High School Sports


 Alyvia Kluska of Greensburg Central Catholic played against her sister in the WPIAL Class AA girls singles championships Thursday at Shady Side Academy.

WPIAL tennis championships: Greensburg Central sisters' act settles Class AA

With the first set tied between sisters Alyvia and Michaela Kluska, the unexpected happened, resulting in a Class AA WPIAL title for Alyvia.

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Game of the Week: Century's battle of unbeatens features some familiar foes

Damon Rosol and Rod Steele first crossed paths in seventh grade at the Washington Education Center in Lawrenceville.

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The Fumbler: Likes big numbers and he cannot lie

The Fumbler is no hot dog but he relishes posting big numbers: he went 52-14 in his Week 1 picks and 51-14 in Week 2.

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Note to Soccer Coaches

The Post-Gazette plans to publish boys and girls soccer scoring leaders next week.

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 Serra Catholic defender Clara Almeter, left, and South Allegheny midfielder Haley Wackowski fight for possession on a throw-in Wednesday. Serra Catholic won, 3-2.

Hopewell breaks Central Valley's streak in girls soccer

The Central Valley girls soccer team held the longest unbeaten streak in the state until Hopewell put an end to it Wednesday.

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East/West/South Xtra: 'Dice set for key matchup against Brashear

With so few teams left in City League, every week is a big game.

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 Central Catholic's Matt Lenhart, left, and Bethel Park's Justin Nath fight for possession during a Section 4-AAA match last week at Bethel Park.

East Xtra: Central Catholic is proving to be dandy with numbers

Outscoring opponents, 28-1, is a good way to rise to the top in boys soccer.

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East Xtra: Penn Hills hoping to rebound

Indians face difficult test this week against unbeaten Mt. Lebanon.

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East Xtra: Talent is showing for Woodland Hills

One game at a time approach working for Woodland Hills in 3-0 start.

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 Oakland Catholic's Kallan Baldis bumps a pass, setting up a teammate during a match against Hempfield Area at the Upper St. Clair tournament Saturday.

East Xtra: Seniors keeping Oakland Catholic in the hunt

Unbeaten volleyball team heading toward showdown with top-ranked Shaler.

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West Xtra: New Brighton makes noise in the MAC

Just like last season, New Brighton is off to a 3-0 start, but the Lions are hoping for a stronger finish this time.

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 Central Valley's Carolina Lucci, shown beating Ambridge's Taylor Mealie to the ball in a recent Section 3-AA match, scored 40 goals last year for the Warriors.

West Xtra: Matching last year's feats a huge challenge for Central Valley girls soccer team

After winning WPIAL and PIAA titles a year ago, Central Valley remains as a strong contender in girls soccer.

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 Fox Chapel's Cole Ryan, left, heads the ball away from Plum's Orazio Barbarino, but the Mustangs surprised the Foxes, winning the section match, 2-0

North Xtra: Fox Chapel rebuilding on the run

Boys soccer struggling to replace nine starters from section-championship team.

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 Zach Chandler was a starting quarterback as a freshman at Avonworth, but missed much of last season with an injury. He is off to a great start this season.

North Xtra: Avonworth mounts a challenge in Black Hills Conference

The Antelopes are off to a 3-0 start and ready to make some noise in Black Hills Conference.

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North Xtra: Vincentian passes milestone

The Royals rally in the fourth quarter to beat Union and earn their first WPIAL conference victory.

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North Xtra: Surprising Seneca Valley faces Mars in key match

Volleyball teams square off with first place on the line in Class AAA Section 3.

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 Kara Pooley, heading the ball against Greensburg Central Catholic in the WPIAL Class A championship game last year, is one of three captains for Shady Side Academy.

North Xtra: Shady Side regroups in a hurry

Girls soccer team opened with tough losses, but all is not lost.

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South Xtra: Lebo faces toughest test to date

Getting off to a 3-0 start, Mt. Lebanon will play at Penn Hills in its first major test of the season.

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 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis, a senior receiver and defensive back, has already made a verbal commitment to play college football at the University of Toledo.

South Xtra: Steel Valley, Seton-LaSalle in a key Century showdown

It’s a battle of unbeatens in the Century Conference as Seton-LaSalle visits Steel Valley.

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 Keystone Oaks' Lucas Fievet, left, contests South Fayette's Mitch Ford for the ball off a corner kick Tuesday in a WPIAL Class AA Section 5 match. South Fayette defeated Keystone Oaks, 5-0.

High School Highlights: Unbeaten Winchester Thurston hands Serra first loss

Winchester Thurston's boys soccer team scores two goals in the second half to improve to 7-0 on the season.

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Schifino replaces AD McCallister as Steel Valley basketball coach

Amid controversy, McCallister out, Schifino in as the boys basketball coach at Steel Valley High School.

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New Carlynton football coach Mauro Monz resigns

Citing a concern for the safety of his players, Mauro Monz has quit after only three games as football coach at Carlynton High School.

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 Keystone Oaks’ Lucas Fievet, left, contests South Fayette’s Mitch Ford for the ball off a corner kick Tuesday in a WPIAL Class AA Section 5 match.

