The Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame was thrown off track a year ago by the COVID-19 pandemic but returned in 2021 with a new class of inductees and much hope going forward.
Geibel Catholic Junior/Senior High School
611 E. Crawford Avenue Connellsville, PA 15425
Father Robert T. Lubic
The sun shined brightly on Pleasant Valley Golf Club Friday, appropriate for the honorees of the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020/2021.
Brownsville sophomore Jolena Quarzo, Waynesburg Central senior Taylor Shriver, California senior Makayla Boda and Belle Vernon senior Grace Henderson headline a strong contingent of female athletes on the 2021 Herald-Standard Girls All-Area Track & Field Team.
Laurel Highlands and Frazier won section titles in boys basketball and those schools lead the way on the 2021 Fayette County Coaches Association boys and girls basketball All-County Recognition teams.
Shelley Bortz's initial reaction when she was informed that she would be recognized as the Outstanding Alumna at Saturday's Geibel Catholic Mardi Gras Auction Gala was one of surprise.
The Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame is back with another stellar group of inductees and uplifting news for next year.
The Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame has decided to induct a Class of 2021 after being forced to miss out on enshrining any new members a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sports statistics and the lists made up from them have always fascinated me so I was intrigued when I was presented a list of the winningest basketball coaches in WPIAL history.
CONNELLSVILLE -- Connellsville's Grace Bosnic was in the running for the girls Track MVP at the 20th FCCA Track & Field Championship entering her fourth individual Saturday afternoon.
Albert Gallatin’s girls basketball team hadn’t reached the postseason since 2013 and hadn’t won a playoff game since 2003 as it entered the 2020-21 season.
Laurel Highlands' Rodney Gallagher is the Herald-Standard Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the second straight season and Frazier's Zach Keefer is the Coach of the Year.
CONNELLSVILLE TWP. -- The Geibel Catholic boys made several runs in Tuesday's WPIAL Class A first round playoff game, but visiting Western Beaver had a response each time to hold on for a 54-53 victory.
Monessen gave coach Dan Bosnic his 100th career coaching win by defeating host Bentworth, 56-47, in Section 4-AA boys basketball action Thursday night.
Laurel Highlands and Belle Vernon both played for WPIAL boys basketball championships a year ago and the Mustangs and Leopards are the area's highest seeded teams this season as the WPIAL revealed its playoff pairings on Tuesday.
Da’Marr Lewis scored 19 points with the last four coming in the final minute to help Uniontown fend off host Yough, 49-45, in a Section 3-AAAA boys basketball battle Tuesday night.
Nate English poured in a game-high 26 points to help lift Albert Gallatin to a 67-66 overtime victory at Hempfield in a non-section boys basketball battle Monday night.
Devon Whitlock scored his 1,000th career point in a stellar all-around performance as Belle Vernon rolled past visiting Yough, 78-45, in a Section 3-AAAA boys basketball game Tuesday night.
Demarion Brown scored a game-high 29 points and Brownsville halted a six-game losing streak with a 65-52 win at Waynesburg Central in Section 4-AAA boys basketball action Friday night.