Author: Nathan Smith


Penn-Trafford volleyball has pieces in place to continue success
June 1, 2018
If there was any disappointment with the season for Penn-Trafford boys volleyball coach Jim Schall, it's that there wasn't more of it. The Warriors were

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Franklin Regional boys lacrosse continues to build with 2nd straight playoff berth
May 18, 2018
It wasn't the result the Franklin Regional boys lacrosse team wanted. But it was another step in the right direction. The Panthers (6-8) saw their

Read More...

Clutch hitting carries Bishop Canevin to playoff victory
If the Bishop Canevin softball team is hitting, there is a good chance it is winning. In the midst of a WPIAL Class A playoff

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North Allegheny lacrosse rolls past Franklin Regional
May 14, 2018
The North Allegheny boys lacrosse team quickly thwarted any hopes of an upset by Franklin Regional. The Tigers powered their way to a big first-quarter

Read More...

Penn-Trafford thrower Elma has top of podium in sights
May 11, 2018
Heading into the 2017 WPIAL Class AAA track and field championships, Penn-Trafford's Cam Elma was set to be one of the top throwers in the

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Chartiers Valley’s Wagner commits to Loyola
Mackenzie Wagner got on the inside track for her college decision. The Chartiers Valley junior has verbally committed to Loyola (Md.) women's basketball. The Greyhounds

Read More...

Carlynton softball contends for playoff berth
May 7, 2018
The Carlynton softball team isn't giving up hope just yet. With a 2-6 record in Section 1-2A play, the Cougars started May in fifth place.

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Penn-Trafford’s Tarabrella shows versatility on volleyball court
April 28, 2018
Penn-Trafford's Nick Tarabrella has made a name for himself on the turf during his high school career. The senior was a standout forward for the

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Penn-Trafford trainer Larry Cooper to be honored by Korey Stringer Institute
April 27, 2018
Penn-Trafford athletic trainer Larry Cooper is set to add another distinguished honor to his already lengthy resume. Cooper will receive the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI)

Read More...

Strong-armed South Fayette baseball team poised to weather busy stretch run
April 20, 2018
It is a pitfall every WPIAL baseball team needs to prepare for — rescheduled games. Thanks to the soggy Western Pennsylvania springs, the schedules in

Read More...

Young pitchers step up for Norwin baseball
The Norwin pitching staff is learning on the job. The turnover rate was high in the Knights' rotation, as the team did not return any

Read More...

Penn-Trafford girls lacrosse building in 2nd WPIAL season
April 14, 2018
Taking over a team that went 0-14 last season, first-year Penn Trafford girls lacrosse coach Nancy Happel had a clear goal. Win a game. It

Read More...

New coach takes reins for Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse
It is another year of transition for Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse. The reins of the Colts have been handed to Jordan Burkes, the fourth head

Read More...

Smaller track teams competing for Penn-Trafford
April 6, 2018
The Penn-Trafford track and field teams are playing a numbers game this season. The Warriors have seen a decrease in the number of athletes on

Read More...

Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse gaining experience
The Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse team is going through a maturation process. The Colts entered the season with only five players who had competed in

Read More...

After graduation losses, Penn-Trafford volleyball to rely on size, depth
March 23, 2018
Expectations have been raised for the Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team. The Warriors are riding a hot streak from the previous two seasons. The run includes

Read More...

Penn-Trafford softball has plenty to replace
March 19, 2018
Some might see the Penn-Trafford softball team as going through a transition year. The Warriors lost a talented senior class: Of the eight players, six

Read More...

Penn-Trafford baseball wants section title
Penn-Trafford baseball coach Dan Miller isn't mincing words this season: He believes his team will be a contender to finish on top of Section 2-6A.

Read More...

Carlynton baseball flies under radar; Bishop Canevin looks to juniors
March 17, 2018
Carlynton baseball players have seen the social media posts hyping the top players and programs of the WPIAL. They also noticed the lack of buzz

Read More...

Norwin’s Phipps takes silver at PIAA wrestling
March 12, 2018
Kurtis Phipps' journey to a state wrestling title fell one win short. The Norwin sophomore lost in the finals of the PIAA Class AAA wrestling

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Bishop Canevin girls reflect on 3rd straight WPIAL title
March 10, 2018
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team is on a run for the history books. With a 56-52 win over East Allegheny in the Class 3A

Read More...

