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 Alison Riske of Peters Township.

Venus no match for Stephens, 22, at French Open

Peters Township’s Alison Riske joins the elder Williams in a first-round exit at Roland Garros.

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 Robert Clifford of Hampton, left, tries to stop Canon-McMillan's Benjamin Ward at the recent WPIAL Division II boys lacrosse championships at Highmark Stadium.

Lacrosse faces hurdles for growth in Western Pennsylvania

While the game continues to grow in many regions of the U.S., notably on the other side of the state, lacrosse in this area has work to do.

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 Beaver Falls' Dom Perretta sets the pace in the boys Class AA 1600-meter run at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.

High school notebook: Beaver Falls junior makes a run at history

Beaver Falls junior Dom Perretta won the 800 and 1,600, and now sets his sights on unprecedented titles next year.

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 Knoch's Jordan Geist competes in the boys Class AAA shot put at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University. Geist won the event.

Knoch sophomore Jordan Geist earns more gold

Jordan Geist, a sophomore, won two gold medals at the PIAA track and field championships, and he’s ready for more.

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Latrobe senior Chad Kissell adds to family gold

Latrobe High School sees gold for the first time in 65 years from senior Chad Kissell in Class AAA singles tennis.

3 days ago


 Brian Ward, left, celebrates Dan Lee's winning goal, with Ean Cafaro in double overtime,  Mt. Lebanon winning 9-8  against  North Allegheny WPIAL Div. 1 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

LaCrosse: Mt. Lebanon prevails in double overtime

The Blue Devils edge North Allegheny in WPIAL Division I boys lacrosse championship.

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 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the Javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University launching a meet record 182' 8" on her first throw of the competition. Friday, May 22, 2015.

Connellsville's Wiltrout obliterates girls' PIAA javelin record, then gets hurt

PIAA track and field: Connellsville sophomore Wiltrout sets girls’ javelin record before elbow injury shortens her day.

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 Dante DiBucci, left, celebrates the goal of Nicholas Grabowski,  making the score Hampton 13 and Canon McMillan 10 in WPIAL Div. 2 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015.  Canon-McMillan #31 Colin Torpey watches. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

Hampton goes on scoring run for Division II lacrosse title

Talbots score 8 of 9 goals in one stretch to topple Canon-McMillan.

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Fox Chapel, Ambridge claim boys volleyball titles

The Bridgers claimed their fourth consecutive Class AA title and seventh in eight years.

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WPIAL players dominate on first day of PIAA tennis

All of the Class AA representatives reach the semifinals for the third year in a row.

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PIAA Class AAA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AAA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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 West Mifflin's Todd Sekowski, left, edges Kiski Area's Kianta Britton to win the AAA 100 meter dash at the WPIAL track championships last week at Baldwin.

West Mifflin speedster Todd Sekowski runs bases and the track

As it turns out, Todd Sekowski is a man for one season, starring on the Titans baseball team before winning a WPIAL championship in track.

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 Quaker Valley's Annie Henry moves the ball against Mt. Lebanon's Sophia Klaber during the WPIAL Division I championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Quaker Valley girls trump Mt. Lebanon in Division I lacrosse title game

The Quakers got revenge against the Blue Devils to win the Division I WPIAL championship.

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 Shaler’s Ashley Warren, left, and McKenna Ash celebrate after defeating Blackhawk in the WPIAL Division II championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Shaler's 2nd-half surge nets another Division II girls lacrosse title

The Titans won a third consecutive championship Thursday night with a 7-1 victory against Blackhawk.

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 Washington's DeQuay Isbell heads to the finish line to win the Class AA 200-meter dash at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

South Xtra: After some near misses, Washington's Isbell finally wins WPIAL gold

After dealing with some frustration from past years, Wash High’s DeQuay Isbell relishes his success at WPIAL championship meet.

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 South Fayette's Rachel Helbling wins the Class AAA 400-meter run at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

South/West Xtra: South Fayette freshman runs to a WPIAL championship

Rachel Helbling surprised many — even her own coaches and teammates — by winning the 400-meter dash title at the WPIAL championship meet.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Ean Cafaro, working against Central Catholic's Connor Quinlan during a match earlier this season, and his Blue Devils teammates will pursue a WPIAL championship tonight at Highmark Stadium.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon to face North Allegheny for WPIAL lacrosse title

Mt. Lebanon is hoping to change the script this year as it plays for the WPIAL Division 1 boys lacrosse championship.

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 Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden returns a ball against Latrobe's Chad Kissell in the WPIAL Class AAA singles championship at The Club in Monroeville.

South Xtra: Canon-McMillan's Gladden gets ready for a run at state tennis title

Chris Gladden, a junior at Canon-McMillan, is using an opponent to help him prepare for the PIAA singles tournament.

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North Xtra: Three favorites, big surprise advance to WPIAL finals

Obama Academy joins top-ranked boys volleyball teams in quest for championship.

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 Woodland Hills’ Isaiah Brooks, shown competing in the long jump April 17 at the Butler Invitational, will be a triple threat at the PIAA meet, competing in the 200-meter dash, long jump and triple jump.

East Xtra: Woodland Hills standout a triple threat

Isaiah Brooks wins WPIAL gold in three events, now turns to PIAA championships.

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 Latrobe's Chad Kissell returns a shot against Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden at the WPIAL Class AAA singles championships at the Racquet Club in Monroeville. The WPIAL champion will be a prohibitive favorite at the PIAA tournament beginning today in Hershey, Pa.

East Xtra: Latrobe's Kissell set for sizable challenge

WPIAL champ confident in quest for PIAA Class AAA tennis championship.

