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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 ...
Mt. Pleasant girls basketball coach eager to start season with versatile team
By Dave Stofcheck
As he enters his 10th season as Mt. Pleasant girls basketball coach, Scott Giacobbi sees a well-rounded team before him. “I think we will have a ...
Mt. Pleasant coach stockpiles strong group of wrestlers
By Jason Black
New Mt. Pleasant wrestling coach Zack Sheridan is excited to get the opportunity to run the team he once wrestled for. What’s even more exciting ...
Mt. Pleasant names former junior high assistant Sheridan varsity wrestling coach
By Jason Black
Zack Sheridan has come home again, and he’s hoping the Mt. Pleasant wrestling team will be better for it. Sheridan is the new wrestling coach at ...
Aliquippa tops Mt. Pleasant in Class AA for 8th consecutive WPIAL semifinal berth
By Ray Judy
Aliquippa is going to the WPIAL semifinals for the eighth straight season. The second-seeded Quips used their top-ranked offense and suffocating defense to beat No. 7 ...
Daily Courier Q&A: Jonah Long, Mt. Pleasant
By Jason Black
Senior Jonah Long has been an important piece to the success of the Mt. Pleasant football team this season. Long, a defensive end, recovered a crucial fumble to help the Vikings defeat visiting Shady Side Academy in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. Q: What did it ...
Season had plenty of highlights for DC Picks
By Dc Picks
Last week: 3-1 Overall: 46-10 DC Picks is in a reflective mood today. It doesn’t seem like that long ago when DC Picks was sitting under the hot August sun watching the local high school teams practice for the upcoming 2014 season. Now, the leaves have changed color and are ...
Halloween takes a bite out of H.S. Picks
By Hs Picks
The first week of the high school playoffs went so-so for H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator. Picks got bit, not by a Halloween vampire, but from a couple upsets. He missed on seven of 40 games. Beth-Center and Frazier from the Tri-County South Conference dropped games along with Beaver, ...
Mt. Pleasant focused on eliminating mistakes in rematch with Aliquippa
By Jason Black
With plenty of speed, toughness and skill, the Aliquippa football team doesn’t need a lot of help from outside sources when it comes to winning ...
WPIAL quarterfinals a prime time to see regular-season rematches
By Bill West
Plum coach Matt Morgan and his Mustangs walked off their home field after a 20-3 loss to McKeesport in Week 7 cognizant of how close ...
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 ...
Mt. Pleasant steamrolls Shady Side Academy, 38-0
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant’s football team has won a lot of games in recent seasons by doing two things well: playing solid defense and employing a lethal ...
DC Picks: Picks pumped up for playoffs
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-0 Overall: 43-9 After two straight weeks of perfect picks, DC Picks is primed for a deep run into the playoffs. DC Picks believes he is peaking at the right time and hopes the same is true for the Falcons, Vikings, Commodores and Mustangs as they ...
H.S. Picks hunting for perfect costume
By H.s. Picks
This is the best time of the year for H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator. Picks loves Halloween, and he’s been busy deciding what costume he’s going to wear Friday for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. Picks, who is trying to avoid candy this holiday, was considering ...
Connellsville, Laurel Highlands will open WPIAL playoffs on the road
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its playoff football brackets Monday night, and all 32 first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant, Frazier and Laurel Highlands qualified for the postseason. As expected, Connellsville and Laurel Highlands will open the playoffs on the road against top-seeded teams. Mt. Pleasant and Frazier ...
Penn-Trafford earns No. 2 seed, will play Fox Chapel in 1st round of WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Undefeated Penn-Trafford was rewarded the No. 2 seed by the WPIAL football committee Monday at the annual pairings meeting. The WPIAL announced the first-round pairings ...
Mt. Pleasant eliminates Southmoreland, earns home playoff game
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant football coach Bo Ruffner knew it would be a good night for his team even before the opening kickoff. “I knew in pregame that ...
DC Picks: Playoff picture begins to take shape
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 6-0 Overall: 38-9 So it all comes down to this. Connellsville, Laurel Highlands and Southmoreland still are battling to get into the playoffs, while Mt. Pleasant, and Frazier are fighting for playoff positioning. With so much on the line in Week 9, DC Picks can’t wait to see ...
Mt. Pleasant boys soccer season ends on penalty kicks
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant goalie Robbie Bailey did everything he could to help the Vikings win Monday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game against Shady Side Academy ...
What a rush: Aliquippa keeps rolling
By Brian Duermeyer 7:55 a.m.
High-powered Aliquippa unveiled yet another playmaker Friday before running over, through and around visiting Mt. Pleasant in a 63-14 Class AA blowout victory at Carl ...
DC Picks: Time to ramp up game in preparation for postseason
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Overall: 32-9 It was a good bounce-back week for DC Picks. With two weeks remaining in the regular season, DC Picks hopes he can step up his game, just like the local teams making their final push for the playoffs. Here’s what DC Picks has lined up ...

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