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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


North Xtra: North Hills junior has wrestling in his blood

Gage Curry comes from a family of wrestlers, including his father and his mother.

6 days ago


South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle golfer returns to Peters Township

Joe Deegan moves up in class, but first must make golf team roster.

6 days ago


West Xtra: West Allegheny golfer shows maturity on course

Jake Gazella thinks the biggest improvement he is making as a golfer isn‘‍t with his swing but between his ears.

1 week ago


 South Park's Jake Wentzel, top, defeated Butler Area's Cody Houston during the season-opening Chartiers-Houston Invitational last December.

South Xtra: South Park junior keeps on working

South Park‘‍s Jake Wentzel is making good use of the offseason to improve his performance on the mats.

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


East Xtra: Franklin phenom Lee seeks a world Cadet wrestling title

Winning a state title as a freshman is just one of many significant goals Franklin‘‍s Spencer Lee has on his agenda.

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


 Mt. Lebanon's Kellan Stout, front, wrestling Latrobe's Zack Zavatsky in the PIAA Class AAA 182-pound final last March at the Giant Center in Hershey, has won more matches than any wrestler in Blue Devils history.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebo's Stout working to build his own legacy

Already the owner of the school record for victories, Mt. Lebanon‘ wrestler Kellan Stout works to improve.

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


 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



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