Murrysville teen Julia Stein captures international racquetball title
December 8, 2018Adam Stein was his daughter Julia's first coach. Her brother Thomas Carter, plays professionally. And though she grew up emulating them, she has surpassed each in at least one way. The junior at Serra Catholic recently won the International World Junior Racquetball Championship's girls 14 doubles title, making her the
WPIAL Class 2A girls basketball breakdown
December 5, 2018WPIAL Class 2A Preseason Player of the Year Shamyjha Price Bishop Canevin 5-9, Sr., guard 14.4 ppg last season Players to watch Dymond Crawford Jeannette 5-9, Sr., G, 20.4 ppg Gigi Mele-Madigan Serra Catholic 5-7, Sr., G, 11.5 ppg Natalie Murrio Brentwood 5-6, Sr., G, 9.0 ppg Ashley Norling OLSH
WPIAL Class 2A boys basketball breakdownWPIAL Class 2A Preseason Player of the Year Isiah Warfield Sewickley Academy 6-4, Jr., guard 16.0 ppg last season Players to watch Daren DiMichele OLSH 6-1, Sr., G, 17.0 ppg Dusan Krivokopic Winchester Thurston 6-5, Jr., F, 20.6 ppg Jimmy Moon Serra Catholic 6-8, Sr., F, 16.1 ppg Dante Spadafora
PIAA football playoffs: 30 years in 30 days — Central, TJ, Jeannette all claim gold in ’07
December 1, 2018The PIAA had been hosting state playoffs in all but one fall high school sport since 1976. Soccer, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country and field hockey all crowned state champions once the district playoffs concluded. The lone exception to the fall state playoff slate was high school football. It wasn't
WPIAL girls volleyball teams ready to begin PIAA playoffs
November 4, 2018The WPIAL girls volleyball playoff tournaments have concluded, and the teams that remain alive are gearing up for what they hope are successful runs in the PIAA playoffs that begin Tuesday at sites all throughout the state. Sixteen teams are set for first-round matchups in each of the four classifications.
Soccer titles to be distributed in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school sports
October 31, 2018As we turn the calendar to November, we begin the process of crowning district soccer champions at Highmark Stadium at Station Square in Pittsburgh. The first of eight championship matches this weekend are Thursday with the boys Class A and Class AAA title matches. Greensburg Central Catholic squares off against
Seton LaSalle uses its defense to knock off Serra Catholic
October 19, 2018After giving up 50 points on defense last week in a loss to South Side Beaver, Seton LaSalle coach Rob Carter challenged his defense heading into a must-win situation against Serra Catholic Friday night. The Rebels responded in a big way, holding Serra Catholic to 123 total yards and not
Serra’s defense sparks key victory over South Allegheny
October 13, 2018Entering a Week 7 game, Serra Catholic was allowing an average of 25 points, ranking at the bottom half of the Class 2A Three Rivers Conference. On a night in which the Eagles needed a victory to help its push toward a potential third straight trip to the playoffs, the
Serra Catholic, Brentwood switch site for Friday’s football game
October 4, 2018Flooding forced Serra Catholic and Brentwood to switch the site for their football game Friday night. The Three Rivers Conference teams now will play at Brentwood, Serra athletic director Bill Cleary said. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Serra Catholic is 3-3 overall, 1-2 in the Class 2A conference. Brentwood is 3-3,
WPIAL volleyball rankings for week of Sept. 24, 2018
September 23, 2018Here's a look at this week's WPIAL volleyball rankings: Class AAAA Rank, Team, Record, Previous 1. North Allegheny, 7-0, 1 2. Baldwin, 6-0, 3 3.
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”