Beaver Falls’ Crepp rolls to WPIBL boys title
February 21, 2018
Beaver Falls' Devin Crepp rolled a 263 score to claim a WPIBL boys individual championship Wednesday at North Versailles Bowling Center. Crepp defeated Canon-McMillan's Jaydon

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WPIAL playoffs roundup for Feb. 20: McKeesport boys earn opening-round win
February 20, 2018
McKeesport will get to play in WPIAL boys basketball quarterfinals Friday, but they had to pass a test before finalizing their spot in the Class

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Norwin girls cruise past Pine-Richland in Class 6A 1st round
Norwin leaned on the same traits is has all season to advance in the WPIAL Class 6A girls basketball playoffs: defense and depth. The fourth-seeded

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Penn-Trafford, Franklin Regional, Hempfield earn late-season victories
February 19, 2018
Gavin Patrick had two goals and two assists, and Jack Hughes added a goal and three assists to lead Penn-Trafford to an 8-5 win over

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High school roundup: Penn Hills grabs 1-point WPIAL playoff win
February 17, 2018
Daivon Stephens, who finished with 14 points, made a free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining to expand the No. 5 Penn Hills (20-3) lead to

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WPIAL basketball playoffs roundup for Feb. 16: Serra Catholic girls win on buzzer-beater
February 16, 2018
A game-winning 3-pointer from Gigi Mele-Madigan at the buzzer catapulted No. 5 Serra Catholic past No. 12 Riverview, 53-52, in a WPIAL Class 2A first-round

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WPIAL boys, girls basketball playoff schedule
February 14, 2018
Basketball Boys WPIAL playoffs Class 6A First round Saturday's schedule Butler (18-4) vs. Latrobe (15-7) at Fox Chapel, 1:30 p.m.; Penn Hills (19-3) vs. Upper

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Breaking down the 2018 WPIAL girls basketball playoffs
February 13, 2018
Here's a breakdown of the 2018 WPIAL girls basketball playoffs: Class 6A Favorite: North Allegheny established itself as the team to beat from the start

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Breaking down the 2018 WPIAL boys basketball playoffs
Here's a breakdown of the WPIAL boys basketball playoffs: CLASS 6A Favorite: Led by Antonio Garofoli (17 ppg), Mt. Lebanon shoots 3-pointers by the dozen.

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High school roundup for Jan. 12: Quaker Valley boys complete undefeated regular season
February 12, 2018
Coletrane Washington scored 25 points to lift Class 4A No. 1 Quaker Valley boys basketball to an 80-40 win over Summit Academy to complete an

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Favorites clear for WPIAL girls basketball playoffs but other seeds debatable
The WPIAL playoff brackets won't be revealed until Tuesday night's pairings meeting, but the No. 1 seeds in girls basketball shouldn't be much of a

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Who draws the No. 1 seed: Central Catholic, Mt. Lebanon or Woodland Hills?
The WPIAL basketball steering committee, a 15-person panel chaired by Hampton athletic director Bill Cardone, will gather Monday to seed playoff brackets. The committee members

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WPIAL boys basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018
February 11, 2018
WPIAL high school boys basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018: Boys Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record Central Catholic*, 10-2, 13-8 Pine-Richland*,

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WPIAL girls basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Feb. 11, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 10-0, 21-0 Butler*,

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High school roundup: Jeannette boys roll over Riverview
February 10, 2018
Tre Cunningham scored 31 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Jeannette to a 67-37 victory over Riverview (2-19) in a Section 1-2A boys basketball game.

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High school roundup for Feb. 9: Seneca Valley boys upset No. 2 Butler
The Seneca Valley boys basketball team has some momentum with the playoffs looming after capping off its Section 1-6A slate with an upset victory. Led

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Final WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings
February 9, 2018
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has come to an end and the final playoff field is set. Seventy-eight boys basketball teams have clinched a

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High school roundup for Jan. 8: No. 5 Mars tops No. 2 Hampton to earn share of section title
February 8, 2018
The stars were shining bright around Mars on Thursday night, and they helped secure shiny trophies, as well. Led by Lauren Wasylson's 20 points and

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 8
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has come to a close with a couple of exceptions, and the final playoff field is nearly set. Seventy-seven

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Western Pennsylvania football players sign with Division I FBS, FCS, Division II schools
February 7, 2018
class of 2018 Twenty-one senior football players from the WPIAL accepted scholarships from Division I FBS schools: Carlinos Acie, DB McKeesport, Navy TJ Banks, TE

