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
Yough aims to rebuild struggling girls basketball program
December 2, 2018Fed up with the lack of success over a long stretch, the Yough girls basketball team is taking steps toward winning more games. Second-year coach Mike Gerdich, who suffered through an 0-21 record last season, said the focus has begun to shift to development at an earlier age. andquot;Coming in,
Nesser brings winning mentality to Yough boysJim Nesser is back where he began, and the veteran boys basketball coach is eager to get started. Thirty years after his first high school coaching job at Yough, Nesser returns to the Cougars, carrying his fiery, trademark philosophy and attitude that has made an impact on multiple WPIAL programs.
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
Westmoreland high school notebook: Southmoreland’s Miller headed to RMU
November 28, 2018Pipe dreams can come true. Just look at the Southmoreland softball program. The once-struggling Scotties won a WPIAL championship last spring. For decades, getting players to the Division I college level seemed nearly as improbable. But things sure have changed in Alverton. You just need Faith. Junior Faith Miller, a
Students learn values of sportsmanship at WPIAL’s 10th annual Summit
November 15, 2018Even on the gloomiest of days, the WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit can provide a glimmer of sunlight. Nearly 600 student-athletes and administrators from about 100 schools were represented Thursday morning at the 10th annual Summit on Sportsmanship at the Sen. John Heinz History Center in the Strip District. A number of
Westmoreland high school football notebook: Franklin Regional seeks better result against Gateway
November 8, 2018The number 63 haunts Franklin Regional. For a program with a proud playoff tradition, one built on defense, the Panthers admitted to being embarrassed after a 63-3 loss to vaunted Gateway in Week 6. It was their worst loss since 2003. Some Franklin Regional teams of the past didn't give
High school notebook: Derry’s DeLuca picks up another Division I offer
November 3, 2018Dom DeLuca knows the farther he can help guide Derry into the WPIAL football playoffs, the better his chances are to get college exposure. Of course, that is not something DeLuca would admit being the team-first senior leader he is for the Trojans. He wants to see Derry win its
Westmoreland high school football notebook: Area teams enjoy turnaround seasons
November 1, 2018The 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
Benedek shines as Elizabeth Forward shuts out Yough in Big East Conference
October 26, 2018Elizabeth Forward coach Mike Collodi raved all season about quarterback Zach Benedek's athleticism. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound senior can do it all on the football field and showed off his talents in the regular-season finale Friday night. Benedek returned an interception for a touchdown, ran for a score and threw for
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”