High School Sports


 Shaler's Brianna Schwartz wins the WPIAL class AAA cross-country championship Thursday at Cooper's Lake Campground.

WPIAL cross-country championships: Shaler's Brianna Schwartz adds to legacy

Shaler standout Brianna Schwartz captured her third consecutive Class AAA crown, setting yet another course record in the process.

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Winners Then & Now: Mikki Bjuro

From Sweden to Allderdice High School to PIAA golf champ to Alabama

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 Moon's Sean Shapert (#8) attempts to get by Baldwin's Bob Burnett in this 1984 game.

Winners Then & Now: Sean Shapert

Moon soccer star’s goals record still appears untouchable

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Winners Then & Now: Colleen Rosensteel

Greensburg Central Catholic grad paying it forward after storied success.

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Winners Then & Now: Tom Pipkins

The points just kept on comin' for Valley High School’s 'mini Jordan'

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High school highlights: Upper St. Clair advances to semis

A late header lifted the Panthers past North Allegheny in the WPIAL Class AAA boys soccer quarterfinals.

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Brashear tops University Prep, reaches City League title game

Brashear kept defending champ University Prep out of the City League title game with a 27-8 win Thursday in a semifinal at Cupples Stadium.

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Soccer Scoring Leaders

Final regular-season scoring leaders for WPIAL teams through Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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 Mars' Tori Kopchak, left, defends Central Valley's Lexy Delostrino, right, Wednesday at Hampton High School.

High school highlights: Yough wins, gives up two goals

The Yough girls soccer team let up a goal for the first time, but the Cougars edged South Fayette, 3-2, in a WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal.

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West Xtra: Avella has good shot at playoffs again

After years of famine, Avella is feasting on a return to the WPIAL playoffs.

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Mars Area changes concession stand policy

Under the new rule, a licensed caterer must be present in order for the concession stand to open.

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 Moon freshman Delaney Snyder, dribbling the ball up field against Trinity's Jenna Becker, has been an important addition this season for the Tigers.

West Xtra: Moon easily handles move up to Class AAA

The Moon girls soccer team moved up to Class AAA this season, but that didn’t stop the Tigers from reaching the postseason once again.

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 Erin Cunningham is a returning all-state player for the Bishop Canevin Crusaders.

West Xtra: Canevin looking to retain its volleyball title

Despite an ailing coach, Bishop Canevin rates as a favorite to retain the WPIAL Class A girls volley championship.

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North Xtra: Hampton just a win away from perfect regular season

Talbots know there's still room for improvement despite 8-0 record.

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North Xtra: Fox Chapel a surprise qualifier

After finishing 2-7 last season, football team turns things around.

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North/West Xtra: Sewickley wins with a new lineup

The Sewickley Academy boys soccer team earns top seed, first-round bye in WPIAL playoffs.

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North Xtra: Shady Side reloads, gets No. 2 seed in playoffs

Girls soccer team storms into postseason on strength of defense.

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South Xtra: Wash High, McGuffey clash in a big one

Surprising McGuffey challenges Washington for a share of the Interstate Conference title.

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 Ringgold's Brandon Thomas eludes a Thomas Jefferson defender on a kickoff return during their season opener.

South Xtra: After a very rugged start, Ringgold comes on strong

Following a jolting start to its season, Ringgold has come on to win seven games in a row.

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 Peters Township's Mia Toscano controls the ball in front of  Baldwin's Allison Breisinger during a WPIAL Class AAA girls soccer first-round playoff game Saturday.

South Xtra: Peters Township is still a force to be reckoned with in WPIAL

With a lot of experienced, talented players, Peters Township has once again returned to the WPIAL playoffs.

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East Xtra: Plum has strong finishing kick

Junior place-kicker Chapla provides a good scoring option for Mustangs.

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East Xtra: Local rivals are primed for big game

Penn Hills, Woodland Hills collide with plenty at stake.

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East Xtra: Centurions overcome loss of stars to rate No. 1

Sophomore Bailey Cartwright steps up to fill offensive void at Greensburg Central Catholic.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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East Xtra: Norwin has a winning philosophy

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

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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.

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East Xtra: Gateway remains in hunt

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

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 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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