Hopewell Sports

Hopewell hopes to build winning tradition

It takes time to rebuild a program. This is something of which Hopewell coach Mark Washington and his staff are well aware. Coming off a ...

Developing pitching depth helps Hopewell baseball climb Section 1 standings

The biggest area of concern for the Hopewell baseball team heading into the season has turned out to be its most reliable asset. Coach Mike Shuleski ...

Swimmers from Geibel, Hopewell garner PIAA gold medals

LEWISBURG — Hopewell senior Logan Palochak's 100-yard butterfly race finished just 50.56 seconds after it began Friday evening at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium, but he managed ...

North Allegheny, Hopewell, Neshannock win WPIAL spirit championships

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

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 ...

Longtime coach Smith honored at halftime of McKeesport's win vs. Hopewell

George Smith's smile was infectious Saturday at McKeesport High School, where admirers from far and near — many of them former players — paid tribute ...

New coach wants to restore Hopewell's winning tradition

For the Hopewell Vikings, there's nowhere to go but up. In 2014, Hopewell posted an 0-9 record to finish at the bottom of the Parkway Conference ...

High school notebook: WPIAL honors scholar-athletes

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 ...

Hopewell tennis team finds success after tragedy

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 ...

Trib Cup: After slow start, Hopewell baseball team finds its groove

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 ...

Gorman: Vestal ready for challenge at Seneca Valley

Dave Vestal teaches astronomy and physics, so it's understandable that he doesn't get too philosophical. Nonetheless, the football coach found humor in the suggestion ...

Gymnastics coach Gazda guiding trio of high school teams

Busy coaching three high school girls gymnastics teams, Terri Gazda hopes to add a fourth next year. Gazda, 56, of Coraopolis, has met with officials at ...

Junior fullback carries McKeesport to nonsection win over Hopewell

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. ...

Hopewell trying to avoid slumps against familiar foes

Hopewell goalkeeper Emilie Hovanec walked off the soccer field emotionally exhausted after each of the Vikings' four losses to Central Valley last season, the latter ...

Success in trenches will be key for Hopewell

It starts up front. That's the mantra of the Hopewell Vikings heading into the 2014 season. Last year, Hopewell posted a 1-8 record and failed to win ...

Despite graduating Walker-Kimbrough, Hopewell girls still soar

Shaniya Rivers enjoyed watching Shatori Walker-Kimbrough play basketball. Maybe a little too much, the Hopewell senior admitted. With Walker-Kimbrough now at Maryland, the Vikings have had to ...

Trib Cup: Hopewell girls still winning without Walker-Kimbrough

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 ...

Freeport downs Hopewell, advances to PIAA quarterfinals

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 ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: South Fayette's Alex Gedrys, Hopewell's Abby Losco

Alex Gedrys School: South Fayette Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Gedrys — an all-WPIAL and all-state selection as a junior — was a ...

Central Valley wins school's 1st WPIAL soccer title

A close match was expected when Central Valley took on Hopewell for the WPIAL Class AA girls soccer championship Saturday at Highmark Stadium. After ...

Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships

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

Girls Class AAA 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 ...

Hopewell again to rely on ball-control, defense

Players the caliber of Paul Posluszny and Rushel Shell pass through the halls of Hopewell once every decade or so. Certainly coach Dave Vestal doesn't ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Athletes of the Year: Montour's Devin Wilson, Hopewell's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough

Montour's Devin Wilson and Hopewell's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough are the 2012-13 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the year. Devin Wilson Montour · ...

Class AAA storms back in WPIAL all-star baseball game

It looked as if the Class AAAA all-stars were on their way to a rout in the nightcap of the 10th annual WPIAL all-star doubleheader ...


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