College Sports


South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon grad is new 'voice' of UCLA sports

Mt. Lebanon native Bill Roth will become the “voice” of one of the nation’s most prestigious college athletic departments.

2 days ago


 Nick Sell, a North Allegheny graduate, was a first-team All-PSAC West third baseman this season and leaves Seton Hill as one of its top hitters of all time.

East Xtra: Seton Hill's season ends in heartbreaker

Griffins’ baseball team ousted in region final on walk-off home run in 13th inning.

2 days ago


Twelve local college teams earn high academic marks

NCAA bestows “Public Recognition Awards” on teams for high marks in retaining and graduating athletes.

3 days ago


 Ian Happ, Cincinnati baseball.

Former Mt. Lebanon High School standout Ian Happ becomes a top baseball draft prospect

Ian Happ, now starring at Cincinnati, is named  AAC player of the year and is on the watch list for the Golden Spikes Award.

4 days ago


 Brendan McKay is a pitcher with the Louisville Cardinals.

ACC honors pour in for ex-Blackhawk High School pitcher

Brendan McKay, now a sensation at Louisville, earns several ACC honors in his freshman season.

5 days ago


NCAA basketball rules changes afoot

NCAA basketball rules committee recommends 30-second shot clock and other rules to increase scoring and speed up pace.

1 week ago


NCAA men’s basketball rules committee proposes rule changes

Before they take effect next season, the recommendations must be approved by the NCAA playing rules oversight panel.

1 week ago


 Chris Miller, a graduate of Serra Catholic High School, was named first-team All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference as a catcher. Miller plays for Seton Hill University.

South/East Xtra: Serra alumnus finds a home behind plate at Seton Hill

After a shaky start, Serra grad Chris Miller earns all-conference honors with the Seton Hill baseball team.

2 weeks ago


 Matt Seifert, left, and Nick Goodell go up for a block during Penn State’s victory against Sacred Heart.

West Xtra: Ambridge grad closing out career at Penn State with a flourish

Although sidelines by an injury, Nick Goodell has a chance to finish his Penn State volleyball career on the college sport’s biggest stage.

3 weeks ago


 Alexis Bosilovic, a Hampton resident and a Sewickley Academy graduate, plays women's lacrosse for Catholic University and was recently selected to play for the Italian national team.

North Xtra: Sewickley alumna goes national

Alexis Bosilovic, a sophomore lacrosse player at Catholic University, is chosen to play for Italian national team.

3 weeks ago


 Slippery Rock's Ashley West, a Pine-Richland graduate, is among the top female high jumpers in NCAA Division II.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland grad reaching new heights

Slippery Rock junior Ashley West is establishing herself as a top high jumper in NCAA Division II.

3 weeks ago


North Xtra: La Roche earns berth in AMCC playoffs

Strong start in conference play helps women’s softball team wrap up No. 4 seed.

3 weeks ago


Former local standout Sean Hickey has good shot to be drafted

Franklin Regional grad and Syracuse offensive lineman Sean Hickey might get the NFL draft call this week.

3 weeks ago


 Nick Sell, a North Allegheny graduate, is a standout third baseman for Seton Hill University and among the leaders in home runs and RBIs in NCAA Division II.

North/East Xtra: North Allegheny grad a Seton Hill slugger

Nick Sell among the NCAA Division II leaders in home runs as power-hitting third baseman for the Griffins.

1 month ago



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