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Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant wrestlers chase PIAA berths

By Jason Black
The high school wrestling season can be a long and grueling process, but at this time of year, fatigue gives way to determination as the ...
Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland send 7 each to Southwest Regional
By Paul Schofield
Mt. Pleasant wrestling coach Zack Sheridan and Southmoreland coach Ryan Shaw were pleased with their teams’ performances Saturday in the WPIAL Class AA championships at ...
Zimcosky leads successful weekend for Connellsville area swimmers
By Kevin Lohman
Records came tumbling down at the WPIAL swimming championships Friday and Saturday at Pitt’s Trees Pool. The substitution of names atop the record book is not ...
Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant wrestlers set tone of success at WPIALs
By Jason Black
Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant wrestlers set a positive tone at the WPIAL Class AA individual championships on Friday at South Fayette. All nine Southmoreland wrestlers advanced ...
Elizabeth Forward girls basketball team eases past Mt. Pleasant, 64-43, in WPIAL 1st round
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward girls basketball coach Krystal Gibbs doesn’t want to part with her five senior starters just yet. She won’t have to after the Warriors beat ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mt. Pleasant’s Ethan Charlesworth, Ringgold’s Marlena Schmidt
By Andrew John
Ethan Charlesworth School: Mt. Pleasant Sport: Wrestling Year: Senior Claim to fame: Charlesworth (32-6) captured his second section title after pinning McGuffey’s Dillon Richey at 3:20 for the 152-pound title in the Section 2-AA tournament Saturday. Earlier in the season, Charlesworth finished second at the Southmoreland tournament and took third ...
Mt. Pleasant fields 13-swimmer contingent for WPIAL championships
By Jason Black
It has been another strong season for the Mt. Pleasant swim team, and for many members of the squad, the season is not over. Thirteen Mt. ...
Connellsville boys basketball team upends Mt. Pleasant, 53-35
By Jason Black
There were plenty of similarities between the Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant boys basketball teams this season, and the squads ended the campaign with a nonsection ...
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 ...
Burrell makes statement in victory
By Doug Gulasy
Even as the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class AA wrestling playoffs, Burrell felt it had something to prove in its opening match. Consider the ...
Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team defeats Southmoreland, 67-30
By Jason Black 12:23 a.m.
For the Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team to make a nice run in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs, it likely will need strong performances from ...
Connellsville, Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant ready for WPIAL wrestling playoffs
By Jason Black
The WPIAL wrestling playoffs represent a chance to compete for a championship. But for Connellsville, Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant, the postseason also serves as a ...
Connellsville, Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant learn playoff foes
By Staff Reports
The Connellsville, Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant wrestling teams will each compete Wednesday in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. In Class AAA, Connellsville finished as the Section 2 runner-up and will travel to Franklin Regional for a first-round match against West Allegheny, the third seed from Section 4. The winner ...
Southmoreland wrestling team beats Mt. Pleasant in 3rd-place match at Section 2-AA tournament
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland wrestling team didn’t emerge as Section 2-AA champions, but the Scotties avenged an early-season loss to Mt. Pleasant in the third-place match of the Section 2-AA finals on Wednesday at McGuffey. The Scotties and the Vikings dropped matches in the section semifinals, which forced a battle for the section’s ...
Greensburg athletes of the week: Latrobe’s Austin Butler, Mt. Pleasant’s Alexa Szelong
By Andrew John
Austin Butler School: Latrobe Sport: Basketball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Butler, who is averaging 20.3 ppg., finished with a game-high 35 points for ...
Mt. Pleasant edges turnover-prone Kittanning in OT
By Matt Grubba
Kittanning hoped to hold on for a win against Mt. Pleasant, but the Wildcats had a hard time just holding on to the ball. Senior guard Zach D’Amico scored seven of his 14 points in overtime for Mt. Pleasant, which took 23 turnovers by the Wildcats and turned it into a ...
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 ...
Early 3-point barrage, steady defense power Mt. Pleasant girls
By Jason Black
In the early going of Thursday’s Section 3-AAA girls basketball game between Laurel Highlands and visiting Mt. Pleasant, neither team could generate much offense in ...
Bunting’s late steal, free throw lift Mt. Pleasant past Yough
By Jason Black
One small defensive adjustment had the biggest impact Wednesday’s Section 3-AAA boys basketball game between Mt. Pleasant and visiting Yough. With 6 seconds remaining in the ...
Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team shakes off slow start, stops Southmoreland, 53-18
By Jason Black
It took some time for the Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team to find its game during Monday’s Section 3-AAA contest against host Southmoreland. But once ...
Connellsville boys, Mt. Pleasant girls swim to wins
By Jason Black
Connellsville swim coach Marie Nedley and Mt. Pleasant coach Sandy Felice each saw what they wanted to see during Thursday’s nonsection meet between the teams ...
Mt. Pleasant wrestlers win tie with Scotties
By Jason Black
The Mt. Pleasant and Southmoreland wrestling match Wednesday was so close that even when it was over, neither team knew who won. The two Section ...
Mt. Pleasant’s young swim squads aided by veterans
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant’s swim program has been blessed with a number of talented athletes in recent seasons, and the 2014-15 season promises to be no exception. ...
Mt. Pleasant basketball tournament renamed in honor of late coach Traynor
By Staff Reports
The Mt. Pleasant boys basketball tip-off tournament has been renamed the Tom Traynor Tip-Off tournament after the late coach who spent his final 10 seasons coaching the Vikings. Traynor, who also coached at Hempfield and Pitt-Johnstown where he amassed 612 victories in 49 years, will be honored Friday prior to Mt. ...
Mt. Pleasant boys basketball team relies on blend of seniors, young talents
By Dave Stofcheck
First-year coach Don Porter hasn’t spent a lot of time with his Mt. Pleasant boys basketball team, but he already likes what he sees. “We have ...

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