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Overtime takedown vaults McKeesport’s Ingram into WPIAL semifinals

By Doug Gulasy
Brandon Ingram wasn’t happy with his attacking on the first day of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling championships, but he made up for it in ...
Thomas Jefferson’s Devine pins way to coveted section championship
By Ray Fisher
Dom Devine led the charge for the Thomas Jefferson wrestlers at the Section 2-AAA championships held Saturday at Ringgold. Devine, a junior who was the No. ...
McClellan Elementary phys ed teacher completes 300th marathon
By Jennifer Goga
Marie Bartoletti’s friends and fellow runners call her the “Energizer bunny” because she exhibits the same endless energy of the marketing mascot for Energizer batteries. ...
Thomas Jefferson’s Hill shatters 2 girls swim team records
By Ray Fisher
Thomas Jefferson junior Jennnifer Hill snapped two school records at the WPIAL Class AA swimming championships held last weekend at Pitt’s Trees Pool. Hill shattered the ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Dom Devine, Yough’s Jessica Cochran
By Robert Stinner
Dom Devine School: Thomas Jefferson Class: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Devine (31-6) recorded two pins and a 10-4 victory over Justin Mansberry of ...
Thomas Jefferson hoopsters share season of highs and lows
By Ed Phillipps
The Thomas Jefferson boys’ and girls’ hoops squads shared a few similar traits this season. For starters, both relied on young and unproven players to jell ...
Thomas Jefferson part of WPIAL gymnastics expansion
By Ray Fisher
Two schools in the WPIAL are adding a gymnastics team to their athletic program in 2015-16. One is Thomas Jefferson High School; the second is West Allegheny. The WPIAL board of directors approved section alignments for winter sports in the 2015-16 school year earlier this week. As a result, Thomas Jefferson — ...
TJ youth wrestler repeats as Keystone League champion
By Tribune-Review
The Keystone League youth wrestling championships took place Sunday in Saltsburg. For one young wrestler from Jefferson Hills, it was a chance to repeat as a ...
Thomas Jefferson tight end lands scholarship with Alderson Broaddus
By Ed Phillipps
It wasn’t long ago when Corey Payne wondered if a recurring injury would prevent him from completing his high school football career at Thomas Jefferson. Payne ...
Thomas Jefferson PIHL all-star selection an anchor on defense
By Ed Phillipps
Michael Krieger is a team player, even when he is playing for an all-star team. The Thomas Jefferson junior defenseman was one of three players selected ...
West Mifflin pulls away from Thomas Jefferson for section title
By Dave Mackall
In a heated, season-long, three-team race, West Mifflin won the prize. Karlyn Garner scored 22 points, and Josh Long added 19 to lead the Titans to ...
Resilient Thomas Jefferson swimmer Airhart excited for future at Loyola
By Ray Fisher
Olivia Airhart’s story is one of valiant perseverance. The Thomas Jefferson senior has participated in a variety of sports activities since her grade school days. Prior to ...
Drone experiment produces Thomas Jefferson football highlight film
By Ed Phillipps
After a decade together creating the annual Thomas Jefferson football highlight tape, Steve Colditz and Scott Breisinger wanted to go above and beyond this season. ...
McCallister’s 14 points lead Steel Valley past Thomas Jefferson
By Dave Mackall
In a season of insidious confusion, Ryan McCallister has been a calming influence. The junior point guard for Steel Valley again showed that side of him ...
TJ youth wrestling team snags third place at South Hills Duals
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson youth wrestling team placed third in the recent South Hills Duals tournament held at TJ. The top five teams in the tournament ...
TJ hockey players selected for PIHL all-star showcase
By Tribune-Review
Five area athletes were selected to play in the PIHL all-star showcase to be held Feb. 8 at the RMU Island Sports Center. Baldwin’s Brian Dee, ...
Jaguars on cusp of setting new school record in wrestling
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson wrestling team dropped a 47-25 decision to visiting Bethel Park last week in the Section 2-AAA tournament’s fifth-place match. It was a disappointing ...
TJ senior lineman Reynolds reels in Breisinger Award
By Ed Phillipps
Less than 24 hours after his efforts were recognized by the Thomas Jefferson football team, Zack Reynolds was doing what he does best: clearing a ...
Thomas Jefferson’s Marcheleta, Porter have been terrific in WPIBL action
By Ray Fisher
Nicco Marcheleta and Dylan Porter, both seniors, have provided a solid performance at the top of the lineup for the Thomas Jefferson boys’ varsity bowling team this season. Marcheleta owned a 210 average for the Jaguars through four weeks of WPIBL competition, with Porter next-in-line with a 207 average. Marcheleta’s high three-game ...
Thomas Jefferson matmen in midst of memorable season
By Brian Knavish
There’s a sense of confidence beaming from the Thomas Jefferson varsity wrestling team these days. And for good reason. Thomas Jefferson in the midst of one of ...
Opinions differ on more classifications for high school football
By Chris Harlan
A couple of years from now, Seneca Valley, North Allegheny or Hempfield might celebrate a WPIAL Class AAAAAA football championship. Too many A’s? Maybe ...
Thomas Jefferson hopes to see wrestler end county individual title drought
By Bill West
The breakthrough that Thomas Jefferson’s Braden Flinn barely fell short of a season ago at the Allegheny County Wrestling Championships stands before the Jaguars senior ...
Thomas Jefferson boys, girls teams aiming for section success
By Jennifer Goga
Thomas Jefferson’s boys’ and girls’ swimming teams dive into their section schedule today, Thursday, against East Allegheny. Both squads opened the week with 2-3 records, and ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: TJ’s Cameron Sarber, South Allegheny’s Abby Dranko
By Robert Stinner
Cameron Sarber School: Thomas Jefferson Class: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Sarber scored 22 points to help the Jaguars (4-9, 2-4) to a 77-69 ...
Thomas Jefferson grad Yanief a freshman guard on Millersville women’s basketball team
By Ray Fisher
Thomas Jefferson graduate Alexis Yanief is a 5-foot-7 freshman guard on the Millersville University women’s basketball team. She is one of seven freshmen in the Lady ...

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