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MEADVILLE — It’s no easy feat for a team to come back following a double-digit blemish, especially when it comes against arguably the number one team in District 10. But the Lady Rockets showed signs of mental and physical growth on the pitch, despite the final score on Friday afternoon.

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FRANKLIN — It didn’t come easy, but the Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team ended the 2020 campaign on a positive note. Storming into the Knights Castle on Thursday night, Titusville held on to beat homestanding Franklin 25-19, 25-11, 26-28, 25-21, in Region 4 play and the final match f…

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WARREN — Following Monday afternoon’s loss to Cambridge Springs, Titusville head coach Luke Dye knew a challenge was lying in wait for the Rockets girls soccer team. Three road matches with three of the top four teams in region play over the course of four days, starting with the Warren Drag…

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WARREN — Despite stealing a set, the Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team could not overcome a slow start en route to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of the homestanding Warren Dragons. The hosts built a two-set cushion with 25-9 and 25-17 victories before the locals posted a spirited 25-20 sc…

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In spite of what the scoreboard may say after the final buzzer, you can always come away from a contest having learned something you did not know before. That was the mentality of Titusville head coach Luke Dye after the Lady Rockets’ latest scuff on the pitch.

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The Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team brought a little more intensity on the attack in the front row during Thursday’s Region 4 match against the visiting Oil City Oilers. Sarah Cole smacked 11 kills, while Ava Hartshorne added nine more to lead the Rockets to a 25-20, 25-8, 25-19 swe…

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When Joey Timon was asked to sum up the Titusville boys soccer team’s 2020 season in one word, it was hard for the  first-year head coach to stick to a single word. With the unpredictability that has been this season, Timon came up with the adjective “wild.”

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For the first time in 2020, the Titusville football team played with the lead as the Rockets held a one-point advantage over the visiting Warren Dragons in Friday’s Region 6 finale at Carter Field. However, three consecutive big plays from the Dragons offense in the closing minutes of the se…

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Although it was a dreary day at the Ed Myer Complex, the Titusville Rockets cross country teams gave those in attendance reasons to smile. The Rocket girls improved to 10-0 on the season with a 15-50 victory over the Orioles, and while the Titusville boys may have fallen 22-37, it was a larg…

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With the district postseason on the horizon, the Titusville Rockets welcomed Eisenhower to the Ed Myer Complex with the hopes of building off a crucial win at Saegertown on Saturday. However, with the help of mother nature, the Knights rained on the locals’ parade with a 3-0 final.

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For the second time in three nights the Lady Rockets took the pitch under the lights of Carter Field for an evening matchup with the Franklin Knights. Unfortunately, Titusville, again came up on the wrong end of the stick behind a first-half goal from Rylee Mattocks to give the visitors a 1-…

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In their second match of the regular season against the Meadville Bulldogs, the Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team fought hard, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a three-set sweep. The Bulldogs held off early Rocket surges to work for a 25-14, 25-11, 25-22 Region 4 victory.

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It was a golden day for Titusville Rockets’ soccer on Saturday, and the weather could not have been more ideal. The day began with early-morning action in Saegertown as the boys held off the Panthers 3-2. Then, back home in Titusville, the girls survived a physical test against Conneaut Area…

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When you’re going up against the two-time defending District 10 champions, it’s going to be a tall task. Add in the fact that more than half of the starting line is out due to injuries, and it’s nearly impossible.

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Thursday night’s Region 4 girls volleyball matchup at the Launch Pad featured two teams in different places in their respective programs. The Maplewood Tigers are on the hunt to get back to the District 10 Championship Game, while the Titusville Rockets are learning on the fly following a de…

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A five-minute spell of poor defensive play doomed the Titusville Rockets girls soccer team’s chances of pulling out a victory as the visiting Eisenhower Knights earned a 5-0 shutout win at the Ed Myer Complex on Tuesday.

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It would take a thorough look back into the archives to know if there had ever been a two-day hat trick in the history of the Titusville Rockets boys soccer program. Nevertheless, Sam Ruot now has one to his credit as the Rocket forward powered three goals into the back of the net across two…

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With most of the play being spent in the defensive zone, the Titusville Rockets girls soccer team was unable to steal a victory from the visiting Meadville Bulldogs on Friday at the Ed Myer Complex. Sarah Price (2), Olivia Stanton (2), Phoebe Templin (2) and Adelaide Phillis scored for the B…

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FRANKLIN —The Titusville Rockets girls cross country team improved to 6-0 on the season, while the boys team got back to the .500 mark after the Rockets earned a Region 6 sweep on the road against the Franklin Knights on Thursday.

