Basketball

Woodland Hills hires Von Pitts as girls basketball coach
August 9, 2018
Former Clairton boys basketball coach Von Pitts, who led the Bears to the WPIAL playoffs four years in a row, was hired Wednesday by Woodland

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Leechburg hires new girls basketball coach
August 8, 2018
Andre Carter considered football his first love as a player, but basketball became his coaching passion. Leechburg hired Carter as its new girls basketball coach

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Thomas Jefferson’s Clark sorting through college basketball scholarship offers
August 3, 2018
Thomas Jefferson's Jenna Clark recently returned from a trip to Atlanta with the Bruins AAU girls basketball team. Along with playing summer ball, Clark, a

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Greensburg Salem hires Zahorchak as boys basketball coach
August 2, 2018
Greensburg Salem named Mark Zahorchak as its new boys basketball coach at a recent special school board meeting. Zahorchak, 48, replaces Craig Mankins, who resigned

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GCC hires La Roche’s Salih as girls basketball coach
July 31, 2018
Well traveled and ready to take on another new challenge, Samuel Salih will be the next coach of the Greensburg Central Catholic girls basketball team.

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High school notebook: New Franklin Regional girls coach brings energy
July 30, 2018
Anthony Kobus coached varsity football in the past, so he understands the importance of instilling toughness in his players. That frame of mind won't change

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Latrobe’s Reed Fenton continues to have Division I offers stream in.
Westmoreland high school notebook: Latrobe’s Reed Fenton continues to pile up offers
July 29, 2018
Scholarship offers are coming at Reed Fenton in bunches, harkening Latrobe fans back to times when his father and uncles also were pursued for their

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Franklin Regional names Anthony Kobus girls basketball coach
July 25, 2018
Franklin Regional named Anthony Kobus as its girls basketball coach. Kobus most recently was an assistant with the Penn-Trafford boys and coached the Warriors' JV

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Monessen's Lyndon Henderson brings the ball upcourt during a scrimmage against Greensburg Salem Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Monessen High School.
Monessen basketball player Lyndon Henderson leaving for school in Michigan
One of the top returning scorers in WPIAL basketball is leaving the state. Lyndon Henderson, who would have been a senior at Monessen, is transferring

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Kiski guard Harley Holloway drives against Shaler’s Megan Lydon (35) and Emily Cavacini (10) Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Shaler. (Louis Raggiunti | For the Tribune-Review)
Kiski Area’s Holloway transfers to Freeport
July 20, 2018
Freeport has a new Harley. Harley Holloway, a basketball standout formerly of Kiski Area, moved to Freeport this summer and will enroll in the school

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Penn Hills’ Robertson, Brisker value experience during AAU season
During the most important summer in their basketball careers, Penn Hills teammates Tayonna Robertson and Adia Brisker have played pivotal roles on their AAU team,

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Hopewell's Drew Falletta during the Vikings lost to Blackhawk in the WPIAL AAA championship on Saturday February 23, 2008.
Hopewell hires 2009 alum Falletta as basketball coach
July 18, 2018
A decade has passed since Drew Falletta wore a Hopewell uniform, but watching his old basketball team lose night after night caused him pain. andquot;I've

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Southmoreland's Maggie Moore (20), during practice at Southmoreland High School in Alverton, on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.
Westmoreland HS notebook: Southmoreland’s Moore headed to Navy
July 16, 2018
A high-level offer one day, a commitment a few days later. That's how fast things happened for Southmoreland's Maggie Moore during the latest NCAA Division

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Berger returns as Ligonier Valley boys basketball coach
July 10, 2018
Ligonier Police Chief John Berger is returning as boys basketball coach at Ligonier Valley. Berger, who coached the Rams for two seasons in 2011-13 and

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Valley's Nyjewel Carter shoots the ball while playing against Latrobe during the WCCA Hoopfest on Friday, July, 6, 2018, at Hempfield Area High School.
Burrell, Valley boys basketball teams try to work out kinks in summer
July 8, 2018
Burrell and Valley played in Friday's Westmoreland County Coaches Association boys basketball showcase without their normal coaches, giving the neighboring rivals at least one thing

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Butler's Ethan Morton scores over Pine-Richland's Dan Petcash Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at Pine-Richland High School.
Rivals ranks Butler’s Ethan Morton among Top 50 juniors nationally
Butler basketball star Ethan Morton remains one of the Top 50 juniors in the country, according to Rivals.com. The recruiting website revealed updated rankings this

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Quaker Valley's Ryan Stowers drives past Ambridge's Noah Campalong during their game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Leetsdale.
Quaker Valley boys basketball wraps up successful summer
July 6, 2018
The momentum continues for Quaker Valley's boys basketball team. Coming off a 26-2 season that included consecutive appearances in the WPIAL Class 4A championship game

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Will Saunders, coach for Kiski Area, talks with his team during the game against Latrobe during the WCCA Hoopfest on Friday, July, 6, 2018, at Hempfield Area High School.
Saunders getting feet wet with Kiski Area boys basketball
Kiski Area split its first two games at Friday's Westmoreland County Coaches Association boys basketball shootout at Hempfield — winning comfortably in a bright-and-early game

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A Derry player dribbles the ball down court while playing against Greensburg Central Catholic during the WCCA Hoopfest on Friday, July, 6, 2018, at Hempfield Area High School.
Teams benefit from competition at annual WCCA Shootout
No one walked away from Hempfield Area High School with a team trophy Friday after the annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association Shootout. But coaches and

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Springdale set to begin boys basketball coach interviews
July 3, 2018
Springdale is getting ready to enter the second phase of its boys basketball coaching search. Athletic director Ray Davis said interviews will begin next week

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