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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 ...
Thomas Jefferson, Baldwin products lauded by Presidents’ Athletic Conference
By Ray Fisher
Five local products were voted onto “60th anniversary” all-star teams in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference this past fall. They are as follows: • Andy Komar — Thomas Jefferson graduate who was a member of the Washington & Jefferson men’s soccer team from 2001-04. Komar was a three-time All-PAC selection, earning ...
Donovan’s 15 first-half points spark Steel Valley past Thomas Jefferson
By Dave Mackall
Brandon Donovan is headed to college next season on a baseball scholarship, but he said he is not too bad at basketball, either. He was good ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Austin Bonacci, TJ’s Haley Zoglmann
By Robert Stinner
Austin Bonacci School: West Mifflin Class: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Bonacci won the 145-pound title at the annual Steve DeAugustino Classic held on ...
Several South Hills teams collected WPIAL titles in 2014
By Ray Fisher
Happy New Year once again to all area athletes, as well as to our avid readers! Before we leap into the 2015 calendar year, let’s take ...
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 ...
Crouseys connect on and off the ice at Thomas Jefferson
By Ed Phillipps
Ice hockey usually isn’t considered a backyard sport, but it was for the Crousey family. When Brendan Crousey was about 5 years old, his father, Bill, ...
South Hills teams aiming for festive results in holiday tournaments
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle High School will be “the place to be” for girls’ basketball early next week. Seton-La Salle is hosting the 2014 Pennsylvania-Ohio Roundball Classic on ...
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) ...
WPIAL players named to Class AAA, A all-state teams
By Staff Report
The Pennsylvania football writers all-state teams for Class A and AAA were released Monday. Several players were recognized from Western Pennsylvania. In Class AAA, selections ...
Connellsville wrestling tunes up for duals by routing Thomas Jefferson
By Jason Black
The members of the Connellsville wrestling team will have a full day of action Saturday at the Franklin Regional Duals. The Falcons are guaranteed to face ...
Thomas Jefferson wrestling squad looking strong in early going
By Brian Knavish
As the high school wrestling season gets under way, Thomas Jefferson head coach Rudy Nesbitt is not shy about the lofty goals he has for his Jaguars. After all, the veteran coach sees, first-hand, the type of talent he has on the 2014-15 varsity team roster. “We’ve got a pretty good crew ...
Thomas Jefferson swim team energized by sweeps at Canon-McMillan
By Ray Fisher
Thomas Jefferson swept the top three places in four events in dual-meet action at Canon-McMillan earlier this week. The TJ trio of junior David Etzi, sophomore Josef Raszewski and senior Josh Francis took first, second and third place in the boys’ one-meter diving event. TJ backstroke specialists — sophomore Shannon Gallagher, freshman ...
Jaguars to defend section crown with new starting lineup in 2014-15
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson boys’ basketball team won a school-record 23 games last season and compiled a 40-12 overall record the past two years. Led by a ...
Thomas Jefferson grad Dawson honored to be named to PAC’s ‘all-time best’ football team
By Brian Knavish
For six decades, countless football players have taken the field on autumn Saturdays to play college football for the various institutions that make up the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. There have been great teams and amazing plays, dramatic wins and heart-breaking defeats. Memories have been forged, and footbal legends have been immortalized. At ...

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