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Penn-Trafford players to rejoin Allegheny Pirates

By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford baseball players Shane Churma and Scott Koscho enjoyed their time playing for the Allegheny Pirates travel team last fall enough to come back for …
Penn-Trafford track and field athletes ready for national championships
By Doug Gulasy
Abby Lake participated in summer track and field competitions with the Greensburg YMCA last summer, but she missed out on qualifying for the top meet …
Franklin Regional, Norwin, Penn-Trafford compete at annual WCCA 7-on-7 tournament
By Doug Gulasy
The hitting won’t begin until preseason camp begins Aug. 11, but local football teams are preparing for the upcoming season in any way they can. …
Penn-Trafford wins WCCA 7 on 7 tournament title
By Andrew Erickson
Murrysville has been kind to Penn-Trafford quarterback Brett Laffoon. He has led his team to two tournament victories at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association seven-on-seven …
Stanford honing his game in Summer Pro-Am League
By Doug Gulasy
Corey Stanford remembers attending Pittsburgh Basketball Club Summer Pro-Am League games with his father when he was younger and seeing star players from the University …
Penn-Trafford golfer Conner making progress in summer series
By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford golfer Amanda Conner knows golf is a game that needs constant practice for improvement, and she’s spending plenty of time on the course trying …
Penn-Trafford trainer Cooper inducted into Hall of Fame
By Doug Gulasy
Larry Cooper received two of the the three major awards offered by the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society in his more than 20 years as a …
Penn-Trafford boys continuing to grow
By Doug Gulasy
The growing process that began last season for the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team is continuing over the summer, and coach Ryan Yarosik counts himself pleased …
Greensburg Salem’s Claire Oberdorf named Greensburg Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Jason Mackey
Player of the Year Claire oberdorf greensburg salem, junior, shortstop Last year it was older sister Jayne, who’s now at Marist College in New York. …
Blackhawk’s Brendan McKay named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Chris Harlan
PLAYER OF THE YEAR Brendan McKay Blackhawk, senior, pitcher Crowds gathered whenever Blackhawk’s Brendan McKay pitched, with high school baseball fans and pro scouts eager …
Norwin’s J.J. Matijevic named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield
PLAYER OF THE YEAR J.J. Matijevic Norwin, senior, shortstop It was quite a senior season for Norwin shortstop J.J. Matijevic. He finished as the WPIAL’s …
Former Penn-Trafford football standout ‘humbled’ by preseason recognition with W&J
By Doug Gulasy
Zack Crossey achieved a lot in his first two seasons with the Washington & Jefferson football team, but the rising junior offensive lineman wants even …
Penn-Trafford girls basketball squad not resting after first title
By Doug Gulasy
Three months after winning the first WPIAL championship in program history, the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team is working on its title defense. Even with the …
Penn-Trafford girls athlete of the year: Maria Palarino
By Doug Gulasy
Maria Palarino helped bring the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team to new heights in 2013-14. Behind Palarino’s big-time WPIAL playoff performance — the junior guard/forward averaged …
Penn-Trafford graduate plays for Virgin Islands in Caribbean Cup
By Doug Gulasy
Jess Adams didn’t think she would get a chance to play competitive soccer with some of her Seton Hill teammates again after completing her senior …
Penn-Trafford boys athlete of the year: Cameron Coy
By Doug Gulasy
Cameron Coy wrote the perfect ending to his freshman wrestling season. After losing early-season battles with defending state champions Sam Krivus (Hempfield) and Tyler Smith …
Penn-Trafford grad Poole earns All-American status again
By Doug Gulasy
Chansler Poole made St. Vincent history last season, when he became the first athlete in the college’s track and field program’s history to become an …
Penn-Trafford looks back on successful year
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford softball team came within a handful of outs from making it to the state softball tournament. The Warriors are hoping a successful season …
Latrobe rallies past P-T, gets spot in state playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe didn’t have many chances in Thursday’s WPIAL Class AAAA softball third-place playoff game against Section 1 rival Penn-Trafford, but it took advantage of the …
Evans retires after 27 years as Penn-Trafford baseball coach
By Doug Gulasy
Even after 27 seasons, Ron Evans was enjoying his time as Penn-Trafford’s baseball coach. But he decided to end his tenure before that was no longer the case. Evans, 59, decided to retire this week after spending 35 seasons total on the Penn-Trafford baseball coaching staff — the past 27 …
Norwin, Penn-Trafford athletes finish year at PIAAs
By Doug Gulasy
Several Star-area track and field athletes capped off a strong season over the weekend by competing at the PIAA Class AAA individual championships at Shippensburg. …
Shaler downs Penn-Trafford to reach WPIAL Class AAAA finals
By Doug Gulasy
Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer already is anticipating what his young roster can accomplish next season. The Titans still have plenty to look forward to this season, too. Sophomore Brianna Dobson stranded nine Penn-Trafford baserunners, pitching No. 2 Shaler (16-3) to a 4-1 victory in the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals …
Penn-Trafford looks back on playoff campaign
By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford baseball coach Ron Evans knows not every team in WPIAL Class AAAA can match his squad’s streak of five straight playoff appearance. So while …
Penn-Trafford comes up just short of state playoff appearance
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team came up just short of the first state playoff appearance in program history. For the second straight season, the Warriors …
Penn-Trafford again bounces Plum in WPIAL playoffs
By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford came prepared for its WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal matchup with heavy-hitting Plum. As a result, the Warriors sent the Mustangs home from the postseason …

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