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.
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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel has played with Sidney Crosby long enough to know he needs to get to the net when he sees Pittsburgh’s captain take a defenseman wide.
The Greater Latrobe girls’ varsity volleyball team lost during an exhibition match against Butler Area, while Ligonier Valley took down United, both on Wednesday.
The Greater Latrobe boys and girls both earned top-three finishes during the annual Westmoreland County Coaches Association Cross-Country Championships Wednesday at Westmoreland County Community College.
Derry Area posted a 3-0 sweep, while Greater Latrobe fell in the maximum five games in area girls’ volleyball action Tuesday.
GL field hockey falls in OTThe Greater Latrobe girls’ field hockey team fell, 3-2, during a game against visiting Sewickley Academy, a WPIAL Class A, Division II team, Tuesday at Rossi Field.