Connellsville Sports

New Connellsville coach inherits an experienced roster

Bumped up from Quad-A to Class 5A's Big East 9 Conference and scheduled to face several new opponents, Connellsville will honor its 1991 WPIAL championship ...

Beaver Falls' Perretta, Connellsville's Wiltrout chase gold at states

Beaver Falls senior Dom Perretta and Connellsville junior Madison Wiltrout captured their third titles Thursday at the WPIAL track and field championships. It actually was Perretta's ...

Knoch's Geist breaks 44-year-old WPIAL shot put record

The oldest WPIAL Class AAA track and field record is now history. That's because Knoch junior Jordan Geist threw the shot put 72 feet, 7 inches ...

Rain doesn't slow standouts at Baldwin Invitational

Normally it would be considered a hindrance to one of her specialty races, but when the rain started to fall before the 100-meter hurdles at ...

Connellsville's Wiltrout makes victorious return at Lady Spartan Invitational 

It turned out to be an exciting Friday for Connellsville junior Madison Wiltrout. Not only did she return to action for the first time since winning ...

Wiltrout picks up prestigious Gatorade award

You can chalk up another honor for Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout. On Wednesday, she learned she was named the 2015 Gatorade Pennsylvania Girls Track and Field ...

Wiltrout earns spots at U.S. Olympic Team Trials

During the spring of 2015, Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout established herself as one of the top young javelin throwers in the nation. Her dominance was verified ...

Connellsville assistant wrestling coaches glad to give back to program

At Connellsville, wrestling runs deep. Over the years, the Falcons have turned out countless high-quality athletes who have gone on to be successful in many ...

Host of competitors shine at Fayette County swim meet

The Fayette County swim meet traditionally brings out some of the best performances among area swimmers. Tuesday's annual showdown among Laurel Highlands, Uniontown and host ...

Top-ranked Belle Vernon routs Connellsville in season-opener

Losing by 41 points certainly doesn't put a smile on the face of Connellsville wrestling coach Tom Dolde. Yet, Dolde understands that the season is ...

Connellsville wrestling team hopes to grow throughout season

When the Connellsville wrestling team begins this season, the Falcons might not be dominant. A number of factors have contributed to Connellsville trying to learn ...

Elizabeth Forward girls start fast, hold off Connellsville

Having won both of their games at the Fayette County Coaches Association Tip-off Tournament, the Connellsville girls basketball team came into Monday's home opener against ...

Shipley's late 3-pointer leads Connellsville past Laurel Highlands

With his team trailing by two in the final minute of Friday's season-opening game against Laurel Highlands, Connellsville boys basketball coach Andy Hedrick opted not ...

Connellsville boys expecting to compete for postseason spot

In his second season with the Connellsville boys basketball team, coach Andy Hedrick understands the Falcons are an unfinished product. "We're still rebuilding," Hedrick said. "Last ...

Connellsville girls ready to compete for playoffs spot

When Ken Johnson took over the Connellsville girls basketball team two years ago, he knew it would take time for the program to develop into ...

Connellsville swimmers expect numbers to work in their favor this season

For fifth-year Connellsville swim coach Marie Nedley, the season can't start soon enough. Nedley has plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Connellsville boys ...

Connellsville football coach McDonald resigns after 5 seasons

Dave McDonald, who has coached the Connellsville football team for the past five seasons, is resigning. McDonald met with members of the team Thursday to ...

Connellsville hangs on for win to dash Altoona's playoff hopes

In terms of the playoffs, Connellsville had nothing to play for in Friday's season finale against visiting Altoona. The Mountain Lions, however, were fighting for ...

Armstrong rallies in all 3 sets, ousts Connellsville from WPIAL volleyball playoffs

Starting fast wasn't a problem for the Connellsville volleyball team in Wednesday's WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff match against Armstrong at Hempfield. Defeating the ...

DC Picks: Looking to continue strong finish after perfect week

Last Week: 6-0 Overall: 39-8 Throughout the middle of the high school football season, DC Picks went through a couple of down weeks. ...

Fox Chapel boys soccer scores in 1st minute, eases past Connellsville

The Connellsville boys soccer team had a fine season. The Falcons racked up their second consecutive 10-win campaign and reached the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs ...

Connellsville, Frazier learn volleyball playoff opponents

The Connellsville and Frazier girls volleyball teams will begin their quest for a title this week with the start of the WPIAL playoffs. The pairings ...

Kiski Area downs Connellsville to improve playoff positioning

After what might be Kiski Area's final game at Davis Field, coach Dave Heavner stood alone, taking in the moment. "There was a lot of love ...

Daily Courier football Q and A: Connellsville's Lucas White

Throughout the 2015 season, the Connellsville football team has relied extensively on its ground game. The Falcons knew they had reliable running backs in seniors ...

Mt. Pleasant to host soccer doubleheader Saturday

It will be a busy day of playoff soccer at Mt. Pleasant on Saturday. The WPIAL released its playoff soccer pairings for all classifications on Wednesday, ...


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