High School Sports


Varsity Xtra: Cornell's Jackson among elite company for area athletes

Dane Jackson belongs in the same class of athletes as Western Pennsylvania legends such as Darrelle Revis, Terrelle Pryor and Major Harris.

Varsity Notebook: Rowan drawing national attention

Maverick Rowan is one of the most heavily recruited basketball players from Western Pennsylvania in the past few decades. Well, he is "sort



Chartiers Valley's McConnell gets win No. 500

Tim McConnell, Chartiers Valley's boys basketball coach, won his 500th game when Chartiers Valley defeated visiting Peters Township, 86-55.

New Castle stays in hunt

New Castle remains in hunt for section title with win against Ambridge.


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North Allegheny has no trouble adapting to new coach on ice

North Allegheny is currently riding a six-game unbeaten streak in which it has gone 5-0-1 and has a two-point lead over Moon for first

Belle Vernon reaches wrestling semifinals for first time

Belle Vernon advanced to the semifinals of the WPIAL Class AAA team tournament for the first time in school history Wednesday night at home.


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Boys Basketball: Chartiers Valley coach wins 500th

Mike White reports that Chartiers Valley boys basketball coach Tim McConnell won his 500th career game Friday. "Take Tim

High School Highlights (Jan. 31, 2015)

New Castle stays in hunt

(Photo: South Fayette's Jack Relihan drives to the basket against Montour's K.J. Rhodes

Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the Week (1.29.15): Jonny David and Sam Breen

Mt. Lebanon’s Jonny David and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic’s Sam Breen, two basketball standouts, nab this week’s honors.

Athletes of the week: 1.22.15

Quaker Valley hockey star Connor Quinn and McGuffey girls basketball star Sammie Weiss are the PG’s athletes of the week.



Where are they now?: 1.23.15

The Major League Baseball draft isn't until June, but one former WPIAL player already has received a high rating for the draft.

South Xtra: Gettin' ready for another 'hoops year'

As high school basketball season is about to tip off, here’s what you need to know.



Kouyate presiding for Obama soccer

A look at player of the year Abe Kouyate and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area team for boys soccer.

Murphy's law lifted Big Macs in soccer

A look at player of the year Kyra Murphy and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area girls soccer team.



The Fumbler: Saying goodbye with final four picks

Sad as it is, another football season comes to a close this weekend with PIAA title games in Hershey, Pa.

The Fumbler's juggling act sees a WPIAL sweep

The four WPIAL champions are expected to win their PIAA semifinal matchups this weekend to earn a trip to Hershey, Pa.





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