Standout sophomore Phipps ‘shows progression’ at WPIAL wrestling championships
March 5, 2018
Norwin wrestler Kurtis Phipps proved to be the best in the west at 106 pounds for the second consecutive season. The sophomore added to his

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Vincentian Academy boys defeat Union to capture third WPIAL Class A championship
March 1, 2018
This will be a game Vincentian Academy boys basketball coach Tim Tyree won't soon forget. The No. 1-seeded Royals captured their third WPIAL championship by

Read More...

Strong start vaults Bishop Canevin girls past Mohawk in Class 3A semifinals
February 28, 2018
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team will have a chance to defend its crown. The reigning WPIAL Class 3A champion will return to the Petersen

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Peters Township girls hold off Hempfield rallies to advance in Class 6A playoffs
February 23, 2018
Every time Peters Township tried to pull away in the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals, Hempfield rallied. But the Spartans came up one run short. The

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Chartiers Valley hockey rallies to earn Penguins Cup playoffs berth
The Chartiers Valley hockey team could have given up. The team started 1-6 and was at the bottom of the PIHL Class A standings. But

Read More...

Norwin wrestlers aiming for success at section tournament
February 19, 2018
This is when the months of work, sweat and dedication pay off. Norwin's wrestlers will enter the individual portion of the season Feb. 24 at

Read More...

Penn-Trafford rifle team acquits itself well at WPIALs
February 12, 2018
Hunter Greyno was on target in his final event with the Penn-Trafford rifle team. The senior wrapped up his career by shooting a 200-16x to

Read More...

Carlynton swim teams enjoy luxury of depth
February 10, 2018
For the first time in several years, both Carlynton swimming teams have a crucial part of the success puzzle. Depth. The Cougars added a total

Read More...

Carnegie area basketball teams have work to do in playoff hunt
February 3, 2018
There is a lot of uncertainty for the boys basketball teams in the Signal Item area. Only one team clinched a WPIAL playoff berth by

Read More...

South Fayette boys basketball rides strong defense
January 27, 2018
Coming into the season, the South Fayette boys basketball team was looking for an identity. The team found one in its defense. The Lions' defense

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Bishop Canevin football ready to go with new coach Lucas
January 20, 2018
Bishop Canevin didn't have to go far to find its next football coach. Chris Lucas, who served as the offensive coordinator for the Crusaders the

Read More...

Chartiers Valley boys basketball overcomes inexperience
January 12, 2018
The Chartiers Valley boys basketball team had a lot of growing up to do this season. The Colts entered with no seniors and only one

Read More...

Mt. Lebanon girls upset No. 2 Peters Township in Section 3 clash
January 11, 2018
Mt. Lebanon girls basketball coach Dori Oldaker started the week just wanting her squad to stay in the hunt for the WPIAL playoffs. But after

Read More...

Carlynton boys show fight during early-season schedule
January 6, 2018
When stepping on the court to face the Carlynton boys basketball team, opponents should expect a battle for all four quarters. andquot;This team's identity has

Read More...

West Allegheny girls upset No. 2 Chartiers Valley in Section 1-5A clash
January 4, 2018
Individuals often have one of two responses when pushed to the brink: fight or flight. The West Allegheny girls basketball team chose fight in Thursday's

Read More...

Chartiers Valley looking to build gymnastics program
December 28, 2017
Chartiers Valley is the new kid on the block in WPIAL gymnastics. After several seasons of having individual competitors, the Colts have started a program

Read More...

Penn-Trafford rifle team ready to make waves
December 18, 2017
While the program has been around several seasons, the Penn-Trafford rifle team sometimes still is an unknown to opposing teams. andquot;I don't think all of

Read More...

Injuries force Chartiers Valley girls basketball team to adapt
December 16, 2017
Things were looking good for the Charters Valley girls basketball team at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season. The squad was set to return four

Read More...

Penn-Trafford’s Coy, Chishko start strong at Eastern Area Invitational
December 11, 2017
The Penn-Trafford wrestling team got its season off to a solid start at the Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament last week. The Warriors finished 11th

Read More...

Chartiers Valley players honored after special soccer season
November 16, 2017
The resurgence of Chartiers Valley as a WPIAL boys soccer power continued this season. While the Colts were unable to capture a second straight WPIAL

Read More...

