High School Sports


WPIAL softball playoffs: Unbeaten Mohawk reaches final

In a battle of Class AA unbeatens, No. 2 Mohawk bested No. 3 Seton-LaSalle and star pitcher Lauren Zola to advance to the WPIAL final.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 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.

about 21 hours ago


 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University, launching a meet record 182 feet, eight inches on her first throw of the competition.

Connellsville High School sophomore breaks PIAA Class AAA javelin record

Madison Wiltrout smashed the PIAA Class AAA championship meet record in the javelin today at Shippensburg University.

about 6 hours ago


 Central Catholic first baseman Pat Ferguson, left, doesn't get the call as he tags Shaler's David Pietropaolo, right, who was ruled safe back at the bag.

Central Catholic fights back, reaches WPIAL title game

For the first time since 1979 when a guy by the name of Dan Marino was playing, Central Catholic is in a WPIAL baseball championship game.

1 day ago


 Keystone Oaks' Devin Rossato scores the tying run against Quaker Valley Wednesday while Quakers catcher Peyton Russeniello looks on in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals.

Greensburg Central Catholic rallies past Bishop Canevin

High school baseball/softball playoffs: Centurions score two runs in final inning with two outs to reach Class A championship.

1 day ago


WPIAL baseball quarterfinals: Norwin ace Driggers shuts out Mt. Lebanon

John Driggers tossed his second consecutive shutout and led No. 9 Norwin to a 7-0 upset of Mt. Lebanon in a WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal.

2 days ago


WPIAL boys volleyball semifinals: Obama Academy pulls off major upset vs. Derry

Obama Academy stuns top-seeded Derry Area in Class AA boys volleyball semifinals.

2 days ago


WPIAL lacrosse semifinals: Short-handed goals lift Quaker Valley past Shady Side

Emily Kraus and Kayla Foster scored short-handed goals 17 seconds apart in the final two minutes of the first half to key a victory.

2 days ago


 Burrell's Brittany Wolford gets Deer Lakes' Maureen Hutchinson out at second base Tuesday at Fox Chapel. Deer Lakes won, 7-3.

WPIAL softball quarterfinals: Seton-LaSalle strikeout leader Zola continues pace

Seton-LaSalle’s Lauren Zola put together another sparkling performance, this one stopping Neshannock's quest for a third consecutive title.

2 days ago


WPIAL baseball playoffs: Steel Valley swamps Brownsville

Steel Valley capitalized on a slew of Brownsville mistakes to rally from four runs down and beat the Falcons, 8-4, in a quarterfinal.

3 days ago


Jefferson-Morgan edges Sewickley Academy

High school softball playoffs: In the only game completed, No. 3 Jeff-Morgan tops No. 6 Sewickley Academy, 3-1, in a Class A quarterfinal.

3 days ago


Mt. Lebanon storms past Pine-Richland, 10-6

High school lacrosse playoffs: Blue Devils advance to Division I championship.

3 days ago


Youth coaches learn about concussions with help of Steelers

The Steelers hosted a clinic for local youth football coaches with the aim of cutting down concussions.

5 days ago


High school notebook: New coach Antonelli guides Central Valley to a first

First-year baseball coach Ray Antonelli has turned the Warriors into a winner.

5 days ago


Baseball Statistical Leaders

Final 2015 Regular Season for WPIAL and City League

6 days ago


Softball Pitching Leaders

Final 2015 Regular Season for WPIAL

6 days ago


 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton is headed to Pitt for football, but was just as impressive at the WPIAL track championships Thursday at Baldwin.

Football stars put on a show at WPIAL track and field finals

Three Division I recruits leave Baldwin Stadium with gold medals, and one standout did it in record fashion.

1 week ago


 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout continues to leave her mark on WPIAL history every time she throws the javelin.

Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout ravages old record in WPIAL meet by nearly 40 feet

Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout shatters WPIAL javelin record.

1 week ago


 Bethel Park pitcher Corey Augenstein has produced an excellent senior season with a 5-1 record and 1.50 ERA.

South Xtra: Bethel Park senior enjoying strong year on field, in classoom

Corey Augenstein, a senior at Bethel Park, will play college baseball at Pitt after his outstanding high school career ends.

1 week ago


South Xtra: Belle Vernon softball team relies on freshman pitcher

Freshman pitching phenom Bailey Parshall has helped Belle Vernon to the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs.

1 week ago


 West Allegheny's Tyler Amedure has supplied some clutch hits for the Indians this season.

West Xtra: Amedure delivers in the clutch for West Allegheny baseball

Though he’s short in stature, West Allegheny senior Tyler Amedure has come up big for the Indians this baseball season.

