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Jefferson-Morgan looks for return to postseason

After missing the WPIAL playoffs by one game last season, Jefferson-Morgan second-year coach, Aaron Giorgi hopes the Rockets make the hurdle into postseason play. Jefferson-Morgan finished ...

Franklin Regional's Lee, Jefferson-Morgan's Teasdale commit to Iowa for wrestling

Spencer Lee and Gavin Teasdale are following similar wrestling paths in high school. Both are undefeated, have won multiple WPIAL and PIAA titles and are looking ...

Franklin Regional's Lee named 2016 Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

Franklin Regional junior wrestler Spencer Lee almost didn't compete during the 2015-16 season. He had surgery in the fall to repair a tear in the ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL softball season

Class AAAA Preseason top five Team (2015 record) 1. Hempfield (20-3) 2. Shaler (16-6) 3. North Allegheny (22-3) 4. Seneca Valley (15-4) 5. Baldwin (14-5) Section favorites 1. Hempfield: ...

High school wrestling notebook: Lee, Teasdale in elite territory 

Minus a couple of all-star events, the high school wrestling season is about over. It was another outstanding season for the WPIAL, which brought home ...

Jefferson-Morgan girls out to make history

Kayla Yorko wants to help the Jefferson-Morgan girls basketball team steal headlines. The 5-foot-9 senior guard's dual role at the school gives her that opportunity. ...

Latrobe senior Pletcher wins his 4th Powerade tourney championship

Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher joined an elite group Wednesday at the 49th Powerade Wrestling tournament at Canon-McMillan. With his 3-1 victory against friend and rival Micky ...

Powerade wrestling notebook: Belle Vernon starts strong

Belle Vernon watched Franklin Regional parlay championships at the Powerade Wrestling tournament into WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA titles each of the past two seasons. The ...

Springdale's Carey delivers on offense, defense in victory over Jefferson-Morgan

When Springdale's defense needed a big play in the fourth quarter, Sammy Carey stepped up — twice. After making an interception earlier in the quarter, Carey ...

Frazier QB Patterson propels team to win over Jefferson-Morgan

Frazier's Hunter Patterson led a parade of big plays Friday night as the Commodores blew past Jefferson-Morgan, 41-0 in a Tri-County South showdown. Patterson had a ...

New coach, QB to lead Jefferson-Morgan

It may be his first season as coach at Jefferson-Morgan, but Aaron Giorgi already has the priorities for his team straightened out. "Running the ball is ...

Quartet of 1st-time WPIAL champs prepare for stint in PIAA playoffs

The WPIAL baseball trophy Greensburg Central Catholic won Tuesday didn't go directly into a display case at the school. Instead, it went home with ...

Gorman: WPIAL trio triumphs over tragedy

From profound personal loss came paramount victory, one after another. Thirteen months after his father died suddenly, Central Catholic sophomore Jack Tumulty threw a five-hitter ...

Gorman: Team Dugan gets gold, like a champ

This was the biggest game of the season, as her father loved to say before every game, yet Camryn Dugan was calm. "I was more ...

Jefferson-Morgan captures school's 1st WPIAL softball title

Jefferson-Morgan coach Tony Barbetta was waiting patiently for that big inning against Chartiers-Houston in Thursday's WPIAL Class A softball title game. It finally came in the ...

Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL softball championships

Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL softball championships Class AAAA Hempfield vs. North Allegheny 7 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. ...

Heavy-hearted Jefferson-Morgan uses 5 home runs to top No. 2 Frazier

Playing with heavy hearts, the members of the Jefferson-Morgan softball team turned into heavy hitters in Wednesday's WPIAL Class A semifinal against Frazier at Cal ...

Gorman: Jefferson-Morgan's Dugan plays for her father

Camryn Dugan crushed a three-run homer to right center, and all the Jefferson-Morgan junior wanted to know is whether her dad heard the call. ...

Softball strikeout specialists prove to be game changers in WPIAL

It wasn't long ago that a talented pitcher led Yough to a WPIAL softball championship. With a mix of power and finesse, Nicole Sleith struck out ...

Franklin Regional's Lee named Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee did something this year that many in his shoes might not have — wrestled at a higher weight so his ...

Previewing the 2015 WPIAL softball season

Class AAAA Preseason top five Team 2014 record 1. Shaler 17-4 2. Canon-McMillan 18-5 3. Latrobe 17-6 4. Norwin 12-4 5. North Allegheny 16-5 Section favorites 1. Latrobe: After finishing third in the ...

Gorman: Undefeated wrestlers share common goal

Spencer Lee and Gavin Teasdale are best friends who share not only undefeated records but also a common goal for their high school wrestling careers. ...

South Fayette's Carr one of 6 PIAA Class AA champions hailing from WPIAL

HERSHEY — He remembered how his older brother, Nick, reacted after winning a PIAA wrestling title in 2010 and what Mark McKnight did after placing ...

EF's Fournier emerges from prelims at PIAA Class AA tournament

HERSHEY — Even with an unfavorable position in the PIAA Class AA's 195-pound weight class bracket and no previous state-level experience, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke ...

Burgettstown senior seeks role reversal at Class AA regionals

He's made better wrestling memories in the year-plus since his sophomore season, but Burgettstown senior 120-pounder Austin McDermitt continues to cache his upset loss as ...


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