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Shadyside bounces back with 35-8 win

Story by Kim North of The Times Leader SHADYSIDE — Injury-riddled Shadyside had two things in mind entering Friday night’s game with long-time Ohio 7 rival Bridgeport. “The goal was to win the game and the priority was to not get any more players hurt while accomplishing that,” veteran Shadyside head coach Mark Holenka said after watching


Story by Rick Thorp of The Times Leader ST. CLAIRSVILLE — After falling to Shenandoah in the OVAC 2A volleyball championship almost two weeks ago, Shadyside head coach Eric Mercer’s hope was that his Lady Tigers would see the Zeps again in the Division IV East District final. Mercer got his wish Wednesday night. Shadyside, the

Shadyside Claims Sectional Title

Story by Rick Thorp of The Times Leader SHADYSIDE — Challenges build character. And, the last two weeks, the Shadyside High School volleyball team has faced its share of them. But it’s tournament time, and first-year head coach Eric Mercer, expects the going to be a bit rougher than the regular season. There, the Lady Tigers

Bellaire Holds Off Tigers

Story by Bubba Kapral of The Times Leader SHADYSIDE — Some wins are just sweeter than others. Bellaire and Shadyside renewed grid acquaintances seven seasons ago. The Tigers have owned the series winning every game. That changed Friday night, however, as coach Mark Spigarelli’s Big Reds exhibited a large dose of character and resolve in slipping

Lady Tigers sweep Caldwell in D-IV Tournament Play

Story by Rick Thorp of The Times leader After falling in the OVAC 2A championship volleyball match last Saturday, Shadyside head coach Eric Mercer told his team to put the defeat in the back of its mind and turn its focus to sectional play. From the looks of things Wednesday night, the Lady Tigers have a good

Lady Tigers headed back to 2A title game

• Tigers improve to 21-0 OCT 9, 2019 BUBBA KAPRAL Executive Sports Editor  SHADYSIDE — Perfection lives on State-ranked and unbeaten Shadyside punched its ticket into the OVAC volleyball championship game via a 25-9, 25-16, 25-18 sweep of Toronto in the Class 2A conference semifinals on the Orange boards Tuesday night. The Tigers will meet