Track and Field
WPIAL Boys and Girls Class AAA Individual Track & Field Results
May 19, 2011A talented Penn Hills senior added to her legacy Thursday while a Hempfield senior finally records WPIAL gold in a pair of field events after first earning success at the state level.
WPIAL Boys and Girls Class AA Individual Track & Field ResultsThe WPIAL Class AA Track and Field Championships were highlighted by the dominance of some familiar names as well as a new sensation.
Hempfield and Riverside Take Titles in 2011 WPIAL Boys Track & Field Team Championships
May 13, 2011After a year as runner-up, Riverside is back on top of the WPIAL Class AA Boys Team Track & Field hill. The Panthers beat out Washington, South Fayette and Freedom Thursday afternoon at West Mifflin High School to win a fourth WPIAL championship in the last five years. Meanwhile, Hempfield edged North Allegheny, Mount Lebanon and Baldwin to win the Class AAA title.
Butler and Freeport are Golden in 2011 WPIAL Girls Track & Field Team ChampionshipsThe Butler girls track and field team are the golden girls...again! The Golden Tornado captured back-to-back WPIAL Girls Class AAA Team Track and Field crown by beating Hempfield, Norwin and Butler Thursday afternoon at West Mifflin High School. In the Class AA finals, Freeport took home the gold by beating out Mount Pleasant, Freedom and South Fayette.
May 7, 2011India McCoy is bar hopping like few girls have in the history of the WPIAL. McCoy is only a sophomore at Ambridge, but she already has established herself as one of the best high jumpers in league history. On Friday night at the Baldwin Invitational, McCoy tied a meet record by clearing 5 feet 8 inches.
April 25, 2011The decision might come as a surprise to some because college interest was starting to pick up in Mason, who led the WPIAL in scoring last season at 33.3 points and scored 64 in one game. Butler University coach Brad Stevens came to watch Mason work out at Highlands last week and requested grade transcripts on Mason. No scholarship offer was made.
April 16, 2011Come late May, dont be surprised if the Elizabeth Forward baseball players turn into Champs champs. The Elizabeth Forward baseball program continues to rise under seventh-year coach Frank Champ. After a breakout season in 2010, the Warriors have been the most dominant Class AAA team so far in 2011.
April 8, 2011It was in the mid 1970s and young Riverside High School baseball coach Dan Oliastro drafted a letter of resignation. There are 500 reasons why Riverside is glad Oliastro never handed in that letter to the school board. On Thursday, Oliastro won his 500th career game as Riversides coach when the Panthers defeated Beaver Falls, 4-0, in a WPIAL Class AA Section 5 game.
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