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Penn-Trafford boys volleyball dealing with high turnover

By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team is starting the season fast. The Warriors kicked their schedule off at the North Allegheny tournament this past Saturday, getting wins over Shaler, Penn Hills, North Hills and Bishop Guilfoyle to finish fifth out of 16 teams. The team then defeated Peters Township 3-0 on Monday before ...
Penn-Trafford lacrosse jumping into WPIAL competition
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse team now has more to play for. Despite playing a WPIAL schedule the last two seasons, the Warriors were considered a club team and were unable to quality for postseason play. Now a member of Section 1 of Division 2, Penn-Trafford could finish as one of the ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford’s Joe Ference, Latrobe’s Meredith Carr
By Andrew John
Joe Ference School: Penn-Trafford Sport: Diving Year: Junior Claim to fame: Ference captured his first Class AAA state title in 1-meter diving ...
New coach looking to put Penn-Trafford boys tennis back on top
By Kevin Ritchart
The Penn-Trafford boys tennis team is looking to get back on top. The Warriors finished third in Section 1-AAA in 2014 after winning the section title the previous three seasons. After a handful of years away from the team, coach Jane Debone returns to lead a Penn-Trafford squad that lost to ...
Penn-Trafford baseball preparing for season with new coach
By Nathan Smith
First-year Penn-Trafford baseball coach Dan Miller admits he is walking into a successful program – to an extent. “The team has had success when you look ...
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 ...
Penn-Trafford wrestling wraps season up at state tournament
By Nathan Smith
There was just one mountain Penn-Traffor’s Cameron Coy couldn’t scale this season. After winning the 132-pound state title last season, the sophomore moved up to 138 ...
Penn-Trafford’s Coy, Franklin Regional’s Brown escape with close wins
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — When Penn-Trafford sophomore Cam Coy looked at the brackets for the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships, he was shocked at the possible quarterfinal-round ...
3 Penn-Trafford wrestlers competing at PIAA championships
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford wrestling team will be well represented at this weekend’s PIAA Class AAA tournament. Three Warriors advanced to the event in Hershey after recording top-three ...
Penn-Trafford diver Bertoni commits to Clarion
By Nathan Smith
Michael’s Bertoni diving career continues to go to new heights. The Penn-Trafford senior got his start diving in high his freshman year. After going through swimming ...
Despite ACL injury, Penn-Trafford swimmer Montalto commits to Gannon
By Nathan Smith
It was an incident outside of the pool that has kept Penn-Trafford swimmer Anthony Montalto marooned most of the season. A torn ACL wrecked the senior’s ...
Penn-Trafford’s Lonero commits to Bethany for baseball
By Nathan Smith
For Penn-Trafford senior baseball player Josh Lonero, no school could match how comfortable he was when he was on Bethany’s campus. “I love the coaching staff and the facilities,” Lonero said. “With it being a Division III school, I had to look at the academic side of it. The student ...
Penn-Trafford stunned by streaking Penn Hills
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford girls basketball team needed a buzzer beater to escape the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs It wouldn’t have the same luck ...
No. 1 Penn-Trafford girls escape scare on buzzer-beater
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford girls basketball coach John Giannikas told everyone at the WPIAL pairings meeting last week that Seneca Valley wasn’t a No. 16 seed. He was right. ...
Several big rematches are likely for WPIAL Class AAA postseason
By Bill West
About a month ago, Hempfield senior Sam Krivus and Penn-Trafford sophomore Cameron Coy ceased training together when they crossed paths at Young Guns Wrestling Club ...
Penn-Trafford's Babik swimming for a trip to state meet
By Alex Oltmanns
While he might be racing in the same pool as several other swimmers in the upcoming WPIAL championships on Feb. 20-21, Noah Babik will really just be competing against himself. Preparing to compete in the 100-yard breaststroke, 200 IM, medley relay and 200 free relay, the Penn-Trafford junior is hoping to ...
Chartiers Valley’s Lohman captures 4th WPIAL diving title
By Karen Price
In her quest for a fourth and final WPIAL diving title, Chartiers Valley’s Maria Lohman was without equal at Monday’s Class AAA championship at North ...
8 Penn-Trafford athletes sign letters of intent
By Nathan Smith
The success of the Penn-Trafford athletic programs was on display last week as eight seniors signed their letters of intent to continuing playing their playing ...
Penn-Trafford girls basketball claims Section 1-AAAA title
By Nathan Smith
It is hard to argue there has been a better girls basketball team than Penn-Trafford over the last 20 games. The Warriors ended its season on ...
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 ...
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 ...
Penn-Trafford boosts playoff hopes with win at Connellsville
By Jason Black
The Connellsville boys basketball team had a chance to clinch a playoff berth in Friday’s Section 1-AAAA senior night showdown with visiting Penn-Trafford. But when ...
Connellsville girls fall short against Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
In their last home game of the season, the members of the Connellsville girls basketball team gave the home fans plenty to cheer about during ...
HS highlight reel: PIAA approves Clairton sanctions
By Tribune-Review
Clairton football coach Wayne Wade will miss one game next season and his team will be on probation for a year as part of a punishment approved by the PIAA Board of Directors on Wednesday. As proposed by the school district, Wade will be suspended for the first game after ...
Penn-Trafford’s Chishko looking to end freshman season strong
By Kevin Ritchart
Job Chishko is a finisher. Penn-Trafford’s freshman 106-pounder has put his ability to finish on display just about every time he’s hit the mat this ...

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