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Westmoreland Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Yough's Alex Vilcheck, FR's Autumn Velasquez

Alex Vilchek School: Yough Sport: Soccer Year: Junior Claim to fame: Vilchek scored six goals to lead Yough (1-1, 1-1) to an 8-0 win over ...

Yough hopes change sparks success

Yough senior cornerback/fullback Jake Lauteri has big plans for a new season. With a new coach and a new conference, Lauteri feels the Cougars could ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

Greensburg Central Catholic's Pellis named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tommy Pellis Greensburg CENTRAL CATHOLIC, Senior, Shortstop. Greensburg Central Catholic shortstop Tommy Pellis led the WPIAL in batting for most of ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

High school notebook: PIAA champs earn all-state honors

The Hempfield and Yough softball teams made program history by claiming PIAA titles earlier this month. Several members of those teams were recognized for their ...

Pearce's RBI double gives Yough softball school's 1st PIAA championship

UNIVERSITY PARK — Yough senior Cassidy Pearce knew Thursday was the last time she would play in a competitive softball game, so she made the ...

PIAA softball finals preview: WPIAL teams look to make history

When Hempfield heads to Penn State for the PIAA Class AAAA softball championship game Thursday, it will have the chance to break even more school ...

Yough softball team gets historic win

CRESSON — Yough softball coach Art Harvey shed a tear after Monday's PIAA Class AAA semifinal game at Mt. Aloysius College. The tears had two meanings ...

Fast start powers Yough to PIAA quarterfinal victory

CRESSON — "Woop woop!" Yough took advantage of its new rally cry by scoring in every inning of its PIAA Class AAA softball victory Thursday over ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford's Brandon McGowan, Yough's Cassidy Pearce

Brandon McGowan School: Penn-Trafford Sport: Volleyball Year: Senior Claim to fame: McGowan led the Warriors with 14 kills, two blocks and four aces as Penn-Trafford ...

Yough's ultimate goal, state title, remains within reach

At the beginning of the 2016 season, Yough established goals that would guide the team's campaign. Among them was to finish the year as champions. ...

West Allegheny softball tops Yough to reach WPIAL Class AAA final

Yough senior pitcher Macy Mularski was attempting to start her team's bid for a second consecutive berth in the WPIAL Class AAA championship on a ...

Yough advances to semifinals on Mance's walk-off single

Elizabeth Forward softball coach Harry Rutherford knew his team was in trouble when Yough shortstop Hannah Bach began the bottom of the seventh inning with ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Yough's Eric Borkovich, Jeannette's Scarlett Stein

Eric Borkovich School: Yough Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Borkovich had two doubles and four RBIs to lead Yough (11-5, 8-2) to a ...

Stobert tosses 2-hitter to move Knoch into quarterfinals

The last time Yough was in the WPIAL Class AAA baseball playoffs, in 2013, the Cougars bounced Knoch from the postseason with a one-run win ...

Breaking down the 2016 WPIAL softball playoffs

Defending champion Hempfield The favorite In a three-team race, Shaler has the edge after splitting its season series with North Allegheny and edging Hempfield in ...

Yough baseball looking to go from worst to 1st in Section 2 

When Craig Spisak was hired as the Yough baseball, his expectations weren't too high. All he was looking for in his first season back at the ...

Mularski, pitching depth have Yough softball among WPIAL title contenders

Yough softball reached the WPIAL Class AAA final last season and returned eight starters and 12 letterwinners to its roster. This year's team has six ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Laurel Highlands' Hudson Novak, Yough's Macy Mularski

Hudson Novak School: Laurel Highlands Sport: Baseball Class: Junior Claim to fame: Novak hit two home runs and drove in four runs in consecutive games ...

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: ...

Riverhounds Academy produces 19 collegiate players in first 'graduating class'

For the Riverhounds Academy, Wednesday was graduation day. Nineteen soccer players in the pro team's academy committed to colleges — the majority Division I schools — ...

Westmoreland high school athletes of the week: Yough's Blake Kosor, Derry's Rachel Garris

Blake Kosor School: Yough Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Kosor, who is averaging 19.7 points this season, scored 19 points to lead Yough ...

High-scoring Beers leads Yough boys to 5-0 start in section play

Yough boys basketball coach Casey Copeman has coached some of the best players in WPIAL history over the last 20 years. As an assistant coach at ...

Daily News Dynamic 33 football all-star team

From a record-setting touchdown pass to an unpredictable winning streak, Daily News region schools again provided endless storylines during the 2015 high school football season. ...


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