Tag: Plum

Plum seniors Kaden Thomas, at left, and Eryck Moore-Watkins finalized their decisions to join the football teams at Edinboro and Slippery Rock, respectively, during the first day of the National Letter of Intent regular signing period on Feb. 1, 2023, at Plum High School.
Plum’s Moore-Watkins, Thomas sign on to continue football careers
February 4, 2023
Needing 151 yards to become Plum’s all-time leader in career rushing yards, senior tailback Eryck Moore-Watkins exploded in the 2022 season finale against Indiana.

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Plum’s Zach Miller (62) celebrates his hat trick goal with Nick Majors during their game against Fox Chapel in October at Alpha Ice Arena in Harmar.
After battling injuries, Plum’s Miller relishes chance to finish high school career on the ice
Zach Miller hasn’t taken lightly the opportunity to suit up this year for the Plum varsity ice hockey team.

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Penn Hills girls basketball coach Robert Cash directs traffic from the sideline during the first half of Penn Hills’ victory over Gateway on Jan. 24.
Penn Hills girls use strong defense to complete section sweep of Plum
February 2, 2023
Penn Hills girls basketball coach Robert Cash didn’t tell his team that a win would keep them alive in the postseason race.

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Plum’s Megan Marston watches her shot over Franklin Regional’s Brooke Schirmer during their game on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, in Murrysville.
A-K Valley girls basketball notebook: Plum closes in on return to WPIAL playoffs
January 25, 2023
Plum’s girls basketball team has been on a roller-coaster ride throughout the 2022-23 season as it seeks to return to the WPIAL playoffs after missing out a year ago.

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Plum girls mount double-digit 4th-quarter rally to beat Franklin Regional
January 23, 2023
It’s rare a team wins a basketball game after making one field goal in an entire half.

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Plum junior Sarah Kvortek won the all-around gold medal in the Gold division at the PA Classsic high school state championship meet Feb. 19, 2022, at Moon High School.
Plum gymnast Sarah Kvortek suffers season-ending foot injury
Plum senior Sarah Kvortek hoped for one final solid performance at the WPIAL individual gymnastics championships Feb. 11 to close out her high school career.

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Highlands’ Camille Gigon scores over North Catholic’s Alayna Rocco in the first half Thursday, Jan. 19, 2022 at Norwin High School
What to watch for in WPIAL sports for Jan. 23, 2023: Section play heats up in girls basketball
January 22, 2023
Last year, the Freedom girls basketball team reached the WPIAL Class 3A title game before falling to North Catholic, 48-43.

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Plum’s Sarah Kvortek won the PA Classic all-around title in 2022.
Plum gymnast Sarah Kvortek ups degree of difficulty in quest for more success
January 21, 2023
Sarah Kvortek smiles when she thinks back to last year’s PA Classic state title in the all-around at Moon High School.

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Plum’s Giuliana Ricciuti competes in the girls 100-yard freestyle during the WPIAL Class 3A swimming championships Friday, March 4, 2022, at Pitt’s Trees Pool.
Plum swimmers seeing results after ‘intense holiday training’
Plum swim coach Shawn Haupt chuckled when he talked recently about the vibe among the boys and girls team members as some “moaning and groaning” with a lot of tiredness from some heavy-duty practice sessions.

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Plum wrestlers dethrone Kiski Area, claim section title
January 18, 2023
Plum wrestling coach Mike Supak rolled out a few last-minute changes to his lineup Wednesday night and the plan paid off as the visiting Mustangs halted Kiski Area’s dominating run of six WPIAL section titles in impressive fashion.

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