High School Sports


North Xtra: Coach appreciates Pine-Richland's WPIAL championship

Eric Kasperowicz won a WPIAL title as a player, but he said winning as a coach was even more rewarding.

South Xtra: State scoring record within reach for Clairton

Clairton is only 26 points away from tying the 2007 Jeannette Jayhawks for the state scoring record.



The 2014 Fabulous 22 All-Area High School Football Team

Thirty-four years ago, the Post-Gazette started a high school football all-star team and it has become a Thanksgiving Day tradition.

PIAA preview: QB an added threat for Clairton

Senior Ryan Williams putting his stamp on the Bears’ high-powered offense with a stellar season throwing the ball.


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North/West Xtra: Sewickley settles for PIAA silver medal in boys soccer

Sewickley Academy, the defending PIAA Class A champion in boys soccer, had to settle for a runner-up finish this year.

West Xtra: Montour girls savor a great soccer season

Establishing several program firsts, the Montour girls soccer team completed a memorable season.


Athlete Of The Week

High School Athletes of the Week: Mike Merhaut & Leah Bisignani

Pine-Richland wide receiver Mike Merhaut and Greensburg Central Catholic setter/middle hitter Leah Bisignani are the athletes of the week.

High School Athletes of the Week: 11.14.14

Tim Vecchio of Penn-Trafford and Olivia Binda of Greensburg Central Catholic are this week’s honorees


other sports

North Xtra: North Allegheny adapts under new coach, still wins

There has been a coaching change for the North Allegheny hockey team, but the Tigers continue to win.

North Xtra: New coach hopes to make Knoch a factor on the mats

Steve Carney has plans to build a successful wrestling program at Knoch High school.


Sports town

Hockey: Hempfield tied atop Class A

Moving up after one season in the Open Division, Hempfield continues to be among the best teams in Class A. Not only have

Hockey: Berner leading way for top-scoring Indians

No team in Class AA has found the back of the net more than North Hills, and Brett Berner is a big reason why. The senior


Ex-Duquesne guard bright spot at Arizona

Former Chartiers Valley standout T.J. McConnell close to reaching all his goals as the point guard for No. 3 Arizona.

South Xtra: McGuffey girls prepare for a step up in class

After a strong season in Class AA, the McGuffey girls basketball team and standout player Sammie Weiss will move up a notch this season.



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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