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Experienced, deep Southmoreland wrestling team has big plans

By Jason Black
Southmoreland wrestling coach Ryan Shaw knew that he had a good wrestling team at the end of last season, but his belief was reinforced before ...
Southmoreland girls hope to compete despite shorthanded roster
By Jason Black
A season ago, the Southmoreland girls basketball team picked up nine wins and was in contention for a playoff spot before settling for a fifth-place ...
HS highlight reel: Southmoreland wrestler ineligible
By Tribune-Review
The PIAA upheld a WPIAL ruling last week to deny an extra year of eligibility for Southmoreland senior wrestler Austin Griffiths. Griffiths, a two-time PIAA place winner, was projected to be Southmoreland’s starting 120-pounder. Griffiths’ ineligibility stems from the 2010-11 school year in which he enrolled in an online charter school ...
Winter sports seasons begin with conditioning, team chemistry
By Jason Black
On Monday, high school basketball, wrestling and swim teams officially could begin practice for the start of the 2014-15 winter season. For many teams, the time ...
Southmoreland’s Griffiths ruled ineligible by PIAA
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland wrestling team will be without the services of senior Austin Griffiths during the 2014-15 season, at least when it comes to Griffiths actually ...
Southmoreland’s Pisula, King leave football program with records
By Jason Black
For the past four seasons, fans of Southmoreland have seen Jake Pisula and Chas King put up big numbers for the Scotties. Both wound up ...
Southmoreland football team’s season falls short of goals, expectations
By Mark King
The 2014 Southmoreland football team entered the season with high expectations placed on it before the first practice even took place in early August. The team ...
Southmoreland grid stats show strong ground game
By Mark King
Statistics are a big part of every sport. They measure how a team or individual performs during any given season. The athletes in professional sports ...
Southmoreland cross country trio fares well at state meet
By Emily Donovan
Southmoreland juniors Ben Bickerton and Riley Beistel of Scottdale, and freshman Kaylee Farino of Scottdale spent their Halloween weekend at the PIAA Cross Country Championship in Hershey. All three of these runners were extremely successful with their performances. Bickerton medaled at 22nd, Farino placed 41st, and Beistel placed at 159th. “I went ...
Bickerton medals at PIAA cross country championships
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland cross country program delivered a fine showing at the PIAA Class AA championships Saturday at the Parkview cross country course in Hershey. Junior Ben ...
Southmoreland’s Bickerton runs his best race at PIAA cross country meet
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY — Southmoreland junior Ben Bickerton knew if he wanted to earn a medal at the PIAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday, he had to ...
Southmoreland cross country trio chasing solid finishes
By Jason Black
The Southmoreland cross country program will be well represented at the PIAA Class AA championships Saturday at the Parkview cross country course in Hershey. Juniors Ben ...
Southmoreland cross country trio qualifies for PIAA final
By Paul Paterra
The contingent of cross-country runners from Southmoreland traveling to the Class AA PIAA meet continues to get a little bit bigger each year. This year, freshman Kaylee Farino qualified in her first attempt to qualify for the state championship by finishing sixth in the WPIAL championship meet held Oct. 23 at ...
Mt. Pleasant eliminates Southmoreland, earns home playoff game
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant football coach Bo Ruffner knew it would be a good night for his team even before the opening kickoff. “I knew in pregame that ...
Gorman: A WPIAL playoff drought about to end
By Kevin Gorman
One of the longest WPIAL playoff droughts will end Friday night, but at the expense of another. That adds intrigue to the Interstate Conference chase for the fourth and final playoff spot. If Waynesburg (5-3, 4-3) can beat Derry, the Raiders will qualify for their first postseason since 2003. For Southmoreland ...
DC Picks: Playoff picture begins to take shape
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 6-0 Overall: 38-9 So it all comes down to this. Connellsville, Laurel Highlands and Southmoreland still are battling to get into the playoffs, while Mt. Pleasant, and Frazier are fighting for playoff positioning. With so much on the line in Week 9, DC Picks can’t wait to see ...
Southmoreland to end regular season against rival Mt. Pleasant
By Mark King
Before the 2014 high school football season began, many people believed that the Mt. Pleasant Vikings would have a mediocre season. Last season’s Class AA Interstate ...
Washington routs Southmoreland
By David Whipkey
Washington coach Mike Bosnic seemingly is not an easy man to please. If one lacked access to the scoreboard Friday night at Wash High Stadium and only had the expression of Bosnic’s face following his team’s systematic 41-7 victory over Southmoreland, one would have thought the Prexies were beaten. “We did not ...
DC Picks: Time to ramp up game in preparation for postseason
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Overall: 32-9 It was a good bounce-back week for DC Picks. With two weeks remaining in the regular season, DC Picks hopes he can step up his game, just like the local teams making their final push for the playoffs. Here’s what DC Picks has lined up ...
Southmoreland must win out to stay in playoff chase
By Mark King
With a playoff spot still within their grasp, the Southmoreland Scotties find themselves in a must win game tomorrow night at unbeaten Washington. Last week’s 26-21 loss to Waynesburg in the final minutes diminished the hopes for Southmoreland of ending a 35-year run without a playoff appearance, but, it did not ...
Late-season run helps Southmoreland advance to WPIAL tournament
By Kevin Lohman
After getting off to a slow start with a 4-3 record in Section 1-AA, the Southmoreland boys soccer team has since caught fire. The Scotties ...
Sluggish start dooms Southmoreland in loss to Waynesburg
By Jason Black
What was close to being a night of celebration turned into a night of utter misery for the Southmoreland football team at Russ Grimm Field ...
Southmoreland’s Bickerton, Kiski Area’s Aller sprint to WCCA titles
By Paul Schofield
When Southmoreland’s Ben Bickerton and Kiski Area’s Megan Aller crested the final hill at Seton Hill University’s cross country course Thursday and saw the finish ...
DC Picks, local teams hope to rebound from tough week
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 3-3 Overall: 27-8 It was a tough week for the Falcons, Red Raiders, Mustangs and DC Picks. Here’s hoping all bounce back strong this week. Connellsville at Norwin DC Picks has to be completely honest here. He’s frustrated with the way the Falcons have played in each ...
H.S. Picks is back to his winning ways
By H.s. Picks
Guess who’s back, back again. Yes, he’s back. No, it’s not rap artist Eminem. It’s H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator, who had his best week of the season by correctly going 37-3 in Week 6. Picks said eating good brain food like vegetables, fruits and nuts helped him think ...

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