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Burrell High School Class of 2018  Tribune-Review

Olivia Flemm takes a selfie with a group of friends before the graduation commencement at Burrell High School on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in Lower Burrell.

High school scores for Dec. 8, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys WPIAL Saturday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Championship Aquinas Academy 82, Cornerstone Prep 72 Consolation ...

Lower Burrell man dies from injuries in Saturday night crash  Tribune-Review

A 54-year-old Lower Burrell man died from injuries suffered in an auto accident in Lower Burrell on Saturday, according to his obituary. Jeffrey Emerson West ...

High school scores, schedules for Dec. 7, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys Friday's results Aquinas Academy tournament Aquinas Academy 72, Neighborhood Academy 68 Cornerstone Prep 72, First ...

Some Western Pa. schools move to later starts for students  Tribune-Review

Some local districts have followed through on efforts to evaluate and implement later school start times heading into the new school year. Burrell High School ...

Unfound: Upper Burrell woman searches for missing daughter, solace  Tribune-Review

By the time Brianna Hughes turned 30, her mother had stopped worrying about her run-ins with the law. In fact, she welcomed them. 'I prayed every day that ...

Upper Burrell man killed in Gilpin forklift accident  Tribune-Review

Michael Zanotti was always helping others, and, tragically, he died in an equipment accident Saturday while he was doing just that in Gilpin. Zanotti, 51, of Upper ...

Burrell graduate to dance professional jazz piece during annual concert at Pitt  Tribune-Review

A Burrell High School graduate and former high school dance team captain will show off her dance moves at the upcoming 'Spring In Your Step' concert at the ...

Burrell High School graduation  Tribune-Review

Here is the 2017 graduating class for Burrell High School: Vanessa Marie Adams, Lukas Arnold, Brandon Alexander William Artman, Bridget A. Babinsack, Ryan ...

Motorcycle run to honor Officer Brian Shaw  Tribune-Review

A motorcycle run to benefit the Officer Brian Shaw Scholarship fund will be held in August. According to the fund's Facebook site, the bike run will be held from ...

Burrell School Board fails to fill vacancy  Tribune-Review

The Burrell School Board will try again next month to fill an empty seat on the board. The board reached an impasse Tuesday night, after two apparently ...

Seismic tests get OK on Burrell School District property  Tribune-Review

Geokinetics USA Inc., an oil and gas exploration company, has been granted permission by the Burrell School Board to conduct seismic testing on school ...

Former Lower Burrell woman facing accessory to murder charges in Louisiana  Tribune-Review

A former Lower Burrell woman was ordered to remain in a Louisiana prison Tuesday on charges of being an accessory to the murder of her boyfriend, a man ...

What's new at Alle-Kiski Valley school districts  Tribune-Review

Allegheny Valley School District First day of school: Aug. 27 Lunch and breakfast prices: Breakfast at Colfax Upper Elementary and Acemtonia Elementary: ...

Lower Burrell celebrates its veterans  Tribune-Review

As a line of motorcycles wound its way down Wildlife Lodge Road in Lower Burrell on Memorial Day, George Bagaley sat on a friend's front porch and thought of ...

Burrell's blond brothers are creating a wrestling dynasty  WTAE Pittsburgh

The New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl victory is prompting a lot of talk about dynasties. For a local example, look no further than Burrell High School, where ...

9 Teens Injured In Lower Burrell Crash  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Nine teenagers were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Lower Burrell.

Burrell High School evacuated after bomb threat discovery | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Burrell High School was evacuated Friday morning due to a bomb threat. According to Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE, the threat was found ...

Autopsy finds Burrell football player had heart tumor  WTAE Pittsburgh

Noah Cornuet, a 16-year-old Burrell High School student, collapsed during the football team's preseason conditioning in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County.

Volunteers aim to ensure kids in Burrell lunch program have enough to eat on weekends  Tribune-Review

Bags of nonperishable food went home with about 80 Burrell elementary students Friday — just in time for the weekend's wintry weather. Bon Air and Stewart ...

