High School Sports


Ironman legacy endures in new 49ers coach

West Homestead native and Steel Valley High School graduate Jim Tomsula continues to carry on a tradition of Ironmen in the NFL.

Pittsburgh Basketball Classic: Sidekicks help Chartiers Valley beat Lincoln Park

Star guard Matty McConnell was stellar again but it was his right-hand men who helped Chartiers Valley get past formidable foe Lincoln Park.



High school highlights: West Mifflin strikes again

West Mifflin's Tony Hill made two free throws with 3.7 seconds left to give the Titans a 67-65 win at Steel Valley in Class AAA Section 4.

Varsity Xtra: Matty McConnell out to match 'big bro' T.J.

The McConnell brothers are often mentioned in the same breath lately, but younger star Matty doesn't mind it as he makes his own name.


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Franklin Regional reigns in Section 1 wrestling

WPIAL section tournaments: Second-ranked Panthers record five pins in championship match against No. 2 Latrobe.

North Xtra: Team effort helps North Allegheny to title

Despite missing three starters, Tigers' wrestling team rolls to Allegheny County tournament championship.


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Boys Basketball: Chartiers Valley among winners at Pittsburgh Classic

Mike White covered Sunday's Pittsburgh Basketball Classic at Montour High School.

(Photo: Lincoln Park's Nelly

Ken Wunderley's High School Wrestling Notebook (Jan. 26, 2015)

Here's this week's edition of Ken Wunderley's High School Wrestling Notebook. Read his story below.

Athlete Of The Week

Athletes of the week: 1.22.15

Quaker Valley hockey star Connor Quinn and McGuffey girls basketball star Sammie Weiss are the PG’s athletes of the week.

Athletes of the week: Cole Constantino &

North Allegheny basketball player Cole Constantino and Riverside basketball player Katie Stang win weekly honors.



Where are they now?: 1.23.15

The Major League Baseball draft isn't until June, but one former WPIAL player already has received a high rating for the draft.

South Xtra: Gettin' ready for another 'hoops year'

As high school basketball season is about to tip off, here’s what you need to know.



Varsity Notebook: Pine-Richland QB DiNucci's decision due soon

Pine-Richland QB Ben DiNucci will visit Pitt this weekend, then decide whether to play for the Panthers or the University of Pennsylvania.

Blackhawk football coach Hamilton announces retirement

Joe Hamilton steps down after a career that spans 49 years and leaves as the second-winningest coach in WPIAL history.



Kouyate presiding for Obama soccer

A look at player of the year Abe Kouyate and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area team for boys soccer.

Murphy's law lifted Big Macs in soccer

A look at player of the year Kyra Murphy and the rest of the Post-Gazette's all-area girls soccer team.



The Fumbler: Saying goodbye with final four picks

Sad as it is, another football season comes to a close this weekend with PIAA title games in Hershey, Pa.

The Fumbler's juggling act sees a WPIAL sweep

The four WPIAL champions are expected to win their PIAA semifinal matchups this weekend to earn a trip to Hershey, Pa.





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