Softball success has been commonplace for the Herald-Standard coverage area in recent years and 2019 continued that trend as local teams accumulated a bushel full of trophies with one PIAA champion, a state runner-up, two WPIAL champions and three district runner-ups to go along with three section winners.
Frazier School District
142 Constitution Street, Perryopolis, PA 15473
Jefferson Township, Lower Tyrone Township, Newell Borough, Perry Township, Perryopolis Borough
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California returned to the top of the mountain in the WPIAL with a 9-6 victory over Union in the Class A finals for the Trojans’ sixth district championship to highlight the Herald-Standard’s All-Area Baseball Team.
The 2019 Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame banquet showed that there is no tapering off of area talent even after over a decade of inductions.
Megan Celaschi, a senior with a 4.24 GPA, was a four-year starter on a Frazier softball team that won the program's first WPIAL title in 2017 and its first PIAA championship this season. Celaschi scored what proved to be the winning run in a 6-5 win over Brandywine Heights in the state final…
Belle Vernon's Hunter Martin and Waynesburg Central’s Daniel Layton headline the list of strong performers on the 2019 Herald-Standard Boys All-Area Track & Field Team.
The Uniontown Rotary Club held the 62th B'nai B'rith Sports Awards recently at the Diamond Ballroom in Uniontown. Honorees for 2019 pictured above with Uniontown Rotary Club President Lori Omatick (far right) were (from left) Danae Rugola of Uniontown, Michael Elliot of Penn State Fayette, T…
Uniontown eked out a 4-3 win in Game 1 before cruising to an 11-1 five-inning victory in Game 2 to sweep a doubleheader over Colonial 3 on Monday night at Hutchinson Field in Fayette County American Legion Baseball action.
The girls division of the Budd Grebb Memorial Basketball opened its seventh season Monday night and if play was any indication, the league will have its best season yet.
UNIVERSITY PARK -- Mackenzie Kelly's throw to catcher Juliann Johnson was on the mark, easily gunning down the Bullets' Haley Hertzog for a game-ending double play that secured a 6-5 victory over Brandywine Heights in the PIAA Class AA championship and the Lady Commodores' first state softball title Friday evening at Nittany Lion Softball Park's Beard Field.
Cranberry scored two runs in the top of the seventh to forge a 4-4 tie in the PIAA Class AA semifinal game at Slippery Rock University but that just set the stage for a dramatic 5-4 walk-off victory for Frazier.
Mount Pleasant coach Chris Brunson has been through it before so when Monday’s PIAA softball quarterfinal playoff games were postponed until today he had a plan in place.
Ken Poling was recently let go as Frazier girls basketball coach despite guiding the Lady Commodores into the WPIAL playoffs in all five of his seasons.
Frazier was considered a good softball program three years ago when Don Hartman came in as head coach but he has taken the Lady Commodores to another level.
After Thursday’s PIAA Class AA state softball quarterfinal, Frazier’s Logan Hartman looked like a pitcher who had just thrown a complete game in leading the Lady Commodores to a 4-3 win over Chartiers-Houston in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals.
This may be the Elite Eight of the PIAA playoffs, but it's business as usual for California, the lone area baseball team still alive in the postseason.
The Fayette County Coaches Association recently honored its 2019 All-County Softball Team. Pictured above are (front row, from left) Harlie Vance, Maddie Flowers, Emma Bliss, Sydney Petrowski, Emi Curcio, Logan Hartman, Juliann Johnson, Kathryn Barch, Haley Somers, Maddy Hershberger, Maria S…
The Fayette County Coaches Association recently honored its 2019 All-County Baseball Team. Pictured above are (front row, from left) Rocco Frisco, Austin Lincoski, Wyatt Rishel, Chase Hazelbaker, Jake Olbrys, Santino Marra, Andino Vecchiolla, Tyler Becker, Justin Brestensky, Gage Gillott, Ta…