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Peters Township, Bethel Park rematch of 1-point game among 3 things to watch Monday in WPIAL athletics
January 21, 2018
One point separated Peters Township and Bethel Park when the girls basketball teams played late last month. Makenna Marissa's three-point play with 30 seconds left

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A-K Valley high school look-ahead: Week of Jan. 22, 2018
Monday • A potentially pivotal game in Section 1-4A girls basketball takes place as Deer Lakes hosts Knoch. The Lancers (6-7, 3-4) began the week

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Shady Side Academy’s Taylor making waves for swim team
Christian Taylor, a senior on the Shady Side Academy swim team, had a big meet against Knoch last week as he was part of the

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Seniors ‘pave the way’ for Baldwin cheer team
There are four seniors on the Baldwin competitive cheerleading team. All four are captains. Kaitlyn Joyce, Sarah Dempsey and Leila Crawford are co-captains of the

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Shaler wins PIAA competitive spirit team title
January 20, 2018
Shaler wins PIAA spirit title The Shaler competitive spirit team had plenty to cheer about Saturday afternoon. The Titans won the PIAA small squad title

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A-K Valley high school notebook: Fox Chapel field hockey player Abby Pitcairn to play in Germany
Fox Chapel senior Abby Pitcairn already has plenty of international field hockey experience, and she'll take it to the highest level next month. Pitcairn will

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PIAA-bound Baldwin spirit team keeps improving
January 19, 2018
Baldwin's competitive cheerleading squad has evolved into an annual PIAA qualifier. The Highlanders qualified this year thanks to a terrific team effort at the recent

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Day 2 of Allegheny County tournament part of 3 things to watch Saturday in WPIAL athletics
The final of the four county wrestling tournaments around the WPIAL concludes Saturday with Day 2 of the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament from Fox Chapel

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Boys basketball section rematches are part of 3 things to watch Friday in WPIAL athletics
January 18, 2018
A number of boys basketball sections have reached the season's midway point, so it's time battle everybody again. Among Friday night's games is a section

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Fox Chapel field hockey star picked for Indoor World Cup
Fox Chapel senior Abby Pitcairn already has plenty of international field hockey experience, and she'll take it to the highest level next month. Pitcairn, of

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A-K Valley athletes of the week: Fox Chapel’s Dom McGriff, Deer Lakes’ Emily Mischen
Dom McGriff School: Fox Chapel Class: Senior Sport: Basketball Report card: In just his first season playing varsity basketball, McGriff has been an unexpected surprise

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Alle-Kiski Valley high school notebook: Allegheny Conference gets makeover
January 17, 2018
The Allegheny Conference needs a new name. After being the home to a high number of Alle-Kiski Valley football teams in recent seasons, the league

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Westmoreland athletes of the week: Monessen’s Lyndon Henderson, Jeannette’s Dymond Crawford
Lyndon Henderson School: Monessen Sport: Basketball Class: Junior Claim to fame: Henderson, who is averaging 20 points, scored 32 to lead Class A No. 5

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TribLive HSSN athletes of the week: Penn Hills’ Daivon Stephens, Hampton’s Laryn Edwards
Daivon Stephens School: Penn Hills Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Stephens, a 6-foot-5 senior, is a big part of why the Indians are

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Girls basketball teams begin 2nd half as part of 3 things to watch Thursday in WPIAL athletics
The start to the second half of section play in WPIAL girls basketball gets off to a bit of a slow start Thursday night with

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Guido: A-K Valley football teams set to travel
In 1959, the longest road trip for the undefeated Springdale Dynamos was to Hampton — a mere 14.7 miles from the school campus. For the

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Section wrestling finales among 3 things to watch Wednesday in WPIAL athletics
Wednesday marks the final night of section matches on the WPIAL wrestling schedule, and several head-to-head contests will decide sub-section winners. Among them, in Class

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Top-ranked boys basketball teams to face off as part of 3 things to watch Tuesday in WPIAL athletics
January 15, 2018
The WPIAL boys basketball first half concludes for most teams on Tuesday on a night usually dedicated to section rivalries. One of the marque matchups

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Christman, Mercurio lead Plum bowling teams
Meghan Christman is the defending Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League girls singles champion. With the talent featured throughout the WPIBL this season, the Plum senior

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A-K Valley high school lookahead: Week of Jan. 15, 2018
Monday Burrell girls basketball faces a significant week as the Bucs (3-8, 1-4) attempt to remain in the Section 1-4A playoff race, and it begins

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WPIAL to reveal section alignments for next two seasons as part of 3 things to watch Monday
Coaches may take games one at a time, but the WPIAL takes years two at a time. So, at Monday afternoon's board of directors meeting,

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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel hockey earns key victory
January 14, 2018
Willie Doyle had a hat trick, and Colby Zmenkowski, Chase Villani, Reed Troutman and Sam Stites added two goals apiece as Fox Chapel cruised to

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Herald Spotlight Athlete: Munroe helping SSA boys compete in Section 3-3A
Grady Munroe, a sophomore on the Shady Side Academy boys basketball team, has helped the Indians stay atop the Section 3-3A standings. Last week, he

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South Hills boys basketball showdowns part of 3 things to watch Saturday in WPIAL athletics
January 12, 2018
While only a couple of the WPIAL boys basketball games scheduled for Friday actually took place, most were postponed by an evening winter storms and

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Winter weather could play factor as part of 3 things to watch Friday in WPIAL athletics
January 11, 2018
Friday's 3 things to watch could be summed up in one word — weather. A winter storm that has hit the midwest hard is expected

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