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Trib Cup: Baldwin girls basketball team stands by motto

By Alex Oltmanns
Energy. Effort. Focus. While they’re just three words, they mean so much more to the Baldwin girls basketball team. They have been the Fighting Highlanders’ motto ...
Baldwin tennis coach Hayden appointed to top district post
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin tennis coach Dave Hayden celebrated the start of the new year in a big way. Hayden, who has been in charge of Baldwin’s boys’ and girls’ tennis teams for several years, recently was appointed president of the Board of the Allegheny Mountain District of the United States Tennis Association. Megan Foster ...
Baldwin’s Zewe maintains lofty individual goal despite injury
By Brian Knavish
The season was going so well. Now, it’s a waiting game. Nick Zewe, a junior on the Baldwin wrestling team, began the 2014-15 season in impressive fashion, quickly putting together an 11-2 record. He wrestled in the Southmoreland holiday classic at the end of December, and during the 138-pound weight class semifinal ...
Baldwin cheer squad aiming for sweet success
By Jennifer Goga
A last-minute decision to combine the Baldwin varsity and junior varsity competitive cheerleading squads for the PIAA qualifying meet paid off for the Lady Highlanders. Despite ...
Baldwin-Whitehall school board blocks change to football team coaching staff
By Stephanie Hacke
Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members failed to heed a recommendation from the varsity football coach to make a shift on his coaching staff. Board members voted 4-3 to approve amendments to the district’s extracurricular assignments, but all personnel items require the support of five board members to pass, based on district ...
Baldwin sophomore Hoydick an ‘inspirational’ team member
By Ed Phillipps
Jordan Hoydick does a little bit of everything for the Baldwin gymnastics team. The sophomore has piled up points in all four disciplines to help the ...
Baldwin graduate Wentzel back with Rider women’s basketball team
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin graduate Taylor Wentzel is back with the Rider University women’s basketball program. Not that she really departed from the Lady Broncos’ program. Wentzel, a 5-foot-6 redshirt ...
Gilbert making her point in the backcourt for Baldwin girls basketball team
By Ed Phillipps
When Lauren Gilbert was a freshman who made the Baldwin girls’ varsity basketball team, it was unchartered territory for the youngster. Naturally, she had some ...
Baldwin grad Duchon makes immediate impact at Thiel
By Brian Knavish
Her name is all over the stat sheet, yet she’s only a freshman. Baldwin grad Taylor Duchon is one of the top athletes in the Thiel College women’s basketball program. Primarily playing as a small forward, the 5-foot-11 Duchon is Thiel’s second-leading scorer with 110 points in 12 games, a 9.2 per ...
Baldwin girls advance to PIAA cheerleading finals
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin competitive cheerleaders are returning to Hershey. For the second year in a row, the Lady Highlanders have qualified for the PIAA competitive spirit championships ...
Gorman: Time for Jenkins to tap potential
By Kevin Gorman
Sterling Jenkins spent Wednesday reminiscing about his time at Baldwin, considering it was his last day as a student there. For three-plus years, everyone has ...
Baldwin product provides valuable spark off the bench at Point Park
By Brian Knavish
Point Park University women’s basketball coach Tony Grenek prides himself on the fact that his team doesn’t play one particular style. Rather, Point Park adapts its ...
Thomas Jefferson, Baldwin products lauded by Presidents’ Athletic Conference
By Ray Fisher
Five local products were voted onto “60th anniversary” all-star teams in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference this past fall. They are as follows: • Andy Komar — Thomas Jefferson graduate who was a member of the Washington & Jefferson men’s soccer team from 2001-04. Komar was a three-time All-PAC selection, earning ...
Baldwin hockey player’s career jump-started by ‘Sidney Crosby influence’
By Ed Phillipps
By ice hockey standards, Max Milan was late to the game. He first suited up for an inline squad when he was 12 years old. He took up ice hockey shortly after that, then began playing for traveling teams. “I think Sidney Crosby coming to town (in 2005) sparked an interest in ...
Several South Hills teams collected WPIAL titles in 2014
By Ray Fisher
Happy New Year once again to all area athletes, as well as to our avid readers! Before we leap into the 2015 calendar year, let’s take ...
Baldwin’s Altavilla sparkles in career-high 26-point performance
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin stood toe-to-toe in its Section 4-AAAA tussle last week with visiting Chartiers Valley. But the Colts, ranked No. 2 in Class AAAA by Trib Total ...
South Hills teams aiming for festive results in holiday tournaments
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle High School will be “the place to be” for girls’ basketball early next week. Seton-La Salle is hosting the 2014 Pennsylvania-Ohio Roundball Classic on ...
Baldwin gymnastics team has high hopes
By Ed Phillipps
For most people, winning a state title is as good as it gets. For Josie Karabinos, it’s just the tipping point. The Baldwin senior gymnast returns ...
With numbers up, Baldwin wrestling program looking to build for the future
By Brian Knavish
Baldwin is sending a young wrestling team onto the mat this season, which means the team’s record might reflect that inexperience. However, for the Baldwin wrestling ...
Family atmosphere featured in Baldwin boys basketball program
By Jennifer Goga
When Baldwin coach Joe Urmann handed out T-shirts to team members earlier this season with “FAMILY” emblazoned in purple across the back, he hoped it ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec, Baldwin’s Amanda Larkin
By Brian Graham
Phil Jurkovec School: Pine-Richland Year: Freshman Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Jurkovec scored 23 points, including the game-winner in overtime, to lift the Rams ...
Murawski a natural selection on 60th anniversary football team
By Brian Knavish
Baldwin’s Murawski a natural selection on PAC’s 60th anniversary football team ...
Baldwin soccer product named all-region with Clarion
By Ray Fisher
Clarion senior goalkeeper Laura Saussol, a Baldwin graduate, was honored as a second-team NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Women’s All-Atlantic Region selection. Saussol is believed to ...
Baldwin alum Johnson dives into his new head-coaching role
By Jennifer Goga
The Baldwin boys’ and girls’ swim teams are focusing on long-term goals as they enter the 2014-15 season. Ryan Johnson takes over as head coach after six years as a Baldwin assistant. Johnson is concentrating on recruiting and keeping swimmers year to year. With increased academic pressures on student-athletes, he ...
Announcing whim turns into lifelong passion at Baldwin for Morgan
By Ed Phillipps
Although they had no idea at the time, a sports announcing powerhouse debuted in the early 1960s at California High School. What started off on a whim soon became a lifelong passion for Jim Morgan and John Barbero. The latter, of course, went on to become the Pittsburgh Penguins’ announcer for home ...

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