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Sewickley Academy boys, Quaker Valley girls cross country teams move on to states

By Gary Horvath
Within minutes of winning the first WPIAL Class A team championship in school history Oct. 23 at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, members of …
Horvath: Playoffs don’t define Quaker Valley football season
By Gary Horvath
When the schedules for the 2014 WPIAL football season were released in June, the Week 9 matchup between South Fayette — the reigning WPIAL and …
Quaker Valley girls cross country set for WPIALs
By Karen Kadilak
Off to an impressive start as a member of the Quaker Valley girls cross country team, freshman Lucie Kubinski expects to be among top finishers …
Quaker Valley football has more to play for
By Gary Horvath
Mathematically, the Quaker Valley football team still has a chance to qualify for the WPIAL playoffs. Realistically, Friday’s game against South Fayette, the defending WPIAL …
Quaker Valley boys soccer saves playoff streak
By Gary Horvath
Some things never change for the Quaker Valley boys soccer team. A 2-0 win against Section 5-AA opponent Montour on Oct. 9 secured a playoff …
Quaker Valley girls volleyball faces postseason warmup
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley girls volleyball team walked away from its 3-0 loss to Montour on Oct. 9 knowing there was still plenty to play for. Although the loss eliminated Quaker Valley from contending for the section title, the end of the season was far from meaningless. Entering their game against …
Feisty Seton-La Salle beats Quaker Valley
By Kevin Ritchart 12:10 a.m.
A 36-yard field goal by senior kicker Justin Nedzesky as time expired in the first half proved to be the decisive score in Seton-La Salle’s 24-14 Century Conference victory over Quaker Valley at Chuck Knox Stadium on Friday night. After taking a 17-14 lead into the locker room at the …
Quaker Valley quarterback Jackson comfortable in return
By Gary Horvath
After five weeks of ironing out kinks, it’s safe to say the Quaker Valley football team isn’t upset about its latest wrinkle. Senior quarterback Dane …
PIHL champion Quaker Valley returns to ice
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley hockey team won’t be able to continue its streak of three straight PIHL Class A championships on talent alone. It’s going to take an extraordinary effort, coach Kevin Quinn said. “We lost 10 seniors, so it’s definitely a big turnover for a school of our size,” Quinn …
Quaker Valley boys soccer coach Klein wins 500th game
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley senior goalie Jack Regueiro remembers the first time he thought about playing for Gene Klein. When Regueiro was in third grade, he traveled …
HS highlight reel: Playoff rematches at ‘PIHL Premiere’
By Tribune-Review
A pair of playoff rematches featuring perennially strong teams Monday at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center highlights the “PIHL Premiere,” an inaugural event which opens the 2014-15 high school hockey season. Canon-McMillan and Seneca Valley will meet at 7:15 p.m. to follow up their first-round clash in the 2013-14 …
Fox Chapel, Quaker Valley girls win WPIAL doubles titles
By Kevin Lohman
For the second straight year, Fox Chapel junior Laurel Shymansky walked away from the WPIAL Class AAA girls tennis doubles championship with a gold medal draped around her neck. This time, Shymansky teamed with freshman Amanda Nord to defeat North Allegheny’s Tina Li and Eugenia Lee in a back-and-forth three-set …
Horvath: Quaker Valley’s Luptak is key to Jackson’s return
By Tribune-Review
If the Quaker Valley coaching staff wants to do the smart thing, it shouldn’t think too hard. After dressing for the first time this season …
Sewickley Academy doubles tennis bucking trends
By Gary Horvath
They may have taken different approaches, but the Sewickley Academy and Quaker Valley girls tennis teams came away with victories in the WPIAL section doubles …
Quaker Valley cross country relying on young and old
By Gary Horvath
He may have questioned it to start the season, but Quaker Valley cross country coach David Noyes is ready to assert his team as WPIAL …
Chris Tanabe makes Quaker Valley golf history
By Gary Horvath
By looking at him, you never would have been able to tell that Chris Tanabe had done something no golfer in Quaker Valley history had …
Scholastic, youth rowing teams set for Saturday’s Head of the Ohio Regatta
By Karen Kadilak
Scholastic and other youth rowers will be among about 2,000 competitors at the Head of the Ohio Regatta on Washington’s Landing on Saturday. Men and …
No. 9 Steel Valley holds off Quaker Valley in thriller
By Gary Horvath
The home crowd was treated to a show Friday when Steel Valley visited Quaker Valley, but it wasn’t the one it was hoping for. No. 9 Steel Valley (4-1, 4-1) won a thrilling 28-26 game with early playoff implications against Century Conference rival Quaker Valley (3-2, 3-2) at Chuck Knox …
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 …
Quaker Valley girls soccer team searches for consistency
By Gary Horvath
For a few minutes in the first half of the Quaker Valley girls soccer team’s game against Montour last Thursday, it looked like the Quakers’ …
Quaker Valley girls volleyball must fight injury bug
By Gary Horvath
Mike Vavrek’s belief in his team is being tested. “This is one of my deepest teams I’ve had,” said Vavrek, the Quaker Valley girls volleyball coach, before the start of the season. “We’ve got a lot of younger girls that can step in if there are injuries or problems.” Less …
Quaker Valley sophomore wins WPIAL Class AA boys golf title
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Quaker Valley’s Chris Tanabe grew up a soccer player, a rising talent who toured the Cup circuit and appeared headed toward a promising high school …
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 …
Quaker Valley boys soccer team plays through gauntlet
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley boys soccer team may have had the toughest start to its schedule of anyone in the WPIAL. The Quakers opened their season …
Quaker Valley football team follows its leaders
By Gary Horvath
Although Saturday was clearly Trewon Marshall’s day, Aaron Cunningham is taking the credit. As Marshall was walking off the field after a career day in …

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