Tennis

Sewickley Academy tennis looks forward to PIAA tournament
October 9, 2017
A young Sewickley Academy girls tennis team (15-4 overall) looks forward to spreading its domination in the PIAA Class AA championship tournament. The Panthers, the

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Pine-Richland girls tennis qualifies for PIAA tournament for 1st time
October 8, 2017
A year after falling to Fox Chapel in the WPIAL Class AAA championship tournament consolation match, Pine-Richland girls tennis entered this season's postseason as a

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North Allegheny & Sewickley Academy Win WPIAL Girls Team Tennis Titles
October 5, 2017
Five was the key number as the district girls team tennis tournament concluded on a sun splashed Wednesday afternoon. North Allegheny won one for the thumb as the Tigers captured their fifth consecutive Class 3-A crown with a sweep of section rival Pine-Richland. Meanwhile, there is a new champion in 2-A  after Sewickley Academy won […]

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Sewickley Academy, North Allegheny capture WPIAL girls tennis championships
October 4, 2017
The Sewickley Academy girls tennis team claimed its first WPIAL title since 2014 and fifth overall on Wednesday after defeating Knoch, 4-1, in the Class

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2017 WPIAL Girls Team Tennis Playoffs
October 3, 2017
While the singles and doubles district tennis playoffs are coming up in October, the 2017 WPIAL Girls Team Tennis Playoffs are now through the Final Four. North Allegheny continues to look for one for the thumb as they have won four straight 3-A crowns. Meanwhile, there will be a new champion in 2-A  after two-time […]

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WPIAL Alum Q&A – Marlys Bridgham
October 2, 2017
Dating back to her freshman year at Pine-Richland, Marlys Bridgham proved to be a standout tennis player. Over the next four years, she was among the elite players at the high-school level. Now, she is in her final year of collegiate tennis, at the University of Dayton. She is this week’s featured athlete for the […]

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Sewickley Academy shuts out GCC in WPIAL semifinals
Greensburg Central Catholic girls tennis coach Tony Splendore didn't fault his team's effort in Monday's Class AA semifinal against Sewickley Academy. Splendore thought his girls

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Freshman players help Sewickley Academy tennis excel
The Sewickley Academy girls tennis team (13-4) is making a playoff run with its youngest team in a quarter century. The Panthers, who went undefeated

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High school notebook: GCC tennis takes aim at finals berth
September 30, 2017
A sneaky-good WPIAL girls tennis rivalry opens to another chapter this week. Greensburg Central Catholic will get a rematch with Sewickley Academy when the teams

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Latrobe tennis aims for deep playoff run
September 25, 2017
After going undefeated in Section 1-AAA, the Latrobe girls tennis team (9-0) looks forward to a long run in the WPIAL playoffs. Tournament brackets were

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North Hills tennis players show improvement
September 22, 2017
The 2017 tennis season for North Hills will be a learning experience for all. As a first-year coach, Francy McTighe has accepted the task of

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Greensburg Central Catholic girls tennis chasing section title
September 17, 2017
The Greensburg Central Catholic girls tennis team has been completely dominant through its first 12 matches, with an unbeaten record. In the 60 sets played

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Young Shaler tennis pair becomes friends through doubles partnership
If a tennis resume from Amber McGaffick would have slid across Mackenzie Romac's desk, there would have been little connection. Before her freshman year, Romac

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Young players gain experience for Plum tennis
September 11, 2017
The Plum girls tennis team has struggled early, starting 1-6 overall with a 0-4 section record in Section 3-AAA. With 18 players, including eight seniors,

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Pine-Richland girls tennis rolling through section
September 10, 2017
The Pine-Richland girls tennis team is halfway through its Section 2-AAA schedule, and its play couldn't be going any more smoothly. The Rams (4-0) knocked

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First-year players bolster Penn Hills girls tennis lineup
September 9, 2017
Though a lack of tennis courts and overall interest in the sport continue to be issues for the Penn Hills girls tennis team, the program

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Hudak looks to develop Penn-Trafford tennis players
September 4, 2017
To say first-year Penn-Trafford girls tennis coach Megan Hudak is personally invested in the program would be an understatement. The 2011 Penn-Trafford grad and four-year

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Franklin Regional tennis aims to contend for Section 1 title
The Franklin Regional girls tennis team lost nine graduates from last year's team, but it's familiar territory for coach Howard Fisher to have to replace

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Hampton girls tennis solid at singles but looking for continuity at doubles
September 3, 2017
For Hampton tennis, the dynamic has changed, but the goal remains the same. Last year, all three singles players were underclassmen. The seniors filled out

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Gateway tennis aims for playoff berth
Last year, the Gateway girls tennis team fell behind the 8-ball with a rocky start. Although they were able to improve throughout the season, the

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