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Greensburg high school athletes of the week: Yough’s Nolan Kosh, Hempfield’s Samantha Orie

By Andrew John
Nolan Kosh School: Yough Sport: Baseball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Kosh struck out six batters and walked one in a combined no-hitter for Yough …
Norwin’s Phipps advances to PIAA quarterfinals
By Bill West
HERSHEY — Norwin sophomore 195-pounder Drew Phipps doubled his efforts to improve his conditioning after he returned to wrestling following an injury recovery period that …
South Allegheny wrestler brings his ‘chip’ to Hershey
By Dave Mackall
Now the goal has shifted to the PIAA wrestling podium for South Allegheny junior Seth Hitchens. A state championship probably isn’t within his grasp, though. “We’re both realistic,” South Allegheny coach Tony DiGiorgio said. “We don’t expect him this year to be a state champion. He believes he can place. …
South Allegheny’s Hitchens focuses on his goal
By Bill West
When South Allegheny  junior Seth Hitchens studied the results from his weight class Friday night at the PIAA Class AA  Southwest Regional championships, he noticed …
Bentworth’s Rothka on familiar ground
By Bill West
Bentworth senior Jake Rothka fought his way through a consolation bracket in the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional championships last season to secure a spot …
Yough’s Phillips commits to WV Wesleyan football
By William S. Zirkle
Yough football standout Shaun Phillips has committed to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College and play for the Bobcats. Phillips signed his commitment letter Feb. 19 …
Norwin swimmer among top seeds at WPIAL championship meet
By Dave Mackall
After taking a year off from the Norwin swim team, Kathryn Painter is back in a big way. The Knights junior enters the WPIAL swimming and diving championships at Pitt as the Class AAA top seed in the girls 500-yard freestyle and 200 individual medley. She is joined by Yough …
Yough sends 2 wrestlers to semifinals
By Staff Report
A pair of Yough wrestlers kept their WPIAL title hopes alive Friday night at the Class AA wrestling championships at Chartiers Valley. Clay Waldron defeated …
Yough sends 7 grapplers to WPIAL AA tournament
By The Times-sun
Seven Yough wrestlers are bound for the WPIAL Class AA tournament after placing in the top five in their respective weight classes at the Section …
Charleroi hosting Sec. 2 wrestling tourney
By Jeff Oliver
Wrestlers from Charleroi, Yough and Bentworth will be vying to reach the WPIAL championships next week Saturday when the AA Sectional Tournament is held at …
Yough swimmers hitting pool with some adversity
By Gary Horvath
Zachary Cochran has gotten used to being the odd man out. One of just five members of the Yough High School swim team, Cochran, a …
Yough slips into Class AA team tournanment
By Tribune-Review
The Yough varsity wrestling team qualified for this week’s WPIAL AA team championships by placing fourth in the Section 2-AA championships held Jan. 22 at Derry Area High School. The Cougars, who finished second in their subsection, first faced Jefferson Morgan in the semifinals of the section tournament. Yough was …
Wrestling section tourneys today
By Jeff Oliver
Belle Vernon Area, Ringgold, Yough and Bentworth embark on the first leg of the WPIAL section team wrestling tournaments today. BVA and Ringgold will be competing in the Section 2 AAA tourney, while Yough and Bentworth are in the Section 2 AA event. The Section 2 AAA tournament is at …
Yough wrestlers win battle of short-handed teams over Southmoreland
By Jason Black
When the Southmoreland and Yough wrestling teams squared off in a Class AA, Section 2B match Wednesday at Southmoreland, both the Scotties and the Cougars …
Trib prospect: Yough’s Chandler Daniel
By Jason Mackey
CHANDLER DANIEL Yough’s Chandler Daniel got the one he wanted and pounced. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound tackle/defensive end verbally committed to play for Duquesne this past …
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
In a high school football season when Clairton’s monumental winning streak was stopped and McKeesport welcomed back legendary coach George Smith, there were quite a …
Yough girls seeking elusive return to playoffs
By Dave Mackall
The Yough girls’ basketball season was better in 2012-13 — it couldn’t have gotten much worse than the Cougars’ winless section record in the previous …
Minus team’s 5 leading scorers from last year, Yough boys look to compete
By Dave Mackall
Yough coach Wayne Greiser entered the 2013-14 boys’ basketball season trying to find a successful combination to replace the core of the Cougars’ success from …
Yough girls seeking elusive return to playoffs
By Dave Mackall
The Yough girls basketball season was better in 2012-13 — it couldn’t have gotten much worse than the Cougars’ winless section record in the previous …
Yough boys look to compete without bulk of last season’s scorers
By Dave Mackall
Yough coach Wayne Greiser entered the 2013-14 boys basketball season trying to find a successful combination to replace the core of the Cougars’ success from …
Trib Prospect: Yough’s Tyler Donahue
By Kevin Gorman
TYLER DONAHUE Mark Crovak can’t figure out why Tyler Donahue doesn’t have any  Division I scholarship offers. Not only is Donahue a four-year starter at …
Beaver Falls ends Yough’s magical season
By Gary Horvath
Beaver Falls took care of business on Friday, beating out Yough, 43-7, in a WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal game at Canon-McMillan. “I don’t think you …
See Clintell run ... run, run, run
By Jeff Oliver
Monessen football coach Andy Pacak cut his teeth as a coach under the late Jack Scarvel. Proud to call himself a disciple of the coaching style of the legendary Scarvel, Pacak would do well to borrow a page out of Scarvel’s script when the Greyhounds (10-1) take on Neshannock (8-2) …
Tough encore assignment for Yough
By Jeff Oliver
After winning the first playoff football game in the school’s history, what does Yough do for an encore? How about facing one of the most …
Greensburg Tribune-Review Q&A: Yough’s Tom Sever
By Dave Mackall
After getting its first-ever playoff victory, Yough wants more. So does its tough, two-way leader, Tom Sever. The 6-foot, 230-pound junior fullback/linebacker hopes to keep …

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