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Latrobe grad Hanna Green advances to NCAA finals in 800m

By Paul Schofield
When Hanna Green was a senior at Latrobe in 2013, she told her coaches after the PIAA Track and Field Championships that she wasn’t going ...
Latrobe’s hopes of unbeaten season comes to close in WPIAL semifinals
By Kevin Ritchart
The Latrobe girls lacrosse team shared a lot this season. They shared in the pride of an undefeated regular season, in the journey to a ...
NA doubles, Latrobe’s Kissell win state tennis titles
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — One of the toughest accomplishments in high school tennis is to win at the highest level for the second consecutive year while plugging ...
WPIAL players take control of early rounds at PIAA tennis tournament
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Friday’s opening-round action in the PIAA singles and doubles tennis tournament proved successful for WPIAL players. The WPIAL placed three of the final four entrants in the Class AAA singles tournament and the same number in doubles. It has continued the trend of recent seasons in wrestling control away ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hempfield’s Hayden Fox, Latrobe’s Maddy Mueseler
By Andrew John
Hayden Fox School: Hempfield Sport: Track and field Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Fox earned the WPIAL Class AAA title in the pole vault after ...
Latrobe softball to return solid underclassmen group
By Kevin Ritchart
The Latrobe softball team had the lead for part of its first-round playoff game against Canon-McMillan last week. They just couldn’t hold it. The Wildcats dropped ...
Latrobe’s battle with adversity boosts team’s experience level
By Devon Moore
Latrobe baseball coach Matt Basciano and his team faced challenges this season early and often. Not much later, and more often than not, they came ...
Latrobe’s Mueseler sets standard in 300 hurdles
By Paul Schofield
A Maddy broke another Class AAA record at the WPIAL track and field championships Thursday at Baldwin, but this time it wasn’t Maddie Holmberg of ...
Latrobe battles through tough section slate to qualify for WPIAL boys volleyball playoffs
By Kevin Ritchart
The Latrobe boys volleyball team posted a .500 record in section competition during the 2015 regular season. The Wildcats went 6-6 to finish fourth in ...
Softball strikeout specialists prove to be game changers in WPIAL
By Bill Hartlep
It wasn’t long ago that a talented pitcher led Yough to a WPIAL softball championship. With a mix of power and finesse, Nicole Sleith struck out ...
Timely victories carry Latrobe baseball into postseason
By Kevin Ritchart
The 2015 season has been one long chemistry experiment for the Latrobe baseball team. Coach Matt Basciano has been adjusting the parameters of the experiment ...
Led by high-scoring offense, Latrobe girls lacrosse team stays unbeaten
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe girls lacrosse coach Kaytie Russo didn’t seem too concerned when visiting Greensburg Central Catholic scored the first goal of the game on senior night ...
New Latrobe girls basketball coach wants team to compete with ‘upper echelon’
By Kevin Ritchart
The past few seasons have ended the same way for the Latrobe girls basketball team. The Wildcats have finished in the middle of the pack in Section 1-AAAA and been eliminated in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs three years in a row. New coach Mark Burkardt, who was hired ...
Latrobe baseball routs Connellsville to move closer to WPIAL playoff berth
By Jason Black
For the Connellsville baseball team, hitting a late-season rough patch at home may prove to be its downfall in its quest to qualify for the ...
Monessen’s Bolton sprints to MVP honors at WCCA track meet
By Paul Schofield
When you run track at a small school, you look forward to competing against athletes from larger ones. That’s what happened to Monessen junior ...
High school notebook: Lombardi discusses 6 classes, heat acclimatization at WPIAL meeting
By Paul Schofield
PIAA Executive Director Dr. Robert Lombardi addressed principals and athletic directors Tuesday at the annual WPIAL meeting at the Double Tree in Green Tree. Lombardi discussed several items going on with the state’s athletics governing body, but the two topics that concerned the audience were the proposed six football ...
Latrobe boys lacrosse makes fresh start
By Kevin Lohman
Before the season, the Latrobe boys lacrosse team became an officially recognized varsity program, an upgrade from club sport status. This season also marks Pete Cuda’s first year as coach of a young Wildcats team that includes 11 sophomores and four freshmen. All in all, this season serves as an opportunity ...
Latrobe’s Mueseler turns heads at invitational
By Kevin Lohman
Behind a record-setting showing from senior Maddy Mueseler, the Latrobe girls track team turned in a strong performance at the Hempfield Lady Spartan Invitational earlier ...
Latrobe volleyball looks to bounce back from 0-3 start in Section 3-AAA
By Alex Oltmanns
Latrobe boys volleyball coach Drew Vosefski had a tough decision to make regarding one of his top players entering this season. Vosefski wrestled with the decision ...
Latrobe’s Mears bound for Colorado School of Mines
By Kevin Ritchart
For all the individual accolades he has garnered in the past couple of months, Tyler Mears is a team guy. That’s one of the key ...
Latrobe’s Kissell, Carlynton’s Phillips capture WPIAL singles titles in tennis
By Nathan Smith
Chad Kissell felt destined to win a WPIAL championship. The Latrobe senior is part of a family tennis dynasty. Older sisters Michaela, Joelle and Stacia all ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Latrobe’s Jared Kollar, Yough’s Macy Mularski
By Andrew John
Jared Kollar School: Latrobe Sport: Baseball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Kollar went 3 for 4 with a double, two RBIs ...
HS highlight reel: Boys tennis champs set to be crowned
By Tribune-Review
Latrobe’s Chad Kissell was a WPIAL Class AAA runner-up last season at the boys singles tennis tournament. Tuesday, he’ll chase the title that has eluded him the past three seasons. The four-time Section 1 champion is the top seed in this year’s WPIAL tournament. A Valparaiso recruit, he also finished fourth at ...
Latrobe tennis team off to 4-0 start
By Kevin Ritchart
The Latrobe boys tennis team is having fun. With a 4-0 overall record and a 3-0 mark in Section 1-AAA coming into this week, who can blame them? The Wildcats are on a roll thanks to a senior-laden lineup that’s used to taking care of business every time they take the ...
Nominees announced for Westmoreland County Scholar-Athlete awards
By Paul Schofield 11:25 p.m.
Westmoreland County Senior Judge John J. Driscoll can still see Atlanta Braves’ first baseman Sid Bream sliding home to defeat the Pirates in the 1992 National League Championship Series. It was gut-wrenching loss for him and many Pirates fans. The manager of that Pirates team, Jim Leyland, who also managed ...

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