South Fayette volleyball caps season in quarterfinals
November 4, 2017
There was only one thing South Fayette girls volleyball coach Scott Sundgren wanted from this season — more of it. After watching his young roster

Read More...

Upper St. Clair advances after defensive struggle with Franklin Regional
November 3, 2017
In a defensive struggle that mirrored a heavyweight boxing match, it was Upper St. Clair that landed enough blows to walk away victorious. The No.

Read More...

Norwin runners gain experience at WPIAL meet
October 30, 2017
In recent seasons, the Norwin cross country program has seen the girls team finish the year strong at the WPIAL cross country championship with a

Read More...

Defending champion Freedom shuts out Yough in WPIAL semifinals
Freedom girls soccer will have a chance to defend its title. The reigning Class AA champion will return to Highmark Stadium later this week after

Read More...

Playoff-bound Imani Christian pushed by winless Leechburg
October 28, 2017
Imani Christian's spot in the WPIAL Class A playoffs was solidified weeks ago. But Leechburg was determined to give it one more fight in the

Read More...

Bethel Park clinches Southeast Conference title with win over rival Mt. Lebanon
Bethel Park went to Mt. Lebanon on Friday and proved it is the beast of the Southeast. The Black Hawks topped the Blue Devils, 34-24,

Read More...

Johnny Beck joins list of talented South Fayette tailbacks
The South Fayette football team has become known for a high-scoring offense with a prolific passing attack. But don't count out the Lions' ground game.

Read More...

Norwin runners gear up for WPIAL meet
October 23, 2017
The Norwin cross country teams are hitting their peak heading into the biggest race of the season. Both teams finished in second place in Section

Read More...

Fox Chapel outmuscles Chartiers Valley to secure spot in WPIAL playoffs
October 21, 2017
The Fox Chapel playoff drought has ended. With a 34-18 win on the road over Chartiers Valley, the Foxes clinched the final playoff berth in

Read More...

South Fayette hockey enjoying luxury of experience
October 20, 2017
The South Fayette hockey team is skating into a season of potential that doesn't come around often. The Lions are receiving a boost from a

Read More...

Montour’s fast start too much for Greensburg Salem in nonconference game
October 13, 2017
Montour started fast against Greensburg Salem and never looked back. The No. 4-4A Spartans (6-1) rolled to a 38-0 nonconference win over the Golden Lions

Read More...

Norwin boys soccer team ramping up for postseason run
October 9, 2017
The final stretch of the regular season for WPIAL soccer season can be brutal. Teams enter the remaining games battling for playoff positioning while trying

Read More...

Struggling Carlynton football team works toward improvement
October 7, 2017
It has been an uphill battle for the Carlynton football team through a 0-4 start to the season. While the results don't show it, there

Read More...

Aliquippa shuts out Clairton in penalty-riddled game
It wasn't pretty, but a win is another win for Aliquippa. The Class 3A No. 1-ranked Quips defended their home turf at the Pit with

Read More...

Kendro provides scoring touch for Norwin girls
October 2, 2017
For some athletes, changing positions in a sport can be challenging. It can take time to adjust to the new surroundings or learn how their

Read More...

South Fayette volleyball off to fast start
September 30, 2017
When a varsity sports team needs to turn to underclassmen for production, it can lead to growing pains no matter if it is on the

Read More...

Gizzo, Fox Chapel run past Moon in Allegheny 9
It was the Nick Gizzo show at Tiger Stadium on Friday. Fox Chapel's senior quarterback led his squad to a 42-6 win over Moon in

Read More...

South Fayette girls off to fast start under new coach
September 23, 2017
Some teams enter the first season with a new coach needing time to adjust. But the South Fayette girls soccer team has been playing at

Read More...

Riverview struggles to contain Bishop Canevin in conference loss
September 22, 2017
It was a andquot;ruffandquot; night for the Riverview football team. Bishop Canevin's Jonathan Ruffing finished with four touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 35-12

Read More...

Norwin field hockey aims to compete in Section 1
September 18, 2017
Some teams get to ease into the season with a couple of cupcake opponents. The Norwin field hockey team was thrown into the deep end

Read More...

South Fayette boys soccer deals with early adversity
September 16, 2017
The first few weeks of the South Fayette boys soccer team's season has been all about experimentation — some by choice, others by necessity. Coming

Read More...

