Coaches, players reunite on Westmoreland basketball courts
January 23, 2018
High school basketball season in Westmoreland County has been about getting reacquainted. Relationships seem to be sewn tight into the county's fabric, no matter where

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High school roundup for Jan. 22: Allderdice boys take down Class 5A No. 1 Mars
Allderdice boys basketball flexed its City League muscles Monday night. Just three days after defeating Westinghouse in a league showdown, the Dragons took down one

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Westmoreland high school week ahead: Week of Jan. 22, 2018
January 21, 2018
MONDAY Girls basketball Tasked with having to rally from a slow start, Greensburg Central Catholic (7-6, 6-2 Section 3-2A) has answered the call. The Centurions

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WPIAL roundup: Top-ranked Trinity girls beat Upper St. Clair
Riley DeRubbo had 16 points and eight assists as Class 5A No. 1 Trinity (13-3) beat Upper St. Clair (6-6), 63-46, in nonsection play. Alayna

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Leechburg boys hand Jeannette its 1st section loss
January 20, 2018
When Leechburg standout Christian Hack is being guarded closely, Blue Devils coach Corey Smith urges John Miskinis to pick up the slack. That's what happened

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Westmoreland roundup: Belle Vernon boys top Monessen
In nonsection play, Cameron Nusser scored 25 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Class 4A No. 5 Belle Vernon (10-4) to a 73-60 victory

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High school notebook: Options growing for Penn-Trafford Gay IV
One of the top rushers in Westmoreland County is in no rush to make his college decision. John Gay IV, a football standout at Penn-Trafford,

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Hempfield’s Sliwoski, Jeannette’s Kennedy to play in all-star game
Hempfield senior Justin Sliwoski and Jeannette senior Robert Kennedy are among a group of Western Pennsylvania football player who have accepted invitations to play in

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High school roundup for Jan. 19: North Hills boys upset No. 4 Butler
January 19, 2018
Kam Taylor scored 35 points, including 19 in third quarter as North Hills upset No. 4 Butler, 82-55, in a Section 1-6A boys basketball game

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Westmoreland County basketball notebook: Jeannette’s Dymond shines bright
Dymond Crawford grew up watching Ciara Gregory launch 3-pointers and light up the scoreboard at Jeannette. andquot;I thought it would be pretty cool if that

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Westmoreland athletes of the week: Monessen’s Lyndon Henderson, Jeannette’s Dymond Crawford
January 17, 2018
Lyndon Henderson School: Monessen Sport: Basketball Class: Junior Claim to fame: Henderson, who is averaging 20 points, scored 32 to lead Class A No. 5

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Pryor’s agent donates to Jeannette’s championship-ring cause
Jeannette received some help from an old friend in its quest to get its football team championship rings. Former star quarterback Terrelle Pryor presented a

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Jeannette pulls away from rival Greensburg C.C. for Section 1 victory
Jim Nesser knows Jeannette basketball always has speed and athleticism, having seen it when he coached there for three years during the Terrelle Pryor era.

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GCC girls overcome Crawford’s big night, top Jeannette
January 16, 2018
Greensburg Central Catholic thought about employing a andquot;Dymond-and-1andquot; defense Monday night. Jeannette junior guard Dymond Crawford has feeling it from the perimeter, getting to the

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Sewickley Academy moves to No. 2 in state basketball rankings
January 15, 2018
Sewickley Academy moved up to No. 2 in the Class 2A boys basketball state rankings this week, the highest ranking for a WPIAL team. Other

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Westmoreland high school week ahead: Week of Jan. 15, 2018
Highlights of the week ahead in Westmoreland high school sports: MONDAY Girls basketball After absorbing its first section loss, Belle Vernon (8-4, 5-1) hits the

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Jeannette ‘rock stars need some bling’
Jeannette wants to ring in the new year. The Jayhawks football team, which won WPIAL and PIAA Class A titles, has started an online fundraiser

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More WPIAL basketball players heading to prep school for opportunities
January 14, 2018
Better competition leads to better scholarships. That is the rallying cry for a wave of local high school basketball players who jettisoned school pride, left

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Jim Nesser to coach against former Jeannette squad
When Jim Nesser returned to coaching, he knew he would run into some old friends. And when he took the job at Greensburg Central Catholic,

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Jeannette football raising money for championship rings
January 12, 2018
Jeannette is still ring-chasing. The Jayhawks football team, which won WPIAL and PIAA Class A titles, has started an online fundraiser to raise money for

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