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 North Allegheny's Meg Morningstar is a Notre Dame recruit.

High School Athletes of the Week: Meg Morningstar & Dane Jackson

North Allegheny’s Meg Morningstar and Cornell’s Dane Jackson earn weekly recognition.

1 day ago


West Xtra: Moon's building efforts starting to pay dividends on mats

Mitch Barcaskey has begun an extensive reconstruction of the Moon Area wrestling program and he starting to see results.

2 days ago


 At the holiday break, Shaler’s Alexander Ficorilli was among the leaders in PIHL Class AA in goal-scoring with 20 in 11 games so far this season.

North Xtra: Shaler hockey has the answer

Coach poses question whether team wants to win or just play, and Titans respond.

2 days ago


North Xtra: North Hills eyes another title

Wrestling team will be without ailing head coach Jose Martinez.

2 days ago


 Elizabeth Forward's Luke Fournier, top,  won by a pin against Albert Gallatin's Zack Friend in the 195-pound weight class semifinal at the Chartiers-Houston tournament on Dec. 6.

South Xtra: Elizabeth Forward senior avoids jinx, starts wrestling season strong

Elizabeth Forward’s Luke Fournier ignored some bad luck from past years and has begun this wrestling season in impressive fashion.

2 days ago


South Xtra: Big wrestling tournaments accent the holidays

A couple of attractive high school wrestling tournaments are on tap for fans during the holidays.

2 days ago


 Peters Township's Brady Cochrane has scored seven goals to go along with 10 assists in the Indians' first 13 games.

South Xtra: As usual, Peters a power on the ice again

With a cast of characters with familiar surnames, Peters Township stands at the top of the PIHL Class AAA standings.

2 days ago


East Xtra: Powerade Tournament gives teams chance to test mettle

Franklin Regional out to defend team title in competitive field.

1 day ago


 Team captain Ryan Rohm has helped West Allegheny stay in contention for a playoff berth by providing some much needed scoring.

West Xtra: West Allegheny stays in hunt for PIHL playoff berth

A strong defense has kept the West Allegheny High School hockey team competitive.

2 days ago


 Beaver Area wrestling coach Dale Regner shouts instructions to one of his wrestlers during a match at the Chartiers-Houston Tournament on Dec. 6. In addition to being a high school wrestling coach, Regner is also a Baptist minister.

West Xtra: Baptist minister has calling as Beaver Area wrestling coach

Dale Regner’s “daylight job” is being a pastor at a Baptist church, but he also loves his avocation as a wrestling coach.

1 week ago


West Xtra: OLSH hockey team regroups under new coach

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart had a coaching change early in the season and the results have been quite positive.

1 week ago


North Xtra: Thin but talented lineup gives Shaler a shot to end drought

Despite a lot of injuries, wrestling team still has sights set on WPIAL team tournament.

1 week ago


 Penn Hills senior Te'Shan Campbell wins, 9-4, against Belle Vernon's Austin Bell in the 170-pound final of the Eastern Area Invitational.

East Xtra: Penn Hills senior has a plan for success

Overhauled diet has helped Te'Shan Campbell refocus as one of area's top wrestlers.

1 week ago


East Xtra: Plum battles injuries, opponents

With an already thin roster, Mustangs struggling to maintain its hockey presence.

1 week ago


Shaler's Brianna Schwartz finishes 18th in prestigious race

Cross-country standout from Shaler Brianna Schwartz closed the year on a bittersweet note in San Diego.

1 week ago


 Norwin's Drew Phipps (blue singlet) subdues North Allegheny's Zach Smith in the 195-pound championship match at the Eastern Area Invitational Saturday.

East Xtra: Norwin's Phipps headed to Bucknell

Junior wrestler wastes little time in deciding his collegiate course.

2 weeks ago


East Xtra: Reclassifying revitalizes Franklin Regional team

Hockey team moves down to Class A in hopes of turning program around.

2 weeks ago


 Michael Skoff leads Montour in goals scored with seven through nine games.

West Xtra: Montour hocket team showing significant growth

Despite a very young lineup, Montour is showing plenty of growth on the ice this season.

2 weeks ago


North Xtra: Highlands once again unaffiliated this year

Missed deadline causes Rams wrestlers to watch WPIAL from the outside for second year in a row.

2 weeks ago


 Hampton's Emmett Clark, right, skates away with the puck past Joe Sala of Erie Cathedral Prep during a PIHL game earlier this season.

North Xtra: Hampton winning 'old style'

Playing all three zones as a team is key to success for Talbots' hockey team.

2 weeks ago


 South Park's Tyler Gerhold, left, tries to skate around Montour's Anthony Hartwick.

South Xtra: Familiar face is helping South Park rebuild

A former player and assistant coach is helping South Park rebuild its hockey program.

2 weeks ago


 South Fayette's Jared Walker, front, wrestled against Coudersport's Kyle Bova in the 160-pound championship match at the 2014 PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament. Bova won by a 9-3 decision.

