Lincoln Park's Maverick Rowan, center, celebrates with his Lincoln Parks teammates the Boys Class A title after winning 70-66 over MCSCS in the PIAA Championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey on March 21, 2014.

Pitt hoops recruit Maverick Rowan leaves WPIAL

Lincoln Park's high-scoring guard and Pitt recruit taking his game to high school in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

about 21 hours ago

 West Allegheny High School head football Bob Palko, right,  with assistants Bryan Cornell, left, and Dan Marshall, center. Cornell also coaches baseball, and Marshall coaches basketball.

High School notebook: Good sports all around

Coaches of three different sports have formed a unique bond on legendary coach Bob Palko's football staff at West Allegheny.

5 days ago

 Ron Faust compiled a 520-192 record during his first stint as the boys varsity basketball coach at Washington High School.

South Xtra: After 5-year 'retirement,' Faust returns to lead Wash High program

Washington's new boys basketball coach is a familiar face to say the least.

1 week ago

 Adam Kaufman won two WPIAL Class AAA boys basketball  titles at his alma mater, Montour, but will be the new coach at Moon this season.

West Xtra: Leaving Montour for Moon was a 'domestic decision' for Kaufman

Leaving Montour for Moon was a tough decision for Adam Kaufman, but one he made for all the right reasons.

1 week ago

 Tom Nola tries to transfer Clairton success to Gateway.

High school notebook: New job at Gateway invigorating for Tom Nola

Former Clairton coach Tom Nola has a fresh start at a bigger school now in Gateway, and it's exciting for the four-time PIAA champion.

1 week ago

 Cameron Johnson drives to the basket during a game in the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Pro/Am Summer League.

West Xtra: OLSH grad uses summer league to prepare for Pitt career

Pitt freshman Cam Johnson is ready to step up to the next level and he got a taste of the tougher competition this summer.

3 weeks ago

 Jeff Ackermann compiled a 224-116 record at Moon Area with one PIAA and three WPIAL titles.

West/North/South Xtra: Pine-Richland gets a winner

Highly successful Moon coach Jeff Ackermann takes over the Pine-Richland boys basketball program.

3 weeks ago


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