High School football in Fayette County has been in a downward spiral for well over a decade.
Laurel Highlands School District
304 Bailey Avenue Uniontown, PA 15401
North Union Township and South Union Township
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Laurel Highlands broke away in the fourth quarter Friday night to hand Penn Hills its first Section 1-AAAAA loss of the season as the Mustangs returned home with a 67-59 victory.
Uniontown will host Laurel Highlands next Wednesday in the first of two boys basketball clashes this season, but the Red Raiders and Mustangs haven't met on the football field since 2017, although that will change this fall.
Laurel Highlands battled back to force overtime, but couldn't complete the comeback in a 65-62 setback to Woodland Hills on Tuesday in Section 1-AAAAA play at Harold "Horse" Taylor Memorial Gymnasium.
Penn Hills scored all the points it needed in the first quarter Monday night as the Lady Indians returned home from Laurel Highlands with a 60-11 Section 3-AAAAA victory.
Travis Sankovich will make the jump to the Division I level next year when he enrolls at Marshall University to continue his academic and baseball careers in Huntington, West Virginia.
The crew at Laurel Highlands went right to work with a ladder positioned to update the record board on the wall of the school's natatorium soon after the Fillies defeated Derry Friday night, 98-74, for a Section 4-AA win.
Uniontown earned a season sweep over cross-town rival Laurel Highlands in a 62-24 Section 3-AAAAA victory on Thursday at AJ Everhart Memorial Gymnasium.
Laurel Highlands jumped out to a 10-point lead in the first quarter and held off a late charge by Albert Gallatin for a 70-61 victory in Section 1-AAAAA play on Tuesday in the Herald-Standard Game of the Week at Albert Gallatin High School.
The initial WPIAL swimming and diving qualifying performance list was posted Monday, and, not surprisingly, among the top performers in the first month or so of the season are Mount Pleasant's Heather Gardner, Belle Vernon's Ian Shahan and Elizabeth Forward's Kaelyn McClain.
The Albert Gallatin girls nearly scored all the points needed in the first eight minutes Monday night on their way to a 60-27 Section 3-AAAA victory over visiting Laurel Highlands.
Laurel Highlands jumped out early and never looked back in an 86-59 non-section victory over Waynesburg Central on Saturday at Harold “Horse” Taylor Memorial Gymnasium.
Rodney Gallagher was 6-for-6 from the line down the stretch Friday night as Laurel Highlands held on for a 58-51 Section 1-AAAAA victory over visiting Greensburg Salem.
Penn-Trafford held a 24-2 lead at the end of the first quarter Thursday night and didn't look back for a 62-11 Section 3-AAAAA road victory at Laurel Highlands.
The Connellsville girls led 21-0 after the first quarter and the Lady Falcons didn't look back for a 44-6 non-section victory Saturday afternoon at Laurel Highlands.
A new year and a new decade is upon us, but before we trek too far into 2020 let's take a look back at some of the highlights in high school sports from 2019.