High School Sports


High school highlights: Central Catholic clinches section title

Ryan Sproule scored three times to help Class AAA No. 1 Central Catholic clinch Section 4 with a win against Bethel Park.

High school football notebook: Upper St. Clair on wrong side of history

Upper St. Clair’s 48-0 loss to Woodland Hills wasn’t just the biggest defeat in Jim Render’s time as coach, it was the school’s worst ever.


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High school highlights: Brashear rolls to win

A couple of returns for touchdowns helped lead the Bulls past Perry for their first City League victory.

Brashear's roster reads like a League of Nations

A breakdown of players: 3 Hispanic, 9 African, 9 Bhutanese, 10 Caucasian, 4 Asian, 4 mixed race, and 2 African-American.


Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the Week: Justin Minda & Ananya Dua

Justin Minda of South Park and Ananya Dua of Shady Side Academy are this week’s honorees.

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.


other sports

WPIAL girls golf: Senior, sophomore bag titles

Lauren Waller fires a personal-best 4-under 68 for crown; Greensburg Central Catholic sophomore Olivia Zambruno takes AA championship.

Par is plenty for champion

Quaker Valley’s Tanabe earns victory in Class AA individual boys golf championship at Youghiogheny Country Club.


Sports town

Alumni Update - Brandon Small (Saint Francis)

LORETTO, Pa. – The Saint Francis football team set school records for points in a quarter, half and game – among several other

Alumni Update - Justin Magnotti (La Roche)

HAMBURG, NY – Justin Magnotti, a Peters Twp. graduate, headed in a free kick to break a scoreless tie and lift the Redhawks (8-


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: The quality of mercy strains him

The mercy rule has become a part of The Fumbler's Friday night football routine.

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.



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



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