High School Sports


WPIAL displeased with PIAA classification decisions

The state’s strongest district has a lot of questions to answer on how to move forward.

varsity Xtra: Double duty

The days of 2- and 3-sport athletes might be dying, but some athletes in the WPIAL who actually do play two sports -- in the same season.



Xtra points: South Fayette on quiet roll

A Lions win would tie for the third-longest streak in WPIAL history, matching a Greensburg team that compiled wins during World War I.

Game of the Week: Ringgold at Belle Vernon

A pair of undefeated teams square off in tonight’s Class AAA Big 10 Conference game.



Two schools, one team: Providence Heights Alpha School and St. Ursula combine soccer squads

At the end of the 2014-15 school year, 26 of the eighth-graders graduated, leaving Providence Heights Alpha School with only eight players.

South Xtra: Peters Township gearing up to defend its title

Indians overcome injuries to remain in the thick of the Section 5 boys soccer race.


Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the Week: Zach Chandler & Lauren Finikiotis

Avonworth quarterback Zach Chandler and Oakland Catholic cross country runner Lauren Finikiotis are this week’s honorees.

Athletes of the Week: Nick Sodini & Maya Watkins

Nick Sodini of Canon-McMillan and Maya Watkins of New Brighton are this week’s honorees.


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South Xtra: Peters Township junior advances to states

Mia Kness rallies on back nine to finish tied for sixth at WPIAL Class AAA individual golf finals.

South Xtra: Upper St. Clair a tall order for opponents

With three girls who are 6 feet 2, volleyball team powering its way to the top of the standings.


Sports town

Video: Girls Golf WPIAL Individual Championships (Oct. 6)

The WPIAL AAA & AA Indivdual Girls Golf Championships were held, Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Rolling Hills Country Club.

Football: 2015 Week 6 schedule with game notes

Here's a closer look at Week 6 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Friday City League
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West Jefferson Hills School Board suspends girls basketball coaches

The basketball coaches were suspended Sept. 23 over what one of them called “a parent issue.”

Moon Area senior hopes Hoops, Heart ‘N’ Heroes tournament will raise awareness

Stephen Englert is holding a basketball tournament to draw attention to the rate of sudden cardiac death among college basketball players.