Dauer’s 4 touchdowns lead Keystone Oaks past Deer Lakes
The power of Dauer was on display at Dormont Memorial Stadium Friday night. Keystone Oaks running back Michael Dauer led the Golden Eagles to a

Read More...

Experienced lineup bolsters Norwin volleyball
September 11, 2017
The Norwin girls volleyball team had some growing up to do. Last season the team had only four seniors on the roster and several new

Read More...

Saxton continues South Fayette line of elite quarterbacks
September 9, 2017
It is hard to deny that South Fayette has become a cradle of quarterbacks over the last several years. Since 2010, the Lions have had

Read More...

Smith leads South Park past Mt. Pleasant
September 8, 2017
Damon Smith was a one-man wrecking crew for South Park on Friday night. Through the air and on the ground, Smith led the fourth-ranked Eagles

Read More...

Highlands gets victory in coach Dom Girardi’s debut
September 1, 2017
It was a golden start for the Dom Girardi era of Highlands football. In his first game as the Golden Rams' coach, Girardi's squad topped

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Veterans hope to guide Penn-Trafford girls to section crown
August 29, 2017
For some girls soccer teams, winning 15 games and reaching the WPIAL quarterfinals is a successful season. The Penn-Trafford girls soccer team felt a bit

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Penn-Trafford boys aim to stay atop section standings
The Penn-Trafford boys soccer team has been the jewel of its section the last three years. The Warriors have finished on top of the standings

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Chartiers Valley boys ready to defend WPIAL title
August 26, 2017
It will be hard for the Chartiers Valley boys soccer team to match last season's success. But the Colts are ready to give it a

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Shorthanded Bishop Canevin looks to overcome roster turnover
August 18, 2017
It has been an offseason of attrition for the Bishop Canevin football team. The Crusaders lost a senior class of eight players from the 2016

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Carlynton welcomes Bishop Canevin for girls tennis co-op
August 5, 2017
Bishop Canevin and Carlynton tend to be fierce rivals. From basketball to soccer to baseball, a win means bragging rights. But when the girls tennis

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Penn-Trafford volleyball has pieces in place to continue success
June 1, 2018
If there was any disappointment with the season for Penn-Trafford boys volleyball coach Jim Schall, it's that there wasn't more of it. The Warriors were

Read More...

Franklin Regional boys lacrosse continues to build with 2nd straight playoff berth
May 18, 2018
It wasn't the result the Franklin Regional boys lacrosse team wanted. But it was another step in the right direction. The Panthers (6-8) saw their

Read More...

Clutch hitting carries Bishop Canevin to playoff victory
If the Bishop Canevin softball team is hitting, there is a good chance it is winning. In the midst of a WPIAL Class A playoff

Read More...

North Allegheny lacrosse rolls past Franklin Regional
May 14, 2018
The North Allegheny boys lacrosse team quickly thwarted any hopes of an upset by Franklin Regional. The Tigers powered their way to a big first-quarter

Read More...

Penn-Trafford thrower Elma has top of podium in sights
May 11, 2018
Heading into the 2017 WPIAL Class AAA track and field championships, Penn-Trafford's Cam Elma was set to be one of the top throwers in the

Read More...

Chartiers Valley’s Wagner commits to Loyola
Mackenzie Wagner got on the inside track for her college decision. The Chartiers Valley junior has verbally committed to Loyola (Md.) women's basketball. The Greyhounds

Read More...

Carlynton softball contends for playoff berth
May 7, 2018
The Carlynton softball team isn't giving up hope just yet. With a 2-6 record in Section 1-2A play, the Cougars started May in fifth place.

Read More...

Penn-Trafford’s Tarabrella shows versatility on volleyball court
April 28, 2018
Penn-Trafford's Nick Tarabrella has made a name for himself on the turf during his high school career. The senior was a standout forward for the

Read More...

Penn-Trafford trainer Larry Cooper to be honored by Korey Stringer Institute
April 27, 2018
Penn-Trafford athletic trainer Larry Cooper is set to add another distinguished honor to his already lengthy resume. Cooper will receive the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI)

Read More...

Strong-armed South Fayette baseball team poised to weather busy stretch run
April 20, 2018
It is a pitfall every WPIAL baseball team needs to prepare for — rescheduled games. Thanks to the soggy Western Pennsylvania springs, the schedules in

Read More...