1 week ago


WPIAL Boys Class AAA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top four finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Girls Class AAA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top four finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Boys Class AA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top five finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Girls Class AA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top five finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


 Fox Chapel catcher Zack Burkhart misplays ball against Allderdice in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs at West Mifflin High School.

Fox Chapel downs Allderdice

Fox Chapel beats Allderdice in the opening round of Class AAAA baseball playoffs, and it was the Foxes' first playoff win since 1978.

1 week ago


Central Catholic prevails with 6-run 7th inning

The Vikings rally past Franklin Regional in a WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game at West Mifflin.

1 week ago


Southmoreland shines, ousts defending champion

Two-run home run lifts No. 13 Southmoreland to a 6-2 win against No. 4-seeded Beaver in a Class AAA first-round softball game.

1 week ago


WPIAL baseball playoffs: Bishop Canevin upsets Vincentian

No. 14 seed Bishop Canevin used a six-run ninth to shock No. 3 Vincentian, 9-3, in a WPIAL Class A first-round game at North Allegheny.

1 week ago


WPIAL softball playoffs: Canon-McMillan survives opener against Latrobe

Tara Fowler’s RBI single in the bottom of the seventh helped Canon-McMillan rally for a 6-5 win against Latrobe in a first-round game.

1 week ago


 Knoch's Mike McCarty tags out Belle Vernon's Devin Judy during the WPIAL Playoffs Tuesday at Fox Chapel High School.

Knoch pushes forward in WPIAL baseball playoffs

The Knights make rare advance in WPIAL Class AAA baseball playoffs by beating Belle Vernon, 5-1.

1 week ago


New WPIAL baseball playoffs format to affect team's pitching plans

WPIAL changes schedule so a team’s ace won’t be able to pitch the quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games.

1 week ago


 ➤Vince Augustine — Looks to help Seneca Valley continue title-game run.

2015 WPIAL CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW BASEBALL

Class AAAA - Top seeds: Mt. Lebanon is first, Plum second, Seneca Valley third, Hempfield fourth.

1 week ago


 Madi Beining: North Allegheny's top arm.

2015 WPIAL CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW SOFTBALL

Class AAAA — Top seeds: Hempfield is first, North Allegheny second, Baldwin third, Shaler fourth.

1 week ago


 Montana Howard of Westinghouse High School runs the 100 meter sprint Saturday in the City League track & field championships at the former Oliver High School.

Allderdice boys, girls win again

As expected, the Dragons captured their fourth consecutive championships on the boys and girls side in dominant fashion.

1 week ago


City League Boys Track and Field Championships

Following are the top three finishers from the championship meets at Oliver High School May 7 and 9, 2015.

1 week ago


City League Girls Track and Field Championships

Following are the top three finishers from the championship meets at Oliver High School May 7 and 9, 2015.

1 week ago


Obituary: Joseph A. Gladys / Monessen coach who sent 8 players to NFL, captured WPIAL title

More than half of Monessen’s pros played under Joe Gladys.

1 week ago


 Former Blackhawk coach John Miller, whose sons Sean and Archie are stars in the college ranks, might be getting back in the game.

Former Blackhawk coach John Miller might wind up as shooting coach in NBA

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is looking for help, and the former Blackhawk High School legend has interviewed for the position.

2 weeks ago


 Sophomore Madison Wiltrout of Connellsville continues to make history in girls javelin.

Connellsville sophomore sets national record for girls in javelin throw

In her only attempt at a WPIAL qualifier, Madison Wiltrout set a national record with a throw of 185 feet, 8 inches.

2 weeks ago


Sewickley Academy overcomes major obstacles to win another WPIAL Class AA team tennis title

Sewickley Academy wins 112th WPIAL Class AA boys team tennis title in a row.

2 weeks ago


 Mt. Lebanon’s Claire Dougherty leads Gateway’s Aiyanna Crawford in the 800 meter run at the annual Tri-Sate Track Coaches Association Invitational April 11 at West Mifflin High School.

South Xtra: Pair of Mt. Lebanon runners rates as WPIAL title contenders

Mt. Lebanon’s Claire Dougherty and Kelsey Potts are two athletes to watch at next week’s WPIAL track championships.

2 weeks ago


 Upper St. Clair's Sam Schiffman hits against Shady Side Academy in doubles Wednesday in the WPIAL AAA team tennis championship at Bethel Park.

Upper St. Clair wins boys team tennis title

Defending champion Shady Side falls in Class AAA championship, 3-2.

2 weeks ago


 Madi Beining is a student/athlete at North Allegheny High School and a member of the school's varsity softball team. She is the Post-Gazette Female High School Athlete of the Week for May 7, 2015.

Athletes of the Week: Isaac Elliott & Madi Beining

North Allegheny softball pitcher Madi Beining and Ambridge sprinter Isaac Elliott are this week’s honorees.

2 weeks ago



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