The Washington-Greene Co. Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will hold inductions Sunday at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe. The event is sold out.
When Waynesburg girls basketball coach Dave Sarra resigned after this past season concluded, athletic director Chris Minerd didn’t have to look far to find a replacement.
Christian Hinson scored a game-high 22 points, including five three-point field goals, and Chestnut Ridge pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 69-53 victory over visiting Washington in a Class 3A boys basketball first-round playoff game Wednesday night.
NEW PARIS – Waynesburg didn’t shoot well enough, didn’t play defense well enough and didn’t do a good job of keeping the basketball out of the hands of Chestnut Ridge’s talented and athletic junior forward Belle Bosch.
It was night better left unremembered and a game better left unsaid for Burgettstown High School’s girls basketball team.
BETHEL PARK – For the second straight year, the Belle Vernon boys basketball team saw its quest for a WPIAL boys basketball championship come to a heartbreaking end in the Class 4A semifinals as they lost to Montour Saturday afternoon, 64-53, at Bethel Park High School.
IRWIN – Monessen’s run in the WPIAL boys basketball playoffs, as well as its 16-game winning streak, came to an end Friday night in a Class 2A quarterfinal matchup against Greensburg Central Catholic, 61-42, at Norwin High School.
Bishop Canevin stuns West Greene's girls basketball team by overcoming a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win in the WPIAL quarterfinals.
WAYNESBURG – In NCAA March Madness, it’s believed that matchups between No. 12 seeds and No. 5 seeds are the ones most likely to end in an upset.
Charleroi played its best basketball late in the regular season, winning seven of its final eight to finish in the third place in Class 3A Section 2. The Cougars, however, didn’t have enough offensive firepower left in the first round of the playoffs at laurel.
BELLE VERNON — Belle Vernon's boys basketball team clinched an undefeated Class 4A Section 3 championship Friday night with a 64-56 win over Elizabeth Forward in a hard-fought game that was closer down the stretch than the final score indicated.
West Greene’s Katie Lampe put on an amazing shooting exhibition Thursday night, the kind that might be in the record books for years to come.
Addie Cairns scored 13 points and Burgettstown used some torrid free-throw shooting down the stretch to beat host Chartiers-Houston 37-26 and clinch at least a share of the Class 2A Section 3 championship Thursday night.
Junior guard Anna Durbin scored 17 points, including her 1,000th career point, and West Greene clinched the Class A Section 2 girls basketball title Tuesday night with a 61-9 victory over Jefferson-Morgan.
Maddox Truschel tipped in a missed shot by Dylan Rogers at the buzzer to give Fort Cherry a thrilling 43-42 victory over Burgettstown in a Class 2A, Section 2 boys basketball game Tuesday night.
Avella moved to within one game of second place in Class A Section 2 with a 65-25 win over Jefferson-Morgan in a girls basketball game Monday night.
This past Thursday, the Trinity girls basketball team remained undefeated in Class 5A Section 3 and had to sweat a little to do so, winning a 37-33 grinder at Thomas Jefferson.
Farrah Reader scored a career-high 20 points and Belle Vernon’s girls basketball team held off a fourth-quarter comeback by visiting Serra Catholic to win 43-42 in non-section play.
If you believe that three-pointers are more important than free throws, then you should check out what Waynesburg’s Kaley Rohanna did Tuesday night.
Shane Cornali grabbed an offensive rebound and put in a tiebreaking basket with less than 50 seconds remaining to give Fort Cherry a 47-45 victory in a non-section boys basketball game at Jefferson-Morgan Friday night.
UNIONTOWN – The hype surrounding Wednesday’s non-section boys basketball game between Laurel Highlands, the undefeated and top-ranked team in the WPIAL’s Class 5A, and Belle Vernon, the undefeated and top-ranked team in Class 4A, was warranted.