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Baldwin, Seton-La Salle seniors receive all-state recognition at PIAA golf championships

By Ray Fisher
Two local senior golfers — Baldwin’s Zack Taylor and Seton-La Salle’s Joey Walz — have earned all-state plaudits. The top 10 boys in each classification …
Ford City volleyball team advances to WPIAL semifinals with 3-1 win over Seton-La Salle
By Matt Grubba
A hiccup midway through its WPIAL quarterfinal couldn’t stop Ford City from extending its final volleyball season. The fourth-seeded Sabers dropped the second set but …
Passionate approach on the pitch promotes success
By Ray Fisher
There are 11 players on a soccer field — normally two forwards, four midfielders, four defenders and one goalkeeper. The forwards, also known as attackers …
South Fayette offense rolls past Seton-La Salle
By Gary Horvath
Top-ranked South Fayette showed Friday just how big of a gap there is between it and the rest of the Century Conference. The defending WPIAL …
Statewide HSFB notebook: After blackout, McDevitt downs Cedar Cliff in two-day game
By Staff Reports
Bishop McDevitt senior and Penn State recruit Andre Robinson returned to action after missing five games with a bone bruise near his right knee. Robinson, the reigning Class AAA Player of the Year, carried 23 times for 224 yards and two touchdowns during the Crusaders extended 49-33 win over Cedar …
High school football notebook: Central Catholic readies for sell-out at Highmark
By Chris Harlan
Central Catholic is ready for its first sellout on the South Side. Athletic director Chuck Crummie said the Vikings expect a capacity crowd Friday night when Pine-Richland visits Highmark Stadium. Both teams are undefeated and tied atop the Quad North. Central Catholic is ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA. Pine-Richland …
Thomas Jefferson senior looking forward to RMU volleyball career
By Ray Fisher
Volleyball notes, and more, from around the South Hills: Thomas Jefferson’s Allie Yurkovich, a senior outside hitter, is a Robert Morris University volleyball recruit. “I …
Seton-La Salle’s Walz rolls to victory at PIAA Western Regional
By Paul Schofield
Seton-La Salle senior Joey Walz wasn’t pleased with her performance at the WPIAL Class AA golf championship on Sept. 29. Walz placed third that day …
Feisty Seton-La Salle beats Quaker Valley
By Kevin Ritchart
A 36-yard field goal by senior kicker Justin Nedzesky as time expired in the first half proved to be the decisive score in Seton-La Salle’s 24-14 Century Conference victory over Quaker Valley at Chuck Knox Stadium on Friday night. After taking a 17-14 lead into the locker room at the …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Seton-La Salle’s Tyler Perone
By Bill West
Seton-La Salle senior quarterback Tyler Perone spent just a few moments chatting with Rebels alum Bruce Gradkowski before the Sept. 26 game at which the …
Seton-La Salle football squad gears for Quakers, Jackson
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle’s offense has picked up steam at just the right time. Senior quarterback Tyler Perone has connected on 35 of 44 passes for 521 yards and 10 touchdowns in the Rebels’ last two games, including a spectacular 330-yard, five-touchdown performance last week against East Allegheny. Perone has thrown for …
‘There’s no place like home’ for Seton-La Salle football team
By Tribune-Review
As Dorothy repeated several times in the well-known movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” there’s no place like home. Is that indeed the case? The Seton-La Salle football team, which usually plays its home games at Chartiers Valley Stadium, rolled past East Allegheny last week 36-0 in a Century Conference game …
McKinley-Lewis displays prominent playmaking abilities for Rebels
By Ed Phillipps
One of the first things Damon Rosol did when he took over the Seton-La Salle football team was review game tape from the 2013 season. …
HS highlight reel: Ambridge contests McGinnis transfer
By Tribune-Review
Ambridge will contest senior Stephon McGinnis’ transfer to Aliquippa, leaving the senior ineligible for now. The WPIAL received transfer paperwork Monday morning without a signature of approval from Ambridge’s principal, executive director Tim O’Malley said. As a result, the WPIAL will hold an eligibility hearing for McGinnis, a standout football …
Seton-La Salle shuts out East Allegheny
By David Whipkey
East Allegheny coach Dom Pecora knew his team would have a tough time containing Seton-La Salle. The No. 3 Rebels (6-0, 6-0) made quick work of the undermanned Wildcats, 36-0, in a Century Conference clash Friday at Baldwin. “We played hard, but there is a reason why they are so …
Sister Act: Seton-La Salle grads now soccer teammates at Carlow
By Brian Knavish
It’s often been said that certain teammates are “like sisters.” With one local duo on the Carlow University women’s soccer team, there’s no “like” about …
Seton-La Salle football team to play Friday at Baldwin Stadium
By Ray Fisher
Seton-La Salle will host East Allegheny in a Century Conference football clash Friday at Baldwin Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m, and tickets will be available at the gate. It will be youth night and pink-out night for the Rebels, who improved to 5-0 overall and in conference play last …
Walz places third at WPIAL golf finals
By Jennifer Goga
Seton-La Salle senior Joey Walz was leading at the WPIAL Class AA girls’ golf finals Monday after shooting a 39 before the turn at Willowbrook …
HS highlight reel: Pa. teams among nation’s winningest
By Tribune-Review
Four Pennsylvania high schools appeared this week on a MaxPreps-compiled list of those with the most football wins. The lone WPIAL member was New Castle at No. 46, listed with 707 wins. The others were No. 6 Mount Carmel (816), No. 15 Berwick (771) and No. 28 Steelton-Highspire (742). Valdosta, …
Area gridders have their favorites when it comes to teammates’ monikers
By Ray Fisher
We often hear how a particular football team is “like family,” whether at the high school, college or professional level. There are many family chores …
Thomas Jefferson girls win section showdown versus Seton-La Salle
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson girls’ volleyball team has been dominant in the first half of the section season. The Lady Jaguars socked section foe Seton-La Salle …
Seton-La Salle outlasts Steel Valley
By Mark Kaboly
Seton-La Salle coach Damon Rosol paused for a second when he heard the number. “Four? I thought we had more,” he said. Yeah, it wasn’t …
Undefeated Seton-La Salle, Steel Valley meet with Century lead at stake
By Dave Mackall
This is the sort of thing that sparks tough talk about the Century Conference, arguably the strongest assemblage of Class AA teams in the WPIAL. It’s also an example of why “there are no easy games” in the Century. No. 3 Seton-La Salle and No. 10 Steel Valley, unbeatens, meet …
Thomas Jefferson hosting Seton-La Salle in important girls volleyball match
By Ray Fisher
The date has been circled on their calendars since the start of the season. Seton-La Salle visits Thomas Jefferson tonight, Thursday, for a gigantic Section 6-AA girls’ volleyball match. “It is an important section match,” Ron Kelly, TJ’s head coach, said. “One of the keys will be who serves and …
Newman thrilled to sign with Division I Cleveland State
By Ed Phillipps
When Nicolete Newman signed to play basketball at Cleveland State University, it was almost a dream of hers coming true. Almost, because the reality is …

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