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Greensburg Salem softball chasing 5th straight section title

By Kevin Lohman
Over the past few years the Greensburg Salem softball program has established itself as a powerhouse in the WPIAL Class AAA division. The Golden Lions ...
GS’s Heater, Butler’s White win regional bowling titles
By Staff Report
Butler’s Mikayla White and Greensburg Salem’s Zach Heater were crowned champions Friday at the Western Regional high school bowling championships at North Versailles Bowl. White, who had a six-game average of 190.3 in the qualifying round, defeated Penn-Trafford’s Amanda Balas, 189-174, in the finals. Heater beat Beaver Falls’ Nickolas Beier, 215-168, in ...
HS highlight reel: Roundball Classic set for April 18
By Tribune-Review
The top scorers in the area will be on display April 18 at the Roundball Classic all-star games at Geneva College. Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell ...
Greensburg Salem’s Howard shines at state meet
By Kevin Lohman
Greensburg Salem junior Julia Howard has been sharpening her track and field skills over the past year, working hard in the weight room and tinkering with her technique in order to improve her jumping abilities. The results are starting to show. At the Tri-State Track and Field Coaches’ Association indoor championship meet ...
Golden Lions duo proves point
By Alex Oltmanns
Despite entering the season as seniors and team leaders, Greensburg Salem’s Austin Shaw and Zach Mattucci were not named team captains. While some wrestlers might allow ...
Seniors, defense carry Knoch to win over Greensburg Salem
By George Guido
Coaches always like it when seniors step up in big moments. That IS what happened to Knoch on Friday night as Troy Hixson and Matt Zanella combined for 10 crucial third-quarter points. The outburst resulted in a 45-37 victory over Greensburg Salem in a WPIAL Class AAA preliminary-round game at Hampton. The Golden ...
Greensburg Salem girls tested for postseason run
By Andrew John
The ability to finish strong at the end of the regular season is a goal for many teams getting ready for the playoffs. The Greensburg Salem ...
Greensburg Salem boys getting back to fundamentals before playoff opener
By Alex Oltmanns
After finishing the regular season fourth in WPIAL Section 3-AAA, the Greensburg Salem boys basketball team took the court for practice Saturday to begin preparation ...
Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team trumps Greensburg Salem, 70-64
By Jason Black
The Mt. Pleasant and Greensburg Salem girls basketball teams each boasted a standout performer in Thursday’ Section 3-AAA finale at Greensburg Salem. However, it was ...
Hempfield, Greensburg Salem hockey players ready for all-star showcase
By Andrew John
An all-star game can be an event that carries many different meanings for all parties involved. That is certainly the case for the local players ...
Greensburg Salem swimmers preparing for WPIAL meet
By Alex Oltmanns
Several members of the Greensburg Salem girls swimming team are preparing to go up against the WPIAL’s best at the district championship meet Feb. 20-21 ...
Greensburg athletes of the week: Uniontown’s Joe Campbell, Greensburg Salem’s Claire Oberdorf
By Andrew John
Joe Campbell School: Uniontown Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Campbell, who is averaging 18.3 points per game, scored 25 to lead Class AAA ...
Southmoreland holds off Greensburg Salem in foul-filled contest
By Paul Schofield
The only player Southmoreland couldn’t afford to lose Friday in a foul-filled game against Greensburg Salem was senior Ben Niemiec. Niemiec avoided foul trouble and carried ...
Greensburg Salem bowlers focused on individual succcess
By Andrew John
In the past two seasons, the Greensburg Salem boys bowling team has experienced more individual success compared to the team’s triumphs the two seasons prior. The Golden Lions (2-3), who are in third place in Section 1, haven’t been able to rebound from the departure of the senior class of 2013, ...
Greensburg Salem hockey working through transition period
By Katie Foglia
Change has proven to be the only constant this season for the Greensburg Salem hockey team. In addition to making the jump from the former PIHL Open Division to Class A, the team’s first-year coach, Jason DeTesta, has also implemented a new structure and style of play to the program. “We ...
Upsets reign during Day 1 of Westmoreland County wrestling tournament
By Paul Schofield
There were more upsets than usual during Day 1 of the 62nd annual Westmoreland County Coaches Association wrestling tournament Friday at Franklin Regional. The biggest were ...
Greensburg Salem swimmers prepare for new year
By Alex Oltmanns
For most people, the start of a new year means making a resolution for the next 12 months. The Greensburg Salem swimming team is no different. “I’m actually having my kids sit down and make New Year’s resolutions for the team and for themselves (this) week in practice,” coach Brittany Meyer said. ...
Record-setting Oberdorf plays key role for Greensburg Salem girls
By Ed Phillipps
The Greensburg Salem girls basketball coaching staff had a tough decision to make at halftime of the Golden Lions’ game at Derry on Dec. 22. ...
Greensburg Salem wrestling team hopes early-season success leads to postseason glory
By Kevin Ritchart
The Greensburg Salem wrestling team is in it for the long haul. The Golden Lions have had both dual-match and tournament success in the early ...
Barchetti’s pin rallies Hempfield wrestling team past Greensburg Salem
By Paul Schofield
Hempfield wrestling coach Vince DeAugustine figured Tuesday’s match against rival Greensburg Salem would be tight. He had each team winning five matches, and he considered four ...
Greensburg Salem’s Oberdorf on early-season scoring binge
By Alex Oltmanns
Five games into the 2014-15 season, it’s evident whom opposing teams are going to have to game plan against when preparing to play the Greensburg Salem girls basketball team. With 41, 28 and 35 points in her first three games, respectively, Golden Lions senior Claire Oberdorf is off to a torrid ...
Pair of losses help Greensburg Salem boys gain experience
By Alex Oltmanns
After starting its season in the Hempfield tournament with a pair of games over the weekend, the Greensburg Salem boys basketball team knows what it’s ...
Hempfield boys basketball team subdues Greensburg Salem, 63-37
By Paul Schofield
Hempfield boys basketball coach Bill Swan probably hadn’t felt nervous before a game in a long time. But after not coaching at Hempfield for the past ...
Greensburg Salem football works through growing pains
By Andrew John
A record may indicate how a team fared during the season, but it doesn’t tell the complete story. That was the case for the Greensburg Salem football team this year. The Golden Lions (3-6, 2-6) finished eighth in the Greater Allegheny Conference but were able to make significant strides in the ...
Greensburg Salem runner takes 8th at state meet
By Kevin Lohman
Greensburg Salem’s Riley Kwiatowski claimed a top-10 finish at the PIAA Class AA championship meet at Parkview Cross Country Course in Hershey on Saturday, placing eighth out of 210 participants. “She’s very talented, and this year specifically she has become much more confident in her ability,” Greensburg Salem cross country coach ...

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