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Blackhawk’s Jordan Wright won the WPIBL boys singles title Feb. 27, 2019, at Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell.
Trib HSSN rewind: A look back at the 2018-19 WPIBL bowling season
July 9, 2019
Competitors from the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Bowling League made an impact at all levels during the 2018-19 season.

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Brentwood’s Julianna Winkowski competes during the 2018-19 season.
Scholar-athlete distinction surprises Brentwood’s Winkowski
July 5, 2019
Julianna Winkowski participated in two sports in high school.

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Waynesburg’s Selena Phillips claimed a second straight WPIAL rilfe championship Feb. 14, 2019, at Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club in Canonsburg.
Trib HSSN rewind: A look back at the 2018-19 WPIAL rifle season
July 4, 2019
Not much changed from the 2018 finals to the 2019 WPIAL team and individual rifle championships.

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Moon’s Donovan Johnson celebrates with teammates after defeating Archbishop Wood in the PIAA Class 5A boys state championship game Friday, Mar. 22, 2019, at Giant Center in Hershey.
Looking back at the WPIAL’s state champions for 2018-19
June 29, 2019
PARADE OF CHAMPIONS

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Springdale’s Mike Zolnierczyk makes a save over Bishop Canevin’s Nevan Crossey during first round boys A WPIAL soccer action at Hampton High School.
Springdale’s Michael Zolnierczyk named Valley News Dispatch Boys Athlete of the Year
Michael Zolnierczyk has been front and center in maintaining two of the Alle-Kiski Valley’s most enduring sports legacies: Springdale Dynamos soccer and basketball.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Lily Rockwell makes a lunging catch at first base in a WPIAL Class 4A playoff game against Yough. Rockwell batted .333 for a team that finished with a .330 batting average.
South Hills notebook: Zang, Karcher shined at plate for Thomas Jefferson softball
June 28, 2019
Notebook items from around the Thomas Jefferson campus:

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Members of the 2018 PIAA champion Sewickley Academy tennis team include, in front, from left, Simran Bedi and Evelyn Safar; in back, Sofia Smith, Emma DiSantis, Victoria Keller, Alina Mattson, Sana Singh and Christina Walton.
Class A Trib HSSN Sports Cup champions continue winning ways
Even though one of the longest championship runs in WPIAL history came to an end this spring, it did not slow down that school from winning yet another Trib HSSN Sports Cup.

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OLSH’s Rico Tate celebrates with the WPIAL Class 2A championship trophy after defeating Serra Catholic Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, at Petersen Events Center.
Class 2A Trib HSSN Sports Cup title defense bolstered by 3 WPIAL titles
June 27, 2019
A year after winning the closest Trib HSSN Sports Cup chase in the 15-year history of the event, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart took a slightly different path to victory the second time around.

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The Shady Side Academy girls lacrosse team celebrates after winning the WPIAL Class AA title May 24, 2019, at Robert Morris.
Trio of WPIAL championships help secure Class 3A Trib HSSN Sports Cup
June 26, 2019
Shady Side Academy has hoisted the Trib HSSN Sports Cup in the past and came very close to winning it all a year ago, finishing second to North Catholic by less than 20 points.

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OLSH’s Cameron Johnson brings the ball upcourt against South Side Wednesday Jan. 2, 2012 in Coraopolis. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
George Guido: Class of ’14 was special group of WPIAL athletes
June 25, 2019
Let’s give a big shout out to the WPIAL Class of 2014.

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Jeannette’s McKee Stadium has had a natural grass playing surface since it opened in 1937. In the fall of 2019, it will have turf.
Westmoreland high school notebook: Jeannette looking to stay on target with turf
June 22, 2019
Despite the recent drenching rains, Jeannette’s McKee Stadium is looking to stay on target with its artificial turf project.

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Quaker Valley safety Darren Rogers calls a defensive play during training camp Friday August 12, 2005.
Quaker Valley to honor Class of ’19 in Sports Hall of Fame
June 21, 2019
The Quaker Valley Sports Hall of Fame announced the inductees for its Class of 2019.

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Baldwin cheerleader Paige Ernst
Baldwin’s Ernst earns coveted Division I cheerleading scholarship
Baldwin’s loss is Morehead State University’s gain.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Julie Fiedor competes during the 2018 girls volleyball season.
Thomas Jefferson’s Fiedor honored for impact on, off the volleyball court
Julia Fiedor, a 2019 Thomas Jefferson graduate, embodies the definition of a positive athlete.

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Springdale’s Brianna Thompson (21) steals second base next to St. Joseph’s Stella Swanson during their game Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Kotecki Memorial Park.
George Guido: Public/private legislation stirs controversy
June 18, 2019
It didn’t take long for State House Bill 1600 to get into committee and to generate controversy.

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Five Alle-Kiski Valley student-athletes were recognized by former Steeler Hines Ward and the Positive Athlete Pittsburgh program Monday at the Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. From left are Fox Chapel’s Brent Brewster, Kiski Area’s Kierra Shreffler, Fox Chapel’s Kate Carnevale, Valley’s Greg Guzzo, Plum’s Isabella Stoll and Ward.
A-K Valley athletes honored at Positive Athlete Awards
When Gregory Guzzo was 13, he was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, and open-heart surgery was needed to correct the issue.

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Student-athletes representing 30 boys and girls high school sports were presented scholarship awards by former Pittsburgh Steelers player Hines Ward and Positive Athlete Pittsburgh on Monday at the Sen. John Heinz History Center and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.
Positive Athlete Pittsburgh honors student-athletes with scholarships, awards
The Sen. John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum provided the setting Monday evening for the eighth annual Positive High School Athlete Awards.

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Greensburg Central Catholic’s Tom Voelker scores against Homer-Center during a PIAA Class A quarterfinal Thursday, June 7, 2018, at North Allegheny. New legislation could have public and private schools playing in different playoff brackets.
How public-private legislation would alter Pa. high school sports landscape
June 15, 2019
In the hot-button debate over public and private school athletics, the PIAA has consistently said state legislation from 1972 prevents the organization from splitting the schools into separate playoffs.

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Baldwin’s Eric Koenig, with his parents Cristi and Eric, was presented with a 2019 scholarship award from the Baldwin Whitehall Athletic Booster Association.
Hale, Koenig earn Baldwin athletic scholarship awards
June 14, 2019
Macy Hale and Jared Koenig appear to be two-of-a-kind.

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Shaler Area coaches weigh in on public-private school playoff debate
June 13, 2019
Who the opponents are on the Shaler Area girls basketball team’s schedule is of no great concern to coach Cornelious Nesbit.

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