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HSFB preview: New coaches set to lead teams to victory

By Chris Harlan
There’s a first-year head coach in the WPIAL who’s leading a Class A program, but most everybody already knows his name. Meet coach Jason Gildon. ...
Vestal puts focus on physicality at Seneca Valley
By Jerry Clark
Coming off a season that was a bit of a disappointment, Seneca Valley is heading in a new direction under new coach Dave Vestal. Vestal ...
HSFB preview by position: Ball-hawk safeties pace top defenses
By Chris Harlan
McKeesport and Central Catholic led WPIAL Class AAAA teams in fewest points allowed last season. In an era of spread offenses and 300-yard passers, their ...
Seneca Valley volleyball player raises funds for special education program
By Jerry Clark 3:51 p.m.
It might have been a lot of work, but it was a labor of love that inspired Seneca Valley senior volleyball player Kate Davis to ...
Seneca Valley summer basketball camp proves successful
By Jerry Clark
When Rob Lombardo came to Seneca Valley to coach the girls basketball team, his goal was to build a program, not just a team. While ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: June 14, 2015
By Joe Sager
Ty Reginelli School: Mars Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Reginelli earned MVP honors in the WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association Class AAAA vs. Class ...
Seneca Valley volleyball team reflects on historic season
By Jerry Clark
While the Seneca Valley boys volleyball team didn’t quite hit every goal this season, the team went deeper into the playoffs than any Raiders’ team ...
Price was right for Seneca Valley volleyball team
By Jerry Clark
In a journey that began as something to do just for fun, Seneca Valley hitter John Price helped the boys volleyball team reach new heights ...
Fox Chapel tops rival Seneca Valley again to reach PIAA title game
By Doug Gulasy
Jaysen Zaleski ended up flat on his back after taking his final swing during Fox Chapel’s PIAA Class AAA semifinal match Tuesday night against Seneca ...
Fox Chapel, Ambridge capture WPIAL volleyball titles
By Kevin Lohman
Emotions ran high at the Baldwin High School gym, the site of the WPIAL boys volleyball championships, as Fox Chapel topped Section 3 rival Seneca ...
Obama Academy volleyball will attempt to dethrone 3-time reigning WPIAL champion Ambridge
By Ed Phillipps
With the way his predictions are going, Pete Vitti ought to buy a lottery ticket. The Obama Academy boys volleyball coach preached to his ...
Mistakes costly for Seneca Valley in playoff loss to Central Catholic
By Chris Harlan
For the first time in five years, the WPIAL baseball championship won’t include Seneca Valley. The Raiders could call that a mistake. With an ...
Grand slam powers top-seeded Hempfield into WPIAL semifinals
By Ed Phillipps
When Hempfield softball coach Bob Kalp took his spot on the third-base line in the third inning Tuesday, he was thinking offense. By the time he jogged off the field, he was plotting how to hold on to a big lead. Sparked by a grand slam from Michaela LeDonne and a solo ...
Seneca Valley’s Zezinka takes pride in her defensive play
By Jerry Clark
Seneca Valley’s Julia Zezinka plays first base with the grace of a ballerina, yet with the toughness of a linebacker. The senior softball player makes ...
Gorman: Bull’s-eye on Seneca Valley
By Kevin Gorman
seneca Valley might not be the No. 1 seed in WPIAL baseball playoffs, but when has that ever been an obstacle? The Raiders reached their fourth consecutive WPIAL Class AAAA final, and despite a losing record, won the title as the No. 16 seed last year. Along the way, they ...
Seneca Valley’s Matthews parlays volleyball success into D-I scholarship
By Jerry Clark
There are a lot of things that drive Seneca Valley’s Taylor Matthews to be great on the volleyball court, but they may not be the ...
WPIAL baseball, softball, volleyball clinchings
By Tribune-Review
The following teams have clinched berths for the WPIAL playoffs. Pairings will be released Thursday for softball, Friday for baseball and Monday for boys volleyball. Baseball Class AAAA Section 1: Seneca Valley (8-2), North Allegheny (6-4), Butler (5-5) Section 2: Hempfield (10-0), Norwin (8-2), Latrobe (5-5) Section 3: Fox Chapel ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: May 3, 2015
By Joe Sager
Mike Kolor School: Seneca Valley Year: Junior Sport: Track Claim to fame: Kolor set a school and Mars Track and Field Invitational meet record in ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Seneca Valley’s Mike Kolor, Bethel Park’s Haley Reid
By Alex Oltmanns
Mike Kolor School: Seneca Valley Year: Junior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Kolor set a Mars Invitational record Friday, finishing the 1,600-meter run ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: April 26, 2015
By Joe Sager
Corbin Kessler School: Seneca Valley Year: Junior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: The third baseman helped the Raiders climb to the top of the Section ...
Seneca Valley grads on the right track at Grove City
By Jerry Clark
With the Presidents’ Athletic Conference track championships being held this past weekend, Grove City’s Andrew Mascio and Tom Kocur were hopeful their efforts would be ...
Gorman: 6A proposal not so super
By Kevin Gorman
Heather Lewis had a questionable reaction Tuesday to the proposal to form six classifications in high school football. “Why? Why are we doing this? What’s wrong with the model we have in place? And why are we doing it for only one sport?” said Lewis, the athletic director at Seneca ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: April 19, 2015
By Joe Sager
Nick Tunstall School: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Tunstall struck out eight and threw a no-hitter as Cardinal Wuerl ...
Matz keeps ball moving for Seneca Valley softball team
By Jerry Clark
Every sport has its money position, around which the game is centered and the hopes of a team rest. It’s a position that not only ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: April 5, 2015
By Joe Sager
Luke Baranchak School: Butler Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Baranchak, a second baseman, helped Butler to a 3-1 start and has been among ...

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