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Ringgold still looking for girls basketball, baseball, softball coaches

By Jeff Oliver
The “Help Wanted” sign for coaches at Ringgold is getting dusted off yet again and is on display as the district is still seeking new coaches for girls’ basketball, baseball and softball. The district will be advertising for a third time to find a girls’ basketball coach to replace Laura ...

Seton-La Salle sophomore selected for Queen of Diamonds softball showcase event
By Ray Fisher 11:57 a.m.
Sarah Cornell, a sophomore at Seton-La Salle, has been selected to compete this weekend in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase South ​in Spartanburg, S.C. Cornell will ...
Albert Gallatin softball’s Walls bounces back after temporary paralysis
By Les Harvath
To casual observers who watched the Albert Gallatin-Greater Latrobe girls softball game this past season, a pair of remarkable diving catches by Lady Colonials senior ...
Trinity’s Gray named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Karen Price
Player of the Year Olivia Gray Trinity, SENIOR, shortstop Four-year starter Olivia Gray was accustomed to batting leadoff and collecting hits like they were ...
Hempfield’s Ryan named Greensburg Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Karen Price
Player of the Year Morgan Ryan Hempfield, Sophomore, Pitcher Morgan Ryan was a good pitcher as a freshman, but during her sophomore year the ...
Deer Lakes’ Edwards named Valley News Dispatch Softball Player of the Year
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Player of the Year Tiffany Edwards Deer Lakes, Senior, Pitcher For years, Tiffany Edwards worked at her family’s business, Edwards ...
Deer Lakes softball well-represented on coaches’ Class AA all-state team
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Deer Lakes took its place among the best softball teams in the state two weeks ago when it reached the PIAA championship game in State ...
Hempfield softball team could have pieces in place for return to PIAA playoffs
By Paul Schofield
It’s not far-fetched to think Hempfield and Cumberland Valley may meet again in the 2016 PIAA Class AAAA softball playoffs. Both teams will return numerous starters, ...
Parshall, Mularski garner 1st Team all-state honors
By Jeff Oliver
It’s no secret that Belle Vernon Area had an amazing year in softball, winning the WPIAL Class AAA championship. And 2015 wasn’t too bad for Yough, ...
Seton-La Salle softball program to miss Dadig, Zola
By Ray Fisher
Two of the top softball players Western Pennsylvania this past season were Seton-La Salle seniors Dani Dadig and Lauren Zola. “Words cannot explain what Lauren Zola and Dani Dadig have done for the Seton-La Salle softball program,” Jay Krull, the Lady Rebels’ head coach, said. “Lauren and Dani have written their legacies ...
BVA’s WPIAL title is 200 times better
By Jeff Oliver
When Belle Vernon Area scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Yough, 5-4, in the May 28 WPIAL Class ...
Zola, Dadig leave a lasting legacy for Seton-La Salle softball program
By Ray Fisher
The senior members of the Seton-La Salle softball program had a fabulous four-year run during their varsity careers. Seton-La Salle was a section champion and WPIAL ...
Yough ace Mularski named Daily News Softball Player of Year
By Ed Phillipps
Yough softball pitcher Macy Mularski is a standout player, but she also is a team player. For her, individual success doesn’t matter much without the ...
Sun shines on BVA’s parade of champions
By Jeff Oliver
It was only fitting. On a day when the Belle Vernon Area community honored a softball team that only a year before won just five games ...
Steel Valley’s Janov wins Daily News Coach of Year
By Alex Oltmanns
Matt Janov has drawn on the experience he has gained during his tenure in the Steel Valley softball dugout. Serving as an assistant coach from ...
Prospects remain bright for Deer Lakes softball
By Bill Beckner Jr.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Deer Lakes softball coach Craig Taliani likes to say the difference between travel softball and high school softball is that the former ...
Deer Lakes falls to Holy Redeemer in PIAA softball championship game
By Bill Beckner Jr.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Their faces long and their eyes rimmed in red, Deer Lakes softball players left the field at Penn State feeling emotions they ...
Trinity falls in PIAA Class AAA softball championship game
By George Guido
UNIVERSITY PARK — Trinity came up short in its first PIAA softball final appearance Friday at Penn State’s Nittany Lion Softball Park. Bethlehem Catholic scored runs ...
PIAA Class AA softball championship notebook: Deer Lakes’ 2nd loss similar to 1st one
By Bill Beckner Jr.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Deer Lakes coach Craig Taliani said his players were “lights out by 11” the night before the PIAA Class AA softball championship. ...
