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Baldwin girls volleyball season ends in PIAA semifinals

By Ray Fisher
Two powerhouses tangled last week in Somerset in the PIAA Class AAA girls’ volleyball semifinal round. WPIAL champion Baldwin fell to District 3 winner Hempfield, ...
Schleicher connects for 1,210 regular-season passing yards for Baldwin
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin football team endured a frustrating, injury-riddled season in 2015. The Fighting Highlanders ended up 1-8 overall and 0-7 in the Quad Central Conference. ...
Voelker overcomes setbacks, mans middle hitter position for Baldwin
By Jennifer Goga
Volleyball is her passion. Mackenzie Voelker, a senior at Baldwin, has been playing the sport since grade school. Voelker averaged 10 kills per game last season as ...
Sportsmanship topic of discussion at seventh annual WPIAL Summit
By Kevin Lohman
Bruce Gradkowski has spent the last decade playing quarterback in the NFL, but before he was drafted into the premier football league in the world, ...
Baldwin volleyball team repeats as WPIAL Class AAA champion
By Ray Fisher
The packed house erupted. Baldwin senior setter Mallory O’Brien lofted her patented backhanded tap over the net to catch the North Allegehny girls’ volleyball team flat-footed ...
Lady Highlanders display remarkable resiliency
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin girls’ volleyball team has the collective heart of a champion. Never was it more apparent than against Upper St. Clair last week in the ...
WPIAL volleyball chmpionships: Baldwin, Freeport, Bishop Canevin win titles
By Andrew John  jerin Steele and  william Whalen
The WPIAL Class AAA girls volleyball championship lived up to its billing, and for the second year in a row Baldwin got the best of ...
Baldwin’s Conboy perseveres, moves on to PIAA cross country championships
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin junior Casey Conboy is well-known in running circles for his dedicated approach to practice and competitions. He also has tremendous perseverance. Conboy placed 20th at the ...
Baldwin’s Conboy, Karabinos set pace at annual Mingo Classic
By Ray Fisher
Five local teams placed in the top five in their respective divisions at the Mingo Classic last week at Mingo Creek Park in Monongahela. The Baldwin boys took fourth in Class AAA, and the Thomas Jefferson boys finished fifth in Class AA. In the girls’ competition, Baldwin ended up fifth in Class ...
Stahl, Schemm offensive catalysts for Baldwin girls soccer team
By Jennifer Goga
There will be no trip to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs for the Baldwin girls’ soccer team this season. Last year, the Lady Highlanders won five ...
St. Gabriel connection provides background to Baldwin girls volleyball success
By Jennifer Goga
The Baldwin girls’ volleyball team is continuing its winning ways this year. The Lady Highlanders were 8-0 in section play at the start of this week, ...
Football teams in South Hills preparing for season’s stretch drive
By Ray Fisher
The WPIAL football season is heading down its home stretch. Two area teams are gearing for a strong playoff run; two are aiming for a ...
Former coach, tracksters officially inducted into Baldwin sports hall of fame
By Ray Fisher
It was a hall of fame night at Baldwin Stadium. Two individuals and one track relay team were inducted last week into the Baldwin sports hall ...
Plum slow-pitch splits with Baldwin
By Tribune-Review
In a battle of two of the top teams in the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League, Plum and Baldwin split a doubleheader Sunday at the Plum Borough Fields. The Mustangs now are 11-1, while the Highlanders are 10-2. Plum lost Game 1, 11-5, as Alyssa Monroe went 3 for 3. Maddy Cubarney was ...
Baseball first love for Baldwin’s veteran volleyball coach
By Ed Phillipps
Players have come and gone through the Baldwin boys’ volleyball system, but there has been one constant since the 1990s. Coach Eric Falcione has been at ...
South Hills volleyball squads aim for second-half surge
By Ray Fisher
The first half of the section season in girls’ volleyball wrapped up last week. Defending WPIAL Class AAA champion Baldwin won a big match last week ...
Sullivan, Winkowski provide competitive edge for Baldwin boys golf team
By Ray Fisher
Kevin Sullivan qualified for the WPIAL Class AAA boys’ semifinal round as one of the top golfers in Section 6. Sullivan, a senior, shot an 80 ...
Baldwin product Iannacchione making impact in YSU football program
By Brian Knavish
After Youngstown State stormed back to nearly upset Pitt in the opening week of the college football season, Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi described the ...
Baldwin to host girls volleyball tournament
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin girls’ volleyball team will host its annual invitational tournament Saturday in the two high school gyms. The Lady Highlanders, the defending WPIAL Class ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Baldwin’s Brandon Schleicher
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin quarterback Brandon Schleicher accounted for almost 400 yards in a 45-22 win Friday against Butler. Schleicher, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior who played wide ...
Baldwin girls soccer looks to keep momentum from playoff appearance
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA girls’ soccer playoffs last season. The Lady Highlanders surged to five wins in their final six games to clinch a tie for third place in Section 5-AAA with Oakland Catholic. Another playoff run undoubtedly is a season-long goal in 2015. Baldwin is triggered offensively by sophomore ...
Baldwin QB Schleicher sensational in home opener
By Ray Fisher
Brandon Schleicher knows a thing or two about this quarterback position. Schleicher had one of the best offensive performances in Baldwin football history in only his second start at quarterback last week in a 45-22 nonconference win at home against Butler (0-2). The 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior accounted for close to 400 yards ...
Baldwin boys soccer team determined to land WPIAL playoff spot
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin boys’ soccer team is looking to regroup from the loss of its top two goal-scorers from last year. “We have spent the last ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Baldwin’s Casey Conboy, Quaker Valley’s Moriah Wigley
By Alex Oltmanns
Casey Conboy School: Baldwin Year: Junior Sport: Cross country Claim to fame: Conboy earned first-place honors at the Gateway Invitational on Saturday, finishing in 17 ...
Girls volleyball preview: Freeport looks to step in as favorite in Class AA
By Doug Gulasy
Freeport coach Tom Phillips doesn’t want his players to shy away from strong competition, so he didn’t give them an opportunity to. For the second consecutive ...

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