Author: David Bohr


Mt. Lebanon seniors Reagan Murdoch, Brooke Collins and Ashleigh Connor hug at midcourt after time expired in the PIAA Class 6A state championship game against Plymouth-Whitemarsh on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh derails Mt. Lebanon in Class 6A state title game
March 26, 2022
HERSHEY – Mt. Lebanon fell in the PIAA Class 6A girls basketball championship game 60-40 to Plymouth-Whitemarsh at the Giant Center on Saturday evening.

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Chartiers Valley’s Perri Page hugs Natalia Palumbo as they leave the court after the PIAA Class 5A state championship game against Cardinal O’Hara on Friday, March 25, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Cardinal O’Hara shuts down Chartiers Valley in state title game again
March 25, 2022
HERSHEY – For the second consecutive year, Chartiers Valley lost to Cardinal O’Hara in the PIAA girls basketball Class 5A championship game, dropping a 42-19 decision Friday evening at Giant Center.

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Neshannock’s Mairan Haggerty (34) celebrates with Megan Pallerino and Addilae Watts after defeating Southern Columbia in the PIAA Class 2A state championship game Friday, March 25, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Neshannock girls capture 1st PIAA Class 2A championship
HERSHEY — Neshannock returned to Giant Center 12 months after losing in the state final and redeemed itself on Friday afternoon, defeating Southern Columbia, 62-56, to claim its first PIAA Class 2A girls championship.

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Hampton’s Zach Panza (left) celebrates with Holden Pritts as time expires in the PIAA Class 3A championship game against Archbishop Wood on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Hampton boys soccer claims state championship with shutout
November 20, 2021
HERSHEY — Hampton won the PIAA Class 3A boys soccer title 1-0 over Archbishop Wood on Saturday night at Hersheypark Stadium, capping a successful weekend of WPIAL soccer that saw five state championships for local teams.

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The Mars girls soccer team celebrates with the state championship trophy after defeating Radnor, 2-1 in double overtime, in the PIAA Class 3A final on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Mars edges Radnor in double overtime to secure PIAA girls soccer 3-peat
HERSHEY — Mars won its third straight PIAA Class 3A girls’ soccer title, but Saturday’s win held as much drama as the first two championships combined.

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Conestoga’s Jayce Tharnish (left) celebrates his goal next to Seneca Valley’s Nathan Prex during the PIAA Class 4A championship game on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
In battle of unbeatens, Conestoga gets past Seneca Valley in 4A boys state final
November 19, 2021
HERSHEY – Two unbeaten combatants, no matter how good, cannot not both escape a state title game undefeated.

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The Moon girls soccer team celebrates with the state championship trophy after defeating Conestoga, 2-0, to win the PIAA Class 4A final on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Rising up to the challenge, Moon girls soccer team wins 1st Class 4A state title
HERSHEY – Moon has a new trophy, and it may look a touch different from the ones the Tigers earned in the past.

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Pennsylvania blanks Maryland in annual Big 33 football game
May 31, 2021
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania defeated Maryland, 20-0, in the 64th Annual Big 33 Classic on Monday afternoon at Central Dauphin Middle School.

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Burrell’s AJ Corrado removes his headgear after being defeated by Caleb Dowling of St. Joseph’s in the PIAA Class AA 152-pound final Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Burrell’s Corrado, Oswalt come up short in quest for PIAA wrestling gold
March 7, 2020
HERSHEY — Burrell came home from the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Saturday with two silver medals.

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Burrell’s Ian Oswalt wrestles Adam Jacob of East Pennsboro in a Class AA 132-pound quarterfinal bout at the PIAA championships Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Burrell’s Corrado, Oswalt to wrestle for PIAA Class AA gold
March 6, 2020
HERSHEY — Burrell will have two wrestlers competing for gold medals Saturday at the PIAA Class AA championships at Giant Center.

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Kiski Area’s Jack Blumer listens to coach instruction while wrestling against Colby Romjue of Susquehannock in the PIAA championships Friday, March 6, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Kiski Area’s Blumer dominant in PIAA wrestling quarterfinals victory
HERSHEY — Jack Blumer of Kiski Area is making his last wrestling trip to Hershey a memorable one.

