Tag: Highlands

Penn Trafford’s Brooke Cleland hits a two-run home run against West Allegheny during PIAA 5A softball quarterfinals Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Peters Township High School.
High school softball players finding diamonds to play on in pop-up summer leagues
June 30, 2020
Brooke Cleland is back to doing what she does best on the softball field: launching towering home runs.

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Highlands’ Johnny Crise scores past Belle Vernon’s Mitchell Pohlot during the WPIAL Class 4A championship game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
Valley News Dispatch boys athlete of the year: Highlands’ Crise savored super senior seasons
June 28, 2020
While coronavirus restrictions disrupted life all over the country this spring and summer, some people found a way to see positives in it as it gave them time to focus on their craft.

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Summer Rams pitcher Jett Slepak throws to the Independent Players’ Phillip Walsh (Burrell) in the second inning of a Western Pennsylvania Baseball League game June 24, 2020, at Valley High School.
Western Pa. Baseball League gives Summer Rams seniors last chance to take field together
June 26, 2020
Highlands baseball coach Jeff Campbell was heartbroken knowing his players were not going to have their high school season when schools were shut down in late March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gateway coach Mark Wardzinski talks to the players on his high school team March 10.
Western Pennsylvania Baseball League sets plans for season with 20 teams on board
June 10, 2020
Bob Johnston was trying to find a league where Gateway high school players could play this summer.

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Highlands’ Luke Cochran passes over Freeport’s Nolan Plocki during their game Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at Freeport.
Highlands seniors win Cager Classic scholarship awards
May 26, 2020
The 24th annual Cager Classic might have been canceled this year, but the committee still handed out its annual scholarship awards. Two Highlands student-athletes went home with the hardware.

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Highlands’ Korry Myers and Luke Cochran celebrate with the WPIAL Class 4A championship trophy with teammates after the Rams defeated Belle Vernon Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
Highlands places 3rd in Eastbay’s ‘Never Not An Athlete’ promotion
May 22, 2020
The Highlands Golden Rams are making the most of their quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Highlands’ Johnny Crise scores during the WPIAL Class 5A championship game against Belle Vernon on Feb. 29, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
WPIAL lands 2 players on Class 4A boys basketball all-state team
April 30, 2020
Highlands’ Johnny Crise and Central Valley’s Isiah Warfield will play different sports in college, but right now they’re both all-state basketball players.

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Highlands’ Korry Myers and Luke Cochran celebrate with the WPIAL Class 4A championship trophy with teammates after the Rams defeated Belle Vernon Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
Together again: Highlands guards commit to Point Park for basketball
April 21, 2020
Since they were young, Luke Cochran and Korry Myers have developed a special bond on the basketball court.

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Mars’ Michael Carmody battles Laurel Highlands’ Nick Egnot for a rebound during the WPIAL Class 5A championship game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
Pair of young stars join senior-heavy Trib 10 boys basketball all-star team
April 10, 2020
This year’s Trib 10 boys basketball all-star team is a senior-heavy group, with two young and talented exceptions.

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Highlands’ Sarah Sawhook pulls down a rebound against Freeport on Dec. 16, 2019.
Senior spotlight: Highlands’ speedy Sarah Sawhook selects Seton Hill
April 7, 2020
Editor’s note: Each day, the Tribune-Review will spotlight a WPIAL spring athlete whose senior year has been put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic. For more athletes’ stories, visit TribHSSN.triblive.com.

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