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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 ...
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 ...
Connellsville coach McDonald looks forward to facing top seed Pine-Richland
By Jason Black
Finishing the regular season with just three wins was not what the Connellsville football team was hoping for in 2014. However, the Falcons were hoping ...
DC Picks: Picks pumped up for playoffs
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-0 Overall: 43-9 After two straight weeks of perfect picks, DC Picks is primed for a deep run into the playoffs. DC Picks believes he is peaking at the right time and hopes the same is true for the Falcons, Vikings, Commodores and Mustangs as they ...
Connellsville, Laurel Highlands will open WPIAL playoffs on the road
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its playoff football brackets Monday night, and all 32 first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant, Frazier and Laurel Highlands qualified for the postseason. As expected, Connellsville and Laurel Highlands will open the playoffs on the road against top-seeded teams. Mt. Pleasant and Frazier ...
Connellsville reaches playoff despite blowout loss
By Jim Lane
The Connellsville football team had hopes of ending the regular season with a Quad East victory on the road over Altoona on Friday night. That didn’t happen as the Lions cruised to a 42-6 victory at Mansion Park. However, despite the loss, there was light at the end of the ...
Daily Courier Q&A: Connellsville’s Kevin Koontz
By Jason Black
Connellsville senior Kevin Koontz has been a fixture on Connellsville’s offensive line for three years and has been a starter at defensive tackle this season. ...
Connellsville focuses on nailing down playoff berth
By Jason Black
It’s amazing how the fortunes of a high school football team can change from week to week. After three straight losses, Connellsville looked to be out ...
DC Picks: Playoff picture begins to take shape
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 6-0 Overall: 38-9 So it all comes down to this. Connellsville, Laurel Highlands and Southmoreland still are battling to get into the playoffs, while Mt. Pleasant, and Frazier are fighting for playoff positioning. With so much on the line in Week 9, DC Picks can’t wait to see ...
Connellsville falls to Seneca Valley in first-round soccer playoff game
By Jerry Clark
While notching its first playoff appearance in boys soccer history was an accomplishment for Connellsville, the prize for that feat was a date with perennial WPIAL playoff participant Seneca Valley. The Raiders shut out the Falcons, 4-0, in Class AAA. Seneca Valley made the postseason as the Section 2 champions with a ...
Connellsville stays in playoff hunt with win over Kiski Area
By Jason Black
In its two prior home games, Connellsville hadn’t done much to impress the fans at Connellsville Stadium. But that changed Friday as the Falcons played ...
DC Picks: Time to ramp up game in preparation for postseason
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Overall: 32-9 It was a good bounce-back week for DC Picks. With two weeks remaining in the regular season, DC Picks hopes he can step up his game, just like the local teams making their final push for the playoffs. Here’s what DC Picks has lined up ...
Connellsville boys soccer making playoff debut Monday
By Jason Black
The WPIAL released its playoff soccer pairings Wednesday, and for the first time ever, the Connellsville boys team was part of the bracket. The Falcons will make their postseason debut when they visit Seneca Valley at 8 p.m. Monday. “It’s a pretty big step for us,” Connellsville coach Jason Rice said. “That ...
Connellsville facing Kiski Area with playoff hopes on thin ice
By Jason Black
When the Connellsville football team played Central Catholic in Week 5, the Falcons wanted to use the nonconference game as a chance to improve on ...

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