High School Sports


High school highlights: No. 1 Baldwin falls to Franklin Regional

The hot-hitting Panthers handed the top baseball team in Class AAAA its first loss, winning a 15-11 slugfest on the road.

Franklin Regional players and coaches coping with aftermath of April attack

Playing the games they love has helped the athletes cope with the tragedy earlier this month and find an outlet in sports.



Scoreless streak reaches 51 in win

Brendan McKay, a senior pitcher at Blackhawk, stretched his scoreless streak to 51 innings as Blackhawk defeated visiting Central Valley, 7

North Xtra: Butler is enjoying a turnaround year

After just two wins last season, baseball team sits atop the section standings.


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Athlete Of The Week

PG Athletes of the Week: Joey DeFloria & Ally Bartoszewicz

Hempfield's Joey DeFloria is the male athlete and Vincentian's Ally Bartoszewicz is the female athlete.

PG High School Athletes Of The Week: Chassidy Omogrosso & Brian Baker

Blackhawk basketball player Chassidy Omogrosso and Peters Township goaltender Brian Baker are this week's honorees.


Sports town

Boys Volleyball: South Feature Athlete - Steel Valley's Steve Ruffing

Name: Steve Ruffing
High School: Steel Valley
Grade: 11
Sport: Boys Volleyball
Position: Libero

Boys Volleyball: East Feature Athlete - Obama Academy's Ray Cascio

  Name: Ray Cascio
High School: Obama Academy
Grade: 11th
Sport: Boys Volleyball
Position: Middle


Assistant named new football coach at Norwin

Art Tragesser resigned in February after parents complained in January about the team's record last season.

Norwin High School hires Brozeski as football coach

The school board on Monday night hired David C. Brozeski of North Huntingdon to be the high school's new head varsity football coach.



McKeesport basketball coach Gadson to retire

Board members approved Corey Gadson's resignation for the 2014-15 school year at Wednesday's legislative board meeting.

High School notebook: Pirates latest to tout champs

Ralph Blundo emerged from the Pirates dugout moments after posing for a photo with a well-built, hard-looking man who had a tattoo on his




Suburban Xtra: Event a showcase for Western Pa. soccer talent

The Beadling Soccer Club will conduct a College Showcase this weekend, allowing high school players to show their stuff.

Norwin parents object to board coaching decisions

Parents objected to retaining head football coach Art Tragesser and losing head girl’s soccer coach Jeff Palm.



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