Girls Tennis: 2014 Section Singles Results

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 9:59 pm

Below are results of the eight section singles tournaments, held Sept. 10-11. The top four finishers in each section qualify for the WPIAL Singles Tournaments, which will be held Sept. 17-18. SECTION ...

Girls Tennis: Penn Hills hires coach ... again

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:30 am

  The Penn Hills school board unanimously voted to hire tennis coach Jack Kowalski during its Aug. 25 meeting. The board voted 4-2 to remove Kowalski from the athletic supplement's list in late-June, ...

Girls Tennis: Chartiers Valley looking to finish .500

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:30 am

  Chartiers Valley currently sits at 4-4 on the season (1-3 in Class AAA Section 4) and Colts coach Diane Daeschner is hoping her team can finish at or above its current win percentage. “I’m surprised,” ...

Girls Tennis: Section 2 sending four North athletes to WPIALs

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:30 am

The WPIAL’s new tennis alignment this season has cut down the number of sections in both classifications to four, which has increased the number of qualifiers for WPIALs from each section from three ...

Girls Tennis: Central Valley battling top teams

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:15 am

Central Valley is 5-2 (4-2) in Section 2-AA, which features perennial power Beaver and Quaker Valley.  In fact, the Warriors dropped contests against the Bobcats and Quakers, 5-0 and 3-2, respectively, ...

Girls Tennis: Penn-Trafford's postseason hopes still alive

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:15 am

  After an 11-3 finish a year ago, Penn-Trafford has limped out of the gate with a 4-5 record. On the surface it may look like the Warriors postseason hopes are over, but a 3-1 record in Section ...

Girls Tennis: South Park again atop the section standings

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 8:15 am

South Park may be in a new section with the WPIAL changing Class AA from six conferences down to four this year for tennis. But the Eagles are still in the same position they always seem to be — on ...

Girls Tennis: Penn-Trafford handling changes

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado profiles the Penn-Trafford girls tennis team. "In her 20 years of coaching WPIAL tennis Penn-Trafford coach Jane DeBone admits this year has been unlike any before. With the recent section ...

Alumni Update - Lauren Cowden (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Waynesburg University women"s tennis team split a pair of road matches this week. The Yellow Jackets rolled to an 8-1 victory at Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday, before suffering an ...

Alumni Update - Sydney Sterner (Westminster)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

... at number two doubles. Sterner, a West Allegheny graduate, is 3-0 in the first singles slot this season, and 3-0 with Fling at second doubles. Her performance earned her PAC Women’s Tennis Player of ...

Tennis: Central Valley looks to compete

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014 8:30 am

All the talk heading in to this year in the West's new Section 2-AA was about Beaver and Ellwood City, but Central Valley didn't bother listening.  The Warriors are 5-1 (4-1) through the first ...

Tennis: Derry turning heads

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014 8:30 am

Five up, five down.  Derry has started its Section 3-AA slate 5-0, including 5-0 wins over Springdale, Riverview and Ford City.  Juniors Maria Palombo and Natalie Sarnes, sophomore Katie ...

Tennis: Thomas Jefferson must replace a lot of starters again

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014 8:30 am

  With only two starters back from its 2012 team, Thomas Jefferson finished second in Class AA Section 5 last season with a 12-2 mark before falling in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA tournament ...

Tennis: Sewickley looking to reload

Published on Thursday, 04 September 2014 8:30 am

Sewickley Academy has made the WPIAL Class AA final six straight years, and despite losing five of seven starters from the 2013 squad, the Panthers are once again one of the favorites in Class AA. Sewickley ...