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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 12:22 p.m.
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 ...
Norwin’s Gribble named Daily News Girls Basketball Player of the Year
By Bill Hartlep
Eleven points is all that separates Alayna Gribble from becoming highest-scoring girls’ basketball player in Norwin history. With likely just one more half of basketball, ...
Blackhawk’s Omogrosso, Vincentian’s Wise named state’s players of the year
By Staff Report
Blackhawk’s Chassidy Omogrosso and Vincentian Academy’s Brenna Wise continue to defend their titles. Less than two weeks after they each helped their girls basketball teams ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior girls basketball players had special seasons
By Daily News Staff
Seniors dominated the 2015 Daily News Fabulous 15 girls basketball team. A total of 10 seniors were chosen, including three from WPIAL playoff team Elizabeth ...
Norwin boys volleyball tapping into potential
By Nathan Smith
When asked what he likes most about his squad, Norwin boys volleyball coach Allen Warden was quick to respond with his answers – the potential. After ...
New coach looking to continue to grow Norwin girls lacrosse
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin girls lacrosse team continues to grow. The club team is in its third year of existence. As they continues to work on being a WPIAL-recognized team, the Knights have had their first coaching change as Mackenzie McGuire replaced Bernie Ferris. The new coach has a vision of continuing the ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team
By Daily News Staff
Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class AAA ...
Nominees announced for Westmoreland County Scholar-Athlete awards
By Paul Schofield
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 ...
Norwin lacrosse looks for ‘Good’ season under new coach
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin boys lacrosse team started the season last week with a first for the program – a season-opening win. The young program got off to a strong start with a 12-2 win over Hempfield. It is a feat that first-year coach Chad Good hopes to see more this season. “We were ...
New faces looking to make impact with Norwin baseball
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin baseball team will be reloading when as it enters the 2015 season. The Knights went 14-4 last season and reached the WPIAL Class AAAA ...
New Norwin tennis coach benefiting from senior presence
By Katie Foglia
The Norwin boys tennis team is starting off the 2014-15 season with some returning senior starters, a few freshman additions as well as a new head coach. First-year coach Katie Garrity said the senior leadership from the three singles starters – Nate Alford, Mitch Atkins and Jordan Walk – has helped ...
Norwin girls upended in PIAA West Region final
By Dave Mackall
ALTOONA — Norwin senior Laura Buchanan wiped the tears away while she and her teammates consoled one another Tuesday night after the WPIAL champion Knights ...
Norwin’s Painter finishes high school swimming career on high note
By Dave Mackall
There’s nothing fancy about the way Kathryn Painter swims, but she sure gets results in the pool. It probably never was more evident than Saturday at the PIAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, where Painter, a Norwin senior who is committed to Kentucky, won a gold ...
WPIAL boosts medal haul at PIAA swimming, diving event with 3 more golds
By Dave Mackall
LEWISBURG — WPIAL Class AAA competitors claimed three top spots Saturday on the final day of the 2015 PIAA swimming and diving championships, bringing to 18 the number of gold medals produced this season by District 7 schools. During the four-day event at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium, 11 WPIAL golds were ...
Norwin girls beat North Allegheny again, reach PIAA semifinals
By Paul Schofield
The third time wasn’t a lucky charm for the North Allegheny girls against Norwin. Instead, Norwin coach Brian Brozeski said since St. Patrick’s Day is only ...
Norwin’s Painter places 4th at PIAA meet
By Doug Gulasy
LEWISBURG — Kathryn Painter felt nerves coming on as she prepared to compete in the preliminary heats at the PIAA Class AAA swimming championships, and those butterflies grew even stronger by the finals. Norwin’s senior standout managed to shake them off, earning a medal in the girls 200-yard individual medley for ...

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