Forty-five years ago Bob Fedorko was helping Ken Misiak prepare Geibel Catholic for its first, and only, appearance in the PIAA basketball championship.
Geibel Catholic Junior/Senior High School
611 E. Crawford Avenue Connellsville, PA 15425
Father Robert T. Lubic
Farrell built a double-digit lead at the end of the third quarter and visiting Geibel was unable to mount a late rally in a 75-62 loss Friday night in the opening round of the PIAA Class A boys basketball playoffs.
Rick Hauger sees the good and the bad of having over a week off before his Laurel Highlands boys basketball team begins play in the PIAA tournament tonight.
Six area teams will be revving up the buses for long road trips on Friday or Saturday when the PIAA basketball tournament begins.
Former Geibel Catholic basketball standout Erica Hogan was a 1,000-point scorer in high school and college.
Mount Pleasant's Lily King made quite a splash in her first WPIAL Class AA Swimming & Diving Championship last year as a freshman, and promises to do the same this year.
Rick Hauger has won plenty of basketball games in his coaching career but there weren't many of the previous 599 that top No. 600 on Thursday at Peters Township's AHN Arena.
If Geibel Catholic's boys basketball game Saturday was a boxing match the Gators would've been given a couple standing eight counts in the first quarter of their match-up with top-seeded Imani Christian.
MCMURRAY -- It looked murky early for the Gators, but Geibel Catholic saved its best for last and used a 21-12 fourth quarter advantage to advance to the WPIAL Class A semifinals with a thrilling come-from-behind win over Neighborhood Academy, 66-64, Wednesday night.
Zion Moore poured in a game-high 32 points and Quinton Martin finished with a double-double to lead Belle Vernon to an 81-55 victory at Quaker Valley Monday night in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAAA boys basketball playoffs.
Don Porter made it clear to his fourth-seeded Geibel Catholic boys basketball team not to look past the first round of the playoffs.
Geibel Catholic entered the girls basketball season having won a combined four games in the previous four seasons while Laurel Highlands had compiled just five victories in its last three seasons.
Laurel Highlands and Uniontown battled through a combined four overtimes in their two meetings and wound up as Section 3-AAAA co-champions so it wasn't a surprise the were placed next to each other in the WPIAL boys playoff seedings released on Monday.
The Waynesburg Central girls wrapped up sole possession of the Section 4-AAA crown Thursday night with a 46-40 victory against visiting Brownsville.
Quinton Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 18 rebounds Tuesday night to lead visiting Belle Vernon to a 72-42 Section 3-AAAA victory at Albert Gallatin.
McKenna DeUnger scored a game-high 24 points Monday night to lead visiting Charleroi to a 56-35 Section 4-AAA victory at Brownsville.
Kaley Rohanna scored her 1,000th career point and in the process helped Waynesburg Central's girls basketball team clinch its second consecutive section championship Thursday night.
The Southmoreland wrestling team opened the WPIAL Class AA Team Tournament Monday night with a 45-24 preliminary round victory against Carlynton.
CONNELLSVILLE TWP. -- The Monessen-Geibel Catholic boys game Friday night had a retro feel as the two teams met in a key Section 2-A game.
CONNELLSVILLE TWP. -- Monessen's surge late in the second quarter carried the visiting Lady Greyhounds to a key 57-22 Section 2-A victory against Geibel Catholic.