Volleyball

Chemistry key for Hempfield girls volleyball

Hempfield's girls volleyball team hopes it has found the missing ingredient to a championship season. After losing in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals the last three ...

Burrell volleyball opens eyes with fast start

Before the season started, Burrell girls volleyball coach Kourtney Foriska said her team was going to surprise some people. That prediction has come to fruition and ...

Coach, captains preach life lessons amid Penn Hills girls volleyball team's struggles

Everyone wants to win when playing sports, but the valuable lessons learned by participating in sports can have a more lasting impact. This is exactly ...

Gateway makes volleyball final 4 at Plum Invitational

The Gateway varsity girls volleyball team hoped to continue its strong start to the 2016 season with a first-place finish at Saturday's annual Plum Invitational ...

Upper St. Clair outside hitter Amos looks forward to joining sister at Duke

When it came to her collegiate volleyball career, Alex Amos knew she either would be playing with or against her sister. The Upper St. Clair junior ...

Franklin Regional girls volleyball team tops rival Norwin in five games

The Franklin Regional varsity girls volleyball team started the dual-match portion of its schedule two weeks ago with a 3-1 win against Section 3-AAAA foe ...

Consistency leads to McMaster's success with Norwin volleyball

Danielle McMaster can recall the first time she wanted to play volleyball in sixth grade. Turns out, the face she knew then is the very ...

Girls volleyball: Mustangs reach quarterfinals of tourney playoffs

The Plum varsity girls volleyball team had won its own invitational tournament the past five years, and Saturday, they hoped to make it six in ...

After stretch of losing seasons, Franklin Regional girls enjoying unbeaten run

Recent history hasn't been kind to the Franklin Regional girls volleyball team. The Panthers last made the WPIAL playoffs in 2009. The team went 0-12 in section ...

Pine-Richland volleyball driven by love

Months before her team's season began, Pine-Richland girls volleyball coach Amanda Fetter discovered some inspiration for her girls in an unlikely place. Fetter, a Coastal Carolina ...

Bishop Canevin volleyball relying on youthful lineup

A year after recording the best season in program history, the Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team is starting over. The Crusaders won both the WPIAL and ...

Birch, Yurkovich team leaders for Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball program

The Thomas Jefferson girls' volleyball team has talent and athleticism. Two integral players on this year's squad — Katie Birch and Morgan Yurkovich — were WPIAL ...

Plum hopes to defend invite championship

The Plum varsity girls volleyball team has established a tradition of strong play at their annual tournament at Plum High School. The Mustangs hope that continues ...

Gateway girls volleyball team off to strong start

The Gateway varsity girls volleyball team's experience with new section opponents went well in week one. The Gators swept past West Mifflin and Indiana last week ...

Veteran lineup provides hope for Seneca Valley volleyball

Seneca Valley's girls volleyball team believes this is the year to win. With nine seniors and eight juniors on the squad, the Raiders have one goal ...

Senior leadership hopes to propel Norwin volleyball

Call them the four seniors, co-captains, the four amigos. Whatever they would like to be called, if the Norwin volleyball team is to repeat its ...

Franklin Regional girls volleyball team takes 2nd at season-opening tournament

The Franklin Regional varsity girls volleyball team kicked off its season Saturday with a runner-up performance to Hampton at its annual season-opening tournament and gained ...

Penn-Trafford volleyball returning experienced roster

If experience counts for anything, the Penn-Trafford girls volleyball team could be in store for a good season. The Warriors return six starters from last season's ...

Back at setter, Morningstar returns to lead North Allegheny volleyball

Piper Morningstar knew her role with the North Allegheny girls volleyball team was going to change last season. Morningstar, who was an all-WPIAL setter as ...

Realignment has girls volleyball coaches preparing for unfamiliar opponents

There were 17 players on the 2015 Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team that went 24-3 and won the PIAA Class A title. Eleven were seniors. ...

Freeport girls volleyball remains team to beat

Coming off its third WPIAL championship in six years, Freeport girls volleyball has a couple of spots to fill for this season. But that's nothing ...

Franklin Regional girls volleyball team has pieces in place for section improvement

After a pair of frustrating 2-10 section records in 2014 and 2015, the Franklin Regional varsity girls volleyball team is ready make strides towards a ...

Coach optimistic about how Gateway girls volleyball team is coming together

Frank Stackiewicz is not an unfamiliar face at Gateway High School, nor is he new to local volleyball circles. The first-year Gators girls volleyball head ...

Senior-driven Brentwood girls volleyball team aiming for section success

The Brentwood girls' volleyball team will be senior-driven in 2016. There are nine seniors in the program, including returning starters Molly Huffman, Hannah Livingston and Emma ...

Baldwin girls volleyball team reigns as defending WPIAL champion

The Baldwin girls' volleyball team is a two-time defending WPIAL and section champion. Baldwin repeated as WPIAL Class AAA champion last year with a thrilling 3-2 ...

Seton-La Salle girls volleyball coach welcomes back experienced roster

The Seton-La Salle girls' volleyball team appears to be well-stocked with talent in 2016. There are nine letter winners on the squad, including five starters. Seniors ...

Plum volleyball gunning for a return to WPIAL postseason play

The Plum varsity girls volleyball team came very close to earning a WPIAL Class AAA playoff spot last season as it finished 8-6 in section ...

New faces dot Fox Chapel volleyball lineup

The Fox Chapel girls volleyball team finished with a 10-4 record in section play and ended up 12-5 overall last season. The Foxes' season ended ...

Step down in class has Hampton volleyball setting lofty goals

Fourth-year Hampton girls volleyball coach Matt Robertson hasn't coached a playoff game since he took over. That might change this year. A step forward in experience ...

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 ...

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