Tag: Jeannette

Yough’s Terek Crosby attempts to block the shot of Belle Vernon’s Daniel Gordon last season.
Westmoreland County boys high school basketball notebook: WCCA shootout action packed
December 8, 2022
The Westmoreland County Coaches Association will welcome 16 boys basketball teams for its annual shootout Saturday at Hempfield and Jeannette.

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Mt. Pleasant’s Lily King set a state record in the 50-yard freestyle last season as a freshman.
Westmoreland high school notebook: Mt. Pleasant’s King in top form
December 4, 2022
Mt. Pleasant’s Lily King is one of the best returning swimmers in the WPIAL this season.

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Carlo Denis (left) became Greensburg Central Catholic’s all-time leading goal scorer this season.
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Carlo Denis named 2022 Tribune-Review Westmoreland Boys Soccer Player of the Year
December 3, 2022
When Greensburg Central Catholic needed a goal over the top, it knew whose number to call.

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Bishop Canevin’s Ashley Lippold puts a move on Aquinas Academy’s Lizzie Hardy during the 2022 WPIAL Class A girls championship game at Petersen Events Center.
Trib HSSN 2022-23 WPIAL Class A girls basketball preseason breakdown
December 1, 2022
Bishop Canevin captured its fifth WPIAL championship in the past seven seasons last winter and will open this season as the favorite again.

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Norwin coach Lance Maha begins his second season with the Knights.
Westmoreland County basketball notes: Coaching reunion at Norwin tournament
Norwin will host a tip-off tournament to open boys basketball season Friday. The two-day event will be more like a reunion for three opposing coaches.

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Riverview’s Lucas Heakins dives into the end zone to score on a 36-yard run at Three Rivers Stadium on Nov. 22, 1997 as the Raiders won the WPIAL Class A title, 19-14, over Fort Cherry.
Through the Years: Riverview celebrates 25th anniversary of WPIAL title
November 24, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Franklin Regional’s Lance Getsy was named Class 5A Big East Conference Coach of the Year.
Westmoreland high school notebook: Franklin Regional well represented on all-star team
November 20, 2022
The Big 5/6 Conference, which acknowledges the accomplishments of teams and athletes in the WPIAL’s two largest classifications, announced its all-section teams for football, soccer and volleyball.

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Jeannette’s Jalen Bass is one of the team’s returning starters.
Jeannette boys basketball looking to measure up to competition
Jeannette has featured strong guard play in recent years, but its strength this boys basketball season looks like the frontcourt.

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New coach keeps positive outlook as Jeannette girls basketball eyes rebound
The climb back to respectability is steep for Anna Leonard, the new girls basketball coach at Jeannette. But she is ready to scale the challenge and doesn’t plan to look down.

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Bundled-up fans at Forbes Field on Thanksgiving Day, 1947, watch Willie Thrower score a touchdown as Ken High won its second consecutive WPIAL title over Har-Brack, 27-0. Thrower intercepted two passes, ran for one and passed for another.
Through the Years: In 1947, Ken High shut out Har-Brack
November 17, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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