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Carlynton ousts Frazier girls basketball team from WPIAL Class AA playoffs

By Jason Black
For the first half of Tuesday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round girls playoff basketball game between Frazier and Carlynton, neither team could find offensive rhythm. The teams struggled to scored, and it was anybody’s game at halftime. But in the second half, Carlynton left little doubt as to which team would advance. The ...
Behind stout front line, Ford City rallies past Frazier
By Matt Grubba
It was clear Ford City had an advantage inside against Frazier, but the Sabers nearly wasted that edge. Brandon Heilman scored 19 points and grabbed 17 ...
Apollo-Ridge squanders 13-point lead, loses to Frazier
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge rallied late and nearly completed a thrilling comeback, but, as their coach lamented, the Vikings probably should not have been in that position after ...
Area basketball teams begin WPIAL playoffs this week
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its basketball playoff pairings Tuesday, and for several area teams, the wait to begin the postseason will be a short one. The Southmoreland, ...
Frazier boys basketball team dismisses Clairton, 64-58, in postseason tune-up
By Jason Black
With spots already locked up in the WPIAL playoffs, the Clairton and Frazier boys basketball teams had the opportunity to gauge their level of play ...
Frazier girls basketball team tops Carmichaels, keeps section title hopes alive
By Jason Black
Entering Monday’s Section 4-AA home game against Carmichaels, the Frazier girls basketball already knew it had locked up a spot in the WPIAL Class AA ...
Frazier girls making final push to claim program’s 2nd section championship
By Karen Price
Frazier girls basketball coach Ken Poling makes it a point to not bring up the possibility of winning a Section 4-AA title with his players. ...
4th quarter run, Arnold vault Cougars
By Jeff Oliver
The Charleroi Cougars and Frazier Commodores played a competitive, entertaining game in Section 4-AA Tuesday night. The difference in the game could have been a ...
Valley Independent roundup: Frazier girls nip Charleroi Area
By The Valley Independent
Frazier and Charleroi went into Monday’s Section 4-AA girls basketball game tied for second place, one game behind section leader Washington. Frazier (8-5, 6-2) walked out ...
Frazier moving ahead with wrestling program
By Jeff Oliver
The Frazier School District made a bit of sports history recently when three sophomore students participated in the Southmoreland wrestling tournament. Chad Kultiska, Dalton Kmetz and ...
Wrestling becomes popular sport for Frazier athletes
By Jeff Oliver
Frazier School District made a bit of sports history recently when three sophomore students participated in the Southmoreland wrestling tournament. Chad Kultiska, Dalton Kmetz and Tyler ...
Frazier Area girls show drive on course, in classroom
By Les Harvath
Their numbers are 1, 5 and 6, numbers which represent their positions on Frazier Area’s boys golf team. Their other numbers are 3, 11 and ...
Charleroi drops Frazier
By The Valley Independent
Charleroi Area and Brownsville share the early lead in Section 4-AA after the Cougars defeated host Frazier, 64-47, Tuesday. Charleroi (2-3, 2-0) took control of the ...
Seniors lead Frazier past Charleroi, 55-41
By Bill Hughes
Heading into Charleroi Area’s Section 4-AA tilt at Frazier Monday, head coach Joe Grodz knew his team would have its hands full. The Commodores, who return ...
Frazier boys basketball team to focus on defense
By Dave Stofcheck
Although his team’s lineup has been altered by graduation, Frazier boys basketball coach Ed Keebler doesn’t plan many changes. The Commodores again will focus ...
Frazier girls basketball team to rely on experienced trio
By Dave Stofcheck
Ken Poling hopes familiarity breeds success as he begins his first season in charge of Frazier’s girls basketball team. Poling replaces former coach Shara Zupanc, ...
Frazier, Beth-Center lead Tri-County South football squad
By Jeff Oliver
Frazier and Beth-Center dominated the Tri-County South All-Conference Team with nine and 10 players selected, respectively. It should come as no surprise that the two teams ...
Frazier grad Poling set to coach school’s girls basketball team
By Jason Black
Ken Poling is switching whistles. Poling has been a high school basketball official for several seasons. But this year, instead of whistling fouls on players, he’ll ...
‘Uncharacteristic’ Frazier ousted by South Side Beaver, 26-12
By Jeff Oliver
Playing what their coach called an “uncharacteristic game,” Frazier was bounced from the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs Friday by visiting South ...
Scouting Franklin Regional, S.S. Beaver
By Jeff Oliver
Belle Vernon Area will hit the road and Frazier will be home when the WPIAL football playoffs kick off Friday. In Class AAA, BVA (5-4) goes ...
H.S. Picks hunting for perfect costume
By H.s. Picks
This is the best time of the year for H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator. Picks loves Halloween, and he’s been busy deciding what costume he’s going to wear Friday for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. Picks, who is trying to avoid candy this holiday, was considering ...
WPIAL playoffs have been tough on teams from Allegheny, Tri-County South
By Chris Harlan
There’s one sure way to fix the reputation of the Tri-County South, said coaches from the Class A conference. “You’ve got to win some ball games ...
Frazier struggles to find answers against Shenango in WPIAL volleyball quarterfinals
By Dave Whipkey
With an undefeated record, conference title and a win in the first round of the WPIAL Class A volleyball tournament in hand over Carlynton last week, Frazier coach Mandy Hartman had more than enough reason to believe the Commodores stood a strong chance to move forward in their quest for ...
Connellsville, Laurel Highlands will open WPIAL playoffs on the road
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its playoff football brackets Monday night, and all 32 first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant, Frazier and Laurel Highlands qualified for the postseason. As expected, Connellsville and Laurel Highlands will open the playoffs on the road against top-seeded teams. Mt. Pleasant and Frazier ...
Penn-Trafford earns No. 2 seed, will play Fox Chapel in 1st round of WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield 11:07 p.m.
Undefeated Penn-Trafford was rewarded the No. 2 seed by the WPIAL football committee Monday at the annual pairings meeting. The WPIAL announced the first-round pairings ...

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