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Recent play of goalie Harkins allows Quaker Valley hockey’s offense to thrive

By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley hockey team got a clear reminder last week of who their difference makers are. The Quakers played Freeport to a 1-1 tie ...
Moon wrestling fighting through injury bug
By Gary Horvath
Moon wrestling coach Mitch Marcaskey has been disappointed after his team’s most recent tournament performances. That’s not to say he’s been disappointed in the members ...
Short-handed Quaker Valley hockey survives against Freeport
By Gary Horvath
Since the start of the season, Quaker Valley hockey coach Kevin Quinn has been watching the young players on his team develop as varsity athletes. A ...
Quaker Valley boys basketball falls to No. 1 Aliquippa
By Gary Horvath
In Friday’s game against Aliquippa, the Quaker Valley boys basketball team had a chance to put itself in the driver’s seat in the race for ...
Quaker Valley girls basketball hopes to improve in season’s second half
By Gary Horvath
Despite a fast start in section play, the Quaker Valley girls basketball team has found itself playing catch-up at the midway point of the season. The Quakers (7-6, 3-3) defeated McGuffey and Keystone Oaks in their first two section games before dropping five of their next six games, including three section ...
Trib Cup: Quaker Valley boys again off to fast start
By Alex Oltmanns
Advancing to at least the WPIAL quarterfinals every season since 2010-11, the Quaker Valley boys basketball team has grown accustomed to winning. This season is no ...
Quaker Valley football coach to receive Semper Fi honor from Marines
By Gary Horvath
Later this month, John Tortorea will be honored for the work he has done off the field as the coach of the Quaker Valley football ...
Mixed bag for Quaker Valley swim teams
By Gary Horvath
Last week’s West Allegheny Christmas Invitational wasn’t quite the meet the Quaker Valley swimming and diving teams were hoping for. For many schools in attendance, the ...
Quaker Valley guard Oliver thrives after years of adversity
By Gary Horvath
Before the start of the season, Quaker Valley boys basketball coach Mike Mastroianni knew he had a secret weapon. The rest of the WPIAL would know ...
Quaker Valley girls basketball team looks to rebound in new year
By Alex Oltmanns
After a quick 2-0 start in WPIAL Section 5-AAA, the Quaker Valley girls basketball team found itself back at .500 at the start of the ...
Harlan: Narduzzi’s hiring thrills pair of Pitt recruits
By Chris Harlan
Tre Tipton has an advantage over most Pitt recruits. The Apollo-Ridge senior already has met the new Panthers coach and endorses him wholeheartedly. “I like the hire,” Tipton said. “I love the hire, actually.” He met Pat Narduzzi last summer in East Lansing, Mich. Tipton attended a Michigan State camp ...
Youth has Moon wrestling back to winning
By Gary Horvath
Keegan Forsythe may attend Quaker Valley High School, but once school is out, he’s a Moon Tiger. Forsythe, a freshman, is one of five Quaker Valley ...
Quaker Valley football moving to new conference
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley football team is going through a good bit of change this offseason. On top of graduating its most successful class of seniors in years, the Quakers will be leaving the Century Conference for the Midwestern Athletic Conference, or the MAC, the WPIAL announced last week. The move was ...
First loss wakes up Quaker Valley boys basketball
By Gary Horvath
For the first time this season, the Quaker Valley boys basketball team showed some weaknesses. Heading into last Tuesday’s section matchup against Our Lady of ...
Quaker Valley rower wins Central Catholic biathlon
By Karen Kadilak
Competing for the fifth year, Quaker Valley senior Max Rom was happy to win for the first time at the Central Catholic Biathlon on Dec. 13. Rom, 17, completed 10,000 meters on an ergometer at the Three Rivers Rowing boathouse on Washington’s Landing and a six-mile run on a riverfront trail ...
Quaker Valley girls basketball poised to win now
By Gary Horvath
Karen Pugh has begun to see the results of all the work the Quaker Valley girls basketball team put in since the beginning of last ...
High school notebook: WPIAL adjusts to accommodate Armstrong merger
By Chris Harlan
To accommodate the Ford City-Kittanning merger, the WPIAL slightly altered four football conferences and will schedule games next season with the City League. The WPIAL Board ...
Youth providing Quaker Valley hockey with answers
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley hockey team finally seams to have more answers than questions. At the beginning of the PIHL season in October, the Quakers knew ...
Spacing gives edge to Quaker Valley boys basketball
By Gary Horvath
Just three games into the season, it’s pretty clear that Quaker Valley senior forward Chris Conlan is back into the basketball groove. Conlan, who is committed to William and Mary to play football next year, has had no problem trading in his cleats for sneakers and has started the season ...
Quaker Valley swimming, diving squads seeking another record season
By Gary Horvath
Last year, the Quaker Valley boys and girls swimming and diving teams each had their best season in program history. When this season is over, coach Sue Morgan thinks her teams will be saying the exact same thing. The Quakers — who are a cooperative team with Sewickley Academy — finished second ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Quaker Valley’s Chris Conlan, Vincentian’s Brenna Wise
By Brian Graham
Chris Conlan School: Quaker Valley Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: A William & Mary football recruit, Conlan scored 20 points and nabbed 10 ...
Quaker Valley girls basketball hopes to find consistency
By Gary Horvath
Since the start of last season, the Quaker Valley girls basketball team at times has shown moments of being brilliant and other times brutal. That’s how ...
Quaker Valley boys basketball seniors ready for their time
By Gary Horvath
After finishing as the section runner-up for six straight seasons, the five seniors on the Quaker Valley boys basketball team are hoping this is the ...
Former Quaker Valley quarterback Conlan turns out a winner
By Gary Horvath
During his time on the Quaker Valley football team, Pat Conlan was not often described as a winner. The Quakers won just one game across Conlan’s ...
Quaker Valley pitcher Garbee lands at Akron
By Gary Horvath
Quaker Valley senior Tyler Garbee knows where the next step in his baseball career will take him, but that doesn’t mean he’s ready to relax. Garbee ...

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