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Franklin Regional middle schoolers enjoy successful track season

By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional Middle School track and field teams, featuring seventh- and eighth-grade student-athletes, had a successful 2015 spring season, and recent calculations of performances ...
Murrysville siblings fare well at national racquetball tourney
By Michael Love
Murrysville’s Thomas Carter and his younger sister, Julia Stein, also from Murrysville, were heavily involved in the USA Racquetball National Junior Olympic Championships that concluded Sunday in Stockton, Calif. Carter turned 19 Wednesday, and with the age limit of 18 for all junior competitors, he enjoyed one final JO tournament experience ...
Graduated Franklin Regional softball standout cherishes past, present and future
By Michael Love
Recent Franklin Regional graduate Angela Buccilli said she was surprised and grateful when she learned of her inclusion on the Terrific 10 softball list for ...
Murrysville Legion takes 1st hame against West Hempfield
By Michael Love
The top two teams in the District 31 American Legion baseball standings met for the first time this season Monday at Haymaker Park in Murrysville. Murrysville hosted West Hempfield in the first game of a home-and-home series on consecutive nights. With eyes on the No. 1 seed for the upcoming playoffs, the ...
Hempfield’s Ryan named Greensburg Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Karen Price
Player of the Year Morgan Ryan Hempfield, Sophomore, Pitcher Morgan Ryan was a good pitcher as a freshman, but during her sophomore year the ...
Callas named new Franklin Regional girls hoops coach
By Michael Love
Courtney Callas knows what it takes to be successful in basketball at the high school varsity level. She was a multiyear letterman at Freeport High School, ...
Franklin Regional’s Lee has eye on another world wrestling title
By Michael Love
When one door closed, another one opened wide for Spencer Lee in his quest this summer for another freestyle wrestling world championship. The two-time FILA Cadet ...
Franklin Regional boys basketball coach likes team’s summer focus
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional varsity boys basketball team finished the 2014-15 season 7-15 overall and 3-9 in Section 2-AAAA play. The Panthers were a young squad, as ...
Outburst in 6th lifts Murrysville over Unity
By Michael Love
The Murrysville American Legion baseball team didn’t play a single game from June 15 to Sunday as Mother Nature wiped out three scheduled games. But that period of inactivity now seems like a distant memory as the Eagles are in the middle of a busy stretch run. If the weather holds ...
Murrysville’s Carter solidifies place on national racquetball stage
By Michael Love
Murrysville’s Thomas Carter turns 19 on July 1, and before he celebrates his latest birthday, the local racquetball champion is hoping for good things in ...
Murrysville Legion sweeps past Irwin
By Michael Love
Murrysville American Legion head coach Gus Bondi said the doubleheader against Irwin on Sunday and the single game against Kiski Valley on Saturday were good ...
Full team efforts helping Murrysville Leagion pick up victories
By Michael Love
It’s been quality over quantity for the Murrysville Junior Legion baseball team this season in Westmoreland County League play. With only 10 players on the roster — Tommy Kegerries, Devon Powell, Palmer Jackson, Aidan Wiley, Kyle Wilkinson, Mathew Fitzmaurice, Aidan Sadoski, Chris Munson, Jake Rosenberg and Jake Williams — the coaches ...
Murrysville’s Jackson upping his game
By Michael Love
Palmer Jackson is taking big steps in his golf game this spring and summer, and the 14-year-old Murrysville resident wouldn’t want it any other way. On ...
Murrysville American Legion wins again
By Michael Love
The Murrysville American Legion baseball team kept rolling Saturday as it shut out Hempfield East, 6-0, at Haymaker Park. The team improved to 9-0 overall and 7-0 in District 31 play. The Eagles got all the runs they would need in the third inning as they parlayed a hit, three walks and ...
Murrysville Senior Legion off to hot start
By Michael Love
The Murrysville Post 711 Eagles American Legion baseball team is off to a flying start for the 2015 season, both overall and in Westmoreland County ...
Ultimate teams gearing up for state tourney
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional boys Ultimate Frisbee team earned the No. 2 seed for the Pittsburgh High School Ultimate League’s Division I playoffs and beat Upper ...
Panthers athletes conclude seasons at states
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional 4x800-meter relay of senior Elizabeth Donahoe, juniors Katja Kochvar and Bria McMahon and freshman Calla Solomon finished third at WPIALs and improved ...
Murrysville’s Carter earns national open singles championship
By Michael Love
Murrysville’s Thomas Carter, a 2013 graduate of the Kiski School, defeated Arturo Burruel of Grapevine, Texas, to capture the men’s open singles championship Saturday at the 48th U.S. Racquetball National Singles Championships in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Carter and Burruel were the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, in the bracket. Carter, ...
Franklin Regional boys lacrosse squad caps season with spirited section win
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional varsity boys lacrosse team was denied a trip to the WPIAL Division I playoffs based on their fifth-place finish in Section 2 ...
Franklin Regional distance relay, long jumper set for PIAA meet
By Michael Love
Last year, the Franklin Regional girls 4x800-meter relay qualified for WPIALs, but the team ended last out of 24 teams, finishing more than 40 seconds ...
Panthers cap season with close victory at Gateway, 2-1
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional varsity girls softball team was eliminated from WPIAL playoff contention in Section 2-AAAA with a heartbreaking and frustrating 10-9 loss to Plum ...
Bursic to run for Seton Hill University
By Michael Love
Hannah Bursic got back to running this spring, and she is hoping for big things in the 400-meter dash at Thursday’s WPIAL Class AAA track ...
Franklin Regional coach excited about lacrosse team’s steps forward
By Kevin Richart
The Franklin Regional girls lacrosse team might have missed out on the WPIAL playoffs, but head coach Eric Barnabei said the program is back in the conversation of Division I teams that know what it takes to compete and win every time they take the field. “Everybody knows we come to ...
IUP's Bertolo named to two all-star squads
By Michael Love
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania women’s lacrosse team finished its 2015 season 10-8 overall and 8-4 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Despite a loss in the first round of the PSAC tournament, the season was a successful one for IUP. A trio of players from that team, including Franklin Regional graduate ...
Franklin Regional athletes ready for WPIAL track finals
By Michael Love
The Franklin Regional girls 4x800-meter relay team of Elizabeth Donahoe, Calla Solomon, Bria McMahon and Katja Kochvar set a new school record in the event ...

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