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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 ...
Southmoreland track expects to compete for section title
By Jason Black
One of the constants of the spring high school sports season is that Southmoreland will put together a competitive track and field team. For years, the ...
Southmoreland softball remains unbeaten after win over Mt. Pleasant
By Jason Black
For the first three innings of Thursday’s Section 4-AAA softball game between Mt. Pleasant and visiting Southmoreland, everything went the way of the home team. ...
Undefeated Southmoreland softball looks to have big season
By Dave Stofcheck
A balanced Southmoreland girls softball team has a chance to be one of the teams to beat in Section 4-AAA. The Scotties return eight lettermen ...
Southmoreland scores early, often, routs Monessen 10-1
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland and Monessen baseball teams played through some rain and wind Tuesday as each club took the nonsection game as an opportunity to identify ...
Scottie Sports Roundup - Beistel places 3rd in national tournament
By Tribune-Review
Jake Beistel continues to succeed on the wrestling mat. The Southmoreland junior placed third out of 54 of the country’s top 11th-grade heavyweights this past weekend’s National High School Coaches Association Wrestling Championship, held in Virginia Beach, Va. Beistel won seven of his eight matches in the tournament, with his only loss ...
Southmoreland’s Bunner looks forward to opportunity at RMU
By Taylor Millslagle
The Southmoreland High School softball team recently began its 2015 season. With the dawn of a new season comes excitement. Count junior Briana Bunner among those ...
Success continues for Southmoreland wrestling
By Jordan Pawlikowsky
In the 51-year history of Southmoreland High School, there has never been a state champion in wrestling. Yet with Coach Ryan Shaw at the helm ...
Optimism abounds for Southmoreland softball
By Mark King
As the last remnants of the winter snow storms that have hounded the region for the past four months slowly disappear from view, the sights ...
Southmoreland baseball enters season in realigned section
By Mark King
When the Pittsburgh Pirates packed up all of their equipment and took off for the sunny confines of Bradenton, Fla. to begin their annual spring ...
Southmoreland baseball prepared for jump in classification
By Jason Black 6:42 p.m.
For the past four seasons, the Southmoreland baseball team has competed as a Class AA school in the WPIAL, and the Scotties are coming off ...
Southmoreland tennis gets new look
By Paul Paterra
There will be a lot that will be new for the Southmoreland boys tennis team this season. The lineup will feature four new starters due to ...
Southmoreland boys team confident despite key losses
By Jason Black
For the past four seasons, the Southmoreland boys tennis team has been the measuring stick in Section 1-AA. The Scotties won outright or shared the ...
Southmoreland junior vows to ‘push harder’ after runner-up PIAA finish
By Paul Schofield
Sometimes, there is an opponent who just can’t be beaten. No matter how much effort is expended, the result is defeat. Burrell senior Al Beattie is that ...
Southmoreland heavyweight Beistel to use PIAA loss to Beattie as motivation for future
By Paul Schofield
Sometimes, there is an opponent who just can’t be beaten. No matter how much effort is expended, the result is defeat. Burrell senior Al Beattie is ...
Heavyweights Beistel, Beattie to meet for PIAA title
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — It had been 15 years since Southmoreland had a shot at winning a PIAA wrestling championship. That streak ended Friday as junior heavyweight Jacob ...
Mauro, Beistel, Kenney get through tough 1st round in Hershey
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Connellsville junior heavyweight Louis Mauro and Southmoreland junior heavyweight Jacob Beistel grabbed their stomachs during their respective first-round matches at the PIAA ...
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 ...
Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant wrestlers look forward to states
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland and Mt. Pleasant wrestling teams experienced their share of success during the team portion of the season, and that success has carried over ...
Southmoreland junior still learning amid success
By Bill West
As strange as it sounds, Southmoreland junior heavyweight Jacob Beistel might miss Al Beattie after the Burrell senior graduates later this year. “He’s probably the best ...
Southmoreland freshman Griffiths aims to take heed of brother’s advice
By Jason Black
Before he was old enough to be a high school wrestler, Southmoreland freshman Tyler Griffiths spent plenty of time watching older brother Austin Griffiths compete ...
Southmoreland senior gets brotherly advice in Southwest Regional wrestling championships: Win
By Jason Black
Before he was old enough to be a high school wrestler, Southmoreland freshman Tyler Griffiths spent plenty of time watching his older brother Austin compete at big tournaments. Austin, a senior at, was ruled ineligible to wrestle for Southmoreland this season because of his enrollment at a cyber school when he ...
Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant wrestlers chase PIAA berths
By Jason Black
The high school wrestling season can be a long and grueling process, but at this time of year, fatigue gives way to determination as the ...

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