Author: Bill Hartlep


Friday high school basketball games postponed around Western Pennsylvania
January 12, 2018
With a winter storm in the forecast tonight, boys and girls basketball games around Western Pennsylvania have been postponed. Here's a look at games that

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Hempfield to host WPIAL competitive spirit championships Saturday
January 5, 2018
Shaler, Elizabeth Forward and Bishop Canevin will be looking to defend their titles Saturday at the sixth annual WPIAL competitive spirit championships at Hempfield. Thirty-three

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Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec named state’s Class 6A Player of the Year
December 18, 2017
It's been more than a week since Pine-Richland's football team celebrated a PIAA Class 6A championship on the turf at Hersheypark Stadium, but the celebration

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Gateway wrestlers kick off season at host Eastern Area tournament
December 10, 2017
The Gateway wrestling team kicked off the season over the weekend by hosting the annual Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The Gators finished 19th out

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WPIAL Class A boys basketball players to watch
December 7, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year Tre'von Charles Union 5-10, Sr., guard 17.1 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Darrius Davis Propel Andrew Street 6-2, So.,

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WPIAL Class A girls basketball players to watch
Preseason Player of the Year Ayanna Townsend (above) Winchester Thurston 6-2, Sr., center 18.6 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Taylor Kirschner Quigley Catholic 5-8,

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WPIAL Class 2A boys basketball players to watch
December 6, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year Nate Ridgeway (above) Sewickley Academy 6-6, Jr., forward 17.3 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Ryhan Culberson Fort Cherry 6-4,

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WPIAL Class 2A girls basketball players to watch
Preseason Player of the Year Alexa Williamson Chartiers-Houston 6-2, Sr., center 21.0 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Caroline Elliott Vincentian Academy 5-10, Sr., G/F,

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WPIAL Class 3A boys basketball players to watch
December 5, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year TJ Banks East Allegheny 6-5, Sr., forward 16.0 ppg in 2017-18 Players to watch Deoveon Crute Aliquippa 6-3, Sr., F.,

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WPIAL Class 3A girls basketball players to watch
Preseason Player of the Year Amani Johnson East Allegheny 5-5, Sr., guard 31.0 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Brionna Allen Bishop Canevin 5-7, Sr.,

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WPIAL Class 6A boys basketball breakdown
December 2, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year Ethan Morton Butler 6-5, So., point guard 14.0 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Carson Cohen Fox Chapel 6-2, Sr.,

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WPIAL Class 6A girls basketball breakdown
Preseason Player of the Year Makenna Marisa Peters Township 5-11, Jr., guard 16.5 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Laura Graytok Latrobe 5-7, Sr., G,

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PIAA Class 6A semifinals primer: Pine-Richland vs. Manheim Township
December 1, 2017
Class 6A Pine-Richland (14-0) vs. Manheim Township (12-1) 1 p.m. Saturday, Mansion Park, Altoona On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com Coaches: Eric Kasperowicz, Pine-Richland; Mark Evans, Manheim

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PIAA Class A semifinals primer: Jeannette vs. Farrell
November 30, 2017
Class A Jeannette (13-1) vs. Farrell (11-2) 7 p.m. Friday, Seneca Valley On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com; 107.1-FM Coaches: Roy Hall, Jeannette; Jarrett Samuels, Farrell How

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PIAA Class 2A semifinals primer: Washington vs. Wilmington
Class 2A Washington (13-0) vs. Wilmington (13-0) 7 p.m. Friday, Slippery Rock University On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com; 1450-AM Coaches: Mike Bosnic, Washington; Terry Verrelli, Wilmington

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PIAA Class 3A semifinals primer: Quaker Valley vs. Sharon
Class 3A Quaker Valley (12-1) vs. Sharon (10-3) 7 p.m. Friday, Martorelli Stadium, North Hills On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com; 1230-AM, 1460-AM Coaches: Quaker Valley, Jerry

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PIAA Class 5A semifinals primer: Gateway vs. Manheim Central
Class 5A Gateway (13-1) vs. Manheim Central (13-0) 7 p.m. Friday, Mansion Park, Altoona On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com Coaches: Gateway, Don Holl; Manheim Central: Dave

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WPIAL Class A championship primer: Jeannette vs. Imani Christian
November 24, 2017
WPIAL football championship primer Class A No. 3 Jeannette (12-1) vs. No. 4 Imani Christian (11-2) Noon Saturday, Robert Morris' Joe Walton Stadium On the

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WPIAL Class 2A championship primer: Steel Valley vs. Washington
WPIAL football championship primer Class 2A No. 1 Steel Valley (11-0) vs. No. 2 Washington (12-0) 6 p.m. Saturday, Robert Morris' Joe Walton Stadium On

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WPIAL football championship central: The Trib is live at Heinz Field
November 18, 2017
Welcome to Heinz Field, site of a quartet of 2017 WPIAL football championship games throughout the day Saturday. Follow along for game updates from the

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WPIAL Class 3A championship primer: Aliquippa vs. Quaker Valley
November 16, 2017
WPIAL football championship primer Class 3A No. 1 Aliquippa (12-0) vs. No. 2 Quaker Valley (11-1) 11 a.m. Saturday, Heinz Field On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com;

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WPIAL Class 4A championship primer: Thomas Jefferson vs. Montour
WPIAL football championship primer Class 4A No. 3 Thomas Jefferson (10-1) vs. No. 4 Montour (9-2) 8 p.m. Saturday, Heinz Field On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com;

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WPIAL Class 5A championship primer: Penn-Trafford vs. Gateway
WPIAL football championship primer Class 5A No. 1 Penn-Trafford (11-1) vs. No. 2 Gateway (11-1) 5 p.m. Saturday, Heinz Field On the air: Tribhssn.triblive.com; 107.1-FM/ATandamp;T

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Area student-athletes attend WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit
November 9, 2017
Student-athletes from more than 100 high schools in Western Pennsylvania attended the annual WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit on Thursday at the Sen. John Heinz History Center

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Western Pennsylvania athletes sign national letters of intent during early-signing period
November 8, 2017
Wednesday was the start of the week-long early-signing period for high school athletes competing in all sports except football, soccer and boys water polo. Here's

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