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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 …
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
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 …
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 …
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 7:23 p.m.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Monz resigns as Carlynton football coach
By Kevin Gorman
Mauro Monz resigned Monday morning as Carlynton football coach, citing safety concerns for a team reduced by injuries to 22 players after moving up to …
Carlynton boys soccer gets early statement win
By Nathan Smith
It is a new Carlynton boys soccer team this season. The Cougars made an early statement last week as they scored a 2-0 win over …
Carlynton's Phillips looking to claim another section title
By Nathan Smith
Carlynton’s Hannah Phillips will have a target on her back at the Section 4-AA singles tennis tournament this week. After winning her first section title …
Murray runs wild in Steel Valley victory over Carlynton
By David Whipkey
As a freshman in 2013, Steel Valley running back DeWayne Murray set the bar high by rushing for 1,488 yards. If Friday night’s performance is any indication, the sophomore has plans on making those numbers seem pedestrian. Murray rushed for 174 yards on 13 carries and four touchdowns in only …
New coach leading Carlynton into new classification
By Nathan Smith
This season will be one of change for the Carlynton football team. The Cougars will be under the guidance of first-year coach Mauro Monz. The …
Carlynton program starting fresh with new class, conference, coach
By Nathan Smith
Carlynton will go through a fresh start this year, highlighted by a new class, a new conference and a new coach. Mauro Monz — who …
Canevin girls take field with new soccer coach this season
By Nathan Smith
The girls soccer teams of the WPIAL returned to the field this week in preparation for the fall season. The Signal Item area teams are …
Carlynton’s Richardson commits to Duquesne
By Nathan Smith
After visiting the Duquesne campus Wednesday, Carlynton girls basketball standout Conor Richardson knew she didn’t need to visit any more schools. “I would have never …
Carlynton athletes ready for WPIAL track and field championships
By Nathan Smith
The Carlynton track and field team will be well represented at the WPIAL Class AA track and field finals. The Cougars will have seven athletes …
Monz ready to build Carlynton football
By Nathan Smith
Mauro Monz’s 17 years of coaching includes stops at college football programs of all sizes — including Pitt, Akron, Duquesne, Robert Morris, Youngstown State and …
Carlynton baseball escapes the ranks of the winless, focuses on finishing strong
By Nathan Smith
Entering last week, the Carlynton baseball team had one of the more dubious distinctions in the WPIAL. “I think we are the leaders in the most one-run losses,” first-year Carlynton coach Tim Miller said. “It has been frustrating. We have been in games late. It is not like we were …
Carlynton sprinter Thornton focusing on taking the next step
By Nathan Smith
Excitement was high for the Carlynton track and field team entering the season as the school installed a new track and an overall improved complex. …
Carlynton’s Phillips headed to PIAA singles tournament
By Nathan Smith
The success of Carlynton freshman tennis player Luke Phillips continues. A week after winning the Section 5-AA tournament – the first section singles tournament win …

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