By Zach Brendza
The Tigers, Vikings and Lancers were the champions when the music stopped and the floor cleared Saturday at the 2016 WPIAL competitive spirit championships at ...
HS wrestling notebook: Trio of champs out for WCCA tournament By Paul Schofield
There are three returning Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association champions who won’t be competing in the 63rd annual wrestling tournament beginning Friday at Franklin Regional.
Franklin Regional juniors Spencer Lee, a two-time champion, and Gus Solomon, as well as Belle Vernon senior Austin Bell were forced out with injuries. Lee is ...
High school notebook: WPIAL honors scholar-athletes By George Guido
The vastly expanded WPIAL scholar-athlete luncheon Monday included 20 individuals who received $1,000 each in scholarship money to their chosen colleges.
The program honored two or four athletes in its previous 23 years.
Girls receiving scholarships at the Green Tree DoubleTree hotel were Maria Fleck (Mohawk), Madeline Holmberg (Hempfield), Victoria Kocsuta (Montour), ...
Hopewell tennis team finds success after tragedy By Kevin Lohman
In any context, the season the Hopewell boys tennis team has put together has been special.
The Vikings are 16-2 and finished third in their first WPIAL Class AA team tournament in 25 years. They qualified for the PIAA tournament for the first time in program history.
Yet, when putting perhaps the ...
Trib Cup: After slow start, Hopewell baseball team finds its groove By Alex Oltmanns1:14 p.m.
In baseball — as in any sport — it’s not how you start, but how you finish.
After starting 0-5 and winning 11 of its next 13 games to claim the Section 1-AAA title, there might not be another team in the WPIAL that exemplifies that mantra more than the Hopewell ...
Junior fullback carries McKeesport to nonsection win over Hopewell By Ed Phillipps
The last time McKeesport traveled to Hopewell for a football game it was 1971, when the Vikings had a star running back in Tony Dorsett. When the teams met again Friday night, it was a member of the Tigers backfield who stole the show.
Junior fullback Tymar Sutton carried eight ...
Trib Cup: Hopewell girls still winning without Walker-Kimbrough By Brian Graham
No Shatori, no problem.
The Class AAA No. 5 Hopewell girls basketball program has some big shoes to fill in the absence of former all-state player Shatori Walker-Kimbrough and the 27.8 points she averaged last year. Walker’s been busy lately making her presence felt in the ACC with Maryland.
Without her, the ...
Freeport downs Hopewell, advances to PIAA quarterfinals By Matt Grubba
oach Tom Phillips admitted it wasn’t vintage Freeport volleyball, but it was effective Freeport volleyball.
The Yellowjackets handled business three days after winning a WPIAL title by defeating Hopewell, 3-0, in the first round of the PIAA Class AA girls volleyball tournament Tuesday at North Allegheny High School.
Zoe Pawlak led all ...
Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships By Jason Mackey
CLASS AAA BOYS
No. 1 Upper St. Clair vs. No. 7 Peters Township
When: 8:15 p.m. Friday
Records: Upper St. Clair (19-0-1), Peters Township (16-3-2)
How they got ...
Previewing the WPIAL soccer semifinals By Tribune-Review
No. 1 Seneca Valley (16-2-1) vs. No. 12 Upper St. Clair (11-5-2)
When/where: 6 p.m. Monday at Baldwin
Notable: Sophomore Emma Hasco has goals ...
WPIAL Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2013 By Jerry DiPaola
During his career at Donora High School in the 1940s, Bimbo Cecconi accomplished more than most WPIAL athletes. He won medals in track (high hurdles ...