Tag: Penn-Trafford

South Fayette’s Maddie Webber celebrates as time expires in the Lions’ WPIAL Class 5A semifinal against McKeesport on Tuesday, March. 1, 2022, at North Allegheny High School.
Trib HSSN 2022-23 WPIAL Class 5A girls basketball preseason breakdown
November 27, 2022
It’s become a common theme to list Chartiers Valley among the preseason favorites for the WPIAL Class 5A title. This year, though, the Colts are notably missing from that group.

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Penn-Trafford’s Olivia Pepple averaged 11 points last season.
Penn-Trafford girls shooting for more consistency on offense
November 26, 2022
Making open shots. That’s one of the biggest things the Penn-Trafford girls basketball team will be working on this season, veteran coach John Giannikas said.

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Penn-Trafford’s Andrew Kessler defends on Greensburg Central Catholic’s Tyree Turner last season.
Young Penn-Trafford boys roster ready to tackle new challenges
Just because the Penn-Trafford boys basketball team dropped from Class 6A to Class 5A this season, it doesn’t mean things will be easier.

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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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Penn-Trafford seniors, from left, Peyton Bigler (W&J), Brady Lane (Gannon), Jakob Haynes (Seton Hill) and Alyssa Balest (Mount St. Mary’s), signed with colleges on Nov. 9, 2022, at the high school.
Penn-Trafford seniors sign on with college programs
Three baseball players and a bowler from Penn-Trafford took advantage of the NCAA early signing period to ink their letters of intent Nov. 9.

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Hempfield’s Ella Bringe, right, blocks against Ligonier Valley during the Penn-Trafford volleyball tournament Sept. 17.
Rosters set for inaugural WCCA all-star volleyball match
November 18, 2022
A new event has joined the Westmoreland County Coaches Association sports rotation.

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Memorabilia is displayed Monday during a press conference for the Bill Fralic Memorial Award at the Heinz History Center.
WPIAL’s top linemen named finalists for 4th annual Bill Fralic Memorial Award
November 14, 2022
As expected, six finalists were announced for the fourth Bill Fralic Memorial Award, which honors the top senior football interior lineman in the WPIAL.

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Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
                                Penn-Trafford’s Ava Hershberger gets past Oakland Catholic’s Caroline Miller during a WPIAL Class 2A field hockey semifinal Oct. 27.
Penn-Trafford notebook: Field hockey team falls in PIAA playoffs
November 13, 2022
A win in the PIAA playoffs is coming for the Penn-Trafford field hockey team.

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Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review 
                                Penn-Trafford’s Carmen Metcalfe pulls in a touchdown pass past Franklin Regional’s Chase Lemke on Oct. 28.
Penn-Trafford ends frustrating football season with playoff loss
High school football season at Penn-Trafford ended earlier than expected with a first-round loss to Pine-Richland in the WPIAL Class 5A playoffs Nov. 4.

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