Tag: Hampton

Hampton girls soccer ‘family’ enjoys longest playoff run in a decade
November 15, 2018
If a Hampton sports team waited years to get its shot, it was this one. And just one more shot might have had the girls soccer team in the state semifinals. But it wasn't to be for a special group of five seniors and 12 juniors that pulled it together

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Hampton hockey players embrace experience on amateur teams
For certain players at Hampton, hockey is more than just a high school sport. With that comes benefits, but it also requires sacrifice. Senior forward Justin Adamski had been playing club hockey with Esmark since the 2014-15 season. Last year, he joined the Penguins Elite U18 squad, one of the

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Students learn values of sportsmanship at WPIAL’s 10th annual Summit
Even on the gloomiest of days, the WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit can provide a glimmer of sunlight. Nearly 600 student-athletes and administrators from about 100 schools were represented Thursday morning at the 10th annual Summit on Sportsmanship at the Sen. John Heinz History Center in the Strip District. A number of

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7 Penn Hills players earn first-team all-conference in Class 5A Northern
November 12, 2018
Northern 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

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Oakland Catholic girls soccer eliminates Hampton from PIAAs
November 10, 2018
There's little to no history between the Oakland Catholic and Hampton girls soccer teams, but those in attendance Saturday afternoon at North Allegheny might have mistaken the teams as longtime rivals. Hampton played physical and dictated pace of play for the majority of the match, but Eagles sophomore standout Hannah

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PIAA girls volleyball, soccer quarterfinals set in Saturday’s 3 things to watch in high school sports
November 9, 2018
While it was a great start to the state playoffs for soccer teams around the WPIAL, the same can't be said for district girls volleyball teams. Only five of 12 WPIAL teams were able to pick up victories in the opening round of the PIAA postseason on Tuesday. Among the

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Seniors leave winning legacy for Hampton volleyball
November 8, 2018
To be the best, you have to beat the best. For the past three years, the Hampton girls volleyball team did just about everything else except that. It doesn't taint the season for the Talbots (10-4), who bowed out with a 3-1 loss in the WPIAL quarterfinals to Central Valley.

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Patience, persistance help Hampton’s Cafaro qualify for PIAA meet
When Joey Cafaro finished within five seconds of qualifying for the PIAA cross country meet as a sophomore, he was a prime candidate for a spot last year. But things don't always go as planned. In December of 2016, he was diagnosed with a tarsal coalition, an irregular bone growth

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PIAA girls soccer matchups finalized
November 4, 2018
The 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

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Top-6 finish highlights successful season for Hampton runners
November 1, 2018
The Hampton cross country team found success and a bit of redemption at the WPIAL championships at Cal (Pa). The Talbots sent a runner to the state meet for the first time since 2014. Senior Joey Cafaro, who missed qualifying last year for the PIAA championships by one spot, finished

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