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High school roundup for Feb. 6: No. 1 Canon-McMillan, No. 2 Butler fall in section matchups
Four players scored in double figures as Central Catholic claimed the Section 1-6A boys basketball championship with a 61-54 victory over No. 2-ranked Butler on

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 6
February 6, 2018
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has less than a week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district

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High school roundup for Feb. 5: Fox Chapel girls upset no. 5 Latrobe
February 5, 2018
Megan Friday hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left in double overtime to lift Fox Chapel to a 60-58 upset victory over host Latrobe

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 5
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has less than one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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WPIAL girls basketball standings through Feb. 4
February 4, 2018
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Feb. 4, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 9-0, 19-0 Seneca

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WPIAL boys basketball standings through Feb. 4
WPIAL high school boys basketball standings through Feb. 4, 2018: Boys Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall recor Central Catholic*, 9-2, 11-7 Butler*,

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High school roundup for Feb. 3: Class 3A No. 1 Lincoln Park boys edge Class 2A No. 2 Sewickley Academy
February 3, 2018
Keeno Holmes scored 25 points to guide Class 3A No. 1 Lincoln Park to a 62-57 victory over host Sewickley Academy at the Hoops for

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High school roundup for Feb. 2: Seneca Valley rallies to upset No. 3 Pine-Richland
February 2, 2018
No. 3-ranked Pine-Richland capped the first quarter with an 18-point lead over Seneca Valley in a Section 1-6A boys basketball game Friday night. The Raiders,

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 2
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has just one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district playoffs.

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High school roundup for Feb. 1: Milestone, school record highlight Blackhawk girls’ victory
It was a milestone night for the Blackhawk girls basketball team Thursday. Mady Aulbach scored 20 points and surpassed 1,000 points for her career as

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Feb. 1
February 1, 2018
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has just over one week left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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High school roundup for Jan. 31: Teams earn spots in WPIAL wrestling semifinals
January 31, 2018
The WPIAL wrestling final four is set for Class AAA and AA, as eight teams can look forward to Saturday's semifinals matches. Canon-McMillan, Hempfield, Waynesburg

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High school roundup for Jan. 30: No. 1 Canon-McMillan boys rally past Bethel Park in Section 2-6A
January 30, 2018
Canon-McMillan trailed Bethel Park by 15 points entering the fourth quarter but rallied for a 58-57 victory in a Section 2-6A boys basketball game Tuesday

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WPIAL boys basketball playoff clinchings through Jan. 30
The WPIAL boys basketball regular season has just over one week left and, eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth into the district

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WPIAL girls basketball playoff clinchings through Jan. 29
The WPIAL girls basketball regular season has less than two weeks left and eventually, at least 76 teams will clinch a berth in the district

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High school roundup for Jan. 29: No. 3 Thomas Jefferson girls rally past Oakland Catholic
January 29, 2018
Thomas Jefferson's No. 3-ranked girls basketball team was shut out in the second quarter of Monday's key Section 2-5A showdown with No. 4 Oakland Catholic.

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WPIAL girls basketball standings
WPIAL high school girls basketball standings through Jan. 27, 2018: Girls Class 6A Section 1 Team, section record, overall record North Allegheny*, 7-0, 16-0 Butler*,

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High school roundup for Jan. 28: Carmody leads Mars past Sewickley Academy
January 28, 2018
Robby Carmody scored 32 points and surpassed 2,000 for his career as Class 5A No. 1 Mars defeated Class 2A No. 2 Sewickley Academy, 67-48,

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High school roundup for Jan. 27: Quaker Valley tops Lincoln Park to stay unbeaten
The top two teams in their respective classifications squared off in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Classic at Montour on Saturday evening. Ryan Stowers had 21

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High school roundup for Jan. 26: Mars rallies for win over West Allegheny
January 26, 2018
Robby Carmody and the Mars boys basketball team wouldn't be denied Friday night in a Section 2-5A matchup. Trailing rival West Allegheny by 10 in

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Pittsburgh Basketball Club showcases part of 3 things to watch Saturday, Sunday in WPIAL athletics
This Daily 3 is not just for Saturday, but for the entire weekend. The Pittsburgh Basketball Club is hosting three events at two sites over

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High school roundup for Jan. 25: Chartiers Valley girls defeat No. 5 West Allegheny
January 25, 2018
Sparked by strong play just before and after halftime, the Chartiers Valley girls basketball team earned a 49-39 victory over No. 5 West Allegheny in

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Monessen guard Henderson’s 55-point game among WPIAL, state’s best
In case you missed it, Monessen's Lyndon Henderson scored 55 points on Wednesday night, the highest scoring output of the season in the WPIAL. Henderson,

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High school roundup for Jan. 24: Wrestling teams capture section tournament titles
The field is set for the WPIAL wrestling tournament. Twenty teams in Class AAA and 15 in Class AA earned spots in the district tournament

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High school roundup for Jan. 23: Fox Chapel avenges loss to No. 4 Woodland Hills
January 23, 2018
The Fox Chapel boys basketball team turned the tables on No. 4-ranked Woodland Hills. The Foxes lost by 15 points to the Wolverines on Dec.

