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Quaker Valley breaks out the bats at PNC Park

By Nathan Smith
A trip to the big leagues might just provide the Quaker Valley baseball team the spark it has been looking for. The Quakers recorded a …
Quaker Valley’s young softball lineup gaining experience
By Karen Kadilak
The Quaker Valley softball team (1-3 overall, 0-3 in Section 1-AA) continues to rebuild under third-year coach John Tortorea. Of 17 players, 11 are freshmen, …
High-scoring Quaker Valley boys lacrosse off to unbeaten start
By Nathan Smith
There was no denying the Quaker Valley boys lacrosse team would have a high-powered offense this season with the return of 90-goal scorer Jimmy Perkins …
Sewickley Academy boys tennis off to 3-0 start
By Karen Kadilak
Although it is rebuilding, the Sewickley Academy boys tennis team is considered a serious contender for its 11th straight WPIAL Class AA title. The Panthers were 3-0 in Section 3-AA entering this week. One of the wins was against Mars, the WPIAL runner-up a year ago. Sewickley Academy has so …
Goalie playing key role for promising Quaker Valley girls lacrosse team
By Nathan Smith
A year ago, the Quakers Valley girls lacrosse team opened the season 0-2 while being outscored 21-9 in losses to Pine-Richland and Seneca Valley. What …
Experienced pitchers to lead the way for Quaker Valley
By Nathan Smith
There is no denying the Quaker Valley baseball team has several question marks in the lineup entering this season. The Quakers lost six seniors from …
QV youth wrestlers qualify for state championship
By Staff Report
Three Quaker Valley youth wrestlers advanced to the state tournament with their efforts at the Area VII tournament March 15, at Burrell High School. Area …
QV boys lacrosse hopes to build on historic run
By Nathan Smith
It was a historic season for the Quaker Valley boys lacrosse team in 2013. The Quakers went 13-4 last season and reached their first WPIAL …
QV, Sewickley girls lacrosse teams chasing similar goals
By Nathan Smith
After first-round losses in the WPIAL Division I playoffs last season, the Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy girls lacrosse teams are looking to improve this season. Quakers coach Nellie Krauss feels her team could be heading to a record-breaking season. “I don’t want to put a jinx on it, but …
Quaker Valley track prepares for team season
By Kevin Ritchart
The team comes first. That’s the philosophy Quaker Valley head coach Jerry Veshio holds to at the start of every track and field season. “Each …
Quaker Valley baseball team focuses on details
By Nathan Smith
Todd Goble’s first season as Quaker Valley’s baseball coach will be hard to match. The Quakers finished with an 18-0 regular-season record, were WPIAL Class AA runners-up and reached the PIAA semifinals. The squad finished the season 23-2. While Quaker Valley isn’t talking about undefeated seasons or WPIAL title games, …
Quick goals doom Quaker Valley hockey in state championship game
By Nathan Smith
The Quaker Valley hockey team got a lesson in Murphy’s Law in its season finale. The Quakers fell into an early three-goal deficit to Flyers …
State hockey finals roundup: Peters Township trips La Salle to win 4th state crown
By Nathan Smith
UNIVERSITY PARK — Twenty minutes before his team’s game with La Salle for the Class AAA Pennsylvania Cup, Peters Township hockey coach Rick Tingle walked into the locker room and was met with silence. “I was a little worried,” Tingle said. “There was a little music playing, but it was …
Quaker Valley, Bishop Canevin, Peters Twp. to play for state hockey titles
By Joe Sager
Now that the West has been won, three PIHL teams must turn their attention to the East. The three Penguins Cup champions are set to …
Quaker Valley make it a three-peat; takes on Rustin in state hockey final
By Nathan Smith
When the Quaker Valley hockey team stepped onto the ice for the Class A Penguins Cup championship game, you might expect one of the team’s …
Quaker Valley boys return with 2 PIAA swimming medals
By Karen Kadilak
The Quaker Valley boys swimming team was happy just to set a school record in the 200-yard freestyle relay at last year’s state meet. This year, the Quakers wanted to win a medal. They achieved their goal — and one better — at the PIAA Class AA championship last week …
Sewickley Academy, Quaker Valley boys tennis teams open season victorious
By Kevin Ritchart
For the Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy boys tennis teams, the 2014 season started with Section 3-AA victories last Friday, but thanks to Western Pennsylvania’s constantly changing weather conditions, neither team has been able to get in much quality practice time. As a result, neither coach has been able to …
Quaker Valley boys look back on successful season
By Nathan Smith
Even though the Quaker Valley boys basketball team fell to Aliquippa in the PIAA Class AA second round, it went out swinging. The Quakers kept …
Sewickley Academy, Quaker Valley softball teams set to start season
By Nathan Smith
Warmer temperatures? Longer days? Chirping birds? It must be time for the 2014 WPIAL spring sports season. The scheduled opening games of the softball season …
Quaker Valley lacrosse standout signs with Lake Erie
By Nathan Smith
For Jimmy Perkins, Lake Erie College just felt like home. The Quakers Valley senior lacrosse player finalized his college decision and signed his letter of …
Quaker Valley wins 3rd straight Penguins Cup title
By Mark Kaboly
It started just the way Bill Crousey wanted. And, in hindsight, the same can be said for Kevin Quinn. Thomas Jefferson’s Tommy Kimmick powered a …
Class AAA rivals Bethel Park, Peters Twp. set for rubber match
By Gary Horvath
Although Bethel Park coach Jim McVay and Peters Township coach Rick Tingle are good friends off the ice, they don’t seem to agree on much …
Jordan, Anderson shine, as Aliquippa returns to quarterfinals of PIAA
By Chris Harlan
It’s been a while, but this is familiar ground for Aliquippa. “Two more games and we’re on to Hershey,” said Aliquippa sophomore Patrick Anderson, who …
Quaker Valley boys advance in PIAA tournament for 3rd straight year
By Nathan Smith
One basket — that is all it took for the Quaker Valley boys basketball team to walk out of Central Cambria with a PIAA tournament …
Quaker Valley reaches third straight Penguins Cup finals
By Nathan Smith
Cameron Peterkin isn’t a stranger to scoring goals. The Quaker Valley senior tallied 15 goals this season heading into Monday’s Class A Penguins Cup semifinal …

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