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Gorman: Brentwood ready to debut stadium

By Kevin Gorman
When Kevin Kissel met Joe Schmidt a few years ago, the Hall of Fame linebacker shared stories of playing at Brentwood Stadium in the 1940s. …
Brentwood girls volleyball team attains rousing section win on the road
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood opened the second half of section play last week with a rousing 3-2 win at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic. The Lady Spartans, who also …
Spartans set to host Chartiers-Houston at stadium
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood Spartans (3-3, 2-2) are playing their first home football game of the 2014 season. Finally. After rescheduling their two previous games at Brentwood …
Area gridders have their favorites when it comes to teammates’ monikers
By Ray Fisher
We often hear how a particular football team is “like family,” whether at the high school, college or professional level. There are many family chores …
Quartet of Brentwood girls embrace roles on the boys soccer squad
By Ed Phillipps
As a girl playing on the boys’ soccer team, Brentwood’s Shelby Stockline is a rare breed. Stockline, one of four girls in the boys’ soccer …
HS highlight reel: Brentwood to host Rochester at TJ
By Tribune-Review
Brentwood will host Rochester at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Thomas Jefferson High School Stadium for in a Week 5 Class A nonconference game. Brentwood Stadium is not available because of ongoing renovations and construction at the site. The Spartans’ Week 3 game against Avonworth also was moved to Avonworth. Brentwood, …
Seniors lead North Catholic past Brentwood
By Brian J. Duermeyer
Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic’s senior stars put on another offensive show Friday night as the top-ranked Trojans cruised past visiting Brentwood, 55-20, at J.C. Stone …
Gazzam anchors Brentwood boys soccer’s defense
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood boys’ soccer team is a senior-driven group this season. The Spartans opened their home schedule with a 2-1 section win last week against …
HS highlight reel: Girls tennis takes over at center court this week
By Staff Reports
Tournament season gets started for girls tennis this week, as section singles tournaments will be held Tuesday and Wednesday across Western Pennsylvania. The top three players from each section will qualify for the WPIAL singles tournament Sept. 17-18. Section doubles tournaments will be Sept. 23-24. Week 3 football game moved …
Second-half surge carries Brentwood past Fort Cherry
By Andrew Erickson
It took Brentwood just three big plays to steal a win. For the Spartans, the first half of the Class A Ohio Valley Conference showdown with Fort Cherry yielded little: just three completions and 37 total yards rushing. But Brentwood fought back, riding two second-half touchdowns and a late fourth-quarter …
Brentwood netters appear strong at all positions
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood veteran head coach Caitlin Grattan has high expectations for the 2014 season. Grattan greeted eight returning letter winners to the Brentwood girls’ varsity volleyball …
Brentwood preps for Fort Cherry after Week 1 rally
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood remains on the road on Friday, traveling to Fort Cherry for a 7:30 p.m. Ohio Valley Conference matchup. Brentwood rallied past Vincentian Academy last …
High school football teams ready to start 2014 season
By Ray Fisher
The 2014 high school football season is here. Three of the four local teams will open up with home games this weekend: AMBRIDGE at BALDWIN …
QB McWilliams returns to lead Brentwood offense
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood has been a perennial WPIAL playoff qualifier. With returning starters at 11 positions, the Spartans appear to be a serious WPIAL playoff contender again. …
Brentwood looks for skill players to push squad to postseason run
By Ray Fisher
Brentwood appears to have the makings of a serious WPIAL playoff contender again this season. The Spartans have qualified for the WPIAL playoffs for six …
Football coaches offer insight on heat acclimation process
By Ray Fisher
While the official start of high school football practice took place earlier this week, it wasn’t the first time any of the players stepped on …
South Hills squads set for scrimmages Saturday morning
By Ray Fisher
High school football scrimmages are right around the corner. Teams prepare for a season by participating in two scrimmages, usually one in the morning and another, a week later, at night. The end of the first week of preseason drills for high school football teams means one thing — it’s …
ACL injuries a growing problem for high school athletes
By Doug Gulasy
Angelina Gambino’s potential moment of triumph turned into one of pain instead. While participating in the floor exercise during her gymnastics club’s “parents watch day,” …
Belle Vernon coach’s family bonds through basketball
By Ed Phillipps
When Ed Manfredi decided to come out of retirement and accept a position as an assistant girls’ varsity basketball coach at Belle Vernon, it wasn’t …
Brentwood honors scholar-athletes
By Ed Phillipps
While taking separate paths to get to the same place, Laura McGowan and Andrew Stofesky were named the Brentwood senior scholar-athlete award winners for the …
Spisak, Martinelli win festive Brentwood Firecracker 5K event
By Ray Fisher
Similar to a year ago, the 2014 Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run was held under ideal weather conditions. The temperature was lower than usual, and the …
Wolf, Olesky pace Brentwood 5K field among all age divisions
By Ray Fisher
Cody Wolf and Sarah Olesky posted the fastest times among all age division runners at the 2014 Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run held last week on …
Shea, Trueblood top Brentwood runners at Firecracker 5K
By Ray Fisher
Sam Shea and Clara Trueblood were the top borough competitors at the 31st annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run held last week on Brownsville Road (see story on page 26). Shea, a borough winner in 2011 and 2012, and Trueblood claimed the titles from Drew Wissler and Carly Brickett, last year’s …
Brentwood Borough titlists remain dedicated running enthusiasts
By Kevin Lohman
During the Fourth of July holiday last year, Brentwood resident Clara Trueblood took her newborn son, Henry, on his first fitness walk. For the Fourth of July holiday this year, Henry watched while his mother took first place among borough women in the 31st annual Brentwood Firecracker 5K Run, registering …
Vickless shares Brentwood’s Mark Reider Award with his father
By Ed Phillipps
Justin Vickless remembers the first time he laid eyes on the Mark Reider Award sitting on a shelf in his father’s room. From that point …

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