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Gorman: Cornell committed to football

By Kevin Gorman
Bill Sacco wasn’t aware that someone started a GoFundMe account to raise money for Cornell’s football team. Even though it had raised only $305 toward its projected goal of $5,000, Sacco saw it as a sign that the community is behind the return of the sport to the school. “That’s ...
Gorman: Quick finds a new home
By Kevin Gorman
Jody Powell never got an explanation. Not from Daeja Quick. Not from Moon. On Jan. 3, Quick was still the leading scorer for Powell’s Tigers. By Saturday, Quick was pouring in 24 points for Cornell against Eden Christian. When Quick transferred from Moon to Cornell last week, the 5-foot-4 ...
High school football notebook: Football could return to Cornell next season
By Chris Harlan
Cornell has almost everything it needs to play football. “We have all the equipment and everything ready to go,” athletic director Bill Sacco said. “We have a field. We have a band. We just don’t have a team.” Sacco wants to change that. Cornell hasn’t had a team ...
HS highlight reel: Quaker Valley ends co-op with Cornell
By Chris Harlan
The WPIAL board on Monday approved Quaker Valley’s request to terminate its football co-op with Cornell. Quaker Valley was concerned the added students could ...
Cornell coach happy to be back on bench following hospital stay
By Chris Harlan
Confined to hospital rooms for four months, Bill Sacco won’t say for certain the infection that sent him there was life threatening. That’s because ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Cornell’s Dane Jackson, Carmichaels’ Caroline Cree
By Alex Oltmanns
Dane Jackson School: Cornell Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to Fame: The Pitt football commit scored 51 points in the Raiders’ 92-63 win over Rochester ...
Harlan: Narduzzi’s hiring thrills pair of Pitt recruits
By Chris Harlan
Tre Tipton has an advantage over most Pitt recruits. The Apollo-Ridge senior already has met the new Panthers coach and endorses him wholeheartedly. “I like the hire,” Tipton said. “I love the hire, actually.” He met Pat Narduzzi last summer in East Lansing, Mich. Tipton attended a Michigan State camp ...
Quaker Valley standout Jackson will play for Pitt
By Gary Horvath
Dane Jackson has one less thing to worry about going into his senior year at Cornell High School. Jackson, who plays quarterback for Quaker Valley ...
High school notebook: Quaker Valley’s Jackson picks Pitt for football
By Chris Harlan 11:30 p.m.
After a morning tour of campus, Cornell senior Dane Jackson committed Tuesday to play football at Pitt. Yet, his decision had been made awhile ago. ...
Cornell, Montour softball teams benefit from Sto-Rox transfers
By Chris Harlan
When her teammates wore blue to softball practice, Cornell junior Shyanne Rippole wore green. It wasn’t a fashion statement. “All I have is Sto-Rox ...
WPIAL realignment shakes up some Sewickley Valley teams
By Nathan Smith
When the 2014 fall sports season rolls round, the Sewickley area teams are going to have to deal with some new surroundings. The WPIAL announced section alignments for the 2014-15 fall sports season, and several area teams are on the move. The Quaker Valley football team will remain in the Century ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Cornell’s Dane Jackson, Blackhawk’s Chassidy Omogrosso
By Brian Graham
Dane Jackson School: Cornell Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Jackson went 14 of 14 from the foul line and scored a game-high 39 ...
With help from Cornell co-op, Quaker Valley optimistic about playoff push
By Rick Shrum
The evening of Sept. 2, 2011, was exhilarating for the Quaker Valley football team. And a foreshadowing of sorts. Quaker Valley defeated Cornell, 27-26, in a ...
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