Hempfield edges Latrobe, pulls into 1st-place tie with rival Wildcats
January 23, 2018
Another game against a top rival turned into another PIHL victory for the Hempfield Spartans on Monday night. And you could imagine the joy just

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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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Latrobe duo sets school records during indoor meet
January 22, 2018
Three Latrobe athletes set school records at the first Tri-State Track Coaches Association indoor meet of the season Saturday at Edinboro. Sydney Mizikar set a

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Several WPIAL athletes earn top honors at weekend indoor track events
Athletes from several dozen WPIAL and City League teams descended on Edinboro University on Saturday for the first Tri-State Track Coaches Association meet of the

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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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Westmoreland roundup: Belle Vernon boys top Monessen
January 20, 2018
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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Britt becomes Woodland Hills’ all-time leading scorer in win over Latrobe
Getting stops was never going to be enough for the Latrobe boys basketball team. Woodland Hills guard Armani Obringer had his breakaway dunk attempt turned

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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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PIHL releases all-star rosters for Jan. 28 games
January 18, 2018
The four PIHL all-star games will be Jan. 28 at Robert Morris University's Island Sports Center, and the rosters for those contests were released Wednesday

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Girls basketball teams begin 2nd half as part of 3 things to watch Thursday in WPIAL athletics
January 17, 2018
The start to the second half of section play in WPIAL girls basketball gets off to a bit of a slow start Thursday night with

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Latrobe upsets Class 6A No. 2 Penn Hills
This was a gut check for the Latrobe basketball team. After an embarrassing loss at Fox Chapel on Friday, the Wildcats were down 10 points

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Wrestling notebook: Section tournament berths up for grabs Wednesday
January 16, 2018
There is a lot on the line Wednesday for the final wrestling section matches in the WPIAL. Section titles and section team tournament berths are

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Latrobe tandem Sherback, Willochell tries to stay sharp
Brady Sherback and Gabe Willochell haven't made any reservations for Hershey in early March. But that's where the two Latrobe wrestlers hope end up on

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No. 4 Latrobe girls earn overtime win over Penn Hills
Latrobe's free-throw shooting warmed up when the Wildcats needed it most on Monday night. They made a total of 13 from the stripe in the

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Jim Nesser to coach against former Jeannette squad
January 14, 2018
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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Fox Chapel defense stymies Latrobe boys in Section 3 win
January 12, 2018
Latrobe has pulled its starters in the fourth quarter of big games before. But that was when it had commanding leads that made for anticlimactic

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Westmoreland basketball notebook: Kallock among Greensburg Salem’s all-time scorers
Greensburg Salem junior combo-guard Megan Kallock is on her way to chasing some of the big names on the program's scoring list. Only a junior,

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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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