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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 …
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 …
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
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 …

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