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Thomas Jefferson chasing 10th straight Big 9 title

By Ray Fisher
Thomas Jefferson posted its third straight undefeated regular season in 2014, and 10th in school history. The Jaguars advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals for ...
Baseball teams can train, raise money at Elizabeth hit-a-thon event
By Brian Knavish
Mark Rice had an idea. The Brentwood native and Jefferson Hills resident is the owner of In Motion Performance, a South Hills-based baseball training organization. After watching many community and scholastic sports teams see their funding get trimmed amid the budget cuts of recent years, he wanted to do something ...
Arre brings a ‘world of experience’ to Baldwin basketball program
By Brian Knavish
It’s common to hear it said that a coach brings a “world of experience” to his team. But, in the case of Bill Arre, that phrase ...
Thomas Jefferson grad Costanzo offers thoughts on World Cup champs
By Ray Fisher
The U.S. women’s national soccer team will play Costa Rica at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Heinz Field. A large crowd of area soccer fans is expected ...
Thomas Jefferson gridders land preseason all-star nods
By Ed Phillipps
The previous three football seasons concluded on a sour note for Thomas Jefferson defensive back Ryan Scanlon, as each one ended when he broke a ...
Pittsburgh Passion players primed for a repeat performance
By Ray Fisher
The Pittsburgh Passion will face the Utah Falconz at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Independent Women’s Football League championship game in Rock Hill, S.C. The ...
Sarber to join to 2 former Thomas Jefferson teammates at Carlow
By Ed Phillipps
When Cameron Sarber first walked into an open gym at Thomas Jefferson as a freshman, head coach Dom DeCicco had a simple message for him. ...
TJ’s Grassi, Risley planning to embark on engineering careers
By Jennifer Goga 9:00 p.m.
Tim Grassi and Paige Risely, both of Jefferson Hills, were among the top scholars who graduated recently from Thomas Jefferson High School. Grassi was valedictorian and ...
Thomas Jefferson gridders continuing careers at collegiate level
By Ray Fisher
Several senior members of the Thomas Jefferson football team in 2014-15 are planning to continue their careers in college. “They were an excellent group who ...
A little rain doesn’t dampen football campers’ enthusiasm
By Ray Fisher
The campers at the Football Camp for the Stars program were not going to let a little rain put a damper on their games. For the ...
Brentwood’s Warner, TJ’s Crawford recognized for their accomplishments, dedication
By Ray Fisher
Two men with local ties — Dave Warner (Brentwood) and Howard Crawford (Thomas Jefferson) — recently were inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame. Warner, the first-ever WPIAL Hall of Fame inductee at Brentwood, was honored for his coaching career in girls’ basketball and cross country. “Dave was a ...
Brentwood’s Warner welcomes induction into WPIAL Hall of Fame
By Ray Fisher
It was most appropriate that Dave Warner was the first person from Brentwood High School to be inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame. Warner, ...
Thomas Jefferson to host ‘Football Camp for the Stars’
By Ray Fisher
The “Camp for the Stars” summer football program will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. June 18 and 19 at Thomas Jefferson Stadium. Football Camp ...
Outlaws softball team to travel to Colorado for national tournament
By Ray Fisher
The Ohio Outlaws are taking their game to the next level. The fast-pitch softball team will participate in the Independence Day national tournament to be held ...
Thomas Jefferson grad breaks new ground with Gannon cheer team
By Jennifer Goga
Robert Sexton started cheering competitively shortly after his younger sister, Annsley, joined a gym near Atlanta, where the family lived at the time. Now, just three ...
Former Thomas Jefferson soccer star Costanzo to run PSA summer camp programs
By Ray Fisher
Pittsburgh Soccer Academy’s youth summer camp program will take place at three sites again in 2015, including Maize Field in Pleasant Hills. The camps are set up for players ages 5 to 13, and directed by Rich Costanzo, a Thomas Jefferson graduate and former Pittsburgh Riverhounds player. “We have ...
Thomas Jefferson freshman lauded as MVP in bowling section play
By Ray Fisher
Liz Brock made an immediate impact in the WPIBL in 2014-15. The Thomas Jefferson freshman was named female MVP in Section 9, which consisted ...
Porter rocks and rolls through his senior year at Thomas Jefferson
By Ed Phillipps
Dylan Porter spent his senior year at Thomas Jefferson rocking, rolling and doing just about everything else in between His guitar solo in the key of A, not to mention some fancy fretwork taking place when he played part of it behind his back, won the talent show. The rolling part ...
South Hills tracksters advance to state finals at Shippensburg
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin track and field program ended up with four PIAA qualifiers at the WPIAL Class AAA championships held last week at Baldwin Stadium. The PIAA ...
Four South Hills athletes selected for baseball all-star showcase
By Ray Fisher
Four area senior athletes have been selected to play in this year’s WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association all-star doubleheader showcase. The doubleheader will be held June 7 ...
Baldwin, Thomas Jefferson tracksters advance to WPIAL Class AAA championship meet
By Ray Fisher
Several Baldwin athletes advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA individual track and field championships with first-pace finishes at last week’s Southern qualifier. Junior Kadin Hinish took ...
Bowers, Scheidter hit .534, .500 for Thomas Jefferson softball team
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson softball team won three of its final four games, but it wasn’t enough to secure a WPIAL Class AAA playoff berth. ...
Coholan connects for .458 batting average for Thomas Jefferson baseball team
By Ray Fisher
Eric Coholan had a dynamic senior season for the Thomas Jefferson baseball team. Coholan, a pitcher/outfielder, led the Jaguars offensively with a rock-solid .458 batting average ...
Thomas Jefferson senior track standout Johnson focusing on WPIAL meet
By Ed Phillipps 11:30 a.m.
The usual time for an athlete to take a deep breath and exhale is during his or her competition. But Thomas Jefferson’s Jennifer Johnson breathed a ...
Area coaches adapt to adverse weather conditions
By Ray Fisher
The weather. It seems to be a sore subject every spring. And this year is no different as baseball and softball teams scramble to revise schedules ...

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