BVA’s Parshall first team all-state choice
By Jeremy Sellew
It’s been a whirlwind of a season for Belle Vernon Area’s Bailey Parshall. A freshman, Parshall made her debut for the varsity softball team. After struggling ...
Previewing the 2015 PIAA baseball and softball championships
By Compiled By  trib Total Media
Below is a look at the PIAA baseball and softball championship games involving WPIAL teams. Class AAA baseball Knoch vs. Abington Heights Noon ...
PIAA Class AA softball championship capsule: Deer Lakes vs. Holy Redeemer
By Tribune-Review
PIAA Class AA softball championship Deer Lakes (24-1) vs. Holy Redeemer (22-1) 10 a.m. Friday, Nittany Lion Softball Park, University Park Coaches: Craig Taliani, Deer ...
Belle Vernon to honor WPIAL softball champs with parade
By Jeff Oliver
Belle Vernon Area will pay homage to its WPIAL champions – the girls’ softball team and track standout Gianna Gaul – with a parade through ...
Hempfield’s postseason run falls just short of title game
By Paul Schofield
CRESSON — When heavy rains postponed Monday’s PIAA Class AAAA softball semifinal game between Hempfield and Cumberland Valley at Bald Eagle Area, the consensus from ...
PIAA championship notebook: Valley state champs advise to ‘soak it up’
By Bill Beckner Jr.  and Doug Gulasy
Teams can get swept along by the hype of playing in their first state championship game, but the A-K Valley’s most recent softball state champions ...
Deer Lakes’ state title-game run started in Myrtle Beach
By Bill Beckner Jr.
As their bus bounced along highways and byways on a long road trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Deer Lakes softball players passed the time with ...
Trinity softball rallies to reach its 1st PIAA championship game
By Karen Price
After the postgame jumping, hugging, cheering celebration of Trinity’s 3-2 win over Bellwood-Antis in the PIAA Class AAA semifinals died down Tuesday, Hillers senior third ...
Deer Season continues: Lancers headed to first state championship after 4-3 win
By Bill Beckner Jr.
SLIPPERY ROCK — Message received: Deer Lakes is playing for keeps. Pushed to the brink in what has been a season of cushiony wins, the Lancers ...
Hutchinson’s heroics secure Deer Lakes’ victory
By George Guido
SLIPPERY ROCK — After missing out what could have been the catch of the year — or at least the PIAA tournament — Deer ...
Gorman: A new target for Deer Lakes’ Taliani
By Kevin Gorman
Maria Taliani slammed a shot off Slippery Rock’s scoreboard in her first at-bat, so her second time up, the Deer Lakes star saw the homemade ...
Deer Lakes softball, Knoch baseball rained out in PIAA semis
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Due to rain, the Deer Lakes-Cambridge Springs PIAA Class AA softball semifinal scheduled for Monday was postponed until 1 p.m. Tuesday at Slippery Rock. Meantime, the ...
PIAA postpones semifinal games
By Tribune-Review
Rain and thunderstorms forced the PIAA to postpone nine baseball and softball semifinal games Monday, including five involving WPIAL teams. The games were all moved to Tuesday. In baseball, Shaler (20-5) will play District 1’s North Penn (21-4) at 3 p.m. at Greene Township Park in Scotland. Knoch (21-2) will play ...
PIAA softball semifinals preview: Hempfield chases berth in finals
By Paul Schofield
The last time the Hempfield softball team won 20 games was in 2001. That’s also the last time the team reached the PIAA semifinals. Hempfield (20-2) ...
PIAA Class AA softball semifinals preview: Deer Lakes vs. Cambridge Springs
By Tribune-Review
Deer Lakes (23-1) vs. Cambridge Springs (18-4) UPDATE: Moved to 1 p.m. TUESDAY at Slippery Rock University (rain) Coaches: Craig Taliani, ...
Deer Lakes softball making some noise
By Bill Beckner Jr.
When things get too quiet around the Deer Lakes softball dugout, senior pitcher Tiffany Edwards turns up the volume. Deer Lakes likes to tee it up ...
Hempfield again bests North Allegheny to advance to PIAA semis
By George Guido
Hempfield pitcher Morgan Ryan doesn’t mind putting her fielders in charge. With two strikeouts Thursday, Spartans defenders recorded the other 19 outs, including the final one. ...