Tag: Jeannette

Jeannette’s Melik Gordon rides the back of teammate Tavon Briston after defeating Clairton last season.
Westmoreland notebook: Jeannette to hold public meeting about artificial turf
February 16, 2019
Rumblings of Jeannette getting artificial turf at McKee Stadium began months ago, but rumors and innuendo could become fact as district officials take proactive steps to advance the process.

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Alle-Kiski Valley basketball previews for Feb. 16 games
WPIAL playoff previews

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Springdale’s Michael Zolnierczyk drives to the basket, as Jeannette’s Jackson Pruitt (center) and Marcus Barnes defend.
Impressive Jeannette rolls past Springdale in WPIAL Class 2A opener
February 15, 2019
With the offense flowing like a fountain and the defense locked in and smothering Springdale, Jeannette boys basketball coach Adrian Batts grew more impressed with his team.

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High school basketball notebook: LV guard Marinchak serves 1-game suspension
February 14, 2019
Ligonier Valley junior guard Michael Marinchak missed the Rams' regular-season finale Thursday at Bedford but he will return for the start of the District 6 playoffs. Marinchak had to serve a one-game suspension for his ejection in the Rams' last game. He picked up two technicals in the Heritage Conference

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Latrobe boys garner No. 2 seed, 1st-round bye in Class 6A playoffs
February 12, 2019
Latrobe felt like it was put under a microscope at Tuesday night's WPIAL basketball playoff pairings meeting. The boys basketball Section 3 champions figured they did enough to earn a top-three seed in Class 6A, yet had created some conversation and speculation about where they should go in the tournament

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Jeannette considering adding artificial turf at McKee Stadium
Jeannette football already is known for playing in the fast lane, but the program could soon merge into the 21st century and catch up to dozens of other WPIAL programs. Jeannette is considering artificial turf and track improvements to venerable McKee Stadium. Superintendent Matt Jones said the district is investigating

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Latrobe boys hoping for top seed when WPIAL releases basketball playoff pairings
February 11, 2019
Latrobe has been in a number of close games. Like, let's-take-this-and-run games. All the while, the Wildcats have spent the majority of the boys basketball regular season as the No. 1-ranked team in WPIAL Class 6A. They have not lost to a WPIAL team since last year's quarterfinals. They have

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Serra finishes undefeated section run with win over Jeannette
February 8, 2019
The big man in the house Friday night at Jeannette was former Jayhawk and Ohio State football standout Terrelle Pryor. Pryor returned home as part of 17-member inaugural class of the Jayhawk Athletic Hall of Fame. The class also included the 1956 Jeannette football team and six andquot;Legendsandquot; who were

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Westmoreland basketball notebook: Playoff-hopeful Hempfield faces No. 1 Latrobe in must-win
February 7, 2019
Heading into the final night of Section 3-6A play, the Hempfield boys basketball team's season will follow the mantra of just about every game that came out of it: The Spartans still are hanging around. In a season of ups and downs, Hempfield (10-11, 2-7) can clinch a playoff spot

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Jeannette to recognize inaugural hall of fame class Friday night
Some of Jeannette's all-time greats will be honored Friday night as the school district rolls out its inaugural Jayhawk Athletic Hall of Fame class. A ceremony will precede Jeannette's boys basketball section finale against visiting Serra Catholic, immediately following the junior varsity game, around 7 p.m. The plan initially was

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