Madison Wiltrout of Connellsville, only a sophomore, is the Post-Gazette's Female Athlete of the Year.

Post-Gazette Female Athlete of the Year: Madison Wiltrout

Connellsville javelin standout Madison Wiltrout, also a strong basketball player, is just a sophomore, but is already making history.

2 days ago

 Franklin Regional's Spencer Lee, top, battling Belle Vernon's Zach Hartmann before pinning him at 1:38 in the WPIAL Class AAA championship match to win the 120-pound title, has moved up to the Junior Division.

East Xtra: Franklin Regional wrestler moves up in class

Phenom Spencer Lee will wrestle up in age group at the FILA World Championships.

4 days ago

 Chuck Tursky is stepping down as head wrestling coach at Kiski Area after 29 seasons.

East Xtra: Head coach, assistant change places at Kiski Area

Legendary coach Chuck Tursky turns over wrestling program to Chris Heater.

4 days ago

 West Hempfield's Troy Fabaen tags out Derry's Justin Conrad during their American Legion game Saturday at Lint Field in Hempfield Township.

East Xtra: West Hempfield is on a roll

Westmoreland County American Legion team battling for first place.

4 days ago

West Xtra: A golf prodigy is developing his game at Riverside

Although he still has another year in middle school, Riverside’s Skyler Fox is already making a name for himself on the golf course.

4 days ago

 Moon Area's Salvatore Pollastro has been selected to play in the Brine National Lacrosse Classic next Monday through Friday at the River City Sportsplex in Richmond, Va.

West Xtra: Moon midfielder to compete in interstate lacrosse event

Moon’s Salvatore Pollastro has been chosen to play in a high school lacrosse invitational next week in Richmond, Va.

4 days ago

South Xtra: Peters junior developing his game on the links

Peters Township’s Tanner Johnson keeps working to refine his game on the golf course.

4 days ago

 Belle Vernon's Jarod Verkleeren, right, defeating Latrobe's Jake Willochell at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association tournament last winter, will be working to improve throughout the summer.

South Xtra: Belle Vernon wrestler has a busy summer schedule lined up

Jarod Verkleeren will be a busy guy on the wrestling mats this summer, culminating in a trip to the FILA World Championships in August.

1 week ago

North/East Xtra: North Allegheny hires new wrestling coach

Sanshiro Abe excited to take over Tigers program after coaching at Central Catholic.

1 week ago

 Fox Chapel's Max DePellegrini sets up a shot against Seneca Valley's Taylor Matthews (15) during the PIAA semifinal match June 2.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel denied a state title

Foxes fall to Landisville Hempfield in PIAA volleyball championship.

2 weeks ago

Fox Chapel served sad defeat in PIAA Class AAA championship

WPIAL champion Fox Chapel takes a tough loss in the PIAA boys volleyball title match.

3 weeks ago

Pine-Richland crew team overcomes fire loss -- with flying colors

The loss of boats and equipment in a fire didn’t hold back the team, which had its best spring season ever.

3 weeks ago

West Xtra: Bridgers did one fine rebuilding job this volleyball season

Despite having to replace seven of its top nine players from last year, Ambridge won another WPIAL volleyball title.

3 weeks ago

 Quaker Valley's Emily Kraus works against Mt. Lebanon's Laura Pryor during the WPIAL Division I championship at Highmark Stadium.

North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley's great run ends

Late flurry by Garnet Valley bumps Quakers’ girls lacrosse team from PIAA playoffs.

3 weeks ago

North Xtra: Fox Chapel marches on to PIAA title match

Volleyball team holds off Seneca Valley to advance to Saturday’s final against Parkland.

3 weeks ago

 Mt. Lebanon's Liz Donley moves the ball up field against Quaker Valley's Megan Amoroso during the WPIAL Division I championship match at Highmark Stadium on May 21.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon's excellent season ends on a sour note

Other than two losses to Quaker Valley, the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse season was practically perfect.

3 weeks ago

 Bethel Park junior setter Brandon Thorsen is an All-WPIAL Class AAA second-team selection.

South Xtra: Bethel Park shapes up as a volleyball power for next year

Bethel Park lost in the PIAA volleyball quarterfinals, but the Black Hawks expect to have plenty of talented players returning.

3 weeks ago

East Xtra: Obama Academy's surprising run ends

Eagles fall in PIAA volleyball semifinals to District 10 champion Saegertown.

3 weeks ago

Quaker Valley falls short in lacrosse semifinal

The Quakers stunned defending champion Garnet Valley by taking a 9-5 second-half lead but couldn’t hold it in a PIAA girls semifinal.

3 weeks ago

 Fox Chapel’s Jack Reese, right, spikes against Seneca Valley’s John Dofi Tuesday in a WPIAL Class AAA semifinal match at North Allegheny.

Fox Chapel outduels Seneca Valley

In a rematch of the WPIAL championship, the Foxes outlast the Raiders to earn a spot in the Class AAA championship game.

3 weeks ago

High school notebook: Penn-Trafford hires Penn Hills' Rocco

Jim Rocco was the boys basketball coach for 19 seasons at Penn Hills, where he won two WPIAL titles, a PIAA title and 257 games.

4 weeks ago

 After 15 seasons, North Allegheny will have a new wrestling coach.  Credit Ken Wunderley/Tri-State Sports & News Service

New coach comes to town at North Allegheny

Four-time NCAA Division I All-American Sanshiro Abe will be the new wrestling coach for the Tigers.

4 weeks ago

Quaker Valley reaches semifinals for the first time

The Quakers make it to the semifinals of the PIAA girls lacrosse game for the first time, after defeating Mt. Lebanon.

1 month ago

Fox Chapel wins, gears up for familiar foe in volleyball semifinals

Fox Chapel boys volleyball team defeats Bethel Park to advance to the semifinals. Next up is Seneca Valley.

1 month ago