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Jefferson-Morgan girls out to make history

By Josh Rizzo
Kayla Yorko wants to help the Jefferson-Morgan girls basketball team steal headlines. The 5-foot-9 senior guard’s dual role at the school gives her that opportunity. On the basketball court, Yorko works with her teammates to make history. As an editor for the school newspaper, Yorko makes sure everyone’s hard work ...
Latrobe senior Pletcher wins his 4th Powerade tourney championship
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher joined an elite group Wednesday at the 49th Powerade Wrestling tournament at Canon-McMillan. With his 3-1 victory against friend and rival Micky ...
Powerade wrestling notebook: Belle Vernon starts strong
By Doug Gulasy
Belle Vernon watched Franklin Regional parlay championships at the Powerade Wrestling tournament into WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA titles each of the past two seasons. The ...
Springdale’s Carey delivers on offense, defense in victory over Jefferson-Morgan
By Jerin Steele
When Springdale’s defense needed a big play in the fourth quarter, Sammy Carey stepped up — twice. After making an interception earlier in the quarter, Carey knocked the ball down near the goal line with a minute and a half remaining to end Jefferson-Morgan’s comeback bid. The Class A No. 9 Dynamos ...
Frazier QB Patterson propels team to win over Jefferson-Morgan
By Dave Stofcheck
Frazier’s Hunter Patterson led a parade of big plays Friday night as the Commodores blew past Jefferson-Morgan, 41-0 in a Tri-County South showdown. Patterson had a ...
New coach, QB to lead Jefferson-Morgan
By Kevin Lohman
It may be his first season as coach at Jefferson-Morgan, but Aaron Giorgi already has the priorities for his team straightened out. “Running the ball is ...
Quartet of 1st-time WPIAL champs prepare for stint in PIAA playoffs
By Chris Harlan
The WPIAL baseball trophy Greensburg Central Catholic won Tuesday didn’t go directly into a display case at the school. Instead, it went home with ...
Gorman: WPIAL trio triumphs over tragedy
By Kevin Gorman
From profound personal loss came paramount victory, one after another. Thirteen months after his father died suddenly, Central Catholic sophomore Jack Tumulty threw a five-hitter ...
Gorman: Team Dugan gets gold, like a champ
By Kevin Gorman
This was the biggest game of the season, as her father loved to say before every game, yet Camryn Dugan was calm. “I was more ...
Jefferson-Morgan captures school’s 1st WPIAL softball title
By George Guido
Jefferson-Morgan coach Tony Barbetta was waiting patiently for that big inning against Chartiers-Houston in Thursday’s WPIAL Class A softball title game. It finally came in the ...
Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL softball championships
By Bill Hartlep
Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL softball championships Class AAAA Hempfield vs. North Allegheny 7 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. ...
Heavy-hearted Jefferson-Morgan uses 5 home runs to top No. 2 Frazier
By Jason Black
Playing with heavy hearts, the members of the Jefferson-Morgan softball team turned into heavy hitters in Wednesday’s WPIAL Class A semifinal against Frazier at Cal ...
Gorman: Jefferson-Morgan’s Dugan plays for her father
By Kevin Gorman
Camryn Dugan crushed a three-run homer to right center, and all the Jefferson-Morgan junior wanted to know is whether her dad heard the call. ...
Softball strikeout specialists prove to be game changers in WPIAL
By Bill Hartlep
It wasn’t long ago that a talented pitcher led Yough to a WPIAL softball championship. With a mix of power and finesse, Nicole Sleith struck out ...
Franklin Regional’s Lee named Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year
By Paul Schofield
Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee did something this year that many in his shoes might not have — wrestled at a higher weight so his ...
Previewing the 2015 WPIAL softball season
By Bill Hartlep
Class AAAA Preseason top five Team 2014 record 1. Shaler 17-4 2. Canon-McMillan 18-5 3. Latrobe 17-6 4. Norwin 12-4 5. North Allegheny 16-5 Section favorites 1. Latrobe: After finishing third in the ...
Gorman: Undefeated wrestlers share common goal
By Kevin Gorman
Spencer Lee and Gavin Teasdale are best friends who share not only undefeated records but also a common goal for their high school wrestling careers. ...
South Fayette’s Carr one of 6 PIAA Class AA champions hailing from WPIAL
By Bill West
HERSHEY — He remembered how his older brother, Nick, reacted after winning a PIAA wrestling title in 2010 and what Mark McKnight did after placing ...
EF’s Fournier emerges from prelims at PIAA Class AA tournament
By Bill West
HERSHEY — Even with an unfavorable position in the PIAA Class AA’s 195-pound weight class bracket and no previous state-level experience, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke ...
Burgettstown senior seeks role reversal at Class AA regionals
By Bill West
He’s made better wrestling memories in the year-plus since his sophomore season, but Burgettstown senior 120-pounder Austin McDermitt continues to cache his upset loss as ...
Move to Canon-McMillan means less travel for wrestlers headed to Southwest Regional
By Bill West
Bentworth junior 126-pounder Hunter Neely considers the site of this season’s PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional wrestling championships, Canon-McMillan High School, a mixed blessing. Sure, he ...
McGuffey’s top-seeded Nicolella advances to WPIAL Class AA wrestling semifinals
By Bill West
The best of WPIAL Class AA wrestling became demystified for McGuffey junior Gage Nicolella on Friday evening at South Fayette. His introduction to the classification’s WPIAL ...
Burrell wrestling wins 9th straight Class AA team title
By Doug Gulasy
Each wrestling season, Josh Shields hears whispers that Burrell’s WPIAL Class AA championship streak might end. It hasn’t happened. No. 1 Burrell (11-5) won its ninth consecutive ...
Jefferson-Morgan freshman Teasdale starts career with a bang
By Paul Schofield
It seems that every year a younger wrestler excites the wrestling community. Last year, it was Franklin Regional’s Spencer Lee. Before that, the list included Kennard-Dale’s ...
Improvement the primary goal for Jefferson-Morgan
By Alex Oltmanns
Improvement is on the minds of the Jefferson-Morgan players in 2014. The Rockets are looking to build upon last year’s campaign that saw them go 4-5 ...
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