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Carlynton’s Witwicki looking for trip to Hershey

By Andrew John
Even though being only a sophomore by status, Logan Witwicki appears to be much older when one might watch him perform on the wrestling mat for Carlynton. Witwicki, who finished with a record of 29-13 and a fifth-place finish at WPIAL Class AA tournament in the 132-pound weight class, has continued ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: North Hills’ Gage Curry, Carlynton’s Conor Richardson
By Alex Oltmanns
Gage Curry School: North Hills Year: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Curry claimed his third straight Allegheny County Wrestling Championships title Saturday ...
Carlynton’s Griffin embracing move to heavyweight
By Nathan Smith
As a junior, Carlynton’s Mike Griffin entered the season committed to wrestling at 220 pounds. As an offensive lineman for the football team, Griffin had ...
Carlynton girls basketball bouncing back from 3-game skid
By Nathan Smith
It was a hot start for the Carlynton girls basketball team as it went 6-0 and outscored opponents by more than 31 points per game. ...
Carlynton junior catcher participates in showcase
By Nathan Smith
For Carlynton’s Sydney Fritchman, participating in the Queen of Diamonds North Showcase is a major step toward her future. The junior catcher participated in the two-day ...
Carlynton boys basketball focused despite turnover
By Nathan Smith
Compare this season’s roster for Carlynton boys basketball to last year’s and noticing the turnover isn’t hard. In addition to losing four seniors to graduation, ...
Wilson growing into top contributor for Carlynton girls basketball
By Nathan Smith
The Carlynton girls basketball team has been moving at a rapid pace this season, and Ashleigh Wilson couldn’t be happier about it. “Our team is a ...
South Fayette football team distributes Steelers tickets to Carlynton, Wilkinsburg
By Bill Hartlep
The Carlynton and Wilkinsburg football teams each went through their share of struggles this season. Members of the South Fayette football program experienced nothing but success, not only this year but last year as well, as the Lions successfully defended their WPIAL and PIAA Class AA championships. On Sunday, the Lions will ...
Carlynton girls basketball has unfinished business
By Nathan Smith
Ask the members of the Carlynton girls basketball team and they will tell you they left a lot on the court last season. The Cougars dropped ...
Carlynton’s Richardson signs with Duquesne
By Nathan Smith
It took only one official visit for Carlynton basketball standout Conor Richardson to know where she wanted to continue her education and playing career. After visiting ...
Carlynton girls basketball playing scrimmage in Cleveland
By Nathan Smith
Every girls basketball team in the WPIAL is going to play scrimmages to prepare for the season. Only two are going to play a scrimmage in ...
Carlynton girls volleyball finishes season with success
By Nathan Smith
It wasn’t how the Carlynton volleyball team wanted to end its season. But Cougars coach Emily Tupi cannot complain with what her team achieved. Carlynton fell ...
Carlynton girls soccer stunned by early playoff exit
By Nathan Smith 9:00 p.m.
It was a shocking end to the season for the Carlynton girls soccer team. The Cougars fell to South Allegheny, 5-4, in the first round of ...
East Allegheny caps season with win
By Staff Reports
Deon Smith threw for 186 yards and a touchdown and ran for 137 yards and another score to lead East Allegheny (4-5, 4-5) to an 18-0 victory at Carlynton (0-9, 0-9) in the WPIAL Class AA Century Conference on Friday night. Dwayne Bender scored on a 66-yard interception return, and ...
Carlynton ready for 2nd taste of WPIAL playoffs
By Nathan Smith
The Carlynton girls volleyball team will enter the WPIAL Class A playoffs with one thing it didn’t have last season – experience. After making its first ...
Geibel goalie saves game during shootout, beats Carlynton
By Kevin Lohman
In a hard-fought WPIAL Class A boys soccer playoff game between Geibel and Carlynton, the difference came down to the man in goal. Kyle Toth played a key role in the win for Geibel, saving two penalty kicks and scoring on his own attempt to secure the 5-3 edge in ...
South Allegheny tops winless Carlynton in brawl-marred game
By Ray Judy
Carlynton and South Allegheny are struggling through difficult seasons, and things took an ugly turn for both teams in their Class AA Century Conference clash Friday night. South Allegheny got the win – a 47-21 decision at Glassport Memorial Stadium — but the victory was tainted when a brawl erupted ...
Winning takes center stage for Quaker Valley football
By Gary Horvath
On a night in which Quaker Valley honored some of the greatest athletes in school history, a current athlete took another step toward having his ...
Carlynton football moving forward
By Nathan Smith 7:59 a.m.
Coaching turnover is nothing new for the Carlynton football program as five coaches have coached the team since 2009. But when Mauro Monz resigned on Sept. ...
Carlynton girls soccer getting serious
By Nathan Smith
Coming into the season, the Carlynton girls soccer team had a to-do list: beat Avonworth, Vincentian Academy and Bishop Canevin. “We have beaten Avonworth and Canevin, ...
High school football notebook: Longtime coach to be honored at Carlynton
By Chris Harlan  and Kevin Gorman
Not often does a team honor an opposing coach. Yet South Fayette assistant Bill Yost, a 45-year veteran of WPIAL football, will be honored by both teams before Friday night’s game against Carlynton at Honus Wagner Field. Yost, a 1964 Carnegie graduate, was head coach from 1976-90 at Carlynton, a ...
WPIAL programs familiar with Carlynton’s player shortage
By Bill West
Thrust into the top leadership spot after his predecessor resigned three games into Carlynton’s football season, coach Scott Yoder strived to create a reassuring environment ...
Carlynton players carry on under new coach
By Bill West
When Mauro Monz resigned Monday after three games as Carlynton football coach, he claimed to fall on a metaphorical sword. Monz made what he considered a career sacrifice necessary to bring attention to what he viewed as a player safety issue for the undermanned Cougars. The Cougars, however, spent no time ...
Carlynton volleyball team continues progression
By Nathan Smith
When Emily Tupi took over the Carlynton girls volleyball program eight years ago, ‘successful’ wasn’t a word used to describe the program. “They never had a ...
Gorman: Quitting not the answer
By Kevin Gorman
Mauro Monz, by his own admission, has become a lightning rod in Western Pennsylvania prep sports. It’s not every day that a football coach quits three games into his first season, as Monz did Monday when he resigned at Carlynton. I’ve known Monz for 15 years, so it was sad to ...

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