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Plum’s Kolenik hoping for continued volleyball success with Serra Catholic

By Michael Love
Lauren Kolenik already is peering into the future, to August of this year, to the start of the 2016 girls volleyball season. That’s when the Plum ...
Trib Cup: Serra Catholic girls put focus on defense
By Alex Oltmanns
Averaging 64 points this season, the Serra Catholic girls basketball team ranks as the No. 4 scoring team in the WPIAL. Yet, despite such scoring prowess, the emphasis for the Eagles has actually been on the other end of the court. Having won three consecutive Section 4-A titles, Serra coach Bill Cleary ...
Daily News Dynamic 33 football all-star team
By Dave Mackall
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. ...
Senior duo of Kraemer, Hummert anchoring  Serra Catholic hockey
By Kevin Lohman
Even though the PIHL regular season is just reaching its halfway point, the Serra Catholic hockey team already has had to weather its fair share ...
Serra girls expecting repeat success
By Dave Mackall
He’s entering his 28th season as girls basketball coach at Serra Catholic having led the Eagles e_SEmD incredibly so e_SEmD to the WPIAL playoffs every year. Bill Cleary knows a thing or two about finding success. Maybe that’s why Cleary isn’t allowing himself to get too anxious over the thought of replacing ...
With star Satira gone, Serra Catholic boys basketball to rely on team effort
By Dave Mackall
It will take a collective effort to give the Serra Catholic boys basketball team a chance to succeed during the 2015-16 season. Gone is Joe Satira’s ...
Serra Catholic hockey poised to make run at title
By Kevin Lohman
It may be just his first season as the coach of the Serra Catholic hockey team, but that doesn’t mean Bob Gergerich still is feeling his way around the PIHL. The coach of the Eagles (4-2 knows it is rare to find trio of talented seniors such as the one his ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Quinton Hill, Serra Catholic’s Lauren Kolenik
By Robert Stinner
Quinton Hill School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Football Class: Junior Claim to fame: Hill rushed for 243 yards and scored two times to lead the No. ...
Serra Catholic volleyball makes great strides
By Kevin Lohman
After ending up on the losing side of a five-set feud with Shenango in the WPIAL Class A girls volleyball playoff semifinals, Serra Catholic had ...
Shenango comes from behind to defeat Serra girls in semifinals
By Kevin Lohman
It was a girls volleyball match of two halves in the WPIAL Class AA semifinal tilt between Serra Catholic and Shenango Thursday night at Baldwin. The ...
Serra Catholic hands Frazier 1st loss to end their season
By Jason Black
There wasn’t much difference in the level of competition between second-seeded Serra Catholic and seventh-seeded Frazier in Tuesday’s WPIAL Class A quarterfinal at Baldwin. The difference ...
Serra coach salutes Wilkinsburg after season-ending victory
By Dave Mackall
Serra Catholic’s football team celebrated a season-ending victory Saturday over Wilkinsburg almost as if it had won something really big. Every win these days is huge ...
Serra cross country teams find success in debut WPIAL season
By Kevin Lohman
Last year, as a first-year club team, the Serra Catholic cross country team enjoyed a surprising measure of success in eight races. Still, coach Brian ...
Serra girls soccer goes quietly in WPIAL playoff loss
By John Krysinsky
Led by freshman Krystyna Rytel’s goal and assist, Shady Side Academy cruised to a 2-0 win that ended Serra Catholic’s season in the first round ...
Leechburg uses 2nd-half running attack to defeat Serra Catholic
By Dave Whipkey
Most often, coaches that make the better halftime adjustments find a positive result and the end of four quarters of play. Leechburg coach Mark George and his staff went back to basics in the second half of the Blue Devils’ contest at Serra Catholic Friday evening and grinded out a ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Noah Kinser, South Allegheny’s Amber Brownfield
By Chris Duderstadt
Noah Kinser School: Serra Catholic Class: Senior Sport: Cross country Claim to fame: Kinser finished third in Class A and 39th overall with a time ...
With scoring woes fixed, Serra Catholic boys ready for playoffs
By Kevin Lohman
Regardless of the talent it might possess, it’s rare for a young team to cruise through a high school season without hitting a speed bump. For ...
Clairton romps past Serra Catholic
By Wes Crosby
Clairton has bulldozed its competition this season, but maybe nothing to the extent of its 60-0 win Friday over Serra Catholic. Ranked No. 1 in Class A, Clairton (7-0, 6-0 Eastern Conference) scored 30 points in each of the first two quarters to hold a 60-point lead at halftime. The Bears scored ...
Serra Catholic volleyball chasing section title
By Kevin Lohman
This is just the second season the Serra Catholic and Bishop Canevin girls volleyball teams have shared Section 2-A, but already the programs have been brewing up a major rivalry. In each of the last two seasons, Bishop Canevin has ousted Serra Catholic (12-1, 9-1) from the WPIAL Class A playoffs. ...
Daily News Q&A: Serra Catholic’s Alex Grace
By Dave Mackall
For a football program starved for victories, Alex Grace’s game-winning field goal Friday night couldn’t have come at a better time. Grace’s 33-yarder as time expired ...
Serra Catholic soars to victory over Riverview on game-ending kick
By Dave Mackall
This time, Alex Grace was good. The Serra Catholic junior kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired Friday night to lift the Eagles to a 16-14 Class A Eastern Conference victory over Riverview. “It looked good from the very beginning,” Grace said. “I’m really happy for our team right now.” The ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Matt Prezioso and Serra’s Abby Reith
By Robert Stinner 1:20 a.m.
Matt Prezioso Class: Senior School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Prezioso scored one goal and set up another to help lead Thomas Jefferson ...
Serra girls soccer surges into playoff picture
By Kevin Lohman
Halfway through this season, the Serra Catholic girls soccer team found itself sputtering through a spell of inconsistent play that left them in the lower half of the Section 2-A standings. Fast-forward six days and four games, and the Eagles (7-4-1, 6-3-1) find themselves in the midst of a four-game winning ...
Junior running back Ross leads Greensburg Central Catholic past Serra, 42-10
By Les Harvath
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Alvin Ross rushed for 374 yards on 26 carries, including touchdown runs of 67, 70, 55, 70 yards to lead the Centurions ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Cameron Copeland, West Mifflin’s Rebecca Manns
By Robert Stinner and Alex Oltmanns
Cameron Copeland School: Serra Catholic Sport: Golf Class: Sophomore Claim to fame: Copeland hit a 78 at Grandview Golf Club and qualified for the WPIAL ...
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