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By Brian Graham
Chris Conlan School: Quaker Valley Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: A William & Mary football recruit, Conlan scored 20 points and nabbed 10 ...
Hazlett named football coach at Vincentian
By Tribune-Review
Vincentian Academy hired Todd Hazlett as football coach Thursday. Hazlett replaces Tim Storino, who was not retained after a 2-7 season. Hazlett coached Deer Lakes from 2007-12 and led the Lancers to their only WPIAL playoff appearance in 2010. He served as Vincentian’s interim coach in 2013 and led ...
Class A girls basketball preview: 3-time defending champion Vincentian adds talented transfer to veteran lineup
By Ed Phillipps
The best girls basketball team in Class A got even better before playing a single game. At a Sept. 2 WPIAL eligibility hearing, Lexi Griggs ...
Vincentian Academy’s Wise inks with Pitt
By Jerry Clark
If a solid resume is what it takes to get into the college of your choice, it is no wonder Vincentian’s Brenna Wise was able ...
HS highlight reel: Vincentian football coach Storino let go
By Tribune-Review
Vincentian dismissed Tim Storino as its football coach Monday, following a 2-7 record in its first season of WPIAL competition. The school started its football program in 2012, and the Royals played an exhibition schedule their first two seasons. Storino was suspended for the 2013 season by the WPIAL ...
Shaler’s Schwartz, Vincentian’s Abdalah earn PIAA cross country titles
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY— Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz and Vincentian Academy sophomore Marianne Abdalah achieved their goals Saturday at the PIAA cross country championships. Both attacked the 3.1 mile Parkview Course near Hersheypark and easily claimed PIAA titles. It was the first for Schwartz (Class AAA) and second for Abdalah (Class A). While no WPIAL ...
Geibel boys soccer season ends with loss to Vincentian
By Jason Black
The most successful season in the history of the Geibel boys soccer program came to an end Wednesday. The 13th-seeded Gators, playing for the right to compete in the PIAA Class A playoffs, dropped a 1-0 decision to Vincentian Academy in the WPIAL Class A consolation final at Peters Township. “I’m very ...
Vincentian’s defending cross country champ Abdalah ready for all comers
By Bill West
As she zips through North Park on her daily runs, Vincentian sophomore Marianne Abdalah passes strangers. Whether adults or adolescents, most of the unknowns aren’t ...
Shaler’s Schwartz earns WPIAL cross country 3-peat
By Bill West
By not competing in several major cross country meets this fall, Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz nudged the rest of the WPIAL community to speculate about ...
NA’s Davison, Mt. Lebanon’s Potts hope to stick with WPIAL favorite Schwartz
By Ed Phillipps
When the WPIAL cross country meet takes place Thursday at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Shaler’s Brianna Schwartz said she simply wants to run ...
WPIAL football coaches use unique awards to motivate their players
By Chris Harlan
Northgate’s Romello Snyder has drawn stares when he walked onto the football field, and a referee once made him promise he wouldn’t hurt anyone. Maybe ...
Area’s top runners perform well at state championship course in Hershey
By Karen Kadilak
North Allegheny junior Madeleine Davison established herself as a serious contender for the PIAA Class AAA girls cross country title by winning at the PIAA ...
Riverview soccer team falls to Vincentian
By Doug Gulasy
The Vincentian boys soccer team followed its usual formula to lock down a WPIAL playoff spot Tuesday against Riverview. Early goals in both halves and a ...
Pitt’s McConnell-Serio made Vincentian star’s choice easy
By Tribune-Review
Brenna Wise called Pitt coach Suzie McConnell-Serio this week to tell her she had some more questions about the women’s basketball team. Truthfully, she ...
Vincentian’s Wise commits to Pitt
By Bill West
No stranger to the types of basketball found in the most densely populated corners of Pennsylvania, Vincentian Academy senior Brenna Wise spent considerable time pondering ...
Southmoreland wrestler Griffiths’ case appeal moves on to PIAA
By Chris Harlan
Southmoreland School District will appeal the WPIAL’s ruling against wrestler Austin Griffiths to the PIAA. The WPIAL board ruled against Griffiths on Sept. 2, the second ...
Vincentian boys soccer squad looking to keep section streak alive
By Jimmy Graner
The Vincentian boys soccer team is looking for another successful season in the fall. Last year, the Royals went undefeated in their section. With an ...
Freshmen could be the key for Vincentian girls soccer team
By Jimmy Graner
Another trip to the playoffs might in the works this year for the Vincentian Lady Royals soccer team. With a conference record of 4-3 last year, the Lady Royals are looking to improve. With its star goalie gone, the squad is looking at its freshman offensive front to lead the ...
WPIAL again rules Southmoreland wrestler ineligible
By Chris Harlan
For the second time in about two weeks, the WPIAL board ruled against Southmoreland wrestler Austin Griffiths, leaving the three-time state qualifier ineligible for this season. Griffiths, who repeated a grade, was seeking an additional year of eligibility, WPIAL executive director Tim O’Malley said. The WPIAL ruled him ineligible Aug. ...
Gorman: Storino’s suspension a leap of faith for Vincentian
By Kevin Gorman
The first thing Tim Storino noticed in returning to his Vincentian Royals is that they finally look like a football team, not kids just wearing ...
Vincentian ready to compete in conference play
By Jerry Clark
With two seasons of exhibition games under their collective belt, the Vincentian Academy Royals football team is ready to make it count in 2014. “I ...
Vincentian senior plays football for love of teammates
By Tribune-Review
Freelance writer Steven W. Young met with Vincentian senior Mike Falgione to see how the fullback is preparing for the upcoming season. Steven W. Young: ...
Vincentian ready for 1st WPIAL football season
By Jerry Clark 8:55 p.m.
After two seasons of competing as an independent program, Vincentian is looking forward to being in the fray for a WPIAL championship. While coach Tim ...
Monroeville’s Herring ready for basketball opportunity at Brown
By Michael Love
For three years as a member of the Vincentian varsity girls basketball team, Monroeville resident Imani Herring experienced the highest of highs and some tough ...
Vincentian’s Madonna to play at Division I Siena
By Jerry Clark
Four years behind the plate as the catcher for the Vincentian Academy Royals led to four playoff appearances for Phil Madonna. The four playoff appearances ...

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