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Geibel, Frazier players earn Section 4-A honors

By Staff Report
Geibel junior Karly Judy earned player of the year honors in Section 4-A for her performance during the 2013-14 girls basketball season. Judy, a guard, averaged 17.2 points per game. She also earned All-Fayette County honors this past season. In addition to her scoring, Judy averaged five steals and six …
PIAA swim meet has silver lining for Zimcosky
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — Geibel’s Emily Zimcosky wanted to have a little fun. She knew there would be no way to jettison her nerves Saturday morning and afternoon at the PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium. But once she began the 100-yard freestyle — the first …
Geibel brother-sister duo finishes 3rd, 2nd at PIAA swim meet
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — It’s not uncommon to see swimmers wearing warmup jackets on the pool deck. It is strange, however, at least around Central Pennsylvania, to see one with “Paco” where the swimmer’s name should be, stitched in gold, cursive writing. That moniker would belong to John Paul Zimcosky, Geibel’s sprinter …
Geibel baseball hoping to improve after 1-win season
By Jason Black
With only one win in 2013, it’s safe to say the Geibel baseball team has plenty of work to do as it prepares for this …
Geibel’s Zimcosky siblings, Mt. Pleasant’s Nelson ready for state swimming championships
By Jason Black
Geibel sophomore Emily Zimcosky has an interesting way of looking at the PIAA Class AA Swimming Championships. “It’s kind of like the ‘Hunger Games,’ ” she said. “We’ll go in and see who can last.” In the fictitious “Hunger Games,” a group of teenagers fight for their survival in front …
Geibel’s DiBiase asserts himself on ski slopes
By Jason Black
Not long after he could walk, Geibel junior Nelson DiBiase was on skis. Since that time, skiing has become a life-long passion for the 16-year-old. …
Geibel sophomore Emily Zimcosky wins another gold in record-setting time
By Alex Oltmanns
Entering Friday’s WPIAL Class AA swimming championships, Emily Zimcosky was not resting on her laurels. After setting a WPIAL record in the 50-yard freestyle one day earlier, the Geibel sophomore again etched her name into the league record books by winning the 100 freestyle in 50.75 seconds at Pitt’s Trees …
Geibel siblings claim WPIAL titles in 50 free
By Gary Horvath
Geibel Catholic senior John Paul Zimcosky watched in amazement from the side of Pitt’s Trees Pool as his younger sister, sophomore Emily Zimcosky, set a …
Geibel siblings carry top seeds into WPIAL Swimming Championships
By Jason Black
In the world of high school swimming, high seeds in big tournaments bring high expectations. When the WPIAL Class AA Championships take place Thursday and …
Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland among local teams affected by winter realignment
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL has announced its realignment plans for winter sports teams, effective for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. In boys basketball, Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland will remain in Section 3-AAA, however, Laurel Highlands and Uniontown will move to Section 4-AAA. The teams replacing the Raiders and Mustangs are Indiana, Kittanning …
Mt. Pleasant holds off upset-minded Derry
By Jason Black
A look at the WPIAL Section 3-AAA standings would suggest that Thursday’s girls basketball tilt between Derry and host Mt. Pleasant would not be a …
Geibel’s Ewing scores career-high 28 points in key section win
By Jason Black
With four Section 3-A losses already on its record, the Geibel boys basketball team knew beating Avella at home Friday night was of utmost importance …
Geibel won’t field varsity football team next season
By Jason Black
Plagued by low numbers and an inability to field a complete roster on a regular basis, Geibel has decided it will not attempt to play a WPIAL varsity football schedule during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. However, this does not mean there won’t be football at Geibel. “We’re going to …
Geibel boys basketball starting over with new coach, new lineup
By Jason Black 11:12 a.m.
The Geibel boys basketball team has plenty of new faces heading into the upcoming season. The Gators are under the direction of first-year coach Bill …
Geibel girls basketball to rely on young core, hope to improve as season progresses
By Jason Black
In his third season as coach of the Geibel girls basketball team, Shawn Holup hopes the team on the court at the end of the …
Frazier lands 9 players on all-Tri-County South
By Staff Reports
The Tri-County South released its all-conference team on Friday for the 2013 football season. Frazier (7-3) had nine players make the list and Geibel (0-9) had two representatives. For Frazier, guard Joseph Hela, wide receivers Dakota Hixson and Michael Luce, defensive end Daniel Leonard, quarterback Charles Manack and linebacker Zachary …
Frazier, Geibel players earn all-section honors
By Staff Reports
The Frazier and Geibel girls volleyball teams were well-represented on this season’s list of Section 5-A all-stars. The Commodores and the Gators had five players make the list. Frazier’s Cassidy Guiser, a junior setter/outside hitter; Jamie Muccioli, a junior setter/outside hitter; and Dyanna Shaporka, a sophomore middle hitter, all earned …
Slow start too much for Geibel volleyball to overcome in playoff loss to Laurel
By Jason Black
For the majority of Tuesday’s WPIAL Class A preliminary-round playoff volleyball match between Geibel and Laurel at North Allegheny, the Gators and Spartans played on …
WPIAL releases volleyball pairings
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL on Monday released the brackets for the upcoming girls volleyball playoffs. In Class AAA, Connellsville will open the postseason with a match at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against host Shaler. The Falcons qualified for the playoffs as the third-place team in Section 2-AAA. The Titans are the champions of …
Geibel boys soccer team loses playoff opener
By Jason Black
Often times in the postseason, the team with the most big-game experience is the one that rises to the top. That was the case Monday, …
Geibel forfeits final regular-season game
By Jason Black
Geibel football team forfeits finale The Geibel football team will forfeit its last game of the season to Jefferson-Morgan. The game, originally scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Geibel, will not be played due to a lack of healthy players on Geibel’s roster. “We were given a directive by the …
DC Picks ready for Week 8 games
By Last Week 5-2 Season 38-8
DC Picks enjoys this time of year for a number of reasons. The weather is cooler, the leaves are changing and high school football is in its stretch run. DC Picks can’t wait for a big slate of action in Week 8. Here’s the choices: Connellsville (1-6, 1-5) at Latrobe …
Daily Courier Q&A: Geibel’s Mario Ruggieri
By Jason Black
Mario Ruggieri is a junior and a captain for the Geibel football team. Ruggieri, like many of his teammates, has been asked to play a …
Geibel boys soccer team makes most of small roster
By Jason Black
Thirteen has proven to be a lucky number this season for the Geibel boys soccer team. The Gators field only 13 players, yet heading into …
Frazier volleyball team survives challenge from Geibel
By Jason Black
It wasn’t easy, but the Frazier girls volleyball team kept their perfect Section 5-A record intact with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over visiting Geibel on …

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