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East Xtra: Latrobe hurdler wins first WPIAL gold

Maddy Mueseler takes 300-meter hurdles in record time, now eager for shot at PIAA title.

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 Beaver Falls' Domenic Perretta broke his own record in the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 51.50 sec­onds, and he broke a 10-year old record in the 1,600 with a time of 4:26.55.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls' Perretta couldn't wait to defend his track titles

Dom Perretta was so eager to run in the WPIAL championship meet that he had a tough time sleeping last week.

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 West Allegheny's Lauren Costa wins the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

West Xtra: West Allegheny's Costa doubles her fun at WPIAL meet

West Allegheny senior Lauren Costa won two sprint titles at last week’s WPIAL championship meet.

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 Carlynton's Luke Phillips returns a serve against Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter in the WPIAL Class AA singles championship at The Club in Monroeville.       Original Filename: 20150408pdTennis01.jpg

West Xtra: Carlynton sophomore eager to test his skills in PIAA tennis

Luke Phillips, a sophomore at Carlynton, figures to face tough singles competition at state championships.

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 Fox Chapel's Elias Graca heads to the finish line to win the Class AAA 800 at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel senior gets shot at redemption

WPIAL champion Elias Graca is ready for another run at 800-meter title.

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 North Allegheny's Madeleine Davison wins the 1600-meter run at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

North Xtra: North Allegheny junior doubles her WPIAL fun

Madeleine Davison cruises to Class AAA titles in 1,600 and 3,200 to set up a date this weekend in Shippensburg.

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North Xtra: Surprising Hampton plays for WPIAL title

Talbots meet Canon-McMillan for their second Division II boys lacrosse championship in past four years.

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North Xtra: North Allegheny junior eyes rare repeat

Jared Isaacs is defending doubles champ in tennis and looks to add another PIAA title with Richard Hoffman.

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North Xtra: North Hills' Curry is all American

Standout wrestler decides to continue his career at university in Washington.

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 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University, launching a meet record 182 feet, eight inches on her first throw of the competition.

Connellsville High School sophomore breaks PIAA Class AAA javelin record

Madison Wiltrout smashed the PIAA Class AAA championship meet record in the javelin today at Shippensburg University.

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WPIAL lacrosse semifinals: Short-handed goals lift Quaker Valley past Shady Side

Emily Kraus and Kayla Foster scored short-handed goals 17 seconds apart in the final two minutes of the first half to key a victory.

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Mt. Lebanon storms past Pine-Richland, 10-6

High school lacrosse playoffs: Blue Devils advance to Division I championship.

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High school notebook: New coach Antonelli guides Central Valley to a first

First-year baseball coach Ray Antonelli has turned the Warriors into a winner.

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 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton is headed to Pitt for football, but was just as impressive at the WPIAL track championships Thursday at Baldwin.

Football stars put on a show at WPIAL track and field finals

Three Division I recruits leave Baldwin Stadium with gold medals, and one standout did it in record fashion.

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 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout continues to leave her mark on WPIAL history every time she throws the javelin.

Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout ravages old record in WPIAL meet by nearly 40 feet

Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout shatters WPIAL javelin record.

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 Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter, the team's No. 1 singles player, missed the championship match in the team tournament due to injury, but the Panthers prevailed against Winchester Thurston.

North/West Xtra: Sewickley makes it an even dozen

Boys tennis team heads to Hershey after capturing its 12th WPIAL title in a row.

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 North Allegheny’s Matt McGoey leads the pack in the 3200-meter run at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Invitational April 11 at West Mifflin High School.

North Xtra: North Allegheny wins another title

Track and field team captures its 11th WPIAL championship behind a total team effort.

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 Pine-Richland's Kat Quigley, one of the top hurdlers in the WPIAL, is on her way to winning the 100-meter hurdles title April 17 at the Butler Invitational.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland hurdler at the top of her game

Kat Quigley learns the event on a whim and is now one of the best in the WPIAL.

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 Central Catholic's Ron George, a Duquesne resident and one of the top sprinters in the district, missed competing in the WPIAL championship meet due to a hamstring injury.

South/East Xtra: Injury shelves Central Catholic sprinter from Duquesne

Central Catholic’s Ron George, a Duquesne resident, was a WPIAL champion last year, but an injury prevented him from defending his title.

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South Xtra: South Park's Stanley still throwing it long

Sarah Stanley, a senior at South Park High School, is the odds-on-favorite to win the WPIAL Class AA javelin championship.

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 Josh Meyer, who plays on Upper St. Clair's No. 1 doubles team, returns a shot against Shady Side Academy in the WPIAL Class AAA team tennis championship.

South Xtra: WPIAL title in tow, Upper St. Clair heads to state tournament

Upper St. Clair, the WPIAL Class AAA boys tennis champion, travels to Hershey in search of state honors.

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East Xtra: Obama Academy trio headed to states

City League titlists will play for PIAA tennis honors.

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 Hempfield Area's Ally Leasure competes in the girls long jump at the Baldwin Invitational.

East Xtra: Hempfield girls make it four in a row

Narrow 78-72 victory against Mt. Lebanon earns track and field team another WPIAL title.

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West Xtra: Beaver savors sweep of Class AA team track titles

Beaver Area becomes the first Class AA school in more than two decades to win the boys and girls team track titles in the same season.

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West Xtra: Carlynton senior overcomes adversity to excel in several sports

Conor Richardson is bound for Duquesne on a basketball scholarship, but she has starred in several sports.

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WPIAL Boys Class AAA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top four finishers in each event qualify for the

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