Hempfield Sports

Boys soccer preview: Westmoreland County teams look forward to competition in Section 4-AAAA

The circle is smaller in Section 4-AAAA, and the talent collectively higher. Simple math demonstrates the difficulty of a boys soccer section that, with the ...

Hempfield gets running start against Greensburg Salem

Hempfield football coach Rich Bowen is worried about his defense coming into the season. But for at least one game, his starting defense showed the ability ...

Neighboring Hempfield, Greensburg Salem set to square off after 4-year hiatus

Greensburg Salem senior linebacker Teegan Hahn was sitting in the Spartan Stadium bleachers watching his brother Tanner play the most recent time Greensburg Salem and ...

H.S. Picks ready for another stellar season

H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review's wily prognosticator, had quite an offseason, especially exploring new vacation spots. His trips took him to Central Pennsylvania, where he enjoyed floating ...

Hempfield focused on defensive improvement

Since Rich Bowen returned to coach Hempfield five years ago, the Spartans have had no problem scoring points. But if Hempfield wants to improve on its ...

Hempfield captures WCCA 7-on-7 championship

As Hempfield football coach Rich Bowen watched his team win the sixth annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association 7-on-7 football tournament Thursday at Mt. Pleasant, he ...

Plum's Kirilloff named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Alex Kirilloff Plum, Senior, Outfield/Pitcher Alex Kirilloff never attended Plum, but that didn't stop him from becoming a Mustangs ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

Greensburg Central Catholic's Pellis named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Tommy Pellis Greensburg CENTRAL CATHOLIC, Senior, Shortstop. Greensburg Central Catholic shortstop Tommy Pellis led the WPIAL in batting for most of ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

High school notebook: PIAA champs earn all-state honors

The Hempfield and Yough softball teams made program history by claiming PIAA titles earlier this month. Several members of those teams were recognized for their ...

Pastor's sacrifice fly lifts Hempfield softball to PIAA championship

UNIVERSITY PARK — Hempfield softball coach Bob Kalp rarely shows emotion after a softball game — win or lose. Friday as Jordan Sterling slid home with ...

PIAA postpones championships featuring Vincentian baseball, Hempfield softball

With inclement weather in the forecast Thursday in State College, the PIAA postponed three baseball and softball championship games until Friday. Vincentian Academy will play Meyersdale ...

PIAA softball finals preview: WPIAL teams look to make history

When Hempfield heads to Penn State for the PIAA Class AAAA softball championship game Thursday, it will have the chance to break even more school ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Hempfield's Justin Wright and Taylor Hoffman

Justin Wright School: Hempfield Sport: Baseball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Wright drove in two runs with a triple and double to lead Hempfield (18-8) ...

Shutout puts Hempfield softball in PIAA Class AAAA title game

CRESSON – Hempfield softball coach Bob Kalp is a stickler about playing flawless defense. So when Chambersburg put runners on first and third with one ...

Hempfield softball team relying on experience

After losing to Cumberland Valley in the 2015 PIAA Class AAAA softball semifinals, the Hempfield players told coach Bob Kalp they'd be back in 2016. The ...

Ryan homers, knocks in 4 runs to lead Hempfield back to PIAA semifinals

SLIPPERY ROCK — Hempfield pitcher Morgan Ryan was in a mini-slump during the WPIAL playoffs and told her mother Shelly after a recent game that ...

Plum shuts out Hempfield to reach PIAA semifinals

It had been 18 years since a Plum baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the PIAA playoffs. In 1998, the Mustangs captured the WPIAL Class ...

Hempfield again gets best of rival Norwin to win 1st PIAA playoff game

About the only thing that went wrong for the Hempfield baseball team Monday was its mode of transportation to the PIAA Class AAAA playoff game ...

Bottom of lineup leads Hempfield softball past Latrobe in PIAA 1st round

When Hempfield coach Bob Kalp is in the third base coaching box, he's not concerned about what portion of the batting order the Spartans have ...

Hempfield defends WPIAL Class AAAA softball title

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan has become somewhat of a prophet, and that's OK with coach Bob Kalp. After the Spartans had a disappointing 2014 ...

Hempfield seeking 2nd straight WPIAL title

It was a play that might have saved Hempfield's softball season. In the seventh inning of a WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal win against North Allegheny ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL softball championships

Here's a look at Thursday's 2016 WPIAL softball championships: Class AAAA Hempfield vs. Baldwin 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. 1 ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Norwin's Ramon Milke, Hempfield's Madison Stoner

Ramon Milke School: Norwin Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Milke hit a two-run single in the top of the seventh to lead No. ...


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