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 Trinity Christian's Tyler Carter competes in the Class AA triple jump at the PIAA track and field championships last Friday at Shippensburg University. Carter won the event with a leap of 47 feet, 3/4 inch.

East Xtra: Trinity Christian junior wins school's first title

Tyler Carter saves his best for last in winning the PIAA championship in triple jump.

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 Burrell's Nicole Scherer crosses the finish line to win the Class AA 100-meter dash at the PIAA track and field championships.

East Xtra: Burrell's Scherer sprints to gold

Sophomore captures PIAA championship in 100-meter dash.

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East Xtra: Latrobe senior goes out a champion

Chad Kissell brings more gold to family by winning the PIAA Class AAA singles championship.

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East Xtra: Obama Academy runner-up in WPIAL tournament

Boys volleyball team makes a strong showing as No. 4 seed to qualify for PIAA tournament.

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East Xtra: Hempfield coach retires, lands honor

Ron Park ends 44-year coaching career and is inducted in National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

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 Beaver Falls' Domenic Perretta sets the pace in the Class AA 1,600-meter run at the PIAA track and field championships. Perretta won the race and also took the 800-meter run to finish with two gold medals.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls' Perretta wins two state titles, but he's not satisfied

Despite taking gold medals in two events at the PIAA track championships, Beaver Falls junior was disappointed by not setting a record,

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West Xtra: West Allegheny's Mason is state runner-up in javelin

West Allegheny’s Skyler Mason continues to show major improvement in his only track event — the javelin.

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 Quaker Valley's Hannah Bablak celebrates after winning the Class AA 1,600-meter run at the PIAA championships.

North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley's Bablak wins 1,600 race

WPIAL champ runs the perfect race to win event in PIAA championships.

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West Xtra: Ambridge wins another WPIAL volleyball title

Despite having to replace seven of the top nine players from last year’s title-winning team, Ambridge wins another volleyball championship.

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 Blackhawk's Nicole Cuddy moves the ball up field against Shaler's Sara Sempelsz during the WPIAL Division II championship game last week at Highmark Stadium.

West Xtra: Blackhawk girls finish as WPIAL runner-up in lacrosse

A “worst-to-first” scenario barely eluded the Blackhawk High School girls lacrosse team this season.

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 Quaker Valley's Annie Henry moves the ball against Mt. Lebanon's Sophia Klaber during the WPIAL Division I championship last Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley title a long time coming

Girls lacrosse team has had visions of WPIAL Division I crown for several years.

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 Chris Geraud celebrates with the championship trophy along with his Talbot teammates after Hampton defeated Canon-McMillan in the WPIAL Division II championship last Friday at Highmark Stadium.

North Xtra: Hampton enjoys run to WPIAL title

Seniors lead the way to Division II title in boys lacrosse.

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North Xtra: North Allegheny brings home doubles title

Jared Isaacs and Richard Hoffman team up to win PIAA Class AAA championship.

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North Xtra: Shaler girls reveling in WPIAL 'three-peat'

Lacrosse team uses big second half to notch Division II title against Blackhawk.

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 Mars' Ori Rinaman heads to the finish line to win the Class AAA 110-meter high hurdles Saturday at the PIAA championships.

North Xtra: Mars senior clears final hurdle

Ori Rinaman wins double gold at PIAA championships with victories in 110 and 300 hurdles.

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North Xtra: Preparation pays off for Fox Chapel

Foxes settle score with Seneca Valley, earn WPIAL boys volleyball championship.

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South Xtra: Monessen hurdler gets angry, earns PIAA medal

Monessen’s Raymond Sitton, a WPIAL champion in the 110-meter high hurdles, ran a personal best to earn a medal at the PIAA championships.

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 Mt. Lebanon team poses with the championship trophy after winning in double overtime, 9-8,  against  North Allegheny in the WPIAL Division I lacrosse championship last Friday at Highmark Stadium.

South Xtra: Overtime goal earns WPIAL lacrosse title for Mt. Lebanon

It took two extra sessions, but Mt. Lebanon continued its amazing string of winning a lacrosse championship every other year.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Allena Holzworth, right, and Quaker Valley's Megan Amoroso battle for a loose ball during the WPIAL Division I championships May 21 at Highmark Stadium.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon girls try to rebound from loss in WPIAL lacrosse title game

Although disappointed in losing to Quaker Valley in the WPIAL championship match, the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse team stayed positive.

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South Xtra: Bethel Park qualifies for PIAA volleyball tournament

By virtue of its victory in the WPIAL third-place match, Bethel Park advances to the state volleyball tournament.

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South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon doubles pair finishes as state runner-up

Barely qualifying for the state tournament, Mt. Lebanon’s doubles team over-achieved at the PIAA

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South Xtra: Two local high school athletes share South Hills caddie scholarship

Two college-bound high school seniors were awarded caddie scholarships by South Hills Country Club.

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Powers Ambridge, Derry bow out in PIAA volleyball

The WPIAL Class AA champion Bridgers, No. 3 Trojans tripped up in first round of state playoffs.

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Three WPIAL qualifiers ousted in PIAA lacrosse

Mt. Lebanon, North Allegheny and Shady Side Academy bounced in the first round of the state playoffs.

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 Alison Riske of Peters Township.

Venus no match for Stephens, 22, at French Open

Peters Township’s Alison Riske joins the elder Williams in a first-round exit at Roland Garros.

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 Robert Clifford of Hampton, left, tries to stop Canon-McMillan's Benjamin Ward at the recent WPIAL Division II boys lacrosse championships at Highmark Stadium.

