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.
Geibel Catholic Junior/Senior High School
611 E. Crawford Avenue Connellsville, PA 15425
Father Robert T. Lubic
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.
The team of Bob Cippoletti, Gene Crum, Bill Marovic and Darwin Stalnaker may have won the championship, but the true winners of Friday's golf outing for the Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame were Ken Ivory and his staff at Pleasant Valley Country Club.
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…
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…
Geibel Catholic players who were named to the Fayette County Coaches Association All-County Baseball Team were (from left) Adam Mucha, Jacob Mariotti, Eli Haky and Hannah Geary. Not pictured is Kaleb Lehman.
Bentworth's Justin Kisner was the winner of the grand prize, a brand new Mitsubishi Mirage, at the Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi Elite Scholar Athlete Banquet presented by the Herald-Standard at Hugo's Restaurant on Wednesday night.
Geibel Catholic led 3-1 after the first inning Friday afternoon, but visiting Mapletown turned up the offense for the Maples' first victory of the season, 18-4.
Caelen Stevenson and Sara Ehrhardt have a lot in common. The Geibel Catholic seniors list Mr. Procko's Anatomy class as their favorite subject, a course that should be useful considering the future course of study for both student-athletes are the life sciences. Stevenson hopes to be a physi…
The Connellsville boys closed the day's events Saturday at Bill Power Stadium with a victory lap to celebrate the successful defense of their FCCA Track & Field Championship team title.
Gionna Quarzo covered 6,400 meters Saturday and the Brownsville junior was rewarded for all those laps by repeating as the Track MVP at the annual FCCA Track & Field Championship at Uniontown's Bill Power Stadium.
The Falcons came through in the final race of the day for Bodee Stonebraker, giving the Connellsville senior the points he needed to repeat as the county meet Track MVP Saturday at Uniontown's Bill Power Stadium.