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Kiski Area’s Jack Blumer works against Lower Merion’s James Lledo in the 160-pound weight class during the PIAA Class AAA championships Thursday at Giant Center in Hershey.
Kiski Area’s Blumer stays alive at PIAA wrestling tournament
March 5, 2020
HERSHEY — Six Alle-Kiski Valley wrestlers entered the PIAA Class 3A wrestling tournament Thursday, and all six still were in the mix for medals at deadline. However, only one still is contending for a gold medal.

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Burrell senior Ricky Feroce talks with coach Josh Shields as Kane senior Cameron Whisner gets checked for injury during their bout at 182 pounds at the PIAA tournament Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Trio of Burrell wrestlers advance to PIAA Class AA quarterfinals
HERSHEY — Burrell had a strong start at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday afternoon, advancing three wrestlers to Friday’s quarterfinals.

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North Hills’ Lirion Murtezi (Center) holds the Big 33 trophy with teammates Monday, May 27, 2019.
Pennsylvania avenges loss, defeats Maryland in Big 33 game
May 27, 2019
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania defeated Maryland, 21-0, in the Big 33 Football Classic on Monday afternoon at Landis Field, avenging a 9-6 loss last season.

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North Catholic’s Dani Short hugs head coach Molly Rottmann after leaving the game late in the PIAA Class 4A girls state final against Bethlehem Catholic Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, at Giant Center in Hershey.
North Catholic falls to Bethlehem Catholic in PIAA Class 4A championship
March 23, 2019
HERSHEY — North Catholic fell in the PIAA Class 4A girls basketball finals to Bethlehem Catholic, 60-49, Saturday afternoon at Giant Center.

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The Peters Twp. girls basketball team celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Garnet Valley in the PIAA Class 6A state final Friday, Mar. 22, 2019, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Marisa scores 29, Peters Township caps perfect season with 1st PIAA title
March 22, 2019
HERSHEY — Peters Township completed a perfect season with a 62-49 win over Garnet Valley in the PIAA Class 6A girls basketball finals Friday night at Giant Center.

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Mt. Lebanon seniors Reagan Murdoch, Brooke Collins and Ashleigh Connor hug at midcourt after time expired in the PIAA Class 6A state championship game against Plymouth-Whitemarsh on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Plymouth-Whitemarsh derails Mt. Lebanon in Class 6A state title game
March 26, 2022
HERSHEY – Mt. Lebanon fell in the PIAA Class 6A girls basketball championship game 60-40 to Plymouth-Whitemarsh at the Giant Center on Saturday evening.

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Chartiers Valley’s Perri Page hugs Natalia Palumbo as they leave the court after the PIAA Class 5A state championship game against Cardinal O’Hara on Friday, March 25, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Cardinal O’Hara shuts down Chartiers Valley in state title game again
March 25, 2022
HERSHEY – For the second consecutive year, Chartiers Valley lost to Cardinal O’Hara in the PIAA girls basketball Class 5A championship game, dropping a 42-19 decision Friday evening at Giant Center.

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Neshannock’s Mairan Haggerty (34) celebrates with Megan Pallerino and Addilae Watts after defeating Southern Columbia in the PIAA Class 2A state championship game Friday, March 25, 2022, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Neshannock girls capture 1st PIAA Class 2A championship
HERSHEY — Neshannock returned to Giant Center 12 months after losing in the state final and redeemed itself on Friday afternoon, defeating Southern Columbia, 62-56, to claim its first PIAA Class 2A girls championship.

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Hampton’s Zach Panza (left) celebrates with Holden Pritts as time expires in the PIAA Class 3A championship game against Archbishop Wood on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Hampton boys soccer claims state championship with shutout
November 20, 2021
HERSHEY — Hampton won the PIAA Class 3A boys soccer title 1-0 over Archbishop Wood on Saturday night at Hersheypark Stadium, capping a successful weekend of WPIAL soccer that saw five state championships for local teams.

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The Mars girls soccer team celebrates with the state championship trophy after defeating Radnor, 2-1 in double overtime, in the PIAA Class 3A final on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Mars edges Radnor in double overtime to secure PIAA girls soccer 3-peat
HERSHEY — Mars won its third straight PIAA Class 3A girls’ soccer title, but Saturday’s win held as much drama as the first two championships combined.

