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Chartiers Valley's McConnell gets win No. 500

Tim McConnell, Chartiers Valley's boys basketball coach, won his 500th game when Chartiers Valley defeated visiting Peters Township, 86-55.

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 South Fayette's Jack Relihan drives to the basket against Montour's K.J. Rhodes Friday night.

New Castle stays in hunt

New Castle remains in hunt for section title with win against Ambridge.

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 Lincoln Park's Maverick Rowan, right, (with the ball) is fouled during first half action of the PIAA Championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. March 21, 2014

Varsity Notebook: Rowan drawing national attention

Maverick Rowan is one of the most heavily recruited basketball players from Western Pennsylvania in the past few decades. Well, he is "sort

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 Hopewell's Abby Losco grabs a loose ball from Blackhawk's Gigi Piocquidio Thursday night. Blackhawk won, 67-32.

High school basketball highlights: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic trips Quigley Catholic

No.3 Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic beat No. 2 and visiting Quigley Catholic, 57-47, in a Class A girls non-section basketball game.

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 Cornell's Dane Jackson leads the basketball team with 29.4 points per game and was the starting quarterback at Quaker Valley (Cornell does not have a football team).

Varsity Xtra: Cornell's Jackson among elite company for area athletes

Dane Jackson belongs in the same class of athletes as Western Pennsylvania legends such as Darrelle Revis, Terrelle Pryor and Major Harris.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 30

Box scores from Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

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Boys basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League boys basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

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Girls basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League girls basketball scoring leaders through Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

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P-G Basketball Rankings

Through Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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South Xtra: Junior star leading West Mifflin

Karlyn Garner has helped the girls basketball team to one of its best starts in history.

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 Dominique Keyes, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, leads Steel Valley in scoring with a 19.8 points per game average.

South Xtra: Steel Valley still in section title chase

Despite tough losses, boys basketball team in the hunt in Section 4-AAA.

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South Xtra: Char-Houston senior making his point

Alec Ferrari is leading scorer for boys basketball team at 22.5 points per game.

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 Plum's James Edwards pulls down a rebound against McKeesport  during last Friday's Section 2-AAAA game.

East Xtra: Plum junior helping Mustangs muscle up

James Edwards developing into a top player in the WPIAL for boys basketball team.

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East Xtra: Riverview vies for WPIAL playoff bid

Girls basketball team ready for run behind five returning starters.

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East Xtra: Ellis School close to ending drought

Basketball team turning the corner and nears a rare playoff berth.

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West Xtra: Riverside girls work their way to success

After a bit of an off season, the Riverside girls basketball team has come back strong this year.

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 Aliquippa's Chucky Humphries, a 6-foot-5 forward, grabs a rebound during a section game against Quaker Valley.

West Xtra: Aliquippa rises to top of WPIAL Class AA rankings

Aliquippa has returned to the top of the WPIAL Class AA rankings with a strong showing this season.

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 Senior guard Chassidy Omogrosso, driving to the basket during the WPIAL championship game last year against South Park, leads Blackhawk in scoring.

West Xtra: Strong senior class pushing Blackhawk toward title defense

A talented group of seniors hope to pull a repeat of their WPIAL championship seasons.

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 Mars freshman Robby Carmody, driving around North Catholic's Tom Braun, has played a key role in the Planet's success this season.

North Xtra: Planets align at top of Class AAA

Top-ranked Mars’ boys basketball team ready for stretch run as the team to beat.

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North Xtra: Vincentian playing a tough slate

Boys basketball team taking its lumps to prepare for run at Class A title.

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 Pine-Richland's Caitlyn Byerly lays the ball up against North Allegheny's Meg Morningstar during a recent Section 3-AAAA game.

North Xtra: Young Pine-Richland making its mark in Section 3-AAAA

Girls basketball team’s “get better” approach is working just fine.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 29

Box scores from Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

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High school basketball highlights: No. 1 Mars holds on with free throw

Alex Gruber made 1 of 2 free throws with one second left to lift No. 1 Mars to a 61-60 win against visiting Highlands in Section 1.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 28

Box scores from Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 27

Box scores from Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

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 Lincoln Park’s Nelly Cummings drives to the basket Sunday against Chartiers Valley at Montour.

Pittsburgh Basketball Classic: Sidekicks help Chartiers Valley beat Lincoln Park

Star guard Matty McConnell was stellar again but it was his right-hand men who helped Chartiers Valley get past formidable foe Lincoln Park.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 26

Box scores from Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 25

Box scores from Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

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 McKeesport’s Khalil Perdue grabs a loose ball from Plum’s James Edwards Friday night at McKeesport.

McKeesport boys basketball wins key section game against Plum

Perdue sparks McKeesport’s key 65-55 section win against visiting Plum.

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High school highlights: West Mifflin strikes again

West Mifflin's Tony Hill made two free throws with 3.7 seconds left to give the Titans a 67-65 win at Steel Valley in Class AAA Section 4.

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 24

Box scores from Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

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 Chartiers Valley's Matty McConnell stands next to his brother T.J.'s jersey which is encased near the gymnasium. His brother now plays for the University of Arizona.

Varsity Xtra: Matty McConnell out to match 'big bro' T.J.

The McConnell brothers are often mentioned in the same breath lately, but younger star Matty doesn't mind it as he makes his own name.

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Hot shooting fuels Bethel Park

Justina Mascaro scored 15 points to lead Class AAAA No. 5 Bethel Park to its ninth win a row, a 46-34 triumph at Upper St. Clair in Section

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Boys basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League boys basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

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Girls basketball scoring leaders

WPIAL and City League girls basketball scoring leaders through Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

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Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 23

Box scores from Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

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P-G Basketball Rankings

Through Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

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 Allderdice's James Jackson gets a shot up against Indiana Wednesday night in a high school basketball showdown between the City League Dragons and WPIAL Class AAA Indians.

Dragons give City League huge lift in basketball

Allderdice boosts City's stock with lopsided, 55-30 win against WPIAL Class AAA power Indiana.

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 A male teenager was shot near Wilkinsburg High School on Wednesday night.

Wilkinsburg schools seek police presence after shooting

A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.

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 Vincentian's Jack Monahan, left, is fouled by Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic's Vince LeGrande Jan. 12.

North Xtra: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic falls short again

Trojans just can't get over hump as they lose to rival Vincentian by three points again.

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North Xtra: Focused North Hills taking one game at a time

Past postseason disappointments have boys basketball team on a mission.

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North Xtra: Surprising Eden Christian is on a roll

With just one returning starter, boys basketball team having one of its finest seasons.

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South/West Xtra: Rested Chartiers Valley ready for run

The Colts, led by coach's son Matty McConnell, have regained their edge and look like a Class AAAA Section 4 favorite again.

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South Xtra: Coach still knows how to win

Washington coach Ron Faust picks up right where he left off.

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South Xtra: Guards key to Elizabeth Forward's success

Two high-scoring guards lead the girls basketball team, but there is more to those players and the Warriors than meets the eye.

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 Woodland Hills' Avram Abramovitz gets a shot up against Gateway's John Paul Kromka Friday night.

East Xtra: Woodland Hills going through growing pains

With no seniors on its roster, boys basketball team is struggling.

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East Xtra: Statistically, Jeannette is good

At first glance, the Jayhawks are only an average basketball team.

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East Xtra: Defense key to Gateway's success

Gators have one of the best scoring defenses in WPIAL Class AAAA.

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East Xtra: Greensburg CC specializing in victories

Multi-sport athletes fueling boys basketball team.

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West Xtra: Sto-Rox nothing to laugh at

Girls basketball team taking big steps in the right direction.

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