WPIAL top 10: Longest playoff droughts
November 14, 2018Pining for the playoffs With Mohawk, Canon-McMillan and West Greene recently ending WPIAL playoff droughts, here are the schools that haven't been to the postseason lately: School, Last appearance 1. Southmoreland, 1979 2. Leechburg, 1988 3. Brownsville, 2000 4. Carlynton, 2001 5. Albert Gallatin, 2005 6. Uniontown, 2009 7. Ellwood
North Allegheny, Pine-Richland lead Class 6A all-conference football teams
November 12, 2018North Allegheny and Pine-Richland each had six players earn first-team all-conference honors in WPIAL Class 6A. The two schools combined to fill all five offensive line spots. NA's Art Walker was named coach of the year. Central Catholic had five first-team selections and Canon-McMillan had three. Mt. Lebanon, Norwin and
Six WPIAL soccer players up for All-American games
October 25, 2018Six of the WPIAL's best soccer players are up for a national all-star game -- make that the national all-star game. The senior players are among the finalists on a season-long watchlist for the fall High School All-American games, set for Dec. 1 in Orlando, Fla. Organizers said final selections
Greensburg Central Catholic volleyball rolls to 1st-round victory
October 24, 2018Guarding against the prospects of another early exit from the WPIAL playoffs, Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball coach Courtney Stynchula used a different starting lineup for the third-seeded Centurions' first-round match Wednesday night against Jefferson-Morgan at Hempfield. The new-look Section 4-A champs responded with a 3-0 victory over the 14th-seeded
Mohney brothers guide No. 6 Butler past No. 11 Latrobe in WPIAL 1st round
October 22, 2018Latrobe entered the playoffs on a roll, going unbeaten in the final six games of the regular season to clinch a berth, but Monday night it ran into Butler's Mohney brothers. Tate Mohney had two goals and Landon Mohney scored once to lead the No. 6-seeded Golden Tornado past No.
Westmoreland WPIAL boys soccer playoff preview capsules for Oct. 22, 2018
October 21, 2018Boys soccer Class 4A No. 11 Latrobe (10-6-1) vs. No. 6 Butler (10-4-2) 7 p.m. Monday at Butler Winner plays: No. 3 Upper St. Clair (11-3-2) Coaches: Tom Kennedy, Latrobe; Troy Mohney, Butler Players to watch: Marshal Kalning, Sr., MF, Latrobe; Tate Mohney, Sr., F, Butler Corner kicks: After losing
Butler ousts defending WPIAL champion Penn-Trafford from girls soccer playoffs
October 20, 2018With his team trailing by a goal early, Steve Perri wanted the Butler girls to get to the perimeter and run wide on Penn-Trafford. He figured that could flip the game's momentum. Did it ever. Defending WPIAL Class 4A champion Penn-Trafford allowed the Golden Tornado to play that way and,
Hempfield keeps Butler winless, snaps losing streak
October 19, 2018Hempfield won one for the seniors Friday night to end a seven-game losing streak in the Spartans' final home football game of the season. andquot;We were counting on this win to get a good push for next season and one last good home win for this season,andquot; said Dante Lampkin,
Westmoreland girls soccer playoff preview capsules for Saturday’s 1st-round games
October 18, 2018Girls soccer First round Class 4A No. 12. Hempfield (6-9) vs. No. 5 Pine-Richland (14-3) 2 p.m. Saturday at Pine-Richland Winner plays: No. 4 Upper St. Clair (13-3) Coaches: Adam Shaffer, Hempfield; Jodi Chmielewski, Pine-Richland Players to watch: Sydney Patrick, Jr., F, Hempfield; Megan Donnelly, So., F, Pine-Richland Corner kicks:
5 things to watch for in Week 8: Class 6A playoff field still wide openOne or two upsets could turn the WPIAL's largest classification upside down. For instance, win out and Seneca Valley might earn the No. 2 seed, a first-round bye and a home game in the semifinals. Lose both Well, if that happens, then the Raiders could be sitting home when the
Franklin Regional game tying goal and West Allegheny game winning goal in the boys 3A PIAA semifinal
Central Catholic stars out fast but the Seneca Valley’s defense comes up big in a win over Central Catholic during first round 6A WPIAL action at Fox Chapel High School.
Seton LaSalle’s Gabe Rosario scores with an assist from T.J. Cherry against Springdale during boys A soccer consolation game.
Shady Side Academy repels a late charge by Deer Lakes in the boys 2A WPIAL semifinal at North Alleghen
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