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Conestoga’s Jayce Tharnish (left) celebrates his goal next to Seneca Valley’s Nathan Prex during the PIAA Class 4A championship game on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
In battle of unbeatens, Conestoga gets past Seneca Valley in 4A boys state final
November 19, 2021
HERSHEY – Two unbeaten combatants, no matter how good, cannot not both escape a state title game undefeated.

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The Moon girls soccer team celebrates with the state championship trophy after defeating Conestoga, 2-0, to win the PIAA Class 4A final on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Hersheypark Stadium.
Rising up to the challenge, Moon girls soccer team wins 1st Class 4A state title
HERSHEY – Moon has a new trophy, and it may look a touch different from the ones the Tigers earned in the past.

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Pennsylvania blanks Maryland in annual Big 33 football game
May 31, 2021
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania defeated Maryland, 20-0, in the 64th Annual Big 33 Classic on Monday afternoon at Central Dauphin Middle School.

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Burrell’s AJ Corrado removes his headgear after being defeated by Caleb Dowling of St. Joseph’s in the PIAA Class AA 152-pound final Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Burrell’s Corrado, Oswalt come up short in quest for PIAA wrestling gold
March 7, 2020
HERSHEY — Burrell came home from the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Saturday with two silver medals.

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Burrell’s Ian Oswalt wrestles Adam Jacob of East Pennsboro in a Class AA 132-pound quarterfinal bout at the PIAA championships Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Burrell’s Corrado, Oswalt to wrestle for PIAA Class AA gold
March 6, 2020
HERSHEY — Burrell will have two wrestlers competing for gold medals Saturday at the PIAA Class AA championships at Giant Center.

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Kiski Area’s Jack Blumer listens to coach instruction while wrestling against Colby Romjue of Susquehannock in the PIAA championships Friday, March 6, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Kiski Area’s Blumer dominant in PIAA wrestling quarterfinals victory
HERSHEY — Jack Blumer of Kiski Area is making his last wrestling trip to Hershey a memorable one.

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Kiski Area’s Jack Blumer works against Lower Merion’s James Lledo in the 160-pound weight class during the PIAA Class AAA championships Thursday at Giant Center in Hershey.
Kiski Area’s Blumer stays alive at PIAA wrestling tournament
March 5, 2020
HERSHEY — Six Alle-Kiski Valley wrestlers entered the PIAA Class 3A wrestling tournament Thursday, and all six still were in the mix for medals at deadline. However, only one still is contending for a gold medal.

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Burrell senior Ricky Feroce talks with coach Josh Shields as Kane senior Cameron Whisner gets checked for injury during their bout at 182 pounds at the PIAA tournament Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Trio of Burrell wrestlers advance to PIAA Class AA quarterfinals
HERSHEY — Burrell had a strong start at the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday afternoon, advancing three wrestlers to Friday’s quarterfinals.

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North Hills’ Lirion Murtezi (Center) holds the Big 33 trophy with teammates Monday, May 27, 2019.
Pennsylvania avenges loss, defeats Maryland in Big 33 game
May 27, 2019
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania defeated Maryland, 21-0, in the Big 33 Football Classic on Monday afternoon at Landis Field, avenging a 9-6 loss last season.

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North Catholic’s Dani Short hugs head coach Molly Rottmann after leaving the game late in the PIAA Class 4A girls state final against Bethlehem Catholic Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, at Giant Center in Hershey.
North Catholic falls to Bethlehem Catholic in PIAA Class 4A championship
March 23, 2019
HERSHEY — North Catholic fell in the PIAA Class 4A girls basketball finals to Bethlehem Catholic, 60-49, Saturday afternoon at Giant Center.

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The Peters Twp. girls basketball team celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Garnet Valley in the PIAA Class 6A state final Friday, Mar. 22, 2019, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Marisa scores 29, Peters Township caps perfect season with 1st PIAA title
March 22, 2019
HERSHEY — Peters Township completed a perfect season with a 62-49 win over Garnet Valley in the PIAA Class 6A girls basketball finals Friday night at Giant Center.

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