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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
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 ...
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 ...

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