Lewisburg's Joseph Bhangdia, right, fights for the ball against South Park's Mitchell Roell in the first half of the PIAA Class AA boys championship game Saturday in Hershey, Pa.

South Xtra: South Park unable to shake nerves in PIAA final

Boys soccer team fails to overcome unbeaten Lewisburg as its season ends with shutout loss.

3 days ago

 Members of the Upper St. Clair team celebrate their 2-1 victory against Central Bucks East in the PIAA Class AAA girls championship Saturday in Hershey, Pa.

South Xtra: Upper St. Clair girls soccer team joins elite company

Emma Hasco’s two goals in PIAA Class AAA final help Panthers go out on top with gold medal.

3 days ago

North Xtra: Loss in final fails to dampen Seneca Valley's season

Boys soccer team loses in PIAA Class AAA championship, but enjoys quite a remarkable season.

3 days ago

North/West Xtra: Loss in WPIAL semifinals fuels Sewickley Academy's PIAA run

Inspired Panthers rally for five consecutive wins after loss and defeat East Juniata, 3-0, for Class A state championship.

3 days ago

 Seneca Valley players hold their runner-up trophy after their loss 2-0 to undefeated Central Bucks East in  the PIAA CLASS AAA boys soccer championship Saturday.

PIAA boys soccer: Seneca Valley falls short of Class AAA upset

The Raiders were shut out by unbeaten juggernaut Central Bucks East, but the game was closer than the score indicates.

6 days ago

 Members of the Upper St. Clair girls soccer team celebrate thier 2-0 victory against Central Bucks East in the PIAA Class AAA championship Saturday.

PIAA girls soccer: Upper St. Clair locks up Class AAA championship

The Panthers took down powerful Central Bucks East to claim a PIAA title for the WPIAL.

6 days ago

 Lewisburg's Joseph Bhangdia, right, fights for the ball against South Park's Mitchell Roell in the first half of the PIAA Class AA boys soccer championship Saturday.

PIAA boys soccer: South Park’s early promise fades away in loss

The Eagles fell to unbeaten Lewisburg in the Class AA final Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium.

6 days ago

Shutout brings home another crown for Sewickley Academy boys soccer

The Panthers blanked the Tigers to claim their second PIAA championship in the past three seasons.

1 week ago

Western Pennsylvania soccer figure gets Hall of Fame nod

Peggy Neason, 65, of Monongahela, will be inducted into the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame in January for her work in this area.

1 week ago

 Seneca Valley's Jacob King, left, and Canon-McMillan's Luke Maher fight for possession in a game earlier this month.

PIAA boys soccer preview: Seneca Valley rides momentum to Class AAA final

The third seed out of the WPIAL is making its first appearance in the championship Saturday in Hershey, Pa.

1 week ago

 Upper St. Clair's Jessica Murphy, left, and goalie Nikki Gibbons hug after their 2-1 win against undefeated Norwin to adavnce to PIAA final today.

Upper St. Clair girls soccer eyes first PIAA title

The Panthers fell short in the WPIAL final but have since roared back and stand on the verge of taking a state championship.

1 week ago

 Ryan Weigold, of Freeport, for this week's athlete of the week.

Post-Gazette Athletes of the Week

Freeport quarterback Ryan Weigold and Upper St. Clair soccer standout Maddy Rocks get top honors for their performances in the postseason.

1 week ago

 Upper St. Clair's Elaina Walnoha, left, celebrates the team's second goal against undefeated Norwin winning 2-1 the PIAA semi-final match and a trip to the state championship in Hershey.

Girls soccer: Panthers start fast en route to PIAA championship game

Goal in 13 seconds lifts Upper St. Clair to victory in semis.

1 week ago

Boys soccer roundup: Playoff run continues for Raiders

Seneca Valley clinches berth in final with shutout of Springfield-Delco.

1 week ago

Boys soccer roundup: Shutout puts South Park into PIAA Class AA semifinals

The Eagles’ defense stymied Mars and helped the team seal a 2-0 win in the quarterfinals Saturday.

1 week ago

Girls soccer roundup: Upper St. Clair reaches PIAA Class AAA semifinals with double-OT goal

Emma Hasco’s struck for the Panthers with two minutes remaining the in second overtime against Central Bucks South on Saturday.

1 week ago

 The Mars Area girls soccer team raises its trophy after its championship win Saturday against South Park at Highmark Stadium.

