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Jayhawks cruise past Saints on senior night

By Paul Schofield
About the only thing Jeannette senior Julian Batts didn’t do right Friday was successfully dunk. But the way he played on senior night, you can excuse him. Batts scored 24 points, had seven assists, six rebounds, three steals and a block to lead Jeannette (12-7, 9-0) to a ...
Jeannette boys ready for next step after section championship
By Dave Moio
Jeannette boys basketball head coach Adrian Batts finally has something that eluded him in his first five seasons at the helm — a section championship. Jeannette ...
Jeannette sophomore thriving at guard
By Kristie Linden
Michael Pompei, a sophomore at Jeannette High School, is a first-time student athlete of the week. “It’s a big accomplishment,” said Pompei. “I don’t really think ...
Jeannette Salvation Army looks for advisory board and women’s auxiliary members
By Margie Stanislaw
All though the Salvation Army exceeded its Red Kettle goal this past Christmas, bringing in over $69,000 which will be used for serving the community ...
Jeannette’s Crawford twins finding basketball success with WCCC
By Brian Knavish
As twin sisters, Brittany and Brianna Crawford have done a lot of things together throughout their entire lives, not the least of which is playing basketball. The two Jeannette High School graduates are both freshmen on the Westmoreland County Community College women’s basketball team and — like they did while with ...
No. 5 Jeannette overcomes 18-point deficit, edges Serra Catholic
By Dave Mackall
Jeannette’s undefeated section record was in serious jeopardy Tuesday night before the Jayhawks finally got around to protecting it. Mike Pompei scored 17 points, and Julian ...
Jeannette hoping to be in a groove once playoffs begin
By Paul Schofield
Don’t be fooled by Jeannette’s overall record (8-7) this season; the only record boys basketball coach Adrian Batts is focused on is the team’s 6-0 ...
Jeannette grad DePalma grapples with mental aspects of wrestling
By Brian Knavish
Michael DePalma has won a lot of wrestling matches in his life — heck, he’s already won plenty this season. But the Jeannette High School ...
Jeannette girls search for winning ways
By Dave Moio
The Jeannette Lady Jayhawks are not used to losing, so the 2014-15 season must feel like a bad dream from which they cannot awaken. Shaking themselves ...
Jeannette’s Selinksy, a 1st-year wrestler, hopes to be a leader
By Kristie Linden
Chris Selinsky, a senior at Jeannette High School, is in his first year as a wrestler and is enjoying the new sport. A friend, Malik Harper, ...
Tough schedule paying off for Jeannette boys
By Dave Moio
Not many teams hit the midway point of a season with a losing record but still ranked in the top five in their classification, but ...
Jeannette boys ready to put tough tourney play in rear view mirror
By Dave Moio
It was a tough week for Jeannette boys basketball’s overall record, but the Jayhawks lost no ground in Section 4-A, where they stands alone in ...
Jeannette girls depleted by injuries, hoping for better games ahead
By Dave Moio
The first half of the Jeannette girls basketball 2014-15 season has been largely forgettable for all involved, but one that must be remembered for progress ...
Jeannette girls basketball senior growing in 2nd season playing ball
By Kristie Linden
Mia Harshbarger, a senior at Jeannette High School, just started her basketball career last year but she’s considering pursuing the sport in college. “Last year ...
Jeannette’s Cox looking forward after wild Cotton Bowl win with Michigan State
By Brian Knavish
For three quarters, it looked like the season would end in disappointment for Demetrious Cox and the Michigan State football team. Then, the fortunes changed in a magical fourth quarter. The Jeannette High School graduate and his fellow Spartans rallied for a dramatic 42-41 win over Baylor in the Cotton ...
High school coaches critical of new hand-check rule
By Chris Harlan
With their hands held behind their backs, the Beaver Falls boys basketball team honed its new defensive style. The team moved its legs but not its ...
Jeannette girls still looking for first win of season
By Dave Moio 9:00 p.m.
Patterns are patterns because they repeat over and over again. When a team is on a winning streak, they do what they can to perpetuate the ...
Jeannette boys ready for long stretch of section games
By Dave Moio 9:00 p.m.
Last Tuesday at Trinity Christian, the Jeannette Jayhawks were a team with a plan: start fast and get out of town with an important Section ...
Jeannette’s Cunningham benefits from years of hard work
By Kristie Linden 9:00 p.m.
Tre Cunningham, a freshman at Jeannette High School, has been playing basketball for most of his life. “Basically (I’ve been playing) since I could play,” said ...
Jeannette student athlete of the week
By Kristie Linden
Gio Vonne Sanders is a sophomore wrestler at Jeannette High School. He has started this season as well as an athlete could hope. Coach Josh ...
Jeannette's Mahoney wraps impressive collegiate career
By Brian Knavish
Even though things might not feel so great right now, Pat Mahoney knows he had a special college football career. Football stings at the moment for ...
Injured Jeannette players hope to return after holiday break
By Dave Moio
It’s getting better for Jeannette girls basketball, but the Lady Jayhawks are still winless and still waiting for the injured to return. Playing their third game ...
Jeannette boys enter holiday break in 1st place
By Dave Moio
Jeannette boys basketball head coach Adrian Batts hopes the worst is behind his Jayhawks — namely injuries, spotty play and tough losses — as Jeannette readies itself for the Greensburg Salem holiday tournament. Jeannette enters the tournament with some momentum having picked up two wins last week, an impressive 73-65 win ...
Injuries hurting Jeannette girls basketball
By Dave Moio
Erica Bartholow expected adversity in her first season as head coach of the Jeanette girls basketball program, but the start of the 2014-15 campaign has ...
Jeannette boys look to get healthy over holiday break
By Dave Moio
Maybe Adrian Batts was exaggerating when he described his team following last week’s losses at Franklin Regional’s Mike Rettger Tournament, but maybe not. “We look like ...

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