Local Sports 12/7/17

THE SUCCESS OF THE PENN STATE FOOTBALL PROGRAM IS TAKING ITS TOLL ON THE COACHING STAFF. LAST WEEK, OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR JOE MOORHEAD LEFT FOR MISSISSIPPI STATE. NOW WORD IS OUT THAT DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR BRENT PRY IS A CANDIDATE TO BECOME THE HEAD COACH AT LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE. PRY IS LISTED AS ONE OF 5 CANDIDATES FOR THE JOB, ACCORDING TO SB NATION WEBSITE UNDERDOG DYNASTY. PRY WAS AN ASSISTANT AT ULL FROM 2002-06. HE HAS BEEN AT PENN STATE FOR THE PAST 7 SEASONS.

 

THE PENN STATE ALTOONA BASKETBALL TEAMS PICKED UP WINS LAST NIGHT AT THE ADLER ARENA. THE MENS TEAM BEAT FRANCISCAN 91-49, LED BY AUSTIN KRISE WHO SCORED 14 POINTS OFF THE BENCH. THE WOMEN BEAT FRANCISCAN 83-37. IJONANA LASTER LED THE LADY LIONS WITH 17 POINTS. THE MEN IMPROVED TO 5-3, WHILE THE WOMEN EVENED THEIR RECORD AT 3-3.

 

THE MT. ALOYSIUS WOMENS TEAM BEAT PITT-GREENSBURG LAST NIGHT 66-49 TO RAISE THEIR RECORD TO 3-2, WHILE THE MT. ALOYSIUS MEN FELL TO PITT-GREENSBURG 73-70. THE MOUNTIES ARE NOW 1-4 ON THE SEASON.

 

THE ST. FRANCIS WOMEN CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE. THE LADY RED FLASH HAD A COLD THIRD QUARTER, AND FELL TO COLUMBIA ON THE ROAD LAST NIGHT 91-84. CAITLYN KROLL LED THE TEAM WITH 23 POINTS. ST. FRANCIS IS NOW 3-5 ON THE SEASON.

 

TODAY IS THE DAY HOMER CENTER TRIES TO BRING HOME ANOTHER STATE FOOTBALL TITLE TO DISTRICT 6. THE WILDCATS WILL TAKE ON JEANETTE IN THE STATE CLASS 1A CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT HERSHEYPARK STADIUM. KICKOFF IS SET FOR 1:00. BISHOP GUILFOYLE AND TYRONE ARE THE ONLY TEAMS TO WIN STATE FOOTBALL TITLES IN DISTRICT 6.