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Alumni Update - Addy Knetzer (Waynesburg)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

WAYNESBURG, Pa. – Despite another big game from sophomore forward Addy Knetzer, the Waynesburg UniversityKnetzer Waynesburg women's basketball team was unable to get past Grove City in Saturday's Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) showdown. The Yellow Jackets trailed by 13 at halftime and never recovered during the 70-49 defeat.

Knetzer, a Chartiers-Houston graduate, was the bright spot for Waynesburg in the loss, as she recorded her seventh double-double in her last eight games by posting game highs in both points (24) and rebounds (11).

 

(photo courtesy of Waynesburg University)

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Girls Basketball: Chartiers-Houston a player in Section 3-AA race

Written by Joe Koch on .

When Bishop Canevin High's girls basketball team rolled to a 53-28 victory over visiting Seton-LaSalle on Jan. 11, it looked as if the balance of power in the section was shifting from the Rebels to the Crusaders.

That still might be the case as each team enters the final week of the season with one loss apiece. Canevin is 9-1, and Seton-LaSalle is 8-1. Most thought the Crusaders would be unbeaten heading into Thursday's Section 3-AA finale at Seton-LaSalle.

But it didn't quite turn out that way.

Chartiers-Houston has emerged as a power broker in the section following a 41-36 victory over Bishop Canevin on Jan. 25. That result has placed the Bucs firmly in third place with a section record of 7-3.

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Photo Journal: Girls Basketball - Chartiers-Houston vs. Seton-LaSalle (Jan. 7)

Written by Marilyn Schwilm on .

Chartiers-Houston went to Seton-LaSalle for a WPIAL AA section 3 girls basketball match, Thursday, January 7, 2015.  Seton-LaSalle remained unbeaten in conference play defeating Chartiers-Houston 55-39.

Photos by Marilyn C. Schwilm, Tri-State Sports & News Service

click here to see video highlights of the game

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Girls Basketball: Chartiers-Houston ventures to Farrell tournament

Written by Joe Koch on .

With an overall record of 6-2 and a Section 3-AA record of 2-1, the Chartiers-Houston High girls basketball team is having a fine season as 2015 ends and 2016 beckons.

Before the Bucs return to section play, though, they will be traveling to Farrell to participate in the four-team Dresch-McCluskey Tournament. After Sharpsville plays Farrell at 1 p.m. Tuesday, the Bucs meet Ursuline High of Youngstown at 3 p.m.

Ursuline is having a rough season. The Fighting Irish have an overall record of 1-7. They've lost three of their past four games, but two of those losses were by 10 or fewer points. The tournament wraps up Wednesday with consolation and championship games at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.

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Alumni Update - Daniel Lis (Washington & Jefferson)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Three senior members of the Washington & Jefferson football team closed out their careersLis WJ with All-South Region honors from D3football.com.

For the second-straight season, offensive lineman Zack Crossey was a First Team selection, while running back Ryan Ruffing added his second all-region nod with a spot on the Third Team. Ruffing was joined on the Third Team by wide receiver/returner Daniel Lis.

Lis, a Chartiers-Houston graduate, made the team as a return man after finishing his senior season third in Division III in yards per punt return at 18.3, while taking two punts back for a touchdown -- including a school-record 93-yarder in the season-opener at Wooster.

His two return scores were the third-most among Division III counterparts. A semifinalist for the Walter V. Campbell trophy from the National Football Foundation and Academic All-District selection, Lis also excelled as a wide receiver, leading the team with 57 catches, totaling 608 yards and four touchdowns this year.

 

(photo courtesy of Washington & Jefferson College)