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Alumni Update - Laurel Lindsay (Edinboro)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

ATLANTA, Ga. - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its Division II Coaches' All-America team today andLindsay EUP Edinboro University graduate student Laurel Lindsay earned honorable mention honors for the second straight season. The Fighting Scots' season ended on March 3 in the PSAC Quarterfinals in a 71-63 loss at Indiana (Pa.). They went 20-8 this year with a 16-6 record in the PSAC West.

 

This is yet another prestigious award on the long list of accomplishments for Lindsay in her career. Earlier this season she garnered first team All-PSAC West honors after earning second team honors last year along with honorable mention WBCA All-American accolades.

 

Lindsay finished the season fourth for Edinboro in scoring (12.6 ppg.), second in rebounding (5.4 rpg.), and led the team with 206 assists. The assists figure is the fourth-highest total in a single season in school history. The South Park, Pa. native also led the PSAC with 7.4 assists per game, a mark that currently ranks third in all of Division II. Lindsay committed just 102 turnovers this season despite her high volume of handling the ball. She also led the Fighting Scots with 50 steals.

 

Lindsay, a South Park graduate, was also a key part in one of the best 3-point shooting teams in the nation. The guard/forward made 39-of-104 (37.5 percent) of her 3-point attempts as Edinboro is second in the nation in 3-point percentage shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc. The Fighting Scots 196 3-pointers made is also the second-most for a single season in school history, only behind last year's squad that made 200 3-pointers.

 

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Football: South Park's Loughran decides to move on

Written by Mike White on .

Mike White profiles former South Park football coach Tom Loughran, who recently retired.

"Tom Loughran and his wife, "Dink," will soon move into a new house they are building in Oakmont.

Last week, Tom Loughran decided to walk away from something else he had built.

After more than three decades as the football coach at South Park High School, Loughran resigned from the job.

Loughran coached South Park for 32 seasons and built a highly respected program. He won 185 games, made the WPIAL playoffs 14 times and won two WPIAL and two PIAA Class AA championships. He is one of only eight coaches in WPIAL history to win at least two PIAA titles."

 

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Hockey: South Feature Athlete – South Park’s Tanner Orr

Written by Ryan Riordan on .

Name: Tanner Orr
School: South Park
Grade: 11
Sport: Hockey

Background: Orr scored three goals and added three assists in South Park’s 16-4 win on Feb. 9 against Wheeling Park. It gave the junior forward eight goals and eight assists in his past four games, moving him into second place on the team in scoring with 47 points (17 goals, 30 assists). He has helped the Eagles to a 15-5 record, good for first in the Class A Tier 2 Western Conference, and played in the PIHL All-Star game Feb. 8. 

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Boys Basketball: South Feature Athlete - South Park's Justin Gorny

Written by Brad Everett on .

Name: Justin Gorny
School: South Park
Grade: 12
Sport: Boys Basketball
Position: Guard

Background: Gorny, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, is a matchup nightmare. His versatility allows him to knock down shots from the outside, get to the rim on drives, or post up inside. Gorny is averaging a team-high 20.5 points to go along with 7 rebounds and 4 steals per game. He scored 25 points in last Friday's 68-50 win at McGuffey which improved the Eagles to 15-6 overall and 8-3 in Class AAA Section 5.