Lacrosse faces hurdles for growth in Western Pennsylvania

While the game continues to grow in many regions of the U.S., notably on the other side of the state, lacrosse in this area has work to do.

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 Beaver Falls' Dom Perretta sets the pace in the boys Class AA 1600-meter run at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.

High school notebook: Beaver Falls junior makes a run at history

Beaver Falls junior Dom Perretta won the 800 and 1,600, and now sets his sights on unprecedented titles next year.

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 Knoch's Jordan Geist competes in the boys Class AAA shot put at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University. Geist won the event.

Knoch sophomore Jordan Geist earns more gold

Jordan Geist, a sophomore, won two gold medals at the PIAA track and field championships, and he’s ready for more.

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Latrobe senior Chad Kissell adds to family gold

Latrobe High School sees gold for the first time in 65 years from senior Chad Kissell in Class AAA singles tennis.

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 Brian Ward, left, celebrates Dan Lee's winning goal, with Ean Cafaro in double overtime,  Mt. Lebanon winning 9-8  against  North Allegheny WPIAL Div. 1 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

Lacrosse: Mt. Lebanon prevails in double overtime

The Blue Devils edge North Allegheny in WPIAL Division I boys lacrosse championship.

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 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the Javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University launching a meet record 182' 8" on her first throw of the competition. Friday, May 22, 2015.

Connellsville's Wiltrout obliterates girls' PIAA javelin record, then gets hurt

PIAA track and field: Connellsville sophomore Wiltrout sets girls’ javelin record before elbow injury shortens her day.

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 Dante DiBucci, left, celebrates the goal of Nicholas Grabowski,  making the score Hampton 13 and Canon McMillan 10 in WPIAL Div. 2 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015.  Canon-McMillan #31 Colin Torpey watches. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

Hampton goes on scoring run for Division II lacrosse title

Talbots score 8 of 9 goals in one stretch to topple Canon-McMillan.

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Fox Chapel, Ambridge claim boys volleyball titles

The Bridgers claimed their fourth consecutive Class AA title and seventh in eight years.

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WPIAL players dominate on first day of PIAA tennis

All of the Class AA representatives reach the semifinals for the third year in a row.

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PIAA Class AAA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AAA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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 West Mifflin's Todd Sekowski, left, edges Kiski Area's Kianta Britton to win the AAA 100 meter dash at the WPIAL track championships last week at Baldwin.

West Mifflin speedster Todd Sekowski runs bases and the track

As it turns out, Todd Sekowski is a man for one season, starring on the Titans baseball team before winning a WPIAL championship in track.

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 Quaker Valley's Annie Henry moves the ball against Mt. Lebanon's Sophia Klaber during the WPIAL Division I championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Quaker Valley girls trump Mt. Lebanon in Division I lacrosse title game

The Quakers got revenge against the Blue Devils to win the Division I WPIAL championship.

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 Shaler’s Ashley Warren, left, and McKenna Ash celebrate after defeating Blackhawk in the WPIAL Division II championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Shaler's 2nd-half surge nets another Division II girls lacrosse title

The Titans won a third consecutive championship Thursday night with a 7-1 victory against Blackhawk.

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 Washington's DeQuay Isbell heads to the finish line to win the Class AA 200-meter dash at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

South Xtra: After some near misses, Washington's Isbell finally wins WPIAL gold

After dealing with some frustration from past years, Wash High’s DeQuay Isbell relishes his success at WPIAL championship meet.

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 South Fayette's Rachel Helbling wins the Class AAA 400-meter run at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

South/West Xtra: South Fayette freshman runs to a WPIAL championship

Rachel Helbling surprised many — even her own coaches and teammates — by winning the 400-meter dash title at the WPIAL championship meet.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Ean Cafaro, working against Central Catholic's Connor Quinlan during a match earlier this season, and his Blue Devils teammates will pursue a WPIAL championship tonight at Highmark Stadium.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon to face North Allegheny for WPIAL lacrosse title

Mt. Lebanon is hoping to change the script this year as it plays for the WPIAL Division 1 boys lacrosse championship.

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 Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden returns a ball against Latrobe's Chad Kissell in the WPIAL Class AAA singles championship at The Club in Monroeville.

South Xtra: Canon-McMillan's Gladden gets ready for a run at state tennis title

Chris Gladden, a junior at Canon-McMillan, is using an opponent to help him prepare for the PIAA singles tournament.

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North Xtra: Three favorites, big surprise advance to WPIAL finals

Obama Academy joins top-ranked boys volleyball teams in quest for championship.

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 Woodland Hills’ Isaiah Brooks, shown competing in the long jump April 17 at the Butler Invitational, will be a triple threat at the PIAA meet, competing in the 200-meter dash, long jump and triple jump.

East Xtra: Woodland Hills standout a triple threat

Isaiah Brooks wins WPIAL gold in three events, now turns to PIAA championships.

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 Latrobe's Chad Kissell returns a shot against Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden at the WPIAL Class AAA singles championships at the Racquet Club in Monroeville. The WPIAL champion will be a prohibitive favorite at the PIAA tournament beginning today in Hershey, Pa.

East Xtra: Latrobe's Kissell set for sizable challenge

WPIAL champ confident in quest for PIAA Class AAA tennis championship.

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East Xtra: Latrobe hurdler wins first WPIAL gold

Maddy Mueseler takes 300-meter hurdles in record time, now eager for shot at PIAA title.

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 Beaver Falls' Domenic Perretta broke his own record in the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 51.50 sec­onds, and he broke a 10-year old record in the 1,600 with a time of 4:26.55.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls' Perretta couldn't wait to defend his track titles

Dom Perretta was so eager to run in the WPIAL championship meet that he had a tough time sleeping last week.

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