High School Sports


Basketball Box Scores: Jan. 31

Box scores from Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

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.



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.

New Castle stays in hunt

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


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No. 1 seed Burrell on cloud nine

For the ninth season in a row, No. 1 seed Burrell sits atop WPIAL Class AA wrestling after beating McGuffey to win the team tournament.

Franklin Regional repeats by beating Belle Vernon

The second-seeded Panthers took down undefeated No. 1 seed Belle Vernon in thrilling fashion.


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Week in Photos: High School Sports Moments (Jan. 25-31)

Here are some of the top high school sports photos that appeared in the Post-Gazette the week of January 25 through January 31.

Sports Town North Week in Review (Jan. 25-31)

Below is a review of the North posts that appeared Sunday, January 25 through Saturday, January 31. Sunday
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Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the Week (1.29.15): Jonny David and Sam Breen

Mt. Lebanon’s Jonny David and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic’s Sam Breen, two basketball standouts, nab this week’s honors.

Athletes of the week: 1.22.15

Quaker Valley hockey star Connor Quinn and McGuffey girls basketball star Sammie Weiss are the PG’s athletes of the week.



Where are they now?: 1.23.15

The Major League Baseball draft isn't until June, but one former WPIAL player already has received a high rating for the draft.

South Xtra: Gettin' ready for another 'hoops year'

As high school basketball season is about to tip off, here’s what you need to know.



Kouyate presiding for Obama soccer

A look at player of the year Abe Kouyate and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area team for boys soccer.

Murphy's law lifted Big Macs in soccer

A look at player of the year Kyra Murphy and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area girls soccer team.



The Fumbler: Saying goodbye with final four picks

Sad as it is, another football season comes to a close this weekend with PIAA title games in Hershey, Pa.

The Fumbler's juggling act sees a WPIAL sweep

The four WPIAL champions are expected to win their PIAA semifinal matchups this weekend to earn a trip to Hershey, Pa.