High School Sports


High school football notebook: Pine-Richland QB Ben DiNucci on point

Historically accurate quarterback Ben DiNucci has the game -- and in this town, the name -- to be considered elite under center for the

Apollo-Ridge's victory run against Shady Side Academy is twice as fun

Tre Tipton and Duane Brown continued their dominance on the ground at Shady Side Academy, leading Apollo-Ridge to a 46-20 win.


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Note to Soccer Coaches

The Post-Gazette plans to publish boys and girls soccer scoring leaders this week.

Hopewell breaks Central Valley's streak in girls soccer

The Central Valley girls soccer team held the longest unbeaten streak in the state until Hopewell put an end to it Wednesday.


Athlete Of The Week

Athletes Of The Week: Austin Kemp & Kyra Murphy

This week’s honorees are running back Austin Kemp of Thomas Jefferson and goalkeeper Kyra Murphy of Canon-McMillan.

Athletes of the Week: 9.12.14

Khaleke Hudson of McKeesport and Italia Biondi of Penn-Trafford are this week's honorees.


Sports town

Girls Volleyball: 2014 Standings (Sept. 21)

Section 1 - Hempfield 5-0, Norwin 4-1, Penn-Trafford 4-1, Connellsville 3-3, Latrobe 2-3, Franklin

Girls Volleyball: West Allegheny wins MAC Tournament Big School Division

The West Allegheny girls volleyball team won the Big School Division of the Midwestern Athletic Conference Tournament, held Sept.


Schifino replaces AD McCallister as Steel Valley basketball coach

Amid controversy, McCallister out, Schifino in as the boys basketball coach at Steel Valley High School.

Obituary: Henry J. Kuzma / He coached storied 1965 Midland basketball team

His 1965 team, considered one of the greatest in Western Pennsylvania history, contained future pros Simmie Hill and Norm Van Lier.



The Fumbler: Likes big numbers and he cannot lie

The Fumbler is no hot dog but he relishes posting big numbers: he went 52-14 in his Week 1 picks and 51-14 in Week 2.

The Fumbler: Time isn't necessarily on his side

High school football picks from the PG’s fearless, anonymous, prognosticator.



Pitcher lifts Hawaiians to championship in PONY League World Series

When Joe Jarneski came off the field Tuesday after being hit in the face with a ball, there were questions as to whether he would play for

South Xtra: West Mifflin wins Region 6 title, advances to state playoffs

West Mifflin took an impressive 24-0 record into the state American Legion baseball tournament.



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