High School Sports


PIAA golf: WPIAL sophomores nab 1st place in Class AA

Sewickley Academy's Jason Li and Greensburg Central Catholic's Olivia Zambruno came away winners Tuesday at the PIAA championships in York.

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 Kelsey Potts of Mt. Lebanon should be one of the top challengers to Shaler standout Brianna Schwartz in the WPIAL Class AAA girls cross country championships.

Shaler's Brianna Schwartz still Class AAA cross country favorite

A field of accomplished competitors will take aim at Shaler standout Brianna Schwartz Thursday in the WPIAL Class AAA girls race.

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 North Allegheny forward Michael Peters gets the ball in front of Allderdice defense Monday night.

High school highlights: Quaker Valley upsets Mars, 2-0, in boys soccer

Walter Hubsch and Fritz Wiltman scored to lead No. 15 seed Quaker Valley to a 2-0 win at No. 2 Mars in a WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff.

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 The only thing to slow down Thomas Jefferson running back Austin Kemp, pictured running against Belle Vernon Sept. 5, so far is shoulder injury.

High school notebook: Perry drops out of postseason in wake of fight

Perry administrators are taking the fallout from a postgame scrum a step further, removing the football team from the City League playoffs.

2 days ago


 North Catholic standout P.J. Fulmore surpassed 4,000 career yards Saturday in a victory against Bishop Canevin.

High school roundup: North Catholic's P.J. Fulmore reaches 4,000 yards in win

The Trojans star hit a career milestone in an easy Class A Black Hills Conference victory against Bishop Canevin.

3 days ago


 Pine-Richland's Ben DiNucci carries for a touchdown as he's defended by Central Catholic's Bryan Glover Friday night at Highmark Stadium.

Pine-Richland runs right on schedule in win against Central Catholic

Pine-Richland put on a dazzling offensive performance and crushed Central Catholic, 48-28, in a Class AAAA Northern Eight Conference game.

4 days ago


McKeesport rolls to 35-14 win against Norwin

Mark Cromerdie rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns as McKeesport knocked off Norwin, 35-14.

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 South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh looks to pass Friday against Seton-LaSalle.

South Fayette shares the wealth, beats Seton-LaSalle

Behind a strong performance from quarterback Brett Brumbaugh, South Fayette overwhelmed Seton-LaSalle, 41-14, Friday night.

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 Central Catholic's Damar Hamlin pulls in a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Pine-Richland's Jimmy Graf Friday night at Highmark Stadium.

Class AAAA roundup: Woodland Hills storms past Mt. Lebanon, 47-0

Miles Sanders scored three touchdowns to lead fourth-ranked Woodland Hills to a 47-0 win at Mt. Lebanon in the Southeastern Conference.

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High school soccer: Penn-Trafford girls advance

Casey Aunkst added another big moment to her memorable weekend, helping the Warriors to an overtime first-round win against North Allegheny.

3 days ago


Class AAA roundup: Trinity upsets West Mifflin

Robert West scored on runs of 4 and 2 yards to lead Trinity to a 31-13 upset of West Mifflin Friday night in the Big Nine Conference.

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Class AA roundup: Beaver Falls stands tall

The Tigers were not yet ready to relinquish their vice grip on Midwestern Conference rival New Brighton, pulling out a 36-22 victory.

4 days ago


Class A roundup: Clairton runs over Monessen

Lamont Wade rushed for scores of 26, 65 and 85 yards as No. 2 Clairton earned a convincing Eastern Conference win against the Greyhounds.

4 days ago


City League roundup: Alderdice wins shootout vs. Linsly

James Jackson threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Allderdice to a 54-44 win against Linsly School Friday.

4 days ago


Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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 James Duchi, McGuffey High School

Post-Gazette High School Athletes of the Week: James Duchi and Bailey Cartwright

The Post-Gazette selects two high school athletes each week for their outstanding achievements.

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 Shady Side Academy junior Ananya Dua beat North Allegheny sophomore Anna Li Thursday at the WPIAL Class AAA girls team tennis championships.

WPIAL girls tennis: North Allegheny cruises to championship

North Allegheny won the No. 3 singles and both doubles matches, beating Shady Side, 4-1, Thursday for its second consecutive team title.

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WPIAL teams get wins at Tri-State cross country championships

The North Allegheny boys won with 38 points and the Mt. Lebanon girls won with 67 Thursday at the Tri-State cross country championships.

5 days ago


Westinghouse-Perry fight prompts Pittsburgh Public Schools to cancel two football games

Perry was scheduled to play Brashear tonight while Westinghouse was supposed to play at Wheeling Central Catholic (W.Va.) Saturday.

5 days ago


 Despite the efforts of Penn-Trafford's Casey Aunkst, left, Norwin's Alexis Kendro moves the ball up field for the Knights.

East Xtra: Norwin girls notch section title under new coach

Unranked in the preseason, the Norwin girls soccer team completes a successful regular season.

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East Xtra: Mount Pleasant boys soccer team is on a roll

An eight-game section winning streak lands the Vikings boys soccer team the Section 1-AA title.

6 days ago


East Xtra: Norwin has a winning philosophy

Trying to go 1-0 every week has helped the Knights end a three-year playoff drought.

