AOW EXTRAS: Jake Hodorovich

AOW EXTRAS: Jake Hodorovich

The Lakeland senior struck out 12 in five innings of a combined no-hitter against Mid Valley. Age: 19 Family: father, John; mother, Deborah; sister, Abby Favorite sports team: New York Yankees and for football wise, Dallas Cowboys. Athletes you admire: I’m going to go...
It’s only money

It’s only money

Bryce Harper’s fat $330 million 13-year contract with the Phillies got me thinking about money, priorities and our fascination with watching grown men playing kids’ games.
AOW EXTRAS: Dixon Black, Valley View

AOW EXTRAS: Dixon Black, Valley View

The Black brothers go back to back. One week after his older brother Mason took home the Athlete of the Week award, Valley View shortstop/pitcher earned the honor after picking up the win in the Cougars’ first-round state playoff game against Lewisburg and...
HS BASEBALL: Sibling rivalry

HS BASEBALL: Sibling rivalry

It’s pretty easy to tell how competitive Mason and Dixon Black are with each other. I asked them a couple questions about who’s the better video game player and, well, the debate sort of spiraled out of control with each brother claiming to be superior....
AOW EXTRAS: Mason Black, Valley View

AOW EXTRAS: Mason Black, Valley View

Valley View’s senior ace struck out eight in a four-hit shutout of Dallas in the District 2 Class 4A championship, the Cougars’ first district title since 2000. Age: 18 Family: Father, George; mother, Tara; brother, Dixon. Favorite sports teams: Philadelphia Phillies,...