High School Sports


Vincentian sophomore Abdalah cruises to win at Mars Invitational

It wasn’t a perfect day for Marianne Abdalah, but she dominated the field for a victory in the 3,200.

High school highlights: Vikings lock up playoffs

The Hopewell Vikings began the baseball season 0-5. Since then, they've been unbeatable.



South Xtra: Deep pitching staff keeps Big Macs in contention

When the baseball schedule gets really busy — as it usually does by the end of the season — Canon-McMillan should still be in good shape.

South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle finds a winning formula on softball field

Like most district teams, the Rebels are finding it difficult to get their games played, but when they do, they make them county.


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South Xtra: After an injury-plagued season, West Mifflin sprinter is making up for lost time

Kevin Garbark was hampered by a hamstring injury a year ago, but now healthy, he’s emerged as one of the WPIAL’s top sprinters.

South Xtra: Surprise additions help Baldwin on volleyball court

With some unexpected “recruits,” Baldwin is among the top teams in WPIAL boys volleyball.


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Lacrosse: Hampton boys flourishing in Division 2

Following a two-year experiment with some success in Division 1, the Hampton High boys lacrosse team is flourishing in Division 2

Lacrosse: Mt. Lebanon girls face big challenges

With the No.2 ranking in Western Pennsylvania according to Laxpower.com and an unbeaten record, too, the Mt. Lebanon High girls

Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the week: Marianne Abdalah & Alex Kirilloff

Vincentian Academy track and field runner Marianne Abdalah and Plum baseball player Alex Kirilloff and are this week’s honorees.

Athletes of the week: Dom Perretta & Ashley Amato

Track standouts Dom Perretta of Beaver Falls and Ashley Amato of Plum chosen as the athletes of the week.



Blackhawk hires Lamenza as new football coach

Blackhawk names a replacement for legendary coach Joe Hamilton.

West Xtra: Moon freshman learns at WPIAL singles tournament

Logan D’Angelo faced stiff competition at the WPIAL Class AAA singles tournament, and although he didn’t win, he gained valuable experience.



North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley coach steps down

Gene Klein walks away from boys soccer team a second time, completing a run of 29 seasons.



East Xtra: Latrobe's Cullen makes his return

Basketball standout competes in Roundball Classic last weekend after missing all of his senior season with a torn meniscus.

West Xtra: Quips' McGinnis enjoys his 'curtain call' at Roundball Classic

Quips basketball coach Nick Lackovich got one more go around with his seniors, including Stephon McGinnis, who’s still mulling his future.





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