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Defense first for Seneca Valley hockey’s Herrmann

By Jerry Clark
When Seneca Valley hockey coach Anthony Raco thinks of senior defenseman Austin Herrmann, one word comes to mind: “Versatile.” “Austin can play good, solid defense, and ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: March 1, 2015
By Joe Sager
Aiden Albert School: Knoch Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Albert helped Knoch win a WPIAL Class AAA preliminary-round playoff game and reach the ...
Seneca Valley swimmer gets taste of Olympic experience
By Karen Kadilak
Thanks to instruction he received last fall at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Seneca Valley junior Spencer Tretter has gained greater confidence ...
No. 1 Penn-Trafford girls escape scare on buzzer-beater
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford girls basketball coach John Giannikas told everyone at the WPIAL pairings meeting last week that Seneca Valley wasn’t a No. 16 seed. He was right. ...
WPIAL players selected to play in Big 33 game
By Staff Reports
Twelve senior players from the WPIAL have been selected to play in the 58th annual Big 33 Football Classic on June 20 at Hersheypark Stadium. The team includes Central Catholic tight end Graham Adomitis (Princeton), linebacker Bryan Glover (Eastern Michigan) and defensive back John Petrishen (Penn State); Penn Hills lineman ...
PIHL All-Star roundup: Canon-McMillan players shine in Class AAA showcase
By George Guido  and Andrew John
Canon-McMillan has been one of the hottest teams recently in the PIHL, winning its past four games to get back into the Class AAA race. ...
Seneca Valley transfer Parsons enjoys fast pace of WPIAL swimming
By Karen Kadilak
A move from one end of Butler County to another has helped Abby Parsons as a junior on the Seneca Valley girls swimming team. Parsons, 16, ...
HS highlight reel: Playoff positions on the line
By Tribune-Review
The fates of several of boys basketball teams’ seasons hangs in the balance Friday night, when the bulk of WPIAL programs wrap up section play. Four teams from each section advance to the WPIAL playoffs, which begin next week — more than four can advance if head-to-head records fail to ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
By Joe Sager
Hunter Kepple School: Freeport Year: Senior Sport: Hockey Claim to fame: Kepple, who is second on the team in goals, scored twice in the team’s ...
Snyder taking his best shot for Seneca Valley
By Jerry Clark
By improving his game a little here and there, Seneca Valley forward Zach Snyder helped the Raiders boys basketball team get off to a strong ...
Seneca Valley lineman commits to Central Florida
By Chris Harlan
Seneca Valley lineman Tyler Hudanick committed to Central Florida on Sunday while visiting the FBS school’s Orlando campus. A 6-foot-5, 295-pound senior tackle, Hudanick was an ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015
By Joe Sager
Parker Faix School: Seneca Valley Year: Senior Sport: Hockey Claim to fame: Faix, an alternate captain, helped Seneca Valley to an 8-7 record through its ...
Seneca Valley female goalie a natural in net
By Jerry Clark
When it comes to pressure positions in sports, playing between the pipes in ice hockey ranks right up there. One save or one mistake is ...
Gorman: Vestal ready for challenge at Seneca Valley
By Kevin Gorman
Dave Vestal teaches astronomy and physics, so it’s understandable that he doesn’t get too philosophical. Nonetheless, the football coach found humor in the suggestion ...
HS highlight reel: Seneca Valley hires Vestal as football coach
By Tribune-Review
Hopewell coach Dave Vestal, who once won a state title with the Vikings, was hired Monday night to coach football at Seneca Valley. “He’s got a proven record of success,” Seneca Valley athletic director Heather Lewis said. Vestal’s record was 92-59 with nine playoff berths in 14 seasons as Hopewell’s ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Jan. 11, 2015
By Joe Sager
Zach Snyder School: Seneca Valley Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Snyder has averaged more than 20 points per game to help the Raiders ...
Former Seneca Valley swimmer nominated for prestigious collegiate award
By Karen Kadilak
Former Seneca Valley Senior High School standout Abby Myers has had many accomplishments in her career on the University of Kentucky women’s swimming team. But a ...
Hess develops into leader for Seneca Valley girls basketball team
By Jerry Clark
After finally getting a taste of playoff basketball as a junior, Seneca Valley point guard Meghan Hess is determined to make the most of her ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
By Joe Sager
Josh Beale School: Freeport Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Beale and Freeport are enjoying breakout seasons as the team was 6-1 through its ...
Izenas settling into expanded role for Seneca Valley boys
By Jerry Clark
Most basketball players dream of dribbling the ball up the court inside an NBA arena. Seneca Valley point guard Chad Izenas got to live that ...
Captain wants special season for Seneca Valley hockey team
By Jerry Clark
When times are tough, teams look to their captain to lead the way past the difficult situation. While the Seneca Valley ice hockey team started ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Nov. 30, 2014
By Joe Sager
Stone Haberstroh School: Freeport Year: Junior Sport: Hockey Claim to fame: Haberstroh led Freeport in scoring with eight goals and eight assists through the team’s ...
Hart is soul of Seneca Valley soccer team
By Jerry Clark
The Seneca Valley girls soccer team repeated as WPIAL champions, and one reason for the Raiders’ success was the play of senior captain Alicia Hart. She ...
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
By Joe Sager
Robby Carmody School: Mars Year: Freshman Sport: Football Claim to fame: Carmody caught two touchdown passes in Mars’ 28-13 loss to Thomas Jefferson in the ...
Previewing the PIAA soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS Peters Township vs. Great Valley When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium Records: PT: 21-2; GV: 19-5-2 How they got here: WPIAL champ ...

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