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Connellsville stops host Hempfield, 34-26

By Les Harvath
After Connellsville’s 34-26 Quad East victory over host Hempfield at Spartan Stadium, Connellsville coach Dave McDonald didn’t need many words to describe the impact of …
DC Picks: Connellsville area teams favored
By Dc Picks
Last week: 5-1 Season: 15-3 DC Picks has been a model of consistency during the first three weeks of the season. He’s picked up five wins in each of those weeks and is looking for another strong effort in Week 4. Maybe without that one loss this week though? Connellsville …
Daily Courier Q&A: Connellsville’s Luke Bigham
By Jason Black
Connellsville senior Luke Bigham has been playing the best football of his scholastic career, according to Falcons coach Dave McDonald. “Luke is one of these …
Connellsville hopes to keep rolling
By Jason Black
When the Connellsville football team was jogging off the field following its 21-7 victory over Latrobe in Week 3, Falcons coach Dave  McDonald called it …
Connellsville uses big plays to beat Latrobe
By Jason Black
After suffering two blowout losses on the road to Quad East heavyweights McKeesport and Penn-Trafford, Connellsville was in desperate need of some home cooking, and …
Winless Connellsville looks to get on track in home opener
By Alex Oltmanns
After dropping a pair of road games to two of WPIAL Class AAAA’s elite football teams to start the season, Connellsville will host a game …
DC Picks: Connellsville sets sights on 1st victory
By Tribune-Review
Last Week: 5-1 Season: 10-2 For the second week in a row, DC Picks posted a 5-1 record. That’s not bad, but DC Picks wants perfection. He’ll try again in Week 3. Latrobe at Connellsville It has been a tough go for the Connellsville early on. The Falcons have gone …
Penn-Trafford waltzes past Connellsville, 45-7
By Thomas Zuck
No. 3 Penn-Trafford scored touchdowns on five consecutive possessions and downed visiting Connellsville, 45-7, on Friday in a Quad East game. The Warriors (2-0, 2-0) were led by Devin Austin’s 126 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Brett Laffoon completed 8 of 14 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown. …
Connellsville boys cross country aims to better last season’s 8-1 mark
By Jason Black
The Connellsville cross country program lost some fine leaders to graduation, but coach Pat Mullaney believes that 2014 can be another successful season for his …
Connellsville football team faces another tough test versus Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
A 29-point defeat was not how the Connellsville football team wanted to start the 2014 season. However, Falcons coach Dave McDonald made it a point …
DC Picks looks to build on strong start
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Season: 5-1 DC Picks had a decent week to start the season. In fact, the one game he missed, he’s glad he did considering it turned out to be an unexpected win for Laurel Highlands. Congratulations to not only the Mustangs, but the Commodores, Scotties and Vikings …
Connellsville boys soccer team sets sights on postseason
By Jason Black
Coming into last season, Connellsville boys soccer coach Jason Rice had a simple goal of seeing the Falcons win a section game. Winning a section …
McKeesport’s Hudson sets career high in rout of Connellsville
By Dave Mackall
Khaleke Hudson had to think about the question for a minute, but the smile that crept onto his face provided an answer. Had Hudson ever produced 300-yard rushing games in football before? “Yes, yes, I did,” the McKeesport junior said after gaining a high school career-high 346 yards and scoring …
Connellsville’s Knopsnider will split time on both sides of ball this season
By Jason Black
Dylan Knopsnider knows if the Connellsville football team is to be successful, there has to be a lot of leadership. In his senior season, Knopsnider …
Connellsville faces tough opening test with No. 5 McKeesport
By Jason Black
One of the first objectives for any high school football team is to start the season strong. The Connellsville football team appears to have accomplished …
Daily Courier Q&A: Connellsville’s Dylan McCrae
By Jason Black
Connellsville senior Dylan McCrae will be a third-year starter along the offensive line for the Falcons this season as they prepare for the season opener …
Connellsville hopes mental toughness leads team back to playoffs
By Jason Black
In 2011, Connellsville appeared to be on the verge of becoming a perennial playoff contender in the Quad East. However, the team seemed to take …
Falcons focused on  cutting down mistakes
By Jason Black
Two straight two-wins seasons have not shattered the Falcons’ confidence in their ability to return to the playoffs in 2014. Although Connellsville had talent in …
Connellsville volleyball team looks to build on strong season
By Jason Black
During his first season as coach of the Connellsville girls volleyball team, Casey O’Brien guided the Falcons to a third-place finish in Section 2-AAA and …
Belle Vernon golfer Lubriani wins Fayette County tournament
By Staff Reports
Many area golf teams officially started the 2014 season by participating in the annual Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament on Friday at Uniontown’s Duck Hollow Golf Club. The top 10 finishers earned all-county honors for the  18-hole event. Leading the field was Belle Vernon’s Mike Lubriani, who finished with a …
Falcons tennis team looking to learn on the fly
By Jason Black
The Connellsville girls tennis team is much a work in progress, especially considering the team lost all seven of its regular starters from last year’s …
Youthful Connellsville golf team builds toward future
By Jason Black
The Connellsville boys golf team is entering a transition period, and coach Brent Rockwell knows the Falcons will be using much of the upcoming season …
3 candidates vie to be Connellsville’s quarterback
By Jason Black
For the past four high school football seasons, there hasn’t been any question as to who would be Connellsville’s quarterback on Friday nights. Jade Maher …
Spectacular catch ends Connellsville softball season on high note
By Les Harvath
Playing right field for the Connellsville Area Lady Falcons softball team on Senior Night, Sadie Wombacker picked the perfect stage to excite the crowd. Even though her Falcons would be denied a playoff berth, Wombacker, in her first season with the squad, picked the right moment to display her defensive …
Bosnic resigns as Connellsville boys coach
By Jason Black
Citing personal reasons, Dan Bosnic resigned as coach of the Connellsville boys basketball team. The Connellsville School Board is expected to accept Bosnic’s resignation at …

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