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 Vincentian Academy's Marianne Abdalah breezes to a record-setting win in the 3200 meter-run at the Mars Area Invitational.

Vincentian sophomore Abdalah cruises to win at Mars Invitational

It wasn’t a perfect day for Marianne Abdalah, but she dominated the field for a victory in the 3,200.

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 Gateway’s Danniele Taylor slides into second before the tag from Penn Hills’ Victoria DeVito Thursday. Gateway won the Class AAAA Section 2 softball game, 19-3.

High school highlights: Bethel Park routs Canon-McMillan in softball

The Black Hawks were dominant Thursday as they snatched the Class AAAA Section 4 lead from the No. 2 Big Macs, 14-4, in five innings.

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Extracurricular activities slowly returning in Sto-Rox

District receiving Title I funding to improve student achievement.

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 West Mifflin’s Kevin Garbark heads to the finish line on the winning 1,600-meter relay at the annual Tri-Sate Track Coaches Association Invitational April 11 at West Mifflin. Garbark is one of the top sprinters in the WPIAL.

South Xtra: After an injury-plagued season, West Mifflin sprinter is making up for lost time

Kevin Garbark was hampered by a hamstring injury a year ago, but now healthy, he’s emerged as one of the WPIAL’s top sprinters.

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South Xtra: Surprise additions help Baldwin on volleyball court

With some unexpected “recruits,” Baldwin is among the top teams in WPIAL boys volleyball.

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South Xtra: Peters Township duo pulls a major upset in WPIAL tournament

A Peters Township doubles team reached the WPIAL semifinals, but two consecutive losses kept it from qualifying for the state tournament.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Sophia Klaber, carrying the ball past Quaker Valley's Eva Simakas during last year's WPIAL championship match, is a 20-goal scorer for the Blue Devils.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon girls continue their strong showing on the lacrosse field

Coming off a WPIAL girls lacrosse championship, the Blue Devils are enjoying another strong season.

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East Xtra: Freshmen leading way for Penn-Trafford

Freshmen Kevin Lee and Turner Price top two players in Warriors’ winning tennis lineup.

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 Derry Area's Jake Zemba has changed positions for a second year in a row and is now a right-side hitter for the Trojans.

East Xtra: Derry out to end Ambridge's domination

Boys volleyball team hoping this is the year it earns a second WPIAL title.

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West Xtra: Fort Cherry jumper can't get enough work

When it comes to her track and field specialties, Koryn Jozwiakowski is a work-aholic.

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 Beaver County Christian's Matthew Knab, a sophomore setter, spikes a shot as teammate Quinn McCracken (7), a junior middle hitter, watches during a match against Upper St. Clair earlier this season.

West Xtra: Beaver County Christian surprising its coach, volleyball foes

Despite a tremendous amount of youth and inexperience, Beaver County Christian appears to be headed to the WPIAL volleyball playoffs.

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West Xtra: Blackhawk looking like a WPIAL tennis title contender

With its usual strong team, Blackhawk could make a serious run at a WPIAL team tennis title.

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 Quaker Valley's McKenna Bermann, center, is surrounded by Pine-Richland defenders as she advances the ball during a match April 16 at Quaker Valley.

North/West Xtra: Top-ranked Quaker Valley rolling

Goaltender Aubrie Tarris playing key role in girls lacrosse team’s success.

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North Xtra: Shady Side's run in jeopardy

Rare upset in WPIAL doubles tournament leaves Indians without a representative in PIAA run.

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North Xtra: Seneca Valley coach fulfills promise

Dan Follett comes through on vow to turn boys volleyball team into a title contender.

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 Central Catholic's Sam Heaps works against Mt. Lebanon's Owen Chamberlin Tuesday night. Mt. Lebanon rolled to an easy 17-3 victory.

High school highlights: Central Valley tops Beaver

The Underdog Warriors got redemption for a blowout loss earlier in the season by upsetting the top-ranked Bobcats.

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 Knoch’s Jordan Geist winds up to throw the shot put Friday at the Butler Invitational.

Knoch thrower Jordan Geist shines at Butler Invitational

Jordan Geist was the only male to set a record at the Butler Invitational as his 66-11/2 throw in the shot put shattered the previous mark.

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 Senior attack McKenna Ash has been a top contributor for the  Shaler Area lacrosse team in its quest for a third consecutive WPIAL title.

North Xtra: Another titan effort for Shaler

Two-time WPIAL champion girls lacrosse team once again headed toward the postseason.

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 Fox Chapel Area's Sid Rajupet returns a shot during the WPIAL Class AAA singles championships.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel junior earns spot in PIAA tournament

Sid Rajupet advances by virtue of injury default in WPIAL consolation match.

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North Xtra: Vincentian runner off to record start

Andrew Koryak has lofty goals as one of top middle distance runners in the state.

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North Xtra: New coach looks to uphold tradition at Deer Lakes

Zak Roberts returns to his alma mater to take over for legendary volleyball coach Rick Tatrn.

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 Bethel Park’s Alexandra Stevenson winds up for her discus throw at the Tri-Sate Track Coaches Association Invitational at West Mifflin High School.

South Xtra: Future is now for Bethel Park senior thrower

Lexi Stevenson know this is her last chance to go for gold in WPIAL and state track.

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South Xtra: Tall, talented Steel Valley a section title threat in volleyball

Steel Valley has all the ingredients to make a serious run at a section title.

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 Mt. Lebanon’s Dane Bendel, its No. 1 singles player, returns a shot during the WPIAL singles tournament.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon hopes to challenge for WPIAL tennis title

With a solid lineup, this could be the year Mt. Lebanon ends Shady Side’s stranglehold on the team tennis title.