Lower Burrell couple mourns loss of son to heroin  Tribune-Review

A 2011 Burrell High School graduate and wrestling champion, David Makara didn't live to see his 25th birthday — another victim of the heroin epidemic.

Lower Burrell Teen Found Dead In Car Hours Before Her High School Graduation  CBS Local

A 17-year-old girl was found dead in a car outside her home in Lower Burrel.

Pennsylvania girl, 17, found dead in car on graduation day  WFMJ

A coroner and police are trying to figure out how a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl died in a car early on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school.

Burrell H.S. to celebrate 50th graduating class  Tribune-Review

A year early, Burrell High School's Class of 2015 is beginning to celebrate its place in history as the district's 50th graduating class. Juniors Mary Jo Palko, ...

Burrell High School Class of 2014  Tribune-Review

Presenting the Burrell High School Class of 2014: Rachel Acre, Joshua Adams, Alec Albinini, Michaela Alcorn, Jesse Allan, John Andrejcik, Corey Arabia, Ean ...

Burrell honors sports heavyweight Butch Liput with scholarship  Tribune-Review

It wasn't a routine 80th birthday party for Lower Burrell resident John 'Butch' Liput. Family and other well-wishers back on Jan. 6 announced that a scholarship ...

Former Pitt, Burrell football star John Brown dies at 58  Tribune-Review

John Brown, a former Pitt and Burrell High School football star, died Friday after an undisclosed illness. Brown is best known for his game-winning catch in the ...

Liotta resigns as Colonials' head football coach | Local  Uniontown Herald Standard

Shawn Liotta resigned Monday night as head football coach at Albert Gallatin.

Coroner: Burrell H.S. Teen Died Of Accidental Overdose On Graduation Day  CBS Local

LOWER BURRELL (KDKA/AP) – The Westmoreland County coroner says a 17-year-old girl found dead on the day she was supposed to graduate from high ...

Funeral home founder grew with city  Tribune-Review

Frank Gigler opened his funeral home in 1959, the same year Lower Burrell became a city. That started Mr. Gigler and Lower Burrell on parallel courses of ...

Death of Burrell student-athlete prompts Noah's Law  Tribune-Review

In August, Burrell High School football player Noah Cornuet, 16, was stricken during a preseason workout and died. Now his name is being added to a proposed ...

Former Burrell High School Swim Coach Takes Plea Deal  CBS Local

A former high school swim coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student will spend time behind bars. Ray Novak, 33, will spend five to 10 years ...

Man accused of killing rookie police officer in small-town Pennsylvania has been captured  Washington Post

The man who authorities say shot and killed a Pennsylvania police officer was caught Tuesday morning following a manhunt that lasted nearly 3 1/2 days.

BRIAN SHAW: What we know about fallen Officer Brian Shaw | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

Officer Brian Shaw was shot and killed Friday night in New Kensington.

Burrell's Taylor Johnson named WPIAL all-around individual champion in gymnastics  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Taylor Johnson found what she had been seeking. The Burrell senior was named the individual all-around champion at the 2018 WPIAL gymnastics ...

In an emotional farewell, throng pays respects to fallen New Kensington police officer Brian Shaw  Tribune-Review

Frazer police Chief Terry Kuhns sat across the table from the wide-eyed job candidate and asked the standard question: 'Why do you want to be a cop' The ...

High school scores, schedules for Oct. 25, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Cross country Boys Thursday's results WPIAL championships At Cal (Pa.) Class 3A Team results 1. North Allegheny, 63; 2. Seneca Valley, 84; 3.

High school sports scores, schedules for Aug. 23, 2018  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

High schools Football Friday's schedule Western Pa. vs. Everyone Showcase at Wolvarena Erie Cathedral Prep vs. Central Catholic, 8 p.m.; West Toronto Prep, ...

Lower Burrell man found dead outside his home  Tribune-Review

The body of a Lower Burrell man was found Thursday morning in a vehicle parked in front of his Wachter Avenue home. Police say Tylor Cook, 24, was spotted ...

