Boys Soccer: East Feature Athlete - Greensburg Salem's Connor Jobe

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Name: Connor Jobe
School: Greensburg Salem
Grade: 11
Sport: Boys Soccer
Position: Forward

Background: Jobe scored two goals, including the winner late in the first overtime, to give Greensburg Salem a 2-1 home win against Mount Pleasant last Thursday. Jobe, a three-year starter, has scored a team-best six goals for the Golden Lions, who have had one of the biggest turnarounds in the WPIAL. After going just 5-12 overall last season, the Golden Lions are 5-1 overall and top the Class AA Section 1 standings with a 5-0 record. The Golden Lions are hunting their first postseason berth since 2010.


Boys Soccer: Greensburg Salem one of the WPIAL's biggest surprises

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Greensburg Salem won just five games last season and finished in a tie for last place in its section.

What a difference a year makes.

Less than a month into the season, Greensburg Salem has already matched last season's win total and own the lead in Class AA Section 1. The Lions are 5-1 overall and 5-0 in section play. Their only loss was to Class AAA Latrobe.

"Really, it's the teamwork of all the players," Greensburg Salem coach John Lynch said of the turnaround. "They've been great at working at moving the ball and not being selfish."


Girls Tennis: Greensburg Salem's Neurohr qualifies for district singles

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Though Greensburg Salem is often overshadowed in its section by Greensburg Central Catholic, there is little doubt that the Golden Lions have the capability of making a name for itself this year thanks in large part to seniors Annie Neurohr and Ashley Neumann.


Neurohr was the No. 1 seed in the Section 1-AA singles tournament earlier this week and qualified for the WPIAL Class AA finals, which will be played Mondayat Norwin.



Greensburg Salem 2015 Football Preview

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In two seasons with Dave Keefer at the helm, the Golden Lions have a combined 6-13 mark. Keefer enters his third season with hopes of getting the Golden Lions back to the WPIAL playoffs after a three-year drought.

The Golden Lions had a 2-6 record in the Greater Allegheny Conference and finished with a 3-6 overall record last season. Improving on that record will be a challenge, as the team was hit hard by graduation losses.

"The Greater Allegheny Conference is as good as you get," Keefer said. "And it's even stronger with Armstrong coming in. Every team has a chance to win games. There are no easy games. If you don't show up ready to play, you're not going to get any slack from your opponent."

A trio of two-way starters head up the Golden Lions' short list of returning starters: Connor Forkey (5-8, 175, Sr., RB-FS), Sean Dean (5-10, 200, Sr., FB-LB) and Derek Berberick (6-0, 255, Sr., C-DL). Forkey rushed for 575 yards on 114 carries last season. Dean rushed for 107 yards on 32 carries.


Alumni Update - Rachel Roddy (Point Park)

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University's Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the inductees for the Class of 2015, which are Randy Smith (Men's Basketball, 1989-93) and Rachel Roddy (Volleyball, 2007-10).

Roddy, from Greensburg, Pa., and Greensburg Salem High School, was the backbone of Point Park volleyball from 2007-10 and led the ushering in of the current state of the Pioneers program. An AVCA-NAIA All-Northeast Region player, Roddy had career totals of 1,628 kills and 1,668 digs to join a rare category of collegiate volleyball players surpassing 1,000 in both categories. In the classroom, she had a 3.92 GPA as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete.