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Community rallies around Waynesburg girls basketball player who suffered stroke on court

Almost three weeks ago, Waynesburg's Morgan McDowell underwent emergency surgery after suffering a stroke during a basketball game. Since then, her mother said, she has ...

Waynesburg wrestlers look to take the next step

Colin McCracken had made it to overtime. And he had victory in his grasp. Moments away from qualifying for his first PIAA wrestling tournament, the sophomore ...

Derry shuts out Waynesburg but falls short in bid for playoff berth

Derry entered the regular-season finale against Waynesburg on Friday knowing if it won and Brownsville defeated Burgettstown that it would advance to the WPIAL playoffs. The ...

Strong serves lead No. 2 West Shamokin to 1st-round win

West Shamokin volleyball cruised past Waynesburg in Thursday's WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff match at Norwin. Sweeping the 15th-seeded Raiders (14-4), 25-9, 25-18, 25-11, the ...

Trib Cup: Waynesburg girls soccer returns to postseason

It may have taken some time, but the Waynesburg girls soccer team is playing the way Joe Kijowski envisioned when he took over as the ...

Franklin Regional's Lee named Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee did something this year that many in his shoes might not have — wrestled at a higher weight so his ...

Waynesburg senior Headlee defeats country's top-ranked at 132 to claim WPIAL Class AAA title

Waynesburg senior A.C. Headlee couldn't wait to face two-time WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA champion Luke Pletcher of Latrobe. He got his chance Saturday at the ...

Several big rematches are likely for WPIAL Class AAA postseason

About a month ago, Hempfield senior Sam Krivus and Penn-Trafford sophomore Cameron Coy ceased training together when they crossed paths at Young Guns Wrestling Club ...

Shaler's Schwartz, Vincentian's Abdalah earn PIAA cross country titles 

HERSHEY— Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz and Vincentian Academy sophomore Marianne Abdalah achieved their goals Saturday at the PIAA cross country championships. Both attacked the 3.1 mile ...

HS highlight reel: Sarra returns to coach Waynesburg

Dave Sarra can't stay away from Waynesburg coaching jobs. After one season as assistant under Drew Schifino, Sarra returns to lead Waynesburg's boys basketball team, ...

Gorman: A WPIAL playoff drought about to end

One of the longest WPIAL playoff droughts will end Friday night, but at the expense of another. That adds intrigue to the Interstate Conference chase ...

Sluggish start dooms Southmoreland in loss to Waynesburg

What was close to being a night of celebration turned into a night of utter misery for the Southmoreland football team at Russ Grimm Field ...

HS highlight reel: Central Catholic's Joseph commits to PSU

Given a choice between NCAA wrestling perennial powerhouses, Central Catholic senior Vincenzo Joseph sided with the program that includes more familiar faces. Joseph committed to ...

H.S. Picks catches Bucco Fever

Even though it's high school football season, H.S. Picks has the Pirates on his mind. Maybe that explains his subpar performance so far. Picks was 33-7 ...

High school notebook: Lincoln Park seeking co-op for girls basketball

Lincoln Park will add a girls basketball team this winter, and already it's drawing WPIAL scrutiny. The Midland charter school asked to form cooperative agreements ...

Group of 3-year starters to lead Waynesburg

Entering the third season in his second stint as the football coach at Waynesburg, Russ Moore has seen a lot of changes since his first ...

Waynesburg outslugs Freeport to advance to second round

Even short-handed, Freeport was able to produce runs, but the Yellowjackets couldn't keep Waynesburg off the scoreboard. Both offenses were clicking, but fifth-seeded Waynesburg was able ...

WPIAL softball tournament preview

WPIAL softball tournament Class AA No. 12 seed Freeport (10-4) vs. No. 5 Waynesburg Central (12-8) 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hempfield Winner plays: No. 4 ...

Peters Township, Penn-Trafford standouts to meet with finals berth on the line

HERSHEY — Peters Township senior Tyler Buckiso and Penn-Trafford freshman Cam Coy are headed for round three. The two have met twice this wrestling season ...

WPIAL wrestling semifinals pack punch

If you're a fan of wrestling, then you won't want to miss the WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA Wrestling Championship semifinals Saturday at Canon-McMillan, especially ...

HS Buzz: WPIAL wrestling Century Club getting crowded

Fourteen WPIAL wrestlers entered this season with more than 100 wins. Eight more joined the Century Club before this weekend's tournaments — Waynesburg's AC Headlee ...

Brashear, Uniontown coaches censured by WPIAL after soccer forfeits

The Canon-McMillan boys soccer team did nothing wrong. That was the WPIAL Board of Control's ruling following claims to the contrary from Brashear coach Abby Phillips, ...

Waynesburg next foe for Soutmoreland

Last season, the Waynesburg Red Raiders were one of the youngest teams in the Class AA Interstate Conference. Their starting positions on the field were filled ...

Experience to pay dividends for Waynesburg

Despite suffering through a humbling 1-8 season a year ago, the Waynesburg football team took a lot of steps toward building its future. The Raiders, coach ...

Southmoreland boys basketball team loses regular-season finale

Monday's season finale was a reflection of the whole season for the Southmoreland boys basketball team. The Scotties put in the effort, tried to fight ...


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