WPIAL boys basketball playoff races heating up in Alle-Kiski Valley
January 23, 2018
Back in the gym Monday after a pair of narrow losses last week, Deer Lakes was focusing squarely on its upcoming schedule. The Lancers couldn't

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Fox Chapel hockey continues winning ways by toppling Freeport
With a much-needed two points up for grabs, a Fox Chapel hockey team with playoff aspirations wasted little time establishing control. The Foxes scored seven

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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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Herald roundup: Fox Chapel boys earn pair of victories
January 22, 2018
Fox Chapel boys basketball earned a 62-44 win at Plum in a Section 3-6A game Jan. 16. The game was tied at 40 heading into

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A-K Valley high school look-ahead: Week of Jan. 22, 2018
January 21, 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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WPIAL roundup: Top-ranked Trinity girls beat Upper St. Clair
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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Strong showing at Allegheny County tourney for Fox Chapel wrestler Cutchember
January 20, 2018
For Fox Chapel sophomore Donovan Cutchember, the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament did not end how he planned, with a win in the finals. But Cutchember

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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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Westmoreland roundup: Belle Vernon boys top Monessen
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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Fox Chapel’s Cutchember reaches semifinals at county tournament
Fox Chapel sophomore Donovan Cutchember was the lone A-K Valley wrestler to advance to the semifinals of the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament on Friday. Cutchember

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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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A-K Valley basketball notebook: Leechburg’s Lovelace living at the line
The charity stripe has been a fine line for Leechburg's Mikayla Lovelace this season. Lovelace, who broke her own school record by scoring 44 points

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Fox Chapel field hockey star picked for Indoor World Cup
January 18, 2018
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 players earn PIHL all-star nods
The top hockey talent in the PIHL will gather Jan. 28 at Robert Morris' Island Sports Center, and Burrell coach Max Rickard said he's honored

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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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Guido: A-K Valley football teams set to travel
January 17, 2018
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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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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Fox Chapel defense stymies Latrobe boys in Section 3 win
January 12, 2018
Latrobe has pulled its starters in the fourth quarter of big games before. But that was when it had commanding leads that made for anticlimactic

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Westmoreland basketball notebook: Kallock among Greensburg Salem’s all-time scorers
Greensburg Salem junior combo-guard Megan Kallock is on her way to chasing some of the big names on the program's scoring list. Only a junior,

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