Pitches Punxsutawney to D9 4A Baseball Title

Greenblatt Pitches Punxsutawney to D9 4A Baseball Title

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) — Staked to a 4-0 lead after two innings, junior pitcher Alec Greenblatt went the distance on a three-hitter as No. 1 seed Punxsutawney turned back Clearfield 5-3 in the District 9 Class 4A championship game at Showers Field in DuBois Wednesday evening.
Bedford Ends Brookville’s Season in D5-9 Baseball Subregional

Bedford Ends Brookville’s Season in D5-9 Baseball Subregional

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (D9Sports) — Dylan Arnold scattered four hits over five innings and Bedford’s four-run third inning was the difference in a 6-3 win over Brookville in their District 5/9 Sub-Regional Class 3A final at Kuntz Field Wednesday.
District 9 Class 3A Track and Field Preview: 13 Returning D9 Champs Back

District 9 Class 3A Track and Field Preview: 13 Returning D9 Champs Back

While District 9’s lone Class 3A medalist graduated — Bradford’s state shot put champion John Eakin who went on to Slippery Rock University — several individual D9 champions return with eight for the boys and five for the girls.
Class 2A Track and Field Preview: Returning State Medalists Lead Way

Class 2A Track and Field Preview: Returning State Medalists Lead Way

Despite losing so much to graduation last spring, District 9 Class 2A track and field has plenty of talent back this year.
Kane Girls, Ridgway Boys Win AML Titles

Kane Girls, Ridgway Boys Win AML Titles

ST. MARYS, Pa. (D9Sports) — The Kane Lady Wolves got a huge game from Ella Marconi Saturday night to carry them to the AML Championship, 50-39, over the Johnsonburg Ramettes in a game played at St. Marys High School.
D9Sports.com Staff Lists Favorite District 9 Sports Memories of 2015

D9Sports.com Staff Lists Favorite District 9 Sports Memories of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, D9Sports.com takes a look back at a great year of athletics in District 9.
D9Sports.com Boys Basketball Recaps: Clarion-Limestone Beats Brockway

D9Sports.com Boys Basketball Recaps: Clarion-Limestone Beats Brockway

A look at Friday’s high school basketball action, brought to you by D9Sports.com.
D9Sports.com Playoff Recaps: Curwensville Routs Clarion, 46-14

D9Sports.com Playoff Recaps: Curwensville Routs Clarion, 46-14

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports.com) – Four second-half touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter, helped sixth-seeded but favored Curwensville pull away from third-seeded Clarion 46-14 Friday night at Clarion University’s Memorial Stadium.