Volleyball

Westmoreland County high school notebook: Hempfield’s Schade signs with Eastern Kentucky
January 6, 2018
A trip to the WPIAL volleyball semifinals in the fall was more rewarding than Kierstin Schade could have imagined. Schade helped underdog Hempfield reach the

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Hempfield’s Schade signs with Eastern Kentucky
January 4, 2018
A trip to the WPIAL volleyball semifinals in the fall was more rewarding than Kierstin Schade could have imagined. Schade helped underdog Hempfield reach the

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North Allegheny volleyball team recognized for championship season
December 21, 2017
The North Allegheny girls volleyball team was honored Thursday for finishing its fall season ranked No. 27 in MaxPreps' national rankings. At an afternoon assembly,

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Freeport volleyball celebrates special season
November 20, 2017
The Freeport girls volleyball team scheduled its season-closing banquet for Sunday evening no matter how far it advanced in the WPIAL or state playoffs. It

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2017 PIAA State Girls Volleyball Results – NA, Knoch & Freeport Win Gold
History was made at this years girls volleyball state championships as the district came away with not one, not two but three PIAA titles. The WPIAL had never won three state crowns before and the last time they won two in the same year was 26 years ago in 1991. But this year the three […]

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North Allegheny Sweeps Bishop Shanahan To Capture PIAA Class 4A Volleyball Championship
November 19, 2017
By Michael Love for TribLive.com North Allegheny made it a 3 for 3 sweep for the WPIAL as it captured the PIAA Class AAAA girls volleyball championship Saturday with a 3-0 victory over District 1 champion Bishop Shanahan. Freeport (AA) and Knoch (AAA) had already won PIAA titles during the day of championship volleyball at […]

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Knoch Outlasts Allentown Central Catholic To Win PIAA Class AAA Volleyball Title
November 18, 2017
By Michael Love for TribLive.com JOHNSTOWN — Knoch and Allentown Central Catholic went five games in their PIAA Class AAA championship match at Richland High School, and the Knights outlasted the Vikettes to claim the PIAA Class AAA state championship. Knoch captured Game 1, 26-24, but Allentown Central Catholic responded with wins in Game 2 […]

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Freeport Rallies Past Delone Catholic To Capture 1st PIAA Volleyball Title
By Michael Love for TribLive.com The Freeport girls volleyball team has realized its dream of winning a PIAA championship. The Yellowjackets defeated Delone Catholic on Saturday afternoon to claim the Class AA title at Richland High School. Freeport (25-3) lost the first game 25-23 but came back to sweep the next three games, 25-9, 25-23 […]

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North Allegheny sweeps Bishop Shanahan to capture PIAA Class 4A volleyball championship
Every member of the North Allegheny girls volleyball team wasn't born when the program last won a PIAA championship. The Tigers captured three straight Class

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Knoch outlasts Allentown Central Catholic to win PIAA Class AAA volleyball title
JOHNSTOWN — The Knoch girls volleyball team saw its 2016 season come to an end in the PIAA quarterfinals. From that loss, the Knights players

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Freeport rallies past Delone Catholic to capture 1st PIAA volleyball title
JOHNSTOWN — Freeport knew all about having to rally in the PIAA playoffs. The Yellowjackets lost the first game against District 10 champion Corry in

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Freeport volleyball braces for another district champion in bid for 1st PIAA title
At the time the Freeport girls volleyball team played District 6 champion Bald Eagle and District 10 champ Corry in the PIAA Class AA first

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Freeport girls volleyball set to wrap up season in PIAA title game
November 17, 2017
The Freeport girls volleyball team will hold its final practice of the season Friday afternoon. For the team members, it is expected to be a

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Freeport girls avenge loss to Beaver, advance to PIAA title game
November 14, 2017
Hannah Mason got pretty emotional in anticipation of the final point that clinched the Freeport girls volleyball team's first-ever trip to the PIAA championship game.

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Girls volleyball players earn All-WPIAL honors
The All-WPIAL girls volleyball teams were announced Tuesday. The 2017 first-team honorees are: Class AAAA Alex Amos, Upper St. Clair, sr., OH; Erin Carmody, North

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Freeport volleyball ready for rematch with WPIAL champion Beaver
November 13, 2017
As soon as Freeport finished its four-game victory over Corry on Saturday in the PIAA Class AA girls volleyball quarterfinals at Slippery Rock High School,

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Amid program’s best run, Freeport girls volleyball team still hungry
The Freeport girls volleyball team celebrated making school history Saturday with dinner and a movie. After beating defending state champion Corry to become the first

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Freeport volleyball knocks off defending PIAA champs to advance to semifinals for first time
November 11, 2017
There will be a new PIAA Class AA champion in girls volleyball. Freeport stopped District 10 champion Corry's run to a repeat with a 3-1

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Freeport volleyball hoping to reach 1st PIAA semifinals, but reigning champ stands in way
November 10, 2017
Haley Graham remembers the feeling, just two years ago, when Freeport last made it to the PIAA Class AA quarterfinal round. The junior middle hitter

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Balanced attack guides North Allegheny to WPIAL volleyball title
November 9, 2017
Being star struck by professional athletes at the North Allegheny girls volleyball matches isn't something freshman Paige Miller thinks much about. Her teammates never talk

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Baldwin volleyball finishes season with accolades
The Baldwin girls volleyball team played with a chip on its shoulder this season. It resulted in a third section title in four years and

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Freeport volleyball’s stellar defense must step up vs. Corry
The Bald Eagle Area and Freeport girls volleyball teams were going back and forth early in the third set of Tuesday's PIAA Class AA first-round

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Freeport sweeps into PIAA girls volleyball quarterfinals
November 7, 2017
CRESSON — The Freeport girls volleyball team ran the gamut of emotions after Saturday's five-set loss to Beaver in the WPIAL Class AA championship game.

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WPIAL Alum Q&A – Zoe Pawlak
November 6, 2017
Although Freeport came up short of capturing its third-consecutive girls’ volleyball title last week, the Yellowjackets have been a powerhouse program for the past decade. While the team has featured several elite competitors over the years, perhaps nobody had a great impact than Zoe Pawlak. Pawlak, who now plays at Loyola University, is this week’s […]

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Plum volleyball turns focus to future
When the season began, Plum girls volleyball had several goals set, including improving its standing within Section 4-AAAA and making a return trip to the

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