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South Xtra: Peters Township looking good on the lacrosse pitch

With a unified front and some talented athletes, Peters Township is ready to challenge for WPIAL lacrosse honors.

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East Xtra: Penn Hills runner pacing himself

Sophomore Isaiah Bailey building up slowly to his marquee event, the 800-meter run.

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East Xtra: Norwin plan is a Good one

New coach helping boys lacrosse team turn things around.

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 Rochan Ramesh, Franklin Regional’s top singles player, returns a shot during the WPIAL Class AAA singles tournament on April 7.

East Xtra: Franklin Regional figures to be in the hunt

Behind solid play of junior Rochan Ramesh, Panthers once again strong in boys tennis.

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East Xtra: New coach has Plum marching toward title

Rick “Storm” Peterson, a retired Air Force colonel, has boys volleyball team off to 6-0 start in section.

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 Carlynton's Luke Phillips returns serve against Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter in the WPIAL Class AA singles championship at the Racquet Club in Monroeville.

West Xtra: Carlynton's Phillips has a chance to make history on tennis court

After winning the WPIAL Class AA singles title, Carlynton’s Luke Phillips has a chance to win the school’s first state title.

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 Moon Area's Ben Price looks to pass against Baldwin in a match April 7 at Baldwin High School.

West Xtra: Moon flexes muscles, dominates Division 2 lacrosse competition

With a senior-laden squad, Moon is having an impressive season on the lacrosse field.

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High school highlights: Steel Valley tops No. 1 Seton, 2-1, in baseball

Winning pitcher Brandon Donovan pitched all eight innings and struck out 19, and Alex Ligeros went 4 for 5 with two RBIs to lead the

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 Upper St. Clair third baseman Kevin Marthinsen, left, cannot apply a tag in time as Bethel Park’s Colin Loughman steals safely.

High school highlights: Mt. Lebanon cooks up win in baseball against Peters Township

Austin Kitchen struck out 15 in six innings to help Class AAAA No. 1 Mt. Lebanon win, 14-4, against No. 5 Peters Township in Section 5.

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 North Allegheny’s Matt McGoey leads the pack during the 3200-meter run at the annual Tri-State Track & Field Coaches’ Association Outdoor Championships at West Mifflin High School.

Big days for North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon at Tri-State meet

The Tigers boys and Blue Devils girls captured team titles Saturday at West Mifflin.

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West Xtra: Stellar Six High School Hockey All-Stars

Here are the top high school hockey players in the West Xtra area as selected by the Post-Gazette’s scholastic sports staff.

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 Dom Perretta of Beaver Falls, a reigning WPIAL and PIAA champion, has his sights set on state records this season.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls junior track standout stays on the run

Domenic Perretta is out to retain his WPIAL and state track titles . . . and possibly set some records in the process.

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West Xtra; Hopewell seeks improvement on volleyball court

With a young but experienced squad returning Hopewell volleyball coach Jonathan Jones expects improved results this season.

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North Xtra: Stellar Six High School Hockey All-Stars

Here are the top high school hockey players from the North Xtra area as selected bu the Post-Gazette scholastic sports staff.

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North Xtra: Pine-Richland off to slow start in rugged Section 2

Volleyball team now under the guidance of new coach Peter Mathis.

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North Xtra: Mars enjoying step up in competition

Planets competing in Class AAA in tennis and having early success.

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South Xtra: Stellar Six High School Hockey All-Stars

Here are the top high school hockey players from the South Xtra area as chosen by the Post-Gazette scholastic sports staff.

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North/South Xtra: North Side girl making her mark with Seton-LaSalle track team

Raja Rutherford, the daughter of a former Pitt football standout, is making a name for herself in WPIAL track circle.

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South Xtra: Peters Township regroups under new volleyball coach

Although he has coached girls volleyball for 20 years, Leroy Simms, the coach at Peters Township, is new to the boys’ game.

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 Canon McMillan's Chris Gladden advanced to the WPIAL Class AAA singles championship match this week.

South Xtra: Canon-Mac junior deals with pressure on, off the tennis court

Chris Gladden is the top ranked junior tennis player in Pennsylvania, which adds a lot of pressure to his play for the Big Macs.

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 Len Semplice, who served many roles in district hockey over a career that spanned more than four decades, will be honored by the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Saturday.

South Xtra: Longtime area hockey 'guru' to be inducted into Western Pa. Sports Hall of Fame

Lenny Semplice, who began coaching hockey when he was just 19 years old, will be honored Saturday by the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

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East Xtra: Stellar Six High School Hockey All-Stars

Here are the top high school hockey players in the East Xtra area as selected by the Post-Gazette scholastic sports staff.

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East Xtra: Carter filling role at Trinity Christian

Reigning WPIAL jump champion also takes on duty as “coach.”

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 Obama Academy boys volleyball coach Pete Vitti, standing, instructs his players during a match against Plum at the Derry Area tournment March 28.

East Xtra: Obama Academy soaring in WPIAL

Eagles enjoying early volleyball success in first year in District 7.

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East Xtra: Young players stepping up at Central Catholic

Tennis team lost top talent to graduation, but underclassmen are filling in.

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 Latrobe's Chad Kissell backhands the ball against Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden during the 2015 WPIAL AAA Boys Singles Tennis Championship at the Racquet Club in Monroeville.

Latrobe legacy continues in high school tennis

Senior Chad Kissell adds Class AAA boys single title to the family tree with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against Canon-McMillan junior Chris Gladden.

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