With win against Peters Township, Mt. Lebanon clinches sub-section title and pins down home-mat advantage for first-round of WPIAL wrestling team tournament.
Gerrit Nijenhuis became a four-time Tri-County Athletic Directors’ Association wrestling champion when the Canon-McMillan senior scored a major decision, 13-3, against Donovan McMillon from Peters Township in the 182-pound finals.
Many area athletes and teams left their mark on the worldwide, national, regional and state sports stage in 2019. And as the old year passes, here is a look at the top 10 events that dominated The Almanac headlines and the action.
Alex Minton of Bethel Park has been named a semifinalist for the 2019 Gagliardi Trophy, which is presented to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.
Dance or dribble. The dilemma confronted Megan McConnell at an early age when she had to choose between the family’s forte–basketball–and her personal passion–pirouettes.
Patrick Anderson of Mt. Lebanon kept his cross country winning streak alive when he captured first place in the 2019 Foot Locker North East Regional and earned his second consecutive trip to nationals.
Despite loss to Gateway, 21-20, in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game, Peters Township experienced the best football season in program history.
Through a cold and steady rain, second-seeded Gateway hit just enough chunk plays to edge fifth-seeded Peters Township, 21-20, in the WPIAL Class 5A football championship game Saturday night at soggy Norwin High School.
Alex Minton of Bethel Park is making the most of his final season of college football. The Denison University senior ranks among the Top 5 rushers in the NCAA Division III.