Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pick – Contra Costa Times

Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pickContra Costa TimesThe Sabres have the second pick, and Edmonton; Calgary; N.Y. Islanders; Vancouver; Carolina; Toronto; Winnipeg; and Anaheim complete the top 10. “I believe that Ekblad is going to go… Read more

Author Walter Dean Myers remembered as a champion of literacy and education – TriValley Central

Author Walter Dean Myers remembered as a champion of literacy and educationTriValley CentralMyers, a longtime resident of Jersey City, New Jersey, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan after a brief illness, publisher HarperCollins… Read more

Galway inducts first members of Athletic Wall of Fame – The Recorder (subscription)

The Recorder (subscription)Galway inducts first members of Athletic Wall of FameThe Recorder (subscription)Earl Chase IV, a class of 2005 alumnus, was a soccer and basketball player at Galway High School. He played … In 1985, he was named the… Read more

Chatter: Alemany's Desean Holmes verbally commits to play football at USC – Los Angeles Daily News

Chatter: Alemany’s Desean Holmes verbally commits to play football at USCLos Angeles Daily News“Once I was given the opportunity to coach (my daughter) Tiffany at Montclair Prep her freshman year, my goal was to coach her through high school…. Read more

Steroid experimentation among teens – TriValley Central

Steroid experimentation among teensTriValley CentralNEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve… Read more

Oneida's Mitch Cavanagh selected to All-State second team – Oneida Dispatch

Oneida’s Mitch Cavanagh selected to All-State second teamOneida DispatchKyle Mennig, sports editor for the Oneida Dispatch, originally hails from Munnsville. Kyle graduated from Geneseo State in 2008 and covers local sporting events, focusing on… Read more

Former Viking a pre-season DIII All-American – LeRoy Farmer City Press

Former Viking a pre-season DIII All-AmericanLeRoy Farmer City PressFormer Tri-Valley High School student Matt Kussman is one of five Illinois Wesleyan seniors chosen as members of the 26th annual USA College Football Pre-Season Division III… Read more

Semo named new AD at Newburgh – Times Herald-Record

Semo named new AD at NewburghTimes Herald-Record… Semo was well-liked and respected as an enterprising and hard-working administrator and coach. Robert Zayas, the executive director of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association,… Read more

2014 Journal Star All-Star Softball Team – Peoria Journal Star

2014 Journal Star All-Star Softball TeamPeoria Journal StarONE THING I’D CHANGE ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: “Going farther would have been nice my senior year, but I wouldn’t change a thing. I LOVE ALL MY TEAMS!” DESCRIBE YOUR GAME IN THREE… Read more

Carl Leubsdorf: What's in the political cards for Rick Perry? – Contra Costa Times

Carl Leubsdorf: What’s in the political cards for Rick Perry?Contra Costa TimesDespite Perry’s easy dismissal of those potential problems, he sometimes indicates an awareness that the presidency might not be in the cards. Mark Leibovich of The New… Read more