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Jeannette grad frustrated after 0-2 performance at NCAA wrestling tournament

By Brian Knavish
There may be a time when Michael DePalma can look back at the 2014-15 wrestling season and recognize the positives. Positives like winning 21 matches, ...
Jeannette grad Gregory wraps sophomore season at UNC-Charlotte
By Brian Knavish
The season is over, but there’s a lot more to come for Ciara Gregory. The University of North Carolina-Charlotte women’s basketball team, featuring Gregory, a sophomore, ...
Jeannette’s season ends with loss against Farrell
By Dave Moio
Jeannette’s first season in the WPIAL Class A ended last Friday at Hempfield High School in the first round of the PIAA playoff tournament after ...
Farrell routs Jeannette, 76-55 in PIAA Class A 1st-round game
By George Guido
The Farrell Steelers have won seven PIAA basketball titles in their glorious history, but none since 1972. The way Farrell played Friday, the Steelers could ...
Beistel overcomes nerves, 1st-round opponent at PIAA Class AA tournament
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Southmoreland junior Jacob Beistel grabbed his stomach during his first-round match at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday at Giant Center. It wasn’t ...
Jeannette’s Sunder, Carlow men focusing on future after tough 1st season
By Brian Knavish
The season is in the books for first-ever Carlow University men’s basketball team, which includes Jeannette High School graduate Miles Sunder. It was a rough one, ...
Jayhawks finish 2nd in the WPIAL, ready for state title run
By Dave Moio
Playing at the “Pete” wasn’t exactly as exciting as it seems on television when the noise and chaos of the Oakland Zoo creates one of ...
Jeannette boys basketball’s Batts climbs up all-time scoring list
By Kristie Linden
Julian Batts, who is wrapping up his senior year at Jeannette High School, is now in sole possession of second place on the all-time scoring ...
Gorman: WPIAL Class A title game a victory for small-town teams
By Kevin Gorman
When it ended, Joe Salvino blew celebratory kisses to a crowd that must have made Monessen a ghost town. On the other side of Pitt’s ...
Monessen downs Jeannette to win WPIAL Class A championship
By Karen Price
The second-seeded Monessen boys basketball team pulled away from No. 5 Jeannette in the fourth quarter to win the WPIAL Class A title 73-57 on ...
Monessen-Jeannette: Who gets the gold?
By Jeff Oliver
At the start of the basketball season, Monessen coach Joe Salvino and Jeannette mentor Adrian Batts both felt their teams were good enough to reach ...
Fueled by comeback victories, Class A finalists Jeannette, Monessen set for showdown
By Ed Phillipps
It’s only fitting the remaining Class A boys basketball teams in the WPIAL tournament are Jeannette and Monessen. Both squads have refused to go away. ...
Jeannette student athlete of the week: Swade Redman
By Kristie Linden
Swade Redman, a junior at Jeannette High School, is a point guard for the Jayhawks — a position he really likes. “I feel like I can ...
Jeannette’s Sanders has his eye on a state title
By Kristie Linden
Gio Vonne Sanders is proud that he’s earned a WPIAL championship — but he’s far from satisfied. The Jeannette High School 145-pound sophomore was the ...
Healthy Jeannette gets rematch with Monessen
By Paul Schofield
When Jeannette started the season 1-4, many thought the Jayhawks were in for a long season. Not coach Adrian Batts. He said he knew his team ...
Jayhawks storm back to secure semifinals spot
By Dave Moio
Jeannette boys basketball advanced to the WPIAL Class A semifinals round last Friday night at Gateway High School and assured themselves of a place in ...
Jeannette sophomore Sanders makes decisive last-second move to win WPIAL title
By Paul Schofield
Jeannette sophomore Gio Vonne Sanders knew time was running out. He needed a big move if he wanted to win a WPIAL wrestling title. Sanders (29-3) used ...
Jeannette boys basketball team gets past Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, 55-50
By Ed Phillipps
Anthony Schmidt wasn’t supposed to take the shot that put Jeannette ahead of Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, but everyone on his team was glad he ...
Jeannette sophomore wrestler Sanders hopes hard work translates to success
By Paul Schofield
The Jeannette wrestling program hasn’t had much success in team competition over the past 36 years. The Jayhawks have made the WPIAL team tournament only five ...
Spino takes to role of power forward for Jeannette
By Kristie Linden
Seth Spino, a junior at Jeannette High School, has been playing basketball since fourth grade. “All of my friends were playing and they got me into ...
Jeannette’s Sunder making impact on 1st Carlow mens team
By Brian Knavish
Miles Sunder wanted to be part of something historic. The Jeannette High School graduate — who was a star basketball player with the Jayhawks — is ...
Jayhawks blow past Riverview, prepare for quarterfinals
By Dave Moio
Triple-doubles are special and rare in high school basketball, so when they happen in a playoff game, they are even more special. Jeannette senior point guard ...
Batts scores 30 points to lead Jeannette past Riverview
By Bill Beckner
Jeannette boys basketball coach Adrian Batts told his players they would have a pingpong tournament to pass time between playoff games. “It’s a team-bonding thing,” the ...
Jeannette boys look toward WPIAL playoffs
By Dave Moio
Jeannette’s inaugural season in the WPIAL Class-A has passed with an unblemished section record and head coach Adrian Batts has an eye on the next, ...
Jeannette girls make positive strides as season ends
By Dave Moio
Jeannette girls basketball finished its section season last Friday with a first for the 2014-15 season — a 50-point game. Senior Monica Carl poured in 19, ...

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