Cross Country

Kiski Area’s Shreffler finishes second at WCCA’s
October 11, 2018
Kiski Area senior Kierra Shreffler knew she needed a strong start if she wanted to win the annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association cross country championship on Thursday. She got a strong start, but her effort wasn't enough to keep Greensburg Central Catholic freshman Corinn Brewer from taking the top honor.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Brewer, Greensburg Salem boys make their mark at WCCA meet
If you don't know Corinn Brewer, that's about to change. The Greensburg Central Catholic freshman captured the girls' race at the annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association cross country meet at soggy Westmoreland County Community College on Thursday in Youngwood. She's one of the top Class A runners in the WPIAL.

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Greensburg Salem’s killer B’s return as favorites at annual WCCA meet
October 10, 2018
The Pittsburgh Steelers have the Killer B's in football: Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. The Greensburg Salem boys cross country team has its own version of the Killer B's -- senior Cameron Binda, Mark Brown and Dylan Binda. That trio has led the Golden Lions the past three

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Kinne bolsters North Allegheny cross country team
October 4, 2018
An out-of-state transfer student is giving a boost to the North Allegheny boys cross country team. Senior Zachary Kinne (15 minutes, 55 seconds) came in first in the PIAA Foundation Invitational meet boys Class AAA 5,000-meter run recently in Hershey. The meet is considered a tune-up for the PIAA championship

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Riverview runners look to build off section championships
The Riverview boys cross country team graduated 10 from last year's WPIAL Class A runner-up team that also placed eighth at the PIAA championships. How the team would respond in 2018 with several holes to fill in the lineup rested on a mix of key returnees and a few varsity

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Shady Side Academy girls cross country team aims for WPIAL success
September 28, 2018
The Shady Side Academy girls cross country team is hoping improve on last year's 8-2 dual meet record and ninth- place finish at the WPIAL

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North Hills runners continue to show improvement
From a group perspective, the North Hills boys and girls cross country teams are young. In addition to their youth and relative inexperience, the Indians

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Pine-Richland runners finding their pace
September 21, 2018
Although their WPIAL Class AAA Section 3A results may not provide the evidence just yet, the Pine-Richland boys and girls cross country teams both appear

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St. Joseph runner Singleton forms a talented 1-man team
September 20, 2018
Every coach out there who has paced a locker room and yelled to his players that there's no such thing as a one-man team, is

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Greensburg Salem boys cross country wants to reclaim WPIAL title
September 15, 2018
Greensburg Salem cross country senior Mark Brown had a fruitful few days recently. Brown (16 minutes, 17.56 seconds) won the Class AA boys 5,000-meter run

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Hale leads Baldwin runners at Red, White and Blue Invitational
The Red, White and Blue Invitational, sponsored by the Baldwin cross country program, celebrated its 16th birthday this year. The meet is held annually at

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Quaker Valley’s Wicker shines in early-season Red, White and Blue Invitational
The season just began, and junior Annie Wicker already is in top form on the Quaker Valley girls cross county team. Wicker, the defending WPIAL

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North Allegheny runners look to maintain momentum after victories at Red, White and Blue Invitational
September 14, 2018
Slogging through a wet course at Schenley Park wasn't going to provide the North Allegheny cross country program with a major hurdle. The Tigers had

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Hampton runners start fast at Red, White and Blue Invitational
A handful of seniors and one freshman have the Hampton cross country squads looking competitive. Seniors Matt Gust and Joey Cafaro will get one last

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Oakland Catholic runner overcomes rain and mud in Red, White and Blue Classic
September 8, 2018
Cross country teams from across the state woke up Saturday morning rested and ready to take on the Oakland's Schenley Park course in the 16th

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Experienced Franklin Regional girls cross country team looks to take next step
September 7, 2018
The Franklin Regional girls cross country team entered the 2018 season with experience as six of the seven runners who competed at last year's WPIAL

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PIAA championships a goal for Shady Side Academy runner Lau
Shady Side Academy senior Emmie Lau is looking forward to her second year as a member of the cross country team. In addition to cross

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Valotta leads Plum cross country teams into promising season
Angela Valotta didn't have the performance she had hoped at last year's WPIAL Class AAA cross country championships on the Cooper's Lake course near Slippery

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Penn Hills runners gaining experience at early-season invitationals
September 6, 2018
After a season filled with a slew of injuries and illnesses, the Penn Hills cross country team will look to stay healthy and replace the

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Shaler runners look to improve on cross country courses
The standard for the Shaler cross country program was easy for Justin Eskra to identify. For this season, the Titans wanted to try and surprise

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