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Previewing the the 2015 WPIAL baseball championships

By Chris Harlan
Breaking down the 2015 WPIAL baseball championships: CLASS AAAA Norwin vs. Central Catholic 5 p.m. Wednesday, Consol Energy Park No. ...
Norwin posts 3rd straight shutout, reaches WPIAL finals
By Chris Harlan
Add seven more to Norwin’s scoreless innings streak. With a three-hitter from senior starter Nick Amendola, the Knights shut out a third straight playoff opponent ...
Norwin boys 3,200-meter relay team wins WPIAL title
By Nathan Smith
Heading into the WPIAL championships, the Norwin boys 3,200-meter relay team was looking to finished second or third and continue on to states. But it will ...
Norwin girls track and field sends several to states
By Nathan Smith
For the Norwin girls track and field team, a pair of seniors led what was an overall strong day at the WPIAL Class AAA track ...
Pitching, defense lead Norwin to playoff win over North Allegheny
By Chris Harlan
Norwin’s John Driggers could celebrate ground balls like they’re strikeouts, because for him they’re just as effective. With an error-free defense behind him Wednesday, the ...
Norwin boys lacrosse has up-and-down season
By Devon Moore
For all the tough times the Norwin lacrosse team endured down the stretch this year, coach Chad Good thinks the silver lining lies somewhere along a sharp learning curve. “We had a little bumpy road,” said the first-year coach. “It was tough for myself and the team getting acclimated. New coach, ...
Norwin track sending athletes in 22 events to WPIAL championships
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin track and field teams will be well represented at the WPIAL Class AAA championships on Thursday at Baldwin. The Knights will send 16 individuals ...
Norwin volleyball ends Penn-Trafford’s section title hopes
By Nathan Smith
All that separated the Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team from a section title was one game. Unfortunately that game was against rival Norwin. The Knights went onto Penn-Trafford’s ...
HS highlight reel: Track athletes aim for Top 8 finishes
By Tribune-Review
Qualifying meets for the WPIAL track and field championships will be held at five sites Thursday with the top eight finishers in each event earning a spot at the May 14 championship. The Class AAA qualifiers will be at Pine-Richland (Northern), West Mifflin (Southern) and Norwin (Central). The Class AA ...
Norwin boys volleyball looking for consistency
By Nathan Smith
For the Norwin boys volleyball team, the final week of the season is about finding consistency. Since dropping a 3-2 decision to Penn-Trafford last month, coach ...
Norwin’s bats coming alive heading into WPIAL playoffs
By Nathan Smith
Putting the bat on the ball hasn’t been much of an issue for the Norwin baseball team. The Knights (10-3) have scored in double figures seven ...
Norwin boys track’s Quealy entering final lap of senior season
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior Trey Quealy knows how much a second — or tenths of a second — can make in a race At last season’s ...
HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles
By Tribune-Review
Monday’s WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams. On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try for a three-peat, while recent champs Hempfield, Canon-McMillan and Butler also will compete. The group has combined to win the past nine titles. In Class AA, ...
Norwin boys track’s Quealy entering final lap of senior season
By Nathan Smith
Norwin senior Trey Quealy knows how much a second – or tenths of a second – can make in a race At last season’s WPIAL ...
Connellsville softball eliminated from playoff contention after 10-0 loss to Norwin
By Jason Black
It’s been a difficult season for the Connellsville softball team, and the Falcons’ very slim hopes of qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs were ...
Gorman: Gribble lets game speak
By Kevin Gorman
Alayna Gribble fell in love with Petersen Events Center when she walked onto the court for the WPIAL Class AAAA girls basketball final. What the ...
Norwin’s Plecenik looks to vault to another WPIAL title
By Nathan Smith
For Kelsey Plecenik, this is the last chance. The Norwin track and field senior comes into the season knowing it is her last opportunity top reach her goals before she heads off to college. “You can’t say ‘oh there is always next year’ anymore,” Plecenik said. “This is my last year and ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: California’s Aaron Previnsky, Norwin’s Christiana Skrabak
By Andrew John
Aaron Previnsky School: California Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Previnsky, a Seton Hill recruit, hit a home run, two doubles and drove ...
WCCA football showcase returning for third year
By Nathan Smith
High school football combines have been gaining momentum in recent years as a way for high school athletes to get their names out to college coaches. Westmoreland County is no different as the Westmoreland County Coaches Association will present its third annual showcase. For WCCA president Larry Sellito, the important word ...
Norwin softball battling for section title
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin softball team’s season got off to a soggy start. The Knights have started 4-1 but have had as many games postponed due to the ...
Norwin’s Perz plays in annual Hoops for a Cure event
By Nathan Smith
It was a fitting end to the season for Norwin basketball player Curtis Perz. One of the WPIAL’s top scorers this past season, Perz scored 18 ...
Norwin baseball uses 2-out hitting to double up Connellsville
By Jason Black
There were plenty of opportunities to score runs in Wednesday’s Section 2-AAAA baseball game between Connellsville and visiting Norwin. The difference in the game was ...
3-sport Norwin star transitioning to volleyball court
By Alex Oltmanns
In the current era of specialization in youth athletics, it’s a rarity to see a high school athlete compete in three sports. Not only is Norwin senior Zeke Kljucaric doing just that, but he’s excelling in all three. Transitioning from being a wide receiver and linebacker on the gridiron in the fall, ...
Norwin’s Brozeski named Daily News Girls Basketball Coach of the Year
By Bill Hartlep
Norwin’s victory ceremony at Petersen Events Center will be hard to forget for coach Brian Brozeski. The fourth-year coach draped a gold medal around the ...
Hempfield’s Harrell, Norwin’s Gribble named Greensburg Tribune-Review Basketball Players of the Year
By Bill Hartlep and Paul Schofield
BOYS PLAYER OF THE YEAR Kason Harrell Hempfield 6-3, Sr., GUARD There were times this season opposing coaches tried to stop Hempfield senior Kason Harrell with ...

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