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High school roundup for Jan. 22: Allderdice boys take down Class 5A No. 1 Mars
Allderdice boys basketball flexed its City League muscles Monday night. Just three days after defeating Westinghouse in a league showdown, the Dragons took down one

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WPIAL roundup: Top-ranked Trinity girls beat Upper St. Clair
January 21, 2018
Riley DeRubbo had 16 points and eight assists as Class 5A No. 1 Trinity (13-3) beat Upper St. Clair (6-6), 63-46, in nonsection play. Alayna

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Westmoreland roundup: Belle Vernon boys top Monessen
January 20, 2018
In nonsection play, Cameron Nusser scored 25 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Class 4A No. 5 Belle Vernon (10-4) to a 73-60 victory

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High school roundup for Jan. 19: North Hills boys upset No. 4 Butler
January 19, 2018
Kam Taylor scored 35 points, including 19 in third quarter as North Hills upset No. 4 Butler, 82-55, in a Section 1-6A boys basketball game

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WPIBL leaders post big numbers through December matches
December 27, 2017
Franklin Regional senior Kyle Wilkinson had perhaps the highlight of the first month of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League 2017-18 season. Last week in

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Apollo-Ridge knocks off defending WPIAL champion Beaver Falls
September 8, 2017
A confident Apollo-Ridge team rolled into Beaver Falls on Friday night and knocked off the defending WPIAL and PIAA champs 27-19 in a Class 3A

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High school notebook: Ex-NFL players bolster coaching staffs
August 30, 2017
Aaron Smith and Jerame Tuman, former Steelers teammates, are roaming football fields in familiar black and gold. The two, now North Allegheny assistants for coach

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WPIAL football conference preview: Class 3A Beaver Valley
August 14, 2017
The favorite Aliquippa (10-3 overall, 5-1 Beaver Valley in 2016) Aliquippa's success is unmatched in the modern era of WPIAL football. The Quips have made

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10th MSA Sports Athletes of the Year Coming 7/1/11
June 26, 2011
MSA Sports has just concluded its 12th season of high school sports coverage in Western Pennsylvania ten years under the Management Science Associates umbrella. Another anniversary of sorts is coming Friday with the announcement of the 10th MSA Sports Male and Female Athletes of the Year.

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MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Boys Basketball
December 25, 2010
Here is a rundown of the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL boys basketball teams for the Week of December 27th. Each Tuesday during the 10-11 season, MSA Sports will release a new Top Ten boys hoops rankings plus daily updated standings during the regular season here at msasports.net WPIAL CLASS AAAA TOP TEN: 1) GATEWAY GATORS (7-0) (Last Week #1)

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2010 WPIAL Football Championship Factoids
November 26, 2010
The only numbers that count on Championship Saturday are the final digits posted on the giant scoreboard at Heinz Field. However before then, here are some interesting numbers to think about for each game in the 2010 WPIAL Football Championships, all of which can be heard Saturday exclusively on the MSA Sports Network.

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MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Twelve
November 20, 2010
The most painful loss for a WPIAL high school football player could be losing a Semifinals game. Sure, it stinks to lose in a title game, but the lasting memories of just playing at Heinz Field in a District 7 championship contest makes the pain easier to deal with. There is no such feeling when you fall on Semifinals Friday.

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Highway to Heinz – Semifinals Recaps
Championship Saturday 2010 is now set after eight Semifinals contests played out Friday around the WPIAL. Here are recaps from all eight games that were heard here on the MSA Sports Network, your EXCLUSIVE home for the title games on Saturday, November 27th at Heinz Field. WPIAL CLASS AAAA Semifinals:

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WPIAL Week 12 Friday Scores
November 19, 2010
We reached the final stop on this years trip on the Highway to Heinz. It was Semifinals Friday around District 7. 16 teams entered Friday's action with dreams of playing at the big house next Saturday dancing in their heads, however those dreams only became reality for eight of those football teams. Here are ALL the finals scores from the eight games broadcast on MSA Sports.

