By Bill Hartlep
Chants of T-O-R-N-A-D-O rang throughout Giant Center in Hershey.
And that was from the fans in the stands.
It was all in response to the Butler cheerleading team’s championship routine, highlighted by their traditional Golden Tornado cheer.
“It was amazing being in the arena with the lights on,” senior Jillian Tilko said. “It ...
Adaptable Butler hockey team finding success in Class AAA By Brian Graham
The Butler hockey team is right in the thick of the Class AAA playoff chase with 17 points, with just seven points separating the Golden Tornado from the top spot.
An argument can be made that Class AAA has never had a more competitive format, and according to Butler coach Patrick ...
Butler edges Fox Chapel By Staff Report
Logan Dubyak ran six times for 115 yards and two touchdowns as Butler beat Fox Chapel, 30-22, in the Quad North Conference on Friday night. Damian Pickett added 110 rushing yards and a touchdown for Butler (1-7, 1-5). Tommy Smith ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns to pace Fox ...
Gorman: Teams searching for first win By Kevin Gorman
They didn’t circle this date on the calendar before the season, but four WPIAL football teams realize it might be their best — and only — chance at getting one in the win column.
There are 13 teams in the WPIAL that are winless entering Week 8. There should be ...
Butler volleyball team has short playoff run By Joe Sager
After surviving a rugged WPIAL Section 2-AAA schedule, the Butler boys volleyball team thought it was battle tested and ready for the postseason.
The Golden Tornado ...
Timely hit gives Plum baseball team playoff victory By Doug Gulasy
Carl Vollmer referenced former N.C. State basketball coach Jim Valvano’s “survive and advance” mantra after Plum’s WPIAL baseball playoff game Wednesday.
The Mustangs did both — barely.
Ethan Winesburgh’s two-out single to left field scored Brian Albert in the bottom of the seventh inning, giving No. 2 Plum (19-2) a 3-2 walkoff ...
HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles By Tribune-Review
Monday’s WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams.
On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try for a three-peat, while recent champs Hempfield, Canon-McMillan and Butler also will compete.
The group has combined to win the past nine titles.
In Class AA, ...
HS athletes of the week: Athletes prepare for Butler Invite By Tribune-Review
Forty-two teams and more than 1,300 athletes will be in attendance Friday at the 51st Butler Invitational at Butler High School.
“We are really excited about the quality that our meet continues to attract,” Butler girls coach John Williams said.
Fox Chapel (boys) and Shaler (girls) are the defending team ...