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Butler soccer team hopes to build on trip to WPIAL semifinals

By Joe Sager
Faced with the realization that it might not reach the postseason, the Butler boys soccer team rallied in the second half of its season. Once it ...
Butler football team making strides
By Joe Sager
Butler’s football team took some positive strides in its first year under head coach Rob Densmore. While the Golden Tornado (2-7) doubled its win output ...
Upper St. Clair back in familiar territory; will vie for 1st WPIAL title since 2011
By Ed Phillipps
Despite finding itself in an unfamiliar position at the beginning of the season, the Upper St. Clair boys soccer team now feels right at home. ...
Butler girls soccer program making steady progress
By Joe Sager
The Butler girls soccer team was hoping for a breakthrough this fall. The Golden Tornado wanted to get back to the WPIAL playoffs for the ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
By Joe Sager
Anthony Werth School: Butler Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Werth, a forward, helped Butler get back to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. Butler ...
Butler girls golfers hit team benchmark
By Joe Sager
The Butler girls golf team achieved one of its goals when it advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA team championship. The Golden Tornado’s season ended ...
Fox Chapel clinches playoff berth
By Staff Report
Fox Chapel clinches playoff berth Carrington Vaughn ran 20 times for 170 yards, including a 39-yard touchdown as Fox Chapel clinched a playoff spot by shutting out Butler (2-6, 1-5), 21-0, in the Quad North Conference on Friday night. Vaughn, along with teammate Thomas Smith, recorded 12 tackles for the ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
By Joe Sager
Nic Leone School: Butler Year: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Leone led the Golden Tornado this season and advanced to WPIAL Class AAA ...
New-look Butler hockey team ready for season
By Joe Sager
It’s a new season and a new head coach for Butler’s ice hockey team. However, the Golden Tornado are looking for familiar results from a ...
Butler football team showing improvement
By Joe Sager
The Butler football team continues to make progress in head coach Rob Densmore’s first year. Through its first four games this season, the Golden Tornado (2-2) ...
Butler girls soccer team seeking top 3 finish in rugged section
By Joe Sager
Finishing one, two or three is the goal for the Butler girls soccer team. If the Golden Tornado finish as one of the top three ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sept. 14, 2014
By Tribune-Review
Damien Pickett School: Butler Area Year: Junior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Pickett rushed for 276 yards and two touchdowns ...
Butler boys soccer team anticipates tight section race
By Joe Sager
Butler Area’s boys soccer team realizes there’s a fine line between getting back to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs and sitting at home. With a ...
Butler girls volleyball team facing uphill climb
By Joe Sager
Butler’s girls volleyball team wants to get back to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. It’s a place the Golden Tornado hasn’t been since the 2008 season. The team hoped a strong showing in its own season-opening tournament would help set the tone for the year. Butler opened last weekend’s eight-team ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
By Joe Sager
Cody Milsom School: Knoch Year: Senior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Milsom rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns in ...
Butler golf teams face challenges
By Joe Sager
Butler’s boys and girls golf teams keep building for the future. Placed in two of the WPIAL Class AAA’s most difficult sections, the Golden Tornado ...
Fresh off NCAA championship, Butler grad diving into coaching career at Westminster
By Joe Sager
Heath Calhoun is going from diver to coach. The Butler graduate capped off a stellar career with the Clarion University swimming and diving team. He won ...
HSFB preview by position: Special talent for area kickers
By Chris Harlan
Count Hempfield among the WPIAL teams that can score without ever reaching the end zone. With senior kicker John Domit, the Spartans must only approach ...
New coach hopes to rebuild at Butler
By Joe Sager
Rebuilding Butler football has been Rob Densmore’s goal since he was hired in February as the program’s fourth head coach in eight years. He and the ...
Butler graduates contribute to top season in BlueSox history
By Joe Sager
The Butler BlueSox enjoyed the franchise’s best season this summer. A Prospect League-high 40 wins, a league-record 11-game winning streak and the franchise’s first playoff ...
Allegheny soccer Hall of Fame adds Butler grad
By Joe Sager
Mia Hamm inspired an entire generation of young soccer players. Allison Pyewell Nichols had a chance to learn from the American legend in person — and ...
Butler hits the road for summer camp
By Joe Sager
Call it the camp before the camp for the Butler football team. The Golden Tornado headed north to Edinboro University to take part in a three-day football camp. It was a new experience for Butler under first-year head coach Rob Densmore, who thought this was the squad’s first team camp stay ...
Butler volleyball players hit road for national tournament
By Joe Sager
The past, present and future of Butler boys volleyball are hard at work this summer. All three were on display at the 35th annual United States ...
Former Butler, PSU LB sharing insights with young players
By Jerry Clark
Football may have taken Tyrell Sales around the world, but the Butler native has found his way back home, and he is happy to have ...
No break from the diamond for Butler grad Herald
By Joe Sager
There is no such thing as too much baseball for Cody Herald. The Butler High School graduate enjoyed a strong spring when he helped his ...

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