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Hempfield girls win 4th straight title at WPIAL track championships

By Paul Schofield
Hempfield track coach Ron Colland usually likes a big meet to be determined before the final race. On Monday, however, he was hoping for the opposite ...
High school baseball teams relish opportunity to play at PNC Park
By John Harris
In the midst of playing a baseball game at PNC Park, Hempfield catcher Eric Loucks permitted his mind to drift. Accustomed to less glamorous surroundings at ...
Hempfield star Holmberg happy to return
By Bill West
The recovery plan from a right-knee injury suffered last September will require Hempfield senior Maddie Holmberg to remain grounded for the next few weeks, but ...
HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles
By Tribune-Review
Monday’s WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams. On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try for a three-peat, while recent champs Hempfield, Canon-McMillan and Butler also will compete. The group has combined to win the past nine titles. In Class AA, ...
Hempfield girls lacrosse makes quick transition
By Devon Moore
When you’re on the right road, sometimes you can take your hands off the wheel and let the car drive itself. When Hempfield girls lacrosse coach Greg Palmerio inherited a team rich in talent and experience this spring, that’s exactly what he did. “It’s a really good group of girls,” said ...
Hempfield’s Holmberg, Franklin Regional’s Kemerer honored at awards banquet
By Paul Schofield
Hempfield senior Maddie Holmberg can add another first to her already impressive resume. She and her dad, Rob, became the first parent/child in 59 years ...
Monessen’s Bolton sprints to MVP honors at WCCA track meet
By Paul Schofield
When you run track at a small school, you look forward to competing against athletes from larger ones. That’s what happened to Monessen junior ...
Hempfield boys, girls track teams riding high after invitational
By Alex Oltmanns
Track and field is largely an individual sport, but at the Lady Spartan/Wildcat Invitational on Friday at Latrobe Memorial Stadium, Hempfield received complete team efforts ...
Hempfield boys volleyball rebounds from slow start
By Devon Moore
Hempfield boys volleyball coach Chris Dinkel has planted the seeds for growth within his program. But he isn’t about to stand around and watch it ...
Hempfield’s Harrell, Norwin’s Gribble named Greensburg Tribune-Review Basketball Players of the Year
By Bill Hartlep and Paul Schofield
BOYS PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kason Harrell Hempfield 6-3, Sr., GUARD There were times this season opposing coaches tried to stop Hempfield senior Kason Harrell with ...
Hempfield tennis team under new direction
By Andrew John
A new era begins for Hempfield boys tennis as Ray McCanna takes over the program for Jerry Way, who will still remain involved as a volunteer coach. The Spartans, who finished 7-5 in Section 1-AAA last season, return only one starter and have just one senior on the team. Luke Persin, ...
Hempfield baseball chasing 3rd straight section title
By Alex Oltmanns
The early stages of the regular season are an important time for the Hempfield baseball team. Not afforded with the luxury of spring training, WPIAL teams ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Jeannette’s Tony Mash, Hempfield’s Morgan Ryan
By Andrew John
Tony Mash School: Jeannette Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Mash, after striking out the first 10 batters he faced, finished with 14 strikeouts ...
Nominees announced for Westmoreland County Scholar-Athlete awards
By Paul Schofield
Westmoreland County Senior Judge John J. Driscoll can still see Atlanta Braves’ first baseman Sid Bream sliding home to defeat the Pirates in the 1992 National League Championship Series. It was gut-wrenching loss for him and many Pirates fans. The manager of that Pirates team, Jim Leyland, who also managed ...
Franklin Regional’s Lee named Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year
By Paul Schofield
Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee did something this year that many in his shoes might not have — wrestled at a higher weight so his ...
Hempfield softball motivated after missing playoffs
By Alex Oltmanns
After missing the postseason for the first time in 31 years, the Hempfield softball team and coach Bob Kalp and are in an unfamiliar position heading into 2015. “I told the kids at the beginning of this year after we had our team meeting, I said, I really don’t know how ...
Trout’s return from illness carries Hempfield to runner-up finish at bowling championships
By Alex Oltmanns
After finishing sixth at the WPIBL championships a month ago, the Hempfield boys bowling team needed a boost heading into the regional championships. With the return ...
Hempfield bowlers take 2nd at state tournament
By Staff Reports
Hempfield 2nd at state bowling tournament The Hempfield boys bowling team came close to winning a Pennsylvania high school championship Saturday at 222 Dutch Lanes in Ephrata. In the end, it came down to 12 pins. Hempfield lost to Neshaminy, 2-1, in the championship match. The Spartans lost the first game ...
After appearance in PIHL final four, Hempfield hockey has promising future
By Andrew John
The Hempfield hockey team was trying to recreate its own version of the Miracle on Ice with the adversity it faced this season, ending up ...
Longtime Westminster coach’s influence is felt in WPIAL basketball
By Chris Harlan
There to watch a high school game that drew a few thousand, Ron Galbreath squeezed into the crowd at Geneva College’s field house and rooted ...
Hempfield senior basketball players compiled 78 wins in decorated high school careers
By Kevin Lohman
After winning 19 of its first 20 games to start the season, the Hempfield boys basketball team stumbled toward the end of its 2015 campaign, ...
Defending champion Quaker Valley reaches PIHL Class A final again
By George Guido
Quaker Valley needed some overtime, short-handed heroics to get back to the PIHL Class A title game. Junior Connor Quinn, with his team trying to stop ...
‘Future is bright’ for Hempfield girls basketball program
By Andrew John
With championship aspirations, the Hempfield girls basketball team had hopes of returning to the WPIAL championship game this season. But those dreams were cut short. The Spartans, ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hempfield’s Sam Krivus, Greensburg C.C.’s Nikki Adisey
By Andrew John
Sam Krivus School: Hempfield Sport: Wrestling Year: Senior Claim to fame: Krivus (43-0), a Virginia recruit, defeated Penn-Trafford’s Cameron Coy, 1-0, to capture the ...
HS highlight reel: Roundball Classic set for April 18
By Tribune-Review
The top scorers in the area will be on display April 18 at the Roundball Classic all-star games at Geneva College. Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell ...

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