Author: Nathan Smith


Bishop Canevin football ready to go with new coach Lucas
January 20, 2018
Bishop Canevin didn't have to go far to find its next football coach. Chris Lucas, who served as the offensive coordinator for the Crusaders the

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Chartiers Valley boys basketball overcomes inexperience
January 12, 2018
The Chartiers Valley boys basketball team had a lot of growing up to do this season. The Colts entered with no seniors and only one

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Mt. Lebanon girls upset No. 2 Peters Township in Section 3 clash
January 11, 2018
Mt. Lebanon girls basketball coach Dori Oldaker started the week just wanting her squad to stay in the hunt for the WPIAL playoffs. But after

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Carlynton boys show fight during early-season schedule
January 6, 2018
When stepping on the court to face the Carlynton boys basketball team, opponents should expect a battle for all four quarters. andquot;This team's identity has

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West Allegheny girls upset No. 2 Chartiers Valley in Section 1-5A clash
January 4, 2018
Individuals often have one of two responses when pushed to the brink: fight or flight. The West Allegheny girls basketball team chose fight in Thursday's

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Chartiers Valley looking to build gymnastics program
December 28, 2017
Chartiers Valley is the new kid on the block in WPIAL gymnastics. After several seasons of having individual competitors, the Colts have started a program

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Penn-Trafford rifle team ready to make waves
December 18, 2017
While the program has been around several seasons, the Penn-Trafford rifle team sometimes still is an unknown to opposing teams. andquot;I don't think all of

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Injuries force Chartiers Valley girls basketball team to adapt
December 16, 2017
Things were looking good for the Charters Valley girls basketball team at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season. The squad was set to return four

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Penn-Trafford’s Coy, Chishko start strong at Eastern Area Invitational
December 11, 2017
The Penn-Trafford wrestling team got its season off to a solid start at the Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament last week. The Warriors finished 11th

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Chartiers Valley players honored after special soccer season
November 16, 2017
The resurgence of Chartiers Valley as a WPIAL boys soccer power continued this season. While the Colts were unable to capture a second straight WPIAL

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South Fayette volleyball caps season in quarterfinals
November 4, 2017
There was only one thing South Fayette girls volleyball coach Scott Sundgren wanted from this season — more of it. After watching his young roster

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Upper St. Clair advances after defensive struggle with Franklin Regional
November 3, 2017
In a defensive struggle that mirrored a heavyweight boxing match, it was Upper St. Clair that landed enough blows to walk away victorious. The No.

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Norwin runners gain experience at WPIAL meet
October 30, 2017
In recent seasons, the Norwin cross country program has seen the girls team finish the year strong at the WPIAL cross country championship with a

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Defending champion Freedom shuts out Yough in WPIAL semifinals
Freedom girls soccer will have a chance to defend its title. The reigning Class AA champion will return to Highmark Stadium later this week after

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Playoff-bound Imani Christian pushed by winless Leechburg
October 28, 2017
Imani Christian's spot in the WPIAL Class A playoffs was solidified weeks ago. But Leechburg was determined to give it one more fight in the

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Bethel Park clinches Southeast Conference title with win over rival Mt. Lebanon
Bethel Park went to Mt. Lebanon on Friday and proved it is the beast of the Southeast. The Black Hawks topped the Blue Devils, 34-24,

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Johnny Beck joins list of talented South Fayette tailbacks
The South Fayette football team has become known for a high-scoring offense with a prolific passing attack. But don't count out the Lions' ground game.

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Norwin runners gear up for WPIAL meet
October 23, 2017
The Norwin cross country teams are hitting their peak heading into the biggest race of the season. Both teams finished in second place in Section

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Fox Chapel outmuscles Chartiers Valley to secure spot in WPIAL playoffs
October 21, 2017
The Fox Chapel playoff drought has ended. With a 34-18 win on the road over Chartiers Valley, the Foxes clinched the final playoff berth in

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South Fayette hockey enjoying luxury of experience
October 20, 2017
The South Fayette hockey team is skating into a season of potential that doesn't come around often. The Lions are receiving a boost from a

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Montour’s fast start too much for Greensburg Salem in nonconference game
October 13, 2017
Montour started fast against Greensburg Salem and never looked back. The No. 4-4A Spartans (6-1) rolled to a 38-0 nonconference win over the Golden Lions

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Norwin boys soccer team ramping up for postseason run
October 9, 2017
The final stretch of the regular season for WPIAL soccer season can be brutal. Teams enter the remaining games battling for playoff positioning while trying

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Struggling Carlynton football team works toward improvement
October 7, 2017
It has been an uphill battle for the Carlynton football team through a 0-4 start to the season. While the results don't show it, there

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Aliquippa shuts out Clairton in penalty-riddled game
It wasn't pretty, but a win is another win for Aliquippa. The Class 3A No. 1-ranked Quips defended their home turf at the Pit with

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Kendro provides scoring touch for Norwin girls
October 2, 2017
For some athletes, changing positions in a sport can be challenging. It can take time to adjust to the new surroundings or learn how their

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