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Chicks Picks – Week 12
November 17, 2010
Welcome to Week 12 of the high school football season. As Thanksgiving approaches and the WPIAL championships near, it was time for Chick's Picks to get back into the kitchen and bake her famous football cookies for the MSA Sports crew.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network
November 15, 2010
The Highway to Heinz moves forward to the final exit as the high school football postseason continues this week here on the MSA Sports Network.

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MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Eleven
November 13, 2010
Sixteen teams saw their dreams of WPIAL football gold and a trip to the North Show come to an end as they were forced to exit the Highway to Heinz on Quarterfinals Friday. That leaves 16 teams still in the hunt for a gridiron title thanks in large part to these following outstanding performances on a comfortable early November eve. Alex Papson - North Allegheny

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Highway to Heinz – Quarterfinals Recaps
One defending WPIAL champion cruised, one needed overtime for a dramatic come-from-behind win while another was ousted in Round Two. One team wins in the Quarterfinals for a 13th consecutive year while another wins in this, their very first season. Plus, all four top-seeds are still alive headed into the district Final Four. Some of the highlights from Quarterfinals Friday in the WPIAL.

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WPIAL/Pittsburgh City League Week 11 Friday Scores
November 12, 2010
Your Attention Please! We have reached the second stop on our trip on the Highway to Heinz. This is the Quarterfinals Friday exit. For those teams not scheduled to reach the Final Four in your classification, you may exit to the right. For those teams Semifinals bound, you may continue your trip through the 2010 WPIAL football playoffs. Here are ALL the final results from Round Two.

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Chicks Picks – Week 11
November 11, 2010
Welcome to Week 11 of the high school football season. Chick's Picks hit the gym hard this week in preparation for the Highway to Heinz, knowing that quality time with the treadmill would be necessary to avoid a repeat of playoff mishaps from seasons past.

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – WPIAL First Round
November 9, 2010
The 2010 version of the Highway to Heinz started with some postseason teams struggling while others were on fire...So while there were a fair share of blowouts, there were also some playoff contests that went down to the wire...Some of the thrillers were decided by passes, punt returns and a pick six...Allowing their respective teams to move on to be part of the Quarterfinals mix.

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This Week on the MSA Sports Network
November 8, 2010
The Highway to Heinz moves forward to the second exit as the high school football postseason continues this week here on the MSA Sports Network.

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Chicks Picks – Week 9
October 28, 2010
Welcome to Week 9 of the high school football season. Earlier this week, Chick's Picks heard an absurd story about a man following his dream. A lawyer working at a firm in California happened to be a huge Texas Rangers fan. When his team made it to the World Series, the man quit his job so that he would not miss a moment of the Rangers in the Series.

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WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week 8
October 26, 2010
While attending a high school football game sitting with fans so intense...You will often hear cheers and chants for DEE-FENSE!...We focus on defense for the big plays from Week Eight...Just part of the reason these teams are getting ready for the postseason while their district think they are great! Erie McDowell Trojans 42 - Butler Golden Tornado 13

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Big Game Hunting: The Football Fourpack for Week 3
September 15, 2010
Week three is upon us and wow how time flies, after this Saturday the 2010 season will one-third of the way through. We have already had a lot of thrill rides and exciting stories in the WPIAL. Cinderella teams that are off to great starts, and big time programs that are shockingly still looking for their first win of the season.

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CTK 2010 – MSA Sports Top 10: WPIAL Preseason Class AA
August 31, 2010
With kickoff of the 2010 WPIAL football season a few days away, MSA Sports continues our 'Countdown to Kickoff 2010' with the WPIAL Preseason Top Ten rankings. The weekly rankings will be released each Monday during the regular season. Here is the Preseason Class AA Top Ten. MSA SPORTS PRESEASON TOP TEN WPIAL CLASS AA:

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CTK 2010 – WPIAL AA MIDWESTERN Conference Preview
August 25, 2010
The Midwestern Conference has a new look for 2010, gone is long time member and defending tri-champion Center. Taking the place of the Trojans is Class A Semifinalist Laurel. Will things stay the same with Aliquippa and Beaver Falls battling for the conference title or will another team step up to challenge the two remaining powers?

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CTK 2010 – 2009 WPIAL Class AA Football Flashback
August 5, 2010
After watching rival Jeannette bask in the golden glory with back-to-back WPIAL football championships in 2007 and 2008, Greensburg Central Catholic survived a tough Interstate Conference to win a title as a double-digit seed in a deep Class AA tournament. The district championship, captured with a rout of Aliquippa at Heinz Field, was the first in school history for the Centurions.

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