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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Norwin boys competing with the WPIAL’s elite
By Alex Oltmanns
Standing at 9-3 overall and 6-1 in WPIAL Section 1-AAA, the Norwin boys soccer team has plenty of reason to be optimistic. But then when you consider that the Knights’ three losses have come to teams with a combined 30-1-1 mark, their record appears all the more impressive. Even in …
The future is now for Norwin girls soccer
By Nathan Smith
The future is bright for the Norwin girls soccer team. The Lady Knights have 28 underclassmen – 15 sophomores and 13 freshmen – on the …
Ferragonio setting in with Norwin volleyball
By Alex Oltmanns
Despite being in just her first season as a starter for the Norwin girls volleyball team, Maria Ferragonio earned second team All-WPIAL honors a year ago as the Knights claimed their first WPIAL Section 1-AAA title since 2006. Now a junior, the setter is hoping to raise her level of …
Plum’s surge hands Norwin 1st loss, 23-14
By Nathan Smith
After his squad’s 23-14 Quad East win over No. 10 Norwin, Plum coach Matt Morgan praised his defense’s physicality. “The defense played unbelievable,” Morgan said. “We were fast and physical. People don’t get we weren’t this physical last season. Our scheme is having guys teeing off on people.” Trailing 14-3 …
Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Norwin’s Peyton Deri
By Bill West
At 6-foot-2 and 185 pounds, Norwin junior running back/linebacker Peyton Deri is a little brother of senior safety/receiver Logan Deri only in the symbolic sense. …
Norwin freshman Santilli ready for more competition after section singles title
By Nathan Smith
Norwin’s Maria Santilli had a home-court advantage during the Section 1-AAA singles semifinals and finals last week. With the final two matches of the tournament …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mt. Pleasant’s Zackery Bednar, Norwin’s Maria Santilli
By Andrew John
Zackery Bednar School: Mt. Pleasant Year: Senior Sport: Soccer/football Claim to fame: Bednar netted four goals to lead Mt. Pleasant (3-2, 2-1) to a 5-0 …
1 year after 0-2 start, 5 WPIAL teams are seeing how the other side lives
By Chris Harlan
Laurel Highlands coach Zack Just shared a sense of optimism with his players this week. Sure, they’re heavy underdogs to Thomas Jefferson, but there’s reason …
Norwin looking for success at section singles tournament
By Nathan Smith
Things couldn’t have started any better for the Norwin girls tennis team.The Lady Knights compiled an impressive 7-0 overall record through last week, while going 4-0 in Section 1-AAA play. But for the team, success was an expectation. “We have a lot of experience,” Norwin coach Ryan Hornick said. “The …
Norwin girls soccer not using youth as an excuse
By Bill West
An infectious maturity has spread through the Norwin girls soccer team to the point that senior outside midfielder Maddy Fisher considers it fairly easy to …
Norwin remains perfect with win against Hempfield
By Nathan Smith
The last time Norwin started 2-0, none of its current players was in high school. The Knights changed that with a 21-0 win Friday over …
Norwin cross country finishes strong at Gateway Invite
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin cross country teams had a strong start to the season at the 22nd Annual Gateway Invitational on Saturday. The boys team finished in …
Late 98-yard pick 6 seals Norwin’s shutout win over Latrobe
By Andrew Erickson
For the first time in David Brozeski’s long Norwin coaching career, the game ball was his. After serving for many years as a Knights assistant, …
Norwin Knights to host alumni cheerleader game Sept. 5
By Tony LaRussa
Some of Sandy Daugherty’s fondest memories of attending Norwin High School in the 1960s were during her junior and senior years as a member of the cheerleading squad. The 1965 Norwin graduate and other former cheerleaders are about to get a chance to once again rouse fan spirits. The first …
Norwin field hockey team’s potential intrigues new coach
By Doug Gulasy
Because she was hired a week after preseason camp officially began, Kiley Morgan’s first impression of the Norwin field hockey team came during the squad’s …

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