High school football Q&A with Derry's Onreey Stewart  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Onreey Stewart carries a photo of his late mother, Tammy Smith, in his wallet and has another snapshot of her on his cellphone. He glances.

Coroner: Girl died of accidental overdose on graduation day  WTAE Pittsburgh

The county coroner says a 17-year-old Burrell High School student found dead on the day she was supposed to graduate accidentally overdosed on a ...

'Wonderful' Lower Burrell woman killed in Tennessee church mission crash  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A 23-year-old Lower Burrell woman died this week of injuries she suffered in a vehicle accident in Tennessee on July 1 while on a church mission.

Female soccer coaches finding success with AK Valley programs  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Brittni Grenninger went through her entire childhood and high school soccer career playing for male coaches, but that changed when she arrived at St. Francis.

Upper Burrell man receives liver donation from daughter  Tribune-Review

Kelsey McHenry followed in the footsteps of her father, Patrick McHenry, a former Valley High School teacher, assistant football coach and track coach.

Former Lower Burrell swim coach pleads guilty to having sexual relationship with student | WPXI  WPXI Pittsburgh

A former assistant swim coach at a Westmoreland County high school pleaded guilty to charges including indecent assault and aggravated indecent assault.

Veterans Day events in Western Pa. scheduled throughout the week  Tribune-Review

Flags mark the graves of veterans, at the Woodlawn Cemetary of Denmark Manor in Penn Township, on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Flag Day marks the day on ...

WPIAL high school football don't-miss matchups for Week 1  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Here's a look at some don't-miss WPIAL high school football games for Week 1: Class 6A Seneca Valley (1-0, 0-0) vs. 3-6A Central Catholic (1-0,

3 charged with selling heroin that killed Lower Burrell woman  Tribune-Review

John Donati has waited for more than a year to hear that police found the people who allegedly sold a powerful heroin mix that killed his daughter, Christina Ann ...

PIAA issues word of caution to schools considering secession  Tribune-Review

The PIAA issued a word of caution to public school administrators who have suggested seceding from the state athletic association. andquot;Should a school ...

Thirty-six seniors up for Westmoreland County Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award  Tribune-Review

Here's a look at the 36 seniors who are in the running for the annual Westmoreland County Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award. A male and female winner.

High school team, individual wrestling rankings for week of Jan. 15  Tribune-Review

Here's a look at the Tribune-Review's team and individual wrestling rankings for the week of Jan. 15, 2018: Team rankings Class AAA School Rec. Pvs. 1.

Gr8 expectations: Burrell joins top WPIAL dynasties  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The Burrell Bucs wrestling team is one of the greatest dynasties in the history of the WPIAL, and that's not an overstatement. It's reality.

After winning past 3 WPIAL titles, Thomas Jefferson chasing program history  Tribune-Review

Seven WPIAL championships and three PIAA titles. A total of 18 conference crowns in the past 23 seasons. The Thomas Jefferson football program has set.

Lower Burrell native returns to his roots after modeling around the world  Tribune-Review

Mark Peconi's modeling career, launched when he was a teen, took him from Pittsburgh, to New York, to Europe and California. Now 56, he has settled in Lower ...

Alex Bellinotti leads Burrell football into season  Tribune-Review

Two years ago, as a freshman, Burrell's Alex Bellinotti got his chance to show what he could do with playing time on offense, defense and.

High school scores, summaries and schedules: March 9, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys PIAA playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's schedule Abington (22-5) vs. Harrisburg (17-3) at Cheltenham, 4 p.m.; Northampton ...

Authorities go after alleged Lower Burrell drug trafficker's assets  Tribune-Review

The federal and state governments are seeking assets from an alleged drug trafficker accused of having cocaine and weapons in his Lower Burrell home.

Burrell grad Young returns home to wrestle professionally  Tribune-Review

When Mike Young attended Burrell High School, he didn't participate in the Bucs' successful wrestling program, but he always knew he wanted to become a ...

