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Penn-Trafford competitive spirit squad qualifies for states

By Nathan Smith
Ask the members of the Penn-Trafford competitive spirit squad and they will tell you what they do is more than a past time. It may ...
Greensburg athletes of the week: Southmoreland’s Cole Lambie, Penn-Trafford’s Casey Aunkst
By Andrew John
Cole Lambie School: Southmoreland Sport: Wrestling Year: Junior Claim to fame: Lambie (20-6) captured the 113-pound title at the Burgettstown Invitational after a 12-3 decision ...
HS highlight reel: Hoops for a Cure set this weekend
By Tribune-Review
There will be a pair of Hoops for a Cure basketball tournaments this weekend. The Rumble Up North at North Allegheny is Saturday and will feature two girls games — South Park vs. Vincentian at 2:30 p.m. and Hampton vs. NA at 7 — and three boys games, Upper St. ...
Penn-Trafford junior diver Ference continues to improve
By Alex Oltmanns
Joe Ference ended last season’s WPIAL Diving Championships standing in third place on the winners podium. Now, with the district diving championships approaching next month, Ference is looking to climb to the top of that same podium. With an offseason to commit to his technique and strength, the Penn-Trafford junior is trying ...
Penn-Trafford hockey looking to add to the win column
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford hockey team started the 2015 portion of its schedule right. The Warriors traveled to the Pegula Ice Arena to take on State College ...
Austin leads Penn-Trafford wrestling to 5th-place finish at Westmoreland tourney
By Nathan Smith
For the first time in his wrestling career, Devin Austin can say he is the best in Westmoreland County. The Penn-Trafford senior won the 160-pound tournament ...
Franklin Regional rallies from 3rd place to earn WCCA tournament title
By Paul Schofield
Franklin Regional needed to be perfect and then some to win its third consecutive Westmoreland County Coaches Association wrestling tournament title. The Panthers got the ...
Penn-Trafford wrestling competes hard at Powerade
By Nathan Smith
With several Penn-Trafford wrestlers having aspirations of the state tournament on their mind, the Warriors got a taste of what it will take to succeed ...
Highlight reel: WPIAL teams rank high in state hoops
By Tribune-Review
The latest Pennlive.com state basketball rankings were released Monday. On the girls side, the WPIAL is represented by No. 3 Penn-Trafford (9-1), No. 5 North Allegheny (7-2) and No. 9 Mt. Lebanon (6-2) in Class AAAA; No. 1 Blackhawk (8-3) in Class AAA; No. 2 Burrell (9-1), No. 4 Seton-La ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review’s Terrific 25: Penn-Trafford’s Vecchio leads the way as Player of the Year
By Bill West and Paul Schofield
Player of the Year Tim Vecchio, WR/DB Penn-Trafford, junior, 5-10, 170 During the rare afternoons and weekends when he lacks a game or practice on ...
Penn-Trafford boys basketball plagued by slow starts
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford boys basketball coach Ryan Yarosik cannot deny his team is playing at a higher level this season than last. But slow starts have doomed the ...
Penn-Trafford swim coach records 500th win
By Nathan Smith
When Dave Babik took over as coach of the Penn-Trafford swimming and diving teams in 1991, he placed a focus on trying to build tradition within a program that had very little before he arrived. Earlier this month, he added to that tradition that has been built over the last 23 ...
Norwin wrestling gets win over Penn-Trafford
By Nathan Smith
Every win a wrestling team can find in Section 1-AAA is crucial. But getting a win over a heated rival makes it a little sweeter. Norwin ...
Penn-Trafford‘s Palarino shows continued improvement
By Alex Oltmanns
Averaging 17.9 points per game and leading Penn-Trafford to the WPIAL Class AAAA girls basketball championship last season, Maria Palarino cemented herself as one of ...
Penn-Trafford girls 200 free relay team hungry for more success
By Nathan Smith
When the foursome of Devon Davenport, Emily Graziano, Audra Ragan and Emma Winchell were first put together to compete in the 200-yard freestyle relay at ...
Stinelli developing into scoring threat for Penn-Trafford boys hoops
By Kevin Richart
Sean Stinelli isn’t sneaking up on anybody this year. The junior guard is leading the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team in scoring at 19.5 points per game, ...
Franklin Regional’s Roberge, Penn-Trafford’s Aunkst named Greensburg Tribune-Review Soccer Players of the Year
By Bill West
Franklin Regional’s Jake Roberge and Penn-Trafford’s Casey Aunkst have been selected as the Greensburg Tribune-Review Soccer Players of the Year. Boys player of the year ...
Penn-Trafford bowling teams focused on impovement
By Alex Oltmanns
After a disappointing 2014 campaign from a team aspect, both the Penn-Trafford boys and girls bowling teams are confident that this season will be a promising one. With several experienced bowlers returning on each group, the Warriors are thinking playoffs as they look to grab one of the two playoff spots ...
Penn-Trafford’s Coy, a Virginia commit, starts season with tourney win
By Nathan Smith
For most high school athletes, the college recruiting process is just starting when they are underclassmen. For Penn-Trafford sophomore wrestler Cameron Coy, it is already done. ...
Penn-Trafford girls look to repeat last year’s hoops success
By Nathan Smith
A lot of people are expecting big things from the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team this season as the Warriors lost only one player to graduation ...
Penn-Trafford wrestlers ready to get started
By Nathan Smith
After losing just one senior to graduation, Penn-Trafford wrestling coach Rich Ginther is expecting some big things this season. “We have a strong core of guys,” ...
Penn-Trafford swimmers look for continued success
By Alex Oltmanns
Since taking over as Penn-Trafford’s swimming and diving coach in 1991, Dave Babik has guided the Warriors to a combined 25 WPIAL championships. But with rival ...
P-T wrestler Coy picks Virginia
By Bill West
Familiar with the wrestling program from trips with his family to the University of Virginia, Penn-Trafford sophomore Cameron Coy sensed no need to put off ...
Class AAAA girls basketball preview: Penn-Trafford welcomes doubters as it begins WPIAL title defense
By Bill West
Of all the basketball-oriented questions she hears from her peers in the hallways at Penn-Trafford, senior Maria Palarino considers the ones about championship aspirations particularly ...
Penn-Trafford boys basketball returning experienced roster
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford boys basketball team has one thing this season it didn’t have last year – experience. The Warriors finished the 2013-14 season with only five ...

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