Tag: Derry Area

Southmoreland’s Ty Keffer (11) drives to the hoop during a game against Greensburg Salem on Dec. 5, 2023 at Southmoreland.
Westmoreland County high school notebook: Southmoreland star picks Pitt-Greensburg
June 1, 2024
Ty Keffer has been a dynamic, three-sport athlete at Southmoreland.

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Penn-Trafford first baseman Erin Drotos celebrates after getting a double play against Bethel Park during a WPIAL Class 5A playoff game May 13.
Westmoreland County high school notebook: Softball all-star game in the works
May 25, 2024
An all-star game for the top senior softball players in the WPIAL is in the works.

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Butler’s Drew Griffith wins the Class 3A 1,600 during the WPIAL track and field championships Wednesday at Slippery Rock University.
After rain halts WPIAL meet, Butler’s Drew Griffith doesn’t mind waiting to make more history
May 15, 2024
Butler’s Drew Griffith ran the 1,600 meters in record time at the WPIAL track and field championships and then waited around for hours as it rained off and on.

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Derry senior Cam McNichol
Westmoreland County Senior Spotlight: Derry’s Cam McNichol
May 13, 2024
Last year, Derry’s boys volleyball team went 3-7 in Section 2-2A.

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Norwin’s Troy Horvath serves against Penn Hills on April 11, 2024, at Norwin.
Shaler, Mars lead final 2024 WPIAL boys volleyball top-10 polls
May 6, 2024
The final week of the regular season is here for WPIAL boys volleyball teams, and there still are things to be decided in terms of playoff qualifiers.

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Pine-Richland’s Brady Weir hits against North Hills on April 9, 2024, at Pine-Richland High School.
North Catholic moves up to No. 2 in WPIAL boys volleyball coaches rankings
April 29, 2024
Only three section play dates are left in the 2024 WPIAL boys volleyball regular season, and teams in Class 3A and Class 2A are making final pushes for section titles, playoff positioning and postseason berths.

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Franklin Regional’s Cam Rowell drives past Latrobe’s Max Butler on Jan. 9.
Westmoreland County high school notebook: Franklin Regional star picks Washington & Jefferson
April 27, 2024
After a season to remember, Franklin Regional senior basketball player Cam Rowell made his college decision.

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Derry Area junior Sophia Mazzoni has the best javelin throw in the state.
State and WPIAL track and field leaders as of April 23
April 23, 2024
Following are the top running times, throwing distance jumping distances in Pennsylvania. Also listed are the top three WPIAL and City League athletes with their state rankings in parenthesis.)

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Burrell left fielder Trey Coury slides into third base with a triple as Derry’s Collin Bush applies late tag Monday.
Burrell baseball keeps pace in section with victory over Derry
April 22, 2024
Only three games separate first-place Shady Side Academy and last-place Freeport in Section 3-3A.

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Gateway’s Mark DiPalma goes up for a block against Penn Hills on April 17, 2024, at Gateway High School.
Ranked WPIAL boys volleyball teams aim to remain in contention during season’s stretch run
The boys volleyball stretch run to the end of section play May 9 and the WPIAL playoffs the following week has begun, and teams are making preparations to battle for postseason positioning and berths to the tournaments in both Class 3A and Class 2A.

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