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Laurel running with wing-T offense

By Karen Kadilak
Laurel plans to run the ball more as it moves up in classification under first-year coach Brian Cooper. Senior backs Clayton Sharek, Matty Conway and …
High school notebook: Lincoln Park looking forward to rematch with Johnsonburg
By Staff Reports
Lincoln Park wanted at some point this postseason a rematch with Johnsonburg, the team that ended last season’s playoff run. Well, here it is. WPIAL …
GCC survives Laurel on late 3-point shot
By Gary Horvath
Greensburg Central Catholic freshman guard Brittany Stawovy didn’t expect to play the role of playoff hero, but that’s where she found herself Tuesday. Stawovy hit a 3-pointer to give her team a 46-43 lead over Laurel with 20 seconds to play, and the Class AA No. 3 seed Centurions held …
Laurel tops Ford City for 1st postseason win in 11 years
By Jason Orfao
Friday night was 11 years in the making for the Laurel girls basketball program. The Spartans regrouped after a second-half rally from Ford City to secure a 43-37 victory in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA girls basketball playoffs at Butler High School. Laurel’s previous postseason appearance was …
Trib Cup: Laurel girls heading to 1st playoff berth in 15 seasons
By Brian Graham
The Laurel girls basketball team doesn’t have a single player among the top scorers in the WPIAL, but that is hardly a setback for how the program has fared this season. Actually, it’s notable according to coach Jessica Shevitz, because it is one of the reasons the Spartans have been …
Shaler’s Schwartz sets course record, defends title at WPIAL championships
By Gary Horvath
Her countless days of training, no matter the weather, have paid off. Shaler junior Brianna Schwartz battled through near-freezing temperatures and ran the best race …

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