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QB Smith accounts for 6 TDs as Ligonier Valley routs Blairsville

Ligonier Valley quarterback Collin Smith had one of those games a player dreams about. The junior rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns, and threw four ...

Switch to spread has Ligonier Valley offense piling up points

Ligonier Valley is using a drastic strategy while playing football this season. No more ground and pound with the wing-T; the Rams are spreading out ...

Graduation losses force Blairsville to 'start over'

Blairsville won't be reminiscing about its Heritage Conference dominance last season or lamenting a promising playoff run cut short in a home loss to Portage. After ...

Greensburg Central Catholic's Liberatore named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year

PLAYER OF THE YEAR COLLIN LIBERATORE Greensburg Central Catholic, senior, pitcher/First baseman Collin Liberatore was a big reason why Greensburg Central Catholic won its ...

Greensburg CC needs 14 innings to advance past Blairsville

All Greensburg Central Catholic baseball coach Anthony Manley wanted Jake Nesser to do in the bottom of the 14th inning Monday was put the ball ...

GCC-Blairsville battle headlines slate of PIAA baseball, softball games

When Blairsville baseball coach Mark Zerfoss addressed his team Wednesday after the PIAA District 6 championship, he told them not to dwell too much on ...

Juniata Valley holds off Blairsville for District 6 baseball title

ALTOONA — Juniata Valley baseball players had a wristband displaying the words "Why Not Us" made before the season. "That's been the theme all season, and ...

Blackhawk's Omogrosso, Vincentian's Wise named state's players of the year

Blackhawk's Chassidy Omogrosso and Vincentian Academy's Brenna Wise continue to defend their titles. Less than two weeks after they each helped their girls basketball teams ...

Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Greensburg C.C.'s Tyler White, Blairsville's Chelsey Koren

Tyler White School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Basketball Year: Junior Claim to fame: White, who averaged 10 points and 4.5 assists this season, led Greensburg ...

Vincentian girls headed back to PIAA finals

Just one more team stands between the Vincentian Academy girls and a second consecutive PIAA Class A championship. Spurred by a big third quarter, the ...

North Catholic rally falls short in PIAA loss to Blairsville

Blairsville continued its historic girls basketball journey Saturday. The Bobcats, who never had won a PIAA playoff game before this season, are one step away from ...

Blairsville's trapping defense seals trip to PIAA quarterfinals

Pressure made the Blairsville girls basketball team perform at its best Wednesday night. The Bobcats' full-court trapping defense helped Blairsville break away from Quigley Catholic ...

Derry junior Phillippi wins 132-pound PIAA wrestling crown

HERSHEY — In the end, the old way worked best for Derry junior Micky Phillippi. After becoming more aggressive offensively this season, Phillippi reverted to his ...

Previewing the PIAA boys basketball playoffs

Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Chartiers Valley (23-3), North Allegheny (23-3), North Hills (13-11), Fox Chapel (16-9), Mt. Lebanon (20-6), Allderdice (23-2) Around the state: ...

Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Latrobe's Ethan McCoy, Blairsville's Laurel O'Barto

Ethan McCoy School: Latrobe Sport: Wrestling Year: Junior Claim to fame: McCoy (23-4) captured the 126-pound title after a 3-0 decision over Kiski Area's Joe ...

Blairsville boys claim District 6 title

LORETTO — Blairsville boys basketball coach Mark DeMarines felt that this was a night for the seniors to take what they've been working for during ...

Blairsville girls claim District 6-A title

LORETTO — A team loaded with veteran players can make a coach's job much easier, and Blairsville's Ralph McGinnis was reminded of that Friday night. With ...

Blairsville boys, girls win playoff games

It was a clean sweep for Blairsville on Wednesday night in the District 6 semifinals before an overflow crowd at Bishop Carroll. The Bobcats girls and ...

Blairville fueled by last season's disappointment

The Blairsville boys basketball team is playing this season with a chip on its shoulder according to second-year coach Mark DeMarines. "The team was disappointed how ...

Heritage Conference preview: Blairsville girls seeking 3rd straight Heritage title

It's been quite a run for the Blairsville girls basketball team the past four seasons. The Bobcats have posted an 81-17 record and have won ...

Portage rallies from 18-point deficit to defeat Blairsville

Blairsville never has played in the District 6 championship, and the drought will have to wait another year. Portage (11-1) rallied from an 18-point deficit ...

Blairsville looks to make history in District 6 football playoffs

Blairsville is on the verge of making football history. Standing in its way in the District 6 Class A semifinals is a talented Portage team. The teams, ...

Blairsville blasts Moshannon Valley, 35-14, in District 6 quarterfinals

Deion Robinson rushed for 160 yards on 21 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead No. 2 Blairsville to a 35-14 victory over No. 7 ...

Halloween takes a bite out of H.S. Picks

The first week of the high school playoffs went so-so for H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review's high school football prognosticator. Picks got bit, not by a Halloween ...

H.S. Picks is back to his winning ways

Guess who's back, back again. Yes, he's back. No, it's not rap artist Eminem. It's H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review's high school football prognosticator, who had his ...


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