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McConnell’s 34 points fuel Chartiers Valley’s victory in Class AAAA title game

By Chris Harlan
Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell joined his teammates in a pile under the hoop, then lifted his father off his feet with a hug and later ...
WPIAL finalists feature skilled scorers, playmakers on perimeter
By Kevin Gorman
After a scrimmage with Aliquippa and Beaver Falls on the eve of the WPIAL playoff pairings meeting, Chartiers Valley coach Tim McConnell was so impressed ...
Olympic aspirations fueling Chartiers Valley senior diver
By Gary Horvath
As Chartiers Valley senior Maria Lohman approaches the PIAA Class AAA girls diving championship next month — the last meet of her high school career ...
Ford City’s girls basketball team bows out for good with playoff loss to Chartiers Valley
By Ed Phillipps
With 34 seconds remaining in Ford City’s WPIAL Class AAA first-round playoff game, a final substitution was made. The starters left the floor with tears ...
Chartiers Valley grad Wilps continuing family legacy with Pitt wrestling
By Gary Horvath
For each of the past few years, Chartiers Valley alum Noah Wilps has been too busy competing in the PIAA wrestling championships to watch his ...
Chartiers Valley’s Lohman captures 4th WPIAL diving title
By Karen Price
In her quest for a fourth and final WPIAL diving title, Chartiers Valley’s Maria Lohman was without equal at Monday’s Class AAA championship at North ...
Chartiers Valley storms past Butler in AAAA opening round
By Nathan Smith
There was a lot of similarities heading into last week’s showdown between the Chartiers Valley and Butler boys basketball teams to the team’s postseason game ...
HS highlight reel: Decision time for WPIAL committee
By Tribune-Review
The pieces of the WPIAL basketball pairings puzzle will fall into place Tuesday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Green Tree. Who deserves to sit in those top-seeded spaces will be a subject of much debate in several classifications. For the boys, Aliquippa (21-0) and Mars (21-1) are logical choices in ...
McConnell reaches coaching milestone with Chartiers Valley
By Nathan Smith
Walk into the gymnasium at Chartiers Valley and the impact Tim McConnell has had on the boys basketball team is on display. Banners hang high from ...
With section title in hand, Chartiers Valley girls look to postseason
By Nathan Smith
Charters Valley girls basketball coach Ashley Battle will admit her team under achieved in her first season. But a year after the Colts went 7-15 and missed the postseason for the first time in more than a decade, the team has rebounded with a section title. Last week the team ...
Gorman: Two good friends coach for milestone win
By Kevin Gorman
As Mike Mastroianni and Tim McConnell go for milestone victories Friday night, both joke that it means they’ve been around a long time. Mastroianni, 53, ...
Chartiers Valley displays shooting touch in blowout win over USC
By Chris Harlan
Chartiers Valley’s Tim McConnell ranks this season’s lineup among the best shooting teams he’s ever coached. Certainly top five. Maybe top three. That shooter’s touch showed ...
Chartiers Valley senior looks to defend WPIAL swim titles
By Karen Kadilak
Having dominated WPIAL Class AA the past two seasons, Chartiers Valley senior Drew Damich does not expect to slow down after being moved by the ...
Chartiers Valley junior guard Flohr providing scoring spark
By Nathan Smith
When asked what junior guard Eddie Flohr brings to the court, Charters Valley coach Tim McConnell didn’t mince words. “He brings everything,” McConnell said. “He is ...
Chartiers Valley swimming and diving shifting focus to individuals
By Gary Horvath
A classification jump has the Chartiers Valley boys swimming team shifting its focus a bit this season. Last season, the Colts finished third at the ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Chartiers Valley Matt McConnell, Serra Catholic’s Katie Sieg
By Brian Graham
Matty McConnell School: Chartiers Valley Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: A Robert Morris recruit, McConnell drained six 3-pointers and finished with a game-high ...
Gorman: Matty welcomes McConnell name
By Kevin Gorman
Matty McConnell hears the taunts from opposing student sections trying to get inside his head. T.J’s better! T.J.’s better! T.J. McConnell might be the starting ...
Chartiers Valley diver has Olympic aspirations
By Karen Kadilak
A reigning USA Diving Junior East National Champion, Chartiers Valley senior Maria Lohman aims to compete in the Olympics one day. Believing that University of North ...
Break comes just in time for tired Chartiers Valley boys basketball
By Gary Horvath
The winter break couldn’t have come at a better time for the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team. After starting the season at 7-1 overall and 2-0 ...
Chartiers Valley girls basketball competitive in new section
By Gary Horvath
It seems a change of scenery is serving the Chartiers Valley girls basketball team well. Following a season in which Chartiers Valley finished 7-15 overall and ...
Chartiers Valley boys basketball competes, bonds in Arizona
By Nathan Smith
Last week, the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team scored a 79-51 win over Canon-McMillan to open section play. Less than 24 hours later, the Colts were on a plane for Arizona. Chartiers Valley took its yearly trip, this time to Tucson. Past trips included Florida, California and the Bahamas. Tucson had extra ...
Chartiers Valley wrestling focused on development
By Nathan Smith
While some might call it a rebuilding year, Chartiers Valley wrestling coach Billy Evans prefers the term “development year.” The Colts have suffered several setbacks ...
Ex-Char Valley star McConnell ‘heart and soul’ of No. 2 Arizona
By John Harris
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Sporting a new-look goatee and matching upbeat personality, a more self-assured T.J. McConnell couldn’t wait to answer the question. The former Chartiers ...
Chartiers Valley basketball preparing for jump to AAAA
By Nathan Smith
A lot has changed for the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team since last season. The Colts are making the jump to Class AAAA from AAA, a ...
Chartiers Valley holding pickleball tournament
By Nathan Smith
There will be a pickleball tournament next month at Charters Valley High School both current students and alumni that will provide bragging rights for the winning duo. The doubles tournament will be held on Dec. 20 and is sponsored by the boys tennis team. Entry fee for the tournament is $10 ...

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