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Geibel volleyball team aims to extend lengthy streak of reaching playoffs
By Jason Black
The Geibel volleyball team, under the direction of coach Rick Watkins, has qualified for the WPIAL playoffs in 22 consecutive seasons. Watkins, who is entering his ...
Dines named Geibel’s new athletic director
By Staff Reports
It didn’t take long for Geibel High School to find its new athletic director. The school hired A.J. Dines to fill the position. Dines replaces Shawn Holup, who stepped down this month after he was named athletic director at Bishop Canevin. “It’s an exciting opportunity for me,” Dines said. “I love ...
Geibel boys golf team banking on experience
By Jason Black
Entering the 2015 season, the Geibel boys golf team will be under the direction of a new coach. Angelo Testa is replacing Judy Morrow, and despite ...
Geibel athletic director, girls basketball coach Holup resigns
By Staff Report
Shawn Holup has resigned the position of girls basketball coach and athletic director at Geibel. Holup made the announcement through an email Wednesday evening. He has taken a job at Bishop Canevin High School, where he will serve as dean of students and athletic director. Holup coached the Gators for four seasons, ...
Geibel softball excited for return after 4-year hiatus
By Jason Black
There is little doubt the Geibel softball team will experience some rough patches this season. However, the Gators have already gained a huge victory by ...
Geibel baseball team hopes to buck recent trend of losing seasons
By Jason Black
The past two baseball seasons have not been good for Geibel. The Gators won just one game in 2013 before going winless in 2014. However, new ...
Geibel star swimmer to forgo state championships
By Jason Black
Geibel junior Emily Zimcosky has hopes of becoming a state champion in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, but those hopes have been put on ...
Geibel senior DiBiase defends Governor’s Cup championship
By Jason Black
Winning a championship of any kind is no easy task, but for Geibel senior Nelson DiBiase, the challenge was met, not once, but twice. For ...
Geibel’s Zimcosky claims 2nd straight 50 freestyle title
By Kevin Lohman
For the second time in as many seasons, Geibel Catholic’s Emily Zimcosky left the WPIAL Class AA swimming championships with a gold medal draped around ...
Serra Catholic girls eliminate cold-shooting Geibel
By Jason Black
After Wednesday’s WPIAL Class A first-round playoff basketball game between 12th-seeded Geibel and fifth-seeded Serra Catholic, Katie Sieg could be seen clutching a box of ...
Satira scores 35 as Serra Catholic routs Geibel
By Jason Black
After missing the WPIAL Class A playoffs last season, the Serra Catholic boys basketball team made a winning return to the postseason Friday. The Eagles led from start to finish in a 67-38 triumph over Geibel in a preliminary-round game at Charleroi. Joe Satira scored 35 points to key the Serra attack. The ...
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, ...
Geibel girls, boys basketball teams beat Avella as playoffs loom
By Jason Black
It was a big night of basketball Tuesday at Geibel. The boys and girls teams honored senior players and took care of business against visiting Avella. The ...
Geibel boys basketball team sweeps season series versus Mapletown with 40-39 victory
By Jason Black
The Geibel boys basketball team finally knows what it’s like to win a close game. On Monday, the Gators met Mapletown for the third time this ...
Geibel girls pull away from Clairton in season opener
By Jason Black
While the majority of high school basketball teams played in tournaments or nonsection games to begin the season this past weekend, the Geibel girls squad ...
Local soccer players earn County, WPIAL honors
By Staff Reports
This soccer season was the best ever for Geibel’s boys team. The Gators won 15 games and advanced to the WPIAL Class A semifinals after winning their first two playoff games in the history of the program. Fittingly, there were plenty of postseason honors for members of the team. Seniors Matt ...
With starters back, Geibel boys basketball team expects big improvement
By Jason Black
When Bill Hughes took over as coach of the Geibel boys basketball team a season ago, he know there would have to be an adjustment ...
Geibel girls basketball primed to continue upward trend
By Jason Black
Three seasons ago, the Geibel girls basketball team was at rock bottom. During the 2011-12 season, the Gators and then-new coach Shawn Holup endured an ...
Geibel boys soccer season ends with loss to Vincentian
By Jason Black 7:38 a.m.
The most successful season in the history of the Geibel boys soccer program came to an end Wednesday. The 13th-seeded Gators, playing for the right to compete in the PIAA Class A playoffs, dropped a 1-0 decision to Vincentian Academy in the WPIAL Class A consolation final at Peters Township. “I’m very ...
Geibel boys soccer team loses 5-0 in WPIAL Class AA semifinals
By Jason Black
The Geibel boys soccer team had a chance to knock off three consecutive higher-seeded teams in this year’s WPIAL Class A playoffs. However, a slow ...
Geibel soccer enjoying playoff ride, set to face Sewickley Academy in semifinals Monday
By Jason Black
Geibel’s boys soccer team is having a season like no other in the program’s history, and team members are enjoying the ride. The 13th-seeded Gators opened ...
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 ...
Geibel goalie saves game during shootout, beats Carlynton
By Kevin Lohman
In a hard-fought WPIAL Class A boys soccer playoff game between Geibel and Carlynton, the difference came down to the man in goal. Kyle Toth played a key role in the win for Geibel, saving two penalty kicks and scoring on his own attempt to secure the 5-3 edge in ...
Frazier volleyball rallies past Geibel in playoff tune-up
By Jason Black
If Thursday’s Section 5-A volleyball match between Geibel and visiting Frazier doesn’t help to prepare both teams for the upcoming WPIAL playoffs, nothing will. In front ...

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