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Trinity derails Southmoreland softball’s dream of making state playoffs

By Jason Black
The Southmoreland softball team had a season like no other in the program’s history. The 13th-seeded Scotties picked up two playoff wins against higher-seeded opponents ...
Scotties fall as top-seeded Belle Vernon notches walk-off win
By Jason Black
Taking down two higher seeds in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs is something the members of the Southmoreland softball team can be proud of this ...
Southmoreland ‘track kid’ throws way to success
By Paul Paterra
Mikayla Rhodes has been around track and field for as long as she can remember. Her father Mike is the throwing coach at Mt. Pleasant Area ...
Southmoreland, Frazier softball teams eye chance at PIAA tournament
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland and Frazier softball teams have played exceptionally well throughout the 2015 playoffs. However, both the Scotties and the Commodores came up one ...
Top-seeded Belle Vernon rallies for walk-off win over Southmoreland
By Jason Black
Taking down two higher seeds in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs is something the members of the Southmoreland softball team can be proud of this ...
Southmoreland softball perseveres in playoff win over Hampton
By Jason Black
It didn’t take long for the Southmoreland softball team to face adversity during its WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinal against Hampton on Tuesday at Fairhaven Park. ...
Family ties propel Southmoreland runners
By Paul Paterra
There will be two representatives of the Southmoreland track team participating in this weekend’s PIAA championship track meet and they happen to be from the ...
Southmoreland, Frazier focus on softball quarterfinals
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland and Frazier softball teams posted impressive first-round victories in this year’s WPIAL playoffs, and both clubs are focused on advancing through the quarterfinals. The ...
Connellsville’s Wiltrout sets WPIAL championship record in javelin
By Jason Black
One week after breaking a national high school record in the girls javelin with a throw of 185 feet, 8 inches, Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout ...
Southmoreland softball upsets Beaver in 1st round
By Jason Black
Missing the WPIAL playoffs in 2014 provided the Southmoreland softball team with plenty of motivation this season. However, the Scotties weren’t content with simply making ...
Southmoreland girls tearing up the track
By Paul Paterra
The Southmoreland girls track team has had quite the successful season. It advanced to the recent WPIAL Class AA final, won the Class AA title in ...
Three Connellsville-area teams qualify for softball playoffs
By Jason Black
On Thursday, the WPIAL released its softball playoff pairings, and the members of three local teams now know the path they must take in order to win a championship. Frazier, Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant all qualified for the postseason, and each team will be in action next week. Mt. Pleasant (7-10) will ...
Southmoreland gets ready for WPIAL playoffs with win over Brownsville
By Jason Black
With second place in Section 4-AAA secure, the Southmoreland softball team anxiously awaits the start of the WPIAL playoffs. But after losing to Yough in ...
Southmoreland’s Hernley soars to new heights in pole vault
By Taylor Millslagle
Junior Brenden Hernley took a deep breath as he maintained all of his focus on the metal box on the pit as the wind and ...
Loss to Yough hurts Southmoreland’s playoff chances
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland baseball team had a chance to take a giant step toward clinching a playoff spot in their home Section 2-AAA finale against Yough ...
Southmoreland girls track team appears to be running on all cylinders
By Jason Black
Throughout the early part of track season, Southmoreland coach Dave Keefer realized that this year’s Southmoreland girls team had something special. Through bad weather and ...
HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles
By Tribune-Review
Monday’s WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams. On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try for a three-peat, while recent champs Hempfield, Canon-McMillan and Butler also will compete. The group has combined to win the past nine titles. In Class AA, ...
Southmoreland girls win Class AA WCAA track title
By Emily Donovan
The Southmoreland girls track team had quite a weekend, making a little history in the process. Not only did it win the Class AA title at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association track meet Saturday for the first time, but sophomore Mikayla Rhodes become county champion in the discus. The girls track ...
Derry baseball team turns tables on Southmoreland
By Jason Black
After dropping a 17-3 decision to Southmoreland last week, the Derry baseball team couldn’t wait for another crack at its Section 2-AAA rival. The Trojans got ...
Scottie Sports Roundup - baseball, softball teams doing well
By Tribune-Review
Southmoreland’s two diamond sports are continuing to have success as the spring season make its way to the playoffs. The softball team put an end to a two-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over Greensburg Salem in a Section 4-AAA contest played Friday. Kristen Suhan led the way for the Scotties ...
Southmoreland wrestling PIAA qualifiers honored
By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland’s wrestling team had three wrestlers qualify for the PIAA tournament this season and that accomplishment will be commemorated forever with a individual framed picture ...
Farino sisters teaming up for Southmoreland track team
By Emily Donovan
Shippensburg, the PIAA track meet, was the site. Memorial Day weekend 2014 was the date. That’s when Vayda Farino became the first runner from Southmoreland High ...
Southmoreland’s Troisi-Clark proving she belongs on pitcher’s mound
By Paul Paterra
Katie Troisi-Clark came by her interest in softball — specifically pitching — quite interestingly. A comment was made about her supposedly lack of ability on the ...
Southmoreland softball team takes step back after loss to Yough
By Jason Black
Monday’s softball game between Southmoreland and visiting Yough featured the two teams at the top of the Section 4-AAA standings as the season nears the ...

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