Tag: Penn Hills

Chick’s Picks enters Week 4 still searching for real milestone win
September 19, 2019
Chick’s Picks read an article this week about Jeannette coach Roy Hall, who was very deservingly given a surprise party after picking up his 100th win last week over Avella. The story triggered memories for Chick’s Picks of the time, more than two decades ago, when she picked up her 100th correct prediction.

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Penn Hills’ Noel Roach (6) reacts after making an interception in the fourth quarter against Mars on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at Penn Hills.
No. 4 Penn Hills forces 6 turnovers in 14-7 victory over Mars
September 13, 2019
The halftime adjustment for Penn Hills’ defensive line seemed almost counter-intuitive: Try not to rush into the backfield too quickly.

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Penn Hills boys cross country seeks improvement throughout season
September 12, 2019
Lee Zelkowitz might not have a girls cross country team to coach at Penn Hills, but he is looking to see the progress made by the boys team.

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Eddie McKissick took over at quarterback for Penn Hills in the 2019 season.
McKissick steps into starring role for Penn Hills football team
Last year, the Penn Hills football team was led by an experienced quarterback, Hollis Mathis, on its way to winning its first state title since 1995.

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Mars coach Scott Heinauer argues with a referee when Mars hosted Penn Hills, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
Spotting ‘fakes’ crucial as Penn Hills prepares for Mars’ misdirection
Mars coach Scott Heinauer took time during film study to praise a run by Nick Spotti that gained exactly zero yards.

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Peters Township’s Vincent Sirianni steps through the tackle attempt by Woodland Hills’ Deontae Williams Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at the Wolvarena.
WPIAL Class 6A, 5A football roundup: Lawson leads Seneca Valley past Canon-McMillan
September 7, 2019
Gabe Lawson threw for 212 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 4 Seneca Valley to a 27-7 win at Canon-McMillan (0-3, 0-2) in a Class 6A game Friday night.

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Penn Hills pitcher Yasmine Logan competes against Hampton on March 26 at Hampton.
Penn Hills softball standout Yasmine Logan chooses Ohio University
September 5, 2019
Senior center fielder and pitcher Yasmine Logan has been dreaming about playing college softball for years. She will get that chance at the NCAA Division I level.

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Seniors Turner-Johnson, McClendon step into top singles spots for Penn Hills tennis
Jack Kowalski has seen a lot over the last two decades when it comes to coaching the Penn Hills girls tennis program.

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Plum High School’s Nic Sluka (8) battles for completion defended by Franklin Regional’s Zac Gordon (40) during their game on Aug. 30, 2019.
The Birdie gets his mojo back while picking A-K Valley games
September 4, 2019
When the Birdie walked into the office on Monday, he had the biggest smile on his face.

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Franklin Regional’s Trevor Brncic (13) hands the ball off to Zac Gordon (40) during their game against Plum High School on Aug. 30, 2019.
WPIAL Class 6A, 5A roundup: Daniels leads Mt. Lebanon past Canon-McMillan
August 31, 2019
Joey Daniels threw for 187 yards and four touchdowns as No. 5 Mt. Lebanon earned a 49-21 win over Canon-McMillan (0-2, 0-1) in a Class 6A football game Friday night.

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