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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Girls basketball playoff berths on the line among 3 things to watch Thursday in WPIAL athletics
February 7, 2018
There are still a couple of playoff berths and section titles to be decided on the final night of section play for most girls basketball

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Western Pennsylvania football players sign with Division I FBS, FCS, Division II schools
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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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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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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Quaker Valley’s Ricky Guss named Pennsylvania’s Class 3A player of the year
December 19, 2017
Quaker Valley coach Jerry Veshio and quarterback Ricky Guss, who led the Quakers to a PIAA football championship this month, were named Tuesday as the

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WPIAL Class 4A girls basketball players to watch
December 4, 2017
Preseason Player of the Year Bella Posset Beaver 5-7, Sr., guard 20.8 ppg in 2016-17 Players to watch Molly Aulbach Blackhawk 5-5, Jr., G, 14.0

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Freeport girls avenge loss to Beaver, advance to PIAA title game
November 14, 2017
Hannah Mason got pretty emotional in anticipation of the final point that clinched the Freeport girls volleyball team's first-ever trip to the PIAA championship game.

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Freeport volleyball ready for rematch with WPIAL champion Beaver
November 13, 2017
As soon as Freeport finished its four-game victory over Corry on Saturday in the PIAA Class AA girls volleyball quarterfinals at Slippery Rock High School,

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Beaver defeats Freeport in 5 sets to capture 1st WPIAL volleyball title
November 4, 2017
Macy McElhaney rose up at the net, blocked a kill attempt and the ball fell to the other side of the court and with it

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Norwin’s Santilli advances to PIAA tennis semifinals
November 3, 2017
Norwin senior Maria Santilli is a step closer to defending her PIAA Class AAA singles tennis championship. After cruising to a pair of straight-sets victories

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No. 2 Beaver takes down Derry in WPIAL volleyball quarterfinals
October 31, 2017
Alix Ellis wanted to do anything possible to turn around the Derry girls volleyball team's performance. The senior right-side hitter didn't want the Trojans' best

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Beaver scores in double OT to oust Deer Lakes in quarterfinals
October 25, 2017
There were some close calls for Deer Lakes in regulation, but each time it looked like the Lancers were in position to score a goal

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WPIAL boys soccer quarterfinal preview capsules for A-K Valley teams
October 24, 2017
Quarterfinals Class AA No. 12 Beaver (7-8-3) vs. No. 4 Deer Lakes (13-3-2) 8 p.m. Wednesday at Seneca Valley On air: Tribhssn.triblive.com Winner plays: No.

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Fox Chapel’s Nord, James defend WPIAL doubles title
October 20, 2017
Though Fox Chapel's Amanda Nord and Charlotte James are singles players for most of the girls tennis season, they certainly are no strangers to WPIAL

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HS football position by position breakdown: Scouting the specialists
August 21, 2017
The season already was underway when Pine-Richland opened its kicker spot to a school-wide tryout. The winner was Vittorio Orsini, a soccer player who already

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HS football position by position breakdown: Scouting the offensive linemen
August 16, 2017
Western Pennsylvania's depth at skill positions varies between seasons, with an extra strong running back or quarterback class every couple of years. Yet oversized linemen

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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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Highway to Heinz – Quarterfinals Recaps
November 13, 2010
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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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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Peters Twp, Mars, Shady Side are the 2010 WPIAL Soccer Golden Girls
The district girls soccer championships are in the books with three new champions crowned on Super Soccer Saturday at both Baldwin and Elizabeth Forward High Schools. Both Peters Township in AAA and Shady Side Academy in A captured girls soccer crowns for the first time in school history, while Mars continued its perfect season by winning a second district AA championship and first since 2000.

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Ryan Gil and NA Teammates Golden in PIAA Cross-Country Championships
November 7, 2010
It was a golden Saturday for both Ryan Gil, who won the 2010 Boys Class AAA Individual cross-country race while his North Allegheny teammates finished first in the boys team standings at the Parkview Course in Hershey. Here are the results from both Class AAA and Class AA races for both the boys and girls. PIAA BOYS CLASS AAA TEAM RESULTS:

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Mars Remains Perfect With WPIAL Girls AA Soccer Championship
The Planets capped off a perfect run through the WPIAL season with a 2-0 win over Beaver Saturday at Baldwin High School. Second seeded Mars ends its championship season at (22-0) and even though the Planets controlled the ball and most of the play against the Bobcats, it took a while for the games first goal to be tallied.

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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 7
October 19, 2010
Any victory during the stretch run warms you up from the cold...But a win on a comeback in the fourth or even fifth quarter is as good as gold...For these plays were for the winning teams like a little slice of heaven...While at the same time being recognized for top plays of Week Seven. Erie McDowell Trojans 19 - North Hills Indians 14

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PIHL News & Notes: 2010-11 Class A High School Hockey Preview
October 18, 2010
The 2010-11 PIHL campaign officially begins tonight, so what better way to celebrate than continuing our annual in-depth preview? This week, we take a look at Class A, where Mars will look to defend its state title and capture a third straight Penguins Cup. There will be plenty of teams out to stop the Planets, though.

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Chicks Picks – Week 7
October 14, 2010
Welcome to Week 7 of the high school football season. Chick's Picks wrapped up yet another week of near-perfect picking, correctly predicting 85% of last week's winners. She hopes that her recent streak of success, however, will not shed light on a sketchy time in her prognosticating past.

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MSA Sports Friday Night HighLights – Week Six
October 9, 2010
On a glorious evening for high school football, we began the process of separating the contenders from the pretenders on what our pal Mark Schaas deemed as Separation Weekend in the WPIAL. Here are ten players who definitely separated themselves from the rest of the pack with great performances on Friday night. Philip Morford - Penn Hills

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MSA Sports Top 10 – WPIAL Boys Soccer
September 29, 2010
Here are the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL boys soccer rankings for the week of September 27th...including NEW #1 teams in Class AAA and Class A. You can check out the new rankings every Wednesday through the regular season with daily updated boys soccer standings here on the MSA Sports Network. WPIAL Class AAA Top Ten: 1) SENECA VALLEY RAIDERS (9-1-0)

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Chicks Picks – Week 4
September 23, 2010
Welcome to Week 4 of the high school football season. Chick's Picks made an appearance at MSA Sports World Headquarters last Friday for the first time this season. Much to her surprise, however, she was not missed over the first two weeks. The control center was functioning smoothly--nearly perfect--causing Chick's Picks to feel unnecessary.

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Big Game Hunting: The Football Fourpack for Week 4
September 22, 2010
Injuries seem to have stolen the spotlight here in the 2010 WPIAL football season, dramatic injuries to big-time star players in so many classifications have served notice to a lot of coaches and teams that in high school football as in life, everything can change in the blink of an eye, or the turn of an ankle.

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