February 21, 2015
by Kevin Gorman
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Gorman: Perry grad McGhee takes NFL detour, signs with CFL’s BC Lions
On the Kevin Gorman Show on TribLIVE Radio, former Perry Traditional Academy coach Bill Gallagher joined me to talk about Greg McGhee. Chris Harlan previewed the WPIAL basketball quarterfinals, where we discussed the Ambridge-Mars and Eden Christian-Sewickley Academy games. Both saw top seeds fall in upsets.
Click here to listen to the podcast.
#TribHS roundup: Three top seeds lose in quarterfinals
Highlands’ Lavontae Martin (10) gets tangled up with Indiana’s Riley Stapleton (23)
Indiana brushes past Highlands into semifinals, by Bill Beckner Jr.
New Castle continues playoff mastery of Hampton, by Chris Harlan.
Jeannette’s Julian Batts celebrates his team’s comeback win over Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic
Jeannette boys get past Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, by Ed Phillipps.
Monessen crushes California again, by Jeff Oliver.
Norwin girls pull away, oust Shaler, by Dave Mackall.
Burrell girls advance to WPIAL semifinals for third straight season, by George Guido.
Allderdice’s Lamone Dixon Jr.
Title game rematches set in City League, by Chris Harlan.
ON THE MAT
McGuffey’s Gage Nicolella (top) controls Valley’s Sequawon Harris in their 113-pound bout during the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AA individual championships
McGuffey’s top-seeded Nicolella advances to WPIAL Class AA semifinals, by Bill West.
Burrell’s Damon Greenwald reacts after pinning Freedom’s Levi Bonzo at 1:59 of their 152-pound bout during the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AA Individual Wrestling Championships
Burrell’s Greenwald returns to semifinals, by Bill West.
South Allegheny duo survives OT scares, advances to semifinals, by Paul Schofield.
Southmoreland, Mt. Pleasant stars set tone of success at WPIALs, by Jason Black.
Southmoreland 138-pound junior Myers eyes return to final, by Paul Schofield.
West Shamokin’s Brenden Glover prepares to pin West Greene’s Connor Main at 52 seconds of their 182-pound bout during the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AA individual championships
West Shamokin’s Glover gets to WPIAL Class AA semifinals for first time, by Bill West.
IN THE POOL
Swimmers start in the boys 200-yard medley relay for the 2015 WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships at Trees Pool
Records fall on opening day of WPIAL swimming championships, by Doug Gulasy.
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Uhrin claims WPIAL gold in butterfly, by Kevin Lohman.
Despite no team, Yough’s Cochran shines at WPIAL swim meet, by Doug Gulasy.
Sabrina Bowman of St. Joseph swims in the girls 100-yard butterfly at the 2015 WPIAL Class AA swimming championships
Highlands, St. Joseph swimmers defend WPIAL titles, by Doug Gulasy.
Bria Otwell of Freeport competes at the WPIAL Class AA swimming championships
Freeport’s Pawlak, Otwell again qualify for PIAA meet, by Doug Gulasy.
Geibel’s Emily Zimcosky (left) and Freeport’s Zoe Pawlak shake hands after the 500-yard freestyle at the 2015 WPIAL Class AA swimming championships
Geibel’s Zimcosky claims second straight 50 freestyle title, by Kevin Lohman.