TribLIVE

| Sports

Connellsville sports page

Apollo-Ridge’s Tipton, Connellsville’s Wiltrout are Pittsburgh Trib’s Athletes of the Year

By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton and Connellsville’s Madison Wiltrout have been named the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. Tre Tipton Apollo-Ridge · Senior ...
Wiltrout picks up prestigious Gatorade award
By Paul Schofield
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 Athlete of the Year. She also is now eligible for the national award. Wiltrout, who won her second consecutive WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA javelin title, ...
Connellsville’s record-setting javelin thrower Wiltrout to undergo elbow surgery
By Jason Black
After winning her second straight state championship and setting a national high school record, Connellsville javelin thrower Madison Wiltrout planned to compete nationally later this ...
Connellsville 3-sport senior Hosfelt wins award
By Jason Black
It certainly is a challenge to play three varsity sports and excel in the classroom. However, Jordan Hosfelt not only met that challenge but also ...
Sankovich humbled by Fayette County hall of fame induction
By Jason Black
For many local sports fans, Tom Sankovich is regarded as a legendary baseball coach who guided Connellsville High School to a state championship in 1989. ...
Sophomore standouts Wiltrout, Geist shine at PIAA meet
By Paul Schofield
SHIPPENSBURG — The WPIAL’s two heralded sophomore throwers showed the rest of the state they can dominate in any weather conditions Friday. Despite battling ...
Connellsville’s Wiltrout sets another record, wins 2nd PIAA title
By Paul Schofield
SHIPPENSBURG — It was a day of varying emotions for Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout on Friday at the PIAA Class AAA track and field championships. …
Connellsville’s Wiltrout follows similar path as GCC great
By Paul Schofield
When Greensburg Central Catholic graduate Colleen Rosensteel was in high school back in the mid 1980s, she dominated the field events at track meets. The four-time ...
Connellsville’s McCrae wins Ruggieri Memorial Scholarship
By Jason Black
The Connellsville Booster Football League gives many local players their start on the gridiron, and through the Pete Ruggieri Memorial Scholarship, some of those players ...
Gorman: Throws give us the ‘chills’
By Kevin Gorman
Morgan DeFloria watched in awe, like everyone else at Baldwin, as Madison Wiltrout showed why she’s the best javelin thrower in high school history. ...
Connellsville’s Wiltrout sets WPIAL championship record in javelin
By Jason Black
One week after breaking a national high school record in the girls javelin with a throw of 185 feet, 8 inches, Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout ...
Gorman: Connellsville’s Wiltrout knows ‘how to throw a javelin’
By Kevin Gorman
Madison Wiltrout’s record-setting story starts with a Google search, a YouTube video and a javelin toss on an 80-acre cattle farm in Connellsville. Don’t ...
Connellsville baseball team falls to California in season finale
By Jason Black
The Connellsville baseball team didn’t accomplish all of its goals this season. The Falcons came up short in their quest for a playoff spot, but ...
Connellsville star sophomore Wiltrout sets national javelin mark
By Jason Black
Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout needed just one throw to qualify for the WPIAL Class AAA championships in the javelin at the Central Qualifier on Thursday ...
Connellsville girls softball team shuts out Albert Gallatin
By Jason Black
After the Connellsville girls softball team was eliminated from playoff contention, coach Felicia Domasky instituted a new set of goals for the team as it ...
Knoch’s Geist shines at Baldwin Invitational
By Chris Harlan
Suddenly, 70 feet doesn’t seem so far. With the old record-holder among the shot put crowd, Knoch sophomore Jordan Geist broke a stadium record with ...
Connellsville’s Sankovich gets call to Fayette County Hall of Fame
By Jason Black
On Wednesday, the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame announced its seventh class of inductees at a social held at the Ivory Ballroom in Uniontown. Nine ...
Connellsville softball eliminated from playoff contention after 10-0 loss to Norwin
By Jason Black
It’s been a difficult season for the Connellsville softball team, and the Falcons’ very slim hopes of qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs were ...
Latrobe baseball routs Connellsville to move closer to WPIAL playoff berth
By Jason Black
For the Connellsville baseball team, hitting a late-season rough patch at home may prove to be its downfall in its quest to qualify for the ...
Athletes set 6 meet records at Fayette County championship
By Jason Black
It was a record-setting day for area athletes competing in the annual Fayette County Track Coaches Association Championship Meet on Saturday at Laurel Highlands. Six meet ...
Penn-Trafford softball routs Connellsville, 14-3
By Jason Black
With its playoff hopes slipping away, the Connellsville softball team needed a big-time effort and a clutch Section 1-AAAA victory against visiting Penn-Trafford on Tuesday. The ...
Norwin baseball uses 2-out hitting to double up Connellsville
By Jason Black
There were plenty of opportunities to score runs in Wednesday’s Section 2-AAAA baseball game between Connellsville and visiting Norwin. The difference in the game was ...
Connellsville baseball clips Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
The Connellsville and Penn-Trafford baseball teams were put to a mental test even before they took the field for Tuesday’s Section 2-AAAA game at Connellsville. ...
Connellsville’s Wiltrout continues to better javelin marks
By Paul Schofield
Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout doesn’t hide the fact that she likes to win at anything she does. When she was warming up for the javelin at ...
Defending state champ Wiltrout shines in loss to Uniontown
By Jason Black
With county meets, invitationals, and WPIAL and PIAA championships coming up over the next two months, there are plenty of big track and field meets ...

Top high school stories