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Connellsville holds off Kiski Area for big win

By Jason Black
Under ideal circumstances, the Connellsville boys basketball team would have taken the large lead it built in the third quarter against Section 1-AAAA rival Kiski ...
Connellsville seniors shine as Falcons rout Kiski Area 58-17
By Jason Black
Connellsville’s girls basketball team has had its share of tough times this season, but Thursday’s Section 1-AAAA game against Kiski Area turned out to be ...
Connellsville, Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant learn playoff foes
By Staff Reports
The Connellsville, Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant wrestling teams will each compete Wednesday in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. In Class AAA, Connellsville finished as the Section 2 runner-up and will travel to Franklin Regional for a first-round match against West Allegheny, the third seed from Section 4. The winner ...
Norwin boys sink 10 3-pointers to derail Connellsville
By Jason Black
Neither the Connellsville nor Norwin boys basketball team could say it played a complete Section 1-AAAA game Friday at Connellsville. However, the Knights’ strong first ...
Despite loss, Falcons improve play against Norwin
By Jason Black
When the Connellsville and Norwin girls basketball teams met in early December, the Knights walked all over the Falcons on their way to a 68-21 ...
Connellsville wrestlers handle Albert Gallatin
By Jason Black
Although the score may have indicated otherwise, Wednesday’s Section 2-AAA (2A) match against Albert Gallatin provided a nice test for the Connellsville wrestling team. Connellsville won, ...
Connellsville senior Connell makes most of his chance, helps beat Albert Gallatin
By Jason Black
Under less than ideal circumstances, the Connellsville boys basketball team may have found a major weapon to use for the rest of the season. Playing without ...
Connellsville girls basketball team routs Albert Gallatin, 62-9
By Jason Black
The Connellsville girls basketball team hopes to make a strong push for a playoff spot in Section 1-AAAA. To do that, the Falcons have to ...
Connellsville hockey program undergoes rebuilding phase
By Jason Black 10:07 p.m.
There is a void on the local high school sports landscape this winter. For the first time since the mid-1990s, Connellsville is without a varsity ...
Prestigious Powerade tourney is year-round process
By Doug Gulasy 9:30 p.m.
Tommy Dolde has plenty of good memories of the Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament. As a wrestler at Connellsville during the 1980s, Dolde placed three times at ...
Hempfield offense leans on shooting to get past Connellsville
By Jason Black
During the first minute of Tuesday’s Section 1-AAAA boys basketball game between Hempfield and host Connellsville, a bank of lights went out as the Spartans ...
Connellsville wrestling tunes up for duals by routing Thomas Jefferson
By Jason Black
The members of the Connellsville wrestling team will have a full day of action Saturday at the Franklin Regional Duals. The Falcons are guaranteed to face ...
Connellsville wrestlers motivated in Section 2 victory
By Jason Black
Losing to Belle Vernon last week was not the way the Connellsville wrestling team wanted to start the 2014-15 season, but the Falcons seem intent ...
Connellsville can’t overcome poor 2nd quarter in loss to Latrobe
By Jason Black
Connellsville’s boys basketball team is in the process of trying to develop into a winner, but one of the biggest problems coach Andy Hedrick is ...
Connellsville girls basketball team loses to Latrobe, 49-46
By Jason Black
Missed opportunities were the culprit in several of the losses that stung the Connellsville girls basketball team last season, and it appears missed opportunities continue ...
Connellsville boys, Mt. Pleasant girls swim to wins
By Jason Black
Connellsville swim coach Marie Nedley and Mt. Pleasant coach Sandy Felice each saw what they wanted to see during Thursday’s nonsection meet between the teams ...
BVA overpowers Connellsville Area, 46-18
By Jeff Oliver
A year ago, Belle Vernon Area made history when it defeated Connellsville Area in wrestling for the first time in school history on the Falcons’ ...
Laurel Highlands edges Connellsville boys in Hedrick’s debut
By Jason Black
Andy Hedrick’s debut as coach of the Connellsville boys basketball team did not go the way he had hoped. After getting out to an 8-0 lead ...
Connellsville boys basketball team adjusts to new coach
By Jason Black
Whenever a change takes place, a period of adjustment is bound to follow. The Connellsville boys basketball team is in that transition phase as it ...
Connellsville girls basketball looks for returners to be leaders in 2014-15
By Jason Black
Looking at the record of the Connellsville girls basketball team during the 2013-14 season, it might appear as though the Falcons were not competitive under ...
Connellsville wrestlers hope to meet program’s standard of excellence
By Jason Black
By Connellsville wrestling standards, the 2013-14 season was below average. This season, the goal for the Falcons is to return to the high standard of ...
Connellsville swim squads looking forward to new season with confidence
By Jason Black
For the Connellsville swim team, a steady, positive progression has been the goal under four-year coach Marie Nedley. Early indications are that the Falcons are on ...
Winter sports seasons begin with conditioning, team chemistry
By Jason Black
On Monday, high school basketball, wrestling and swim teams officially could begin practice for the start of the 2014-15 winter season. For many teams, the time ...
Hedrick trying to get Connellsville basketball up to speed
By Jason Black
New Connellsville boys basketball coach Andy Hedrick is putting on the miles in an effort to get the Falcons up to speed. Hedrick was hired as an assistant principal and boys basketball coach at Connellsville Senior High School on Oct. 8. Consequently, Hedrick must do his best to get the ...
Pine-Richland rolls past Connellsville in 1st round
By Ed Phillipps
The Connellsville football team was on the wrong side of history Friday night. Top-seeded Pine-Richland scored a 63-6 victory over the 16th-seeded Falcons in the ...

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