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Norwin’s Myers signs LOI with Point Park baseball

By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior baseball Alex Myers said he had dreamed of playing college baseball for as long as he could remember. He will get the chance after ...

Latrobe swimmer signs on with Kentucky
By Karen Kadilak
Latrobe senior Monica Sowinski expects her role to stay much the same when she joins the University of Kentucky women’s swimming team next year. A freestyle ...
Central Valley star Whitehead sticking with Pitt, won’t enroll early
By Kevin Gorman
HERSHEY — Central Valley star Jordan Whitehead, Pitt’s marquee recruit from the Class of 2015, said he plans to honor his commitment to the Panthers ...
P-T wrestler Coy picks Virginia
By Bill West
Familiar with the wrestling program from trips with his family to the University of Virginia, Penn-Trafford sophomore Cameron Coy sensed no need to put off ...
Vincentian Academy’s Wise inks with Pitt
By Jerry Clark
If a solid resume is what it takes to get into the college of your choice, it is no wonder Vincentian’s Brenna Wise was able ...
Shaler lacrosse players choose colleges
By Jerry Clark
While the Shaler girls lacrosse team is gaining notoriety locally with a couple of WPIAL championships, the program is getting some attention from across the ...
Canevin softball player Rittelmann chooses Wheeling Jesuit
By Nathan Smith
When looking for a college to continue her eduction and softball career, Bishop Canevin senior Rachel Rittelmann found what she was looking for at Wheeling ...
Penn-Trafford’s Austin signs with UPJ wrestling
By Nathan Smith
Rushing for more than 3,000 rushing yards and scoring 35 yards with in his career the Penn-Trafford football team, one might expect senior Devin Austin ...
4 Chartiers Valley athletes headed to Division I programs
By Nathan Smith
The success of the Chartiers Valley athletic programs was on display last week. Four Colts athletes signed their letters of intent to Division I schools: Matty ...
Carlynton’s Richardson signs with Duquesne
By Nathan Smith
It took only one official visit for Carlynton basketball standout Conor Richardson to know where she wanted to continue her education and playing career. After visiting ...
Sewickley Academy’s Guerin lands Division I offer at Lafayette
By Gary Horvath
After her time as a centerpiece for the Sewickley Academy girls lacrosse team, senior Kayla Guerin will continue her playing career for Lafayette College. Guerin, the ...
Quaker Valley pitcher Garbee lands at Akron
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley senior Tyler Garbee knows where the next step in his baseball career will take him, but that doesn’t mean he’s ready to relax. Garbee ...
Quaker Valley senior Merriman signs letter of intent for Wisconsin rowing
By Karen Kadilak
Quaker Valley senior Jane Merriman will head west to continue her rowing career. Merriman, a 17-year-old coxswain on the Three Rivers Rowing junior team, signed with ...
Norwin swimmer Painter headed to Kentucky
By Nathan Smith
When Norwin senior swimmer Kathryn Painter visited the campus of the University of Kentucky, she knew she wanted to be part of Big Blue Nation. The ...
Norwin baseball player Perry headed to Lock Haven
By Nathan Smith
Connor Perry remembers trying out for Penn-Trafford’s baseball team in eighth grade and not making the cut. But after several years of work, the Norwin senior ...
Norwin’s Wensel signs with Lafayette softball
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior softball player Maddie Wensel was looking for the right fit for where she going to continue her education and playing career. She found that ...
Norwin’s Miller signs with Pitt-Johnstown wrestling
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior wrestler Kevin Miller knew he wanted to wrestle at the college level since he was 5 years old. Now he is going to get ...
Quaker Valley Girls lacrosse standouts Foster, Tarris commit to play at Liberty University
By Gary Horvath
Kayla Foster and Aubrie Tarris will have to say goodbye to Quaker Valley at the end of the year, but they won’t have to say ...
Seton-La Salle’s Zola, Dadig sign with IUP, Youngstown State
By Ray Fisher
Two senior members of the Seton-La Salle softball team — Lauren Zola and Dani Dadig — signed national letters of intent last week with Indiana ...
Plum trio makes things final during early signing period
By Michael Love
A 180-degree turn for Andrew Reynolds brought him to the first day of the National Letter of Intent early signing period last week, and the ...
