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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 ...
Hempfield track athletes cap indoor season at state meet
By Alex Oltmanns
The Hempfield track and field program officially began practices for its outdoor season Monday. But before it could start competing outdoors, it had some business to ...
Hempfield bowlers set for regional competition
By Alex Oltmanns
While it may have only finished sixth at the WPIBL championships last week, the Hempfield boys bowling team might consider that result a moral victory. Competing in the championship event at New Great Valley Lanes in North Versailles without defending state champion Javon Trout left a void in the Spartans lineup, ...
Hempfield hockey team bolts to big lead, tops Thomas Jefferson, 7-4
By Dave Mackall
After a nine-day layoff, the Hempfield hockey team didn’t miss a beat. The Spartans jumped on Thomas Jefferson for four first-period goals — two by freshman ...
Hempfield’s Kemerer, Logan capture unexpected wins to qualify for WPIAL semifinals
By Paul Schofield
It was one of the craziest second days at the WPIAL/PIAA Southwest Regional Class AAA Wrestling Championships in years, maybe ever. From the first matches of ...
Young Hempfield swimmers gain experience at WPIAL meet
By Kevin Lohman
Though they may be inexperienced, members of the Hempfield swim team are bursting with talent. A defining characteristic of the team is its youthful inexperience, with another quality being its startling talent. Last weekend at the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships, the Spartans worked at rectifying one of those characteristics ...
Hempfield boys lacrosse set to officially join WPIAL
By Andrew John
When the Hempfield boys lacrosse team was created more than three years ago, there was one goal in mind: joining the WPIAL as a varsity sport. Last Monday, that goal came to fruition as the Hempfield school board decided to lift the boys lacrosse team from club team status, which ...
Fox Chapel moves on after pulling off another upset against Hempfield
By Paul Schofield
Fox Chapel pulled off its second consecutive upset of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs. After taking down No. 5 Pine-Richland last week, No. 12 Fox Chapel ...
With full lineup healthy, Hempfield hockey team hopes to make run at PIHL Penguins Cup title
By Andrew John
The Hempfield hockey team will likely need contributions from every member of its team if it hopes to make a deep run in the Penguins ...
Hempfield rallies in 4th to beat Gateway
By Paul Schofield
Things didn’t look good when Hempfield senior Kason Harrell headed to the bench with his fourth foul with 5:52 left and his team down two ...
Several big rematches are likely for WPIAL Class AAA postseason
By Bill West
About a month ago, Hempfield senior Sam Krivus and Penn-Trafford sophomore Cameron Coy ceased training together when they crossed paths at Young Guns Wrestling Club ...
Bethel Park girls use big run to down Hempfield in 1st round of WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
No. 4 Bethel Park had a losing record before the Christmas break. But since then, it has been a different team. The Black Hawks (19-4) used a 13-0 run close out the game in Friday’s WPIAL Class AAAA first round, ran their winning streak 16 and defeated No. 13 Hempfield, 51-36, at ...
WPIAL players selected to play in Big 33 game
By Staff Reports
Twelve senior players from the WPIAL have been selected to play in the 58th annual Big 33 Football Classic on June 20 at Hersheypark Stadium. The team includes Central Catholic tight end Graham Adomitis (Princeton), linebacker Bryan Glover (Eastern Michigan) and defensive back John Petrishen (Penn State); Penn Hills lineman ...
Penn-Trafford girls awarded No. 1 seed
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford’s girls basketball team surprised many last season by winning the WPIAL Class AAAA title as the No. 7 seed. The Warriors (21-1) won’t be sneaking ...
HS highlight reel: Decision time for WPIAL committee
By Tribune-Review
The pieces of the WPIAL basketball pairings puzzle will fall into place Tuesday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Green Tree. Who deserves to sit in those top-seeded spaces will be a subject of much debate in several classifications. For the boys, Aliquippa (21-0) and Mars (21-1) are logical choices in ...

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