West Shamokin Sports

West Shamokin's move adds to Heritage Conference

A move to District 6 from the WPIAL hasn't affected West Shamokin's approach to the 2016 football season, which for the Wolves begins Aug. 26 ...

Guido: Schools wrong to favor new 6-class alignment

I was disappointed to see a majority of WPIAL superintendents favor aligning exactly with the PIAA's six-class system, particularly in football, when it is implemented ...

West Shamokin girls' defense stymies Highlands in tourney title game

After seeing Highlands take a one-point lead into halftime Tuesday, West Shamokin girls basketball coach Frank Nagy wasn't necessarily concerned about making adjustments. Nagy wanted his ...

Leader Times roundup: West Shamokin girls basketball team tops Freeport

The West Shamokin girls basketball team got off to a slow start in Section 2-AA, but the Wolves are making up for it. Katie Glover recorded ...

Leader Times roundup: West Shamokin girls topple Shady Side Academy

West Shamokin used a fast start to post its first section victory of the season. Andrea Orlosky scored 17 points as the Wolves downed Shady Side ...

West Shamokin wrestlers flying solo this season

When West Shamokin wrestling coach Tyler Altmeyer learned the Wolves would be forced to wrestle an independent schedule, he had a sense of relief. The alternative ...

Time to shine for new-look West Shamokin boys basketball team

When the West Shamokin boys basketball coaching position opened after last season, Judd McCullough faced a tough choice. He had just finished his third straight successful ...

West Shamokin girls basketball eyes another playoff run with new coach

Frank Nagy grew up a coach's son, so it was natural he would become interested in basketball. But it was during his two years as ...

West Shamokin bracing for move to District 6

When West Shamokin athletics officials were contemplating whether to leave the WPIAL for the Heritage Conference and District 6, there were two major factors that ...

West Shamokin girls volleyball completes memorable season

The West Shamokin girls volleyball team accomplished plenty this season, but on Saturday the Wolves ran into a Fort LeBoeuf team that has been a ...

Freeport volleyball team's next foe bit of a mystery

Freeport dealt with adversity in its first-round game of the PIAA girls volleyball tournament against North East, but when it mattered most the Yellowjackets rose ...

Leader Times roundup: West Shamokin volleyball advances in state playoffs

West Shamokin moved up to Class AA in girls volleyball last season, and the Wolves achieved a milestone at the level Tuesday. Katie Glover had a ...

West Shamokin Wolves headed to Heritage Conference

A normally empty board room at West Hills Intermediate School was full of West Shamokin parents, coaches and fans on Monday for the school board's ...

Freeport, West Shamokin volleyball teams set eyes on PIAA title run

With positive vibes from winning a WPIAL championship still resonating, Freeport is ready to embark on a new challenge: Winning a state title. The Yellowjackets begin ...

Freeport volleyball team beats West Shamokin, captures 3rd WPIAL title

It was somewhat ironic that West Shamokin students turned their backs during Freeport's player introductions. Freeport made sure there wasn't much for them to see. The top-seeded ...

WPIAL volleyball chmpionships: Baldwin, Freeport, Bishop Canevin win titles

The WPIAL Class AAA girls volleyball championship lived up to its billing, and for the second year in a row Baldwin got the best of ...

Armstrong County bragging rights at stake when West Shamokin meets Freeport for volleyball title

And then there were two. There is no better way to ignite a rivalry than a championship match. Two schools, separated by 28 miles, will ...

West Shamokin High School looks to leave WPIAL

West Shamokin High School's athletics could be moving all of its sports from the WPIAL's District 7 to District 6 in the Heritage Conference next ...

Glover's 27 kills vault West Shamokin to WPIAL title game

Through the first two rounds of the WPIAL playoffs, West Shamokin coach Dan Spencer hadn't seen his team play its best volleyball. Led by a stellar ...

West Shamokin hungry for rematch with Montour

Over Labor Day weekend, West Shamokin met Montour in the finals of a preseason girls volleyball tournament at Franklin Regional. The Wolves won that day ...

Teamwork pays off for West Shamokin in 3-0 win over Central Valley

West Shamokin girls volleyball players wear shirts that say "We Not Me" in pregame warmups. Coach Dan Spencer said the girls came up with the idea ...

Apollo-Ridge beats West Shamokin to clinch playoff spot

After being held to just 12 yards rushing in the first quarter and 64 yards at halftime, Duane Brown wasn't worried. He knew his team ...

Strong serves lead No. 2 West Shamokin to 1st-round win

West Shamokin volleyball cruised past Waynesburg in Thursday's WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff match at Norwin. Sweeping the 15th-seeded Raiders (14-4), 25-9, 25-18, 25-11, the ...

Leader Times roundup: Volleyball trio finishes section play perfect

A trio of Armstrong County girls volleyball teams capped off undefeated regular seasons with victories in their final section matches Thursday night. Justyne Lasher tallied ...

Armstrong County builds reputation as girls volleyball hotbed

Located on the northern-most fringe of WPIAL territory, Armstrong County quickly is growing a reputation for having some of the best girls volleyball programs in ...


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