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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Ryan Kimmel fights for a rebound with Penn-Trafford’s Tyler Freas on Dec. 2, 2022.
Westmoreland County boys basketball notebook: Few teams have playoff sports locked up
February 2, 2023
With just over a week to go in the WPIAL regular season, the Westmoreland County playoff picture is coming into greater focus.

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Monessen’s Lorenzo Gardner shoots over Jeannette’s KeSean Crosby in a WPIAL Class 2A playoff game last season.
Monessen boys keep underdog mentality despite 10-game winning streak
January 12, 2023
Monessen is going streaking again.

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Greensburg Salem junior basketball player Ryan Burkart (10) huddles up with his teammates during the Paul Sapotichne Holiday Classic.
Westmoreland County boys basketball notebook: Tourette syndrome can’t slow Greensburg Salem leading scorer
January 5, 2023
At first glance, Ryan Burkart does not look like he would be Greensburg Salem’s leading scorer.

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Mapletown’s Landan Stevenson runs past Monessen’s Daniel Dozier during their game Oct. 21, 2022, at Mapletown.
2022 WPIAL All-Conference Football: Mapletown leads Tri-County South after historic season
December 24, 2022
Mapletown celebrated its first undefeated regular season since 1968, a feat that was recognized in all-conference awards.

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Bishop Canevin’s Ashley Lippold puts a move on Aquinas Academy’s Lizzie Hardy during the 2022 WPIAL Class A girls championship game at Petersen Events Center.
Trib HSSN 2022-23 WPIAL Class A girls basketball preseason breakdown
December 1, 2022
Bishop Canevin captured its fifth WPIAL championship in the past seven seasons last winter and will open this season as the favorite again.

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Riverview’s Lucas Heakins dives into the end zone to score on a 36-yard run at Three Rivers Stadium on Nov. 22, 1997 as the Raiders won the WPIAL Class A title, 19-14, over Fort Cherry.
Through the Years: Riverview celebrates 25th anniversary of WPIAL title
November 24, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Monessen’s Avanti Stitch shoots over Riverview’s Callie Harden in a WPIAL Class A playoff game last season.
Small roster doesn’t shrink expectations for Monessen girls
Monessen girls basketball coach Janine Vertacnik has kept a close eye on how hard she is working with everyone. The Greyhounds don’t have a roster with a lot of room for a lot of flexibility.

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Monessen’s Lorenzo Gardner shoots over Jeannette’s KeSean Crosby in a WPIAL Class 2A playoff game last season.
Returning starters, influx of talent make Monessen boys contenders in Class A
Becoming a better basketball player wasn’t going to be accomplished by doing the same old things. Jaisen Blackman, a senior at Monessen, decided he was going to find an outlet to help improve.

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Franklin Regional’s Lance Getsy was named Class 5A Big East Conference Coach of the Year.
Westmoreland high school notebook: Franklin Regional well represented on all-star team
November 20, 2022
The Big 5/6 Conference, which acknowledges the accomplishments of teams and athletes in the WPIAL’s two largest classifications, announced its all-section teams for football, soccer and volleyball.

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Fort Cherry’s Matt Sieg runs against Monessen in a WPIAL Class A first round game Nov. 4, 2022, at Fort Cherry.
Fort Cherry outruns Monessen for wild 1st-round playoff victory
November 4, 2022
No. 11 Monessen had a stellar night of offense Friday, gaining more than 400 yards and scoring six touchdowns.

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