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Local executive honored by Quaker Valley for giving

By Matt Grubba 2:26 p.m.
Jim Bouchard didn’t become involved with Quaker Valley athletics with the goal of being a Hall of Famer, but his contributions have made many things ...
Quaker Valley boys soccer coach stresses importance of group over individual
By Kevin Ritchart
For those looking to find out who will be in the starting lineup when the Quaker Valley boys soccer team begins its season later this ...
Quaker Valley gains confidence after winning seasons
By Matt Grubba
Quaker Valley’s offense might have lost some marquee names to graduation, but coach John Tortorea believes the program has progressed to where it can maintain ...
Senior leaders take reins for Quaker Valley girls soccer
By Haley Sawyer
After a morning practice, the Quaker Valley girls soccer team was clumped together in a circle on the field, pushing through a set of side ...
Doubles play key for Quaker Valley tennis
By Kevin Ritchart
It’s strange for a team that boasts the defending WPIAL Class AA doubles tandem to be focused on improving its doubles play, but that’s exactly ...
Marshall set to take over Quaker Valley boys soccer
By Kevin Ritchart
Andrew Marshall doesn’t even have to get out of his car to see his team getting better. All the new Quaker Valley boys soccer coach ...
Quaker Valley hockey stalwart headed to school’s Hall of Fame
By Matt Grubba
Over the span of nearly two decades, Quaker Valley hockey has gone from a startup program to one of the powers at the sport in ...
QV lacrosse standout Foster leaves her mark
By Andrew John
Even though lacrosse is a team sport, one way to be recognized on an individual basis is by being named an Academic All-American. This is ...
Quaker Valley Hall of Fame honors school’s first swimming champion
By Matt Grubba
Quaker Valley had its first boys swimming star before it even had its first boys swimming team. Kevin Langer, a 1994 QV grad, was the first WPIAL and PIAA champion for the school as a standout in the 100- and 50-yard freestyle events, and his achievements in the pool have ...
Brine tournament provides unique opportunity for area lacrosse players
By Wynston Wilcox
High school students from around the nation had the opportunity to participate in the Brine National Lacrosse tournament from June 29-July 2. This year, more than 1,700 student-athletes representing 31 states competed in the tournament, held at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, Va. The purpose of the tournament was to ...
Quaker Valley boys basketball puts in summer work
By Matt Grubba
Sections and classifications don’t regulate summer basketball, and Quaker Valley coach Mike Mastroianni is happy to take advantage of his scheduling freedom. The Quakers, as they ...
Quaker Valley’s Bouchard busy with wide range of interests, including lacrosse
By Wynston Wilcox
Among Aubrey Bouchard’s many and varied passions, lacrosse tops the list. Bouchard, who is going into her senior year at Quaker Valley, started playing when she ...
Team concept leads Quaker Valley girls lacrosse
By Alex Oltmanns
Scoring is a crucial element to success for any lacrosse team. But for the Quaker Valley girls lacrosse team this season, the assist often was the ...
Quaker Valley baseball team credits attitude, experience for strong finsih
By Kevin Ritchart
The Quaker Valley baseball team hasn’t gotten this far by looking back. Since he took over the team three years ago, coach Todd Roble has implemented a philosophy of forward thinking that has resulted in both regular-season and playoff success. “We move on from every game,” Roble said. “We talk about ...
Colucci powers Neshannock to win, berth in PIAA title game
By Chris Harlan
In between pitches, Neshannock coach Mike Kirkwood also tossed a few barbs at his cleanup hitter. Maybe senior Don Colucci would need a pinch hitter ...
PIAA baseball semifinals preview: Shaler getting set to hit the road again
By Bill Hartlep
The PIAA hasn’t done Shaler any favors over the past week, but you won’t hear the Titans complaining. On Thursday, they traveled 1 hour, 45 ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Central Catholic’s Jack Tumulty, Quaker Valley’s Emily Kraus
By Alex Oltmanns
Jack Tumulty School: Central Catholic Year: Sophomore Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Tumulty threw a five-hit shutout in the Vikings’ 2-0 win over Norwin in ...
Horvath: Already time for farewells
By Gary Horvath
It was about this time last year that I first arrived here at the Sewickley Herald and told you how I don’t enjoy introductions. As it turns out, I don’t enjoy farewells either. But that’s what this is. This is my last week writing for the Sewickley Herald before I begin my ...
Garnet Valley rallies to oust Quaker Valley in state semifinals
By Jerin Oberdorf
MECHANICSBURG — For the fourth time in the past five seasons, Garnet Valley is headed to the PIAA girls lacrosse championship game, but the Jaguars didn’t lock up their berth without a fight Tuesday. Garnet Valley scored eight goals in the second half and rallied from a three-goal halftime deficit ...
Gorman: Quaker Valley girls lacrosse embraces underdog role
By Kevin Gorman
Quaker Valley prefers a lacrosse stick to a slingshot, but it is embracing its status as the smallest school left in the PIAA girls lacrosse playoffs. The Quakers knocked off defending WPIAL champion Mt. Lebanon, which has twice the students, in the WPIAL Division I final and PIAA ...
Quaker Valley’s 7-goal run fuels lacrosse victory over Mt. Lebanon
By Gary Horvath
The venue was different, but that was about the only change in Saturday’s rematch of the WPIAL Division I girls lacrosse championship between Mt. Lebanon and Quaker Valley. For the second time in 10 days, Quaker Valley (19-1) defeated Mt. Lebanon, 11-8, in a PIAA quarterfinal at Moon. Quaker Valley will face ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mt. Lebanon’s Dan Lee, Quaker Valley’s Hannah Bablak
By Alex Oltmanns
Dan Lee School: Mt. Lebanon Year: Junior Sport: Lacrosse Claim to fame: The junior scored the game-winning goal, his third of the game, with 6 ...
Neshannock shuts out Quaker Valley to capture WPIAL championship
By Chris Harlan
Before he took the mound, Frank Fraschetti took the mic. Neshannock’s starting pitcher, on the team’s bus headed to Washington’s Consol Energy Park, had something ...
Seniors led Quaker Valley girls lacrosse to WPIAL championship redemption
By Gary Horvath
Aubrey Bouchard couldn’t help but let her emotion show. The Quaker Valley junior high-stepped and fist-pumped her way across the field after each of her three ...
Bablak wins gold as one of 13 representing Quaker Valley track and field at PIAA championships
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley junior Hannah Bablak left no doubt that she is the best in the state. After winning the 1,600-meter run at the WPIAL Class AA ...

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