Author: Jason Black


Geibel Catholic’s Ryan Anderson drives to the basket against Leechburg’s Connor McDermott during their WPIAL Class 1A first round matchup on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at Thomas Jefferson High School.
Geibel boys seeking 1st PIAA playoff victory in 36 years
March 4, 2020
By the time the Geibel boys basketball team opens the PIAA Class A tournament Friday against Berlin Brothersvalley at Pitt-Johnstown, more than two weeks will have passed since the Gators last saw the floor in a competitive setting.

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Kyle Polce led Pine-Richland with 27 points Tuesday night.
Polce leads Pine-Richland boys past Connellsville
February 18, 2020
Pinpoint perimeter shooting and dominant rebounding led Pine-Richland to an 81-51 victory over Connellsville in the first round of the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs Tuesday at Fox Chapel High School.

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Avonworth puts quick end to Southmoreland’s playoff run
November 1, 2019
Although the Southmoreland football team accomplished a major goal of breaking a 40-year playoff drought, the Scotties were hoping that their stay in the postseason would turn out to be a bit longer.

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No. 1 Washington gets 6 interceptions in rout of Southmoreland
October 18, 2019
The Southmoreland football team couldn’t have asked for a better start to Friday’s home finale against high-powered Washington.

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Franklin Regional’s Zac Gordon rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns against Connellsville.
Franklin Regional clinches playoff berth behind Zac Gordon’s 228 yards, 3 TDs
October 11, 2019
A couple of trends continued Friday night as Connellsville and Franklin Regional met in a homecoming game at Connellsville Stadium.

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Charleroi’s Legend Davis competes against Southmoreland during a game Oct. 4, 2019, at Southmoreland.
Charleroi rains on on Southmoreland’s playoff-clinching parade
October 5, 2019
It was a bittersweet night on Friday for the Southmoreland football team.

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Latrobe’s Logan Gustafson (22) makes an interception in front of teammate Raymon Henderson (30) and Connellsville’s Gage Gillott (18) during the first half of a game Sept. 20, 2019, at Connellsville Stadium.
Latrobe feasts on Connellsville turnovers
September 20, 2019
Both the Connellsville and Latrobe football teams knew that a win on Friday night was vital to stay on the fringe of the playoff picture in Section 2-5A. With that in mind, both teams played with desperation and either team could have walked out of Connellsville Stadium with an all-important victory.

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Penn-Trafford’s Noah Allen (14) lunges for the ball while being covered by Connellsville’s Jason McBride during their game Sept. 6, 2019, at Connellsville.
Top-ranked Penn-Trafford too much for Connellsville
September 6, 2019
Entering Friday’s game against Penn-Trafford, the Connellsville football team knew it would be tangling with the top-ranked team in Class 5A. Connellsville didn’t come away with a win, but it certainly in a better performance compared to the lopsided loss against McKeesport last week.

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Geibel Catholic’s Ryan Anderson drives to the basket against Leechburg’s Connor McDermott during their WPIAL Class 1A first round matchup on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at Thomas Jefferson High School.
Geibel boys seeking 1st PIAA playoff victory in 36 years
March 4, 2020
By the time the Geibel boys basketball team opens the PIAA Class A tournament Friday against Berlin Brothersvalley at Pitt-Johnstown, more than two weeks will have passed since the Gators last saw the floor in a competitive setting.

Read More...

Kyle Polce led Pine-Richland with 27 points Tuesday night.
Polce leads Pine-Richland boys past Connellsville
February 18, 2020
Pinpoint perimeter shooting and dominant rebounding led Pine-Richland to an 81-51 victory over Connellsville in the first round of the WPIAL Class 6A playoffs Tuesday at Fox Chapel High School.

Read More...

Avonworth puts quick end to Southmoreland’s playoff run
November 1, 2019
Although the Southmoreland football team accomplished a major goal of breaking a 40-year playoff drought, the Scotties were hoping that their stay in the postseason would turn out to be a bit longer.

Read More...

No. 1 Washington gets 6 interceptions in rout of Southmoreland
October 18, 2019
The Southmoreland football team couldn’t have asked for a better start to Friday’s home finale against high-powered Washington.

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Franklin Regional’s Zac Gordon rushed for 228 yards and three touchdowns against Connellsville.
Franklin Regional clinches playoff berth behind Zac Gordon’s 228 yards, 3 TDs
October 11, 2019
A couple of trends continued Friday night as Connellsville and Franklin Regional met in a homecoming game at Connellsville Stadium.

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Charleroi’s Legend Davis competes against Southmoreland during a game Oct. 4, 2019, at Southmoreland.
Charleroi rains on on Southmoreland’s playoff-clinching parade
October 5, 2019
It was a bittersweet night on Friday for the Southmoreland football team.

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Latrobe’s Logan Gustafson (22) makes an interception in front of teammate Raymon Henderson (30) and Connellsville’s Gage Gillott (18) during the first half of a game Sept. 20, 2019, at Connellsville Stadium.
Latrobe feasts on Connellsville turnovers
September 20, 2019
Both the Connellsville and Latrobe football teams knew that a win on Friday night was vital to stay on the fringe of the playoff picture in Section 2-5A. With that in mind, both teams played with desperation and either team could have walked out of Connellsville Stadium with an all-important victory.

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Penn-Trafford’s Noah Allen (14) lunges for the ball while being covered by Connellsville’s Jason McBride during their game Sept. 6, 2019, at Connellsville.
Top-ranked Penn-Trafford too much for Connellsville
September 6, 2019
Entering Friday’s game against Penn-Trafford, the Connellsville football team knew it would be tangling with the top-ranked team in Class 5A. Connellsville didn’t come away with a win, but it certainly in a better performance compared to the lopsided loss against McKeesport last week.

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