CLAYSVILLE – If you did even the slightest bit of homework on the Waynesburg and McGuffey girls basketball matchup Monday night, then you probably had a decent idea of what the game was going to be.
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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.
CHARLEROI – The Charleroi boys soccer program inched closer to a potential fourth straight section title with a 10-1 win over Waynesburg Tuesday night.
The “When Sports Were Played” for today takes us back to May 24, 2002, when Waynesburg’s Jocelyn Lindsay, who was the first PIAA girls pole vault champion in 1999, ended her high school days with another gold medal.
Waynesburg became the first team from Greene County to win a WPIAL football championship in 25 years when the Raiders controlled the second half and defeated conference rival Washington for the Class AA title on Nov. 27, 1999.
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.
Waynesburg Central's Ben Bumgarner ran away from the field in the final stages to win the PIAA Class AA Cross Country Championships in 2016.
HERSHEY – The golden symbol of excellence from a grueling five-month wrestling season hung around the necks of Tom Wilt and Doug Haines and 10 other Class AA wrestlers at the conclusion of the 44th annual PIAA wrestling tournament Saturday afternoon.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to 2005, when for the first time the WPIAL had four classifications in softball. Half of the champions were from the Washington-Greene area and the Class 2A title game featured Waynesburg and Washington, which were meeting for the third time in…
The trip back in time for today’s “When Sports Were Played” stops at March 6, 2004, when Waynesburg’s Coleman Scott became the 35th wrestler in Pennsylvania to win three state wrestling championships.
Five wrestlers from Waynesburg advance to the PIAA quarterfinals, an effort highlighted by Cole Homet's upset of the No. 2 seed. Overall, it was a successful day for local Class AAA wrestlers in Hershey.
Eleven local wrestlers were golden during Saturday afternoon's Class AAA Section 4 wrestling championships.
The Raiders get a fast start and breeze to a 40-21 victory over Central Dauphin in the first round of the Class AAA state team tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey.