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Defense powering Carlynton girls basketball

By Nathan Smith
If you are stepping onto the court against the Carlynton girls basketball team, you better expect a battle. Thanks to a intense pressing style of play, ...
Carlynton boys basketball not losing sight of ultimate goal
By Nathan Smith
For the Carlynton boys basketball team, the ultimate goal this season is to reach the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. That goal got a little bit more difficult to achieve last week when the Cougars dropped a 65-47 decision to Burgettstown in Section 3-AA play. “Burgettstown played well and shot the ball well,” ...
Carlynton girls basketball conteding for section crown
By Nathan Smith
Walking off the court after a 45-33 loss to Chartiers Valley last week, Carlynton girls basketball coach Tim Bonner knew his players were angry. “They think ...
Carlynton athletes competed for titles in 2015
By Nathan Smith
There was plenty to be excited about for the Carlynton athletic department in 2015. The Cougars were competitive in several sports – including one athlete capturing ...
Carlynton boys basketball focusing on improvement
By Nathan Smith
After a tough 77-35 loss to rival Bishop Canevin last week, Carlynton boys basketball coach Mike Kozy’s message to his players was clear — the Cougars need to keep moving forward. “We didn’t speak to them long, but my message was it hurts looking at the scoreboard but we are only ...
Bishop Canevin boys basketball storms past Carlynton
By Nathan Smith
When the Bishop Canevin boys basketball team got going against Carlynton last week, the Cougars were unable to slow the Crusaders down. Bishop Canevin used its ...
Carlynton, Canevin join forces in the pool
By Nathan Smith
When Bishop Canevin and Carlynton face off, one can expect a heated contest between the rivals schools no matter the sport. But when they are in ...
Carlynton girls basketball focused on continued success
By Nathan Smith
Some might think the Carlynton girls basketball team is in rebuilding mode. Gone are two of last season’s top scorers: Conor Richardson scored 19.6 points per ...
Carlynton cross country having strong debut season
By Nathan Smith
It has been a strong debut for the Carlynton cross country teams. The Cougars have shown constant progress this season and will be sending sophomore David Creely to run in the boys race and junior Sofia Carrasco in the girls at the WPIAL championships today, Thursday. “We are trying to create ...
Bishop Canevin boys soccer gets the better of rival Carlynton
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin boys soccer team got the best of its backyard rival Carlynton last week. The Crusaders defense shut down the offensively sound Cougars for ...
Highlands ‘D’ pitches shutout over Carlynton
By Haley Sawyer
Carlynton might have been a brand new opponent, but it didn’t disrupt the Golden Rams’ routine. “We had to show what we could do because they’re in a different conference than us, that we could play with anyone in our conference,” quarterback Brayden Thimons said. Highlands proved just that, shutting out the ...
Carlynton volleyball relying on experience
By Nathan Smith
A quick look at the Carlynton girls volleyball roster reveals the talent that is gone from a season ago. Conor Richardson, the program’s leader in career ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: South Park’s Christian Payne, Carlynton’s Hannah Phillips
By Alex Oltmanns
Christian Payne School: South Park Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Payne scored the game-winning goal three minutes into double overtime to lead Class ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua defends her WPIAL tennis championship
By Karen Price
Shady Side Academy senior Ananya Dua successfully defended her WPIAL Class AAA singles tennis title on Tuesday, defeating North Allegheny’s Anna Li, 6-3, 6-4, at ...
Carlynton tennis’ Phillips wins 3rd straight section singles title
By Nathan Smith
Each season, Carlynton tennis player Hannah Phillips has taken a step forward. After finishing third in the Section 5-AA tournament as a freshman, Phillips went on ...
Carlynton boys soccer on the prowl for more success
By Nathan Smith
Class A boys soccer in the WPIAL has been dominated by private schools since its debut in 2000. The 2012 Riverside team is the only ...
New coach leading Carlynton girls soccer
By Nathan Smith
For Megan Wild, a successful first season as Carlynton’s girls soccer coach would be for the team to show improvement. An extended playoff run would be nice, too. “The goal for the season is to do better than last year,” Wild said. “That is the No. 1 goal. We want to get ...
Carlynton football motivated by season of attrition
By Nathan Smith
A few words could describe Carlynton’s 2014 football season. Chaotic might be one of the best. Making their return to Class AA for the first time since ...
Stability boosts returning players at Carlynton
By Nathan Smith
Carlynton’s return to Class AA in 2014 was filled with dramatics — most of which came off the field. Three games into the season, first-year coach ...
WPIAL’s top singles players in Class AAA return after meeting in PIAA title match
By Karen Price
Shady Side Academy senior Ananya Dua has a number of things working in her favor when she steps on the tennis court, including an unusually ...
Carlynton drops golf, adds cross country
By Nathan Smith
Carlynton athletics is going to look a bit different moving forward. At a school board meeting last month, the motion was passed to drop golf as a varsity sport. In its place will be cross country. “We had to drop the golf schedule last year,” Carlynton athletic director Nate Milsom said. “Our ...
Carlynton’s Phillips finishes third at PIAA tennis tournament
By Nathan Smith
For Carlynton’s Luke Phillips, making a short trip to the 2014 PIAA Class AA tournament served as motivation this season. After winning one match at the ...
WPIAL players take control of early rounds at PIAA tennis tournament
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Friday’s opening-round action in the PIAA singles and doubles tennis tournament proved successful for WPIAL players. The WPIAL placed three of the final four entrants in the Class AAA singles tournament and the same number in doubles. It has continued the trend of recent seasons in wrestling control away ...
Carlynton’s Richardson ready for her final lap
By Nathan Smith
Conor Richardson’s list of accomplishments as an athlete at Carlynton is a lengthy one. She was a major factor in the recent success of the girls ...
Three Rivers Junior Rowing teams off to strong start
By Karen Kadilak
Three Rivers Junior Rowing coach Steve McCarthy has set an ambitious goal for his girls team this year. Impressed by their depth and experience, McCarthy believes ...
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