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Southmoreland wrestling team takes old-school approach

By Jason Black
Heading into the wrestling season, Southmoreland appears to have a program primed for team and individual success. “We’re probably around 15 wrestlers and so we may ...
Southmoreland girls basketball team sets playoffs as goal
By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland girls basketball Coach Brian Pritts has a pretty defined goal for this year’s team — make the playoffs. The Scotties have not qualified for the ...
Southmoreland's Bunner signs letter of intent with RMU softball
By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland senior Briana Bunner is on a bit of a roll of late. In the summer she was named first-team all-state in Class AAA in softball ...
Southmoreland’s Bunner commits to play softball at RMU
By Jason Black
It has been a whirlwind year for Briana Bunner. In the spring, the Southmoreland senior was selected as an all-state outfielder after helping the Southmoreland softball ...
Southmoreland football season reviews lukewarm
By Mark King
The Southmoreland Scotties wrapped up the 2015 varsity football season Oct. 25, but head coach Mark Adams and his staff have already set their sights ...
Southmoreland’s Bickerton earns 2nd straight PIAA medal
By Trib Total Media
For the second straight year, Southmoreland’s Ben Bickerton earned a medal at the PIAA cross Country meet, held Nov. 7 in Hershey. Bickerton placed 20th out ...
Southmoreland quartet geared up for state XC meet
By Jason Black
Saturday, the best cross country runners in the state will converge in Hershey to race in the PIAA championships. Taking part will be a quartet ...
Southmoreland runners qualify for PIAA cross country meet
By Paul Paterra
Southmoreland High School’s cross country success continues to grow incrementally with each passing year. In 2012, Riley Beistel qualified for the PIAA championship meet as a freshman. In 2013, Beistel was joined in qualifying for the meet in Hershey by teammate Ben Bickerton. In 2014, freshman Kaylee Farino joined Bickerton and Beistel ...
Southmoreland football loses season finale
By Mark King
The Mt. Pleasant Vikings came to Alverton Oct. 30 looking to accomplish a couple of goals. The first goal was to avenge their loss to Aliquippa ...
Mt. Pleasant cruises to rivalry win at Southmoreland
By Les Harvath
Even though Mt. Pleasant already had clinched second place in the Class AA Interstate Conference and home field in the first round of the WPIAL ...
Daily Courier Q&A: Southmoreland’s Doug Leighty
By Jason Black
This season, the Southmoreland football team had high hopes of breaking through to the WPIAL Class AA playoffs for the first time in 36 years. ...
DC Picks: Looking to continue strong finish after perfect week
By Tribune-Review
Last Week: 6-0 Overall: 39-8 Throughout the middle of the high school football season, DC Picks went through a couple of down weeks. ...
‘Toss the records out’ for annual meeting between Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland
By Jason Black
When it comes to playoff implications, there isn’t much on the line in Friday’s game between Mt. Pleasant and host Southmoreland. The Vikings are locked ...
Washington rolls to shutout win over Southmoreland
By Mark King
The Washington High School Little Prexies wasted little time in showing the Southmoreland football team and their fans why they are ranked third in Class ...
Undefeated Washington awaits Southmoreland
By Mark King
Rebuild or reload? Any high school football coach would love to just reload season after each season. For Washington High School head Coach Mike Bosnic, reloading has been the norm rather than the exception for the past several seasons. And this year has been no different. Bosnic and the Little Prexies ...
Scottie Sports Roundup — Boys golf team falls in semifinals
By Tribune-Review
Southmoreland’s boys golf team had a successful season with its first section championship since 1992, but saw it come to an end Oct. 13 in ...
Southmoreland grabs much needed win over Waynesburg
By Mark King
Needing a win to keep their playoff dream alive, the Southmoreland football team traveled to Waynesburg Oct. 16 and came away with a much needed ...
DC Picks looks to improve
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 4-2 Overall: 28-7 It was another so-so week for DC Picks, but he was happy to see teams like Frazier and Mt. Pleasant come up with big wins on the road in Week 6. The games get bigger down the stretch, so here we go with ...
Southmoreland golfers put together excellent season
By Jason Black
Southmoreland’s boys golf team came into this season with high hopes. That’s to be expected, the squad was coming of its first playoff season since 1992. But ...
Late touchdowns seal Southmoreland’s fate against Derry
By Mark King
The Derry Area varsity football team has struggled to find its offense all season long, but the Trojans found enough of it to rally for ...
Southmoreland plays Burgettstown in big game
By Mark King
The Southmoreland and Burgettstown varsity football teams will both enter Saturday afternoon’s Class AA Interstate Conference match-up with a lot riding on the outcome. The Scotties (2-3, 2-2) are coming off of a heartbreaking 20-13 loss to Derry. Southmoreland held a six-point lead with a little more than a minute remaining ...
Southmoreland varsity gridders helping midget football teams
By Alexei Belzer
Jake Beistel, Ryan Francis and Andrew Polakovsky are members of the Southmoreland High School football team who have given their time to help with the ...
Scottie Sports Roundup — soccer teams flourish
By Tribune-Review
Success seems to be growing for Southmoreland High School sports that are played on a field sometimes called the “pitch.” Southmoreland’s boys soccer team has won ...
Mt. Pleasant, Southmoreland golfers focusing on playoffs
By Jason Black
When the Mt. Pleasant girls and Southmoreland boys golf teams started their respective seasons, both had high hopes of qualifying for the WPIAL playoffs. However, what followed for both the Vikings and the Scotties will make this season one to remember for many years. Not only did each team make ...
Derry rallies to down Southmoreland
By Jason Black
Russ Grimm Field has hosted many football games over the years, but the one Friday between Southmoreland and visiting Derry likely will rank as one ...

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