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Baseball Finds Spring in Alabama

In snowy Erie, PA, new snowfall on the spring equinox is not exactly uncommon. Temperatures are regularly below freezing hindering spring sports from practicing outside and running live drills, but the spring sports schedule can’t wait for Mother Nature to let the snow melt. Before their official season opener at …

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Running from Couch to Success

The Color Run is known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet.” The event is a fun run where participants are plastered with bright colorful powder at each station of the 3.1 mile run. Since the Color Run focuses more on having a fun time with friends and family and …

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The Olympics Return

  Imagine lighting the Olympic Torch. You are about to begin one of the most historical sporting events ever. No pressure!! All you need to to is light a simple torch, but you are cold and can barely feel your own hands! Just don’t mess up…   On February 6th, …

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Brown and Fox Score Big With the NHL

Erie Otters forwards Connor Brown and Dane Fox have both signed with NHL teams, but are not leaving the Otters until the end of the OHL season. Brown signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 22 and Fox with the Vancouver Canucks on December 28. “The difference is between …

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Slow Start Doesn’t Prevent Playoff Push

  The Steel Curtain looked very rusty with an 0-4 start, but since then, they have gone 5-3. and have been closing the curtain on opponents. At first they just didn’t protect their quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger. After they were 3-6, the Steelers knew they needed a win. They went out …

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Bayhawks Season Preview

The Erie Bayhawks’ 2013-14 season is not off to a great start at 0-3, but it is just the beginning.  They are doing their best to turn it around. The Bayhawks have only three returning players from last season. These players are guards Mustafa Shakur and Nick Covington, along with …

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Strong Run Carries Cross Country to States

You can see your own breath in the 40 degree weather as you get to the second mile mark. There is a sharp pain below your ribs and a dull pain in your legs as you trudge through the trail in the woods, but for some reason, you just keep …

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McDavid Rises to High Standards

“It was pretty cool being picked first overall (by the Otters) since you live in Canada and the OHL is a huge deal. It’s something special,” said McDowell junior Connor McDavid. McDavid, a sixteen-year-old hockey phenom, was first pick overall by the Otters when he was just fifteen. Only three …

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