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New coach, same expectations for Seton-La Salle football team

By Brian Knavish
There’s always a degree of anticipation surrounding the start of the football season. When a team has a new head coach, that anticipation is heightened. …
HSFB preview by position: Touches tough to come by for elite receivers
By Chris Harlan
one of the best receivers in the WPIAL had just 11 catches last season. Clairton’s Aaron Mathews, a talented 6-foot-5 junior, was in the backfield …
Football coaches offer insight on heat acclimation process
By Ray Fisher
While the official start of high school football practice took place earlier this week, it wasn’t the first time any of the players stepped on …
Seton-La Salle volleyball strives to repeat as section titlist
By Ray Fisher
Kevin Hummert, veteran head coach of the Seton-La Salle girls’ volleyball team, greeted three returning starters to the lineup at the start of preseason practice …
South Hills squads set for scrimmages Saturday morning
By Ray Fisher
High school football scrimmages are right around the corner. Teams prepare for a season by participating in two scrimmages, usually one in the morning and another, a week later, at night. The end of the first week of preseason drills for high school football teams means one thing — it’s …
HSFB preview by position: The spread is spreading for quarterbacks
By Chris Harlan
Not long ago, high school coaches settled for a quarterback who could throw or run. Now, many want one who does both. With pass-oriented spread …
Seton-La Salle alumni contest serves as fundraiser, social event
By Ray Fisher
The Seton-La Salle boys’ soccer alumni game was initiated last year. The 2014 edition will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 at Merrick …
Seton-La Salle boys’ soccer alumni game set for Aug. 9
By Ray Fisher
The 2014 Seton-La Salle boys’ soccer alumni game is set for Aug. 9 at Merrick athletic field. Game time is 5:30 p.m., which will be preceded by a registration/warmup session and recognition ceremony at 5 p.m. The cost per player is $20, which includes a Seton-La Salle T-shirt and food. …
Seton-La Salle grad a former two-sport star
By Brian Knavish
Any time she was on the basketball court, Beth Wertz-Brubach was a star. And when she walked onto the softball diamond? Same thing. Star. But …
Two-sport athlete at Seton-La Salle earns Eagle Scout award
By Jennifer Goga
Jacob Blahut is anything but peaceful when he’s tackling and defending opponents on the football and lacrosse fields at Seton-La Salle. But the 17-year-old Blahut …
Seton-La Salle WR commits to Toledo
By Chris Harlan
Enticed by Toledo’s offensive style, Seton-La Salle’s Danzel McKinley-Lewis verbally committed to play football for the Rockets. The 6-foot, 180-pound wideout will be a senior …
Seton-La Salle wins Trib Cup
By Ray Fisher
It was a chart-topping athletic year at Seton-La Salle High School in 2013-14. Seton-La Salle was recognized recently as the Class AA division winner of the second annual Trib Total Media/WPXI High School Sports Award. This award, also known at the Trib Cup, is based on how high schools across …
Boehme, Wilke, Popa propeled Seton-La Salle offense in 2014
By Ray Fisher
One of the main ingredients in the highly successful 2014 recipe for the Seton-La Salle baseball squad was its hitting. The WPIAL Class AA runner-up …
Seton-La Salle softall team set to move into new section
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle has won or shared the Section 1-AA championship for the past four years, winning 46 of their past 48 section games. The Lady …
Seton-La Salle grad Simmers named lacrosse all-star at Seton Hill
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle graduate Emma Simmers, a midfielder on the Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse team, continues to receive accolades for a spectacular 2014 season. Her …
Lady Rebels win rivalry game, advance to PIAA playoffs
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle clinched a spot in the PIAA Class AA playoffs with a 3-2 win last week against section rival Keystone Oaks. Officials called the contest due to weather in the sixth inning. “As expected, the game was a battle like a rivalry game should be,” Jay Krull, Seton-La Salle’s …
WPIAL runner-up Seton-La Salle bounced in PIAA’s 1st round
By Chris Harlan
ERIE — The dreaded WPIAL championship hangover claimed another team. Seton-La Salle stranded eight runners and made three fielding errors in Tuesday afternoon’s first-round loss …
Seton-La Salle graduate named lacrosse all-star
By Tribune-Review
Allegheny College senior Carly Minsterman, a Seton-La Salle High School graduate, has been selected to play in the 2014 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association North-South …
Steel Valley rallies to capture its 1st WPIAL baseball championship
By Chris Harlan
Three times Steel Valley was down to its final strike. And three times the Ironmen came through. “We’ve had great timing all year,” said Jesse …
Breaking down the WPIAL baseball championships
By Compiled By Chris Harlan
Class AAAA Baldwin vs. Seneca Valley 5 p.m. Wednesday, Consol Energy Park No. 2 Baldwin (16-2) Coach: Dan Caponi No. Name Pos. Yr. 21 Nick Bernick SS Sr. 24 Morgan Schmitt 1B Jr. 9 Tom …
Deer Lakes routs Seton-La Salle to earn trip to finals
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Now there’s that offense Deer Lakes softball fans have been waiting for. An offense that hadn’t shown up in two previous playoff games came out …
Seton-La Salle advances to WPIAL title game
By George Guido
Seton-La Salle has “walked-off” its way to the WPIAL Class AA championship game. For the second consecutive game, the Rebels pulled out an extra innings …
Seton-La Salle grad Simmers named All-American in women’s lacrosse
By Tribune-Review 9:00 p.m.
Seton-La Salle graduate Emma Simmers, a redshirt junior member of the Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse team, closed out a spectacular 2014 season with a …
Seton-La Salle’s Wright hoping to repeat as WPIAL qualifier in discus
By Jennifer Goga
The Seton-La Salle track and field program doesn’t have enough members to compete officially as varsity team. But despite its size, the Seton-La Salle squad …
Seton-La Salle grad Minsterman at center of historic Allegheny run
By Brian Knavish
The Allegheny College women’s lacrosse team is in the midst of the best season in program history, and a local product is a major reason …

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