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Rotation of keepers has Penn-Trafford girls off to 10-1 start with 7 shutouts

By Alex Oltmanns
Entering the season without a goalkeeper equipped with any real varsity experience, the Penn-Trafford girls soccer team was unsure of what to expect out of …
Roche making impact with Penn-Trafford volleyball
By Alex Oltmanns
Stepping in to fill the void left by a four-year starter is certainly never easy, but senior setter Kelsey Roche has certainly made a positive impression in her first year in the starting lineup for the Penn-Trafford girls volleyball team. According to Warriors coach Jim Schall, Roche has always been …
Laffoon maturing in 2nd season as Penn-Trafford quarterback
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford football coach John Ruane said quarterback Brett Laffoon didn’t make many mistakes when he debuted as a sophomore last season. “But he learned from …
Penn-Trafford duo going to Class AAA girls golf finals
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford will be well represented at the WPIAL Class AAA girls golf finals as sophomore Amanda Conner and senior Elisabeth Papa moved on from the …
Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Penn-Trafford’s Devin Austin
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford senior running back Devin Austin’s Twitter handle is @4_Lightning. Teams that have faced him from the Quad East Conference usually just see a flash …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hempfield’s Fisher Bagiatis, Penn-Trafford’s Isabel Siergiej
By Andrew John
Fisher Bagiatis School: Hempfield Year: Senior Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Bagiatis, who is averaging 37.1 strokes per nine holes, won the Westmoreland County Coaches’ …
Shutdown defense has helped Penn-Trafford boys to 7-0 start
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford boys soccer coach Jeff Nese’s philosophy for his team this season seemed easier said than done — if you don’t let teams score, they …
Hempfield senior Bagiatis captures WCCA golf title
By Paul Schofield
Fisher Bagiatis hadn’t had much success playing Latrobe Elks Golf Course prior to Friday. But the Hempfield senior did in becoming the 2014 Westmoreland County …
Penn-Trafford field hockey offense in a groove
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford field hockey team knows how important strong offensive play can be. During the 2013 season, the Warriors were shutout by Pine-Richland and North …
Penn-Trafford girls soccer team clamping down on defense
By Nathan Smith
Coming into a season where a new goalie news to be broken in, one might expect a soccer team to go through some growing pains. …
Penn-Trafford receiver Vecchio has big-time performance against McKeesport
By Dave Mackall
Penn-Trafford junior Timmy Vecchio seemed more stunned by the attention given to him afterward than the outcome of the Warriors’ football game Saturday at McKeesport. …
New Penn-Trafford baseball coach trying to replace ‘staple of the community’
By Nathan Smith
Dan Miller knows he has some big shoes to fill. The new Penn-Trafford baseball coach acknowledged it won’t be easy replacing Ron Evans, who retired after coaching the Warriors for 27 seasons. But Miller said he is looking forward to the challenge. “Coach Evans was a staple of the community …
Penn-Trafford football prepares for big matchup with McKeesport
By Nathan Smith
Connellsville learned first-hand why the Penn-Trafford rushing attack is so hard to keep up with last week. After staying in the game early, the Falcons …
Penn-Trafford, McKeesport renew rivalry in Quad East
By Dave Mackall
You could call this one the rubber match. After splitting a pair of games a year ago — one in the WPIAL Quad East Conference …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford’s Galen Kreutzberger, Derry’s Lauren Felix
By Andrew John
Galen Kreutzberger School: Penn-Trafford Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Kreutzberger scored a pair of goals and added an assist to lead Penn-Trafford (2-0) …
Penn-Trafford waltzes past Connellsville, 45-7
By Thomas Zuck
No. 3 Penn-Trafford scored touchdowns on five consecutive possessions and downed visiting Connellsville, 45-7, on Friday in a Quad East game. The Warriors (2-0, 2-0) were led by Devin Austin’s 126 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Brett Laffoon completed 8 of 14 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown. …
Connellsville football team faces another tough test versus Penn-Trafford
By Jason Black
A 29-point defeat was not how the Connellsville football team wanted to start the 2014 season. However, Falcons coach Dave McDonald made it a point …
DC Picks looks to build on strong start
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Season: 5-1 DC Picks had a decent week to start the season. In fact, the one game he missed, he’s glad he did considering it turned out to be an unexpected win for Laurel Highlands. Congratulations to not only the Mustangs, but the Commodores, Scotties and Vikings …
Penn-Trafford junior golfer Guzik raising his expectations
By Alex Oltmanns
Despite advancing to the WPIAL Class AAA individual semifinals last year, Justin Guzik was not satisfied. Adopting a new approach over the offseason, the Penn-Trafford junior not only returns this season with motivation but also with an adjusted club grip that has been paying dividends so far this year. “I’m …
Penn-Trafford preps for Connellsville after impressive opener
By Nathan Smith
Penn-Trafford showed its offense isn’t a one-trick pony in the season opener. The Warriors – ranked No. 3 in Class AAAA by the Tribune-Review’s – …
HS highlight reel: Highmark set to host HS matches
By Tribune-Review
Obama Academy senior Abe Kouyate has committed to Penn State for soccer. Kouyate, recruited to play central midfield, earned all-state recognition as a forward in …
Team effort pushes Penn-Trafford past Kiski Area
By Doug Gulasy
Penn-Trafford coach John Ruane talked during the preseason about the impact his team’s skill players — including a few unknowns — could make. On Friday …
Penn-Trafford volleyball sets sights high
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford girls volleyball team had a successful 2013 season, qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs for the eighth straight season and winning a …
Penn-Trafford boys soccer aiming for playoffs
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford boys soccer team came agonizingly close to making it back to the WPIAL playoffs last season before ultimately falling short. Heading into 2014, …
Playoff loss motivates Penn-Trafford girls soccer team
By Doug Gulasy
The Penn-Trafford girls soccer team closed all of its practices the same way during the first week of preseason camp: with penalty kicks. After the …

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