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Road woes linger for Quaker Valley bowling teams

By Karen Kadilak
Struggles on the road have hampered the Quaker Valley boys and girls bowling teams. The boys were 1-5 in Section 7 of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League entering Wednesday’s match at Northgate. The girls were 2-4. Results of Wednesday’s matches were unavailable before this edition’s deadline. Among the losses were setbacks to ...
Quaker Valley diver continues record pace
By Karen Kadilak
Quaker Valley junior Regis Conlin was on a record-breaking tear last month as a member of the Quakers’ swimming and diving team. Conlin bettered the boys ...
Quaker Valley hockey stringing together wins
By Matt Grubba
Entering this week, Quaker Valley hockey was a fourth-place team sitting just three points from the top of the Western Conference. Such is life in the ...
Bogats named Quaker Valley baseball coach
By Jasper Wilson
Though just hired as Quaker Valley’s baseball coach earlier this month, Dave Bogats often uses collective pronouns such as “our” and “we” when describing the program. It’s understandable that he so closely identifies with the team. He has had a presence within it for the last four years. An assistant coach ...
Young guards pacing Quaker Valley boys
By Kevin Lohman
There’s a lot to be said for varsity experience and the advantageous role it plays for successful WPIAL teams. But for the Quaker Valley boys basketball team the case seems entirely reversed, as the Quakers have coasted on contributions from a host of newcomers to obtain a record of 15-2 overall ...
Quaker Valley swimmers preparing for MAC meet
By Karen Kadilak
The Quaker Valley boys swimming team (8-0 overall and 2-0 in Section 2-AA) will be well represented at the Midwestern Athletic Conference championships Feb. 12-13 at Moon. Quaker Valley coach Sue Morgan said all the squad’s swimmers and divers have qualified. “(We) are swimming well right now,” Morgan said. “We had some ...
Quaker Valley girls look to rally toward WPIAL playoff berth
By Josh Rizzo
Emily Kraus doesn’t plan to stop chattering while playing defense. The 5-foot-9 senior guard recognizes the Quaker Valley girls basketball team needs to make an emphatic ...
Trio of guards provides balance for Quaker Valley boys
By Kevin Ritchart
Like many coaches across the WPIAL, Quaker Valley’s Mike Mastroianni sends three guards onto the floor to start every game. Call them what you want — ...
Quaker Valley’s Andrews sets school record in 500 free, closes in on another
By Karen Kadilak
After breaking one school record, Quaker Valley junior Maddy Andrews is aiming for another as a member of the Quakers girls swimming team. Andrews, 17, of ...
Quaker Valley hockey looks to improve defensively for season’s stretch run
By Kevin Ritchart
The Quaker Valley hockey team is giving up too many goals. Coach Kevin Quinn’s squad is surrendering a little more than three goals per game, ...
Sewickley Herald basketball roundup: Panthers fall to No. 1 Kennedy Catholic
By Matt Grubba
Even though it came in a losing effort, Chris Groetsch had a night to remember against the top-ranked team in the state. Groetsch scored a game-high ...
Quaker Valley diver Kirby chasing elusive trip to PIAA championship meet
By Karen Kadilak
A setback last season is motivating Quaker Valley senior Rebecca Kirby and, in the process, making her a leader on the Quakers girls swimming and ...
Quaker Valley swimmers prepare for section meets
By Karen Kadilak
Off to an impressive start, the Quaker Valley boys swimming team promises to be more formidable than last season, when it captured WPIAL and PIAA ...
Class AA heavyweights provide challenge for Quaker Valley boys in Section 5
By Kevin Ritchart
Quaker Valley boys basketball coach Mike Mastroianni doesn’t have to look far to find the cream of the crop in Class AA. Four of the ...
Quinn setting pace in Class AA for Quaker Valley
By Matt Grubba
Even a jump one classification higher hasn’t stopped a Quaker Valley player from being atop the PIHL’s scoring list. Senior Connor Quinn led Class AA in ...
Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy start boys basketball season 2-0
By Matt Grubba
Outdoors in Sewickley, Friday was Light Up Night. Indoors in Leetsdale, Friday became light up the scoreboard night for Quaker Valley. The Quakers’ boys basketball team ...
Quaker Valley boys swimmers out to defend titles
By Karen Kadilak
Bolstered by some new faces, the Quaker Valley boys swimming team looks forward to repeating as WPIAL and PIAA Class AA champion. The Quakers boys and ...
Quaker Valley bowling teams open with losses to NA
By Karen Kadilak
Loaded with underclassmen, the Quaker Valley boys and girls bowling teams are rebuilding and will be happy just to finish with winning records, coach Greg ...
Young Quakers again have high expectations
By Haley Sawyer
The Quaker Valley boys basketball team has two returning seniors. The group lost key players from last year’s team, whose season ended with a loss in ...
Quaker Valley players unable to advance to 2nd day of PIAA tennis
By Matt Grubba
A Quaker Valley trio wrapped up girls tennis season by going up against the state’s best. Senior singles player Farrah Bojalad and the doubles team of ...
Mackey’s 1st-place finish leads Sewickley Academy boys to runner-up spot at PIAA meet
By Karen Kadilak
The Sewickley Academy boys cross country team had mixed feelings about its performance at the PIAA Class A boys championship in Hershey last weekend. The Panthers ...
Vincentian’s Abdalah surges to 3rd consecutive PIAA cross country title
By Karen Price
HERSHEY — Saturday’s PIAA Class A cross country championship was too close for comfort for Vincentian junior Marianne Abdalah. The two-time defending PIAA champion couldn’t shake sophomore Emma Seifried of Country Day School of the Sacred Heart. Seifried overtook Abdalah on the difficult hills of the 3.1-mile course, then on ...
Quaker Valley closes football season on high note
By Matt Grubba
For the third consecutive year, Quaker Valley football is a winning program. The Quakers closed out their season on a high note by beating Laurel, 47-20, on Friday at Chuck Knox Stadium to clinch a 5-4 record and a 4-4 mark in the Midwestern Conference. QV won four of its final five ...
Quaker Valley’s4th straight postseason appearance short-lived
By Kevin Ritchart
Mike Vavrek just wrapped up his fifth year as the girls volleyball coach at Quaker Valley. He’s guided his team to the postseason in each of the past four years, but he’s hoping the Quakers have some deeper playoff runs in the near future. Quaker Valley’s season came to an end ...
Beaver Falls’ Perretta among 3 champs to defend titles at WPIAL meet
By Karen Price
Beaver Falls senior Dom Perretta ran through the finish line tape in his final WPIAL cross country meet with a time of 16 minutes, 15 ...
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