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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
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 ...
WPIAL programs familiar with Carlynton’s player shortage
By Bill West
Thrust into the top leadership spot after his predecessor resigned three games into Carlynton’s football season, coach Scott Yoder strived to create a reassuring environment ...
Commodores third-set rally sparks win over Gators
By Jason Black
A battle of two undefeated volleyball teams turned on a dime in the third set, as Frazier stared down three straight game points and eventually ...
Geibel boys secure 4th straight shutout victory
By Jason Black
Eight games into the season, the Geibel boys soccer team appears to have everything necessary to be a force in Class A. The Gators have ...
Charleroi shut out by Geibel
By Bill Hughes
Heading into Tuesday’s Section 4 A showdown with Geibel Catholic, Charleroi Area coach Ron Hostovich knew the Gators’ James Ewing and Bailey McIntyre were going ...
Veteran Geibel soccer team finally has depth to compete
By Jason Black
Late in the 2013 season, the Geibel boys soccer team was in contention for the Section 4-A championship, but three straight section losses in October ...
Geibel girls soccer team seeks improvement
By Jason Black
Although the Geibel girls soccer team has yet to play a game that counts, one thing appears to be working in the team’s favor compared ...
Geibel girls volleyball team sets lofty goals
By Jason Black
Geibel girls volleyball coach Rick Watkins guided the Gators to WPIAL Class A titles in 2005 and ’06, so he knows the traits of a ...
Geibel golf team filled with potential
By Jason Black
While the Geibel golf team doesn’t possess big numbers in terms of roster size, coach Judy Morrow said she believes there is plenty of quality ...
Belle Vernon golfer Lubriani wins Fayette County tournament
By Staff Reports
Many area golf teams officially started the 2014 season by participating in the annual Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament on Friday at Uniontown’s Duck Hollow Golf Club. The top 10 finishers earned all-county honors for the  18-hole event. Leading the field was Belle Vernon’s Mike Lubriani, who finished with a 1-over-par ...
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 event ...
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 with the ...
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 of a ...
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. “I ...
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 Pool. Zimcosky, ...
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 ...

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