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Knoch hopes Christy's move to QB leads to postseason berth

Mac Christy spent the last couple of seasons as Knoch's utility man on offense. He saw time at quarterback, halfback, running back and tight end ...

Knoch's Geist, Upper St. Clair's Hasco named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year

Knoch's Jordan Geist and Upper St. Clair's Emma Hasco have been named the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. JORDAN GEIST KNOCH · ...

Knoch's Geist honored as track and field athlete of year

Knoch junior Jordan Geist has been named Gatorade Pennsylvania boys track and field player of the year. Geist last month broke the WPIAL championship meet shot ...

Knoch's Geist smashes PIAA shot put record

SHIPPENSBURG — Jordan Geist continued his record-setting season Friday at the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University's Seth Grove Stadium. The Knoch junior smashed ...

Gorman: Record-setting Geist chases another idol

Jordan Geist owns the four best throws in the shot put in state history and, one by one, continues to smash meet records. The Knoch ...

Knoch, Norwin shake off slow starts, earn spots in WPIAL baseball semifinals

George Bradley was unfazed by his team's 4-3 start, but the Knoch baseball coach has been around the game long enough to understand high school ...

Knoch's Geist breaks 44-year-old WPIAL shot put record

The oldest WPIAL Class AAA track and field record is now history. That's because Knoch junior Jordan Geist threw the shot put 72 feet, 7 inches ...

Frazier guides defending champion Knoch past Montour

Knoch's Jeremy Frazier came within one out of a no-hitter Thursday. But a Knights' outburst in the top of seventh inning made certain Frazier didn't ...

Stobert tosses 2-hitter to move Knoch into quarterfinals

The last time Yough was in the WPIAL Class AAA baseball playoffs, in 2013, the Cougars bounced Knoch from the postseason with a one-run win ...

Gorman: Knoch's Geist takes aim at records

Jordan Geist smiles about stories of his shot puts becoming tall tales, feats of extraordinary strength. The Knoch junior can only laugh when reminded that ...

Knoch has 'breakout day' at plate to topple Freeport

There has been a flu bug going around the Knoch baseball team, and it has impacted several players, including top pitchers Alex Stobert and Cole ...

Race for baseball playoffs in Section 5-AAA still muddled

Like most of his fellow Section 5-AAA baseball coaches, Freeport's Chris Graczyk lives a life of mystery. After a recent game, an observer remarked that ...

Knoch baseball avenges loss to Deer Lakes

Deer Lakes and Knoch are developing one of the more interesting rivalries in Class AAA baseball, and Friday's matchup provided the latest example. The Section ...

Knoch softball completes sweep of Highlands

Knoch's Jessi Reed picked a good time to hit her first home run of the season. Reed's two-run drive over the left-field fence in the ...

Night baseball offers challenges for A-K Valley teams

As the clock approached 9 p.m. April 4, with his team's game against Apollo-Ridge at Kelly Automotive Park delayed nearly an hour, St. Joseph coach ...

Sloppy play costs Freeport baseball in loss to Knoch

Minutes after Freeport's game Thursday against Knoch, a sudden wind gust caused a shed at a house outside James E. Swartz Memorial Field to go ...

Deer Lakes takes down reigning champ Knoch

As the most recent Class AAA team to beat Knoch, Deer Lakes fervently believed it could do so again. The Lancers emphatically proved themselves right. Zach Lubick ...

Gorman: Knoch's Geist puts it out of reach

Jordan Geist now owns the longest shot put in state history, a record that stood for 44 years. Breaking the throw of 70 feet, 13⁄4 ...

Gorman: Pitching pair beats an ace

There was a time when an ace pitcher was all a team needed to dominate the diamond in the WPIAL playoffs. Knoch's George Bradley believes ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL baseball season

Class AAAA Preseason Top Five Team (2015 record) 1. Central Catholic (12-8) 2. Plum (19-3) 3. North Allegheny (12-9) 4. Butler (10-10) 5. Latrobe (11-10) Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: A ...

Knoch junior thrower Geist wins national title

Knoch junior Jordan Geist won the shot put title at the New Balance Indoor Championships with a throw of 71 feet, 23⁄4 inches Saturday at ...

A-K Valley trio Bonnett, Bowman, Zukowski defend WPIAL swim titles

Three times in Friday afternoon's WPIAL Class AA swimming championships, A-K Valley swimmers stepped toward the starting blocks at Pitt's Trees Pool with the event's ...

Knoch's Geist motivated to win gold

As if Jordan Geist needed any more motivation after the WPIAL track and field championships, he got some from a statement his father overheard. "Somebody saw ...

Knoch's Geist sets meet record in winning indoor state title

Jordan Geist closed his indoor track and field season Saturday in a familiar place — first place, to be exact. The Knoch junior and defending PIAA ...

Montour's outside shooting too much for Knoch

Through three quarters, Knoch found itself in the grind-it-out style of game it thrives on. But Montour's 3-point shooting took over in the fourth and ...


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