Young pitchers step up for Norwin baseball
The Norwin pitching staff is learning on the job. The turnover rate was high in the Knights' rotation, as the team did not return any

Read More...

Penn-Trafford girls lacrosse building in 2nd WPIAL season
April 14, 2018
Taking over a team that went 0-14 last season, first-year Penn Trafford girls lacrosse coach Nancy Happel had a clear goal. Win a game. It

Read More...

New coach takes reins for Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse
It is another year of transition for Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse. The reins of the Colts have been handed to Jordan Burkes, the fourth head

Read More...

Smaller track teams competing for Penn-Trafford
April 6, 2018
The Penn-Trafford track and field teams are playing a numbers game this season. The Warriors have seen a decrease in the number of athletes on

Read More...

Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse gaining experience
The Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse team is going through a maturation process. The Colts entered the season with only five players who had competed in

Read More...

After graduation losses, Penn-Trafford volleyball to rely on size, depth
March 23, 2018
Expectations have been raised for the Penn-Trafford boys volleyball team. The Warriors are riding a hot streak from the previous two seasons. The run includes

Read More...

Penn-Trafford softball has plenty to replace
March 19, 2018
Some might see the Penn-Trafford softball team as going through a transition year. The Warriors lost a talented senior class: Of the eight players, six

Read More...

Penn-Trafford baseball wants section title
Penn-Trafford baseball coach Dan Miller isn't mincing words this season: He believes his team will be a contender to finish on top of Section 2-6A.

Read More...

Carlynton baseball flies under radar; Bishop Canevin looks to juniors
March 17, 2018
Carlynton baseball players have seen the social media posts hyping the top players and programs of the WPIAL. They also noticed the lack of buzz

Read More...

Norwin’s Phipps takes silver at PIAA wrestling
March 12, 2018
Kurtis Phipps' journey to a state wrestling title fell one win short. The Norwin sophomore lost in the finals of the PIAA Class AAA wrestling

Read More...

Bishop Canevin girls reflect on 3rd straight WPIAL title
March 10, 2018
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team is on a run for the history books. With a 56-52 win over East Allegheny in the Class 3A

Read More...

Standout sophomore Phipps ‘shows progression’ at WPIAL wrestling championships
March 5, 2018
Norwin wrestler Kurtis Phipps proved to be the best in the west at 106 pounds for the second consecutive season. The sophomore added to his

Read More...

Vincentian Academy boys defeat Union to capture third WPIAL Class A championship
March 1, 2018
This will be a game Vincentian Academy boys basketball coach Tim Tyree won't soon forget. The No. 1-seeded Royals captured their third WPIAL championship by

Read More...

Strong start vaults Bishop Canevin girls past Mohawk in Class 3A semifinals
February 28, 2018
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team will have a chance to defend its crown. The reigning WPIAL Class 3A champion will return to the Petersen

Read More...

Peters Township girls hold off Hempfield rallies to advance in Class 6A playoffs
February 23, 2018
Every time Peters Township tried to pull away in the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals, Hempfield rallied. But the Spartans came up one run short. The

Read More...

Chartiers Valley hockey rallies to earn Penguins Cup playoffs berth
The Chartiers Valley hockey team could have given up. The team started 1-6 and was at the bottom of the PIHL Class A standings. But

Read More...

Norwin wrestlers aiming for success at section tournament
February 19, 2018
This is when the months of work, sweat and dedication pay off. Norwin's wrestlers will enter the individual portion of the season Feb. 24 at

Read More...

Penn-Trafford rifle team acquits itself well at WPIALs
February 12, 2018
Hunter Greyno was on target in his final event with the Penn-Trafford rifle team. The senior wrapped up his career by shooting a 200-16x to

Read More...

Carlynton swim teams enjoy luxury of depth
February 10, 2018
For the first time in several years, both Carlynton swimming teams have a crucial part of the success puzzle. Depth. The Cougars added a total

Read More...

Carnegie area basketball teams have work to do in playoff hunt
February 3, 2018
There is a lot of uncertainty for the boys basketball teams in the Signal Item area. Only one team clinched a WPIAL playoff berth by

Read More...

South Fayette boys basketball rides strong defense
January 27, 2018
Coming into the season, the South Fayette boys basketball team was looking for an identity. The team found one in its defense. The Lions' defense

Read More...