High school notebook: Norwin's Rizzo nearing college decision  Tribune-Review

Gianni Rizzo is just about ready to make his college decision. The incoming Norwin senior football player has more than a dozen Division I scholarship.

Riverview runners look to build off section championships  Tribune-Review

The Riverview boys cross country team graduated 10 from last year's WPIAL Class A runner-up team that also placed eighth at the PIAA championships.

Baseball at New Kensington campus to return in fall  Penn State News

After a seven-year hiatus, baseball returns to Penn State New Kensington under the direction of new head coach Jim Perry. The team will operate as a club team ...

High school scores, summaries and schedules: March 10, 2018  Tribune-Review

High schools Basketball Boys PIAA playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's results Abington 61, Harrisburg 57 Allderdice 63, Mt. Lebanon 54 Central Bucks ...

Westmoreland high school football notebook: Franklin Regional seeks better result against Gateway  Tribune-Review

The number 63 haunts Franklin Regional. For a program with a proud playoff tradition, one built on defense, the Panthers admitted to being embarrassed after a ...

TribHSSN PIAA football rankings: Top seeds hold serve  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Whether you are a fan of your local district team or you like to know what's going on in high school football around Pennsylvania, the.

Franklin Regional bowlers capture 1st WPIBL championship  Tribune-Review

When Franklin Regional senior anchor Kyle Wilkinson found out his Panthers finished second and moved onto the Western Pa. Interscholastic Bowling League's ...

New coach Zach Smith takes reins for Baldwin girls tennis  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Zach Smith, 29, has a proficient tennis background. Baldwin's new head coach played the sport for three years at Ringgold High School before attending Cal.

Fox Chapel cross country teams have high expectations  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

The Fox Chapel girls cross country team brought home the top prize in the state last year as PIAA Class AAA team champion. The state.

Wilson resigns as Hampton baseball coach  Tribune-Review

There hasn't been much in life that has stopped Gary Wilson from being involved with youth baseball. After walking away from the Hampton baseball team.

Keystone Oaks  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for Keystone Oaks 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on TribLIVE's High ...

North Hills  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for North Hills 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on TribLIVE's High ...

Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue  Tribune-Review

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic school in Pittsburgh's ...

Ann Peery Ritter to be inducted into wrestling hall of fame  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

One of the first female wrestling referees in Pennsylvania to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

West Allegheny girls soccer earns 1st playoff berth  Tribune-Review

West Allegheny's girls soccer team earned the right to participate in the WPIAL playoffs for the first time. The Indians aren't ready to celebrate just yet, though.

Trib HSSN athletes of the week: Mars' Zachary Leachman, Freedom's Jayden Sharpless  Tribune-Review

Zachary Leachman School: Mars Class: Junior Sport: Cross country Claim to fame: Leachman battled through a rainy, muddy course at Brush Creek Park and ...

Woodland Hills shows glimpse of new passing attack in loss to Woodrow Wilson  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Woodland Hills quarterback Gavin Gurreri-Judson zipped a short pass to wideout Jay Smith, who turned up field, collided with a tackler and flipped over the.

Tuesday's WPIAL baseball championship preview capsules  Tribune-Review

WPIAL Baseball Class 4A Championship No. 3 South Fayette (16-5) vs. No. 4 Ringgold (16-3) 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wild Things Park South Fayette Coach:

Thomas Jefferson's Serapiglia gauging interest from FBS, FCS programs  Tribune-Review

Notebook items from the Thomas Jefferson High School campus: andamp;#8226; Dom Serapiglia, a rock-solid 6-foot-2, 285-pound senior lineman on the TJ ...

TribHSSN PIAA football rankings: Shakeup at the top  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Whether you are a fan of your local district team or like to know what's going on in high school football around Pennsylvania, the TribLive.

Despite roster turnover, winning expected to continue at McKeesport  Tribune-Review

In Matt Miller's first year as head football coach at McKeesport, he helped guide the Tigers to the first WPIAL Class 5A championship game at.

