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Penn-Trafford’s Aunkst, Jeannette’s Batts named Greensburg Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year

By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford senior Casey Aunkst and Jeannette senior Julian Batts have been selected as the Greensburg Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. Casey Aunkst Penn-Trafford ...
Young Penn-Trafford girls basketball team using summer league to improve
By Nathan Smith
There is a youth movement going through the Penn-Trafford girls basketball program. After losing four seniors to graduation, the Warriors will now rely on a group ...
New coach excited to get started with Penn-Trafford boys basketball
By Nathan Smith
There is no denying that Jim Rocco has a solid resume – he guided Penn Hills to 257 wins, two WPIAL titles and a PIAA crown. He will look to build the same success at Penn-Trafford. After being named the new head coach of the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team last month, Rocco ...
Fawcett returns to coach Penn-Trafford girls soccer team
By Nathan Smith
Former Penn-Trafford standout returning to coach girls soccer team ...
Penn-Trafford athletic trainer Cooper receives national honor
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford athletic trainer Larry Cooper’s list of honors is one of an distinguished veteran. But now he can say he is the best. The 33-year veteran was ...
Penn-Trafford volleyball finds success in rebuilding year
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team had two very different experiences in its two WPIAL Class AAA playoff games. The Warriors handled Peters Township, 3-0, on their ...
Penn-Trafford softball finishes season in WPIAL quarterfinals
By Alex Oltmanns
After winning a playoff game in each of the last three seasons, along with claiming the Section 1-AAAA title last year for the first time ...
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 ...

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