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Bottom of lineup leads Hempfield softball past Latrobe in PIAA 1st round

When Hempfield coach Bob Kalp is in the third base coaching box, he's not concerned about what portion of the batting order the Spartans have ...

Big 7th inning propels Baldwin into WPIAL softball final

With the score tied and Latrobe still batting with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Baldwin softball coach Vince Sortino took a ...

Latrobe softball upsets No. 2 Shaler in WPIAL quarterfinals

It was supposed to be a battle between two strong pitchers and just the first of many softball games in Shaler's postseason run. But this ...

Coles throws 4-hitter to lead Norwin past rival Latrobe in WPIAL quarterfinals

Prior to his first career WPIAL baseball playoffs victory, Norwin right-hander Chad Coles was hoping his pitches would find the strike zone so his teammates ...

Latrobe, Kollar shut out North Allegheny in opening round

It was a good, old-fashioned pitchers' duel to open the WPIAL Class AAAA baseball playoffs Monday at Shaler's Matulevic Field. Latrobe's Jarred Kollar gave up one ...

Latrobe girls lacrosse strives to reverse trend of postseason exits

Recent springs have followed a similar pattern for the Latrobe girls lacrosse team. Dominance in the regular season comes first, but then defeat in the playoffs ...

Defense fuels Latrobe girls lacrosse team

Latrobe girls lacrosse coach Kaytie Russo always has used a high pressure, man-marking defense since taking over the program in 2011. Her players have executed ...

Narrow losses motivate Latrobe boys volleyball team

The Latrobe boys volleyball team is in the thick of the Section 3-AAA race with a 7-2 record, but according to coach Drew Vosefski, the ...

Alum Pinto molds Latrobe's softball team into winner

As Latrobe softball coach Alexa Pinto watches her third season unfold, the same hope and desire for success is there from her days as an ...

Deep junior class has No. 5 Latrobe baseball reaching for return trip to postseason

A year later and a year older, Latrobe's 2016 baseball team quietly has begun serving notice that the Wildcats expect to contend for something meaningful ...

Franklin Regional's Lee named 2016 Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

Franklin Regional junior wrestler Spencer Lee almost didn't compete during the 2015-16 season. He had surgery in the fall to repair a tear in the ...

Westmoreland's Athletes of the Week: Latrobe's Jared Kollar and Mt. Pleasant's Meadow Uncapher

Jared Kollar School: Latrobe Sport: Baseball Class: Junior Claim to fame: Kollar pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts as fifth-ranked Latrobe opened season with a ...

Allderdice's Jackson, Norwin's Gribble named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Basketball Players of the Year

Boys Basketball Player of the Year James Jackson Allderdice 6-3, senior, Guard Allderdice senior James Jackson marveled at the crowds that followed his Dragons all ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL baseball season

Class AAAA Preseason Top Five Team (2015 record) 1. Central Catholic (12-8) 2. Plum (19-3) 3. North Allegheny (12-9) 4. Butler (10-10) 5. Latrobe (11-10) Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: A ...

5 WPIAL wrestlers win state Class AAA titles

HERSHEY — Franklin Regional junior Spencer Lee usually doesn't celebrate after a match. On Saturday at the PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championships, Lee stared up ...

Latrobe's Pletcher moves on to PIAA Class AAA semifinals with showdown victory

HERSHEY — Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher figured he'd face Nazareth sophomore Sammy Sasso at some point during the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships. For Pletcher, ...

WPIAL champion trio set to take aim at 3rd PIAA wrestling titles 

Franklin Regional junior Spencer Lee wasn't pleased with how he wrestled during the WPIAL Class AAA tournament over the weekend. He didn't want to use an ...

North Hills stops Latrobe in PIAA playoffs

Another Saturday and another week of practice meant another opportunity for North Hills, and this time it delivered. The Indians held Latrobe to 35 points ...

Lee, Pletcher earn 3rd WPIAL Class AAA wrestling titles

Winning WPIAL wrestling championships are exciting for some, but Franklin Regional junior Spencer Lee and Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher have bigger goals. Both became three-time WPIAL ...

Latrobe's Pletcher, FR's Lee out to join elite group of 3-time WPIAL champs 

Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher isn't worried about what could have been. Instead, he is focusing on the future. The WPIAL Class AAA Championships/PIAA Southwest Regional will take ...

Latrobe boys basketball coach Wetzel enjoys best season yet

At the foot of the mountain ridges in the eastern-most portion of the WPIAL, a community has rallied this season around the exploits of its ...

Pine-Richland wins WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal thriller over No. 1 Latrobe

Andrew Kristofic spent most of Wednesday's WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal at Plum watching from the bench. But after Phil Jurkovec fouled out with 1:51 remaining in ...

HS highlight reel: Class AAA section tournaments set for Saturday

The WPIAL will host four section wrestling tournaments Saturday to set the field for its Class AAA tournament. Tournaments will be held at ...

'Week Zero' option allows Hempfield, Greensburg Salem football to again face off

When the WPIAL announced the new conferences earlier this week, many thought some rivalries would be lost. But in Westmoreland County, it actually rekindled some old ...

No. 1 Latrobe survives quarterfinal scare from Bethel Park

With its leading scorer — a junior — in foul trouble, top-seeded Latrobe found help elsewhere to advance to the WPIAL Class AAAA boys basketball ...


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