High School Sports


High school highlights: Yough wins, gives up two goals

The Yough girls soccer team let up a goal for the first time, but the Cougars edged South Fayette, 3-2, in a WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal.

West Xtra: Avella has good shot at playoffs again

After years of famine, Avella is feasting on a return to the WPIAL playoffs.


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Athlete Of The Week

Post-Gazette High School Athletes of the Week: James Duchi and Bailey Cartwright

The Post-Gazette selects two high school athletes each week for their outstanding achievements.

Athletes of the Week: DiAngelo Mitchell & Leigh Appolonia

DiAngelo Mitchell, West Mifflin and Leigh Appolonia, Yough are this week’s honorees.


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Girls Volleyball: 2014 WPIAL Playoffs at a Glance

WPIAL Class AAA Quarterfinals - Oct. 28
No. 1 Shaler vs. 8 North Allegheny
No. 4 Mt. Lebanon vs. No. 5 Norwin.

Girls Soccer: 2014 WPIAL Playoffs at a Glance

WPIAL Class AAA Championship: Oct. 31 or Nov. 1
Consolation Final: Oct. 29

Semifinals: Oct. 27


High school notebook: Perry drops out of postseason in wake of fight

Perry administrators are taking the fallout from a postgame scrum a step further, removing the football team from the City League playoffs.

WPIAL rules Aliquippa football and basketball star player eligible

The WPIAL ruled Stephon McGinnis’s Ambridge to Aliquippa transfer wasn’t made for athletic reasons.



The Fumbler: Scoring is a festive occasion

The Fumbler loves football. That doesn't mean, however, he thinks the sport is perfect. One part of it, in particular, continues to irk him.

The Fumbler: Proud to be an ink-stained wretch

Proud of his job, The Fumbler hopes you check out this column every week, but never as much as this week.



Recruit Report: Area baseball players commit to D-1 programs

About a dozen baseball players from the WPIAL have made verbal commitments to Division I colleges



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