The Herald, Sharon, PA Published Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997
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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.

    Napotnik's journey
    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.

    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

    PHOTO Wilmington's Doug Dudash (25) and Todd Smargiasso (3) are among the 'Hounds' defensive players trying to bring down Sharon tailback T.J. Phillips in their first meeting at Youngstown State University. The teams meet again Friday, Nov. 7, at Hickory for the District 10 Class AA championship. (Jean Neice/Herald)

    A look back at Sharon-Wilmington I
    The Tigers and 'Hounds' first meeting, in photos: Page 1 // Page 2

    Big Mike
    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

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