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New rallying cry for Knoch girls volleyball team

By William Whalen
Outwit. Outlast. Outplay. Those three words take on an entirely different meaning for the Knoch girls volleyball team. The inexperienced, yet talented bunch adopted the …
Hampton pulls away from Knoch for 5-0 start
By George Guido 7:01 p.m.
Before the season, the Hampton Talbots weren’t in the conversation much when it came to Greater Allegheny Conference contention. But now, the talk could center …
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
By Tribune-Review
Cole Ferguson School: Mars Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Ferguson has been one of the top offensive producers for Mars, which started the …
Knoch boys soccer team piling up goals, victories
By William Whalen
If you’re looking up and down the player roster to find the one or two standout players who have done the heavy lifting during the …
Gateway edges Knoch after deflected pass goes for TD
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Once-giddy thoughts of celebrating a win — one that would have put the extra point on homecoming — turned to stunned silence in the waning …
Mars girls extend section win streak to 62
By Doug Gulasy
The players keep changing, but Mars’ Section 2-AA undefeated run keeps going. Class AA No. 4 Mars (7-1, 6-0) extended its section unbeaten streak to …
Knoch’s stellar ‘D’ sets tone in 6th straight shutout
By Doug Gulasy
With its two biggest section games of the season looming later this week, Knoch wanted to keep its hot streak going Tuesday night against Deer …
Knoch graduate Sanks making impact on volleyball court as freshman
By William Whalen
You can take the kid out of Pittsburgh, but you can’t take Pittsburgh out of the kid. Eastern Kentucky women’s volleyball head coach Lori Duncan …
Ringgold wears down Knoch in 20-12 victory
By Brad Bly
In a hotly contested Class AAA game between Ringgold and Knoch, the Rams were able to come out on top behind a balanced attack featuring …
Knoch grad Sanks makes smooth volleyball transition
By William Whalen
You can take the kid out of Pittsburgh, but you can’t take Pittsburgh out of the kid. Eastern Kentucky women’s volleyball coach Lori Duncan would …
HS highlight reel: Knoch plans to rest starters this week
By Tribune-Review
Knoch is stealing a page from Highlands this week. The Knights (2-0), ranked No. 5 in Class AAA, plan to rest some key players Friday …
A-K Valley high school football notebook: Knoch to rest starters vs. Ringgold
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Knoch is stealing a page from Highlands this week. The Knights (2-0), ranked No. 5 in Class AAA, plan to rest some key players Friday when they travel to No. 9 Ringgold (1-1) for a nonconference game. Highlands did the same thing last year, albeit in Week 8, also against …
Freeport sweeps past Knoch in playoff rematch
By Doug Gulasy
Although the atmosphere at Tuesday night’s Section 4-AA match at Knoch sometimes resembled a gymnastics meet, the Freeport girls volleyball team wasn’t about to take …
HS highlight reel: New members join WPIAL committees
By Tribune-Review
The WPIAL steering committees received a number of newcomers for this school year, a list that included five additions for the fall sports seasons. Knoch principal Todd Trofimuk (soccer), Carmichaels superintendent John Menhart (football), South Park coach Chuck Correll (tennis), Seneca Valley AD Heather Lewis (field hockey/girls lacrosse) and Norwin …
Valley high school soccer notebook: Knoch boys and girls playing stout defense
By Doug Gulasy
Through the first handful of games, no Alle-Kiski Valley school is proving more difficult to score on than Knoch. The Knoch boys and girls soccer teams hold a combined 7-2 record, with six victories coming in shutouts. Both teams lost their season openers but are undefeated since. On the girls …
Butler County spotlight athletes: Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
By Joe Sager
Cody Milsom School: Knoch Year: Senior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Milsom rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns in Knoch’s 22-7 win over Franklin …
Knoch golfers enduring growing pains
By D.j. Vasil
Knoch’s golf team started fast this season, winning its first three matches, including a thrilling 191-192 win over rival Mars at Saxon Golf Course. The victory was highlighted by sophomore lefty Devin Campbell’s 1-under-par 35, which started with a birdie and then eight consecutive pars. Knoch dropped five matches in …
Greensburg Salem falls short, loses to Knoch, 19-14
By Paul Schofield
Greensburg Salem staggered Knoch, but it couldn’t land the knockout punch. The Golden Lions (1-1, 1-1) rallied from a three-touchdown second-half deficit and were 5 …
Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Knoch boys soccer shuts out Highlands
By Staff Reports
Knoch goalkeeper Stephen Grumski earned a shutout Thursday night, but his defense made sure he didn’t have to exert much energy in the process. Knoch …
Valley News Dispatch Q&A: Knoch’s Asa Adams
By Doug Gulasy
Knoch’s Asa Adams picked an opportune time for his first career kick return touchdown. The senior took a post-safety free kick 70 yards for a …
After upset wins, Knoch and Greensburg Salem look to remain perfect in GAC
By Paul Schofield
Some fans may look at last week’s results and call Greensburg Salem’s and Knoch’s victories surprises. While they were considered upsets — Greensburg Salem defeating …
As hurry-up offenses get more popular, WPIAL teams go to no-huddle ‘D’
By Chris Harlan
The most familiar defensive formation has been erased from North Allegheny’s playbook. It’s called a huddle. With hurry-up, no-huddle offenses increasingly popular in high school …
Butler County spotlight athletes: Aug. 31, 2014
By Joe Sager
Devin Campbell School: Knoch Year: Sophomore Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Campbell averaged approximately a 38 to lead Knoch to a 3-1 record through its …
Knoch’s 3rd-quarter surge leads to victory over Franklin Regional
By Dave Yohe
The situation for Knoch and Franklin Regional was like looking into a mirror: two similar teams trying to find out exactly who they are. Both teams got a better picture, but Knoch walked away with a 22-7 Greater Allegheny Conference victory Friday night at Knoch Knights Stadium. “It’s good to …
Knoch’s Farinelli primed for big year after working with QB guru Harris
By George Guido
Knoch quarterback Dan Farinelli is seeking to make his senior season memorable. Farinelli spent time refining his knowledge of the playbook, getting stronger in the …

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