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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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Hockey steps into spotlight in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school athletics
November 7, 2018
Two 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

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George Guido: A-K Valley football teams failed to surpass .500 record
November 6, 2018
For 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

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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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Oakland Catholic girls edge Mars in overtime to claim 1st WPIAL championship
November 2, 2018
For 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.

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Woodland Hills upsets Mars in WPIAL Class 5A 1st round
Woodland 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

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WPIAL singles, doubles champions advance in PIAA tournament
It was a good day to be a WPIAL champion Friday at the PIAA singles and doubles tournaments at Hershey Racquet Club. Both district singles champions and the two doubles teams that claimed WPIAL gold were victorious in the first round and quarterfinals. North Allegheny's Ashley Huang earned two straight-set

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Mars, Oakland Catholic to play for WPIAL Class 3A girls soccer crown
November 1, 2018
Girls soccer WPIAL championship game Class AAA No. 1 Mars (18-0) vs. No. 2 Oakland Catholic (17-1) 6 p.m. Friday, Highmark Stadium Coaches: Blair Gerlach, Mars; Jim Earle, Oakland Catholic Players to watch: Ellie Coffield, So., M, Mars; Hannah Henn, So., F/M, Oakland Catholic Corner kicks: Mars is making its

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WPIAL high school football don’t-miss matchups for Week 10
Here's a look at some of the top matchups in each class for this week's WPIAL high school football playoff games: Class 6A Quarterfinals No. 4 Central Catholic (7-3) vs. No. 5 Seneca Valley (7-3) 7:30 p.m. Friday at Fox Chapel's James M. Burke Stadium On the air: 95.3 FM;

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Soccer titles to be distributed in 3 things to watch Thursday in high school sports
October 31, 2018
As 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

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