The Purbalite

Sophomore Taylor shines once again

October 25, 2012

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By Elaina DePetro Going into this year’s golf season, Zack Taylor faced a unique dilemma. When you win WPIALs as a freshman, what do you do as a follow up? The answer for Taylor was to go right back to the WPIAL finals. This...

Victory for some, loss for others

October 8, 2012

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Homecoming weekend was a tough one for the Baldwin football team. They played Woodland Hills and lost 35-7.The current record is 1-5 and there are three games left in the season. During halftime, Homecoming King and Queen, Patrick...

Girl’s soccer triumphs, football falls

October 1, 2012

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Girls’ soccer team dominated against Albert Gallatin with a final score of 14-0. Both varsity and JV football lost to Upper St. Clair. Varsity’s had a final score of 47-6 and JV 35-7.

Junior boxer wins prestigous “Gloves” tourney

June 4, 2012

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By CORRINE PERELLA Eight years ago, Junior Matt Conway started his boxing career at South Park Gym, following in the footsteps of his older brothers. These days he is truly bolstering the Conway name in boxing circles, as he...

Kuchta races to WPIAL glory

June 4, 2012

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By DAN THOMPSON  Baldwin has another WPIAL track champion.  Senior Andrew Kuchta crushed the competition in the 3,200-meter race in the WPIAL track championships hosted at Baldwin in mid-May.   Kuchta qualified for state...

Special Olympics games, bocce tourney thrive again

June 4, 2012

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By GREGORY HOLOWATYJ For physical education teacher Tim Laughlin, being able to help put together the Special Olympics Allegheny County Summer Games at Baldwin High School is one of the highlights of each school year. “I feel...

Running to Recovery

March 27, 2012

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By Brian Ackermann Every so often, a special person comes along whose kindness and spirit touch everyone’s lives. For those involved with the men’s cross country team, Bonita Schmidt -- “Bunny,” as her runners call her...

Girls Basketball team advances to states

March 8, 2012

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Come out and support the Lady Highlanders as they play in the first round of the PIAA state playoffs. They will face off against Taylor Allderdice High School at Carrick High School on Friday at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in attending...

Bowling team reaches Regionals

March 7, 2012

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The Bowling team will travel to North Versailles this weekend to participate in a Regional bowling competition. Friday's events include the Regional singles in which Baldwin will be represented by seven members. Lizzie Geis,...

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