Norwin scored three second-half goals Monday to edge host Greater Latrobe, 5-1, on Senior Night at Rossi Field in non-division girls' field hockey play.
Ligonier Valley school board, at its meeting Monday, approved hiring the following supplemental positions for the 2019-20 school year: Josh Suszek, head junior high volleyball coach, $2,876; Douglas Hough, assistant junior high volleyball coach, $1,913; Kobe Short, head junior high girls’ basketball coach, $4,089, and Ashley Burkhardt, assistant junior high girls’ basketball coach, $2,925.
If the WPIAL Championships were any indication, Greater Latrobe’s Mario Battaglia and Derry Area’s Aidan Bushey won’t have any issues dealing with the pressure that comes with the state golf regional.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole walked into a conference room after one of his first spring training workouts with the Houston Astros in February 2018 and was met by about 10 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 pitches in, Stephen Strasburg was adamant he wasn’t quite ready to leave the latest superb start by a Nationals pitcher against the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Championship Series — a win that put Washington on the verge of the city’s first World Series in 86 years.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels say they don’t know whether a longtime public relations official had been providing drugs to late pitcher Tyler Skaggs, as detailed in a report on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.”
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declined to discuss whom he gave the game ball to after watching his undermanned club potentially resurrect its season with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.
Seton Hill got a safety and a 17-yard touchdown pass in the final minute to turn a four-point deficit into a 25-21 homecoming victory over Gannon in Saturday’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division game at Offutt Field.
The St. Vincent College football team earned its first victory of the season, defeating host Thiel, 41-18, in Saturday’s Presidents’ Athletinc Conference matchup in Greenville.
Earning medals for the Greater Latrobe Junior High cross-country teams in the recent Westmoreland Area Athletic Directors Association Championships included Cora Drylie, girls’ 13th place; Clara Herr, girls’ fourth place; Emerson Skatell, girls’ 21st place; Brayden Johnson, boys’ 24th place, and Liam Wilson, boys’ eighth place.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On the road against one of the best defenses in America, 10th-ranked Penn State won the turnover battle and converted on third downs to survive yet another tough trip to Iowa.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thanks to some superb pitching, the countdown is on to the Washington Nationals’ first World Series appearance in franchise history.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes in a matchup of former first-round picks and leading the Houston Texans to a 31-24 victory over Kansas City on Sunday.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Injuries to some key players has forced the Pittsburgh Penguins to play a simpler game, and it’s working out quite well for them.
CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury sustained in a bout, his manager said Sunday.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — When rain stopped NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway, a gaggle of Chevrolet drivers headed into a private room for a meeting about alliances.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Devlin Hodges walked into the stadium properly attired for his first NFL start. He was wearing a T-shirt with a duck on it that read “I’m The Boss,” befitting his nickname and quiet confidence.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi community college says football team videos that cost thousands of dollars violated copyright law and college policy, but the process has been reformed to make the videos legal and filter out profanity.
Derry Area’s Pryce Donovan lowers his shoulder into C.J. Layne of Yough to get into the endzone during Friday night’s WPIAL Class 3A Big East Conference game. The Trojans defeated Yough, 42-6.
Greater Latrobe looked ready to cruise into a second straight WPIAL Class 5A playoff berth Friday night at Memorial Stadium after a trio of big plays supplied a 21-0 first-quarter lead over visiting Plum.
Greater Latrobe quarterback Bobby Fetter celebrates his second rushing touchdown with offensive tackle Tyler Ross during Friday’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference game. Fetter ran for 107 yards and three touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 28-20 win to clinch a playoff berth.
Greater Latrobe’s Kam Stevens tries to avoid a tackle by a Plum defender during Friday night’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference game at Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats and Logan Gustafson made a defensive stand inside the 1-yard line with four seconds left to hold on for a 28-20 win after scoring 21 points in the first quarter to clinch a playoff berth.
Dakota Morrison of Greater Latrobe finds running room as teammate Logan Gustafson (22) looks to throw a block with Plum’s Akil Washington in pursuit (above) during Friday night’s WPIAL Class 5A Big East Conference game against Plum. The Wildcats jumped out to a 21-point lead in the first quarter and survived for a 28-20, playoff-clinching victory. In photo at right, Derry Area quarterback Paul Koontz ducks out of a potential sack by Yough’s Austin Caudill during Friday’s WPIAL Class 3A Big East Conference game. The Trojans maintained their hold on second place in the conference with a 42-6 win.
NORTHERN CAMBRIA — With first place in the District 6 Heritage Conference wrapped up, the last three weeks of the scholastic football regular season are reserved for fine-tuning in pursuit of another unbeaten record and, hopefully, the top seed in the District 6 Class 2A playoffs for Ligonier Valley.
Ligonier Valley’s Kyrie Miller dives for the goal-line while being tackled by Isaac Noll of Northern Cambria during Friday’s District 6 Heritage Conference game. Miller became the school’s all-time rushing leader in the Rams’ win.
Blairsville pulled off the biggest upset of the season in the District 6 Heritage Conference by defeating visiting Homer-Center, 22-21, on Ernie Widmar Field at Memorial Stadium.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Aníbal Sánchez lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning on a clean single by St. Louis Cardinals pinch-hitter José Martínez in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be able to thank personal sponsors, appear in advertisements for those sponsors and receive congratulatory messages from them during next year’s Tokyo Games under guidance released Tuesday by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers will be making his 214th straight start when the Los Angeles Chargers host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Iowa State’s smothering defense from a year ago is still hauntingly fresh in the memories of West Virginia players. So, too, is Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy bouncing through the Mountaineers with relative ease.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford knows he and the rest of Penn State’s offense have a comfortable margin of error given the way the Nittany Lions’ defense has been playing.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where Calhoun now works.
Greater Latrobe’s performance in Thursday’s first round of the WPIAL Class AAA girls’ tennis playoffs may have even surprised head coach Chad Kissell a little.