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McDowell Names New Sports Coaches

McDowell High School has recently named new coaches for girls basketball and wrestling. Former head coach at Fort LeBoeuf High School, Tim Simon, was put as head of the Trojan Wrestling program. He had a very successful career at Fort LeBoeuf and had many individual PIAA state tournament qualifiers and …

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Student Athletes Sign to Extend Sports Careers

Eight McDowell student-athletes signed to further their playing time in college on National Letter of Intent Signing Day at McDowell High School on Feb. 1. Two of the signees came from the Lady Trojans soccer team. Emma Manczka, mid-field, committed to Gannon University. Manczka is a four-year varsity letterwinner and …

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Cheerleaders Finish Out Season Strong

McDowell’s Varsity Competitive Cheer team finished 8th at the Universal Cheerleaders Association National Competition Feb. 8 through Feb. 12 in Orlando. Before going to Nationals, the team frist went to the PIAA State Competition. They became the first District 10 team ever to win the State competition for competitive cheer, …

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Superbowl LI

What a game! Super Bowl LI was the first Super Bowl in NFL history to go into overtime. The Patriots are in their fifth winning streak of Super Bowl games with Tom Brady as their leading quarterback. The game started out looking hopeful for the Atlanta Falcons, leading 21-0 before …

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McDowell vs. Prep

It’s that time of the year again! The second McDowell vs. Cathedral Prep rivalry basketball game of the season is going to be on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 at McDowell High School. For McDowell, this is their chance to redeem themselves from the last time they played Prep on …

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2016 NBA Playoffs Previews and Predictions: 1st Round

How much pressure can the Golden State Warriors handle heading into the playoffs, looking to defend their championship? Teams like the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers all look capable of dethroning the 73-win indestructible force in a seven game series. But only …

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The Spurs Way: Passing on the Torch

Success comes in a multitude of ways. What makes a system work for two decades is trust, team comradery, and people who are willing to sacrifice their wants for the entirety of the team in order to achieve that same success. There has only been one single team in the …

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Golden State of Mind

Coming off of a championship season a year ago, the Golden State Warriors are still hungry for more. In the past, defending champions have either fallen off of the map or their opponents have figured ways to shut down those teams and eventually dethrone them. That hasn’t been the case …

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