Franklin Regional’s Painter signs with Findlay lacross
By Michael Love
For several years, Annie Painter had a goal of playing lacrosse in college while advancing her education. On Monday, during the National Letter of Intent early ...
Franklin Regional volleyball’s Kane overcomes injuries, signs with George Washington
By Michael Love
Knee injuries that stole two of her varsity seasons didn’t keep Franklin Regional senior Gillian Kane from realizing a dream to play college volleyball. Kane put ...
5 Penn-Trafford baseball players sign letters of intent
By Nathan Smith
When first-year Penn-Trafford baseball coach Dan Miller steps into the dugout this spring, he will have plenty of talent to work with. Five Warriors signed their ...
Penn-Traddord’s Palarino signs with St. Francis Brooklyn basketball
By Nathan Smith
When Maria Palarino was weighing her college choices, she decided to take a bite of the Big Apple with her commitment. The senior guard/forward signed her ...
Franklin Regional’s Mortimer taking swimming talents to Ohio State
By Michael Love
Austin Mortimer is known for his endurance in long swim events in competition at different levels. The Franklin Regional senior has made his mark for the ...
Quartet of Franklin Regional wrestlers celebrate college decisions
By Michael Love
Franklin Regional senior wrestlers Josh Maruca, Michael Kemerer, Devin Brown and Josh Shields all are listed high on Flowrestling’s recent national high school rankings. Each have ...
Penn-Trafford senior to continue field hockey career at Cornell
By Nathan Smith
Field hockey wasn’t always the sport of choice for Isabel Siergiej. She participated in gymnastics when she was younger but after quitting, she was signed up to play the sport by her mother/ It turned out to be a smart decision choice as she signed her letter of intent to play at ...
Penn-Trafford volleyball, softball players sign with Shippensburg
By Nathan Smith
When the Shippensburg athletic programs start work next fall for the 2015-16 seasons, two of the teams will have some Penn-Trafford flavor. Volleyball player Angela Tarabrella and softball player Nicole Smith both signed letters of intent last week to continue their athletic careers at the school located in central Pennsylvania. Tarabrella chose ...
Daily News area standouts sign letters of intent
By Staff Reports
South Allegheny senior Seth Hitchens, who needs 24 victories to become the third wrestler in school history to reach 100 for a career, signed a letter of intent to attend Division II Pitt-Johnstown. He is among a group of high school athletes from the Daily News region who recently announced their ...
Freeport swimmer Otwell signs with Towson
By Doug Gulasy
Not even making her college commitment official kept Freeport senior Bria Otwell from getting her swim practice in Wednesday morning. Otwell woke before 5 a.m. ...
Choosing Duquesne about home, family for South Fayette’s Brumbaugh
By Gary Horvath
After being wooed by football programs around the region, Brett Brumbaugh realized there’s no place like home. South Fayette’s star senior quarterback announced last week ...
Shaler runner Schwartz commits to Colorado
By Tribune-Review
Once again, distance wasn’t an obstacle for Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz. Arguably the best distance runner in WPIAL history, Schwartz committed to Colorado, where she ...
High school notebook: Burrell’s Bordonaro set to sign with Pepperdine
By Bill Beckner Jr.
All-state guard Sydney Bordonaro is eager to get her senior basketball season underway at Burrell. But first, she has to tend to some business. On Wednesday ...
Steel Valley’s Rohan commits to Seton Hill for softball
By Staff Report
Steel Valley junior Chelsea Rohan gave Division II Seton Hill a verbal commitment to play softball. Rohan, a catcher, batted .596 with four home runs and 18 RBIs last year at Steel Valley, which is a combined 22-11 with two WPIAL Class AA playoff appearances during her two seasons. She allowed ...
South Fayette’s Brumbaugh commits to Duquesne
By Bill West
The WPIAL’s all-time passing yardage leader will stay in the region where his name and record resonates the most after he graduates from South Fayette ...
HS highlight reel: Norwin wrestler headed to Bucknell
By Tribune-Review
Norwin junior Drew Phipps scoffs at the notion he must remain patient as a wrestler. He left Hershey frustrated last spring by his fourth-place finish ...