Knorr earns academic honor
STEUBENVILLE - Franciscan University of Steubenville men's basketball player Caleb Knorr was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2013-14 Honors Court.
The honor is given to NCAA or NAIA basketball student-athletes in their junior or senior year according to academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.
Knorr, a double major in psychology and communication, was a junior last season and is the first student-athlete at FUS to be named to the NABC's Honors Court.
"This is a well-deserved honor for Caleb. He lives out the virtue of fortitude in all aspects of his life," Baron basketball head coach John Lamanna said. "This is evident in his academic achievements and the courage he possesses on the basketball floor.
"It is a blessing to have Caleb as a member of this program. He is truly an ambassador for the university."
Oak Glen seeking help
NEW MANCHESTER - Any Oak Glen High School student wishing to participate in the student trainer program for fall sports should contact the high school main office at (304) 387-2063 and leave a message including your name and a contact phone number and you will be contacted by the trainer with instructions and information.
Panthers to start football
RAYLAND - Buckeye Local junior high football will start on Thursday with eighth-graders going from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and seventh-graders from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Report to the east end of the high school. Players should wear shorts and spikes.