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Overtime takedown vaults McKeesport’s Ingram into WPIAL semifinals

By Doug Gulasy 1:17 a.m.
Brandon Ingram wasn’t happy with his attacking on the first day of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling championships, but he made up for it in ...
Late-blooming Penn Hills girls restoring WPIAL championship glory
By Bill West
At the start of the playoffs and even after two upset wins in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs, Penn Hills girls basketball coach John Tate ...
Norwin clinches 1st WPIAL finals berth
By Dave Mackall
Norwin handed North Allegheny two of the Tigers’ three girls basketball losses so far this season, including one in the WPIAL playoffs Tuesday night that earned the Knights their first trip to a WPIAL title game. They’ll get their chance to take home the prize when they face upstart Penn Hills ...
Norwin’s Phipps chasing elusive WPIAL AAA wrestling title this week
By Paul Schofield
Norwin junior Drew Phipps has been one of the top wrestlers in the WPIAL the past three seasons. He’s closing in on 100 victories, but he’s ...
Norwin swimmers place at WPIAL championships
By Nathan Smith
Walking into Pitt’s Trees Pool last week, Norwin senior swimmer Kathryn Painter felt some pressure as the defending champion in the 200-yard individual medley and ...
Norwin boys basketball team falls in opening round of WPIAL playoffs
By Nathan Smith
For one quarter, it seemed that none of the Norwin boys basketball team’s shots would fall. That was all it took for Mt. Lebanon to build ...
Norwin’s Painter defends both her WPIAL swimming titles
By Doug Gulasy
Kathryn Painter’s tiredness didn’t set in until after she defended one of her WPIAL Class AAA swimming titles for the second straight day. The Norwin senior ...
Derry girls take 2nd at WPIAL meet
By Kevin Lohman
As the WPIAL Class AA championships concluded, exhausted swimmers and coaches began to usher their way out the doors of Pitt’s Trees Pool, eager to ...
Norwin pulls away in 2nd half, ousts Shaler, 48-36, in WPIAL quarterfinal
By Dave Mackall
Norwin was determined not to let happen what happened to the Knights during their first girls basketball meeting with Shaler. In the end, it cost them a victory. “We had a big lead in that game, and we left them back into it,” Norwin’s Alayna Gribble said Friday night after scoring ...
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Uhrin claims WPIAL gold in butterfly
By Kevin Lohman
After capturing a bronze medal at last season’s meet, Greensburg Central Catholic swimmer Brian Uhrin entered this season’s WPIAL Class AA championships hunting for gold. On ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Joe Satira, Norwin’s Alayna Gribble
By Robert Stinner
Joe Satira School: Serra Catholic Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Satira scored a game-high 35 points to lead the Eagles (9-13, 4-6) to a 67-38 win over Geibel in a WPIAL Class A preliminary-round game Friday night. “Joe is a fantastic kid,” coach Vince Gibbons said. ...
Gorman: Norwin’s relay teams swam for ‘Gram’
By Kevin Gorman
Sandy Ford lived for swimming and wanted nothing more than to see her family name back on Norwin’s pool record board. That hope rested with ...
Plum girls basketball falls prey to No. 3 Norwin’s pressure defense
By Doug Gulasy
Plum felt a good deal of pressure in its first-round playoff game Friday night. It came mostly from Norwin’s defense. Using a full-court press with frequent ...
Greensburg high school athletes of the week: Ligonier Valley’s Jordan Jones, Norwin’s Kathryn Painter
By Andrew John
Jordan Jones School: Ligonier Valley Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Jones, a three-sport athlete, scored 15 points to lead Ligonier Valley (12-7, 11-3) ...
Challenging schedule prepares No. 3 Norwin girls for postseason run
By Nathan Smith
The regular season left the Norwin girls basketball team better prepared for the WPIAL playoffs. In addition to playing Class AAAA’s top-seed — Section 1 champ ...
Norwin’s Deri commits to West Liberty for football
By Nathan Smith
When Norwin senior Logan Deri was looking to find a school to continue his football career, he found everything he was looking for at West ...
Penn-Trafford girls awarded No. 1 seed
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford’s girls basketball team surprised many last season by winning the WPIAL Class AAAA title as the No. 7 seed. The Warriors (21-1) won’t be sneaking ...
Norwin heavyweight Rice focused on postseason run
By Nathan Smith
For Norwin’s Hayden Rice, every ounce of work he puts in now is one step closer to postseason success. “I was on a treadmill the other ...
Lundy sisters giving a boost to Norwin bowling team
By Katie Foglia
The Norwin bowling team is a tight knit group. To some of the kids, the team feels like family and – for others – it is family. Ed Lundy is the head coach of the club and his twin daughters, juniors Brooke and Brianna, are just two of the 16 kids ...
Hempfield defeats Norwin, 59-44, gains share of Section 1-AAAA title
By Paul Schofield
Hempfield clinched at least a tie for the Section 1-AAAA title Tuesday, and it could secure the top seed in the upcoming WPIAL Class AAAA ...
Hempfield boys swim team claims WCCA title by winning final event
By Nathan Smith
Only three points separated Franklin Regional, Hempfield and Penn-Trafford in the boys standings of the Westmoreland County Coaches Association swimming championships heading into the final ...
Norwin’s Perz scores 32 in nonsection win over McKeesport
By Dave Mackall
It wasn’t a section game, but Norwin coach Lynn Washowich placed great emphasis on playing with passion against McKeesport. That included limiting silly mistakes one night after losing a 10-point decision at Latrobe in a Section 1-AAAA game. The Knights responded favorably Wednesday night as Curtis Perz scored 32 points, and Norwin ...
Norwin guard DelleFemine suffering no sophomore slump
By Nathan Smith 9:00 p.m.
There has been no ‘sophomore slump’ for Norwin’s Anthony DelleFemine. The underclassman was tasked the role of playing point guard for the Knights heading into the ...
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 ...

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