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Tough day for Connellsville wrestlers in regional quarterfinals

By Paul Schofield
Connellsville wrestling has seen better days at the WPIAL/PIAA Class AAA Southwest Regional. The Falcons went winless in the quarterfinals Friday at Penn Hills. Falling in the ...
Connellsville’s Kenney wins, pushes toward state berth
By Jason Black
Connellsville senior Tyler Kenney knows he has to be better. Kenney didn’t wrestle his best match to start the WPIAL Class AAA Championships/PIAA Southwest Regional ...
Connellsville wrestlers ready for WPIAL tournament
By Jason Black
With the 2-AAA Sectionals now in the rearview mirror, eight members of the Connellsville wrestling team have turned their attention to the next step on ...
Connellsville wrestlers ready to return to mat
By Jason Black
Saturday will mark two weeks since members of the Connellsville wrestling team stepped onto the mat for a competitive match. But when the Falcons return ...
Connellsville swimming takes quality, quantity to WPIAL championships
By Jason Black
The Connellsville swim program has had quality swimmers competing in the WPIAL Class AAA Championships in recent years. But this year, the Falcons also will ...
Connellsville senior divers ready for WPIAL championships
By Jason Black
Connellsville seniors Luke Kisiel and Jordan Hosfelt know how to make goals become reality. At the start of the winter sports season, Kisiel and Hosfelt ...
Swimmers brace for WPIALs after LH sweeps tri-meet
By Jason Black
It’s not officially called the Fayette County Meet, but when the Connellsville, Laurel Highlands and Uniontown swim teams get together for their annual tri-meet, you ...
Connellsville boys basketball team upends Mt. Pleasant, 53-35
By Jason Black
There were plenty of similarities between the Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant boys basketball teams this season, and the squads ended the campaign with a nonsection ...
Penn-Trafford boosts playoff hopes with win at Connellsville
By Jason Black
The Connellsville boys basketball team had a chance to clinch a playoff berth in Friday’s Section 1-AAAA senior night showdown with visiting Penn-Trafford. But when ...
Connellsville girls fall short against Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
In their last home game of the season, the members of the Connellsville girls basketball team gave the home fans plenty to cheer about during ...
Connellsville falls short in WPIAL Class AAA wrestling quarterfinals
By Jason Black
Connellsville battled to earn an opportunity to compete in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling playoffs Wednesday at Franklin Regional. But once in ...
Connellsville, Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant ready for WPIAL wrestling playoffs
By Jason Black
The WPIAL wrestling playoffs represent a chance to compete for a championship. But for Connellsville, Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant, the postseason also serves as a ...
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
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
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 ...

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