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Superintendent: Dr. Leanne Spazak
Principal: Eric Manko
Athletic Director: Gina Naccarato
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Undermanned Monessen nearly pulls off upset for ages
November 4, 2018
Decidedly outnumbered in roster numbers, fans and expectations, Monessen put a rather unannounced scare into top-seeded Jeannette on Friday night in the WPIAL Class A football quarterfinals at Hempfield. Playing with just 17 dressed players, 26 on the roster in all -- exactly half of Jeannette's 52 -- the eighth-seeded

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No. 1 Jeannette ‘lucky’ to escape in quarterfinals vs. Monessen
November 2, 2018
Humbled and counting their blessings, and thankful to to be moving on after a great escape, Jeannette football players wandered around the locker room with the look of a team that had just lost. andquot;We underestimated Monessen,andquot; Jeannette junior Jackson Pruitt said. andquot;Some of us thought they were going to

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Westmoreland high school football notebook: Area teams enjoy turnaround seasons
November 1, 2018
The football playoffs will have the local regulars. Jeannette, Franklin Regional, Penn-Trafford and Belle Vernon occupy spots on the WPIAL brackets. Derry and Monessen are back to being contenders and Ligonier Valley has become a juggernaut in the District 6 Heritage Conference. But the return of a pair of local

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WPIAL top 10: Most playoff appearances
October 31, 2018
THE TOP 10 Playoff persistency Here is a list of the 10 schools with the most WPIAL playoff appearances. Schoolandamp;#0010;Appearances, First, Most recent 1. Aliquippaandamp;#0010;42, 1942, 2018 2. Jeannetteandamp;#0010;41, 1939, 2018 3. Mt. Lebanonandamp;#0010;39, 1941, 2018 4. Upper St. Clairandamp;#0010;37, 1974, 2018 5. Penn Hillsandamp;#0010;35, 1971, 2018 6. Washington 34,

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Westmoreland County football players to watch for opening round of playoffs
Anthony Bertram Belle Vernon, Sr., WR/OLB The Leopards senior has six catches for 66 yards and three touchdowns and rushed four times for 17 yards. He had 39 tackles and 11 tackles for losses from his linebacker spot. Josh Cheplick Penn-Trafford, Jr., LT/NT The Warriors junior is an outstanding blocker

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The Birdie makes a muddy mess before this week’s Westmoreland County games
Last week: 12-1 (92.3%) Season: 107-24 (81.7%) Dripping wet and covered in slop, the Birdie returned home from a recent game but neglected to take his dad sneakers off when he entered his front door. Mrs. Birdie blew the whistle before he took a second step. andquot;She had a bonafide

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Derry again draws Central Valley in opening round of WPIAL football playoffs
October 29, 2018
There were a few surprises that came out of the WPIAL football playoff pairings on Monday at the Double Tree Hotel in Green Tree. But one thing that wasn't a shock was who Derry will play in the opening round on Friday. The Trojans, seeded No. 2 in Class 3A,

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After 4 coin flips, West Greene wins tie-breaker, earns playoff home game
The WPIAL's tie-breaking coin flip needed a tie-breaker itself. On the fourth flip, West Greene finally emerged as the winner Monday morning, breaking a tie with Monessen and California for the top playoff seed from the Class A Tri-County South. All three teams advance to the playoffs but winning the

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WPIAL football don’t-miss matchups for Week 9
October 25, 2018
Here's a look at some don't-miss matchups in each classification for Week 9: Class 6A No. 5 Mt. Lebanon (4-5, 4-3) at No. 3 Central Catholic (7-2, 5-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Highmark Stadium On the air: TribHSSN.triblive.com Last week: Mt. Lebanon 34, Norwin 28; Central Catholic 35, Canon-McMillan 7 Coaches:

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Westmoreland County don’t-miss matchups for Week 9
October 24, 2018
Class 6A Seneca Valley (6-3, 4-3) at Norwin (3-5, 2-5) 7 p.m. Friday at Norwin Knights Stadium, North Huntingdon Last week: Pine-Richland 21, Seneca Valley 7; Mt. Lebanon 34, Norwin 28 Coaches: Ron Butschle, Seneca Valley; Dave Broseski, Norwin Top players: Gabe Lawson, Seneca Valley (Jr., 6-2, 190, QB); Jayvon

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