Rifle

Shooters take aim at a WPIAL rifle match at Keystone Rod and Gun Club in Hannastown on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022.
Penn-Trafford juniors score top 5 finishes at WPIAL rifle championships
February 20, 2022
They took different paths to get there, but Penn-Trafford juniors Seth Baughman and Mallory McRae ended up right next to each other in the final results of the WPIAL rifle championships Feb. 10 at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen Club.

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McGuffey’s Riley Dunn receives the WPIAL championship plaque from Mt. Lebanon coach Dave Willard on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.
McGuffey’s Riley Dunn wins WPIAL rifle championship
February 10, 2022
Riley Dunn became the first McGuffey shooter to win an individual title in more than a decade, edging Butler’s Brianna Bell to capture the WPIAL rifle championship Thursday at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen Club.

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Members of the Hempfield rifle team celebrate after winning the 2022 WPIAL team championship on Feb. 8, 2022, at Dormong-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club in Canonsburg.
Hempfield wins 6th WPIAL rifle championship
February 8, 2022
Hempfield’s rifle team was right on target Tuesday … in the absolute middle of the target.

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Hempfield and Butler shooters at a WPIAL rifle match at Keystone Rod and Gun Club in Hannastown on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022.
Hempfield rifle team aims to defend WPIAL championship
January 25, 2022
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Bethel Park’s Travis Zeis claims WPIAL rifle championship
February 19, 2021
Travis Zeis became the first Bethel Park student to win a WPIAL rifle title in almost 20 years, edging Hempfield’s Lydia Dunn and Waynesburg’s Tayler Burnfield at the individual championships Friday at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen Club.

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Penn-Trafford shooters, from left, Jonathan French, Daniel Newsom, Ben DiMatteo, Becca Mills, and Kyle Dynys, compete during a 2020-21 rifle match.
Penn-Trafford rifle team continues growing, finding success
January 24, 2021
The Penn-Trafford co-ed rifle team has come a long way in a short time.

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Plum junior Jason Rowe sizes up a target during a rifle practice Jan. 22, 2021, at Plum High School.
High school rifle season looks different this year
January 23, 2021
Over the past three winters, Madison Herrick enjoyed traveling to different schools for rifle matches with her Plum teammates.

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Burrell gymnastics coach Renee Ruggeri applauds her team during a meet Jan. 23, 2020 at Jewarts Gymnastics.
WPIAL approves section alignments for winter sports, basketball must wait
February 18, 2020
The WPIAL released updated sections for some winter sports, but basketball won’t be ready for awhile.

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WPIAL basketball brackets unveiled, team rifle finals set for Tuesday
February 10, 2020
The Path to the Pete officially begins Tuesday as the WPIAL unveils brackets to the six boys and six girls basketball playoff tournaments.

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Senior Nick Delmastro lines up a shot during practice Dec. 11, 2019, at Plum High School.
Plum takes aim with revamped rifle roster
December 15, 2019
The Plum rifle team was an experienced group last season with seven seniors helping to form the squad’s core.

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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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Waynesburg’s Phillips defends WPIAL rifle title
February 14, 2019
There was a feeling of dandamp;#233;jandamp;#224; vu in the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen's Club on Thursday afternoon. Name after name was called and 15 medals were handed out at the 22nd annual WPIAL individual rifle championships. In the corner of the range, a teammate fixed the hair of defending champion Selena

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Hempfield’s Jordan Miller Wins WPIAL Rifle Title
February 10, 2017
Hempfield junior Jordan Miller beat out Aleah Atkinson of Woodland Hills via the bull's-eyes and center shot tiebreakers Thursday afternoon to win the 2017 WPIAL Individual Rifle Championship at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon's Sportsmen Club in Canonsburg. Miller and Atkinson both registered scores of 200, but Miller 19 bull's-eyes and 5 center shots compared to Atkinson's 19 and 3. It was a bitter-sweet win for Miller, whose older sister Keegan finished in 15th place, just one spot out of the PIAA state qualifiers. Keegan and Jordan's dad, Tom, is the head coach of the Spartans, who finished third behind Trinity and Woodland Hills on Tuesday in the Team Rifle championships.

