United's old bricksavailable for pick-up
HANOVERTON -- Old paving bricks from the stadium walkway are available to be picked up during school hours Monday through Friday or after the home varsity football game against East Palestine, the United Local athletic department announced.
The recently replaced bricks may be picked up in the fenced-in area behind the concession stand.
Thiel linemanplayer of week
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- After posting four solo tackles -- including two for a loss -- and a sack in Thiel's 37-6 victory over Bluffton, sophomore Chris Minton (Seneca Valley) was named Presidents' Athletic Conference defensive player of the week.
Thiel, which limited Bluffton to 200 total yards, plays host to Washington & amp; Jefferson Saturday.
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Slippery Rock senior wide receiver and team tri-captain Ryan McKavish (Ebensburg) was named an honorable mention offensive player of the week by D2football.com.
McKavish had eight receptions for 183 yards and two touchdowns in SRU's 45-0 win over Fairmont State (W.Va.).
In three games this season, McKavish, a Central Cambria graduate, has 16 catches for 261 yards.
Tammy Newell named by PAC
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Tammy Newell (Hubbard), a senior forward for Westminster, was named Presidents' Athletic Conference women's soccer player of the week for the second time in a row. Newell had two goals in a 5-0 victory over Heidelberg.
Clemente setstwo records
YOUNGSTOWN -- Colin Clemente, a junior at John F. Kennedy High, recently shot a 30 at the Bedford Trails golf course, which was both a course and school record. In addition, to his accomplishments, Clemente also broke the tournament record in the Cardinal Classic at Mill Creek Park when he shot a 69.
CLEVELAND -- Tickets for the Cleveland Cavaliers home games at Gund Arena will go on sale Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. at TicketMaster outlets.
The Cavs' home opener will be Nov. 5 versus the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tickets range from $75 to $10 plus service charges.
Arbitrator rulesin NBA's favor
NEW YORK -- An arbitrator handed the NBA a victory that should help keep team payrolls down, ruling that the 29 owners can redistribute luxury tax and escrow funds any way they please.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Randy Moss walked out of jail whistling, charged with two misdemeanors instead of a possible felony for allegedly pushing a traffic officer a half-block with his car.
ST. LOUIS -- Marshall Faulk practiced with the St. Louis Rams, a sign that the running back could be ready to face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
U.S. wins gold
NANJING, China -- Sheryl Swoopes scored 18 points and Lisa Leslie added 17, leading the United States to a 79-74 victory over Russia and its second straight Women's World Championship.
The win was the 19th straight victory in championship play for the American women, who last lost a game in 1994.
* LEIPZIG, Germany -- Serena Williams beat Anca Barna at the Sparkassen Cup 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, but the German qualifier became just the third player to lift a set from the world's top player since the French Open.
Vindicator staff/wire reports