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High school notebook: 12 WPIAL players picked for Big 33 game

By Staff Reports
Twelve players from the WPIAL have been selected to play for Team Pennsylvania in the 39th annual Big 33 Football Classic, set for June 18 at Hersheypark Stadium. The group of seniors includes Woodland Hills running backs Miles Sanders (Penn State) and Jo-El Shaw (Syracuse), Clairton wide receiver Aaron Mathews (Pitt) ...
Latrobe boys, Norwin girls earn top seeds for WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe basketball coach Brad Wetzel had never been in this position before. As he sat at the WPIAL basketball pairings meeting Tuesday at the Green Tree ...
7 Penn-Trafford student-athletes headed to the next level
By Nathan Smith
It was a successful 2016 signing day for Penn-Trafford athletics as seven student-athletes finalized their college commitments last week. A total of four football players signed ...
Late free throws lift Penn-Trafford boys basketball team
By Josh Rizzo
Brendan O’Toole’s face lit up after a free throw bounced around the iron and fell in. Whether it was free throws or behind-the-back bounce passes to ...
Penn-Trafford boys basketball making opponents uncomfortable
By Nathan Smith
There is no denying the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team can score. The Warriors are averaging 69.4 points per game – the third highest average in Class ...
Penn-Trafford girls basketball continues to make progress
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford girls basketball have been navigating some unfamiliar territory this season. Just two seasons removed from winning the WPIAL Class AAAA title, the ...
Penn-Trafford wrestlers win three titles at WCCA tournament
By Nathan Smith
The Penn-Trafford wrestling team had an standout performance at the 63rd Annual Westmoreland County Coaches Association Tournament last week, walking away with three county titles ...
Penn-Trafford hockey team getting healthy in time for stretch run
By Brian Graham
The Penn-Trafford hockey team maintained a steady 4-4 record to start the season, but the injury bug has taken the Warriors into a bit of ...
Penn-Trafford baseball player Stiffler headed to Point Park
By Nathan Smith
For Danny Stiffler, playing baseball in college has been a goal for many years. The Penn-Trafford senior will get his chance next year as he will ...
Penn-Trafford swimmer Babik looking to end career with a splash
By Karen Kadilak
Penn-Trafford senior Noah Babik would like to cap his career by qualifying for the state swimming championship meet in March. But he’s trying not to look too ...
No. 1 Latrobe rallies past Penn-Trafford, improves to 15-0
By Paul Schofield
For the second consecutive game, Penn-Trafford had Latrobe in a deep hole. And for the second consecutive meeting, Latrobe used a big second half to pull ...
Outside shooting propels P-T over Norwin
By Nathan Smith
The Norwin boys basketball team learned a hard lesson about Penn-Trafford. Leave the Warriors open, and you will get burned. Despite building a first-half lead, the ...
Penn-Trafford hopes to build momentum after 3 wrestlers win at WCCA tournament
By Paul Schofield 6:30 p.m.
Hidden from the great finals at the 63rd annual Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association wrestling tournament Saturday was the performance of the Penn-Trafford wrestling team. The Warriors ...
Wisniewski finding role with Penn-Trafford girls basketball
By Jasper Wilson
As a sophomore last season, Taylor Wisniewski didn’t play much for the Penn-Trafford varsity girls basketball team. The occasional junior varsity call-up appeared mostly at the end of lopsided games, with the Warriors well ahead when she took the floor. But what time she did receive served as a valuable learning ...
Gorman: A local tie-in to national title game
By Kevin Gorman
Bill Baumann came across it by accident while watching Clemson play this season, recognizing the last name when the Tigers kicker took the field. “This kid was kicking and I saw his name and reached out to the kid who kicked for us at Penn-Trafford to see if he was ...
Annual WCCA tournament to again feature some of state’s top wrestlers
By Paul Schofield
There are many storylines that can come out of the 63rd annual Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at Franklin Regional. The ...
Stinelli a scoring spark for Penn-Trafford boys basketball
By Nathan Smith
When the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team needs a big basket, senior Sean Stinelli wants to be the guy who it can turn to. The senior has ...
Latrobe senior Pletcher wins his 4th Powerade tourney championship
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher joined an elite group Wednesday at the 49th Powerade Wrestling tournament at Canon-McMillan. With his 3-1 victory against friend and rival Micky ...
Penn-Trafford student-athletes found success in 2015
By Nathan Smith
It was a strong year for the student-athletes of Penn-Trafford. The Warriors sent numerous athletes to the postseason, with several teams winning section titles and one ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review Terrific 25: Penn-Trafford pair named co-Players of the Year
By Paul Schofield
Montana to Rice. Roethlisberger to Brown. Laffoon to Vecchio. There probably hasn’t been a more productive passing duo than Penn-Trafford quarterback Brett Laffoon and wide ...
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