Westmoreland County athletes follow in older siblings’ footsteps with Division I commitments
November 14, 2018Nick Coy wanted to be a wrestler because he saw his older brother, Cam, become proficient in the sport. Twisting opponents into precarious positions and holding them down on the mat appealed to the impressionable younger sibling, two years Cam's junior. andquot;I thought, 'I'll give it a try,' andquot; said
Belle Vernon can’t contain SF quarterback Diven as Lions earn victory
November 9, 2018Belle Vernon football coach Matt Humbert knew the key to his team upsetting No. 2 South Fayette was making Lions quarterback Jamie Diven uncomfortable. The senior quarterback made himself a home in the pocket, though, and dashed the Leopards' hopes of a trip to the WPIAL Class 4A championship game.
Chick’s Picks winning the popular vote with her prognostication prowess
November 8, 2018Welcome to Week 11 of the high school football season. Chick's Picks is glad the midterm elections are in the books. Campaigning during the season requires the utmost dedication and organization. Chick's Picks needed to remain focused on her weekly predictions, while ensuring she was a shoe-in for re-election --
Westmoreland County high school football don’t-miss matchups for Week 11
November 7, 2018WPIAL Class 5A Quarterfinals No. 6 Penn-Trafford (9-2) vs. No. 3 Peters Township (9-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday, andamp;#0010;Titan Stadium, West Mifflin On the air: TribHSSN.triblive.com Last week: Penn-Trafford 42, North Hills 7; Peters Township 35, Armstrong 7 Winner plays: Winner of No. 1 Penn Hills (11-0)/No. 7 McKeesport (9-2) Coaches:
Belle Vernon looks to get past semifinal hump against No. 2 South FayetteIt's the matchup those in Leopard Country have wanted to see in recent years. Now they got it. No. 3-seed Belle Vernon will face No. 2 South Fayette on Friday at Ringgold's Joe Montana Stadium for the right to play for the WPIAL Class 4A championship at Heinz Field next
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Franklin Regional’s Anthony DiFalco, Belle Vernon’s Grace Henderson
November 6, 2018Anthony DiFalco School: Franklin Regional Sport: Soccer Class: Freshman Claim to fame: DiFalco, who has 11 goals this season, scored the only goal needed in the 33rd minute to lead No. 1 Franklin Regional (18-0-1) to a 1-0 win over West Allegheny (19-2) in the WPIAL Class AAA final at
WPIAL releases sites for football quarterfinal, semifinal games
November 5, 2018Norwin will host the WPIAL Class 5A championship game Nov. 23, but two weeks before that a pair of teams hoping to reach that game will meet at Knights Stadium. No. 1 Gateway and No. 9 Franklin Regional will play their WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal at Norwin, the WPIAL revealed
Labuda shines as Belle Vernon rolls past Beaver in WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinals
November 2, 2018There wasn't much Belle Vernon junior Nolan Labuda didn't do Friday night. The talented wide receiver/defensive back, who also started under center for the Leopards, ran for three touchdowns, threw for a pair, caught another and had an interception on defense as third-seeded Belle Vernon scored 35 unanswered points to
5 things to watch in the opening round of the WPIAL football playoffs
November 1, 2018South Fayette could've rematched New Castle in the WPIAL football playoffs, and Greensburg Salem could've visited conference foe Thomas Jefferson for the second time. Instead, the WPIAL avoided rematches. The football steering committee had historically avoided first-round rematches between conference opponents but nixed that unwritten rule three seasons ago when
Chick’s Picks won’t be swayed by swag when making predictionsWelcome to Week 10 of the high school football season. After conference play wrapped up last Friday night, the t-shirts began rolling in. Conference champion t-shirts, that is. Chick's Picks' agent spent most of his weekend sorting through the flood of conference champ paraphernalia and letters that had been sent
Franklin Regional game tying goal and West Allegheny game winning goal in the boys 3A PIAA semifinal
Central Catholic stars out fast but the Seneca Valley’s defense comes up big in a win over Central Catholic during first round 6A WPIAL action at Fox Chapel High School.
Seton LaSalle’s Gabe Rosario scores with an assist from T.J. Cherry against Springdale during boys A soccer consolation game.
Shady Side Academy repels a late charge by Deer Lakes in the boys 2A WPIAL semifinal at North Alleghen
Zo Gardner of New Castle Basketball on TribLive HSSN Center Stage – UPMC Sports Medicine “Stay Strong and Play On”