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Kemp scores 5 touchdowns as Thomas Jefferson cruises past Trinity

By David Whipkey
Even though they were held to their lowest point total this season, Thomas Jefferson made it evident there are few schools in its class in Class AAA. Coach Bill Cherpak’s Jaguars made it clear Friday night at Trinity’s Hiller Field that they will be a force as the weather cools with ...
Elizabeth Forward holds off pesky Trinity, 33-28
By Josh Yohe
The Elizabeth Forward defense remains a work in progress. Luckily, it didn’t see much playing time against Trinity on Friday. A bruising Elizabeth Forward rushing attack controlled play early and often as the Warriors escaped with a 33-28 victory in Big Nine Conference action. “Our defense just isn’t very good ...
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 ...
Belle Vernon Area trounces Trinity in Humbert’s debut
By Jeremy Sellew
Belle Vernon Area football coach Matt Humbert couldn’t have asked for a better start to his first season roaming the Leopards sideline. Marcel McCaskill started the ...
Quarterback Cullings returns to lead Trinity
By Ed Phillipps
Trinity went through some growing pains in 2013. This year, the Hillers hope to stand tall. The Hillers had a rough time last year as ...
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 ...
Thomas Jefferson shuts down Trinity, advances to 1st semifinal since 2002
By Dave Mackall
Thomas Jefferson won three softball games last season. A year later, the Jaguars are bidding for their third victory already in the postseason. Sophomore Lacie Lautner held Trinity hitless until the fifth inning and struck out 10 to lead Thomas Jefferson over the Hillers, 3-1, on Tuesday night in a WPIAL ...
Breaking down the PIAA girls basketball playoffs
By Compiled By Jason Mackey
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Penn-Trafford (20-6), Hempfield (17-9), Fox Chapel (19-5), North Allegheny (22-2), Mt. Lebanon (16-6), Obama Academy (14-6) Around the state: Three of ...
High school notebook: Lincoln Park looking forward to rematch with Johnsonburg
By Staff Reports
Lincoln Park wanted at some point this postseason a rematch with Johnsonburg, the team that ended last season’s playoff run. Well, here it is. WPIAL ...
Trinity’s Huffman wins in WPIAL rifle to cap perfect season
By Jason Mackey
Trinity’s Kayla Huffman knows as well as anyone how tight the WPIAL individual rifle championships can be. Huffman finished second to Hempfield’s Abbie Bache last winter — by recording three fewer center shots. This time, Huffman found herself on the good end of a three-way tie for the top spot. Huffman shot 200-19x ...
Trinity girls look to get back on track
By Brian Graham
The Trinity girls basketball team won its first eight games before losing three in a row. For most teams, there would be significant cause for concern, but second-year head coach Bob Miles is not worried about the direction his team is heading. “I think it’s just a bump in the road,” he ...
Several area girls basketball teams enjoying sudden success
By Jason Mackey
Laura McGowan has scanned the stands at the Brentwood girls basketball team’s games this season and noticed a few unfamiliar faces, mainly opposing coaches videotaping ...
Knoch grinds out win over Trinity
By Justin Criado
After a sluggish start, Knoch pounded its way to a 19-7 nonsection victory over Trinity behind Cody Milsom’s 165-yard, two-touchdown performance. “We always had a pretty strong history of guys at Knoch that wanted to run the ball,” Knights coach Mike King said. “That’s what we challenged Cody to do at ...
Elizabeth Forward hammers Trinity, 46-0
By Mark Kaboly
After last year, JaQuaun Davidson isn’t going to sneak up on anybody. If that’s the case, then that’s just fine with Elizabeth Forward coach Mike LeDonne. If Friday’s season-opening, 46-0 Big 9 Conference win over visiting Trinity was any indication, the Warriors have plenty of surprises in store. Ryan Wardropper and Jalen ...
Trinity coach seeks to develop program legacy
By Ed Phillipps
For Trinity, a road trip to the mecca of college football was the bonding experience of a lifetime. The Hillers participated in a seven-on-seven passing ...
WPIAL Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2013
By Jerry DiPaola
During his career at Donora High School in the 1940s, Bimbo Cecconi accomplished more than most WPIAL athletes. He won medals in track (high hurdles ...
Pair of 3-run homers lifts West Mifflin softball team
By Paul Schofield
The West Mifflin softball team hadn’t made the WPIAL playoffs since 1998. The Titans aren’t in a hurry to end the season soon. They believe they ...
High school roundup: Trinity clinches 3rd place in Big 9
By Staff Reports
Trinity’s football team scored third place in the Class AAA Big 9 Conference with a 31-30 victory in double overtime Saturday at Ringgold. Don McWreath scored on a 1-yard run, and Sam Trapuzzano’s extra point gave Trinity a seven-point lead in the second overtime. Demetrius Louis, who rushed for 118 ...
Ringgold-Trinity game postponed
By Jeff Oliver
Ringgold’s Big Nine Conference game against Trinity scheduled for tonight at Joe Montana Stadium has been postponed due a water main break. Ringgold Athletic Director Ron McMichael said this afternoon that there is no water available at the school or the stadium, making it impossible to play the game. McMichael said that ...
West Mifflin win sets up showdown with TJ
By Keith Barnes
As the final seconds ticked down on West Mifflin’s 35-7 victory over Trinity, the Titans players finally started thinking ahead to the team that’s been on their minds all year — Thomas Jefferson. “We’ve got a chance to win the conference outright,” West Mifflin quarterback Derrick Fulmore said. “No sharing the ...
Belle Vernon Area snaps losing skid with 26-17 win over Trinity
By Bill Hughes
Facing a must-win Big Nine Conference matchup Friday night, Belle Vernon Area kept its playoff hopes alive with a 26-17 win at Hiller Stadium over ...
Terrific tandem helps Thomas Jefferson top Trinity
By Josh Yohe
Thomas Jefferson has accomplished many remarkable feats during the Bill Cherpak era, but rarely have two of his players so easily dominated a game. Quarterback Joe Carroll and wideout Zach Schademan hooked up for five touchdown passes — all in the first half — as the Jaguars toyed with Trinity in ...
Baldwin, Mt. Lebanon to clash in conference showdown
By Ray Fisher
Baldwin will host long-time rival Mt. Lebanon in a Quad Central Conference showdown on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Mt. Lebanon has won its past two games ...

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