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Yough juniors finish strong at state meet

By Doug Gulasy
LEWISBURG — A school without a pool still had a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA swimming and diving championships. Yough juniors Jessica Cochran and Madison Nestor each advanced to the consolation finals Thursday at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium. Cochran finished 11th in 59.73 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke, ...
Yough’s Cochran places 4th at PIAA swimming championships
By Doug Gulasy
Jessica Cochran was dancing at the beginning and the end of the first day of the PIAA swimming championships. The Yough junior earned her first state medal, placing fourth in the girls 100-yard butterfly in the PIAA Class AA meet Wednesday at Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium. She celebrated with an impromptu dance to ...
Norwin’s Phipps returns to PIAA Class AAA wrestling semifinals
By Bill West
Norwin junior 195-pounder Drew Phipps (39-1) continued to showcase his evolution on the mat as he secured a return trip the PIAA Class AAA semifinals ...
Yough’s Sever qualifies for PIAA tourney
By Jason Black
Yough senior wrestler Tom Sever has plenty of motivation to have a strong showing at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Championships. Sever, who joined the ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Thomas Jefferson’s Dom Devine, Yough’s Jessica Cochran
By Robert Stinner
Dom Devine School: Thomas Jefferson Class: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Devine (31-6) recorded two pins and a 10-4 victory over Justin Mansberry of ...
Norwin’s Painter defends both her WPIAL swimming titles
By Doug Gulasy
Kathryn Painter’s tiredness didn’t set in until after she defended one of her WPIAL Class AAA swimming titles for the second straight day. The Norwin senior ...
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Uhrin claims WPIAL gold in butterfly
By Kevin Lohman
After capturing a bronze medal at last season’s meet, Greensburg Central Catholic swimmer Brian Uhrin entered this season’s WPIAL Class AA championships hunting for gold. On ...
Evans keeping Yough in limelight as AD
By Jeff Oliver
Yough Athletic Director Tom Evans learned from one of the best when it comes to being an AD. Evans watched his good friend Paul Zolak closely ...
West Shamokin boys basketball punches playoff ticket
By Matt Grubba
West Shamokin got itself back on track and back into the playoffs. Zac Horner scored 17 points, Scott Przybysz had 13 and Jake Hough added 12 to send the Wolves to a playoff-clinching 58-43 win over Yough in Section 3-AAA play Tuesday at West Shamokin. The win snaps a three-game losing streak ...
Yough happy to be out of the Greater Allegheny
By Jeff Oliver
A year ago, Yough’s football team faced culture shock on multiple levels. Not only were the Cougars kicked up from Class AA to AAA, but they ...
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 ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
N.M. woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flask
By The Associated Press
SANTA FE, N.M. — A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, “I’m ...
High school notebook: WPIAL adjusts to accommodate Armstrong merger
By Chris Harlan
To accommodate the Ford City-Kittanning merger, the WPIAL slightly altered four football conferences and will schedule games next season with the City League. The WPIAL Board ...
New Yough boys hoops coach stirring up excitement
By Dave Mackall
An uncharacteristic offseason of workouts and court time for the Yough boys basketball team has stirred some unexpected chatter in the community as the Cougars’ ...
Yough girls basketball team receives boost via returning standout Appolonia
By Dave Mackall
With an already short bench, the Yough girls basketball team gains a familiar face from two years ago at a time when additional players are ...
Leopards, Cougars have 5 named All-WPIAL
By Rick Bruni Jr.
The Belle Vernon Area and Yough girls’ soccer teams may have come up short of a WPIAL title, but both squads this past weekend garnered ...
Yough’s season ends with 7-0 whitewash
By Jeff Oliver
The final score read: South Park 7, Yough 0. Ironic that a season that began in historic fashion with shutouts ended with a shutout on the ...
Plenty on the line for Yough, South Park girls
By Jeff Oliver
Two days ago, there were many who thought Yough and South Park would be meeting in a battle of unbeatens in the WPIAL Class AA ...
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: GCC’s Vince Mirigliano, Yough’s Natalie Luppold
By Andrew John
Vince Mirigliano School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Cross country Year: Senior Claim to fame: Mirigliano finished in 10th place with the ...
Big 1st half propels Mars girls soccer team past Yough, 3-0
By Bill West
Yough’s girls soccer team made shutdown defense its claim to fame on the way to an unbeaten regular season. Mars forced the Cougars offense to shoulder ...
Knoch shuts down Yough, clinches playoff berth
By Doug Gulasy
With numerous playoff scenarios possible entering its game Friday against Yough, Knoch accomplished the one absolute necessity: A victory. Behind its strongest offensive and defensive effort ...
Yough girls advance with overtime win
By Jeff Oliver
Going into the WPIAL Class AA playoffs, Yough girls’ soccer coach Dann Appolonia wondered how his team would react after it gave up its first ...
Girls’ soccer sites set
By Tribune-Review
The sites and times have been set for the WPIAL girls’ soccer quarterfinal games on Wednesday. In Class AA, No. 4 seed Belle Vernon Area (16-2-1) will meet No. 5 Montour (17-2-0) 6 p.m. at Baldwin and No. 3 Yough (16-0-2) will take on No. 6 South Fayette (14-4-1) 6 p.m. ...
Yough soccer coaches hold WPIAL title aspirations
By Dave Mackall
They were Danny and Ronnie while growing up in Monongahela, two young guys who appeared inseparable. Their love for soccer mirrored their devotion to each ...

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