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Plenty of PIAA playoff factoids as the 2nd round begins Tuesday
March 9, 2020
Like an amateur surfer on a giant wave, six WPIAL Class 5A boys basketball teams got wiped out in the first round of the state playoffs Friday.

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Shaler Area’s Cam Mbalo competes in the boys Class AAA triple jump during the PIAA track and field state championships Friday, May 24, 2019, at Shippensburg University.
3 WPIAL indoor track athletes earn 1st-team PTFCA all-state honors
March 8, 2020
Indiana’s Kendall Branan, North Allegheny’s Casey Burton and Shaler’s Cam Mbalo earned first-team all-state indoor track honors from the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association.

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Obama Academy’s Sean Snead celebrates a three-pointer in front of the Eagles bench during a PIAA Class 5A first round playoff game against Penn Hills Friday, Mar. 6, 2020, at Brashear High School.
Sean Snead’s 3-pointers lead Obama past Penn Hills in PIAA 1st round
March 6, 2020
A first-half shot can’t be called a game-winner, especially one that only ties the score, but the energy from Sean Snead’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer was felt long after halftime.

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North Allegheny’s Lizzy Groetsch (32) eyes the basket against Bethel Park in the WPIAL Class 6A championship.
George Guido: WPIAL champs prove sports adage true
March 3, 2020
An old sports cliche states “champions are made while no one is watching.”

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The Obama Academy boys basketball team celebrates after defeating Allderdice for the City League title Feb. 15, 2020, at the Petersen Events Center.
Obama Academy boys win 1st City League title, knock off Allderdice
February 15, 2020
Allderdice’s City League boys basketball reign has ended.

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Tony Henderson shoots a 3-pointer over Canon-McMillan’s Ethan Beachy during a state playoff game last season. Henderson is Allderdice’s leading scorer this season with 17.2 points per game.
Allderdice boys set sights on seventh straight City League basketball title
February 14, 2020
Taking over for a six-time champion usually isn’t an easy task.

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Karen Arnold named athletic director for Pittsburgh City League
October 24, 2019
Karen Arnold was named athletic director for Pittsburgh Public Schools on Thursday, making her the first woman to hold that position.

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North Allegheny’s Alex Zubrow spikes on Bethel Park’s Austin Cortopassi during the WPIAL Class AAA boys volleyball championship match May 23, 2019, at Fox Chapel.
Trib HSSN rewind: A look back at the 2019 boys volleyball season
July 18, 2019
North Allegheny capped an undefeated 23-0 season with its second straight PIAA Class AAA championship and seventh overall, sweeping three games from Central York at Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena.

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South Park’s Maddie Raymond competes in the AA girls 200 meter run during the WPIAL Track and Field Championships on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Slippery Rock.
5 things to watch at Saturday’s PIAA girls track and field championships
May 25, 2019
It’s Day 2 of the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg’s Seth Grove Stadium. WPIAL athletes had a rare Day 1 performance, as no girls claimed gold medals. That should change Saturday. Here are five things to watch at the Class AA and AAA girls championships:

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Fox Chapel’s Robby Shymansky plays against Franklin Regional Monday, April 23, 2018 at Fox Chapel High School.
Fox Chapel’s Shymansky advances to PIAA singles semifinals
May 24, 2019
WPIAL champion Robby Shymansky breezed to a pair of victories at the PIAA Class AAA singles tournament at Hershey Racquet Club on Friday, advancing to the semifinal round.

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