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WPIAL tennis players advance to PIAA semifinals

By Tribune-Review
North Allegheny’s Anna Li, Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua and Upper St. Clair’s Charlotte Madson all earned spots in Saturday’s Class AAA singles semifinals at the PIAA tournament Friday in Hershey. Greensburg Central Catholic’s Michaela Kluska will play in the Class AA semifinals, but her sister, Alyvia, lost in the …
Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 1 Upper St. Clair vs. No. 3 Peters Township When: 8:15 p.m. Friday Records: Upper St. Clair (19-0-1), Peters Township (17-2) …
GCC volleyball cruises to semifinal victory to earn rematch with No. 1 Bishop Canevin
By Kyle Pillar
It was all thrills and kills Thursday night for the No. 2 Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball team. The Centurions (18-1) punched their ticket back …
GCC boys cross country team makes PIAA meet
By Andrew John
The record-setting season for the Greensburg Central Catholic boys country team continued with a top-three performance at the WPIAL championship at Cooper’s Lake last week. The Centurions collected 123 points — nine ahead of OLSH (132), the fourth-place finisher — to place third at the WPIAL Class A championship Oct. …
Greensburg Central Catholic sisters could face off in PIAA tennis finals
By Alex Oltmanns
Sisters Alyvia and Michaela Kluska have faced each other twice in championship matches this season. But a potential third title matchup would mean much more …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: GCC’s Vince Mirigliano, Yough’s Natalie Luppold
By Andrew John
Vince Mirigliano School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Cross country Year: Senior Claim to fame: Mirigliano finished in 10th place with the time of 17 minutes, …
Jeannette rolls past rival Greensburg Central Catholic
By Paul Schofield
Jeannette senior quarterback Julian Batts sat on a bench near midfield and listened to the school’s marching band perform a postgame show. Batts said he …
Geibel rallies past Greensburg Central Catholic in quarterfinals
By Jason Black
It took 14 years for the Geibel boys soccer program to earn its first playoff victory. The wait was much less for the Gators’ second …
Now in Class A, rivals GCC, Jeannette to battle for 2nd place in Eastern Conference
By Paul Schofield
It wouldn’t be a complete football season if the Greensburg Central Catholic/Jeannette game didn’t hold some meaning in Week 9. During the past 13 seasons, …
H.S. Picks rounding into postseason form
By H.s. Picks
It seems like it was just last week that the high school football season started. But here we are in Week 9, the final week of the regular season. The WPIAL playoffs begin next week, and what have we learned? Well, for starters, Penn-Trafford appears to be the best team …
GCC’s Zambruno, Sewickley Academy’s Li win PIAA golf titles
By Paul Schofield
YORK — A couple WPIAL sophomores brought home PIAA Class AA gold medals Tuesday from the PIAA golf championships. Greensburg Central Catholic’s Olivia Zambruno and …
Springdale secures another playoff berth
By Dave Yohe
Springdale is postseason-bound for the 12th time in 13 years after a 14-12 upset of Class-A No. 7 Greensburg Central Catholic on Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field. The Dynamos’ win, coupled with Monessen’s loss to Clairton, clinches a playoff berth in the Eastern  Conference. “We were coming in thinking …
GCC boys runners capture 1st section title since ‘09
By Andrew John
This season has been one for the record books for the Greensburg Central Catholic boys cross country team. The Centurions completed an undefeated section season, defeating Ford City, Freeport, Indiana, Riverview, Southmoreland, West Shamokin, Kittanning and Shady Side Academy to capture the Division II, Section 4 title. Coach Kim Gorr …
Breaking down the WPIAL soccer playoffs
By Bill West
Class AAA boys Defending champion: Peters Township Top seeds: 1. Upper St. Clair (16-0-1), 2. Central Catholic (17-1), 3. Peters Township (14-2), 4. Seneca Valley …
WPIAL releases soccer playoff pairings
By Staff Report
The WPIAL released the playoff pairings for its boys and girls soccer tournaments, which will get under way Saturday with preliminary- and first-round games. The top seeds for the boys are Upper St. Clair (16-0-1) in Class AAA, South Park (18-0) in Class AA and Sewickley Academy (14-1-2) in Class …
HS highlight reel: Reigning champs set to defend titles
By Tribune-Review
Six defending champions and dozens of other boys and girls soccer teams will get a look at their path to Highmark Stadium on Wednesday when …
HS highlight reel: Unbeatens to face nonsection tests
By Tribune-Review
Two WPIAL girls soccer title frontrunners will test their abilities just days before finding out whether they secure No. 1 seeds in their respective classifications next week. South Park (15-0-2), ranked No. 1 in Class AA, will travel to Class AAA No. 4 Upper St. Clair (11-1-5) Monday for an …
GCC volleyball preparing for postseason
By Andrew John
A team with playoff aspirations doesn’t just look to win every single game listed on their schedule. They look for growth and development in high-pressure situations against top competition. The Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball team has fared pretty favorably so far this season. The Centurions (11-1, 9-0) have been …
Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Greensburg Central Catholic’s Jake Wallace
By Paul Schofield
Senior two-way lineman Jake Wallace has been a starter on defense at Greensburg Central Catholic for four years. The 6-foot, 265-pound center and defensive tackle …
GCC focuses on moving past program’s ‘low point,’ return to playoffs
By Bill West
The soccer memory Greensburg Central Catholic senior forward Adam Tucker cherishes most happened two years ago, when he became a go-to scorer in the Centurions’ …
Strong line play leads GCC past Leechburg
By Wes Crosby
Greensburg Central Catholic dominated the line of scrimmage on its way to a 27-7 win over Leechburg in an Eastern Conference matchup Friday night. The Blue Devils (1-5, 1-4) finished the game with minus-10 yards rushing and barely mustered more than 100 total yards. Greensburg Central Catholic (4-2, 4-1) allowed …
GCC runners use pack mentality to contend for section championship
By Andrew John
Many may think cross country is an individual sport where one’s personal ability can take over at any meet. However, having a strong team showcases an individual’s ability even more. This is what is happening with the boys at Greensburg Central Catholic this season. The 13-member squad showcases five runners …
Canon-McMillan’s Waller, GCC’s Zambruno claim WPIAL girls golf titles
By Bill Beckner Jr.
The scary part is that this round could have been even better. Canon-McMillan senior Lauren Waller waltzed her way to a second consecutive WPIAL Class …
Pevarnik makes instant impact in return for Greensburg CC in win over Serra
By Ray Judy
It didn’t take long for Greensburg Central Catholic’s Brian Pevarnik to get comfortable Friday night after missing two games with an ankle injury. The junior running back scored on his first two touches as the No. 7 Centurions (3-2, 3-1) shut out host Serra (0-5, 0-4), 48-0, in a Class …
Sophomore Cartwright steps out of the shadows to fill the net for GCC girls
By Alex Oltmanns
Just a freshman a year ago and playing alongside two of the best players in the WPIAL, Bailey Cartwright certainly did not lead opposing teams’ …

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