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Greensburg Salem vaulter surprised by record-setting performance at Butler Invite

By Chris Harlan
Greensburg Salem senior Courtney McQuaide’s vault coach set the bar two inches short of 12 feet, but didn’t tell her the exact height. Just clear …
North Hills football great Kasperowicz part of WPIAL’s 2014 hall class
By Jerry Dipaola
Eric Kasperowicz remembers every detail. The down, the distance — even the wind-chill (30-below) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona. “That’s in my head like …
Stars figure to light way for Shaler lacrosse this season
By Gary Horvath
Shaler coach Jennifer Perestock has found success in the adage of quality over quantity. “Cream of the crop, but small in numbers basically describes our …
Shaler girls inspired by 2010-11 basketball team
By Jason Mackey
Shaler senior Carly Harris almost always has something to say — except following a 44-43 loss to Bishop Canevin on Jan. 11. It was a …
Shaler hockey team learns from loss
By Jerry Clark
For the first period against Central Catholic, the Shaler hockey squad played nearly flawless. “They did everything I had on my checklist,”  said Shaler coach …
Shalers girls basketball team returns talented and experienced core
By Jerry Clark
Anytime a team can return four starters and its sixth man from the previous season’s playoff team there is reason for optimism. That is the …
Hathaway provides stability for Slippery Rock High School
By Jerry Clark
In sports, few stories are as exhilarating as a team going from worst to first. At Slippery Rock High School, the football program was coming …
Bahorich served as foundation for young squad at Shaler
By Jerry Clark
Senior leaves lasting impression on young team …
Shaler ice hockey ready to drop puck
By Jerry Clark
A good core of skaters will help direct the success of the Shaler ice hockey team this season. Returning players like senior forward Luke Grossman, …
Shaler football eyes next season
By Jerry Clark
If there was a positive to the 2013 season for the Shaler Football team is was the resiliency and ability to hold up to adversity according to head coach Chris Siegle. “That was something we didn’t do last year,” Siegle said. “This year, we were able to answer when adversity …
Shaler cross country star Schwartz sets WPIAL record
By Jerry Clark
It was not an easy decision for Shaler’s Brianna Schwartz to forego races like the Red White and Blue Invitational early in the season, but …
Shaler’s Schwartz sets course record, defends title at WPIAL championships
By Gary Horvath
Her countless days of training, no matter the weather, have paid off. Shaler junior Brianna Schwartz battled through near-freezing temperatures and ran the best race …
Connellsville volleyball falls to Shaler in WPIAL playoff opener
By Jason Black
A fast start did not lead to a strong finish for the Connellsville girls volleyball team in Wednesday’s WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game against …
Shaler girls volleyball team primed for playoffs
By Jerry Clark
Two years ago, the Shaler Lady Titans were a team in transition. It was a team that was used to success, but due to heavy …
Shaler boys soccer closes out 2013 season
By Jerry Clark
The Shaler boys soccer team ended this season on a note that was all too familiar: a great effort late in the game falling just …
Fox Chapel’s Ethan Martin, Shaler’s Schwartz win Tri-State meet titles
By Gary Horvath 11:26 p.m.
There wasn’t much out of the ordinary at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Cross Country Championship at Cooper’s Lake in Slippery Rock on Thursday. While …
Shaler girls volleyball team ready for section stretch
By Jerry Clark
With a solid team returning to the court this season, the Shaler Lady Titans volleyball squad needs to focus on some of the little things …
Shaler native setting records in world of XTERRA racing
By Jerry Clark
Athletes set goals as motivation. As goals are set, often they fall by the wayside for many reasons, but for Shaler graduate Richard Burgunder, his …
Shaler boys soccer team returns leading scorer
By Jerry Clark
The Shaler boys soccer team is hoping last year’s struggles can be put to good use this season. The team returns seven starters, three of …
Talent level growing for Shaler girls soccer
By Jerry Clark
It often helps to have a good, balanced player to lean on when a season gets under way. At Shaler, the Lady Titans soccer squad has a versatile player it will look to as they try to get off to a good start. Senior Samantha Bahorich, who played in goal …
Shaler showing hunger, desire to improve
By Jerry Clark
If there is a positive to an 0-9 season, it has to be the hunger and desire to improve. That is the task at hand …
Hughes helps Shaler baseball team competethis season
By Jerry Clark
In a season that may not have opened up with high expectations for the Shaler varsity baseball team, but it ended with a vision of …
Schwartz wins PIAA gold for Shaler in 1,600
By Jerry Clark
In only her second season on the varsity track team at Shaler, runner Brianna Schwartz is leaving the competition in the dust. It started with …
Shaler, Hampton girls lacrosse teams reach new heights
By Shawn Annarelli
Shaler’s rise in girls lacrosse has been a work in progress for four years under coach Jennifer Perestock, but they’re finally where they want to …
Shaler softball falls to Hempfield in Round 2
By Jerry Clark
Fielding a team that started five sophomores and a freshman pitcher, Shaler Lady Titans coach Skip Palmer knew his team has played well much of …

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