Three’s company for Hempfield boys basketball team By Paul Schofield
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, including nine by the junior, and Hempfield rolled to a 90-72 victory against Albert Gallatin. The victory clinched a WPIAL Class AAAA playoff berth for ...
Hempfield rifle team looks to bounce back By Alex Oltmanns
Much like last season, the Hempfield rifle team features a young roster, this season with just two seniors.
But with the perennial WPIAL power coming off a season that saw it finish in fourth place, Hempfield coach Tom Miller is cautiously optimistic about his team, even with a primarily young group.
Hempfield boys take aim at 5th straight section title By Alex Oltmanns
The senior class on last season’s Hempfield boys basketball team claimed at least a share of the Section 1-AAAA title in each of its four years at the school.
But after losing four starters and seven seniors from last season’s 21-4 team, the Spartans will rely upon a new group to ...
Smith leads Fox Chapel to 1st win over Hempfield By Staff Report
Thomas Smith ran 48 times for 298 yards and four touchdowns to lead host Fox Chapel to a 42-28 nonconference victory against Hempfield (3-6).
Dimitri Spina threw for 189 yards and a score for the Foxes (1-8). Wesley Morris also had a 49-yard pass reception.
Daniel Walters had four touchdown passes ...
Fox Chapel tries to avoid winless season By Marty Stewart
The Fox Chapel football team will have one more shot at picking up a win after falling to Butler, 30-22, on Friday night to drop to 0-8.
The game was tied at 14 at the half, but the Golden Tornado scored 16 points in the third quarter on a pair ...
Hempfield hockey ready for next step in Class AA By Andrew John
After reaching the semifinals in the PIHL playoffs last season, the Hempfield hockey team has been tasked with going further at a higher classification.
The Spartans (1-2), who have been rebuilding since coach Denny Zeravica took over the program four years ago, have made the move from Class A to AA ...
Hempfield runners prepare for WCCA meet By Alex Oltmanns
Heading into next week’s Westmoreland County Coaches Association meet, the Hempfield boys and girls cross country teams have the same thought in mind — improvement.
While the boys team is 1-4 and the girls are 3-2, both teams have come a long way since practice began Aug. 17.
“At first ...
Defense shines bright as McKeesport routs Hempfield By Dave Mackall
Stop if you’ve heard this before. McKeesport’s triple-option offense gets much of the attention directed toward the Tigers’ celebrated football program. Its defense not so much.
It might be time to show the ‘D’ some love.
“Our defense is tough,” McKeesport coach George Smith said Friday after watching his Tigers rout ...