Recchia helps top-ranked Mars overwhelm Freeport
December 8, 2018After Mars lost one of the WPIAL's all-time top scorers in Robby Carmody last season, the question was who would pick up the scoring slack Enter Andrew Recchia. The senior guard tallied 26 points -- 20 in the first half -- on an assortment of jumpers, drives and step-backs as
WPIAL Class 5A girls basketball breakdown
December 2, 2018WPIAL Class 5A Preseason Player of the Year Megan McConnell Chartiers Valley 5-6, Jr., guard 19.0 ppg in 2017-18 Players to watch Adia Brisker Penn Hills 5-8, Sr., G, 13.2 ppg Jenna Clark Thomas Jefferson 5-7, Sr., G, 17.7 ppg Tai Johnson Mars 5-7, Sr., G, 18.4 ppg Tayonna Robertson
WPIAL Class 5A boys basketball breakdownWPIAL Class 5A Preseason Player of the Year Donovan Johnson Moon 6-6, Jr., guard 19.0 ppg last season Players to watch Michael Carmody Mars 6-6, Jr., F, 12.0 ppg Nick Leopold Franklin Regional 5-9, Sr., G, 12.0 ppg Jaden Nelson Montour 6-0, Sr., G, 12.0 ppg Joe Pipilo Chartiers Valley
Freedom’s Jayden Sharpless named Trib HSSN Girls Soccer Player of the Year
December 1, 2018Trib HSSN Girls Soccer Player of the Year Jayden Sharpless Freedom, freshman, midfielder Freedom rang up goals at a WPIAL-best pace this season, and its freshman phenom provided much of the firepower. The younger sister of Florida Atlantic commit Myla Sharpless, Jayden adapted to the high school level quickly. She
7 Penn Hills players earn first-team all-conference in Class 5A Northern
November 12, 2018Northern Conference champion Penn Hills placed seven players on the all-conference first team Monday and the Indians' Jon LeDonne earned coach of the year. Penn Hills' George Freeman III, Hollis Mathis, Terry andquot;Tankandquot; Smith, Dante Cephas, Corey Thomas Jr., Jordy Boswell and Deaquan Hardy all earned first-team honors. North Hills
Hockey steps into spotlight in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school athletics
November 7, 2018Two days before the state playoffs resume in soccer, volleyball and field hockey and one day before the WPIAL football playoffs continue with semifinals and quarterfinals action, high school hockey jumps into the spotlight. The marquee matchup in the PIHL is in Class AA as Pine-Richland faces rival Mars in
George Guido: A-K Valley football teams failed to surpass .500 record
November 6, 2018For the first time since 1909, there are no Alle-Kiski football teams that finished over .500. Of course, there were only a handful of teams that were around in 1909 -- New Kensington, Tarentum, Ford City, Apollo, Aspinwall and Parnassus. Forbes Field opened that year, William H. Taft was in
PIAA girls soccer matchups finalized
November 4, 2018The WPIAL girls soccer champions and other state qualifiers from the WPIAL have been determined, and those teams are set for what they hope are successful journeys in the PIAA playoffs that begin Tuesday at sites all throughout the state. Sixteen teams are ready for first-round matchups in each of
Oakland Catholic girls edge Mars in overtime to claim 1st WPIAL championship
November 2, 2018For Oakland Catholic's Caitlyn Berl, Friday's WPIAL Class AAA girls soccer championship game with Mars went from a nail-biter to a nail-breaker. It was midway through the first overtime, and Berl, a junior middle fielder, lined up for a corner kick with the two teams deadlocked in a scoreless tie.
Woodland Hills upsets Mars in WPIAL Class 5A 1st roundWoodland Hills did not have the regular season that WPIAL football fans have come to expect, but when it took the field Friday night, it put together a classic Wolverines performance and pulled off a first-round upset. Anthony Merideth had 150 yards rushing and a touchdown and the defense forced
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
Zo Gardner of New Castle Basketball on TribLive HSSN Center Stage – UPMC Sports Medicine “Stay Strong and Play On”