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Trinity Edges Woodland Hills for WPIAL Rifle Crown
February 8, 2017
Days after the championship of the National Football League went to overtime to determine the winner, the 2017 WPIAL Team Rifle title wasn't decided until a tiebreaker gave a slim edge to Trinity over Woodland Hills. The Hillers edged the Wolverines 800 - 63x - 69x to 800 - 63x - 68x, ending Woodland Hills three year run as district team champions. The one additional bulls-eye gave Trinity their district leading 18th Team Rifle championship but first title since 2011. Here are all of the championship scores. The 2017 Individual Rifle Championships are Thursday, also at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmens Club in Canonsburg. 1)   TRINITY HILLERS - 800 - 63X - 69x

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WPIAL Boys Sports Realignment
February 16, 2016
We all knew it was coming. A major change to the WPIAL high school sports landscape based on the PIAA's decision to increase from four to six classifications in football, basketball and baseball, plus the increase in other sports such as soccer and lacrosse. The WPIAL Board of Control approved the various steering committee's re-alignment suggestions starting with the 2016-2017 school year. This alignment also will be for the 2017-2018 school year. *For an interactive listing, CLICK HERE FOOTBALL Class 6A

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Woodland Hills Three-Peats as WPIAL Team Rifle Champs
February 11, 2016
The sharp shooters at Woodland Hills High School have earned another gold bulls-eye for the Wolverines. Woodland Hills scored a final total of 800-59x to edge out Hempfield and win a third straight WPIAL Team Rifle championship Wednesday at the Dormont/Mount Lebanon Sportsman's Club in Canonsburg. The Wolverines beat out the Spartans in a close finish after Hempfield ended with a total 800-57x. Butler finished third in the team finals with a score of 799-65x, followed by Waynesburg (799-50x), Mount Lebanon (797-58x) and McGuffey (795-57x).

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Woodland Hills Mike Krivi Wins WPIAL Rifle Title
February 13, 2015
In a span of 48-hours, Woodland Hills senior sharp shooter Mike Krivi became the golden boy on the range. After helping the wolverines win a second straight district team championship on Tuesday, Krivi won the individual title Thursday at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen's Club in Canonsburg. Krivi was one of 18 shooters to score a 200, but claimed the gold after hitting 19 bulls-eyes. In doing so, he becomes the first Woodland Hills shooter to win the individual crown. Krivi finished 10th in last years WPIAL finals. The other 17 shooters with 200 scores with the number of bull-eyes they hit: Mason Kmerer - Hempfield (18) Rachel Laughlin - Butler (18) Shawn Halligan - Bethel Park (18) Aleah Atkinson - Woodland Hills (18)

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Woodland Hills Repeats as WPIAL Rifle Champs
February 11, 2015
Woodland Hills High School claimed their second straight district rifle championship and third in the last four years by registering a perfect score of 800 Tuesday afternoon in the 2015 WPIAL Team Rifle Finals at the Dormont-Mt.Lebanon Sportsmen's Club in Canonsburg. The team score of 800 (69x) was the second highest score in the WPIAL Team Championship history, just behind the record set by the Wolverines last year of 800 (74x). Two other schools registered perfect scores as Trinity finished second with a score of 800 (64x) and McGuffey was third with an 800 (56x). 2013 champion Hempfield finished fourth with a score of 799 while Butler (797) and Waynesburg (795) finished fifth and sixth respectively.

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Woodland Hills Aims and Claims Team Rifle Gold
February 12, 2014
Woodland Hills High School claimed their second district rifle championship in the last three years by registering a perfect score of 800 Tuesday afternoon in the 2014 WPIAL Team Rifle finals at the Dormont-Mt.Lebanon Sportsmen's Club in Canonsburg. The Wolverines had three of their shooters register perfect scores of 100 with 10 bulls-eyes in Becca DeVito, Seamus McGuigan and Laura Valenti. The team score of 800 (74x) was the highest score in the WPIAL Team Championship history, breaking the mark set by Woodland Hills of 800 (65x) in 2012. Defending champion Hempfield finished in second place with a score of 799 (64x). Bethel Park was third with 797 (60x). The fourth through six place finishers were McGuffey (797-55x), Avella (797-50x) and Butler (795-53x).

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2013 WPIAL Team Champions on Parade
January 1, 2014
What better way to celebrate championships and the start of a new year then with a parade. It has been another great year in high school sports. All of us here at the MSA Sports Network and Management Science Associates thank our sponsors and fans for their support during 2013. As we get ready for another great scholastic year in 2014, we look back at all the WPIAL team champions on parade from this past year. Football: Class AAAA - Pittsburgh Central Catholic Vikings Class AAA - West Allegheny Indians Class AA - South Fayette Lions Class A - Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Trojans PIAA Class AA - South Fayette Lions PIAA Class A - Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Trojans

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