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Welcome SportsEXTRA, The Herald sports department's new monthly magazine. Its focus is Mercer County-area high school athletics. Watch for it in the print edition of the newspaper the first week of each month during the school year.
ATHLETES OF THE MONTH
Sharpsville standout quarterback John Napotnik has led the Blue Devils to the District 10 Class A championship game for a second consecutive year, in the process becoming Mercer County's career passing leader.
Influential, incomparable Inge
Wilmington senior volleyball player Inge Jorgensen has been doing it all for the Lady Hounds, who capped a perfect regular season with a berth in the District 10 AA playoffs.
TEAMS OF THE MONTH
Setting goals -- and meeting them
The Greenville girls cross country team has been solid from start to finish, winning Mercer County Athletic Conference and District 10 AA championships.
Eagles on a roll
The Grove City football team won a league title for the first time since 1969, advancing to the District 10 Class AAA playoffs under first-year coach Jeff Bell
A look back at Sharon-Wilmington I
The Tigers and 'Hounds' first meeting, in photos: Page 1 // Page 2
Mike Garofalo, a two-sport standout during his days at Kennedy Christian, has been equally impressive so far in his young career at the University of Buffalo.
Starting over in style
R.J. Bowers, the former West Middlesex High ace, has made an easy transition from professional baseball to college football at Grove City College.
Dash and Bash
Mercer High football center Derek Snyder loves to greet oncoming rushers, but gets a bigger rush passing fast-moving cars on the region's auto racing tracks.
A Georgia peach
Shenango Valley native Mike Sebastian has made a name for himself in the world of amateur boxing in Georgia.
Tree stand safety
As hunting season takes center stage, hunters are urged to be cautious when using tree stands. Sidebar story: Local men know too well the dangers
His career influences show
Notre Dame coach Bob Davie hasn't forgotten his YSU roots
On the mark
Three Rivers Stadium will have high-school-regulation hash marks on the field this year for playoffs