YSU: Hornberger named women’s MVP

YSU: Hornberger named women’s MVP


Liz Hornberger was named the Coach Ed DiGregorio Most Valuable Player at the Youngstown State University women’s basketball postseason banquet on Sunday at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel social hall. Hornberger served as the team’s captain and averaged career highs of 10 points, 3.6 assists and 3.3 rebounds while improving her shooting percentage and playing a school record 1,084 minutes.

A senior from Reading, Pa., Hornberger made 80 3-pointers during the year to become just the second Penguin to reach that mark. She finished her career as YSU’s record holder with 199 career 3-pointers made and 583 3-pointers attempted.

Three players were recognized for honors received from the Horizon League: Heidi Schlegel, first team all-conference; Monica Touvelle, Sixth Player of the year; and Jenna Hirsch, all-freshman team.

Track officials schedule throws clinic Sunday


The Greater Youngstown Track Officials Association will hold a clinic for throws Sunday at 2 p.m. at Youngstown State’s Watson & Tressel Training Site.

The clinic will count as a local meeting. Starter shells will be available for purchase from 2 to 3 p.m. for $25.

Five set to roll into Mercer Hall of Fame


The Mercer County Bowling Hall of Fame will induct five bowlers at its induction dinner scheduled Saturday at the Park Inn. The five to be inducted are Dave Blough, Terry Dudzenski, Henry Jackson, Trevor Popovitch and Steve Quillen.

In addition, youth bowlers Melinda Sinkus and Brady Leunis will be honored. For ticket information contact Karen Quillen at 724-974-9227.

Steelers sign LB Moats to one-year deal


The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Buffalo Bills linebacker Arthur Moats to a one-year contract. The 26-year-old Moats spent four seasons in Buffalo and posted career highs last season with 12 starts and 48 tackles.

The Steelers are looking for depth at both inside and outside linebacker after cutting Larry Foote and LaMarr Woodley. General manager Kevin Colbert said on Sunday that the team isn’t ruling out the chance at bringing back James Harrison, who spent a decade with the club before being released last spring.

Browns add offensive lineman McQuistan


The Browns agreed to a contract Monday with free agent offensive lineman Paul McQuistan, who started 14 games last season for the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. McQuistan, who was in Cleveland for a visit last week, was previously with the Browns as a backup in 2010.

Staff reports/Associated Press

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