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Laurel Highlands grad on 49ers PUP squad

By Bruce Wald
Uniontown native and Laurel Highlands High School graduate Kaleb Ramsey is part of the San Francisco 49ers’ reserve/physically unable to perform roster this season. A 6-foot-3-inch, 285-pound defensive lineman, Ramsey played at Boston College. Ramsey put up 36 reps of the 225-pound bench press at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine. He did ...
Daily Courier Q&A: Laurel Highlands’ Tyler Slavic
By Jason Black
Senior Tyler Slavic has been one of the staples on the Laurel Highlands offensive line this season. He is a standout at center and helped ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Laurel Highlands’ Dominic Galderisi
By Bill West
Laurel Highlands senior Dominic Galderisi considered himself fortunate to even step on the field for the Mustangs this fall, let alone to help propel the ...
Connellsville, Laurel Highlands will open WPIAL playoffs on the road
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its playoff football brackets Monday night, and all 32 first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant, Frazier and Laurel Highlands qualified for the postseason. As expected, Connellsville and Laurel Highlands will open the playoffs on the road against top-seeded teams. Mt. Pleasant and Frazier ...
Laurel Highlands clinches playoff berth with 49-21 victory over Albert Gallatin
By Dave Stofcheck
By the time its band took the field at halftime Friday, Laurel Highlands was on its way to the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. Needing a win to enter the postseason, the Mustangs swamped host Albert Gallatin from the start in a 49-21  Big 9 Conference victory. Laurel Highlands (4-5, 4-4) will find ...
H.S. Picks hungry for more victories
By H.s. Picks
Whatever H.S. Picks ate before picking his games in Week 6 seemed to work, and that success continued in Week 7 as the Tribune-Review’s high school football guru posted his second consecutive 37-3 week. Now he has other high school football prognosticators calling him and texting him about what he ate ...
Connellsville girls soccer team loses to LH, 8-3, in season finale
By Jason Black
Laurel Highlands senior Kaylee Rabatin made sure her high school soccer career ended with a bang. Playing at home on senior night, Rabatin scored five goals ...
Ringgold runs past Laurel Highlands
By Dave Stofcheck
After two sloppy quarters, Ringgold led Laurel Highlands by just six points Friday night. But instead of pushing the panic button, the Rams put their foot on the gas pedal and scored five third-quarter touchdowns on their way to a 66-27 Big 9 Conference victory. Ringgold’s Chacar Berry scored four ...
Uniontown seniors claim Fayette County cross country titles
By Kyle Pillar
Good things come in twos, especially when they consist of back-to-back first-place finishes at the Fayette County cross country championships. That’s what Uniontown seniors Jade Bellotti ...
Laurel Highlands’ pitcher Mildren making his mark in the pros
By Bruce Wald
After pitching impressively for the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) KernEls of Class A’s Midwest League, Minnesota Twins product and Laurel Highlands High School graduate Ethan Mildren completed his second year of professional ball with the Fort Myers (Fla.) Miracle of the Class A Advanced Florida State League. Also a standout with the ...
West Mifflin RB sets school mark in victory over Laurel Highlands
By Mark Kaboly
Long after everybody left the field, senior DiAngelo Mitchell made his way underneath the stands at Titans Stadium to the locker room before stopping to introduce himself to some of coach Ray Braszo’s family members. “I’m whupped,” Mitchell said. Mitchell rushed for a school-record 403 yards and scored six touchdowns as ...
Thomas Jefferson rides running game in rout of Laurel Highlands
By Ray Judy
Thomas Jefferson running back Austin Kemp continues to outdo himself. The senior carried 26 times for 279 yards and scored all seven of TJ’s touchdowns to ...
1 year after 0-2 start, 5 WPIAL teams are seeing how the other side lives
By Chris Harlan
Laurel Highlands coach Zack Just shared a sense of optimism with his players this week. Sure, they’re heavy underdogs to Thomas Jefferson, but there’s reason ...
Daily Courier Q&A: Laurel Highlands’ Dominic Galderisi
By Jason Black
Laurel Highlands picked up two Big 9 Conference wins to start the season, and senior running back/defensive back Dominic Galderisi has been a big part ...
Laurel Highlands matches 2013 win total by outscoring Trinity, 55-42
By Jason Black
The Laurel Highlands football team has taken full advantage of its first two home games to start the 2014 season. After scoring a thrilling 14-13 victory ...
Laurel Highlands hopes to end run of 1-win campaigns
By Dave Stofcheck
Laurel Highlands coach Zack Just thinks his team can bounce back from two consecutive trying seasons. The Mustangs have won just two of their past 20 ...
Siblings to play key roles for Laurel Highlands defense
By Dave Stofcheck
Like most siblings, James Isler and his younger brother Brandon have their fair share of disagreements. However, neither brother is willing to allow their ...
Mustangs hope to end run of 1-win campaigns
By Dave Stofcheck
After making the playoffs in his first season as the Laurel Highlands coach, Zack Just has watched the Mustangs struggle to just one victory in ...
Belle Vernon golfer Lubriani wins Fayette County tournament
By Staff Reports
Many area golf teams officially started the 2014 season by participating in the annual Fayette County Coaches Association Tournament on Friday at Uniontown’s Duck Hollow Golf Club. The top 10 finishers earned all-county honors for the  18-hole event. Leading the field was Belle Vernon’s Mike Lubriani, who finished with a 1-over-par ...
Norwin’s J.J. Matijevic named Greensburg Tribune-Review Baseball Player of the Year
By Paul Schofield
PLAYER OF THE YEAR J.J. Matijevic Norwin, senior, shortstop It was quite a senior season for Norwin shortstop J.J. Matijevic. He finished as the WPIAL’s ...
Fast start carries No. 10 West Allegheny past Laurel Highlands
By Paul Schofield
West Allegheny baseball coach Bryan Cornell knows the importance of scoring first in a WPIAL playoff game. The veteran West Allegheny coach couldn’t have asked for a better start to Tuesday’s Class AAA first-round game against Laurel Highlands at Washington & Jefferson’s Ross Memorial Park. No. 10 West Allegheny (15-4) scored three ...
After 3-year drought, Laurel Highlands eyes return to WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Replacing a coaching legend can be difficult. But Scott DeBerry is handling his new job as Laurel Highlands baseball coach better than expected. DeBerry replaced Tom ...
District college notebook: Mathers dominates for St. Vincent women’s basketball
By Bruce Wald
Laurel Highlands High School graduate Taylor Mathers is St. Vincent College’s leading scorer and rebounder. A 6-foot-2 senior forward from Uniontown, Mathers has started all 21 ...
West Mifflin boys fend off Laurel Highlands in playoff tilt
By Dave Mackall
No Ryan Maha. No problem for West Mifflin. Not Friday night, at least. Aaron Adams scored 20 points, including five 3-pointers, and West Mifflin, without its ...
Many area teams to play preliminary-round playoff games
By Jason Black
Many local basketball teams will have to put in a little extra work to have success in the WPIAL playoffs. On Tuesday, the WPIAL released its ...

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