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Five Thomas Jefferson soccer players named first-team all-section

By Ray Fisher
Five members of the Thomas Jefferson boys’ and girls’ soccer programs have been named first-team all-section. Seniors Mahesh Dhaubhadel and Matt Wardlaw and junior Matt Prezioso ...
Thomas Jefferson girls’ volleyball team flourishing
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson girls’ volleyball team chalked up one of the greatest seasons in school history. Thomas Jefferson finished as the WPIAL Class AA runner-up in ...
Pleasant Hills sports performance training facility undergoes expansion, renovations
By Tribune-Review
Strength, Fitness and Speed in Pleasant Hills has been undergoing renovations and improvements while doubling its size in the Hosmer Supply Industrial Park. The current 2,400 square-foot training room will be connected to a new 2,400 square foot facility, creating a permanent home for a basketball hoop and baseball batting cage. A ...
Dominant running game helps West Allegheny to lopsided victory over Thomas Jefferson
By Chris Harlan
Lopsided scores dotted Thomas Jefferson’s season schedule. But none were like this. For the first time in coach Bill Cherpak’s memory, his Jaguars were blown ...
Undefeated Thomas Jefferson braces for familiar foe in WPIAL semifinals
By Chris Harlan
Bill Cherpak didn’t plan to feature a one-dimensional offense, but there just wasn’t any reason to throw. With a solid offensive line and some physical runners, ...
WPIAL Class AAA semifinal capsule: West Allegheny vs. Thomas Jefferson
By Chris Harlan
class AAA Semifinal No. 2 Thomas Jefferson (11-0) vs. No. 3 West Allegheny (10-1)   7:30 p.m. Friday at Bethel Park Bill Cherpak didn’t ...
Crousey considered a ‘player’s coach’ in Thomas Jefferson hockey program
By Ed Phillipps
Bill Crousey never set out to be a hockey coach, but the job always seemed to find him. “Basically, I have never signed up to coach ...
Jaguars enter ‘Final Four’ territory in WPIAL Class AAA football
By Ray Fisher
Thomas Jefferson and West Allegheny will clash Friday in the WPIAL Class AAA semifinal round at Bethel Park High School Stadium. The opening kickoff is set ...
Thomas Jefferson grad Giansante eyes a title in senior season at New Hampshire
By Brian Knavish
He can’t believe it’s coming to an end. Saturday is the date for the final home game of the regular season for the University of New ...
Moran a motivational force as ultimate ‘team player’ at Thomas Jefferson
By Ed Phillipps
Now that the Thomas Jefferson volleyball season is over, Madison Moran may have to go shopping. For the past month, Moran and her teammates had been ...
Thomas Jefferson’s ground game conquers Mars, 28-13
By Mark Kaboly
Austin Kemp meets with Bill Cherpak at his house every week to put together a play sheet and talk strategy for that night’s game. The get-together ...
Daily News Q&A: Thomas Jefferson’s Braden Pahanish
By Dave Mackall
Giavanni Ruffin, meet Braden Pahanish. Pahanish, a junior running back/linebacker at Thomas Jefferson, said if he could pick one athlete he admires the most, it would ...
Undefeated TJ prepares for Mars’ ‘very concerning’ ground game
By Dave Mackall
There’s little history between the football programs at Thomas Jefferson and Mars, yet there’s one thing they will be sure to have in common when ...
Previewing the WPIAL quarterfinals
By Staff Reports
Below is a look at some of the top WPIAL quarterfinal matchups: Class AAAA 2-Penn-Trafford (10-0) vs. 7-North Allegheny (8-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday at ...
Thomas Jefferson hurler holding fast-pitch softball clinic next month
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson softball team won the WPIAL Class AA championship last spring, defeating Mars, 5-3, in nine innings in the title game. The 2014 season ...
Thomas Jefferson, Mars running games out of this world
By Ray Fisher
Forget their seeding. The No. 10 Mars Fightin’ Planets proved their mettle last week in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. Mars (7-3) socked No. 7 ...
Thomas Jefferson volleyball team breezes to 1st PIAA win since 2001
By Chris Wechtenhiser
DuBOIS — The Thomas Jefferson volleyball team used a dominant night at the net to hammer District 9 champ St. Marys, 25-14, 25-14, 25-7, to ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Clairton’s Ryan Williams, Thomas Jefferson’s Kayla Smith
By Robert Stinner
Ryan Williams School: Clairton Class: Senior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Williams completed 12 of 21 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns Friday to ...
Ford City volleyball captures school’s 1st WPIAL championship since 1988
By Doug Gulasy
Ford City put an exclamation point on the final girls volleyball season in school history. The No. 4 Sabers (18-1) won the first WPIAL volleyball ...
WPIAL volleyball finals: Three new champions, Baldwin, Ford City, GCC, crowned
By Staff Reports
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the ...
Kemp carries Thomas Jefferson to convincing victory over Moon
By Ray Judy
It was same old, same old for Thomas Jefferson on Friday night. And there’s nothing wrong with that. The Jaguars relied on their season-long formula of ...
TJ volleyball team gets back to WPIAL finals for 1st time since 2001
By Kevin Lohman
The Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball team overpowered Beaver in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals on Thursday night at Baldwin, sweeping the Bobcats, 25-14, 25-20, 25-15. ...
Thomas Jefferson football team enters WPIAL Class AAA playoffs as No. 2 seed
By Ray Fisher
The Big Nine Conference champion Thomas Jefferson football team has strung together three consecutive undefeated regular seasons. The Jaguars socked rival West Mifflin last week 52-20 ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Zac Quattrone, TJ’s Rachel Stover
By Robert Stinner
Zac Quattrone Year: Senior School: Serra Catholic Sport: Football Claim to fame: After missing the first half of the season because of a shoulder injury, ...
Thomas Jefferson earns spot in volleyball semifinals after downing South Fayette for 3rd time
By Kevin Lohman
Thomas Jefferson’s girls volleyball team fought off a roaring comeback by Section 6 rival South Fayette to secure a bid to the WPIAL Class AA ...

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