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John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

Articles by John Dixon

Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The ultimate goal for any high school grappler is making the trek to Chocolate Town USA for the PIAA State Wrestling Championships being held this weekend at the Giant Center in Hershey. Centre County schools advanced 28 grapplers into this past weekend regional tournaments held in Canonsburg for [Read More]
Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County's high school wrestling teams recently participated in holiday wrestling tournaments with a variety of outcomes. Here's a closer look at the action: Bald Eagle Area At the Manheim Holiday Wrestling Tournament, Bald Eagle Area placed 10th with 63 points, while the Eagles’ Seth [Read More]
Area teams participate in holiday tournaments Area teams participate in holiday tournaments
12 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County area high school wrestling teams Bellefonte, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College participated in holiday wrestling tournaments while Bald Eagle Area, Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s Academy decided to enjoy the holiday season this week.   Bellefonte Following the first [Read More]
Area wrestling squads head to break on high notes Area wrestling squads head to break on high notes
13 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
As the Centre County area high school wrestling teams look forward to the holiday break, the following is a brief look back at Centre County grapplers' early matches. Bald Eagle Area In early week action, Bald Eagle Area was thumped 54-18 in the Huntingdon High School gymnasium. The Eagles only [Read More]
High school wrestling season gets underway High school wrestling season gets underway
14 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The high school wrestling season is underway for Class AAA teams Bellefonte, Bald Eagle Area, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College, along with Class AA teams Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s Academy. Here's a brief look back at early matches that Centre County grapplers participated in with [Read More]
Winter Sports Preview: Penns Valley Winter Sports Preview: Penns Valley
16 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
 A closer look at the 2014-15 Penns Valley Area High School wrestling team: Head coach — Joel Brinker, eighth season. 2013-14 record — 13-7. Key losses — Seth Decker, Jason Thoms, Michael Mundt, Michael Confer and Kyler Confer. Returning letter winners — Darren [Read More]
PSU bye week provides chance to attend game at West Point PSU bye week provides chance to attend game at West Point
24 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
WEST POINT, N.Y. — The first thing the general public realizes upon heading to West Point to attend a football game is that the area is a working military installation with several security checks along the route to get to the athletic event. All visitors age 16 and older entering West Point [Read More]
NCPGA’s Junior Tour holds first event of the summer NCPGA’s Junior Tour holds first event of the summer
39 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Middleburg — Susquehanna Valley Country Club’s C.J. Tyler fired a 2-over-par 74 to take medalist honors in the North Central Pa. Golf Association’s first Junior Tour event of the summer. Fellow SVCC members Logan Sears and Dakota Portzline carded rounds of 78 and 80, respectively, [Read More]
Central Pa. Golf Professional Series holds second event Central Pa. Golf Professional Series holds second event
40 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — The second event of the newly-created Central Pa. Golf Professional Series was held this past weekend at the Philipsburg Elks Country Club. The series includes six events that will be held throughout the golfing season at the following golf course facilities: Belle Springs, [Read More]
Four-way tie for first place at Mountain View tourney Four-way tie for first place at Mountain View tourney
44 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — The Mountain View Country Club recently held its Two-Man Ringer Golf Tournament that resulted in a four-way tie for first place in the gross division. Shooting a score of 65 for first place gross were the teams of Mike Gates-Chris Bahr, Brian Mahalik-Garret Bastardi, Dave [Read More]
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