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Canon-McMillan eyes change in Year 2 of Coder era

By Jason Mackey
Ron Coder can hear the clock ticking. Hired in April 2013 to lead the Canon-McMillan football program, Coder talked about flipping fortunes, changing culture and …
HSFB preview by position: Division I O-line recruits have something to prove
By Chris Harlan
Baldwin’s Sterling Jenkins and Hempfield’s Tony Pilato are both highly rated offensive linemen according to the national recruiting websites. The seniors are coveted for their …
Canon-McMillan’s Olivia Lorusso named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Jason Mackey
Player of the Year OLIVIA LORUSSO CANON-MCMILLAN, SENIOR, THIRD BASE Olivia Lorusso has done it all. In four years at Canon-McMillan, the Robert Morris recruit …
WPIAL softball teams learn pitching trumps all in deep playoff runs
By Jason Mackey
Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer was eating breakfast at Eat ‘n Park with his assistant coaches Tuesday morning when talk turned to a topic many …
Baseball, softball teams look to regroup after WPIAL playoff letdowns
By Jason Mackey 9:15 p.m.
Give Blackhawk baseball coach Bob Amalia a choice, and the decision is easy. WPIAL or PIAA championship? Amalia’s taking the latter. “If you’re out of state and you told someone you won your district, they might think that’s good, but they don’t know how many teams are in your district,” …
Shaler knocks off Canon-McMillan to win AAAA championship
By George Guido
Despite getting just two hits in the inning, Shaler pushed across four runs in the bottom of the sixth to end Canon-McMillan’s two-year reign as …
Breaking down the WPIAL softball championships
By Compiled By Jason Mackey
Class AAAA Canon-McMillan vs. Shaler 7 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. 1 Canon-McMillan (18-3) Coach: Michele Moeller No. Name Pos. Yr. 0 Linda Rush SS So. 34 Brittney Crawford LF Fr. 13 Abby McCartney CF Jr. 8 Olivia …
No. 1 Canon-McMillan uses hitting binge in 6th inning to down Latrobe in semifinals
By Jason Mackey
Third baseman Olivia Lorusso knew the hits would come. It was only a matter of when. They finally came in the sixth inning of the …
Hot-hitting Canon-McMillan relies on defense in quarterfinal-round win
By Jason Mackey
Considering the Canon-McMillan softball team hit 49 home runs over its first 19 games of the season, the Big Macs haven’t played many tight, low-scoring games. Still, that didn’t stop the top seed in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs from winning a defensive battle with a 3-1 victory over No. …
Breaking down the WPIAL softball playoffs
By Bill Hartlep
Class AAAA DEFENDING CHAMPION  Canon-McMillan THE FAVORITE Canon-McMillan has averaged more than 11 runs per game and if the bats continue to produce — the …
Top-ranked Canon-McMillan softball has gone on major homer binge
By Jason Mackey
A fundraiser might be in order for the Canon-McMillan softball team to replace all the home plates it has dented this season. When one of …
Clemente Jr., ex-Steeler Ward honor WPIAL’s most positive athletes
By Gary Horvath
The Senator John Heinz History Center was host to the third annual Western Pennsylvania Positive High School Athlete Awards on Saturday. The event, put on …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Seton-La Salle’s David Boehme, Canon-McMillan’s Abby McCartney
By Brian Graham
David Boehme School: Seton-La Salle Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Boehme had a pair of home runs and added six RBIs in leading …
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 …

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