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Hempfield track standout picks Eastern Michigan

By Paul Schofield
It took awhile, but Hempfield senior sprinter Jasmine Jones finally has found the college she wanted: Eastern Michigan. Jones said the process took a little …
Hempfield’s Adams, Holmberg named Greensburg Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year
By Jason Mackey
Max Adams Hempfield · Senior · Track and Field/Football Tell Hempfield’s Max Adams to do something on the football field or as a thrower on …
Hempfield girls 400 relay team, Adams earn All-American honors
By Paul Schofield
The Hempfield girls 400-meter relay team wasn’t just satisfied with being two-time PIAA track and field champions. They ended the 2014 as high school All-Americans. …
Greensburg Salem’s Claire Oberdorf named Greensburg Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Jason Mackey
Player of the Year Claire oberdorf greensburg salem, junior, shortstop Last year it was older sister Jayne, who’s now at Marist College in New York. …
Norwin’s J.J. Matijevic named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield
PLAYER OF THE YEAR J.J. Matijevic Norwin, senior, shortstop It was quite a senior season for Norwin shortstop J.J. Matijevic. He finished as the WPIAL’s …
Hempfield lacrosse standout headed to RMU
By Andrew John
Many high school athletes dream about playing their sport of choice at the highest level in college. While in the infant stages of learning her …
HS buzz: Baseball stars set to face off Sunday
By Staff Reports
Many of the area’s top players will take the field at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler on Sunday for the annual WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association All-Star doubleheader. At 1 p.m., a team of Class A all-stars will play a group from Class AA, and the Class AAAA vs. Class AAA …
Hempfield track and field teams enjoy banner day
By Paul Schofield
Coach Ron Colland called it a great day when the Hempfield girls track team won the 2013 Class AAA PIAA track title. Colland’s teams improved on that performance Saturday. Hempfield returned home with so many gold medals from the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg, the high school might …
It’s a banner day for WPIAL athletes at PIAA track championships
By Paul Schofield
SHIPPENSBURG — Hempfield junior Maddie Holmberg sat on the ground and answered questions Saturday following another memorable performance by her and her teammates at the …
Hempfield’s Adams, Holmberg, Connellsville’s Wiltrout capture PIAA gold
By Paul Schofield
SHIPPENSBURG — Hempfield senior Max Adams admitted he was a little nervous during the PIAA Class AAA discus finals at the PIAA track and field …
Hempfield softball in rare position out of postseason
By Andrew John
Finishing with eight wins in section play normally is not considered a down year for a program; it also typically allows a team to qualify …
Nagging injuries catch up to Hempfield girls lacrosse in postseason
By Gary Horvath
When the Hempfield girls lacrosse team started the season 9-0, head coach Rebecca Bragan cautioned her team that its success through half a season would …
WPIAL champion relay teams from Latrobe, Hempfield hope for repeat performance at states
By Paul Schofield
When Latrobe girls track assistant coach Michele Butler puts together a relay team, she lets the runners battle for the spots. Butler has had a …
Mt. Lebanon hurdler turns misfortune into PIAA invitation
By Paul Schofield
Sometimes in life, you don’t always get a second chance. Natalie Corrado got a second chance Saturday at the WPIAL track and field championships at …
Seneca Valley upsets No. 1 seed Hempfield
By Paul Schofield
Seneca Valley baseball coach Eric Semega knew there was no pressure on his team in the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs on Monday. That’s because the Raiders, the 2013 WPIAL runners-up, dropped three of their last four games and limped into the playoffs seeded No. 16 with …
Hempfield’s Max Adams a double winner at WPIAL meet
By Paul Schofield
It wasn’t ideal conditions for the WPIAL Class AAA and Class AA track and field championships Thursday at Baldwin. Steady and sometimes heavy rains fell …
Woodland Hills, Hempfield rifle squads shoot for fundraiser to combat cancer
By Alex Oltmanns
Accounting for the past three WPIAL rifle championships, Hempfield and Woodland Hills are certainly rivals in team competition. But when it comes to their fundraising efforts in combating cancer, the two teams are more than willing to join forces. That’s exactly what they did this spring. For the second year …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hempfield’s De’Lorian Day, Yough’s Macy Mularski
By Andrew John
De’Lorian Day School: Hempfield Sport: Track and field Year: Senior Claim to fame: Day, a Seton Hill recruit, finished first in the triple jump (46 …
Hempfield earns 3-peat at WPIAL AAA track and field team championship
By Paul Schofield
There was no suspense in who was going to win the WPIAL Class AAA girls track and field team championship Monday at Baldwin. Hempfield breezed …
Harlan: Hempfield lineman measuring up in WPIAL Class of ’15
By Chris Harlan
Who’s the biggest recruit available in the WPIAL? That depends on how you measure them. With a tape measure and a scale, it’s now Hempfield’s Tony Pilato. Baldwin lineman Sterling Jenkins committed last week to Penn State, leaving another 300-pound tackle with major college offers atop this 2015 class. With …
Youth leagues, coaching spark lacrosse’s growth in Western Pa.
By Gary Horvath
In the world of high school athletics, it’s no secret that football and basketball are at the top of the pecking order. But no sport …
Breaking down the WPIAL baseball playoffs
By Chris Harlan
Class AAAA THE FAVORITE Hempfield won Section 2, likely the strongest Class AAAA section this season, with an offense led by OF Joey DeFloria, 1B …
Familiar faces to lead Hempfield soccer squads
By Kevin Lohman
Hempfield recently hired new soccer coaches for its boys and girls programs and didn’t have to go far to find them. Both familiar faces around Westmoreland County, Jeff Palm will head the girls program, and Tom Sochacki will take over as the leader of the boys program. Both men boast …
Hempfield playing best baseball with playoffs on horizon
By Kevin Lohman
All teams want to peak at the right time of the season. If that notion holds any weight, then fans of Hempfield baseball have plenty …
Hempfield junior grappler Krivus commits to Virginia
By Alex Oltmanns
One of the WPIAL’s premier wrestlers has decided on a college. Hempfield junior 126-pounder Sam Krivus committed to Virginia on April 29 after his WPIAL …

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