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Connellsville assistant wrestling coaches glad to give back to program

By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Jason Black
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
By Tribune-Review
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
By Jason Black
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
By Staff Reports
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 for all three classifications were announced by the WPIAL on Monday. The Falcons (10-4, 8-4) finished in second place in Section 1-AAA and will play Armstrong ...
Kiski Area downs Connellsville to improve playoff positioning
By Dave Yohe
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 in the air tonight,” he said. “It was senior night. It was Kiski Area football alumni night. It may be the last regular season game ...
Daily Courier football Q and A: Connellsville’s Lucas White
By Jason Black
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
By Staff Reports
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, and both Mt. Pleasant squads will be in action at home to start the playoffs this weekend. The Connellsville boys, the only other local team to ...
Connellsville football looks to finish season strong
By Jason Black
Connellsville, like any other high school football team, begins its season with goals. For the Falcons, one goal in particular will not be realized this ...
Once a doormat, Connellsville boys soccer team earns 2nd straight playoff spot
By Jason Black
When Jason Rice took over as coach of the Connellsville boys soccer team six years ago, his first goal had nothing to do with wins ...
Connellsville eliminated from playoff contention after loss to Norwin
By Jason Black
The Connellsville football team couldn’t have asked for a better start to Friday’s must-win Quad East showdown with visiting Norwin. The Falcons scored touchdowns on ...
Frazier’s Marteny, Brownsville’s Vance win Fayette Co. cross country titles
By Jason Black
A late surge to a title and the realization of a long-term goal were just some of the highlights from the Fayette County cross country ...
DC Picks looks to improve
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 4-2 Overall: 28-7 It was another so-so week for DC Picks, but he was happy to see teams like Frazier and Mt. Pleasant come up with big wins on the road in Week 6. The games get bigger down the stretch, so here we go with ...
Connellsville returns home in search of win over Norwin to stay in contention
By Joe Sager
Connellsville clings to slim WPIAL Class AAAA playoff hopes. In order to claim one of the Quad East’s five postseason spots — or a Quad-A wildcard ...
Plum overcomes turnovers, penalties to roll past Connellsville
By R.A. Monti
Plum put up big numbers in the right and wrong places in its 49-23 Class AAAA Quad East Conference win over Connellsville on Friday night. To go with the points, the Mustangs (5-1, 4-1) had nearly 300 yards of offense but lost 135 yards on 16 penalties. “We have to ...
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