Golf

Members of the North Allegheny girls golf team, from left, Christina Zhou, Christina Lewis, Caroline Wrigley, coach Mike Hambrick, Isabella Walter and Esha Walter, celebrate their PIAA golf title Oct. 24, 2018, at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York.
Trib HSSN rewind: A look back at the 2018 girls golf season
July 1, 2019
The theme during the 2018 girls golf season in the WPIAL was quite similar to that of the boys: Teams and individuals were reluctant to hand over titles.

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WPIAL announces sites for golf postseason
June 26, 2019
The WPIAL announced sites for its 2019 golf postseason this fall.

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North Catholic’s Maddie Smithco smiles after finishing her round to win the WPIAL Class AA girls golf championship Oct. 3, 2018, at Diamond Run Golf Club.
WPIAL golfers invited to national high school tournament
June 18, 2019
Several of the top WPIAL golfers from the fall 2018 season will compete at the National High School Golf Association’s inaugural High School Golf National Invitational on June 27-28 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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Jackson stays hot, wins PGA qualifier
June 10, 2019
Franklin Regional graduated senior Palmer Jackson continued his hot play on Monday at the PGA Boys Championship qualifier at Willowbrook Country Club, Washington Township.

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Riverside’s Fox disqualified from USGA event
June 9, 2019
Riverside junior Skyler Fox was disqualified from the USGA Open Sectional at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., for taking a bathroom break.

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Franklin Regional’s Palmer Jackson wins AJGA Memorial
June 6, 2019
Before Franklin Regional senior Palmer Jackson went to bed Wednesday night, he had a feeling Thursday would be a good day.

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North Allegheny’s Caroline Wrigley (left) and Pine-Richland’s Lauren Freyvogel were teammates in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball championship, at Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville, Fla.
Pine-Richland’s Freyvogel, North Allegheny’s Wrigley make USGA cut
May 2, 2019
Over the past few years, Pine-Richland’s Lauren Freyvogel and North Allegheny’s Caroline Wrigley have dueled on the golf course, jockeying for top honors at WPIAL championship and PIAA state title events while representing rival schools.

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Westmoreland notebook: Franklin Regional’s Jackson taking talents to Miami
December 15, 2018
Franklin Regional senior golfer Palmer Jackson had a summer and fall to remember as he qualified for various high-level events at some of the top courses in the country. His All-American tour continues this week in Florida -- with more global flavor -- as he plays in the prestigious South

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Plenty of talented players to return for Shady Side Academy boys golf
November 2, 2018
The Shady Side Academy boys golf team ended up with a 14-0 regular season record and claimed the Section 8-AAA crown for the second year in a row with a perfect 12-0 section mark. andquot;There were some good teams in our section,andquot; SSA assistant coach Kyle Smith said. andquot;To go

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Pine-Richland’s Wymard caps season at state golf tournament
Nearing the conclusion of a successful boys golf season that included a fifth-place finish at the WPIAL Class AAA team championships, Pine-Richland's Jack Wymard was the last Rams golfer standing, representing his program at the PIAA individual championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort Oct. 23-24. The senior represented well, helping

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North Allegheny, GCC girls, Central Catholic boys all win PIAA golf titles
October 24, 2018
YORK -- What would provoke girls golfers from Greensburg Central Catholic and the Central Catholic boys to jump in a lake on a blustery Wednesday at Heritage Hills Golf Resort They were celebrating PIAA golf titles. WPIAL teams won three of the four titles at the state tournament. The North

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Three WPIAL golfers capture state championships
October 23, 2018
YORK -- On the back of Palmer Jackson's golf cap is an umbrella pin to honor legendary golfer Arnold Palmer. The Franklin Regional senior was named after the golf great, and he feels there is a connection between them. andquot;It's like I'm related to him,andquot; Jackson said after winning his

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Franklin Regional’s Jackson, North Allegheny’s Wrigley lead at PIAA Class AAA golf tournament
October 22, 2018
Franklin Regional senior Palmer Jackson and North Allegheny senior Caroline Wrigley are atop the leaderboard after Monday's opening round of the PIAA golf championship. Jackson shot a 2-over par 73 and is tied with Central Bucks East senior Patrick Sheehan and Harriton junior Andrew Wallace in the Class AAA boys

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Five things to watch at the PIAA golf championships
October 21, 2018
The PIAA Class AAA and AA boys and girls individual golf championships will be held Monday and Tuesday at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York. The team tournament is Wednesday. North Catholic junior Maddie Smithco (Class AA girls) and Holy Ghost Prep senior Liam Hart (Class AAA boys) are returning

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Young Hampton golf team posts another playoff season
October 18, 2018
The Hampton golf team had some young players carrying bags this season. Enough to expect a letdown. But by the end of the year, for the fifth year in a row, the Talbots earned a playoff berth. They finished 10-2 in section matches, good for second place in Section 8-AAA.

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Sewickley Academy athlete of the week: Landen Shirley
October 17, 2018
Landen Shirley School: Sewickley Sport: Golf Class: Senior Claim to fame: Landen Shirley knew what was expected of Sewickley Academy's golf team, a program that had won five consecutive WPIAL team championships heading into last week's tournament. The Panthers added another trophy to their resume, and six consecutive championships makes

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Franklin Regional’s Jackson fires 66 to take medalist honors at PIAA West Region tournament
October 15, 2018
After Palmer Jackson came up short of winning the individual title at the WPIAL Class AAA golf championship, he vowed to change his approach at the PIAA championship. That new approach began Monday at the PIAA West Region tournament at Chestnut Ridge Resort's Tom's Run course. The Franklin Regional senior,

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Baldwin boys golf team celebrates successful season
Baldwin's boys golf squad qualified for the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs, finishing as the second-place team in Section 6 behind Mt. Lebanon. The Highlanders posted an 8-2 record in section play. Team members consisted of junior Matt Fediaczko, sophomores Connor Woods and Hunter Kozlowski, senior Tommy Ahlin and sophomore Keith

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Pine-Richland golfers cap team season at WPIAL championships
October 12, 2018
The week of Oct. 2-9 was a good one for the Pine-Richland boys golf team. First, the Rams placed two golfers in the top 14 in the WPIAL Class AAA individual championships, with Cade Zolkos finishing eighth with a score of 80 and Jack Wymard collecting 12th place (83). Donnie

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Golf dynasties continue as all 4 champions defend WPIAL titles
October 11, 2018
Golf is all about the next shot, the next hole, the next round. For some WPIAL golf teams it's about the next championship -- and the next one ... and the next one after that. It was the same old story Thursday at soggy Cedarbrook Golf Course in Rostraver as

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