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Norwin boys basketball looks to use fast pace, deep bench

By Nathan Smith
After falling to North Allegheny in the opening round of last season’s WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs, the Norwin boys basketball team didn’t wait long to ...
Norwin swimmer Painter headed to Kentucky
By Nathan Smith
When Norwin senior swimmer Kathryn Painter visited the campus of the University of Kentucky, she knew she wanted to be part of Big Blue Nation. The ...
Norwin baseball player Perry headed to Lock Haven
By Nathan Smith
Connor Perry remembers trying out for Penn-Trafford’s baseball team in eighth grade and not making the cut. But after several years of work, the Norwin senior ...
Norwin’s Wensel signs with Lafayette softball
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior softball player Maddie Wensel was looking for the right fit for where she going to continue her education and playing career. She found that ...
Norwin’s Miller signs with Pitt-Johnstown wrestling
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior wrestler Kevin Miller knew he wanted to wrestle at the college level since he was 5 years old. Now he is going to get ...
Norwin volleyball proud of season despite early playoff exit
By Alex Oltmanns
After winning the WPIAL Section 1-AAA title last season and advancing to the PIAA playoffs, the Norwin girls volleyball team had high expectations entering the ...
Central Catholic fights its way through decisive win over Norwin
By Nathan Smith
For the 12th straight season, Pittsburgh Central Catholic is in the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinals. But getting there wasn’t easy. The third-seeded Vikings (9-1) defeated No. 14-seeded Norwin, 42-7, at Cupples Stadium. Central Catholic’s halftime lead was 14 points. “I credit (Norwin) for playing a great game,” Central Catholic coach Terry Totten ...
Scoring droughts hurt Norwin boys soccer squad
By Alex Oltmanns 9:00 p.m.
Boasting a 12-3 record with just three regular season games remaining, the Norwin boys soccer team had a WPIAL Section 1-AAA title and extended WPIAL ...
Norwin XC finishes season at WPIAL finals
By Nathan Smith 9:00 p.m.
The Norwin cross country teams wrapped the season up with strong performances at the WPIAL races last week. The boys team finished in 17th in Class AAA, led junior Tyler Laughery’s time of 17:22. Three runners separated Laughery and a trip to the PIAA championship race. “He was about 15 seconds ...
HS highlight reel: Norwin wrestler headed to Bucknell
By Tribune-Review
Norwin junior Drew Phipps scoffs at the notion he must remain patient as a wrestler. He left Hershey frustrated last spring by his fourth-place finish ...
Penn-Trafford earns No. 2 seed, will play Fox Chapel in 1st round of WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Undefeated Penn-Trafford was rewarded the No. 2 seed by the WPIAL football committee Monday at the annual pairings meeting. The WPIAL announced the first-round pairings ...
Penn-Trafford remains unbeaten, shuts out Norwin
By Nathan Smith
There are a lot of words that can be used to describe the Penn-Trafford football team’s regular season. Perfect can be added to the list. The ...
Norwin tennis had breakout season
By Alex Oltmanns
If history is any indicator, the Norwin girls tennis team’s season is typically over by the second week of October. But for the first time in ...
Norwin volleyball hopes to continue postseason success
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin girls volleyball team made an impromptu trek to the PIAA Class AAA playoffs last season after finishing third in the WPIAL. The Knights are ...
H.S. Picks rounding into postseason form
By H.s. Picks
It seems like it was just last week that the high school football season started. But here we are in Week 9, the final week of the regular season. The WPIAL playoffs begin next week, and what have we learned? Well, for starters, Penn-Trafford appears to be the best team in Westmoreland County. ...
No. 5 McKeesport pulls away from Norwin
By Mark Kaboly
George Smith is known for the flexbone triple-option offense — he has been running it at McKeesport for the better part of 20 years. However, ...
Norwin girls soccer wins 1st section title since 2011, prepares for playoffs
By Nathan Smith
Even though the scoreboard said 1-1 at Penn Trafford’s Warrior Stadium, the Norwin girls soccer team walked away winners. The Knights battled their section rival to ...
Norwin hockey under guidance of first-year coach
By Nathan Smith
It is truly new season for the Norwin hockey team – a new coach, a new classification and many new players. Steve Butler takes over the coaching reigns of the Knights after a 2-18 season that saw the team lose its top 10 point producers to graduation. “It really depends on ...
Norwin XC finishes strong at WCCA event
By Alex Oltmanns
With the WPIAL championships less than two weeks away, the Norwin boys and girls cross country teams welcomed the opportunity for preparation with a rigorous tune-up meet on last week. Competing against the top competitors from across the county, the boys team finished second while the girls squad placed third at ...
Norwin girls confident after retaking Section 1-AAA title from rival Penn-Trafford
By Nathan Smith
Even though the scoreboard said 1-1 at Penn Trafford’s Warrior Stadium, the Norwin girls soccer team walked away a winner. The Knights battled their section ...
Big plays work for Norwin in win over Connellsville
By Mark Katarski
Before Friday night’s Quad East game between Norwin and Connellsville, both coaches agreed that four or five big plays would determine the outcome. Following the game, ...
Connellsville looking to rebound against Norwin
By Jason Black
Connellsville didn’t waste time putting last week’s performance against Plum in the rearview mirror. “The coaches came in at 6:30 on Saturday morning, and the ...
Norwin Athletic Hall of Fame inducts 13
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin Athletic Hall of Fame honored nine individuals and four teams as part of the Class of 2014 last week. And while their inductions speeches ...
Norwin boys soccer headed to postseason
By Nathan Smith
No matter what happens over the final three games of the season, the Norwin boys soccer team is headed to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. Not bad for a team who graduated 16 players from a playoff team a year ago. “We put in a lot of work during the summer and ...
Norwin routs winless Kiski Area behind Deri’s 4 TDs
By Thomas Zuck
Norwin, behind Peyton Deri’s four rushing touchdowns, kept pace for a playoff berth with a 42-3 victory over Kiski Area on Friday in a Quad East game. Norwin (3-2, 4-2) took advantage of numerous Kiski Area missed opportunities in the first half to build an insurmountable lead. “Every game comes down to ...

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