High school highlights: Class A No. 3 Winchester Thurston remains perfect

Winchester Thurston's boys soccer team scores two goals in the second half to improve to 7-0 on the season.

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High school football notebook: Pitt commit Tre Tipton does it all for Apollo-Ridge

Receiver, runner, passer, it doesn't matter to Panthers recruit Tre Tipton as he helps Apollo-Ridge to its first 3-0 start in 14 years.

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 Penn Trafford's Brett Laffoon passes under the protection of his teammate Andre Guest in their game in McKeesport.

Penn-Trafford blanks McKeesport, 28-0

Penn-Trafford held the WPIAL's leading rusher to 53 yards and blanked McKeesport, 28-0.

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High school highlights: Quaker Valley rolls to victory on road

A big game from Trewon Marshall helped the Quakers improve to 1-2 with a romp at Class AA Century Conference rival South Allegheny Saturday.

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 Beaver quarterback Zach Royba scrambles away from Beaver Falls' Alec Nocera Friday night at Geneva College.

Beaver rolls past Beaver Falls, 35-0

Early miscues doomed the Class AAA Tigers in a loss to the rival Bobcats, led by super sophomore Darius Wise, at Geneva College.

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Clairton records another blowout

In what was supposed to provide Clairton more competition, little changed in a 74-0 win for the Bears against Greensburg Central Catholic.

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Class AAAA roundup: Norwin climbs to 3-0 for 1st time since 1999

The Knights finally surrendered a score, but edged non-conference foe Seneca Valley, 14-7, to stay undefeated.

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Class AAA roundup: Ringgold upends Knoch

Chacar Berry rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns to lead Ringgold to a 20-12 upset of visiting Knoch.

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Class AA roundup: Apollo-Ridge tops Kittanning, 44-41

Pitt recruit Tre Tipton ran for 304 yards, teammate Duane Brown added 193 and Apollo-Ridge beat Kittanning in the Allegheny Conference.

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Class A roundup: Vincentian wins first as WPIAL program

Vincentian Academy won its first game as a WPIAL program Friday night with a 28-20 victory against Union.

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City League roundup: University Prep gets win vs. Brashear

Ron Brown threw five touchdown passes to lead University Prep to a 41-34 win against Brashear.

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

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Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

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Varsity Xtra: Future Pitt teammates face off as Kittanning plays Apollo-Ridge

When Kittanning plays at Apollo-Ridge tonight, it will mark an extremely rare occurrence.

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 Central Valley’s Jordan Whitehead breaks through two Penn Hills defenders Friday night to score a touchdown in the first half.

Big night for Central Valley in win against Penn Hills

Central Valley defeated Class AAAA Penn Hills, 35-14, to hand the Indians their first loss this season.

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 Bethel Park's Matt Kotkiewicz, right, focuses on the ball as Central Catholic's Austin Palmer goes to defend early in the first half Thursday at Bethel Park.

High school highlights: Allderdice rolls to victory

Jeremiah Hardrick rushed 16 times for 92 yards and scored two touchdowns as Allderdice won, 48-8, against Westinghouse.

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Varsity Xtra: For this guy, predicting winners never gets old

The Fumbler may be getting old, but he can still pick ’em.

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 Italia Biondi, Penn-Trafford.

Athletes of the Week: 9.12.14

Khaleke Hudson of McKeesport and Italia Biondi of Penn-Trafford are this week's honorees.

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 George Smith calls the shots for McKeesport's vaunted flexbone offense.

Varsity Xtra: New rivalry takes the spotlight in Foothills Conference chase New rivals emerge in Foothills chase

With Gateway departing the Foothills Conference, a new rivalry emerges for McKeesport, Penn-Trafford.

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 Vincentian standout Brenna Wise, right, committed to Pitt Thursday.

Vincentian girls basketball standout commits to Pitt

Senior basketball standout Brenna Wise will play for coach Suzie McConnell-Serio and the Panthers.

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 Central Valley's Carolina Lucci, left, and Ambridge's Kayla Timmons, right, try to head the ball near the goal on a throw in by Central Valley's Lexy Delostrino in the first half Wednesday at Central Valley High School.

High school highlights: Shady Side upsets No. 1 Springdale

Courtney Clark, Olivia Cotter and Juliana Sandford scored to lead Class A No. 3 Shady Side Academy to a 3-0 win at No. 1 Springdale.

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South Xtra: Senior running back delivers for Elizabeth Forward

After two high-profile players graduated at Elizabeth Forward, Jake Meyers stepped forward to fill the void.

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 Peters Township's Kelson Marisa and Canon-McMillan's Connor Coleman battle for possession during a match last week.

South Xtra: It's early but Peters rates among elite in boys soccer

A perennial WPIAL boys soccer title contender, Peters Township starts the season with some quality victories.

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East Xtra: Brother act a hit for Norwin

Peyton and Logan Deri help Knights to a 2-0 start in Foothills Conference.

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East Xtra: Franklin soccer team comfortable in its new section

The Franklin Regional boys soccer team’s return to Section 3 puts it back in familiar territory.

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East Xtra: Woody High survives a scare

Wolverines get past Bethel Park, 33-31, in rough first-week contest.

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East Xtra: Penn-Trafford handling changes

Girls tennis team dealing with quirks of new schedule.

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