Baldwin’s Starzynski, Brentwood’s Thomas earn MVP plaudits at tip-off tourneys By Ray Fisher
Two area athletes opened the high school basketball season in MVP fashion.
Baldwin’s Anthony Starzynski was named most valuable player of the North Hills tournament, and Brentwood’s Rachel Thomas earned the girls’ most valuable player award at the Brentwood High Athletic Boosters tournament.
“I thought we played with a lot of energy ...
Brentwood, TJ football products starting in Waynesburg secondary By Brian Knavish
There’s a South Hills kind of feel in the defensive backfield for the Waynesburg University football team.
Junior Zach Sniadach, a Brentwood High School graduate, is a starting cornerback for the Yellow Jackets, while sophomore Christian Breisinger, a Thomas Jefferson product, is a starting safety.
Both acknowledged there’s a bit of ...
Belenis, O’Shea, Moir displaying leadership for Brentwood boys soccer By Jennifer Goga
Brentwood’s boys’ soccer team has faced a tough section schedule again in 2015.
But according to head coach Ron DiNardo, the Spartans are working to overcome injuries and improve with each game.
The Spartans are in Section 3-A, which includes powerhouses Avonworth, Bishop Canevin, Carlynton and Seton-La Salle.
“The way it’s going, it’s ...
Brentwood girls volleyball squad led by senior trio By Ray Fisher
Kayla Porter has taken over as head coach of the Brentwood girls’ volleyball program, succeeding Caitlin Grattan.
Porter has deep Brentwood roots.
She is a 2007 Brentwood High School graduate, and was a four-year letter winner in volleyball as an outside hitter. She also participated in club volleyball.
Porter has been an assistant ...
Brentwood plans to ride Carr to victory By Ray Fisher
Pat Carr will drive the Brentwood attack this season.
Carr, a senior running back/linebacker, has been the team’s leading rusher the past two years.
Last year, Carr, ...
Brentwood Firecracker 5K top age-division finishers listed By Ray Fisher
The 32nd annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run, held Saturday on Brownsville Road, was divided into 28 age divisions — 14 male and 14 female, ranging in age from 11-and-under to 70-and-over.
The race is held annually on July 4 as a kickoff to the borough’s festive holiday parade. Here are the ...