Local Sports 11/21/18

COULD JAMES FRANKLIN BE ON THE MOVE? THAT WAS THE  QUESTION ASKED YESTERDAY AT THE WEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCE. VARIOUS REPORTS ARE SUGGESTING THAT FRANKLINS NAME HAS BEEN RUMORED TO BE A POSSIBILITY IF A COACHING VACANCY OCCURS AT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. FOR NOW, THERE IS NO VACANCY WITH THAT JOB, AND FRANKLIN CHALKED IT UP TO THE END OF THE SEASON RUMOR MILL.

 

THE PIRATES CONTINUE TO MAKE ROOM ON THEIR 40 MAN ROSTER. THIS TIME THEY HAVE TRADED TANNER ANDERSON TO THE OAKLAND ATHLETICS, MAKING HIM THE 3RD PLAYER TRADED THIS MONTH. JORDAN LUPLOW AND MAX MOROFF WERE DEALT TO CLEVELAND LAST WEEK. THIS MOVE IS FUELING SPECULATION THAT #1 PITCHING PROSPECT MITCH KELLER COULD MAKE THE BIG CLUB, ALONG WITH J.T. BRUBAKER.

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL FROM YESTERDAY…THE ST. FRANCIS LADY RED FLASH PICKED UP AN 86-74 WIN OVER SETON HALL IN THE ANNUAL EDUCATION DAY GAME AT DEGOL ARENA. SHARPSHOOTER JESS KOVATCH LED THE FLASH WITH 20 POINTS, WHILE BELLWOOD’S KARSON SWOGGER HIT 5 3 POINT FIELD GOALS AND FINISHED WITH 17 POINTS.

 

JUNIATA COLLEGE GOT 26 POINTS FROM BISHOP CARROLL PRODUCT BRANDON MARTINAZZI IN A 69-62 WIN OVER WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON. THE EAGLES EVENED THEIR RECORD AT 2-2 ON THE SEASON.

 

AN ANNUAL TRADITION IN BLAIR COUNTY WILL ADD ANOTHER CHAPTER TONIGHT AT MANSION PARK. THE BUCKS AND DUCKS WILL TAKE TO THE FIELD FOR THE ANNUAL TURKEY BOWL FLAG FOOTBALL CONTEST. THE WE CARE FOUNDATION WILL BENEFIT FROM PROCEEDS RAISED BY PLAYERS IN THE GAME, ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.