The Purbalite

Volleyball team finds optimism in tough season

October 25, 2012

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By Helaina Cozza After getting off to a rough start, the girls volleyball team is looking for a strong finish.  The team initially had a goal of winning the section, but that was no longer possible after getting off to a 1-7...

On the comeback trail

October 25, 2012

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By Victoria Sommer On June 16, Juliana Fortunato, a track and cross country athlete, was going out for a regular run, that day heading to Caste Village. But everything changed when she was hit by an SUV at the intersection of...

Inside the lines: Small schools take money and try to run

October 25, 2012

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By Mike McLaughlin The Savannah State Tigers football program hasn’t had a winning season since 1998, yet their first two regular season games were against Florida State and Oklahoma State. The Tigers aren’t the only minor...

Tennis seniors take their final score

October 25, 2012

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By Israel Bonilla Even though the girl’s tennis team didn’t make it to the playoffs this year, they stuck together as a team and persevered through the season.  “It was a harder a year for us this season, since new and...

Boys, girls soccer teams net new coaches

October 25, 2012

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By Becky Terleski The arrival of a pair of babies led to two new coaches this season for the boys and girls soccer teams. The teams said goodbye to coaches Bryan Welles and Elizabeth Allemang and welcomed Adam Obranovich and...

Baldwin outdoors: State archery season begins

October 25, 2012

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By Austin Bower Pennsylvania’s statewide deer season began Sept. 29. Although the 29th was the season opener, Allegheny County has a special regulation in which archery season began two weeks earlier. This season includes only...

Last season’s losses motivates players

October 25, 2012

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By Mike McLaughlin After losing eight starters on each side of the ball last year, the football team has looked to returning starters and many new young players to make plays for the team. “We need other kids to make plays...

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...

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