Volleyball

Baldwin volleyball finishes season with accolades
November 9, 2017
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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PIAA girls volleyball preview capsule: Freeport vs. Bald Eagle
volleyball playoffs preview capsule Class AA PIAA 1st round Freeport (21-3) vs. Bald Eagle (19-0) 5 p.m. Tuesday, Penn-Cambria Winner plays: Corry or Avonworth Service

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Freeport girls ready to rebound in PIAA tournament
Freeport girls volleyball coach Tom Phillips has been on the losing side in the WPIAL finals before, so while Saturday's 3-2 loss to Beaver in

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This Week on the TribLive High School Sports Network
We continue the postseason ride on The Highway to Heinz and The Road to RMU while we begin our high school winter sports action and hit the state playoffs in two other high school fall sports this week here on the new TribLive High School Sports Network. We continue our exclusive coverage of the 2017 […]

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Thomas Jefferson volleyball qualifies for PIAA tournament
It was perhaps the biggest victory of the WPIAL season for the Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball team. Considering the circumstances, it may have been the

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Hampton volleyball has solid encore season
November 5, 2017
Last year, Hampton volleyball was the talk of the town. The team made the WPIAL championships after more than a decade of missing the playoffs.

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NA, Knoch, Beaver, B.Canevin Win 2017 WPIAL Girls Volleyball Crowns
Three top-seeds, North Allegheny, Knoch and Bishop Canevin, finished number one in the end and were crowned new champions in their classification. The lone exception was #2-seed Beaver in Class 2-A, which edged two-time defending champion Freeport in a five game thriller to win the schools first ever girls volleyball title. Here are ALL the results […]

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North Allegheny Sweeps Past Armstrong for WPIAL 4-A Volleyball Gold
After falling in the WPIAL Finals in 2014 and 2015 and getting bounced in the quarterfinals in 2016. The Lady Tigers finally got over the hump sweeping Armstrong 3-0 to capture their first WPIAL championship since 2013. The first set started off strong as North Allegheny jumped out to a 9-3 lead. Kayla Dinkins accounted […]

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Knoch, Knoch – Who’s There? – WPIAL 3-A Girls Volleyball Champion Knights
It takes a high level of dedication and commitment to continue to pursue a championship for 32 seasons without ever winning one, but that’s what Coach Geist has done coaching the girls’ volleyball team at Knoch High School. The top seeded Knights ended that championship drought, winning the Girls 3A WPIAL Championship three sets to […]

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Beaver Dethrones Freeport to Win WPIAL Girls Volleyball 2-A Crown
Last year, Freeport and Beaver met at Baldwin High School in the WPIAL Class 2A Volleyball Championship match.  Freeport won the match 3-1, winning back-to-back district titles. 364 days later, Beaver got their revenge. They defeated Freeport in an instant classic, winning the match 3-2 (18-25, 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, 15-13) for their first WPIAL Volleyball […]

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Bishop Canevin Back on Top in WPIAL 1-A Girls Volleyball
It is an odd year for the Bishop Canevin volleyball team. And that’s a good thing. The Lady Crusaders defeated Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in straight sets (25-19, 25-22, 25-23) to win the 2017 WPIAL Class 1A Championship. It is the third championship in five years for Bishop Canevin, who also won in […]

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North Allegheny sweeps Armstrong for 5th WPIAL girls volleyball crown
November 4, 2017
From the first week of the season through Saturday's Class AAAA girls volleyball finals, North Allegheny was atop the Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association rankings,

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Hempfield girls volleyball falls short of PIAA tournament berth
The Hempfield girls volleyball team's hopes of returning to the PIAA tournament fell short Saturday. The Spartans lost 3-0 to 2016 champion Seneca Valley in

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Knoch tops Montour for 1st WPIAL girls volleyball championship
Dianne Geist has been coaching the Knoch girls volleyball program for 31 years, and after a long road she and her Knights reached the pinnacle

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Beaver defeats Freeport in 5 sets to capture 1st WPIAL volleyball title
Macy McElhaney rose up at the net, blocked a kill attempt and the ball fell to the other side of the court and with it

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Bishop Canevin claims WPIAL Class A volleyball title
Last year, the players on the Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team stood in a line, some with tears in their eyes, watching Greensburg Central Catholic

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