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NA freshman Morningstar honored by PrepVolleyball

By Katie Foglia
At North Allegheny Senior High School, where athletics like girls volleyball have a history of success, it can be hard to stand out. But freshman ...

Kittanning volleyball coach Klingensmith takes pregnant pause
By Matt Grubba
Kara Klingensmith wasn’t expecting to get the Armstrong volleyball coach job. Instead, there’s something much bigger she’s expecting. Klingensmith, Kittanning’s volleyball coach the past six ...
Longtime Deer Lakes coach Tatrn feels future is uncertain
By Bill West
Rick Tatrn sat in the Deer Lakes gym in late September and stared at the banners on the wall. Tatrn, Deer Lakes’ boys volleyball coach for ...
Plum resident Kolenik selected to all-state volleyball team for Serra Catholic
By Michael Love
Lauren Kolenik again was a big presence this past fall for the Serra Catholic varsity girls volleyball team in WPIAL Class A. The Eagles relied on ...
3 sets of siblings help Greensburg Central Catholic volleyball achieve championship success
By Kevin Lohman
It was a dream season for Rachel Moore, Leah Bisignani, Megan Stunja and the Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball team. The trio of seniors helped ...
Thomas Jefferson girls’ volleyball team flourishing
By Ray Fisher
The Thomas Jefferson girls’ volleyball team chalked up one of the greatest seasons in school history. Thomas Jefferson finished as the WPIAL Class AA runner-up in ...
Seton-La Salle netters receive postseason accolades
By Ray Fisher
Seven members of the Seton-La Salle girls’ volleyball team have been lauded as all-section players this year. Laura Nath and Morgan Henderson, both senior outside hitters, ...
Brentwood volleyballs looks back on season
By Ray Fisher
The Brentwood girls’ volleyball team ended up in fifth place in Section 2-A this season. The Lady Spartans posted a 2-8 section record, to finish behind ...
Baldwin netters land WPIAL accolades
By Ray Fisher
The postseason accolades are pouring in for the WPIAL Class AAA champion Baldwin girls’ volleyball team. Three Baldwin players have been lauded as all-WPIAL selections — ...
3 Gateway volleyball players nab all-section honors
By Michael Love
The Gateway varsity girls volleyball team, under first-year head coach Greg Lockley, placed a trio of players on the Section 4-AAA all-star team. The list was compiled based on votes and discussion of the section’s seven head coaches. Junior middle hitter Pazia Scott and fellow junior Lauren Bolen, an outside hitter, both ...
Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball wins 1st state title
By Matt Grubba
After swinging away for five sets, Leah Bisignani’s softest touch of the night scored the biggest point. Bisignani had a match-high 25 kills, including the match-winning ...
Greensburg Central Catholic sets sights on PIAA volleyball gold
By Bill West
Rather than run practice, Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball coach Heather Meyer gave her players the day off Wednesday and afforded the Centurions time to ...
Baldwin’s resolve proves victorious in PIAA quarterfinal round
By Ray Fisher
The Baldwin-Seneca Valley match in the PIAA quarterfinals turned into two hours of gut-wrenching drama. The Lady Highlanders, displaying unbelievable resolve, outlasted their WPIAL rivals by a 3-2 score Saturday at North Allegheny High School. The two squads split decisions in the first four games, then see-sawed back and forth in the ...
Norwin volleyball proud of season despite early playoff exit
By Alex Oltmanns
After winning the WPIAL Section 1-AAA title last season and advancing to the PIAA playoffs, the Norwin girls volleyball team had high expectations entering the ...
Volleyball is a therapeutic endeavor for Baldwin’s Voelker
By Ed Phillipps
It was the night before the WPIAL championship volleyball match, and Mackenzie Voelker had no feeling in her right foot. “I remember praying, ‘God, just let ...
Moran a motivational force as ultimate ‘team player’ at Thomas Jefferson
By Ed Phillipps
Now that the Thomas Jefferson volleyball season is over, Madison Moran may have to go shopping. For the past month, Moran and her teammates had been ...
Gorman: A new story for O’Briens
By Kevin Gorman
Mallory O’Brien has heard all about her aunt playing for WPIAL and PIAA volleyball titles at Baldwin and her uncle coaching its 1988 hockey state champions. So it meant the world to the junior setter to see Julie (O’Brien) Happe and John O’Brien in the bleachers when Baldwin won its ...