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How you start in sports can be just as important as how you finish, and the Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team was a victim of a slow start on Thursday. The visiting Warren Dragons scored 12 of the first 13 points of the Region 4 match at the Launch Pad and never looked back en route t…

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Using tough serving and improved communication, the Titusville Rockets girls volleyball team got its first taste of victory in the 2020 campaign on Monday. The Rockets turned away the visiting Youngsville Eagles in three-straight sets, 25-17, 25-18, 25-18, to earn a non-region sweep and thei…

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For the second straight Region 6 cross country meet, the Titusville Rockets brought out the brooms for a sweep of their opponent.

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MEADVILLE — The Titusville Rockets golf team had a chance to see where it measured up against a wide variety of teams in the district at Tuesday’s Meadville Invitational.

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Riding the high from back-to-back wins into Monday’s Region 4 matchup against the visiting Saegertown Panthers, the Titusville Rockets boys soccer team was looking to pull into the upper tier in the region standings. However, Titusville was unable to find an answer to Saegertown’s two goals …

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FRANKLIN – For the second time in three nights, the Titusville boys soccer team played from behind en route to a dramatic finish. On Thursday evening, the Rockets were tasked with fighting off a pestilential Franklin offense that poured on 43 shots against Joey Banner, but the locals’ netmin…

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TOWNVILLE — Even though the season has just begun, the Maplewood Tigers girls soccer team has already been forced to make adjustments. After losing three starters — Brooke Reynolds, Madalyn Zook and Adrianna Stearns — in Monday’s 2-1 overtime loss at Franklin, the Tigers have had to rework t…

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2020 has not been shorted out of change. With the new parameters that apply for scholastic cross country this season, the Titusville Rockets played host to the Eisenhower Knights at the Ed Myer Complex in Region 6 action on Tuesday. It was the first dual-meet for the Rockets this season, as …

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GUYS MILLS — Experience is a pivotal factor, no matter the sport, and it proved to be the biggest factor in Tuesday’s Region 4 opener between the Maplewood Tigers and Titusville Rockets.

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The thrill of having Titusville Rocket varsity football back under the Friday night lights of Carter Field was rudely squashed by the visiting Meadville Bulldogs. Using a high-powered rushing attack, the Bulldogs pummeled their way past the Rockets, 45-6, in the non-region season-opener.

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The sawdust has settled, and the sounds of hammers and nails are about to be a thing of the past. Like many others schools in Crawford County, Titusville High School’s gymnasium got a much-needed makeover during the summer months. Work that began in the end of May is nearing its completion a…

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The head coaching positions of the Titusville High School soccer programs have been filled after Monday night’s Titusville Area School District (TASD) school board meeting. Luke Dye has been officially hired to head the girls team, while former girls head coach Joey Timon has transferred ove…

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After getting the green light from the PIAA to start the fall sports season last week, the District 10 Committee voted unanimously to allow Titusville, Maplewood and the remainder of the schools in the district to plan for a normal start to the season during Wednesday’s virtual ZOOM meeting.

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Despite no high school sports being played due to the COVID-19 pandemic, basketball teams in District 10 can start preparing for the next two seasons after the district finalized the basketball regions for the 2020-22 cycle.

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Although there is still hope that 2019-20 swimming season will be properly closed with the completion of the AA portion of the PIAA Championship Meet, the District 10 coaches have voted on the region all-star teams with six Titusville boys swimmers making the cut.

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With the PIAA winter season prematurely coming to an end due to the coronavirus pandemic, District 10 released the results of the voting for the all-region teams for boys and girls basketball. Titusville’s Guy Anthony and Maplewood’s Jordan Roser received the highest honors among the five lo…

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GENEVA, Ohio — After six Titusville Rockets boys swimmers qualified for states on Day 1 of the District 10 Swimming Championships, the six state-bound swimmers earned a few more spots, and broke a couple of school records in the process, on Day 2 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio on Saturday.