Track and Field

North Allegheny runner Zach Kinne posts 3,000-meters time that ranks 10th-best nationally
February 10, 2019
North Allegheny's Zach Kinne ran the state's fastest time this season when he won the 3,000 meters Saturday at the TSTCA indoor meet in Edinboro. The senior won in 8:41.22, which ranks first among Pennsylvania high school runners and 10th-best nationally this winter, according to Milesplit.com statistics. Kinne, one of

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Dadowski part of Shaler’s record-setting indoor track season
January 17, 2019
Andrew Dadowski doesn't spend his summer confined to the car, driving to different track events he's competing in. The Shaler sophomore enjoys his time off from competitive sports. Summers are for time with friends and family. That could be why when he returned to action so he could prepare to

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Greensburg Salem’s Anderson commits to Georgetown
January 15, 2019
Greensburg Salem senior Malia Anderson announced on Twitter that she will be attending Georgetown next fall and will compete on the track team. Anderson picked Georgetown over an offer from Penn State. Anderson recently competed at the Kevin Dare Invitational at Penn State and posted the fourth-fastest time nationally in

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Baldwin’s O’Malley, NA’s Burton win 3 events at TSTCA indoor meet
January 13, 2019
Baldwin's Brendan O'Malley and North Allegheny's Casey Burton won three events apiece Saturday at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association indoor meet in Edinboro. O'Malley, a senior, won the boys 200, 400 and long jump. Burton, a junior, won the girls 60, 200 and long jump. The meet was the second

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Penn Hills athletes open indoor season with strong effort at TSTCA meet
January 10, 2019
The Penn Hills indoor track team might not have the numbers this year, but the Indians are hoping quality overtakes quantity. The girls team got off to a good start as four athletes finished in the top 10 at the first Tri-State Track Coaches Association indoor meet at Edinboro University

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Orie, Anderson notch national marks at indoor track and field meets
January 5, 2019
A pair of Westmoreland County track and field athletes worked their way up the national indoor honor roll after strong performances Saturday. Senior Mackenna Orie of Hempfield threw the shot put 45 feet, 11 inches for the second-farthest mark in the country this season. She won the event at the

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Shaler Area athletes preparing for opening indoor track meet of season
December 27, 2018
The Shaler Area indoor track team saw one of its athletes get a surge of confidence from running inside last season. John Franklin set the indoor record in the 60-meter hurdles and rode the momentum to reaching the PIAA Class AAA championships in the 110-meter hurdles. Titans indoor coach Shawn

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Westmoreland high school notebook: Greensburg Salem’s Anderson collects Penn State offer
October 20, 2018
Malia Anderson expected colleges to take notice after the season she had on the track last spring. The interest has trickled in for the Greensburg Salem senior, who is primed for a big senior year. The 800-meter specialist has heard from Penn State, Villanova and Georgetown. She took an official

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Some of the volunteers for the Special Olympics events at Penn Hills were Indians athletes Autumn Blair, Julianna Weston, Sierra Ward, Sophia DeVito, Madison Banks, Yasmine Logan, Sierra Hankey, Jonah Silverman, Andy Plowden, Dylan Bennett, Harrison Bash, Rick Martin, Taylor Clayborn, Ashley Lloyd, Eliza Brennan, Amanda McCann, Dayvona Hogan and Katie Russell.
Penn Hills athletes volunteer for school’s Special Olympics day
August 2, 2018
No matter someone's age, gender, race or physical and mental capabilities, everyone wants to compete and do their best, knowing they can physically do anything

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Krally aims to lead Fox Chapel cross country in title defense
July 31, 2018
Brooke Krally, a junior on the Fox Chapel cross country team, knows she and her teammates will have a target on their backs this season.

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Fitch sets sights high for Fox Chapel cross country team
July 14, 2018
Christian Fitch, a rising junior on the Fox Chapel cross country team, has high hopes for himself and his teammates this season. andquot;We definitely shocked

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Penn Hills’ Trower twins to continue running at next level
July 12, 2018
After redeeming himself during his senior track and field season, Penn Hills Alex Trower finally made his collegiate decision for this fall. Surrounded by family

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North Allegheny's Ayden Owens wins the boys long jump final with a leap of 23 feet, 7.25 inches at the Butler Invitational Friday, April 20, 2018, at Butler Area High School.
North Allegheny decathlete Ayden Owens places 12th at IAAF World U20 Championship
Ayden Owens' international track debut didn't end with a medal Wednesday, but the decathlete did add his name to the IAAF record books. The recent

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North Allegheny decathlete Ayden Owens wins 110 hurdles on Day 2 at IAAF World U20
July 11, 2018
Whether he's running in Baldwin, Shippensburg or Tampere, Finland, the 110 hurdles have belonged to North Allegheny's Ayden Owens this season. The five-time state champion

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North Allegheny decathlete Ayden Owens 13th at IAAF World U20 after Day 1
A disqualification in the 400 meters left North Allegheny decathlete Ayden Owens in 13th place after Day 1 of the IAAF World 20 Championships in

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Fox Chapel's Annika Urban
Fox Chapel’s Urban training to improve times
July 7, 2018
Annika Urban, a rising senior at Fox Chapel, had a strong junior Season for the girls cross country team as she helped the Foxes win

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North Allegheny's Ayden Owens competes in the Class AAA boys long jump during the PIAA track and field state championships Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Shippensburg University.
At IAAF World U20 Championships, Ayden Owens honored to represent Puerto Rico in a time of need
July 6, 2018
Ayden Owens has traveled to Puerto Rico a handful of times, most recently last month for the island's national track championships. His maternal grandparents were

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North Allegheny's Ayden Owens clears the final hurdle en route to a new state record in the Class AAA boys 110 meter hurdles final during the PIAA track and field state championships Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Shippensburg University.
North Allegheny’s Owens honored by state’s Track Athlete of the Year Award
July 5, 2018
Ayden Owens became more determined than usual after suffering an early setback. The North Allegheny graduate finished last out of all the qualifiers in the

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Fox Chapel pole vaulter Oscar Olivia jumps for his personal best of 7 feet, 9 inches, taking second place at a track meet against Seneca Valley on April 18, 2018, at Fox Chapel.
Fox Chapel track athletes look forward to ’19 season
June 30, 2018
The Fox Chapel track team finished its season with four runners advancing to the PIAA championships in May. andquot;We had four kids make it to

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Hampton sophomore sprinter Valerie Fischer stretches before practice April 6, 2017, at Hampton.
Hampton’s Fischer looks forward to promising senior season
June 28, 2018
Valerie Fischer and her track coaches were concerned about her workload at the beginning of the season. One of the top 400-meter sprinters in the

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