Former Jefferson-Morgan standout Gavin Teasdale announced that he will transfer to Iowa.
Jefferson-Morgan School District
1351 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344
Jefferson Township, Morgan Township, Rices Landing Borough, Jefferson Borough and Clarksville Borough
Donna Brown, Cindy Jento, Lisa Mattish, Robert Mitchell, Brittany Morrison, Deborah Phillips, Mark Pochron, John Shaffer III, Daniel Wagner
School board meetings Voting sessions are held at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month in the elementary school library.
Ernest DeHaas, Radcliffe & DeHaas, Uniontown, 724-439-3900
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.
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.
Although Jefferson-Morgan hung with the Lady Blue Devils, the Lady Rockets' season came to an end Tuesday with a 3-2 loss in the WPIAL Class third-place consolation game at Pleasant Valley Elementary School.
California's baseball team has had its fair share of trips to Wild Things Park in late May, while Laurel Highlands will be playing for the WPIAL Championship for the first time in school history when both take the field this afternoon in the Class A and AAAAA baseball finals.
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.
The Lady Rockets left Trinity Monday afternoon with a smile after a Jefferson-Morgan secured a 3-1 win over Sewickley Academy behind the arm of junior pitcher Caitlyn Dugan in the WPIAL Class A quarterfinals.
The wait is over for the California baseball team, as well as the Mount Pleasant and West Greene softball squads, when the WPIAL playoffs resume Monday with the quarterfinal round.
Jefferson-Morgan only allowed two runs in the first inning, but that was more than enough for Bishop Canevin, as the Rockets couldn’t get the offense going in a 3-0 loss in the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs Wednesday at Boyce-Mayview Park.
Cait Dugan went 3-for-3 with two RBI and fired a two-hitter Tuesday afternoon as J-M pounded Rochester, 15-1 in five innings, in a WPIAL Class A first-round game at Trinity Middle School.
California is eyeing its sixth WPIAL baseball championship, and although No. 1 seeds don’t always translate to titles, Trojans coach Lou Pasquale was glad to see his team earn the top spot in Class A when the pairings for the WPIAL playoffs were released on Friday afternoon.
West Greene and Mount Pleasant were named top seeds as expected, but there were a few surprises among the 14 area playoff teams when the WPIAL softball pairings were released on Thursday.
Monessen scored all of its runs in the bottom of the first inning, and Dawayne Howell and Nate Lynch made the lead stand for a 3-0 Section 2-A victory Wednesday afternoon over visiting Jefferson-Morgan.
Peyton Conte pitched out of a first inning jam and then held Jefferson-Morgan off the board as California remained undefeated in Section 2-A with a 6-1 win Wednesday afternoon.