Tag: Mount Pleasant

Brunson named softball coach at Mt. Pleasant
January 15, 2019
Chris Brunson becoming the next softball coach at Mt. Pleasant almost seemed like a natural progression. Brunson felt that notion, and also believed it would be the right move for all parties involved. andquot;I asked a few of the parents and my own kid what they wanted and they wanted

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Hempfield’s Remaley out for season
January 12, 2019
Hempfield two-sport athlete Blake Remaley will miss the remainder of the basketball season after having surgery on his left shoulder. A 6-foot-2, 215-pound junior, Remaley said the procedure was to andquot;clean things upandquot; after he injured his labrum last football season. He is the Spartans quarterback. The surgery was to

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Mt. Pleasant 7 shows toughness at WCCA wrestling tournament
January 8, 2019
Weeks before the 66th annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association wrestling tournament was held, many opposing coaches knew Mt. Pleasant was going to be a factor. With only seven wrestlers on the team, the Vikings weren't going to be the team champions, but their individuals would play a key role on

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John Kerr dominates in Derry’s win over Mt. Pleasant
January 4, 2019
Size and experience won out over size and inexperience Friday night at Derry, where the Trojans rode John Kerr's near triple-double to a 60-45 victory over Mt. Pleasant in a WPIAL Section 1-4A boys basketball game. andquot;He's a difference-maker, for sure,andquot; Derry coach Tom Esposito said of Kerr, a 6-foot-5

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Five things to watch at the WCCA wrestling championships
January 3, 2019
Here are five things to watch at the 66th annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association wrestling tournament, set for Friday and Saturday at Norwin High School. LUCKY 13 Franklin Regional senior Colton Camacho is favored to win his fourth county title. He would become the 13th wrestler to achieve the goal

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Top seeds announced for WCCA tournament
In previous years, the opening night of the Westmoreland County Coaches' Association wrestling tournament went quickly. There were a lot of lopsided matches and quick pins. But that might not occur this weekend. There will be a lot of quality quarterfinal-round matches at some weight classes. Action begins 5 p.m.

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Franklin Regional’s Camacho looks for fourth Westmoreland County title
January 1, 2019
Will the No. 13 be a lucky number for Franklin Regional senior Colton Camacho That's what he is hoping. Camacho is in line to be the latest four-time Westmoreland County Coaches' Association wrestling champion. This is the 66th annual tournament, which begins 5 p.m. Friday at Norwin, and only 12

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Mt. Pleasant swimmer Heather Gardner eyes state title
December 30, 2018
She already has established herself as one of the best swimmers in school history. And she's only halfway through her junior season. Mt. Pleasant standout Heather Gardner owns school records in the 200-yard individual medley, 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and as part of the 400 freestyle relay. andquot;Heather has been

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Mt. Pleasant boys, girls swimming hope to have success in new year
The Mt. Pleasant boys swim team breezed through December with a 3-0 record. The Vikings are hoping to continue that success -- and more -- into the New Year. andquot;The boys team has 14 members, which isn't large but enough to fill all the events,andquot; coach Sandy Felice said. andquot;And

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Westmoreland 2018 sports year in review: Championships aplenty around region
History was made, and championships were celebrated as another local sports year made its mark. Here are the top five Westmoreland County sports stories from 2018: 5. Golden Lions take state The Greensburg Salem boys cross country team captured the PIAA Class AA title for its first state championship. The

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