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 Cornell's Dane Jackson has been a driving force, both on the basketball court and on the football field. Because of his efforts, Jackson was chosen as the West Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

West Xtra: Two-sport standout Jackson is Male High School Athlete of the Year

Dane Jackson was a standout in two sports at two schools — Cornell and Quaker Valley — and is the Male High School Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Carlynton's Conor Richardson, shooting over Avonworth's Mackenzie Mayernik, was a standout in basketball as well as volleyball and track.

West Xtra: Female High School Athlete of the Year leaves a legacy at Carlynton

Conor Richardson left a legacy at Carlynton and in so doing became the West Xtra Female High School Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Pine-Richland's Amanda Kalin, right, battles Sarah Chomos of North Allegheny for control of the ball in a match in October. Kalin is a soccer standout who was selected the North Xtra Female Athlete of the Year.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland athlete a super sophomore

Two-sport star Amanda Kalin earns North Xtra Female Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Steel Valley's Brandon Donovan, driving around Laurel Highlands' Andy Cavinee, was a standout in basketball, baseball and football.

South Xtra: Steel Valley's Donovan is Male High School Athlete of the Year

Steel Valley’s three-sport standout Brandon Donovan is the South Xtra Male High School Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Jeannette's Julian Batts finished as the second-leading scorer in Jayhawks' history and was a standout quarterback for the football team. Batts was chosen as the East Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

East Xtra: Jeannette athlete a two-sport star

Basketball, football standout Julian Batts is East Xtra Male Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Greensburg Salem's Claire Oberdorf reaches for the ball as Ambridge's Lauren Sivewright gets into second base during a 2013 WPIAL  playoff game. Oberdorf is the East Xtra Female Athlete of the Year.

East Xtra: Perseverance pays off for Greensburg Salem athlete

Claire Oberdorf battles back from injury to land East Xtra Female Athlete of the Year.

about 2 hours ago


 Riley Stapleton helped Indiana win its first WPIAL basketball championship, but also starred on the football field.

Post-Gazette co-Male Athletes of the Year: Riley Stapleton and Tre Tipton

Indiana’s Riley Stapleton and Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton will both be wide receivers in college, but were three-sport stars in high school.

5 days ago


 T.J. McConnell signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, giving him the chance to play in the summer league and earn a spot on the team.

Ex-Chartiers Valley guard McConnell picked up by Philadelphia 76ers

Former Chartiers Valley star guard did not get drafted but was invited to sign as a free agent with Philadelphia.

6 days ago


North/West Xtra: North Catholic assistant named Hopewell coach

Trojans assistant Tim Gaertner takes over boys basketball program for Vikings.

1 week ago


 Joe Salvino, who has won 585 games as Monessen's boys basketball coach, will also take charge of the football program this season.

South Xtra: Salvino adds football coach to his duties at Monessen

Joe Salvino, an ultra-successful basketball coach at Monessen High School, has been appointed the school’s head football coach as well.

3 weeks ago


East Xtra: East Allegheny gets proven winner as coach

Pete Logan takes over boys basketball program in an attempt to turn things around.

4 weeks ago



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