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High-scoring Indiana boys soccer prioritizes patience and more possession

By Bill West
An impulse to score as soon and as often as possible dictated many of the in-game decisions made by players on the Indiana boys soccer …
Kittanning volleyball team downs Indiana
By Matt Grubba
Kittanning’s girls volleyball team cleared a hurdle that has long been in its way. The Wildcats came out strong to take the first two sets and held on in a close fourth to pick up a Section 3-AA win over Indiana, 3-1, on Thursday in Kittanning. Indiana (1-1, 1-1), last …
Indiana hopes to pick up where it left off
By Ed Phillipps 8:55 p.m.
Indiana is hoping to begin this season like it ended last year. After sliding to a 2-5 record to start 2013, the Little Indians won …
Norwin’s J.J. Matijevic named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield 9:35 p.m.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR J.J. Matijevic Norwin, senior, shortstop It was quite a senior season for Norwin shortstop J.J. Matijevic. He finished as the WPIAL’s …
Shady Side Academy, Quaker Valley earn WPIAL boys lacrosse titles
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley boys lacrosse team can finally forget about its last loss. The Quakers (18-0) completed their undefeated season Friday, topping Indiana, 13-10, in …
Mt. Lebanon, Quaker Valley focus on WPIAL title lacrosse sweeps
By Gary Horvath
In a year where WPIAL lacrosse showed parity in the regular season, two programs are looking to establish themselves as being among the elite, and …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Indiana’s Sean Thompson, Hempfield’s Jasmine Jones
By Justin Criado 6:01 p.m.
Sean Thompson School: Indiana Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Thompson went 4 for 4 with four singles and five RBIs in Friday’s 13-3 …
Indiana lacrosse excels as team in transition
By Gary Horvath
In his first year as coach, Allen Affolter has seen a lot of changes with the Indiana boys lacrosse team. The Indians (8-4, 4-0) are …
Kittanning softball clips Indiana in 8 innings
By Matt Grubba
It was Indiana’s senior day, but Kittanning’s seniors stole the spotlight. Terra Schall’s RBI double in the top of the eighth brought home Georgie Shoop for the winning run, and Kittanning snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 win in Section 5-AAA play Thursday. Starting pitcher Emily Kutch had …
Greensburg C.C. junior takes fifth in 100 butterfly at PIAA meet
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — First, West Mifflin’s Brad Kolesar noticed it. Then, Greensburg Central Catholic’s Brian Uhrin turned his head and saw the same thing. Early in the boys 100-yard butterfly race at Friday’s PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships, Kolesar and Uhrin spotted Corry Area’s Brent Benedict way ahead of …
North Allegheny girls again favored to win WPIAL swimming championship
By Jason Mackey
Jacquelyn Du wants the North Allegheny girls swimming and diving team to focus on its own times during Thursday and Friday’s WPIAL championships. With as …
West Mifflin girls ease past Indiana to reach quarterfinals
By Dave Mackall
While West Mifflin was wondering what all the fuss was about, Indiana coach David Woodall had the answer. “We could play that team 10 times, and we’re not going to beat them once,” he said. Ciara Patterson scored 25 points, and surging West Mifflin routed fifth-seeded Indiana, 63-39, in a …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Indiana’s Riley Stapleton, California’s Kylie Huffman
By Andrew John
Riley Stapleton School: Indiana Sport: Basketball Year: Junior Claim to fame: Stapleton, who is averaging around 14.6 ppg, scored 17 points to lead Indian (19-2, …
Westmoreland County teams seeded lower than expected in WPIAL basketball playoffs
By Jason Mackey
A first-year coach, Mark Marino isn’t a stranger to the Mt. Lebanon boys basketball team. Now the coach at Hempfield, Marino’s stint as a Lycoming …
32 WPIAL players headed to Division I-FBS schools
By Tribune-Review
Thirty-two WPIAL players and one from the District 6 Heritage Conference have accepted football scholarships from FBS schools. WR Troy Apke Mt. Lebanon, Penn State DE Rori Blair Upper St. Clair, Pitt TE Alec Bloom Ligonier Valley, UConn OL Alex Bookser Mt. Lebanon, Pitt DT Brock Boxen Beaver Falls, Akron …
Focus on defense has Indiana girls in first place in Section 3-AAA
By Jason Mackey
There are times, Indiana junior Lucy Bujdos will admit, when she gets upset on the basketball court. And it usually leads to good things for …
Trib Cup: Indiana boys focus on improving every day
By Brian Graham
The Indiana boys basketball team returned from their trip to Wildwood, N.J. for the Boardwalk Basketball Classic in late December with more than just a tournament championship trophy. The Little Indians stumbled upon, and adopted, a team mantra and enjoyed a brisk, impromptu swimming session that has formed a tight …
High school notebook: Seton-La Salle football coach Perry resigns
By Kevin Gorman and Chris Harlan
Greg Perry resigned as Seton-La Salle’s football coach Monday after 20 years on the staff, including the past nine as head coach. “I appreciate the …
Knoch defense stuns Indiana
By Bill Beckner Jr.
A couple of fans in the Knoch student section wore strands of multicolored holiday lights around their necks Friday night to get their team in the spirit — the spirit for an upset. Led by a defensive effort that was as determined as it was oppressive, Knoch responded with flying …
West Allegheny rolls past Indiana into Class AAA semifinals
By Wes Crosby
West Allegheny will take an undefeated record into the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals after its 38-7 win over Indiana on Friday at Martorelli Stadium. After a sluggish first few minutes, West Allegheny went on a three-play, 57-yard drive to take a lead it would not surrender. West Allegheny quarterback Andrew …
H.S. Picks in playoff-watching glory
By H.s. Picks
Wow, round one of the WPIAL football playoffs produced some exciting games, and H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator, was on the edge of his seat while watching a few matchups. Picks was able to get the home teams to set up cameras so he could watch all …
North Allegheny, Freeport, Bishop Canevin win WPIAL volleyball titles
By Matt Grubba
North Allegheny’s girls volleyball team boasts a wealth of strong hitters, and with a WPIAL title on the line, they all got a piece of …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Indiana’s David Zimmerman, Greensburg C.C.’s Fran Crouse
By Andrew John
David Zimmerman School: Indiana Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Zimmerman scored the lone goal for No. 12 Indiana (15-4-1) in a 1-0 victory …
Carter carries Indiana to playoff-clinching win
By Michael Boytim
Indiana coach Mark Zilinskas had a simple message for his team when the Indians entered the locker room at the half down by three at Hollidaysburg on Friday night. “Coach tells me to go out there and make a play to start it up,” Indiana wideout Darrious Carter said. “What …
High school football notebook: For some, playoff fate can be sealed with win
By Chris Harlan
The playoff scenario is simple for a number of WPIAL teams. Win and they’re in. “It’s a lot nicer knowing you control your own destiny instead of counting on someone else to get you in there,” said Brentwood coach Kevin Kissel, whose team would secure the fourth spot in the …

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