High School Sports


High School Athletes of the Week

J.J. Matijevic and Maddie Holmberg are the Post-Gazette High School Athletes Of The Week

West Xtra: West Allegheny showing it can compete on the diamond

A Class AAA baseball powerhouse a few years ago, West Allegheny is emerging as a contender once again.



High School Baseball: McKay fans 20 ... again

Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay's impressive scoreless streak goes on, and his almost-surreal statistics continue to mount.

High School Baseball: Hempfield snaps streak in 2-1 victory vs. Norwin

It took the No. 1 team in Class AAAA to finally cool down the WPIAL's hottest hitter as Hempfield edged Norwin, 2-1.


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West Xtra: West Allegheny soph pointing for javelin title

Though he's just a sophomore, West Allegheny's Skyler Mason is considered a threat to win the WPIAL Class AAA javelin title.

West Xtra: Beaver tennis team reloads on the run

Beaver lost almost its entire starting lineup from last season, but the Bobcats tennis team is still a section title contender.


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.


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Tennis: Bobcats stay strong with five new starters

Behind section singles champion Connor Shallcross, the senior-laden Beaver boys tennis team finished second in Class AA Section

Tennis: Chen settles in at No. 2 for Shady Side

  Derek Chen won a WPIAL Class AA championship at Vincentian last season. But for his junior season, Chen transferred to



Vanderbilt next stop for Plum's Cressler

Former Plum High School standout Nolan Cressler opts for Vanderbilt after deciding to transfer from Cornell after two years.

Roundball Classic Box Scores

Box scores from Saturday, April 12, 2014




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.



  • Varsity Xtra: PIAA final picks ... Hershey here we come!

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