Soccer

Competing for the Sewickley Academy girls soccer team this season are, from left, Maggie Paul, Isabel Iwanonkiw, Cameron Ivy, Lucinda Gillespie, Annabel Gillespie, Catherine Cable, Sarina Sandhu, Simi Shetty, Theresa Wilson, Olivia Ryder and Marynell Dethero, among others.
Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy girls soccer teams set to open season
August 28, 2017
With many players back, the Quaker Valley and Sewickley Academy girls soccer teams look forward to return trips to the WPIAL playoffs. Senior and fourth-year

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Bishop Canevin's Adam Petrovich and Sewickley Academy's Jake McClain battle for the ball during a scrimmage Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at Nichols Field in Edgeworth.
Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy boys look to build off strong seasons
Quaker Valley's and Sewickley Academy's boys soccer teams continued their winning traditions last fall when both programs captured WPIAL titles and played for PIAA championships.

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Riverviews, Alexandra Pietragallo, makes a stop during a recent practice at the William McKinley Field in Verona.Monday 28, 2017.
Riverview girls soccer filling void left by graduation
Riverview's coaches described the first days of preseason workouts as something of a boot camp, a back-to-basics exercise. Given the team's youth, the approach was

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Riverview's Sean Abraham works out with the varsity team during a recent practice at the William McKinley Field in Verona.Monday 28, 2017.
Senior-heavy Riverview boys build for playoff run
There's good news and bad news for Riverview's boys soccer team this fall. The good news With eight senior starters, several of whom began playing

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Norwin boys' soccer head coach Scott Schuchert directs his team Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 during practice at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon.
Norwin boys ‘building for the end picture’
Anthony Harding is tired of hearing Norwin can't win in the WPIAL boys soccer playoffs. The senior is well aware that the Knights, although a

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Norwin's Emily Arnold practices drills with teammates Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 during girls' soccer practice at Norwin High School.
Led by 9 college recruits, Norwin girls in search of 3rd straight WPIAL title
Norwin is locked in an unforced partnership with hype, a girls soccer team strapped with perhaps greater expectations than any in school history. The two-time

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Franklin Regional's Sophia Hudson during practice on Monday Aug. 14, 2017 at Franklin Regional.
Franklin Regional girls chasing another section title
After winning at least a share of the last two section titles, the Franklin Regional girls soccer team has become accustomed to winning. So even

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Franklin Regional head coach Rand Hudson, talks to players at the start of practice, on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.
Franklin Regional boys have high expectations for ’17
The Franklin Regional boys soccer team has been andquot;one and doneandquot; in the WPIAL playoffs three out of the last four seasons. And while playoff

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Plum boys soccer team looking for more this season after successful 2016
August 27, 2017
Last season was one of growth for the members of the Plum boys soccer team. The Mustangs turned things around from a 2-9-1 section record

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Shaler soccer coach Adam Hunter talks to his team during practice Aug. 24, 2017, at Shaler.
Keeper Matt Potock anchors Shaler boys soccer team that hopes to be more competitive in tough section
Having a formidable presence on defense was a given this season for the Shaler boys soccer team. The Titans bring back senior keeper Matt Potock,

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Pine-Richland's Megan Donnelly and Abby Waryanka compete during practice Aug. 23, 2017, at Pine-Richland.
Pine-Richland girls to lean on young, balanced lineup
The standard for what a successful season looks like has been set for the Pine-Richland girls soccer team, and it's not an easy mark to

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Shaler girls take more aggressive approach
Olivia Deleonibus felt the chemistry with Claire Schreiber after the two Shaler girls soccer players were paired together in the midfield. It's a partnership that

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Hampton's Abby Wolf and Courtney Coholich compete during practice Aug. 23, 2017, at Hampton.
Expectations high for Hampton girls soccer
Hampton girls soccer coach Bill Paholich had a problem last year. There were two girls with broken noses, another with a rolled ankle and inexperienced

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Hampton boys soccer hit hard by graduation
After its double-overtime loss to top-seeded Montour in last year's WPIAL Class 3A playoffs, the Hampton boys soccer team might have been hearing echoes of

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Gateway's Mike Reynolds competes during a scrimmage game Aug. 23, 2017, at Gateway.
Stiles takes over Gateway boys soccer program
Last year, the Gateway boys soccer team made its first step back to being competitive. The Gators made their first WPIAL playoff appearance since 2009,

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Gateway girls aim to improve in 2nd season under Bender
Coaches expect to have their ups and downs when they are in their first year leading a program. That's what Kelly Bender had last year

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Plum girls soccer coach Caitlin Schuchert directs a recent practice.
Plum girls soccer team eyes next step after winning sectional title
The Plum girls soccer team snapped a long drought last fall, capturing its first section championship since 1988. The Mustangs clinched a tie for the

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Mt. Pleasant boys soccer returns experienced group to try and build on last season
Mt. Pleasant's boys soccer team averaged five goals in its nine wins last season. The Vikings want to see both numbers increase this fall. With

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Mt. Pleasant's Maddy Petrakovich works out during practice Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at the high school stadium.
Mt. Pleasant girls soccer strikes successful balance
Mt. Pleasant's girls soccer team believes it has balance throughout its lineup. Seniors Ally Bloom (striker), Bri Lazur (midfield) and Christiana Czegan (defense) are proof

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Kiski's Sid Palla runs drills during practice on Thursday, Aug. 24 at Kiski High School.
Kiski Area girls soccer puts last year’s playoff loss behind them
August 26, 2017
The climb to the top is a brutal one and is often paved with tears and heartbreak. Last October's bus ride from Gibsonia following Kiski

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