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Penn-Trafford hurler Smith among area’s best

By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford pitcher Tyler Smith isn’t about to let one hiccup Monday spoil his senior season. After losing his first game of the season to rival …
Penn-Trafford boys tennis looks to clinch playoff berth
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford boys tennis team again finds itself in the mix for one of the three playoff spots from Section 1-AAA. Unlike the past three …
Penn-Trafford softball rounding into form
By Gary Horvath
After suffering a 7-6 loss to Hempfield a week ago, the Penn-Trafford softball team sat at 3-2, good for fourth place in Section 1-AAAA, and …
Penn-Trafford track and field competes at Butler
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford track and field teams took a detour from their usual spring routine last week. Rather than compete in the annual Latrobe Wildcat/Lady Spartan …
Penn-Trafford moves on after loss to Norwin
By Doug Gulasy
The race for the Section 2-AAAA championship just got a little bit tighter for the Penn-Trafford baseball team. The Warriors, who led the section outright …
Norwin deals No. 1 Penn-Trafford 1st loss
By Dave Mackall
Norwin right-handed pitcher Noah Smith said the Knights were clamoring Monday afternoon during the entire bus ride to Penn-Trafford while they ignored rainy conditions that …
Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse continues to show progress
By Doug Gulasy
With his team ineligible to play in the WPIAL postseason until next year, Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse coach Dan Hagerty isn’t necessarily looking at the final …
Penn-Trafford boys volleyball off to strong start
By Doug Gulasy
The WPIAL boys volleyball season is in its early stages, but Penn-Trafford’s squad is doing its best to show it belongs among the elite teams …
Penn-Trafford baseball looking for more consistency
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford baseball team is off to a strong start this season on the scoreboard. Coach Ron Evans, however, would like to see a stronger …
Penn-Trafford’s Palarino named to all-state team
By Doug Gulasy
Maria Palarino helped the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team win the first WPIAL title in program history this season. For her part in doing so, Palarino …
Connellsville’s 9-run rally goes for naught in defeat
By Jason Black
One of Connellsville’s biggest rallies turned a potential lopsided loss into a game that came down to the wire. However, despite coming back from an …
Underclassmen leading the way for Penn-Trafford softball
By Doug Gulasy
Softball teams across the WPIAL are relying on their seniors to provide leadership, but Penn-Trafford is taking almost the opposite approach. While the Warriors return …
Kittanning’s Jason Nolf named Trib Total Media wrestler of the year
By Bill West
When he had a few free minutes before or after his high school wrestling practices, Kittanning senior Jason Nolf sometimes wandered across the hallway outside …
Penn-Trafford softball has blend of experience, talent
By Ed Phillipps
It didn’t take long for Penn-Trafford softball players to figure out new head coach Monica Cox. That’s a good thing, because Cox isn’t the type …
Penn-Trafford boys lacrosse starts season with a win
By Alex Oltmanns
If the first game of the Penn-Trafford varsity boy’s lacrosse team’s 2014 season is any indication, the young program is headed in the right direction. …
Weather aside, Penn-Trafford track and field ready for season
By Doug Gulasy
Members of the Penn-Trafford track and field team did their best to prepare for the 2014 season, even though Mother Nature didn’t make it especially …
Penn-Trafford boys volleyball looks to build off breakthrough year
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team compiled a record-setting season in 2013. But the Warriors came agonizingly close to even more history. Penn-Trafford advanced to the …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford’s Tyler Smith, Latrobe’s Meredith Carr
By Wire Reports
Tyler Smith School: Penn-Trafford Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Smith, who went 5-1 with a 0.83 earned-run average last season before suffering an …
Connellsville softball team loses to Penn-Trafford in section opener
By Jason Black
The Connellsville and Penn-Trafford softball teams braved the cold weather Monday and were able to get their seasons started with a Section 1-AAAA matchup. Both …
Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Greensburg Central Catholic’s Christian Hyland, Penn-Trafford’s Amanda Balas
By Andrew John
Christian Hyland School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Hyland, who is averaging 12 points per game, scored 15 to help …
Penn-Trafford graduate McCurdy readies for NCAA championships
By Doug Gulasy
With one set of preseason goals officially accomplished, Christian McCurdy is focusing on the next step. The North Carolina State sophomore swimmer is preparing for …
Penn-Trafford boys tennis shooting for fourth straight title
By Doug Gulasy 9:00 p.m.
The Penn-Trafford boys tennis team is coming off its third consecutive Section 1-AAA championship, and the Warriors are aiming for more of the same in …
Penn-Trafford baseball team banks on experience
By Doug Gulasy 6:42 p.m.
For the second straight year, the Penn-Trafford baseball team will take a young roster into the regular season. Unlike last season, however, that youth also …
Penn-Trafford hopes semifinal run propels team to bigger things
By Doug Gulasy 6:29 p.m.
For the second time in three seasons, the Penn-Trafford hockey team advanced to the semifinals of the PIHL’s Penguins Cup playoffs. While the Warriors’ most …
Penn-Trafford’s Balas wins state bowling title
By Andrew John 6:07 p.m.
After going through the most amount of matches possible, Penn-Trafford sophomore Amanda Balas’ confidence level at the lanes is sky high. Last weekend, Balas went through the gauntlet at North Versailles Bowling Center in order to bring home the Pennsylvania individual bowling championship. Balas defeated top seed Chelsey Merklinger of …

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