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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 ...
4 Chartiers Valley athletes headed to Division I programs
By Nathan Smith
The success of the Chartiers Valley athletic programs was on display last week. Four Colts athletes signed their letters of intent to Division I schools: Matty ...
South Fayette cross country rolls to states
By Gary Horvath
When South Fayette cross country coach Lindsay Dolan saw the results of the Class AA boys race at the WPIAL championship last Thursday at Cooper’s ...
Mission remains the same for new-look Chartiers Valley hockey team
By Nathan Smith
The Chartiers Valley hockey team is in rebuilding mode this season after losing its top defenseman, starting goaltender and two all-star forwards to graduation. Despite having ...
Chartiers Valley golf preparing for future
By Gary Horvath
Although the scores were forgettable, the WPIAL Class AAA boys golf tournament Oct. 2 at Latrobe Country Club was one to remember for the Chartiers ...
Collins uses arm, legs to lead Chartiers Valley option offense
By Nathan Smith 9:00 p.m.
When breaking in a new quarterback, football teams sometimes can expect to suffer a learning curve while everyone gets on the same page. But for Chartiers ...
Now or never for Chartiers Valley girls soccer seniors
By Nathan Smith
The 11 seniors on the Chartiers Valley girls soccer team have one more chance. The Colts are on a playoff drought that dates back to 2009. ...
Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse star picks Cincinnati
By Bt Nathan Smith
Only a junior, Chartiers Valley lacrosse player Maria Stamerra had two years to decide where she wanted to continue her athletic and academic career. But after visiting the campus of Cincinnati, Stamerra couldn’t wait. “I didn’t think the whole thing about ‘seeing the school and you will know’ was real,” Stamerra ...
Chartiers Valley runners ready to put in the work
By Gary Horvath
By its coaches’ standards, the Chartiers Valley cross country team had a good summer, which means they were hard at work. The season kicked off Sept. 6 at the Red, White and Blue Invite at the Schenley Park Oval, and the coaches were excited about the team’s debut. “It’s early in ...
Chartiers Valley girls volleyball excited about combination of leadership, young talent
By Gary Horvath
For the first time in their careers, Rebecca Fallert and Amanda Mazzarini are okay with being subbed off the volleyball court. After four years of playing ...
Chartiers Valley wins season opener
By Nathan Smith
Chartiers Valley sophomore Dominic Pocci was just excited to get playing time with the varsity squad. He ended up being the difference maker in the 27-21 ...

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