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Brentwood tracksters host first home meet in more than decade

By Ray Fisher
The adrenaline was flowing in full-force throughout Brentwood Stadium. For the first time in more than 12 years, the Brentwood track and field program was …
Brentwood sophomore hurls no-hitter in varsity debut
By Ray Fisher
Brandon Mayfield enjoyed a sensational varsity debut for the Brentwood baseball team. Mayfield, a left-handed sophomore, tossed a no-hitter against Clairton last week as the …
Brentwood softball team bolstered by nine returning letterwinners
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood softball team is gearing for a return to the WPIAL Class AA playoffs in 2014. The Lady Spartans, who wrapped up a playoff …
Brentwood baseball coach fitting together pieces of preseason puzzle
By Ray Fisher
Greg Perdziola has been head coach of the Brentwood varsity baseball program for 12 years. The 2014 squad — with only two seniors and four …
Brentwood girls aim to build on breakthrough season
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood girls’ basketball team, under the leadership of first-year head coach Rachel Thomas, had a taste of success in 2013-14. The Lady Spartans advanced …
Brentwood girls’ perseverance prevails in preliminary-round win
By Ray Fisher
It had been 11 years since a Brentwood girls’ basketball team qualified for the WPIAL playoffs. But it didn’t stop the Lady Spartans from attaining their first playoff win in more than a decade. Brentwood defeated Freedom last week in the WPIAL Class AA preliminary round, 49-45, thanks to a …
Brentwood grad Todd helps energize Gannon cheer team
By Ray Fisher
Gannon University’s competitive cheer team recently enjoyed a smashing debut. The Lady Knights captured first place in their division in their first-ever team competition — the …
Brentwood community gears for ‘Rally 4 Steve’ fundraiser event
By Jennifer Goga
The Brentwood community prides itself on being a close-knit neighborhood that supports fellow residents in need. And Brentwood once again will rally together at a …
Brentwood boys’ team taking four-game winning streak into playoffs
By Justin Criado
Sitting at 5-6 after a failed 3-pointer resulted in a 41-39 loss to Chartiers-Houston in early January, the Brentwood boys’ basketball team was at a …
McGowan, Bauer lead Brentwood girls into playoffs
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood girls’ basketball team is WPIAL playoff-bound. That has a nice ring to it, as the Lady Spartans advanced to the playoffs for the …
Stofesky, Murano spark Brentwood
By Tribune-Review
There were plenty of stars for the Brentwood boys’ basketball team in its dramatic 59-49 double overtime win last week against Fort Cherry. • Brentwood’s Andrew Stofesky, a senior guard, hit from 3-point territory with 14 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 38-38 and send the contest into …
Brentwood’s Elphinstone grabs center stage
By Justin Criado
At 6-foot-6 and 205 pounds, junior center Troy Elphinstone quickly is becoming the go-to guy for Brentwood. In his first full-year as a varsity starter …
Brentwood’s Bakowski, Jorgenson gearing for WPIAL Class AA championships
By Jennifer Goga
The Brentwood boys’ and girls’ swim teams are off to a solid start this season The boys opened the week undefeated at 5-0, while the girls were 4-1 on the year. “We are a pretty decent little team. We just need to stay competitive,” Mark Wroblewski, Brentwood’s head coach, said. …
Several area girls basketball teams enjoying sudden success
By Jason Mackey
Laura McGowan has scanned the stands at the Brentwood girls basketball team’s games this season and noticed a few unfamiliar faces, mainly opposing coaches videotaping …
Brentwood’s Hogue to showcase his baseball talents in All-America event
By Justin Criado
When Brentwood’s Derek Hogue suffered a concussion while playing football in August of his junior year, he had no idea the next six months would …
Brentwood youth sets three records at IMX Challenge swim meet
By Ray Fisher
Mason Beauregard, a fifth-grade student at Brentwood’s Moore Elementary School and son of Michael and Cindy Beauregard, is a relative newcomer to area pools. “He …
Brentwod girls basketball team is off to an undefeated start
By Tribune-Review
The Brentwood girls’ basketball team has been sensational through one month of the 2013-14 season. The Lady Spartans won three more games last week, defeating Charleroi, 58-48, Avella, 40-34, and California, 41-33, in the California holiday tournament, to improve their overall record to 9-0. “We are off to a great …
Bakowski, Johnson back this season for defending section-champion Spartans
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood boys’ swim team won its second consecutive section championship last season. Two of the leading athletes back from last year’s championship squad are …
Senior guards setting the tone for Brentwood boys’ basketball team
By Justin Criado
Looking over the Brentwood boys’ varsity basketball roster, it’s hard not to notice that all five seniors this year are listed as guards. Naturally, seniority …
McGowan propels Brentwood girls
By Ray Fisher
Rachel Thomas enjoyed a highly successful coaching debut at Brentwood. Thomas, first-year floor boss of the Brentwood girls’ basketball team, guided the Lady Spartans to …
Thomas takes over as girls’ head coach at Brentwood
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood girls’ basketball program has had three head coaches in the last four years. Rachel Thomas was hired as head coach in June after serving as an assistant for two seasons. She is a Brentwood graduate and a lifelong resident of the borough. “This coaching staff is introducing a …
Brentwood teams to start season in annual tip-off tournament
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood High Athletic Boosters’ annual tip-off basketball tournament will take place Dec. 6 and 7, and will be a boys’ and girls’ event held …
Brentwood, Vickless adjust to season-ending injury
By Justin Criado
Justin Vickless has collected 3,479 all-purpose yards and scored a school-record 53 touchdowns in his four-year varsity football career at Brentwood. But his biggest contribution …
Conference title on the line in Thomas Jefferson-West Mifflin rivalry matchup
By Ray Fisher
The annual season-ending clash between arch-rivals Thomas Jefferson and West Mifflin is here. The Jaguars visit West Mifflin Stadium Friday for their Big Nine Conference …
High school football notebook: For some, playoff fate can be sealed with win
By Chris Harlan
The playoff scenario is simple for a number of WPIAL teams. Win and they’re in. “It’s a lot nicer knowing you control your own destiny instead of counting on someone else to get you in there,” said Brentwood coach Kevin Kissel, whose team would secure the fourth spot in the …

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