The high school sports seasons in Pennsylvania were brought to a sudden end before they began last spring, and the fall seasons have been played with safer, socially distant guidelines. But what hasn’t changed in high school athletics is the recruiting game.
It has taken 21 years, but Washington and Trinity will finally play it again tonight at Hiller Field.
For the first time since 1999, Washington and Trinity are scheduled to meet on the football field as the schools fill a common open date on their schedules.
After winning the WPIAL Class AAA Team Tournament and finishing second in the state event this past season, Waynesburg’s wrestling team appears well-stocked for another successful postseason next winter.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” is from March 21, 2017, when Trinity used a big second half to defeat South Fayette and become the first girls basketball team from Washington County to make the state finals.
Trinity High School girls basketball player Courtney Dahlquist recently received another Division I offer, from Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
In this edition of “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to Feb. 4, 1986 for a dual meet held at a neutral site – a larger venue because of the demand for tickets – and provided long-waited redemption for the wrestling fans at Trinity.
The “When Sports Were Played” for today is from Feb. 2, 2002, when Trinity High School’s wrestling team won two matches in one day, including the championship matchup against Waynesburg, to win the WPIAL Class AAA Team Tournament.
Joe Rossi can rattle off names of former South Fayette High School football players he considered “camp kids.”
After having her senior season at Youngstown State end after just four games because of a knee injury, Trinity graduate Mary Dunn is hopeful another season is on the horizon.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” takes us back to Oct. 28, 2005 and the first round of the WPIAL Class AAAA football playoffs. Trinity, a No. 15 seed, pulled off a stunning upset of a second-seeded Penn Hills.
Two members of the Washington-Greene County Chapter have been elected to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame it was announced Saturday.
Huddling around the center circle at midcourt as practice concluded at Hiller Hall, the Trinity High School girls basketball team talked about its travel plans to Chambersburg High School for the second round of the state tournament.
The PIAA suspended winter sports championships less than 24 hours after the Trinity girls basketball team advanced to the state quarterfinals. The Hillers, like everybody else, are in a holding pattern.
There was much talk recently about holding sporting events without spectators. Such an event would not be a first for Washington County. In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to Dec. 17. 1980, when the WPIAL ordered a local wrestling match be held without fans in the gymnasium.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to Nov. 19, 1983, when Trinity was fit to be tied after playing in the longest soccer match in Pennsylvania high school history and having a man-advantage for the final seven overtimes.
Hillers hold Great Valley to just four points in each of the first three quarters on way to PIAA playoff victory.
Trinity has relied on its athleticism the entire season. It won't be any different in the second round of the state tournament when they play Great Valley.
McDONALD – If there was a championship game loss hangover permeating through the Trinity girls basketball program, it was quickly overcome by the time the Hillers tipped off PIAA tourney play Saturday afternoon at South Fayette High School.