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Despite falling in WPIAL title game, Moon comes home with state title

Despite falling in WPIAL title game, Moon comes home with state title
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer March 23, 2019

HERSHEY, Pa. — Going into the fourth quarter, Archbishop Wood was up seven and had all the momentum from their previous quarter of offensive dominance. Moon found themselves in the unfamiliar territory...

Moon gets their revenge in state playoffs

Moon gets their revenge in state playoffs
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer March 20, 2019

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The New Castle High School gym was rumbling the entire game. The gym was packed with fans ready to see two of the top five teams in the state battle it out in the state playoff semifinals....

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer March 2, 2019

OAKLAND, Pa. — After halftime, the Mars student section rumbled with the "I believe that we will win" chant. At the time Mars was down 14 and winning felt like an improbable outcome. Mars would later...

Moon heads to WPIAL Championship

Moon heads to WPIAL Championship
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer February 27, 2019

ROSS TOWNSHIP -- Midway through the fourth quarter, the Moon Tigers student-section erupted with the infamous, "Warm up the bus" chant after a dominant game from their team. Moon dominated on both sides...

Moon moves on in WPIAL playoffs

Moon moves on in WPIAL playoffs
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer February 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The number three seed Moon Area Tigers faced off against the number six seed Franklin Regional Panthers in an all too familiar match-up. Moon has seen Franklin Regional four times in three...

Emotions run high in Moon boy’s basketball victory

Emotions run high in Moon boy's basketball victory
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer February 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Moon Tigers (19-1, 11-1) hosted the Montour Spartans (14-8, 7-2) in their last regular season game of the year. The Tigers also celebrated their seniors with their annual senior night...

Moon basketball drops first game in double overtime thriller

Moon basketball drops first game in double overtime thriller
Preston Moore, Moon Area Sports Beat Writer February 2, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Chartiers Valley Colts (15-3, 9-2) hit the road to take on the Moon Area Tigers (16-1, 6-1). The entire game felt like a playoff atmosphere as the fans were screaming, the players...

Moon’s winning streak hits 16

Moon's winning streak hits 16
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer January 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Moon Tigers (16-0, 6-0) faced the South Fayette Lions (7-10, 1-5) at home in a game where their depth was tested. Moon's star player, Donovan Johnson, was out for Friday's game. Devontae...

Statement win for Moon over West Allegheny

Statement win for Moon over West Allegheny
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer January 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Moon Tigers (14-0, 7-0) hosted the West Allegheny Indians (5-10, 0-5) in efforts to keep their impressive win streak alive and stay on top of the conference. Moon came out of the...

Tigers dominate the Jaguars to stay undefeated in section play

Tigers dominate the Jaguars to stay undefeated in section play
Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer January 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Moon Tigers (12-0, 5-0) squared off against the Thomas Jefferson Jaguars (6-7, 1-3) in a section match-up on Friday. The Tigers proved too dominant on both defense and offense as they...

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