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Freshman fill-in Matthews tosses 4-hitter as EF routs No. 4 Southmoreland

By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward built a big lead early against No. 4 Southmoreland and kept adding to it Wednesday until a 10-run rule ended the WPIAL Section …
EF volleyball standout Waters will sign with Loyola (Md.)
By Dave Mackall
For months, Corri Waters has been looking forward to making official what virtually everyone at Elizabeth Forward already has known. The senior volleyball player is planning to attend a Division I college. Waters, a middle hitter at the center of Elizabeth Forward’s recent success in girls volleyball, was looking forward …
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Kevin Garbark, Elizabeth Forward’s Jessica Cartia
By Robert Stinner
Kevin Garbark School: West Mifflin Sport: Track Class: Junior Claim to fame: Garbark won the 200-meter dash and placed second in the 100 meters Saturday …
Elizabeth Forward pitcher Turek sparkles late, shuts down TJ
By Mark Kaboly
Following the third consecutive hit of the second inning, the fifth out of the first eight batters of Tuesday’s Section 4-AAA showdown against rival Elizabeth …
Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Andrew Jacobs, West Mifflin’s Crystal Cook
By Robert Stinner
Andrew Jacobs School: Elizabeth Forward Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Jacobs pitched five innings, giving up one run on three hits while recording …
Elizabeth Forward softball tops West Mifflin in early section showdown
By Mark Kaboly
Harry Rutherford loves Florida. The Elizabeth Forward softball coach is a big fan of Myrtle Beach, S.C., as well, and Friday’s Section 3-AAA opener against …
Roundball Classic rosters loaded with Daily News area players
By Staff Reports
The Roundball Classic All-Star basketball game will have a distinct local flavor this year. Six girls and seven boys have been selected to take part in the annual event scheduled for April 12 at Geneva College. Thomas Jefferson’s Charlie Scharbo, Steel Valley’s Ajan Smith, Elizabeth Forward’s Jaquaun Davidson and West …
Fabulous 15: PIAA qualifiers Serra, Elizabeth Forward well-represented
By Mark Kaboly
It wasn’t really a banner year for girls basketball in the area when considering the storied past of the sport in the Mon-Yough area. There …
Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s Kameron Faychak, Serra Catholic’s Hannah Schorr
By Robert Stinner
Kameron Faychak Year: Senior School: Elizabeth Forward Sport: Swimming Claim to fame: Faychak finished second in the 100-meter breaststroke at the WPIAL Class AA finals …
Ejections hamper Elizabeth Forward in playoff ouster
By Mark Kaboly
Sam Kosanovich stood up. Mark Ferguson glared. That’s about all it took for Elizabeth Forward’s season to come crashing down on top of them during …
Elizabeth Forward senior earns all-state honors for indoor track
By Staff Report
Elizabeth Forward senior Matt Bernadowski has been named to the 2014 Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association all-state indoor track and field team in the 60-meter hurdles. Bernadowski is a four-year letterman for the Warriors and holds the school record in the 110 hurdles. As a junior, Bernadowski placed third …
Elizabeth Forward faces size disadvantage vs. Palmyra in state quarterfinals
By Dave Mackall
As Sam Kosanovich considered the notion of a long coaching career winding down, his Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team only hoped to keep putting a …
West Mifflin senior finishes 2nd in 100-yard butterfly
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — Tough deal for Brad Kolesar. The West Mifflin senior lowered his WPIAL record in the 100-yard butterfly at Friday’s PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships, yet Kolesar, who finished in 50.66 seconds, wasn’t awarded a gold medal. That went to Corry Area’s Brent Benedict, who missed the …
Pair of former Elizabeth Forward wrestlers advance to Division III Championships
By Dave Mackall
The Elizabeth Forward wrestling community’s heart has shifted to the nation’s heartland as two of its favorite sons will try to reach the NCAA Division …
Elizabeth Forward smothers Mt. Pleasant in PIAA Class AAA 2nd-round game
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward and Mt. Pleasant were informed earlier in the day that the site of their PIAA Class AAA girls basketball playoff game was being …
Elizabeth Forward, Mt. Pleasant set for rematch in PIAA playoffs
By Dave Mackall
On Jan. 15, in a WPIAL nonsection girls basketball game, Elizabeth Forward led visiting Mt. Pleasant by a single point inside the 3-minute mark of …
Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Jason Horan, Elizabeth Forward’s Olivia Barkley
By Robert Stinner
Jason Horan Year: Senior School: Thomas Jefferson Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Horan scored 14 points in a 72-66 victory over Erie East in the …
Elizabeth Forward girls advance to PIAA second round
By Staff Report
Olivia Barkley scored 15 points, and Natalie Fekula added 14 in leading the Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team to a 52-30 victory over Bradford on Saturday in the opening round of the PIAA Class AAA playoffs at Pitt-Bradford. The Warriors (24-4) held a 24-17 lead at halftime and used an …
EF girls know it’s time to step up for PIAA playoffs
By Dave Mackall
When Elizabeth Forward plays Bradford in the Owls’ backyard Saturday on the campus of Pitt-Bradford, don’t expect any complaints from the Warriors. There’s no time for it. This is the PIAA girls basketball playoffs. “I don’t feel slighted or offended. That’s the PIAA bracketing, and that’s what it is,” Elizabeth …
Frazier, EF girls set to hit PIAA road
By Jeff Oliver
The Frazier and Elizabeth Forward girls’ basketball teams face not only tough draws against district champions, but long bus rides in their respective PIAA first …
Noss leads South Park girls back to title game
By Dave Mackall
The South Park girls basketball team is headed back to Palumbo Center. In a rematch of the 2013 WPIAL Class AAA championship game, Lindsay Noss …
Norwin swimmer among top seeds at WPIAL championship meet
By Dave Mackall
After taking a year off from the Norwin swim team, Kathryn Painter is back in a big way. The Knights junior enters the WPIAL swimming and diving championships at Pitt as the Class AAA top seed in the girls 500-yard freestyle and 200 individual medley. She is joined by Yough …
EF’s Sporio dazzles foes with dribbling prowess
By Dave Mackall
When Abigail Sporio was a little girl, her parents used to take her to the playground to play basketball. She loved to hold onto the …
Uniontown tops Elizabeth Forward to reach WPIAL semifinals
By Mark Kaboly
Elizabeth Forward coach Gerald Grayson and Uniontown coach Rob Kezmarsky agreed on one thing: Neither team had anything left to give. Elizabeth Forward rallied a …
Semis, PIAA berths on the line
By Jeff Oliver
A great deal will be on the line for the six remaining area teams in the WPIAL playoffs. Not only will the Monessen and Elizabeth …

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