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Penn-Trafford sprinter Aunkst headed to states

By Nathan Smith
While some freshmen might crack under the pressure of the WPIAL track and field championships, Penn-Trafford’s Mackenzie Aunkst shined. Aunkst finished second in the 200-meter dash ...
Penn-Trafford’s Darby reaches states in 100-meter dash
By Nathan Smith
When Colin Darby stepped on the track at Baldwin for the WPIAL Class AAA track and field championships, he was focused on reaching the goal ...
Small ball helps No. 5 Penn-Trafford advance to WPIAL quarterfinals
By Jerin Steele
After seeing her team leave the bases loaded in the first inning, Penn-Trafford softball coach Monica Cox decided the Warriors should try and play small ...
Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse finishes season storng
By Alex Oltmanns
After concluding its season over the weekend, the Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse team finished with a 7-7 record for the second straight season. But after a further look, it’s evident that the 2015 team’s .500 record was a major improvement from the season prior, no matter what the standings show. After adding ...
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 ...
4 Penn-Trafford athletes set to continue careers in college
By Nathan Smith
Four Penn-Trafford seniors have made the commitment to continue their athletic careers after graduation at the next level. Michael Bertoni will continue diving at Clarion University. ...
Penn-Trafford softball using bats to find success
By Nathan Smith
Once the Penn-Trafford softball team gets its bats going, it is hard to stop. The Warriors (12-3) have shown the ability to smack the ball around, ...
High school baseball teams relish opportunity to play at PNC Park
By John Harris
In the midst of playing a baseball game at PNC Park, Hempfield catcher Eric Loucks permitted his mind to drift. Accustomed to less glamorous surroundings at ...
Penn-Trafford boys volleyball sets sights on first section title
By Nathan Smith
Several banners hang from the rafters in Penn-Trafford’s gymnasium highlighting the accomplishments of its sports teams. If the boys volleyball team has its way, the school ...
Penn-Trafford freshmen push each other on tennis court
By Alex Oltmanns
Kevin Lee and Turner Price could not be more different on the tennis court. With Lee exhibiting a more reserved playing style and Price the more outgoing and emotional player, the styles of the two Penn-Trafford freshmen are certainly opposite. But when they team up as doubles partners, their styles are the ...
8 Penn-Trafford athletes look forward to next level
By Nathan Smith
For eight Penn-Trafford senior student-athletes, their athletic careers won’t end with graduation. A pair of athletes from the track and field team in Faith Cheplick ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Franklin Regional’s Luciano Besh, Penn-Trafford’s Hannah Dobrinick
By Andrew John
Luciano Besh School: Franklin Regional Sport: Baseball Year: Junior Claim to fame: Besh, who is 3-0 with a 1.51 ERA, went nine innings, allowing ...
Penn-Trafford softball routs Connellsville, 14-3
By Jason Black
With its playoff hopes slipping away, the Connellsville softball team needed a big-time effort and a clutch Section 1-AAAA victory against visiting Penn-Trafford on Tuesday. The ...
Penn-Trafford football player Queen headed to W & J
By Nathan Smith
For as long as he can remember, Zack Queen has wanted to play college football. The Penn-Trafford senior will get his chance. Queen will attend Washington & ...
Penn-Trafford softball scores 11 runs in a row, pounds Mt. Pleasant
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant softball coach Lauren Shaheen likes to use games her team plays as a learning tool. Friday’s nonsection game against visiting Penn-Trafford offered her ...
Penn-Trafford runner Wagner finding success in 800
By Nathan Smith
Nick Wagner knows how much of an impact tenths of a second can have on a race. The Penn-Trafford sophomore qualified for the WPIAL Class AAA ...
Penn-Trafford seniors take part in Hoops for a Cure
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford senior basketball players Katy Abreu and Maria Palarino were major catalysts behind the Warriors successful season. Their hard work was recognized last week as they played in the all-star game at the 20th annual Hoops for a Cure at Chartiers Valley, an event that features the top seniors from the ...
Penn-Trafford thrower Biskup aims at spot in states
By Nathan Smith
For Penn-Trafford junior Bryce Biskup, throwing javelin started out of convenience. It has developed into a talent. “I hated running,” Biskup said. “So a friend told me ...
Connellsville baseball clips Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
The Connellsville and Penn-Trafford baseball teams were put to a mental test even before they took the field for Tuesday’s Section 2-AAAA game at Connellsville. ...
Penn-Trafford looking to build off of last season’s success
By Nathan Smith
With a roster featuring only two seniors, the Penn-Trafford softball team has a bright future But coach Monica Cox wants her squad to live in the ...
Penn-Trafford baseball has live arm in Coconcelli
By Kevin Lohman
Penn-Trafford baseball coach Dan Miller chooses his words carefully when he speaks about the prospective ace of his team’s pitching staff, junior Dom Coconcelli. Miller, in ...
Penn-Trafford track returning wealth of talent
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford track and field teams have loaded rosters this season. Both the boys and girls squads returns several WPIAL qualifiers as the Warriors look to ...
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 ...
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 ...

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