6 days ago


East Xtra: Allderdice feeling 'at home' running in City League again

After competing in the WPIAL for two years, the Dragons cross country teams are ready to run in the City League championships.

6 days ago


East Xtra: Gateway remains in hunt

Girls volleyball team controls its own destiny in race to postseason.

6 days ago


 Allderdice's Tim Jackson picks up yardage against University Prep at Cupples Stadium during a City League game last Friday.

East Xtra: Allderdice keeps getting better since shaky start

Steady defensive improvement helps Dragons earn top seed in City playoffs.

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West Xtra: Central Valley shows off its depth at quarterback

When reliable senior quarterback John George went down with an injury, Chris Callaghan stepped up to help keep Central Valley undefeated.

6 days ago


 Seton-LaSalle must try to contain South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh, the WPIAL's all-time career passing leader.

West/South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle takes on big challenge, No. 1-ranked South Fayette

In one of the top games of Week 8, unbeatens South Fayette and Seton-LaSalle meet with the Century Conference title on the line.

6 days ago


West Xtra: Plenty is at stake in Beaver County rivalry

When longtime rivals Beaver Falls and New Brighton clash, there will be more than bragging rights on the line.

6 days ago


West Xtra: Beaver runs to section title, shapes up as a WPIAL threat 1 line head

Off its performance at the Central Catholic Invitational, the Beaver boys cross country team rates as a legitimate WPIAL title contender.

6 days ago


 Sewickley Academy's Anthony Muscato was the medalist as the Panthers captured the WPIAL Class AA team golf title at Cedarbrook Golf Course.

West/North Xtra: Sewickley savors its WPIAL golf crown

With a team full of low handicappers, Sewickley had little trouble winning the WPIAL Class AA team golf title.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Avonworth can't get past Trojans

Antelopes' nemesis once again spoils unbeaten run in WPIAL Class A.

6 days ago


 Knoch's Ryan Grossman hauls in a pass for a first down against Greensburg Salem.

North Xtra: Knoch gets back in playoff chase

Big win against Mars boosts Knights for push in final weeks.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Black Hills title in tow, Trojans hunting for greater rewards

'Nasty' boys up front leading way as Trojans storm toward postseason play.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Fox Chapel revs it up for a playoff run

Girls soccer team finishes second in Section 3-AAA.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Vincentian enjoys section title

Despite several new players, boys soccer team caps a perfect run through Section 2-A.

6 days ago


North Xtra: Pine-Richland in playoffs again

Volleyball team overcomes slow start to keep postseason streak alive.

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South Xtra: Brentwood finally gets a home game

A stadium renovation delayed the home opener for the Brentwood High football team almost a full month.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Kelsey Potts finished first with a time of 18:15.70 in the annual Central Catholic Invitational.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon, Potts are coming on strong

Despite some significant graduation attrition, Mt. Lebanon still rates as a contender for the WPIAL Class AAA girls cross country title.

6 days ago


High school highlights: WPIAL golfers advance to PIAA championships

Two boys and two girls from WPIAL shot well enough in the PIAA Western Regional to advance to the state championships next week in York.

1 week ago


Note to Soccer Coaches

The Post-Gazette plans to publish boys and girls soccer scoring leaders next week.

1 week ago


 Kittanning quarterback Braydon Toy is small in stature, but big on production.

High school football notebook: Kittanning enjoys 
sequel to Toy story

Senior Braydon Toy, a 5-foot-6 quarterback for Kittanning, isn’t just a novelty act for Frank Fabian’s offense.

1 week ago


High school highlights: McGuffey senior RB hits milestone in win

Standout running back James Duchi became the 61st player in WPIAL history to rush for 4,000 yards in a victory Saturday at Burgettstown.

1 week ago


 West Allegheny's Andrew Koester passes against Woodland Hills at Joe P. Demichela Stadium Friday night.

West Allegheny edges Woodland Hills in overtime

West Allegheny blew a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter, came back to tie the score with 16 seconds left and won in overtime.

1 week ago


 Allderdice quarterback James Jackson scrambles Friday against University Prep at Cupples Stadium on the South Side. Allderdice took control of the City League with a 15-8 victory.

Allderdice offense shifts into high gear just in time for City League win

Allderdice beats University Prep. 15-8, in a City League showdown.

1 week ago


North Catholic's third-quarter charge sparks victory

No. 1 North Catholic used a stifling defense and a third-quarter charge to topple rival Avonworth, 28-0, in a matchup of undefeated teams.

1 week ago


Class AAAA roundup: Bethel Park slips past No. 5 Penn Hills, 31-28

Penn Hills scored twice in the final four minutes Friday, but it wasn’t enough as visiting Bethel Park stunned the No. 5 Indians, 31-28.

1 week ago


Class AAA roundup: West Mifflin ekes out win

Karlyn Garner scored two touchdowns to lead West Mifflin to a 13-6 win against visiting Elizabeth Forward Friday night in the Big Nine.

1 week ago


Class AA roundup: Waynesburg ruins Scotties’ rally

Hunter Cenname’s third rushing touchdown of the game lifted Waynesburg past Southmoreland, 26-21, Friday night.

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