High School Sports


 Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders, who is rated as one of the top junior running backs in the country by several recruiting websites, verbally committed to Penn State.

East Xtra: Woodland Hills' Sanders first to commit to PSU for class of 2016

Miles Sanders is rated one of the top junior running backs in the country.

6 days ago


East Xtra: Moving up, down still weighing on Kiski's Worthing

Junior wrestler moved up in weight class last year, but faces same decision once again.

6 days ago


West Xtra: Carlynton coach ready for transition

Mauro Monz takes over football program as it moves up to Class AA.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Fox Chapel golfer eyeing shot at Junior Ryder Cup

Patrick Sheerer qualifies for the Junior PGA Championship in Texas, with a Ryder Cup exemption on the line.

6 days ago


 Woodland Hills' Miles Sanders gets into the end zone for a touchdown against Upper St. Clair.

Woodland Hills running back Sanders commits to Penn State

Miles Sanders, who graduates in 2016, is Penn State's first committed recruit for that class.

1 week ago


 Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead has a top list of five schools he is considering -- Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Ohio State and, most recently added, Alabama.

West Xtra: Central Valley's Whitehead adds 'Bama to his recruiting list

Jordan Whitehead already had an impressive list of college suitors, but he added one of the nation‘‍s premier programs this week.

1 week ago


East Xtra: Hempfield's Pilato nearing college decision

Pitt heads list for talented 6-foot-7, 300-pound offensive lineman.

1 week ago


 Penn-Trafford's Cameron Coy defeated Franklin Regional's Tyler Smith for the WPIAL Class AAA title at 132 pounds.

East Xtra: Penn-Trafford standout targets national title

Cameron Coy continues wrestling success by qualifying for USA cadet championships.

1 week ago


 In addition to being a standout in football and basketball, Gateway's Montae Nicholson also won two gold medals at the PIAA track championships.

East Xtra: Gateway three-sport standout Nicholson moves on to Michigan State

Montae Nicholson is a repeat winner of Post-Gazette East Xtra honor.

2 weeks ago


 Maddie Holmberg set a WPIAL record in the 300-meter hurdles this season.

East Xtra: Hempfield's Holmberg grabs another accolade

Already the Post-Gazette‘‍s choice as female co-athlete of the year in the daily, she adds East Xtra honors as well.

2 weeks ago


 Brendan McKay put together an amazing senior year going 8-1 with a 0.55 ERA with 130 strikeouts in 63 innings.

West Xtra: Blackhawk's McKay had opponents firing blanks

Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay produced a season for the ages on his way to many honors.

2 weeks ago


 Fort Cherry's Jenna Lucas set a school record in the javelin throw on her way to her second consecutive PIAA Class AA title.

West Xtra: Fort Cherry's Lucas gets to the point

A two-time state champion in the javelin, Jenna Lucas is one talented athlete.

2 weeks ago


 Shaler Area's Brianna Schwartz, who along with Hempfield's Maddie Holmberg was the Post-Gazette's Female Co-Athlete of the Year, is among the best -- if not the best -- female high school distance runner in WPIAL history. She is also the North Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

North Xtra: North Hills' Bostick exceled in four sports during memorable senior year

Noah Bostick competed in four sports as a senior at North Hills and did well enough in each to earn special mention.

2 weeks ago


 South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh finishes this season with 3,897 yards to break the WPIAL single-season passing record.

South Xtra: Record-setting South Fayette QB earns high honor

Brett Brumbaugh‘‍s production on the football field and basketball court earns him special mention.

2 weeks ago


 McGuffey's Sammie Weiss is the South Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

South Xtra: Two-sport standout Weiss puts McGuffey on the map

Sammie Weiss‘‍ achievements in basketball and softball has earned her a special honor.

2 weeks ago


 When North Allegheny's Clay Byerly, right, defeated Butler Area's Ryan Hannon during the third-place consolation match at 182 pounds in the WPIAL Class AAA tournament last March, Hannon didn't get to go to Hershey.

South/East/West/North Xtra: New guidelines give WPIAL wrestlers one more spot at state tournament

The PIAA‘‍s decision to expand the tournament field in each weight class means WPIAL wrestlers get one more berth.

3 weeks ago


South Xtra: Peters junior mows down competition on the links

Peters Township golfer Jake Sollon dominates at West Penn Junior championship.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: New Norwin coach hunts right formula

Coming together as a team top priority for new football coach Dave Brozeski.

3 weeks ago


 Greater Latrobe's Luke Pletcher defeated Parkland's Ethan Lizak, 3-2, at the Powerade Christmas Tournament in December to win the 120-pound weight class title.

East Xtra: Latrobe's Pletcher works to make dream a reality

Wrestler halfway there to joining elite club with four PIAA titles.

3 weeks ago


North Xtra: Former assistant in charge at Butler

Patrick Hammonds steps in to continue the success of Golden Tornado hockey team.

3 weeks ago


 Northgate coach T.J. Wiley had his first head coaching job at Penn-Trafford in 2009 when he was just 29 years old.

North/East Xtra: Coach returns for Northgate Part II

T.J. Wiley returns to coach football team after a one-year stint at Deer Lakes.

3 weeks ago



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