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PIAA transfer rule to keep California’s Ramsey out of WPIAL postseason
February 14, 2019
California's Malik Ramsey, one of the top scorers in the WPIAL, won't take part in the basketball playoffs. He's healthy. He's academically eligible. He's a huge part of why the Trojans finished third in Section 2-2A and claimed a playoff spot. But the 6-foot-4 junior transferred from Laurel Highlands in

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Breaking down the 2019 WPIAL boys basketball playoffs
February 12, 2019
Here is a breakdown of the 2019 WPIAL boys basketball playoffs: Class 6A Favorite: Senior guards Dan Petcash (22.2 ppg) and Greg Shulkosky (16.1) lead a high-scoring Pine-Richland lineup that enters the playoffs on a 19-game winning streak. The Rams average 79.7 points per game, which leads the entire WPIAL.

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Oakland Catholic, Penn Hills girls to meet for Section 3-5A championship
February 4, 2019
It's the final Tuesday of the high school basketball regular season, and there are plenty of key WPIAL boys basketball games on the schedule. One of the better games on the slate though is a girls basketball showdown with a section championship up for grabs. Oakland Catholic sits atop Section

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California boys rally back from 24-point deficit to upset Class 2A No. 4 Jeannette
January 11, 2019
California junior Malik Ramsey didn't start Friday's WPIAL Section 2-2A game at Jeannette. He missed practice and California coach Aaron Balla sat him to start the game. But Ramsey was there for his coach and teammates once he entered the game. Ramsey scored a game-high 35 points, including 20 in

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WPIAL football players sign with Division I colleges
December 19, 2018
Signed on Senior football players from the WPIAL who signed with Division I programs Wednesday: Division I FBS Dante Cephas, Penn Hills, WR -- Kent State Mike Coleman, Woodland Hills, DB -- Toledo Konota Gaskins, McKeesport, DB -- Bowling Green Will Gipson, Aliquippa, WR -- Pitt RJ Hart, Imani Christian,

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Tri-County South all-conference: California, Monessen, West Greene tied again
November 18, 2018
It's fitting that California, Monessen and West Greene tied with eight players apiece on the Tri-County South all-conference team. The three school finished the regular season in an unbreakable three-way tie for first place in the Class A conference. The WPIAL resorted to a rarely used coin flip to decide

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After 4 coin flips, West Greene wins tie-breaker, earns playoff home game
October 29, 2018
The WPIAL's tie-breaking coin flip needed a tie-breaker itself. On the fourth flip, West Greene finally emerged as the winner Monday morning, breaking a tie with Monessen and California for the top playoff seed from the Class A Tri-County South. All three teams advance to the playoffs but winning the

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Belle Vernon’s Schwerha among 13 transfers ruled eligible by WPIAL who cannot compete in postseason
September 11, 2018
Soccer standout Joseph andquot;JoJoandquot; Schwerha, who transferred from Greensburg Central Catholic to Belle Vernon, was among more than four dozen transfers approved this week by

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Westmoreland County’s don’t-miss matchups for Week 1
August 29, 2018
Class 5A Big East Penn-Trafford (0-1, 0-0) at 1-5A Gateway (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday at Pete Antimarino Stadium, Monroeville Radio/Internet: TribHSSN.TribLive.com Last week: Norwin

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California hungry for another conference title
August 23, 2018
To say California dominated on its way to a Tri-County South Conference title last season would be a slight understatement. The Trojans, who were 12-1

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