PILLAGER — Christian Hooge finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Pillager Huskies defeated the Pierz Pioneers 72-70 in a Section 7-2A game Friday, Feb. 24. Parker Schaefer tallied 18 points for the Huskies while Eli Miller posted 14 points. PILLAGERChristian Hooge 20, Gabriel Parrish 10, Elijah Miller 14, Parker Schaefer 18, Kaden Imdieke 5, Justin Anderson 5. Crosby-Ironton 55, Mesabi East 30AURORA — Jordan Mount recorded 18 points for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers in their 55-30 Section 7-2A win over the Mesabi East Giants Friday, Feb. 24. Teshe Loer added 18 points for the Wolverines.
Luzerne County Acting Manager Brian Swetz has nominated James Wilbur as the new correctional services division head. Although the county manager recommends applicants for the eight division head positions under the home rule charter, council confirmation is required for these hirings. Prior division head Mark Rockovich had received $87,872 annually. Prior county manager Randy Robertson had appointed Jack Robshaw as interim division head the end of September, when Rockovich went on leave. Swetz has said he does not want to leave the division head position open for a lengthy period of time if there are strong applicants.24 days ago The Sunday Dispatch
All we can do is learn from it.”After three straight shaky games, including Wednesday’s loss at Boston College, No. Hours after Virginia lost to Boston College, the Tar Heels narrowly escaped with a win over Notre Dame. Over its last three games, Virginia has shot just 37.4% from the floor and 26.9% from beyond the 3-point line. Fixing that surprising issue is the most vital concern for Virginia going into the game at North Carolina (17-11, 9-8). In that game, Tar Heels forward Armando Bacot, the former Trinity Episcopal star, played just over a minute before injuring his ankle.27 days ago Richmond Times-Dispatch
For the Blues, 0-3-0 and outscored 15-4 since the Ryan O’Reilly trade, Thursday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks was an attempt to regain their equilibrium. The trade deadline funk continues, as evidenced by a 3-2 overtime loss to the Canucks. There’s still a week until the March 3 trade deadline, but the Blues are trying to move on from the trades of O’Reilly, Vladimir Tarasenko, Niko Mikkola and Noel Acciari. Shorty for TorpoToropchenko’s seventh NHL goal was also his first shorthanded score. Brayden isn’t a fan of holding players out before the trade deadline, especially for long periods of time.27 days ago St. Louis Post-Dispatch
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott sidestepped questions about running for president in 2024 while kicking off a series of Iowa events Wednesday with Gov. “I really proud to have Senator Scott here with me to, really, to tour this exceptional school,” Reynolds said. Nikki Haley, who also commended the Iowa governor for passing the new “school choice” law. Iowa Democrats criticized Scott’s positions on health care and tax cuts in a news release about his Iowa events. According to excerpts obtained by Politico from his planned speeches in Iowa, Scott was set to take aim at other Republicans like Trump and U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for their polarizing approaches to politics.29 days ago Iowa Capital Dispatch
Beatriz Gonzalez now finds herself at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court showdown over the scope of protections contained in federal law freeing social media platforms from legal responsibility for content posted online by their users. The justices will hear the family’s appeal of a lower court’s decision to throw out the lawsuit, largely based on immunity granted to social media companies under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996. “This court should not undercut a central building block of the modern internet,” Google told the justices in a filing. “There should be zero tolerance for terrorism on social media. Terror organizations are using social media as a tool that they never had before — and cannot do without.”Beatriz Gonzalez expressed confidence that the justices will side with her.1 month ago St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Actor and comedian Richard Belzer dies at 78Show Caption Hide Caption Crews at scene of Red Lion fire Crews are working a high risk structure fire in Red Lion on Sunday, according to York County 911. Dawn J. Sagert, York DispatchNEW YORK — Richard Belzer, the longtime stand-up comedian who became one of TV's most indelible detectives as John Munch in "Homicide: Life on the Street" and "Law & Order: SVU," has died. Belzer first played Munch on a 1993 episode of "Homicide" and last played him in 2016 on "Law & Order: SVU." "He made me laugh a billion times," his longtime friend and fellow stand-up Richard Lewis said on Twitter. Before "Saturday Night Live" changed the comedy scene in New York, Belzer performed with John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and others on the National Lampoon Radio Hour.1 month ago York Dispatch
STATE CHAMPS: Clinton Girls Hockey defeats Adirondack United for second title Senior and team captain Drew Kopek scored the game winning goal with less than two minutes left to lift Clinton to a 2-1 win over Adirondack United for the program's second title and first since 2019. A minute and 21 seconds later, Clinton won its second state title in team history and first since 2019, a 2-1 win over Section II's Adirondack United at the Nexus Center in Utica. Kopek said he was pleased with the team’s play, especially after the beatdown four weeks prior. In the second period, Adirondack United claimed control of the game as the puck spend most of its time on their side of the ice. “Any chance we had in their zone; I knew I had to score.”Immediately after the goal, Kopek admitted her only thought was to not allow a game-tying goal.1 month ago Utica Observer Dispatch