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Previewing the 2015 WPIAL baseball season

By Compiled By Paul Schofield
Class AAAA Preseason top five Team 2014 record 1. North Allegheny 13-8 2. Shaler 14-8 3. Bethel Park 10-9 4. Moon 16-5 5. Penn-Trafford 15-5 Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: This section got ...
Quaker Valley tennis roster still in flux with missed practice opportunities
By Gary Horvath
While much about the season is up in the air, one thing is for sure. The Quaker Valley boys tennis team is a lot younger ...
Quaker Valley girls lacrosse fueled by loss in WPIAL championship last season
By Gary Horvath
After a 9-7 loss to Mt. Lebanon in the WPIAL Division I championship last season, members of the Quaker Valley girls lacrosse team struggled to ...
Quaker Valley boys lacrosse ready to silence doubters
By Gary Horvath
Before the start of the WPIAL boys lacrosse season, Quaker Valley senior defenseman Aaron Cunningham was already hearing the doubters. The Quakers are coming off their ...
Relay teams lead Quaker Valley boys to first PIAA swimming championship
By Gary Horvath
As the members of the Quaker Valley boys 400-yard freestyle relay team prepared to swim the final event at the PIAA Class AA swimming championship ...
PIHL championship roundup: Canon-McMillan blanks Butler for Class AAA title
By Matt Grubba and Gary Horvath
It didn’t take long for Canon-McMillan’s Austin Czartorsky to break open a defensive struggle. Czartorsky’s two second-period goals, just 10 seconds apart, helped give Canon-McMillan the ...
Gorman: QV’s Quinn big on shorty
By Kevin Gorman
Connor Quinn has a knack for scoring short-handed, so it was no surprise that the Quaker Valley star turned a shorty into his biggest goal. “Clearly, he’s dangerous on the penalty kill,” said Quaker Valley coach Kevin Quinn, Connor’s father. “If the other team makes a mistake, he’s ready to ...
PIHL Penguins Cup finals preview: Butler chasing 1st title
By Bill Hartlep
Winning the program’s first playoff game since 2004 was nice accomplishment for members of the Butler hockey team. They celebrated the feat after defeating third-seeded ...
Four WPIAL standouts capture gold on 1st day of PIAA championships
By Doug Gulasy
Matthew Kwalick didn’t want to come up short twice. Certainly not twice within an hour. Disappointed with his performance as part of Quaker Valley’s 200-yard medley relay team, a motivated Kwalick came from behind to win the 200 individual medley on the first day of the PIAA Class AA championships ...
Defending champion Quaker Valley reaches PIHL Class A final again
By George Guido
Quaker Valley needed some overtime, short-handed heroics to get back to the PIHL Class A title game. Junior Connor Quinn, with his team trying to stop ...
Horvath: Team was No. 1 for Quaker Valley boys basketball seniors
By Tribune-Review
It’s easy to tell a program is successful when it feels like the end of an era at the end of each season. That’s exactly where the Quaker Valley boys basketball team finds itself. The season ended unceremoniously in a 52-49 loss to Fairview in the opening round of the PIAA Class ...
Quaker Valley baseball reloading pitching staff behind ace Garbee
By Gary Horvath
Walk into one of the Quaker Valley baseball team’s practices and you won’t hear much at all outside of the thump of a ball hitting ...
New coaching staff brings new opportunity for Quaker Valley softball
By Gary Horvath
After finishing 0-10 in Section 1-AA play last season, it’s safe to say the Quaker Valley softball team is looking forward to starting over. A ...
Quaker Valley leaning on power play in PIHL playoffs
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley hockey coach Kevin Quinn was hoping for a better test in his team’s last game of the regular season. The Quakers cruised to a ...
Quaker Valley girls counting on experience at the PIAA swimming championships
By Karen Kadilak
Small in number, the Quaker Valley girls swimming team is counting on experience to help it at the PIAA Class AA championship meet next week ...
Quaker Valley boys basketball preparing for 4th straight PIAA playoff run
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley boys basketball team fell short of another upset performance and was eliminated in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals last week by No. ...
Quaker Valley chasing 4th straight hockey title
By Bill Hartlep 9:30 p.m.
For the past three seasons, members of the Quaker Valley hockey team have hoisted the PIHL Class A Penguins Cup championship trophy on the ice ...
Third-quarter run helps Seton-La Salle boys return to WPIAL title game
By Karen Price
Members of the Seton-La Salle boys basketball team were fine with this being a new season and a different team from the one that won ...
Quaker Valley swimming headed to states after winning first WPIAL title
By Gary Horvath
When the final event ended Satruday at the WPIAL Class AA swimming and diving championships at Pitt’s Trees Pool, the Quaker Valley boys weren’t entirely ...
Quaker Valley boys basketball reaches semifinals after upsetting Lincoln Park
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley senior Tyler Garbee headed to the bench with 2 minutes, 46 seconds remaining in the biggest game of his basketball career. He had just fouled out of the Quakers’ WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal matchup with No. 2 Lincoln Park on Monday at Ambridge after hitting a free throw to ...
Quaker Valley youth wrestling success making way for high school program
By Gary Horvath
If the recent past is any sign, the future of Quaker Valley wrestling is bright. The Quaker Valley Wrestling Association (QVWA) was founded three years ...
Quaker Valley boys swimming aiming for school history
By Gary Horvath
It would be hard for Quaker Valley swimming coach Sue Morgan to have a higher opinion of this season’s boys swimming team. “I’ve coached for a ...
Quaker Valley girls basketball positive at season’s end
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley girls basketball team closed out the season on a high note. Although the Quakers fell one win shy of reaching the WPIAL Class ...
Quaker Valley’s Kwalick set for WPIAL swimming return
By Karen Kadilak
Quaker Valley junior Matt Kwalick is looking forward to competing in the WPIAL Class AA boys swimming championship meet next week. Kwalick, a 17-year-old transfer from ...
Quaker Valley divers concerned with scoring changes
By Gary Horvath
With the WPIAL Class AA diving championship just two weeks away, Quaker Valley sophomore Reilly Diggins is starting to get nervous. It’s not her own ability ...

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