Volleyball

South Fayette, Chartiers Valley gear up for girls volleyball season as section foes

The South Fayette girls volleyball team reached the top of its section last season. Chartiers Valley came up a game short of the playoffs. This ...

Quaker Valley volleyball to rely on 4 returning starters

Despite losing a handful of starters from a playoff squad, the Quaker Valley girls volleyball team has its sights set on going further this year. What ...

Shaler golf team looks to break through after promising 2015

The Shaler boys golf team hit a recent high point with a 5-5 finish last season under John Brough. In Brough's 11 years with the ...

Bonk sisters embark on first season as Plum girls volleyball coaches

Fraternal twin sisters Carly and Kelsey Bonk made names for themselves as softball players at Valley, helping lead the team to a WPIAL title in ...

Twin sisters are ready to lead Plum volleyball squad

Fraternal twin sisters Carly and Kelsey Bonk made names for themselves on the softball diamond at Valley High School — helping lead the team to ...

Stackiewicz back on Gateway volleyball court as girls coach

Frank Stackiewicz is back coaching volleyball at Gateway, and this time he takes the reins of the Gators girls program. A teacher in the Gateway School ...

Different kind of vacation for Seneca Valley volleyball players

Summer vacations usually involve plenty of rest and relaxation. For four Seneca Valley athletes, their journeys away from home consisted of mainly volleyball. Seniors Matt Gagnon and ...

North Allegheny's Barton excels in 'different world' with USA deaf men's volleyball

Having a hearing impairment never led to North Allegheny senior MJ Barton feeling ostracized. Barton, who is classified with severe to profound hearing loss, has ...

Twins to play key role for Fox Chapel volleyball

Desirae and Dominique Buccigrossi, rising seniors on the Fox Chapel girls volleyball team, are confident their final high school season will include an appearance in ...

Trib Cup: Ambridge volleyball celebrates special season

Just a little over a year ago when the Ambridge boys volleyball team's season ended with a PIAA first-round loss, coach Glenn Freed and the ...

Penn-Trafford boys volleyball made history this season

The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball program rose to new heights in 2016. After the program's first-ever section and WPIAL titles, along with its best finish in the ...

Ambridge boys volleyball falls short in state championship match

UNIVERSITY PARK — Ambridge's hopes of upsetting reigning three-time state champion Northeastern on Saturday peaked late in the first set of the PIAA Class AA ...

Ambridge boys set to play for state championship

Consistency has been a major reason the Ambridge boys volleyball team earned a berth in Saturday's PIAA Class AA boys volleyball championship. It also is the ...

Future promising for North Allegheny volleyball

Blistering spikes from Eric and Luke Visgitis allowed the North Allegheny boys volleyball team to put WPIAL champion Penn-Trafford on its heels during the PIAA ...

Penn-Trafford meets its match in PIAA volleyball semifinals

CHAMBERSBURG — After the third set of Wednesday night's PIAA Class AAA boys volleyball semifinal, Penn-Trafford knew it needed to take a moment to regroup. Losing by 12 ...

Ambridge volleyball rallies to reach state final

Classes are finished for the year at Ambridge, but there was one more lesson the Bridgers had to teach: Resiliency. Ambridge bounced back from a ...

Penn-Trafford volleyball edges North Allegheny in Schall family feud

What excited 6-foot-5 Penn-Trafford outside hitter Brendan O'Toole divided Rich Schall. O'Toole wanted to help the Warriors topple perennial power North Allegheny in the PIAA Class ...

Schall's dedication has built Penn-Trafford volleyball into a champion

Brendan O'Toole was furious at his mom while he took a shower and got ready for school in the morning. The 6-foot-5 outside hitter for the ...

Trib Cup: WPIAL champion Penn-Trafford volleyball exceeds expectations

The Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team has surprised even itself this season. Despite entering the year with a strong team that advanced to the second round ...

Shaler boys volleyball gains valuable experience it hopes to carry into next season

The Shaler boys volleyball team spent the past two seasons in Section 3-AAA with young rosters taking their lumps. Titans coach Paul Stadelman hopes the experience ...

Saegertown too much for Deer Lakes in PIAA opener

MEADVILLE — The first PIAA volleyball playoff appearance for Deer Lakes in four seasons was a short one. The Lancers bowed out with a 3-1 loss ...

Seneca Valley volleyball hopes to build off experience

One wave graduates from the Seneca Valley boys volleyball team, but another arrives. The Raiders bid farewell to a 10-member senior class following the squad's ...

Deer Lakes volleyball to meet Saegertown in PIAA 1st round

Class AA PIAA first round Deer Lakes (14-4) vs. Saegertown (14-1) 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Meadville High School Coaches: Zak Roberts, Deer Lakes; Justin ...

Norwin boys volleyball hopes to rebuild for 2017

Norwin's boys volleyball team did not benefit from the luck of the draw this year. The Knights hoped they'd be on the other side of the ...

Penn-Trafford boys volleyball savors first WPIAL title

Walking into the gym at Baldwin for the WPIAL Class AAA boys volleyball title match, Penn-Trafford's Brendan O'Toole knew he wasn't going to walk away ...

Penn-Trafford, Beaver County Christian capture 1st WPIAL volleyball titles

Jim Schall's Penn Trafford boys volleyball team had already won two sets in the WPIAL Class AAA title game, but instead of feeding off its ...

Deer Lakes rallies past Montour for final spot in PIAA Class AA tournament

After losing the first set, Deer Lakes started the second set strong and eventually earned the final PIAA Class AA volleyball berth with a 3-1 ...

Penn-Trafford volleyball chasing 1st WPIAL title; Ambridge looks for 5th straight

The Penn-Trafford community has rallied around its top-seeded boys volleyball team and celebrated Tuesday night after the Warriors advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA title ...

North Allegheny volleyball falls short in WPIAL semifinals

Dan Schall didn't want the North Allegheny boys volleyball team to be confused. Beating Fox Chapel, 3-1, April 26 at home didn't mean the Tigers were ...

Gorman: Bethel Park's Dixon digs a WPIAL title

Jake Dixon has a WPIAL silver medal hanging in his bedroom, a daily reminder of his chance at a championship. The three-sport star has Bethel ...

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