Central Catholic defensive back Damar Hamlin had a steadying hand in the Vikings staunch defense last season.

High School Notebook: WPIAL recruit Hamlin still has busy summer

Damar Hamlin, the highly touted defensive back from Central Catholic, has traveled throughout the country for camps and college visits.

3 days ago

 Clairton standout Lamont Wade is a five-star recruit with his choice of colleges to choose from.

South Xtra: Clairton's Wade is counting stars

Standout junior is one of the top football players in the country, and he is a five-star recruit to prove it.

5 days ago

 South Fayette teammates pose for photos after defeating Dunmore in the PIAA Class AA championship game at Hersheypark Stadium in December.

PIAA still undecided on adding more football classifications

Pennsylvania high school football might go from four to six classifications, but the PIAA wants districts to think about it more first.

6 days ago

 This is an artist's rendition of how West Field at William W. Knight Memorial Park will look after renovation work has been completed.

South Xtra: Munhall's West Field getting the ultimate makeover

Thanks to a grant from the Campbell Foundation, historic West Field in Munhall is getting a $6 million facelift.

1 week ago

 A concrete grandstand at the old West Field in Munhall has been torn down to make way for a new complex.

South Xtra: Historic Munhall field was a playground for legends

West Field, which is being torn down and rebuilt, played host to legends such as Josh Gibson and the Homestead Grays.

1 week ago

 Central Catholic defensive back Damar Hamlin is ranked among the top players in the country.

East/West Xtra: Central Catholic senior's stock is rising

Damar Hamlin is one of the top cornerbacks in the WPIAL and attracting plenty of college interest.

1 week ago

West Xtra: Washington values post as new Hopewell football coach

Aliquippa grad Mark Washington hopes to turn around Hopewell’s football program.

2 weeks ago

 Cornell's Dane Jackson has been a driving force, both on the basketball court and on the football field. Because of his efforts, Jackson was chosen as the West Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

West Xtra: Two-sport standout Jackson is Male High School Athlete of the Year

Dane Jackson was a standout in two sports at two schools — Cornell and Quaker Valley — and is the Male High School Athlete of the Year.

3 weeks ago

 Mars Area's Ori Rinaman finished first in the Class AAA 300-meter hurdles at the WPIAL track championships and was a standout in football while earning the North Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

North Xtra: Mars Area athlete is out of this world

Track and football standout Ori Rinaman lands North Xtra Athlete of the Year honor.

3 weeks ago

 Steel Valley's Brandon Donovan, driving around Laurel Highlands' Andy Cavinee, was a standout in basketball, baseball and football.

South Xtra: Steel Valley's Donovan is Male High School Athlete of the Year

Steel Valley’s three-sport standout Brandon Donovan is the South Xtra Male High School Athlete of the Year.

3 weeks ago

South Xtra: Former assistant succeeds Loughran as South Park football coach

Former assistant Marty Reick steps into the sizable shoes left by the departure of longtime South Park football coach Tom Loughran.

3 weeks ago

 Jeannette's Julian Batts finished as the second-leading scorer in Jayhawks' history and was a standout quarterback for the football team. Batts was chosen as the East Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

East Xtra: Jeannette athlete a two-sport star

Basketball, football standout Julian Batts is East Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

3 weeks ago