South Xtra: McGuffey, EF could make impact in Class AA wrestling

Two former Class AAA contenders are dropping to AA this season and could be a factor by wrestling season’s end.

3 weeks ago


South Xtra: Top returning wrestlers in Class AA

Here is a list of some of the top returning Class AA wrestlers from schools in the South Xtra area.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: New coach, Latrobe skaters are adjusting to each other

Hockey team turning things around after a slow start.

3 weeks ago


 Coach Josh Shields hoists the WPIAL Class AA championship trophy with his celebrating players after Burrell defeated South Fayette for the title in February.

East Xtra: It appears to be a wide-open field in WPIAL Class AA this season

Burrell is favorite once again, but there will be plenty of competition.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: Top area returnees in Class AA wrestling

The following are the top 10 returning Class AA wrestlers from East Xtra area schools.

3 weeks ago


 South Fayette's Jared Walker, front, wrestled against Coudersport's Kyle Bova in the 160-pound championship match at the 2014 PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament. Bova won by a 9-3 decision.

West Xtra: New coach enthusiastic for Central Valley wrestling program

Big changes to the Central Valley wrestling program usher in a new season in WPIAL Class AA.

3 weeks ago


West Xtra: The top returning wrestlers in Class AA

Here are 10 of the top returning wrestlers from West Xtra schools in WPIAL Class AA.

3 weeks ago


 Brianna Schwartz, headed to Colorado, is one of six Shaler girls committed to Division I schools.

North Xtra: Shaler girls take it to next level

Six Shaler girls headed to Division I schools share a unique bond while fulfilling their dreams of playing in college.

3 weeks ago


WPIAL wrestling preview: Rankings show local talent is strong as ever

The WPIAL has a number of elite wrestlers ready to take center stage again this season.

3 weeks ago


Shaler's Brianna Schwartz wins regional cross country championship

Brianna Schwartz, a standout senior distance runner at Shaler, won the Northeast regional of Foot Locker Championships in the Bronx, N.Y.

3 weeks ago


 North Allegheny's Dominick Zangaro controls the puck during a game against Peters Township earlier this season.

North Xtra: North Allegheny adapts under new coach, still wins

There has been a coaching change for the North Allegheny hockey team, but the Tigers continue to win.

1 month ago


 North Allegheny's Zach Smith, top, defeated Norwin's Drew Phipps, 7-4, in the championship match at 195 pounds of the 2013 Eastern Area Invitational Tournament last year.

North Xtra: New coach hopes to make Knoch a factor on the mats

Steve Carney has plans to build a successful wrestling program at Knoch High school.

1 month ago


North Xtra: Top returning Class AAA wrestlers

Here are the top returning Class AAA wrestlers in the North Xtra area.

4 weeks ago


North Xtra: Ruppert calls it a career as Shaler volleyball coach

After a successful 11-year run at Shaler, Kris Ruppert has decided to step down as Titans volleyball coach.

4 weeks ago


 Upper St. Clair's Austin Cassidy skates the puck up the ice during a game against Penn-Trafford earlier this season.

South Xtra: Senior captain sparks turnaround for Upper St. Clair hockey team

Austin Cassidy is helping Upper St. Clair turn a losing season into a winner on the ice.

4 weeks ago


 Belle Vernon Area's Austin Bell, left, defeats North Hills' Jonathan Avon by an 8-2 decision in the WPIAL Class AAA championship match last February.

South Xtra: New Belle Vernon wrestling coach steps into good situation

Belle Vernon’s new wrestling coach has moved into a job with favorable circumstances.

4 weeks ago


South Xtra: Top returning Class AAA wrestlers

Here are the top returning Class AAA wrestlers in the South Xtra area.

4 weeks ago


 Penn-Trafford's Marc Anthony carries the puck up the ice in a recent game against Upper. St. Clair.

East Xtra: Graduation attrition taking a toll on Penn-Trafford

After a notable season a year ago, the Penn-Trafford hockey team is feeling some profound effects from graduation.

4 weeks ago


East Xtra: Franklin Regional shapes up as team to beat in WPIAL

With a list of all-stars returning, Franklin Regional rates as the area’s top Class AAA wrestling team.

4 weeks ago


East Xtra: Top returning Class AAA Wrestlers

Here are the East Xtra area’s top returning wrestlers in Class AAA.

4 weeks ago


 Stephon Peake, a student at Aliquippa High School, wrestles for Hopewell under a WPIAL-sanctioned co-op agreement. Peake also plays football for Aliquippa.

West Xtra: Despite changes, Section 4 still has that familiar look in wrestling

A few teams moved out of Section 4-AAA, but it should still be very competitive.

4 weeks ago


West Xtra: Top returning Class AAA wrestlers

Here are some wrestlers to watch in the West Xtra area this season.

4 weeks ago


West Xtra: Ligas opts to play for travel team over West Allegheny

A standout for the West Allegheny hockey team last season, Jess Ligas has decided to concentrate his play for a travel team.

4 weeks ago



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