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

By Andrew John
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 ...
Latrobe’s Mueseler competes at indoor state meet
By Andrew John
The first day of practice for the spring sports season was Monday, and Latrobe senior Maddy Mueseler began her final season as a member of ...
Latrobe’s Pletcher looking to rebound at PIAA tourney following WPIAL loss
By Paul Schofield
If Latrobe junior Luke Pletcher had his choice, he probably would want to be a three-time PIAA champion more than a three-time WPIAL champion. Pletcher lost ...
Waynesburg senior Headlee defeats country’s top-ranked at 132 to claim WPIAL Class AAA title
By Paul Schofield
Waynesburg senior A.C. Headlee couldn’t wait to face two-time WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA champion Luke Pletcher of Latrobe. He got his chance Saturday at the ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Derry’s George Phillippi, Latrobe’s Monica Sowinski
By Andrew John
George Phillippi School: Derry Sport: Wrestling Year: Junior Claim to fame: Phillippi (36-3) captured his third WPIAL Class AA title after 16-1 tech fall win ...
Derry girls swimmers, Latrobe’s Sowinski look ahead to PIAA championship meet
By Karen Kadilak
After its best finish in the WPIAL, the Derry girls swimming team looks forward to the PIAA Class AA championship meet March 11-12 at Bucknell. The ...
Latrobe hockey team preps for postseason
By Kevin Ritchart
For the first three months of the 2014-15 season, the Latrobe hockey team didn’t have a signature win to its credit. That all changed with a hard-fought road win over Moon earlier this month. The Wildcats (9-8-1) bested Moon, 3-1, on Feb. 9 at the Airport Ice Arena, the team’s first ...
Pateras makes 7 3-pointers to lead Upper St. Clair past No. 7 seed Latrobe
By Bill West
No one on the basketball court at Charleroi stayed hot quite like Upper St. Clair junior guard Zack Pateras — and not just because he ...
Despite losing Navy recruit Cullen, Latrobe has found success
By Paul Schofield
When you lose arguably one of the top basketball players in the area before the season starts, there is a good chance your season won’t ...
Latrobe wrestlers change focus after postseason loss
By Kevin Ritchart
There’s no disputing the fact that members of the Latrobe wrestling team were disappointed after being eliminated in the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals late last ...
After downing rival Hempfield, Latrobe boys primed for WPIAL playoffs
By Kevin Lohman
Fresh off a 78-73 victory over Hempfield that gave it split possession of the Section 1-AAAA crown for the first time since 2009, the Latrobe ...
Latrobe boys basketball team stuns top-ranked Hempfield
By Bill West
Still buzzing from a home victory that ended Hempfield’s Section 1-AAAA win streak Friday night, Latrobe senior Matt Dragan climbed a ladder in front of ...
Kiski Area boys basketball team falls to Latrobe, 64-57, in overtime
By George Guido
Heartbreaking losses have been all too common for the Kiski Area boys basketball team this season. But Tuesday night’s setback against Latrobe might have been the toughest to swallow. Two Mike Simmons free throws with 5.6 seconds left in the fourth quarter gave Kiski Area a three-point lead. But Latrobe’s ...
Latrobe trio set for PIHL all-star contest
By Alex Oltmanns
Three members of the Latrobe hockey team will have an opportunity to get a little extra ice time this weekend. That’s because forward Brendan Johns, defenseman ...
Latrobe girls capture third straight WCCA swimming championship
By Karen Kadilak
After winning its third consecutive county title, the Latrobe girls swimming team looks forward to the WPIAL Class AAA championship meet this month. The Wildcats, one ...
Franklin Regional wrestling rallies to top Belle Vernon, defends team title
By Bill West
Franklin Regional sophomore Ryan Deloach made sure to add a few extra “pleases” as he went through his prayer routine prior to his bout in ...
Latrobe earns return trip to WPIAL Class AAA wrestling semifinals
By Paul Schofield
When Latrobe defeated Kiski Area in the semifinals of the Section 1-AAA tournament last week, heavyweight Tyler Mears lost an overtime decision. He vowed that wouldn’t ...
Butler’s 31-point night carries Latrobe past Norwin
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe sophomore Austin Butler hit his first three shots of the game Tuesday night against Norwin. Then he sort of disappeared in the second quarter. Norwin ...
Franklin Regional wrestling states case for No. 1 seed
By Paul Schofield
The Franklin Regional and Latrobe wrestling teams turned in quite a battle in the Section 1-AAA team tournament Wednesday at Franklin Regional. Returning PIAA and WPIAL ...
Greensburg athletes of the week: Latrobe’s Austin Butler, Mt. Pleasant’s Alexa Szelong
By Andrew John
Austin Butler School: Latrobe Sport: Basketball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Butler, who is averaging 20.3 ppg., finished with a game-high 35 points for ...
Hempfield stays hot, shuts down cold-shooting Latrobe
By Paul Schofield
Hempfield and Latrobe were locked in a close battle for the first 12 minutes of Tuesday’s Section 1-AAAA first-place showdown. Trib Total Media’s No. 2- ranked Spartans ...
Latrobe girls basketball trying to find consistency
By Kevin Lohman
The first 12 games of the 2014-15 season have been a roller-coaster ride for the Latrobe girls basketball team. The lows include a three-game losing streak ...
Latrobe junior wrestler captures 3rd WCCA title with win over rival
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe junior Luke Pletcher and Derry junior Micky Phillippi will face each other on the wrestling mat again this season, but there won’t be anything ...
Franklin Regional rallies from 3rd place to earn WCCA tournament title
By Paul Schofield
Franklin Regional needed to be perfect and then some to win its third consecutive Westmoreland County Coaches Association wrestling tournament title. The Panthers got the ...
Annual WCCA tourney to feature some of nation’s top high school wrestlers
By Paul Schofield
For years, the hotbed of high school wrestling in the WPIAL resided in Greene and Washington counties. Not any more. The hotbed shifted east to ...

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