Tag: Franklin Regional

Greensburg Central Catholic's Marlayna Verenna defends against Valley's Lauren Schrock on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 during girls' tennis at the Greensburg Racquet Club.
High school notebook: GCC tennis takes aim at finals berth
September 30, 2017
A sneaky-good WPIAL girls tennis rivalry opens to another chapter this week. Greensburg Central Catholic will get a rematch with Sewickley Academy when the teams

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Derry's Dom Deluca (12) celebrates his touchdown with Shawn Broadway during the first quarter against South Park on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Baldwin High School.
High school football notebook: Keeping it simple works for Derry defense
September 28, 2017
Derry keeps things simple because simple works. The Trojans are about as flashy as a hamburger with no bun, as business-like as a census taker,

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Penn-Trafford's Will Mayr (53) forces a fumbles on Plum's Marcus Thomas (25) in the third quarter of a WPIAL 5A conference game on Friday Sept. 08, 2017 at Penn-Trafford.
Five things to watch in Week 5: Teams jockey for position in Big East Conference
That will become a little more clear after No. 3-ranked Gateway visits No. 2 Penn-Trafford on Friday night for a first-place matchup of undefeated teams.

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Hempfield's Justin Sliwoski (11) passes the ball against Greensburg Salem in the third quarter of a non conference football game on Friday Aug. 25, 2017 at Hempfield.
Week 5’s don’t-miss high school matchups in Westmoreland County
September 27, 2017
Class 6A Southeastern Conference 5-6A Bethel Park (3-1, 2-0) at Hempfield (1-4, 0-3) 7 p.m. Friday Last week: Bethel Park lost to No. 1 Pine-Richland,

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Franklin Regional's Sydney Caldwell
Westmoreland athletes of the week: Mt. Pleasant’s Shane Piper, Franklin Regional’s Sydney Caldwell
Shane Piper School: Mt. Pleasant Sport: Soccer Class: Junior Claim to fame: Piper, who collected 13 saves last week, extended his shutout streak to five

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Franklin Regional's Dominick DiFalco
Westmoreland County players to watch for Week 5
Tre Cunningham Jeannette, sr., WR/DB/K Cunningham (6-foot-3, 165 pounds) booted two field goals, caught a 20-yard TD pass and finished with four catches for 74

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The Birdie needs to cool off in Westmoreland County
Before the Birdie begins his picks column for Week 5, he asks that you allow him 15 minutes to cool off. andquot;Don't want to say

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week 4 2017
September 26, 2017
As the regular season nears the halfway point, teams have begun to elevate their level of play. As a result, this past week featured some incredible contests that were likely decided by a single snap. Included in this week’s selection are a defensive stop in overtime, a fourth-down gamble that paid off for the offense […]

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Franklin Regional's Palmer Jackson tees off on the second hole during the WPIAL Class AAA golf semifinals Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Donegal Highlands Golf Course, in Donegal.
Franklin Regional’s Jackson wins WPIAL semifinal for 2nd straight season
Palmer Jackson could not take the putter out of his bag soon enough during Tuesday's WPIAL Class AAA semifinal tournament. andquot;I hit the ball well,andquot;

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Greater Latrobe junior Gianna Ferry, photographed Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, is one the top singles players on the Wildcats team.
Latrobe tennis aims for deep playoff run
September 25, 2017
After going undefeated in Section 1-AAA, the Latrobe girls tennis team (9-0) looks forward to a long run in the WPIAL playoffs. Tournament brackets were

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