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Norwin players enthusiastic after postseason berth

By Nathan Smith
The Dave Brozeski era of Norwin football got off to a good start. The Knights finished last campaign with a winning regular season and reached the ...
Norwin football expecting continued success
By Nathan Smith
The 2014 season saw a reverse in fortunes for the Norwin football team. In Dave Brozeski’s first year as coach, the Knights claimed their first winning ...
HSFB preview by position: Local linebackers pack a punch
By Chris Harlan
There’s more than one way to play linebacker. A year ago, McKeesport’s Tymar Sutton and Central Catholic’s David Adams excelled in much different roles. A ...
HSFB preview by position: Skill not measured in catches for area tight ends
By Chris Harlan
The stats aren’t always pretty, but the talent is there. The WPIAL returns a selection of standout tight ends with the ideal size, strength and ...
Norwin tight end Petrick switches commitment to Temple
By Nathan Smith
When Norwin senior tight end Steve Petrick initially made his college commitment, he was going to be a Duke. Now he is going to be an ...
Norwin football uses WCCA 7-on-7 event to prepare for upcoming season
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin football team will start its preseason camp next month as the Knights prepare for their opening kickoff against Latrobe on Sept. 4. But Norwin ...
Norwin girls basketball win McKeesport summer league
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin girls basketball team has continued its winning ways into the summer season. Months after the Knights claimed the first WPIAL title in school history ...
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Liberatore named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield
PLAYER OF THE YEAR COLLIN LIBERATORE Greensburg Central Catholic, senior, pitcher/First baseman Collin Liberatore was a big reason why Greensburg Central Catholic won its ...
WPIAL champion Norwin girls claim McKeesport Summer League title
By Dave Mackall
Some lesser-known players helped Norwin Gold come away with the Varsity Division title at the McKeesport Girls Basketball Summer League, but it was a familiar face the Knights looked to for the winning basket. Alayna Gribble’s driving layup counted just before the final buzzer, breaking a tie and lifting Norwin Gold ...
Norwin’s Gribble named Daily News Girls Athlete of the Year
By Ed Phillipps
The banner year the Norwin girls basketball team did not quite register for Alayna Gribble until she saw the banner itself. At a late-May unveiling for ...
Norwin grad McDowell drafted by Brewers; Tigers take Trinity grad Havrilak
By Bill West
Home from the University of Connecticut for the summer, North Huntington native Max McDowell found a reason Wednesday afternoon to attend the night’s Pirates game ...
Central Catholic knocks off Norwin to win 1st WPIAL baseball title
By Chris Harlan
Central Catholic coach Frank LaCava joked that he wanted to wrap his hands around his pitcher’s neck at times this season. Not anymore. Instead, ...
Norwin volleyball has successful year despite rebuilding
By Alex Oltmanns
After winning the WPIAL Section 3-AAA title each of the last four years, the Norwin boys volleyball program has become accustomed to winning championships. But after ...
Norwin’s Ridgeway commits to West Liberty wrestling
By Nathan Smith
Heading into his senior season, Norwin wrestler Josh Ridgeway didn’t know if he would continue the sport at the next level. But after a strong season ...
Norwin’s Plecenik to continue competing with Seton Hill track
By Nathan Smith
While Kelsey Plecenik wrapped up her high school track and field career last week, the Norwin senior is far from finished as she will continue ...
Norwin baseball looking for respect during playoff run
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin baseball team heard a lot of things this season – it would struggle to get into the playoffs, other teams have more talent, ...
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 ...

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