Tag: Derry Area

Greensburg Central Catholic coach Christian Hyland reacts to a play against Penn-Trafford on Dec. 1 at Hempfield High School.
Westmoreland County boys basketball notebook: Greensburg Central Catholic coaching tree blossoms
February 21, 2024
Dr. Greg Bisignani stepped down at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season as boys basketball coach at Greensburg Central Catholic after eight seasons.

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Fox Chapel’s Jefferson Moorefield-Brown grabs a rebound over Shaler’s Brandon London and Keegan Smetahka Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 at Fox Chapel Area High School.
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Feb. 19, 2024: Opening round of basketball playoffs continues
February 18, 2024
It’s Day 3 of the opening round of the WPIAL basketball playoffs with boys Class 5A and 3A, along with girls Class A first-round contests taking center stage.

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Madison Johnson (left) and her Monessen teammates will play No. 12 Leechburg on Monday in the WPIAL playoffs.
Westmoreland high school basketball playoff preview capsules for Feb. 19, 2024
WPIAL basketball playoffs

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Norwin’s Lauren Palangio blocks a shot by North Allegheny’s Kellie McConnell during a January game at Norwin. The Knights swept the Tigers in section play for the first time this season.
Norwin, GCC girls could draw No. 1 seeds as WPIAL playoff brackets are revealed
February 11, 2024
Brian Brozeski doesn’t wade too far into the waters of bracketology.

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Monessen’s Lorenzo Gardner, shown during a WPIAL playoff game last season, scored 64 points Friday night.
Westmoreland boys basketball notebook: Gardner moves to top spot in Westmoreland record book
February 10, 2024
Gardner points are usually reserved for WPIAL football tiebreakers.

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Coach Dom Pecora talks with his East Allegheny team next to Justin Snyder during a preseason practice last year.
Westmoreland County high school notebook: Former East Allegheny football coach joins Penn-Trafford staff
Dom Pecora, who served as the head football coach at East Allegheny for the past 11 seasons, is joining Penn-Trafford’s staff as a volunteer assistant.

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Mt. Pleasant boys basketball coach Annie Malkowiak and her players take the court for photo day.
Westmoreland County boys basketball notebook: Teams plan fundraiser for late referee’s family
February 8, 2024
Yough and Mt. Pleasant are doing their best to remember late basketball referee Michael Roebuck.

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Derry boys clinch playoff spot for 5th time in past 6 seasons with win over Valley
February 2, 2024
Derry made a trip to Valley and came away with a big boys basketball victory Friday night.

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Derry’s Stanley Rajkovich drives to basket against Deer Lakes on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023, at Derry Area.
6-foot-6 Derry freshman’s game still growing
February 1, 2024
His father stands 6-foot-10, so Derry freshman Stanley Rajkovich may have room to grow.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Tyree Turner is guarded by Clairton’s Bryant Blair on Jan. 12.
Westmoreland County boys basketball notebook: Greensburg Central Catholic savors signature win
Greensburg Central Catholic made a splash at the Shootout at Seton Hill last weekend, posting one of the most impressive regular-season wins in coach Christian Hyland’s five-year tenure.

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