Franklin Regional Sports

Roundup: FR girls tennis wraps up runner-up section finish

Seven Franklin Regional seniors were celebrated before a nonsection match with Greensburg Central Catholic last Thursday. Kerrianne Adamek, Nitya Anantharaman, Erica Kolson, Rachael Seals, Sherilyn Selvakumar, ...

Lebe excited to be at helm of FR wrestling program

Matt Lebe knows the Franklin Regional wrestling program well. He served as a volunteer assistant the past five seasons and understands the wrestlers who have lifted ...

Franklin Regional girls soccer maintains lead in section standings

The Franklin Regional varsity girls soccer team entered the week at the top of the Section 1-AAA standings after seven of 12 games played, and ...

Franklin Regional back to .500 after dramatic victory

Faced with an 0-2 deficit after two Big East 9 Conference games, the Franklin Regional football team has righted its ship. Two weeks ago, the Panthers ...

Area hockey teams set to start season

The calendar is about to turn to October, and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League regular season is set to begin. Gateway, Franklin Regional, Plum and numerous ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 4

Southeastern (6a) Norwin (2-2, 1-1) at Canon-McMillan (1-3, 0-2) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The Big Macs welcome the Knights into Canon-McMillan Stadium, looking for their first ...

Former PIAA champ named wrestling coach at Franklin Regional

The Franklin Regional School Board hired Matt Lebe to be the varsity wrestling coach Monday. Lebe replaces Eric Mausser, who resigned from Franklin Regional to take ...

Franklin Regional girls volleyball team tops rival Norwin in five games

The Franklin Regional varsity girls volleyball team started the dual-match portion of its schedule two weeks ago with a 3-1 win against Section 3-AAAA foe ...

Franklin Regional boys soccer team still working toward goals

Franklin Regional varsity boys soccer head coach Rand Hudson said that with several weeks and more than seven games into the 2016 season his players ...

Franklin Regional cross country sweeps Hempfield; Provenzo 10th, Simek 16th at Spartan Invitational

Franklin Regional cross country head coach Jim Passarelli said he likes the way his runners have performed against strong competition so far this season at ...

All 6 Franklin Regional golfers advance to WPIAL semifinals

A 75-minute delay didn't prevent any of the six Franklin Regional entries into Monday's Section 4-AAA individual qualifier at Willowbrook Country Club from moving on ...

Franklin Regional hopes to build on win over rival

Franklin Regional's 28-12 victory over Plum on Friday was a special one for head coach Greg Botta. The triumph was his 150th as head coach of ...

Week 3's don't-miss matchups

Southeastern (6A) 5-6A Bethel Park (1-1, 1-0) at Norwin (2-1, 1-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The teams, who each earned victories last week, play for the ...

Pitt-Penn State rivalry provides a boost for high school football

When Pitt and Penn State renewed a rivalry Saturday after a 16-year hiatus, the game created a lot of interest and excitement throughout the state. And ...

Westmoreland Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Yough's Alex Vilcheck, FR's Autumn Velasquez

Alex Vilchek School: Yough Sport: Soccer Year: Junior Claim to fame: Vilchek scored six goals to lead Yough (1-1, 1-1) to an 8-0 win over ...

Franklin Regional boys golf team tops field to claim Westmoreland County title

The Franklin Regional boys golf team entered the week undefeated in Section 4-AAA competition with a playoff-tiebreaking victory over Pittsburgh Central Catholic and convincing wins ...

Franklin Regional girls tennis stays in lead group in Section 1-AAA race

With several starters graduating from last year's Section 1-AAA championship squad, Franklin Regional varsity girls tennis head coach Howard Fisher said he wasn't sure how ...

Franklin Regional's Provenzo takes 2nd at Red, White & Blue cross country meet

Mark Provenzo finished ninth overall in last year's AAA boys race at the Red, White & Blue Classic at the Schenley Park Oval. He ran ...

Franklin Regional girls snap Mars' 86-game section unbeaten streak

The Mars varsity girls soccer team defeated Gateway, 1-0, last week to extend its unbeaten streak in section contests to 86 in a row. That streak ...

Kiski Area coach Heavner gets best of former boss in win over Franklin Regional

As the players shook hands on Friday night after Kiski Area's 24-14 victory at Franklin Regional, there was a moment of pride felt by both ...

Franklin Regional's Jackson claims WCCA golf title

When Palmer Jackson played in his first Westmoreland County Coaches' Association golf tournament in 2015, things didn't go well. But the Franklin Regional sophomore atoned for ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 2

Allegheny 9 (5A) 4-5A West Allegheny (1-0, 1-0) at North Hills (1-1, 0-1) 7:30 p.m. Friday The buzz: West Allegheny looks to stay among the Allegheny ...

High school notebook: Verkleeren to wrestle at Iowa State; Lee wins world title

Former Belle Vernon wrestler Jarod Verkleeren, who is enrolled at Hempfield for his senior year, has made a verbal commitment to Iowa State to continue ...

Focused on WPIAL title, Provenzo leads FR cross country teams into season

Last year at the WPIAL Class AAA cross country championships at Cooper's Lake, 10 of the top 11 boys finishers were seniors. That one junior? It ...

Franklin Regional girls volleyball team takes 2nd at season-opening tournament

The Franklin Regional varsity girls volleyball team kicked off its season Saturday with a runner-up performance to Hampton at its annual season-opening tournament and gained ...


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