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Despite falling in WPIAL title game, Moon comes home with state title

Despite falling in WPIAL title game, Moon comes home with state title

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

March 23, 2019


Filed under Moon Sports, Other Sports, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

HERSHEY, Pa. — Going into the fourth quarter, Archbishop Wood was up seven and had all the momentum from their previous quarter of offensive dominance. Moon found themselves in the unfamiliar territory of being behind. Moon had led the whole game until midway through the third quarter and had to battl...

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

March 2, 2019


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OAKLAND, Pa. — After halftime, the Mars student section rumbled with the "I believe that we will win" chant. At the time Mars was down 14 and winning felt like an improbable outcome. Mars would later come back and make things interesting in the closing minutes of the game. The first quarter start...

Moon basketball drops first game in double overtime thriller

Moon basketball drops first game in double overtime thriller

Preston Moore, Moon Area Sports Beat Writer

February 2, 2019


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MOON TOWNSHIP — The Chartiers Valley Colts (15-3, 9-2) hit the road to take on the Moon Area Tigers (16-1, 6-1). The entire game felt like a playoff atmosphere as the fans were screaming, the players were fired up and even the rafters were shaking. Moon came out at tip-off with a scoring tangent. Th...

Statement win for Moon over West Allegheny

Statement win for Moon over West Allegheny

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

January 19, 2019


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MOON TOWNSHIP — The Moon Tigers (14-0, 7-0) hosted the West Allegheny Indians (5-10, 0-5) in efforts to keep their impressive win streak alive and stay on top of the conference. Moon came out of the gates scalding hot on offense. On the very first possession, Donovan Johnson crashed the boards to...

Tigers dominate the Jaguars to stay undefeated in section play

Tigers dominate the Jaguars to stay undefeated in section play

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

January 12, 2019


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MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Moon Tigers (12-0, 5-0) squared off against the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars (6-7, 1-3) in a section match-up on Friday. The Tigers proved too dominant on both defense and offense as they easily came away with a victory over their section foes. The first quarter started off quick ...

Moon basketball sweeps in their holiday tournament

Moon basketball sweeps in their holiday tournament

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

December 9, 2018


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MOON TOWNSHIP -- Moon hosted its annual basketball tournament and dominated in both of the games they played in. Moon defeated both Brashear and Vincentian Academy as recent transfer Donovan Johnson made his debut for Moon and lived up to all the hype surrounding his arrival. The first game featur...

Moon Tigers vs. Peters Township Indians

Moon Tigers vs. Peters Township Indians

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

October 6, 2018


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The Moon Tigers (2-5, 1-4 ) traveled to Peters Township to take on the Peters Township Indians (5-2, 4-1) for a conference match-up. The offensive attack from the Indians was too dominant for the Tigers defense and ultimately led to a 33-21 victory for the home team. Moon started out the game wi...

Overtime thriller at Tiger Stadium

Overtime thriller at Tiger Stadium

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Moon Sports, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Moon Township, PA — The Baldwin Highlanders (3-1 overall, 1-1 conference) took on the Moon Tigers (1-3, 0-2) for a conference matchup at Tigers Stadium. It was an offensive showdown throughout the entire game and there were multiple key defensive plays for both teams as well. The game went to overtime...