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Connellsville falls to Seneca Valley in first-round soccer playoff game

By Jerry Clark
While notching its first playoff appearance in boys soccer history was an accomplishment for Connellsville, the prize for that feat was a date with perennial WPIAL playoff participant Seneca Valley. The Raiders shut out the Falcons, 4-0, in Class AAA. Seneca Valley made the postseason as the Section 2 champions …
Dinkins providing helping hand for area athletes
By Jerry Clark
With the level of competition in sports rising every season, athletes look for an edge to catch the attention of college coaches to get into …
Breaking down the WPIAL soccer playoffs
By Bill West
Class AAA boys Defending champion: Peters Township Top seeds: 1. Upper St. Clair (16-0-1), 2. Central Catholic (17-1), 3. Peters Township (14-2), 4. Seneca Valley …
WPIAL releases soccer playoff pairings
By Staff Report
The WPIAL released the playoff pairings for its boys and girls soccer tournaments, which will get under way Saturday with preliminary- and first-round games. The top seeds for the boys are Upper St. Clair (16-0-1) in Class AAA, South Park (18-0) in Class AA and Sewickley Academy (14-1-2) in Class …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Seneca Valley’s Matt Saluga, Plum’s Ashley Amato
By Brian Graham
Matt Saluga School: Seneca Valley Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Saluga scored a pair of goals to help the Raiders win 5-0 over …
HS highlight reel: Reigning champs set to defend titles
By Tribune-Review
Six defending champions and dozens of other boys and girls soccer teams will get a look at their path to Highmark Stadium on Wednesday when …
Seneca Valley’s Montrose overcomes ACL tear, year absence
By Jerry Clark
While vacationing with family in the summer of 2013, Seneca Valley’s Paige Montrose received a call from her AAU basketball coach. He asked Montrose if …
Mack leads Seneca Valley cross country attack
By Karen Kadilak
Seneca Valley junior Mariah Mack expects to be a strong contender for WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA girls cross country titles after an impressive showing …
Girls volleyball powers Seneca Valley, Shaler set to square off
By Jerry Clark
Every once in a while, the schedule makers hit on an epic regular-season game, and on Monday, one such game will be played. In Class …
HS highlight reel: Playoff rematches at ‘PIHL Premiere’
By Tribune-Review
A pair of playoff rematches featuring perennially strong teams Monday at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center highlights the “PIHL Premiere,” an inaugural event which opens the 2014-15 high school hockey season. Canon-McMillan and Seneca Valley will meet at 7:15 p.m. to follow up their first-round clash in the 2013-14 …
Seneca Valley sticking together through slow start
By Jerry Clark
There always is a certain amount of uncertainty entering a season, no matter how good a team looks on paper. For the Seneca Valley football …
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
By Joe Sager
Ori Rinaman School: Mars Year: Senior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Rinaman rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns in Mars’ 44-6 win over Greensburg …
Seneca Valley piling up shutouts as it eyes return to PIAA playoffs
By Bill West
If the Seneca Valley girls soccer team’s shutout trend continues, senior goalkeeper Jessica Neill might leave the school with a lifetime supply of lollipops. Neill …
Seneca Valley’s Lang embracing senior soccer season
By Jerry Clark
Like all seniors, Seneca Valley’s Trent Lang wants to make the most of his opportunity this season. He is fueled partially by the fact that …
Seneca Valley cross country teams looking for big things
By Jerry Clark
The key to the success of any team is not necessarily the number of all-star athletes; it is the number of quality athletes that band …
Fox Chapel upsets No. 8 Seneca Valley
By Staff Report
Fox Chapel topples Seneca Valley Billy Urso completed 10 of 15 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown and ran for another to lead Fox Chapel (1-1, 1-1) to a 41-12 win against No. 8 Seneca Valley (0-2, 0-2) in the Quad North Conference on Friday. Carrington Vaughn rushed for …
Seneca Valley QB one of several stepping in for injured stars in Week 2
By Bill West
When the Seneca Valley coaching staff told him to get ready to go in at quarterback late in the season opener, junior Corbin Kessler still …
Butler County spotlight athletes: Aug. 31, 2014
By Joe Sager
Devin Campbell School: Knoch Year: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Campbell averaged approximately a 38 to lead Knoch to a 3-1 record through its …
Trueman sparks North Allegheny’s 14-0 victory over Seneca Valley
By Chris Harlan
If North Allegheny needed a spark or a little bit of late-game momentum, coaches were counting on Riley Trueman. The junior provided both. A starting …
Gorman: Holl in the family at Seneca Valley
By Kevin Gorman
Don Holl watches his son take on blocks with his right shoulder at outside linebacker then violently make a tackle, and the Seneca Valley coach …
Quad North neighbors North Allegheny, Seneca Valley set for opener
By Chris Harlan
If Seneca Valley needed an emotional boost this summer, the team’s Week 1 schedule was enough. “Your kids’ minds are in the right place when …
Seneca Valley tackle looking for big things from self, team
By Jerry Clark
In football, much homage is paid to star quarterbacks, diva receivers, flashy cornerbacks and players who can sack the quarterback. However, in recent years, the …
Seneca Valley primed to take next step
By Jerry Clark 8:55 p.m.
Although the recent success of the Seneca Valley football program is something to be proud of, coach Don Holl said it is a good and …
Class AAAA breakdown: Trio of contenders could challenge perennial powers Woodland Hills, Central Catholic
By Kevin Gorman
When asked who should be atop the WPIAL Class AAAA rankings, without hesitation several coaches mentioned Central Catholic and Woodland Hills in the same breath as Nos. 1 and 2. It’s no coincidence that they are considered the two dominant teams on a perennial basis. Woodland Hills’ nine WPIAL finals …
HSFB preview by position: Transition to defensive line no easy task
By Chris Harlan
Tyler Hudanick’s future could be offense. The Seneca Valley senior has shown an ability to block, and his 6-foot-5, 290-pound frame certainly makes him big …

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