Hempfield Sports

Greensburg Salem's Howard sets meet record, earns 4 medals at WCCA championships

Greensburg Salem senior Julia Howard had a busy day Saturday at the Westmoreland County Coaches' Association track and field championships. Howard set a meet record in ...

Long winning streak helps Hempfield baseball take control of Section 2-AAAA

When the preseason baseball rankings were released last month, Hempfield wasn't mentioned to challenge for the Section 2-AAAA title. But after they put together a 10-game ...

Thanks to Hempfield co-op, Jeannette's Spino gets chance to excel on track

Seth Spino didn't know how he would be received when he showed up at Hempfield for track and field practice his freshman year. Jeannette had just ...

Gorman: Hempfield softball star Ryan honors father

The Hempfield softball team took a bus straight from their April 12 game at Connellsville to Barnhart Funeral Home in Greensburg. Still wearing their uniforms, ...

First-year Hempfield coach weaves physics into turning around boys volleyball program

Kyle Turkalj's first season as the Hempfield boys volleyball coach has been about finding an angle with his new team. Specifically, the angles of incidence ...

New coach's revamped offense sparks Hempfield girls lacrosse to 4-0 start

After she took over the Hempfield girls lacrosse program earlier this year, coach Mandy Ormsby expected her rookie season to be a rebuilding effort. She ...

Hempfield's Fox chasing school pole vault record, also excelling in javelin 

Hayden Fox has a vision. The Hempfield junior wants to become a two-time PIAA Class AAA champion in the pole vault and would like to clear ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Hempfield's Matt Tarabek, Southmoreland's Adeline Nicholson

Matt Tarabek School: Hempfield Sport: Baseball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Tarabek, who has committed to Fordham, was 3 for 4 with a double and ...

Talent-laden roster has defending WPIAL champ Hempfield vying for repeat

On a preseason questionnaire completed by high school coaches to help this newspaper better cover area teams, Bob Kalp wrote in the section about expectations: ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL softball season

Class AAAA Preseason top five Team (2015 record) 1. Hempfield (20-3) 2. Shaler (16-6) 3. North Allegheny (22-3) 4. Seneca Valley (15-4) 5. Baldwin (14-5) Section favorites 1. Hempfield: ...

Hempfield's Thomas, Butler's McCue win regional bowling titles

Hempfield's Bill Thomas was the ninth seed and Butler's Ashley McCue 10th after six games in the qualifying round of the Western Pennsylvania regional bowling ...

'Week Zero' option allows Hempfield, Greensburg Salem football to again face off

When the WPIAL announced the new conferences earlier this week, many thought some rivalries would be lost. But in Westmoreland County, it actually rekindled some old ...

WPIAL football teams to be tested by unfamiliar foes

West Allegheny football coach Bob Palko won't take his team to Montour or Blackhawk or Hopewell next season. His Indians visited almost every year in ...

Team effort carries No. 5 Pine-Richland to win over Hempfield

The last time the Pine-Richland girls basketball team took the court, Amanda Kalin scored a career-high 41 points and willed the Rams to a close ...

Hempfield swimmer Sternick will have opportunity to compete in variety of events at Dickinson College

Hempfield senior Molly Sternick will face a dilemma on the Dickinson College women's swimming team next season that she should appreciate. Dickinson coach Paul Richards said ...

Hempfield's OT free-throw shooting paves way to playoff win over Peters Township

When Hempfield girls basketball coach Aaron Epps looked at the WPIAL brackets when they were released Feb. 9, he said Section 1-AAAA was disrespected again. Even ...

Hempfield claims WPIBL boys team title

The Hempfield boys bowling team is back atop the WPIBL after winning its third league championship in the past six years Wednesday at Noble Manor ...

Hempfield cheer teams claim national titles

The Hempfield Area Competitive Cheer team boasts a pair of national titles after taking first place in two events at the Universal Cheerleaders Association National ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: GCC's Tyler White, Hempfield's Michelle Burns

Tyler White School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: White, who is averaging 13.5 points, scored 30 to lead Greensburg ...

Hempfield hockey team continues to play through injuries, inexperience

Shaking the intimidation factor required the right mentality for freshman forward Jared Gerger and the Hempfield hockey team. Even if the Spartans didn't look formidable, ...

Three's company for Hempfield boys basketball team

Zak Mesich made sure his first start of the season was something special for himself and his team. Hempfield made a school-record 20 3-pointers on Friday, ...

In midst of 5-game losing streak, Hempfield boys on edge of playoff contention

It is a rarity in recent years that the Hempfield boys basketball team has fallen short of the WPIAL playoffs. Count this season as one ...

Tribune-Review Westmoreland athletes of the week: Norwin's Anthony DelleFemine, Hempfield's Aubree Halusic

Anthony DelleFemine School: Norwin Sport: Basketball Year: Junior Claim to fame: DelleFemine, who is averaging 18.2 points, scored 26 to lead Norwin (10-5, 5-2) to ...

Kiski Area boys make playoff push by knocking off Hempfield

After winning just one Section 1-AAAA game during the first half of the season, the Kiski Area boys feel they can put together a push ...

Hempfield wrestlers look to maintain winning tradition

Hempfield wrestling began this season without a returning state qualifier, the first time that's happened since 2005. According to 11-year coach Vince DeAugustine, himself a four-time ...


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