Westmoreland high school notebook: Wickstrom takes over Monessen softball
December 8, 2018Monessen has made significant strides in the softball postseason the last few years. If the Greyhounds are going to continue their upswing, however, they will do so with a new coach. And a young coach at that. The school recently named Carlee Wickstrom coach after Bo Teets' resignation last month.
Greensburg Central Catholic tops Monessen in nonsection opener
December 7, 2018Mistake- and foul-filled action made it evident it was the first game of a long basketball season Friday at Monessen High School. In the end, though, it was Greensburg Central Catholic coming out on top with a 63-59 win in the coaching debuts of the Centurions' Greg Bisignani and Greyhounds'
Westmoreland County basketball’s top storylines to follow
December 6, 20185 storylines to follow Remember me -- Coaches who resign or leave the game often mention in parting that they'll probably surface later on, that it's not the end of the road. In some cases, they even return to the same program. That is the case with four area boys
Westmoreland County basketball teams to watch5 teams to watch Boys Belle Vernon -- Longtime Monessen coach Joe Salvino switched Mon-Valley programs to take over the Leopards and has some talent with which to work. Junior guard Cam Nusser (14 ppg) pilots an experienced group that made the PIAA playoffs last year for the first time
Westmoreland County basketball players to watch5 players to watch Bryce Butler, Latrobe (Sr., 6-5, G) -- West Liberty recruit is one of area's more versatile scorers and team players. Averaged 20 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists for high-scoring Wildcats. Reed Fenton, Latrobe (Sr., 6-4, G) -- With a silky pull-up jumper, long frame and advanced
Westmoreland County teams prepare for altered basketball landscapeAbout the only things guaranteed this season in local high school basketball, the only things that haven't changed, are that the ball is round and the rims are 10 feet high. The rest, well, it's all fair game and probably has been subjected in some way to a mass overhaul
WPIAL Class A girls basketball breakdownWPIAL Class A Preseason Player of the Year Taylor Kirschner Quigley Catholic 5-8, Sr., guard 20.8 ppg last season Players to watch Hailey Drutarosky Quigley Catholic 5-5, So., G, 16.1 ppg Anna Eisaman Greensburg C.C. 5-8, Sr., G, 14.8 ppg Madison Lampe West Greene 5-4, Sr., G, 13.7 ppg McKenna
WPIAL Class A boys basketball breakdownWPIAL Class A Preseason Player of the Year Geoff Helm Greensburg C.C. 6-5, Sr., guard/forward 16.7 ppg last season Players to watch Nathan Brudnock West Greene 6-1, Sr., G/F, 17.9 ppg Kaden Divito Cornell 5-10, Jr., G, 14.0 ppg Alex Griggs Vincentian Academy 6-0, So., G, 10.0 ppg Nate Meeks
Penn-Trafford’s Kiley Dugan named Tribune-Review Westmoreland Girls Soccer Player of the Year
December 1, 2018Tribune-Review Westmoreland Girls Soccer Player of the year Kiley Dugan Sr., MF, Penn-Trafford In the annals of Penn-Trafford girls soccer, Kiley Dugan will likely be remembered for her golden goal in the 2017 WPIAL Class 4A championship. The rousing overtime header allowed Penn-Trafford to skirt around rival Norwin, 2-1, and
Norwin’s Carter Breen named Westmoreland County Boys Soccer Player of the YearTribune-Review Westmoreland Boys Soccer Player of the Year Carter Breen Sr., F, Norwin A flash down the far sideline, Norwin forward Carter Breen dashes into the final third of the field, uses an advanced move to leave a defender dizzy and canons one into the back of the net. He
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”