North Xtra: Adaptable junior epitomizes Class AA girls soccer champion Mars

The Planets knew they could move around Annabel Hnath between positions, and she and her teammates lived up to high expectations.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: Avonworth falls short of ultimate goal in boys soccer final

The Antelopes believe they were more than ready to win a title, but just couldn’t quite pull it off in the WPIAL Class A title game.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: Mars Area boys soccer falls one rally short of winning WPIAL

The Planets came back on South Fayette, as they’re accustomed to doing, but couldn’t bring back the Class AA championship.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Canon-McMillan relies on midseason mantra to capture boys soccer title

The Big Macs embraced their team approach all the way until the end of the WPIAL postseason, which ended with another championship.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Boys soccer championship extends impressive streak for Seton-LaSalle

After a few down years — by their standards — the Rebels rediscovered their winning ways in the Class A WPIAL title game against Avonworth.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: No shame in Class AAA loss for Upper St. Clair girls soccer

The Panthers fell short of knocking off top-seeded Norwin, but they received some strong play from bright spots along the way.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Class AA final loss doesn't hurt South Park's bond

The Eagles had an interesting season of WPIAL play before falling against Mars Area in the title game.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Norwin finds redemption in form of WPIAL soccer title

The Knights had plenty of motivation to turn this year into a dream season, and they still do.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Soccer success continues for Greensburg Central Catholic girls

The Centurions received a rare challenge in the WPIAL final last week against Charleroi, but still took home the Class A championship.

2 weeks ago

South/West Xtra: Boys soccer no longer South Fayette's only title-less fall sports team

The Lions have built a championship culture in several sports, and now they can add one more team to their trophy case.

2 weeks ago

 Erie Cathedral Prep's Richard Blanchard, left, and Canon-McMillan's Ryan Burke battle during first round PIAA playoff game at Mars Area High School.

High School Soccer: Foxes win in shootout

Senior defenseman Yarden Solomon scored a goal that put the Foxes into the PIAA quarterfinals for the first time in seven years.

2 weeks ago

 Greensburg Central Catholic's Bailey Cartwright

Greensburg Central Catholic junior sets mark in 4-0 victory

PIAA girls soccer and field hockey: Bailey Cartwright scored two goals to reach 79 this season to establish a single-season record.

2 weeks ago

Greensburg Central Catholic wins another WPIAL Class A girls soccer title

Centurions strike in overtime  to top Charleroi; Mars slips past South Park in Class AA championship on a penalty kick.

2 weeks ago

 Connor Egan hugs coach Rob Eldridge after South Fayette won the WPIAL Class AA championship Saturday night at Highmark Stadium.

Seton-LaSalle wins WPIAL Class A championship in overtime

South Fayette edges Mars, 3-2, in Class AA title match.

2 weeks ago

Canon-McMillan wins Class AAA boys soccer crown in overtime

A couple of late goals helped the Big Macs knock off the Foxes in a thriller for the WPIAL Class AAA boys championship.

3 weeks ago

Norwin shuts out Upper St. Clair for Class AAA girls soccer title

The Knights stayed perfect this season with a 3-0 victory against the Panthers for their first championship in almost two decades.

3 weeks ago

East Xtra: Surprising Kiski Area makes impressive playoff run

Cavaliers stun North Allegheny and Allderdice to make it to Class AAA boys soccer semifinals.

3 weeks ago

North/West Xtra: Sewickley Academy senior making an impact

Matt Teitelbaum making big contributions on and off the soccer field.

3 weeks ago

 Mars' Emily Scaletta looks to kick the ball downfield during a Sept. 30 game against Highlands.

Mars-South Park meeting in WPIAL Class AA girls soccer title game in a rare event

Despite their long-running success, Mars and South Park have only met once before in WPIAL Class AA girls soccer title game.

3 weeks ago

Familiar foes meet in Class A WPIAL championship

Avonworth and Seton-La Salle split regular season meetings en route to the title game Saturday.

3 weeks ago

WPIAL boys soccer roundup: Big Macs, Foxes reach AAA final

Canon-McMillan both played for and won its only title in 2012.

3 weeks ago

WPIAL girls soccer roundup: Norwin reaches AAA title game

This will be the Knights’ first trip to the final since 2010.

3 weeks ago

Mars rallies late, edges Montour in overtime

Boys soccer roundup: The Planets overcome a 3-0 deficit, slip past Spartans to reach semifinals.

4 weeks ago

 Seneca Valley's Cassidy Testa stretches for the ball against Oakland Catholic in the first half of their WPIAL first-round playoff match Saturday at Seneca Valley. Seneca Valley won the match, 1-0.

North Xtra: Rugged section prepares Seneca Valley for postseason

Raiders’ girls soccer team emerges as only Section 2-AAA co-champ to win in first round.

4 weeks ago

North Xtra: Coach helps to instill winning attitude at North Hills

Indians’ boys soccer team follows the lead of Jared Steigerwald and turns program into a winner.

4 weeks ago

South Xtra: Belle Vernon sees gold in girls soccer

Leopards capture Class AA Section 4 championship and open postseason with a win.

4 weeks ago

Soccer scoring leaders

Final regular season boys and girls scoring leaders for WPIAL teams

4 weeks ago

 South Park vs Highlands: Highlands Kyla Kelley, left,  heads a throw in against South Park Mikaela Tranter,center, Highlands Alexis Bengel, right.

High School Soccer: Big Macs ousted by upstart Foxes

Fox Chapel pulled off the only upset of the WPIAL Class AAA girls quarterfinals.

1 month ago