Volleyball

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 ...

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 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 ...

WPIAL Class AA consolation volleyball capsule: Deer Lakes vs. Montour

Class AA consolation No. 3 Deer Lakes (13-4) vs. No. 5 Montour (8-5) 8 p.m. Friday at Baldwin Coaches: Zak Roberts, Deer Lakes; Mike ...

Deer Lakes volleyball falls in straight sets to BCCS

Early in its WPIAL semifinal match, it looked like Deer Lakes finally might have the right solution to its persistent postseason problem with Beaver County ...

Beaver County Christianvolleyball team continues to vex Deer Lakes in playoffs

Deer Lakes has lost to Beaver County Christian in the WPIAL Class AA volleyball playoffs three out of the past four seasons. That includes Tuesday's 3-0 ...

Ambridge chasing 5th straight WPIAL volleyball title

Ambridge outside hitter Anthony Baronio and his senior teammates have never known anything but winning in the WPIAL Class AA boys volleyball playoffs, but Baronio ...

Deer Lakes volleyball out for revenge against playoff nemesis Beaver County Christian

Beaver County Christian has knocked Deer Lakes out of the WPIAL boys volleyball playoffs two of the last three years, including a 3-1 win over ...

Deer Lakes volleyball, softball shine at this time of year

In many ways, this time of year at Deer Lakes is no different than at any other school. There's prom, concerts, finals, even a little ...

Deer Lakes volleyball rolls past TJ

The remaining teams in the WPIAL Class AA boys volleyball playoffs may want to move into the slow lane. No. 3 seed Deer Lakes is ...

Thomas Jefferson boys volleyball grabs section title

It has proven to be one of the stronger teams in boys' volleyball history at Thomas Jefferson. TJ clinched first place in Section 3-AA this ...

Deer Lakes volleyball earns No. 3 seed, 1st-round bye

Deer Lakes finds itself exactly where it expected for the WPIAL boys volleyball playoffs. Coming off their first Section 2-AA championship since 2012, the Lancers ...

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