Articles by: Maxfield Lane

Rogers Laugand: A Guiding Star for Area Basketball

Rogers Laugand: A Guiding Star for Area Basketball

Local basketball coach Rogers Laugand may not be at the helm of a high school basketball program in District 9, but few coaches have made as large of an impact on basketball in our area as Laugand. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 15, 2021 · Local News, News, Sports
DuBois Boys Basketball’s Veterans Lead Fight for D9 Title

DuBois Boys Basketball’s Veterans Lead Fight for D9 Title

As we inch closer to the potential beginning of the 2021 basketball season, D9Sports.com took some time to catch up with area coaches to ask them some questions about the upcoming season. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 8, 2021 · Local News, Sports
Punxsutawney Basketball Ready for 2021

Punxsutawney Basketball Ready for 2021

As we inch closer to the potential beginning of the 2021 basketball season, D9Sports.com and exploreJeffersonPA.com took some time to catch up with area coaches to ask them some questions about the upcoming season. The Punxsutawney Chucks are primed and ready for 2021, with their girls team seeking to remain atop the D9 League, while their boys side looks to become a competitor once again. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 4, 2021 · Local News, News, Sports, Uncategorized
20 D9 Athletes Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

20 D9 Athletes Named to the PA Football News Coaches’ All-State Team

On December 26-27, 20 D9 football athletes were named to the PA Football News Coaches' All-State Team. To make the team, athletes are nominated and then voted on by coaches from around the state. The selections are divided up into "first team" and "second team" for each classification. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 28, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Brookville’s Krug Named to Pa. Football Writers’ All-State Team

Brookville’s Krug Named to Pa. Football Writers’ All-State Team

On December 22, four District 9 football players were named to the Pa. Football Writers' All-State team. Redbank Valley defensive end Joe Mansfield received a Class A all-state nod, while Brookville quarterback Jack Krug and Karns City linebacker Nathan Waltman made the Class AA squad. St. Marys offensive lineman Garrett Bauer received Class AAA all-state honors. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 23, 2020 · Local News, Sports
VIDEO: Top Ten Plays of the 2020 High School Football Season

VIDEO: Top Ten Plays of the 2020 High School Football Season

The slightly shortened 2020 high school football season had no shortage of big plays. Leaping catches, defensive stands, and key turnovers were as present as always in the fight for the D9 Titles. To highlight some of the most exceptional plays of the season, D9sports.com and Explore Your Town have compiled their top ten plays of the season. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 18, 2020 · Local News, Sports
D9 Football All-Conference Teams Released

D9 Football All-Conference Teams Released

On Thursday night, District 9 selected football all-conference teams for each of the four divisions. Full teams were selected for each division, while some players received higher honors for their elite level work. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 12, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Several Local Players Named to All-State Volleyball Team

Several Local Players Named to All-State Volleyball Team

Twelve District 9 volleyball athletes were named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association (PVCA) all-state teams for the 2020 season. (Photo by Kirkland Photography.) FULL ARTICLE
by · December 7, 2020 · Local News, Sports
Sports Aren’t Fair in the Era of COVID-19, and That’s Okay

Sports Aren’t Fair in the Era of COVID-19, and That’s Okay

Sports leagues are obsessed with the idea of fairness, and for good reason. FULL ARTICLE
by · December 5, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Clarion Wins State Volleyball Title

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Clarion Wins State Volleyball Title

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – Clarion Area captured the state title in dominant fashion, overcoming early mistakes to cruise to a 25-16, 25-14, 25-15 win over Marian Catholic to win the PIAA Class A Championship. FULL ARTICLE
by · November 21, 2020 · Local News, News, Sports