Volleyball

Bishop Canevin’s Alexa Malloy reached the 1,000 career kills milestone on Sept. 26.
Bishop Canevin’s Alexa Malloy reaches milestone, eyes PIAA volleyball title
October 3, 2019
Seeing Bishop Canevin’s Alexa Malloy step onto a volleyball court, it would be easy to assume she is a defensive specialist. Her 5-foot-6 frame — maybe 5-7, if you ask coach Kevin Walters — looks the part.

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Hampton senior Claire Braun (4) competes against Franklin Regional during a scrimmage against Franklin Regional Aug. 27, 2019, at Franklin Regional.
Changes to program don’t slow Hampton volleyball
A coaching change can give a program a breath of fresh air, but new Hampton volleyball coach Mike Hansen wants his seniors to know that they’re the ones who deserve all the accolades.

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Deer Lakes’ Bryson Hazlett sets up a kill during the Lancers’ match against Valley Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Deer Lakes High School.
Deer Lakes volleyball encouraged by performance in tough tests
September 29, 2019
Deer Lakes girls volleyball coach Terry Gaston always tells his team if it can get 20 points in a set against an opponent, it can win.

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Hempfield’s Maura Uschock defends against Indiana during Penn-Trafford’s varsity volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Penn-Trafford High School.
With new coach, Hempfield volleyball team back on top
Sometimes, teams endure growing pains while adjusting to a new coach.

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Coaches association releases latest WPIAL girls volleyball rankings
September 23, 2019
The Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its Top 10 girls’ rankings for each of the four WPIAL classifications Monday, and the top teams in each poll maintain their positions as the fourth week of section play begins.

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Latrobe’s Sarah Vasinko earned a letter last season and moved into the Wildcats’ starting lineup this fall.
Latrobe volleyball hopes to gain momentum with healthy lineup
September 22, 2019
Reaching the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs was the goal last year for Latrobe’s girls volleyball team.

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Freeport senior Lauren Lampus (14) is introduced before their game against East Allegheny September 12, 2019.
Freeport volleyball seniors determined to return to top
Freeport setter Madeline Clark can still recall the feeling of walking off the floor after last year’s WPIAL semifinal loss to Frazier that ended the Yellowjackets’ 3-year run of making the district title game.

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Franklin Regional junior Aly Kindelberger (9) competes against Hampton during a scrimmage game August 27, 2019 at Franklin Regional.
Aly Kindelberger leads charge for Franklin Regional girls volleyball team
September 20, 2019
Every match seems like a new first for the Franklin Regional girls volleyball team.

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Fox Chapel’s Lauren Himmel (25) returns serve against Pine-Richland Sept. 5, 2019 at Fox Chapel.
Fox Chapel girls volleyball hopes aggressive approach works
September 15, 2019
When describing how aggressive to be when spiking a volleyball, Fox Chapel coach Phil O’Keeffe likes to use a baseball analogy.

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The senior class on the 2019 Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball team is represented by, in front, from left, Natasha Yanief, Tanner Patrick, Tyler Turk, Jenna Kisner, Ashleigh Haines; in back, Anna Janosko, Abby Chalovich, Julia Putignano, Kaitlyn Urbanowicz and Isabella Regna.
Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball returns plenty of offense
September 13, 2019
Thomas Jefferson girls volleyball coach Ron Kelly exudes confidence, and with good reason.

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Mandy Race is the only returning starter for the Brentwood girls volleyball team.
Brentwood volleyball hopes to contend with new lineup
The starting lineup for the Brentwood girls volleyball team will look different this season.

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Penn-Trafford volleyball craves return to WPIAL playoffs
The Penn-Trafford girls volleyball team has been a consistent presence in the WPIAL playoffs over the last decade. The Warriors have been in the postseason eight of the previous 10 years.

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Freshman Kaili Doctor has stepped into one of the outside hitter spots for Pine-Richland.
First-year coach has reloaded Pine-Richland volleyball team humming
First-year Pine-Richland volleyball coach Hanna Ayhan already has a firm grasp on the level of talent that this season’s squad possesses, and she has a clear vision of what the team is capable of.

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Volleyball coaches association releases WPIAL Week 2 rankings
September 9, 2019
-The WPIAL girls volleyball regular season is in full gear with two sets of weekend tournaments and a week of section and nonsection matches in the books.

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Norwin’s Amanda Lee (4) returns sever against Plum September 3, 2019 at Norwin.
New faces lead way for Norwin volleyball
September 6, 2019
Norwin’s volleyball team was back to its winning ways in its first section game of the season against Plum.

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Peterson powers Shaler volleyball to successful start
September 5, 2019
Emily Peterson isn’t expecting to make the list of the WPIAL’s hardest hitters.

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Coaches association releases latest WPIAL girls volleyball rankings
September 3, 2019
The opening weekend of the WPIAL girls volleyball season has come and gone, and section matchups in all four classifications begin Tuesday evening.

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Franklin Regional’s Ashley Feorene (2) and Aly Kindelberger (9) compete against Hampton during a scrimmage game August 27, 2019 at Franklin Regional.
Franklin Regional girls volleyball looks to build off historic 2018 season
August 30, 2019
The Franklin Regional girls volleyball team was one of the feel-good stories of the WPIAL last season.

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Hampton celebrates after scoring during a scrimmage against Franklin Regional Aug. 27, 2019, at Franklin Regional.
Hampton volleyball aims to continue winning ways despite change
August 29, 2019
Two significant changes affect the Hampton girls volleyball team this year. Making the necessary adjustments to both will help ensure continued success for the program.

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Knoch’s Quinn Hughes (left) and Kennedy Christy compete during a scrimmage game August 24, 2019 at Freeport.
Knoch volleyball poised for WPIAL 3-peat, other A-K Valley teams ready to contend
August 27, 2019
When the Western Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association released its preseason top-10 rankings Monday, two-time defending WPIAL Class AAA champion Knoch topped the list.

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