Tag: Hempfield Area

Penn-Trafford senior quarterback Conlan Greene is wrapped up after a short gain by McKeesport junior Keith Spell on Sept. 2.
Westmoreland County high school football notebook: Penn-Trafford ready for resurgent Gateway
October 6, 2022
Gateway made the loudest statement in the WPIAL last Friday night when it dismantled upstart Hempfield, 60-7, reminding everyone that it is still very much a part of the conversation in the Class 5A Big East Conference.

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Haden Sierocky leads Ligonier Valley against Burrell on Friday.
Westmoreland County don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 6
October 5, 2022
Class 5A Big East

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Latrobe H-back Corey Boerio pulls in a touchdown pass from running back Robert Fulton against Hempfield on Sept. 9.
Birdie sings praises of H-back, makes Week 6 Westmoreland County picks
Last week: 10-2 (83%)

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Several teams score doubleheader sweeps as slow-pitch softball league pushes toward playoffs
October 3, 2022
West Allegheny, Penn-Trafford, Montour, Mt. Lebanon, Baldwin and North Allegheny all recorded doubleheader sweeps in game play from last Thursday to Sunday as the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League continues its stretch run to the playoff tournament.

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Franklin Regional’s Aiden Bunker competes in the boys 200 individual medley during the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Swimming Championships on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at Derry Area High School.
Westmoreland County high school notebook: Franklin Regional’s Bunker commits to Villanova
October 2, 2022
At first, Aiden Bunker exchanged emails with Villanova to gauge the school’s interest in his swimming talents.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Tyree Turner threw for 246 yards and two touchdowns against Clairton on Friday.
Westmoreland high school football notebook: GCC works RPO to perfection
October 1, 2022
The run-pass option can be effective, but it relies on timing between the quarterback and his running backs and receivers and blocking schemes that clear space to allow for a clean exchange or throw.

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Hempfield softball standout Heisler gives verbal commitment to Penn
Hempfield junior softball player Peyton Heisler will continue her playing career in the Ivy League.

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Gateway quarterback Brad Birch throws a touchdown pass during the first quarter against Hempfield on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Spartan Stadium.
Brad Birch leads Gateway to rout of previously unbeaten Hempfield
September 30, 2022
Would anyone have been surprised if Gateway quarterback Brad Birch crashed the halftime homecoming ceremony, took the blue-and-white balloons and named himself Hempfield’s king?

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Greensburg Central Catholic head coach Marko Thomas instructs his team during the Larry Sellitto Memorial 7-on-7 passing tournament in July.
Westmoreland County high school football notebook: GCC looks to knock off king Clairton
September 29, 2022
Pieces of paper with “1998” written on them were plastered all over the Greensburg Central Catholic locker room this week.

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Hempfield’s Elijah Binakonsky celebrates an interception in front of the Penn-Trafford bench Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Spartan Stadium.
Unbeaten Hempfield faces another stern Big East test in No. 4 Gateway
September 28, 2022
Hempfield football coach Mike Brown said the goal for the 2022 Spartans was to play meaningful games at the end of the season.

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