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Seton-La Salle baseball’s outlook good for next season

By Ray Fisher
The Seton-La Salle baseball team qualified for the WPIAL Class AA playoffs for a third consecutive season in 2015. The Rebels lost to Quaker ...
Seton-La Salle edges Steel Valley in extra innings to advance to PIAA tourney
By George Guido
Seton-La Salle pitcher Lauren Zola said she has no plans on becoming a trapeze artist. But she put on quite a high wire act in Tuesday’s ...
Seton-La Salle’s Caragein chosen to play in national lacrosse tournament
By Jennifer Goga
Olivia Caragein has only been playing lacrosse since she was a freshman, but the Seton-La Salle junior already has accomplished a lot in three short ...
Four South Hills athletes selected for baseball all-star showcase
By Ray Fisher
Four area senior athletes have been selected to play in this year’s WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association all-star doubleheader showcase. The doubleheader will be held June 7 ...
Seton-La Salle softball team breezes to section title
By Ray Fisher
The Seton-La Salle softball team entered the WPIAL Class AA playoffs with seven players hitting .300 or better. Little wonder that, with such a powerful ...
Softball strikeout specialists prove to be game changers in WPIAL
By Bill Hartlep
It wasn’t long ago that a talented pitcher led Yough to a WPIAL softball championship. With a mix of power and finesse, Nicole Sleith struck out ...
Seton-LaSalle receiver McKinley-Lewis stars for West in Pa. all-star win
By Gordie Jones
DOWNINGTOWN — It was an all-star game, but it meant something to Seton-LaSalle wide receiver Danzel McKinley-Lewis. The trophy he earned meant something to his coach. McKinley-Lewis returned a first-quarter punt 74 yards for a touchdown and was named West MVP as he and his teammates held off the East, 21-19, in ...
Seton-La Salle’s Ford big hit as sophomore
By Chris Harlan
Paris Ford has a few favorite football players, including two safeties who retired years before he was born. “His dad used to put old NFL ...
WPIAL players interrupt spring sports for PSFCA East-West Game
By Chris Harlan
Seton-La Salle’s Danzel McKinley-Lewis could catch fly balls and fly routes in the same week. A senior outfielder for the school’s baseball team, the Toledo-bound ...
Area coaches adapt to adverse weather conditions
By Ray Fisher 9:00 p.m.
The weather. It seems to be a sore subject every spring. And this year is no different as baseball and softball teams scramble to revise schedules ...
Zola dominant on mound for Seton-La Salle softball team
By Brian Knavish 9:00 p.m.
Dominating. That’s how Seton-La Salle softball coach Jay Krull described senior pitcher Lauren Zola. “Dominating is a fair word to describe how she’s pitched,” Krull said. ...
Roundball Classic roundup: Small-school boys teams engage in shootout
By George Guido
It was a breakneck pace in the Roundball Classic game between the smaller boys schools Saturday. The Class AA all-star team outscored the Class A squad ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Central Catholic’s Bricen Garner, Seton-La Salle’s Raja Rutherford
By Alex Oltmanns
Bricen Garner School: Central Catholic Year: Junior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Garner took first place in both the long jump (21-2) and ...
Seton-La Salle volunteer photographer hanging up camera
By Ed Phillipps
While working his day job, he is Robert G. DelGreco Jr., Esquire, prominent Pittsburgh attorney with a who’s who client list that has included professional ...
Blackhawk’s Omogrosso, Vincentian’s Wise named state’s players of the year
By Staff Report
Blackhawk’s Chassidy Omogrosso and Vincentian Academy’s Brenna Wise continue to defend their titles. Less than two weeks after they each helped their girls basketball teams ...
Trib Cup: North Allegheny, Blackhawk, Seton-La Salle, Vincentian lead winter standings
By Alex Oltmanns
More than just a recognition of marquee sports like football and basketball, the Trib Cup tabulates a collection of sports, acknowledging the success of Western Pennsylvania high school athletics. Entering the home stretch of this year’s prep sports calendar, four schools excelled during the winter season as the top point scorers ...
Gorman: Multiplying a hoops issue
By Kevin Gorman
We can go round and round on the problems that persist within PIAA athletics, but one has proof on paper. Make that the scoreboard. Private schools are dominating girls basketball to the degree that they’re making a mockery of our championship events. We saw record blowouts in back-to-back days at the PIAA ...
Seton-La Salle softball aiming for 5th straight section title
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle was co-section champion in 2014, advanced to the WPIAL semifinal round, and qualified for the state playoffs for the first time in 30 ...
Seton-La Salle girls basketball team peaks with 8-game playoff run
By Ed Phillipps
There was a point early in the girls’ basketball season when Seton-La Salle, considered the top team in Class AA, didn’t even look like a ...
Seton-La Salle coach’s system validated with back-to-back berths in WPIAL finals
By Ed Phillipps
The seniors on this year’s Seton-La Salle boys’ basketball team were freshman athletes when Mark Walsh took over as head coach. When Walsh first stood in front of his new team, he stressed that if players bought into the system, worked together, and had fun, good things would happen. After advancing to ...
Gorman: Public v. private debate rages on
By Kevin Gorman
Amid the biggest blowout in PIAA girls basketball finals history, Old Forge students started chanting, “Public school champs ... and we don’t recruit!” That a private school, Vincentian, handed Old Forge a 48-point loss in the Class A championship game didn’t sit well with the small town of 8,000. “When you ...
Gorman: Seton-La Salle will go down in history
By Kevin Gorman
HERSHEY A tear trickled down Spencer Stefko’s cheek, knowing he had coached Seton-La Salle’s seven seniors for the final time. “It would’ve felt this bad even if we would’ve won,” Stefko said. Maybe not, but Stefko’s sentiment is understandable. This was the first team to play for a state title in ...
Seton-La Salle girls fall short in Class AA final
By Chris Harlan
HERSHEY — Neumann-Goretti certainly played like the best team in the country. With a roster heavy in college recruits and ranked No. 1 nationally by ...
Defending champs Blackhawk, Seton-La Salle, Vincentian to face familiar foes in PIAA title games
By Chris Harlan
When everyone else had eyes on the top-ranked girls team in the country, Neumann-Goretti turned its attention to Seton-La Salle. “We have some unfinished business from ...
Virgara joins Riverhounds soccer team this season
By Ray Fisher
Local product Anthony Virgara has agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for the 2015 United Soccer Leagues season. He is one of 10 midfielders on ...

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