Lifesaving neurosurgeon inspires career in medicine  Tribune-Review

Michael Fazzini woke up at 4:30 a.m. to get ready for his first day on the job. He was nervous. So nervous, that on the drive in, he prayed nothing would happen ...

Tutino aims for another record season at Ligonier Valley  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Aaron Tutino's statistics are eye-popping - 55 catches in each of the past two seasons for a combined 2213 yards and 34 touchdowns. He's attended.

Pine-Richland's Jurkovec, Jeannette's Kennedy earn Mr. PA Football honors  Tribune-Review

For the second time this winter, Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec and Jeannette's Robert Kennedy traveled halfway across the state and came home with a trophy.

Trib HSSN releases statewide football rankings for Week Zero - Trib HSSN  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Whether you are a fan of a local district team or like to know what's going on in high school football around Pennsylvania, the TribLive.

Runners get to test 'The Hill' at Tri-State Coaches cross country meet  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Thursday's annual Tri-State Coaches Association cross country championships at Cal (Pa.) served as a preview for the WPIAL championships, set for Oct. 25.

Propel Andrew Street  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for Propel Andrew Street 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on ...

Week Zero football roundup: Mars edges West Mifflin  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Garrett Reinke ran for 166 yards as Mars edged past Class 5A No. 4 West Mifflin, 7-6, in a Week Zero nonconference game Friday night.

St. Joseph runner Singleton forms a talented 1-man team  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Every coach out there who has paced a locker room and yelled to his players that there's no such thing as a one-man team, is.

Canon-McMillan  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for Canon-McMillan 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on TribLIVE's ...

TribLive HSSN ranks the top 7 running backs in WPIAL history — No. 1 - Trib HSSN  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

Did you ever wonder how you would rank the top high school football players in WPIAL history So did the staff at the TribLive High.

Honoring the Alle-Kiski Valley's veterans started Friday, continues Saturday  Tribune-Review

With words, poetry and song, Alle-Kiski Valley residents began gathering Friday to honor the area's veterans in advance of Veterans Day today. Among the ...

Matt Humbert builds Belle Vernon football into regular contender  Tribune-Review

Matt Humbert built Ringgold football into a regular winner, something the Rams hadn't been the decade before he became coach in 2010 after a two-game.

Steel Valley  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for Steel Valley 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on TribLIVE's High ...

Derry boys volleyball aims to reach new 'heights'  Tribune-Review

Derry's boys volleyball team has a big front line — and big expectations this season. The Trojans reached the WPIAL Class AA semifinals in 2017.

Western Beaver  TribLIVE High School Sports Network

See the latest sports news for Western Beaver 's girls and boys teams. WPIAL and PIAA players, games, stats, rosters and schedules available on TribLIVE's ...

Kevin Stevens to speak to WPIAL players at summit on dangers of addiction  Tribune-Review

Former Pittsburgh Penguins player Kevin Stevens will be the featured speaker at a leadership summit for WPIAL athletes, coaches, athletic directors and ...

Trib's top 10 news stories of 2017 changed lives, communities  Tribune-Review

An unrelenting opioid epidemic that claimed another 158 lives, tragic crimes that put two teenagers in prison, the deaths of two police officers, and a scandal that ...

Recent Norwin grad Harding changes commitment from Penn State to Pitt  Tribune-Review

Just when it looked like he had found the perfect destination for his college soccer career, Anthony Harding had a change of heart. The recent.

Brentwood's Wells to play at Edinboro  Tribune-Review

Tanner Wells grew up as a Spartan athlete. Next fall, he will become a Fighting Scot. Wells recently signed a letter of intent with Edinboro,

WPIAL boys and girls soccer playoff pairings released  Tribune-Review

The Quaker Valley boys soccer team is the No. 1 seed for the WPIAL Class AA tournament, and it will take on Freeport in the first round Monday at 8 p.m. at ...

WPIAL track championships leaving Baldwin for Slippery Rock University  Tribune-Review

After three decades, Baldwin no longer will host the WPIAL track and field championships. The WPIAL board voted Tuesday to move the individual track ...

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