Bishop Canevin football ready to go with new coach Lucas
January 20, 2018
Bishop Canevin didn't have to go far to find its next football coach. Chris Lucas, who served as the offensive coordinator for the Crusaders the

Read More...

Chartiers Valley boys basketball overcomes inexperience
January 12, 2018
The Chartiers Valley boys basketball team had a lot of growing up to do this season. The Colts entered with no seniors and only one

Read More...

Mt. Lebanon girls upset No. 2 Peters Township in Section 3 clash
January 11, 2018
Mt. Lebanon girls basketball coach Dori Oldaker started the week just wanting her squad to stay in the hunt for the WPIAL playoffs. But after

Read More...

Carlynton boys show fight during early-season schedule
January 6, 2018
When stepping on the court to face the Carlynton boys basketball team, opponents should expect a battle for all four quarters. andquot;This team's identity has

Read More...

West Allegheny girls upset No. 2 Chartiers Valley in Section 1-5A clash
January 4, 2018
Individuals often have one of two responses when pushed to the brink: fight or flight. The West Allegheny girls basketball team chose fight in Thursday's

Read More...

Chartiers Valley looking to build gymnastics program
December 28, 2017
Chartiers Valley is the new kid on the block in WPIAL gymnastics. After several seasons of having individual competitors, the Colts have started a program

Read More...

Penn-Trafford rifle team ready to make waves
December 18, 2017
While the program has been around several seasons, the Penn-Trafford rifle team sometimes still is an unknown to opposing teams. andquot;I don't think all of

Read More...

Injuries force Chartiers Valley girls basketball team to adapt
December 16, 2017
Things were looking good for the Charters Valley girls basketball team at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season. The squad was set to return four

Read More...

Penn-Trafford’s Coy, Chishko start strong at Eastern Area Invitational
December 11, 2017
The Penn-Trafford wrestling team got its season off to a solid start at the Eastern Area Invitational Wrestling Tournament last week. The Warriors finished 11th

Read More...

Chartiers Valley players honored after special soccer season
November 16, 2017
The resurgence of Chartiers Valley as a WPIAL boys soccer power continued this season. While the Colts were unable to capture a second straight WPIAL

Read More...

South Fayette volleyball caps season in quarterfinals
November 4, 2017
There was only one thing South Fayette girls volleyball coach Scott Sundgren wanted from this season — more of it. After watching his young roster

Read More...

Upper St. Clair advances after defensive struggle with Franklin Regional
November 3, 2017
In a defensive struggle that mirrored a heavyweight boxing match, it was Upper St. Clair that landed enough blows to walk away victorious. The No.

Read More...

Norwin runners gain experience at WPIAL meet
October 30, 2017
In recent seasons, the Norwin cross country program has seen the girls team finish the year strong at the WPIAL cross country championship with a

Read More...

Defending champion Freedom shuts out Yough in WPIAL semifinals
Freedom girls soccer will have a chance to defend its title. The reigning Class AA champion will return to Highmark Stadium later this week after

Read More...

Playoff-bound Imani Christian pushed by winless Leechburg
October 28, 2017
Imani Christian's spot in the WPIAL Class A playoffs was solidified weeks ago. But Leechburg was determined to give it one more fight in the

Read More...

Bethel Park clinches Southeast Conference title with win over rival Mt. Lebanon
Bethel Park went to Mt. Lebanon on Friday and proved it is the beast of the Southeast. The Black Hawks topped the Blue Devils, 34-24,

Read More...

Johnny Beck joins list of talented South Fayette tailbacks
The South Fayette football team has become known for a high-scoring offense with a prolific passing attack. But don't count out the Lions' ground game.

Read More...

Norwin runners gear up for WPIAL meet
October 23, 2017
The Norwin cross country teams are hitting their peak heading into the biggest race of the season. Both teams finished in second place in Section

Read More...

Fox Chapel outmuscles Chartiers Valley to secure spot in WPIAL playoffs
October 21, 2017
The Fox Chapel playoff drought has ended. With a 34-18 win on the road over Chartiers Valley, the Foxes clinched the final playoff berth in

Read More...

South Fayette hockey enjoying luxury of experience
October 20, 2017
The South Fayette hockey team is skating into a season of potential that doesn't come around often. The Lions are receiving a boost from a

Read More...

