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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 …
Softball coaches finding keys to championship success
By Gary Horvath
Riverside softball coach Pam McCarty didn’t miss a beat when asked the secret to building a winning program. “If you surround yourself with the right …
Canon-McMillan’s Chishko, Macri brothers all win state wrestling titles
By Kevin Lohman
Ask anybody who has an affiliation with Canon-McMillan’s wrestling program about the Chishko and Macri families and they will all echo the same sentiment: those …
Franklin Regional wrestler backs up his words with 1st state title
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Franklin Regional freshman Spencer Lee made a bold declaration in early December while competing in the Ironman  Tournament. He wanted to be a …
Peters Township, Penn-Trafford standouts to meet with finals berth on the line
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Peters Township senior Tyler Buckiso and Penn-Trafford freshman Cam Coy are headed for round three. The two have met twice this wrestling season …
Canon-Mac’s Chishko wins 4th WPIAL title
By Paul Schofield
Canon-McMillan senior Solomon Chishko changed his wrestling style this season. “I’ve been training to widen the gap against my opponents and try to beat them …
WPIAL wrestling semifinals pack punch
By Paul Schofield
If you’re a fan of wrestling, then you won’t want to miss the WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championship semifinals Saturday at Canon-McMillan, especially …
Scratches shake up 1st day of WPIAL Class AAA Wrestling Championships
By Paul Schofield
The opening night of the WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA Southwest Regional Wrestling Championship is usually uneventful. But the WPIAL wrestling committee was put into …
Top 10 Western Pennsylvania recruits for the Class of 2015
By Chris Harlan
The top 10 Western Pennsylvania recuits for the Class of 2015, as picked by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: 1. Jordan Whitehead, Central Valley (above) 5-foot-11, 180 …
Latrobe wrestling team cruises into WPIAL Class AAA final
By Paul Schofield
Canon-McMillan’s run of consecutive of WPIAL Class AAA team titles came to a crashing halt Friday at Norwin. Latrobe dominated the upper weights, received three …
1st-year coaches hope to carry on winning ways for Canon-Mac, Burrell
By Paul Schofield
It didn’t take long for Canon-McMillan wrestling coach Jason Cardillo to learn about the rich tradition at the Washington County school. Even though he graduated …
HS Buzz: WPIAL wrestling Century Club getting crowded
By Staff Reports
Fourteen WPIAL wrestlers entered this season with more than 100 wins. Eight more joined the Century Club before this weekend’s tournaments — Waynesburg’s AC Headlee (101 wins), North Hills’ Jonathan Avon (102), South Fayette’s Grant Fetchet (103), Chartiers-Houston’s Richie McGinnis (106), Canon-McMillan’s Dalton Macri (108), Valley’s Pat Dewitt (108) and …
Canon-McMillan’s Blanock refuses to give up in battle with cancer
By Jason Mackey
If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, …
Canon-McMillan’s Macri  stars at Powerade Tournament
By Andrew John
Getting your first tournament title is a great feat but getting your first championship at the Powerade Tournament is even a greater feat. That is …
High school wrestling notebook: Canon-McMillan maintains status quo under 1st-year head coach
By Paul Schofield
The Canon-McMillan School District didn’t have to look far for a new wrestling coach. After Chris Mary resigned following back to back PIAA Class AAA …
High school notebook: Blackhawk, Canon-McMillan players commit
By Tribune-Review
Blackhawk junior basketball player Courtney Vannoy has made a verbal commitment to play at Division I Loyola, a member of the Patriot League. Zeremenko going to Pitt Canon-McMillan catcher Giorgiana Zeremenko verbally committed to play softball at the University of Pittsburgh on Sunday night. Zeremenko hit a team-best .545 and …
Gorman: Pitt takes advantage of Notre Dame atmosphere
By Kevin Gorman
An hour before kickoff at the Pitt-Notre Dame game Saturday, there was no better place for a prospect to be than on the home sideline at Heinz Field. High school football players started arriving early just for that opportunity to feel the grass beneath their feet and watch both teams …
Peters Township boys rout rival Canon-McMillan to advance to finals
By Jason Mackey
Nicco Mastrangelo didn’t have much to say. No problem. The statement the junior striker made earlier — three goals to lead the Peters Township boys …
Goalkeeper shines, as Peters Township outlasts Bethel Park, reaches WPIAL final
By Jason Mackey
Megan Parker doesn’t know what it feels like to sit at home for the WPIAL soccer finals. Two diving saves when Monday’s match went to …
Previewing the WPIAL soccer semifinals
By Tribune-Review
Girls Class AAA No. 1 Seneca Valley (16-2-1) vs. No. 12 Upper St. Clair (11-5-2) When/where: 6 p.m. Monday at Baldwin Notable: Sophomore Emma Hasco …
Big Macs shock No. 3 Fox Chapel in WPIAL quarterfinals
By George Guido
Once again, a low seed isn’t deterring Canon-McMillan in the WPIAL Class AAA soccer title chase. After winning the WPIAL title last season as a No. 13 seed, the No. 11-seeded Big Macs upset No. 3 Fox Chapel, 1-0, in a quarterfinal match at North Allegheny. Junior Josh Kruczek’s goal …
Brashear, Uniontown coaches censured by WPIAL after soccer forfeits
By Jason Mackey
The Canon-McMillan boys soccer team did nothing wrong. That was the WPIAL Board of Control’s ruling following claims to the contrary from Brashear coach Abby Phillips, who questioned the Big Macs’ sportsmanship. Phillips pulled her team off the field 14 minutes, 27 seconds into an away game Sept. 24 and …
Canon-McMillan boys upset Norwin in opening round
By Jason Mackey
Perhaps one day the Canon-McMillan boys soccer team will be satisfied with its seeding in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. Until then, the Big Macs …
WPIAL golfers dominate West Regional final
By Paul Schofield
Leechburg senior Matt Barto didn’t go to Wednesday’s PIAA West Region Golf Championship at Tom’s Run Golf Course in Blairsville just to qualify for the …
Canon-McMillan’s Waller, Central Valley’s Fouse win WPIAL girls golf titles
By Bill Beckner Jr.
With preferably a green Sharpie in hand, Central Valley senior Macky Fouse marks her golf ball with four three-leaf clovers as a respectful nod to …

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