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Yough’s Sever qualifies for PIAA tourney

By Jason Black
Yough senior wrestler Tom Sever has plenty of motivation to have a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Championships. Sever, who joined the ...
South Fayette girls top Elizabeth Forward to reach 1st WPIAL title game
By Dave Mackall
Even without its center presence, South Fayette found a way to prevail in the semifinals of the WPIAL Class AAA girls basketball playoffs. The Lions switched ...
Elizabeth Forward hires Collodi as new football coach
By Patrick Cloonan
An assistant coach at South Park is the new head varsity football coach at Elizabeth Forward. “We’re not only going to coach your boys up, we’re going to mentor them into young men,” Michael Collodi told the EF school board after a 7-1 vote Wednesday. Collodi met with three of his new ...
Elizabeth Forward plays `complete’ game in win over McGuffey
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward came together at a perfect time. Now the senior-laden Warriors are headed to the WPIAL girls basketball semifinal round for a third consecutive ...
Norwin’s Painter defends both her WPIAL swimming titles
By Doug Gulasy
Kathryn Painter’s tiredness didn’t set in until after she defended one of her WPIAL Class AAA swimming titles for the second straight day. The Norwin senior ...
Elizabeth Forward swimmers hoping for fast times at WPIAL meet
By Karen Kadilak
As director, Elizabeth Forward swimming coach Tammy Blackwood knows what it takes to qualify for the WPIAL championship meet. That is why she is so proud of the 12 members of her boys and girls teams who will swim — many among the top 20 seeds in their events — ...
Unbeaten Elizabeth Forward senior aims to add WPIAL title to injury-riddled career
By Bill West
Though he enters this weekend’s WPIAL Class AA individual wrestling championships unbeaten, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke Fournier easily imagines a fate worse than a first ...
Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team eases past Mt. Pleasant, 64-43, in WPIAL 1st round
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward girls basketball coach Krystal Gibbs doesn’t want to part with her five senior starters just yet. She won’t have to after the Warriors beat ...
Senior center Prota leaves big impact on Elizabeth Forward
By Kevin Ritchart
At 6-foot-10, there are few things out of the reach of George Prota — on or off the basketball court. The senior center wrapped up ...
BVA finally knocks off EF, 56-45
By Jeff Oliver
Belle Vernon Area girls’ basketball coach Lisa Fairman knew going into Thursday’s Section 4-AAA finale with Elizabeth Forward that her team could not win the ...
Elizabeth Forward girls capture 3rd straight section title with win over South Park
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward has been cruising under the radar in girls basketball this season. Don’t expect any complaints from the Warriors. “I like it this way,” said Elizabeth ...
Sporio leads EF past Ringgold, 48-41
By Jeff Oliver
If anyone ever doubted who the heart and soul of Elizabeth Forward’s girls’ basketball team is, they should have watched the Warriors’ 48-41 Section 4-AAA ...
Elizabeth Forward successfully changes up defenses on Belle Vernon’s Slagus, earns 63-60 win
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward couldn’t answer Kaitlyn Slagus’ scoring spree for Belle Vernon in the first half, though Warriors point guard Abigail Sporio did her best to ...
LeDonne resigns at Elizabeth Forward
By Dave Mackall
Mike LeDonne has resigned from his second stint as football coach at Elizabeth Forward, his alma mater, to take over as defensive coordinator at Gateway. LeDonne, 52, will rejoin Gateway coach Tom Nola, whom he served under in the same capacity at Clairton in 2008 and e_SSRq09. “We gave it our best ...
Ringgold girts basketball uses defense, height advantage to upset Elizabeth Forward
By Ed Phillipps
Moments before Ringgold faced Elizabeth Forward in a key Section 4-AAA girls basketball clash, Rams coach Laura Grimm huddled her players together and told them, ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Aaron Adams, Elizabeth Forward’s Jessica Palady
By Robert Stinner
Aaron Adams School: West Mifflin Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Adams scored 26 points to help the Titans (6-1, 4-0) to a dominating ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Elizabeth Forward’s George Prota, Thomas Jefferson’s Courtney Zoglmann
By Robert Stinner
George Prota School: Elizabeth Forward Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Prota scored 17 points to help the Warriors (3-4, 1-2) ...
Hustle from young team could pay off for Elizabeth Forward wrestling
By Kevin Lohman
When talking about the inexperience of his team and how that informs his expectations for this season, Elizabeth Forward wrestling coach Richard Scheuermann doesn’t sugarcoat his evaluation. “Hopefully, we could crack in to the playoffs by the end of the year,” Scheuermann said. “But we got a smorgasbord of freshmen ...
Strong 2nd half propels Elizabeth Forward girls basketball past feisty Brownsville, 60-44
By Ed Phillipps
The Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team admittedly got off to a sluggish beginning of its game against Brownsville on Monday night. It’s good the Warriors ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Karlyn Garner, Elizabeth Forward’s Abigail Sporio
By Robert Stinner
Karlyn Garner School: West Mifflin Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Garner scored 19 points to help the Titans (2-0) to a 74-63 victory ...
Same school, new team for Elizabeth Forward boys basketball coach Kosanovich
By Kevin Lohman
In three seasons as the coach of the Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team, Sam Kosanovich led the program to a 64-15 record and three consecutive playoff appearances. Now, Kosanovich has been tapped to lead the boys basketball team at Elizabeth Forward, and the veteran coach said he has no reason to ...
Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team has new coach, same winning attitude
By Kevin Lohman
Despite graduating four significant contributors from last season’s section title team, Elizabeth Forward first-year girls basketball coach Krystal Gibbs doesn’t expect anything to change when it comes to the Warriors’ on-court persona. “We’re going to be in your face all over the court,” Gibbs said. “You know the old saying, ‘Offense ...
Belle Vernon Area enters playoffs with 3 straight wins after downing Elizabeth Forward
By Jeremy Sellew
Heads held high. That’s how the Belle Vernon Area football team will be heading into the WPIAL playoffs. The Leopards downed their Route 51 rivals, Elizabeth ...
Playoff experience pays off for Kittanning in preliminary round win over Elizabeth Forward
By Matt Grubba
Kittanning has been in tight playoff games before, and that experience showed in this year’s postseason opener. Junior outside hitter Taylar Wolfe had a match-high 12 ...

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