Montour’s fast start too much for Greensburg Salem in nonconference game
October 13, 2017
Montour started fast against Greensburg Salem and never looked back. The No. 4-4A Spartans (6-1) rolled to a 38-0 nonconference win over the Golden Lions

Read More...

Norwin boys soccer team ramping up for postseason run
October 9, 2017
The final stretch of the regular season for WPIAL soccer season can be brutal. Teams enter the remaining games battling for playoff positioning while trying

Read More...

Struggling Carlynton football team works toward improvement
October 7, 2017
It has been an uphill battle for the Carlynton football team through a 0-4 start to the season. While the results don't show it, there

Read More...

Aliquippa shuts out Clairton in penalty-riddled game
It wasn't pretty, but a win is another win for Aliquippa. The Class 3A No. 1-ranked Quips defended their home turf at the Pit with

Read More...

Kendro provides scoring touch for Norwin girls
October 2, 2017
For some athletes, changing positions in a sport can be challenging. It can take time to adjust to the new surroundings or learn how their

Read More...

South Fayette volleyball off to fast start
September 30, 2017
When a varsity sports team needs to turn to underclassmen for production, it can lead to growing pains no matter if it is on the

Read More...

Gizzo, Fox Chapel run past Moon in Allegheny 9
It was the Nick Gizzo show at Tiger Stadium on Friday. Fox Chapel's senior quarterback led his squad to a 42-6 win over Moon in

Read More...

South Fayette girls off to fast start under new coach
September 23, 2017
Some teams enter the first season with a new coach needing time to adjust. But the South Fayette girls soccer team has been playing at

Read More...

Riverview struggles to contain Bishop Canevin in conference loss
September 22, 2017
It was a andquot;ruffandquot; night for the Riverview football team. Bishop Canevin's Jonathan Ruffing finished with four touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 35-12

Read More...

Norwin field hockey aims to compete in Section 1
September 18, 2017
Some teams get to ease into the season with a couple of cupcake opponents. The Norwin field hockey team was thrown into the deep end

Read More...

South Fayette boys soccer deals with early adversity
September 16, 2017
The first few weeks of the South Fayette boys soccer team's season has been all about experimentation — some by choice, others by necessity. Coming

Read More...

Dauer’s 4 touchdowns lead Keystone Oaks past Deer Lakes
The power of Dauer was on display at Dormont Memorial Stadium Friday night. Keystone Oaks running back Michael Dauer led the Golden Eagles to a

Read More...

Experienced lineup bolsters Norwin volleyball
September 11, 2017
The Norwin girls volleyball team had some growing up to do. Last season the team had only four seniors on the roster and several new

Read More...

Saxton continues South Fayette line of elite quarterbacks
September 9, 2017
It is hard to deny that South Fayette has become a cradle of quarterbacks over the last several years. Since 2010, the Lions have had

Read More...

Smith leads South Park past Mt. Pleasant
September 8, 2017
Damon Smith was a one-man wrecking crew for South Park on Friday night. Through the air and on the ground, Smith led the fourth-ranked Eagles

Read More...

Highlands gets victory in coach Dom Girardi’s debut
September 1, 2017
It was a golden start for the Dom Girardi era of Highlands football. In his first game as the Golden Rams' coach, Girardi's squad topped

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Veterans hope to guide Penn-Trafford girls to section crown
August 29, 2017
For some girls soccer teams, winning 15 games and reaching the WPIAL quarterfinals is a successful season. The Penn-Trafford girls soccer team felt a bit

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Penn-Trafford boys aim to stay atop section standings
The Penn-Trafford boys soccer team has been the jewel of its section the last three years. The Warriors have finished on top of the standings

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Chartiers Valley boys ready to defend WPIAL title
August 26, 2017
It will be hard for the Chartiers Valley boys soccer team to match last season's success. But the Colts are ready to give it a

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Shorthanded Bishop Canevin looks to overcome roster turnover
August 18, 2017
It has been an offseason of attrition for the Bishop Canevin football team. The Crusaders lost a senior class of eight players from the 2016

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Carlynton welcomes Bishop Canevin for girls tennis co-op
August 5, 2017
Bishop Canevin and Carlynton tend to be fierce rivals. From basketball to soccer to baseball, a win means bragging rights. But when the girls tennis

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