High School Sports


Surprising pitching dominance fuels Norwin's run to WPIAL AAAA final

WPIAL baseball: Norwin pitchers throw nothing but shutouts to spark unexpected playoff run.

about 6 hours ago


 Central Catholic baseball coach Frank LaCava has the Vikings in the Class AAAA WPIAL championship.

Central Catholic has many ties to its 1979 baseball team

Central Catholic’s baseball team has many connections to its 1979 predecessor, the previous Vikings squad to reach the WPIAL final.

about 6 hours ago


Belle Vernon's pitching, hitting key to WPIAL softball title-game chances

WPIAL softball: Freshman Bailey Parshall holds the keys to Belle Vernon’s success in the WPIAL Class AAA championship vs. Yough.

about 6 hours ago


 Alison Riske of Peters Township.

Venus no match for Stephens, 22, at French Open

Peters Township’s Alison Riske joins the elder Williams in a first-round exit at Roland Garros.

about 6 hours ago


 Robert Clifford of Hampton, left, tries to stop Canon-McMillan's Benjamin Ward at the recent WPIAL Division II boys lacrosse championships at Highmark Stadium.

Lacrosse faces hurdles for growth in Western Pennsylvania

While the game continues to grow in many regions of the U.S., notably on the other side of the state, lacrosse in this area has work to do.

1 day ago


 Beaver Falls' Dom Perretta sets the pace in the boys Class AA 1600-meter run at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.

High school notebook: Beaver Falls junior makes a run at history

Beaver Falls junior Dom Perretta won the 800 and 1,600, and now sets his sights on unprecedented titles next year.

2 days ago


 Knoch's Jordan Geist competes in the boys Class AAA shot put at the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University. Geist won the event.

Knoch sophomore Jordan Geist earns more gold

Jordan Geist, a sophomore, won two gold medals at the PIAA track and field championships, and he’s ready for more.

2 days ago


Latrobe senior Chad Kissell adds to family gold

Latrobe High School sees gold for the first time in 65 years from senior Chad Kissell in Class AAA singles tennis.

2 days ago


 Brian Ward, left, celebrates Dan Lee's winning goal, with Ean Cafaro in double overtime,  Mt. Lebanon winning 9-8  against  North Allegheny WPIAL Div. 1 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

LaCrosse: Mt. Lebanon prevails in double overtime

The Blue Devils edge North Allegheny in WPIAL Division I boys lacrosse championship.

3 days ago


 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the Javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University launching a meet record 182' 8" on her first throw of the competition. Friday, May 22, 2015.

Connellsville's Wiltrout obliterates girls' PIAA javelin record, then gets hurt

PIAA track and field: Connellsville sophomore Wiltrout sets girls’ javelin record before elbow injury shortens her day.

3 days ago


 Dante DiBucci, left, celebrates the goal of Nicholas Grabowski,  making the score Hampton 13 and Canon McMillan 10 in WPIAL Div. 2 championship at Highmark Stadium on May 22, 2015.  Canon-McMillan #31 Colin Torpey watches. Final: Hampton 15-12 against Canon-McMillan

Hampton goes on scoring run for Division II lacrosse title

Talbots score 8 of 9 goals in one stretch to topple Canon-McMillan.

3 days ago


Fox Chapel, Ambridge claim boys volleyball titles

The Bridgers claimed their fourth consecutive Class AA title and seventh in eight years.

3 days ago


WPIAL players dominate on first day of PIAA tennis

All of the Class AA representatives reach the semifinals for the third year in a row.

3 days ago


PIAA Class AAA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AAA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Boys Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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PIAA Class AA Girls Track Championships

FINALS (May 23, 2015)

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WPIAL softball playoffs: Unbeaten Mohawk reaches final

In a battle of Class AA unbeatens, No. 2 Mohawk bested No. 3 Seton-LaSalle and star pitcher Lauren Zola to advance to the WPIAL final.

4 days ago


 West Mifflin's Todd Sekowski, left, edges Kiski Area's Kianta Britton to win the AAA 100 meter dash at the WPIAL track championships last week at Baldwin.

West Mifflin speedster Todd Sekowski runs bases and the track

As it turns out, Todd Sekowski is a man for one season, starring on the Titans baseball team before winning a WPIAL championship in track.

4 days ago


 Quaker Valley's Annie Henry moves the ball against Mt. Lebanon's Sophia Klaber during the WPIAL Division I championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Quaker Valley girls trump Mt. Lebanon in Division I lacrosse title game

The Quakers got revenge against the Blue Devils to win the Division I WPIAL championship.

4 days ago


 Shaler’s Ashley Warren, left, and McKenna Ash celebrate after defeating Blackhawk in the WPIAL Division II championship Thursday at Highmark Stadium.

Shaler's 2nd-half surge nets another Division II girls lacrosse title

The Titans won a third consecutive championship Thursday night with a 7-1 victory against Blackhawk.

4 days ago


 Washington's DeQuay Isbell heads to the finish line to win the Class AA 200-meter dash at the WPIAL track championships May 14 at Baldwin.

South Xtra: After some near misses, Washington's Isbell finally wins WPIAL gold

After dealing with some frustration from past years, Wash High’s DeQuay Isbell relishes his success at WPIAL championship meet.

4 days ago


 Mt. Lebanon's Ean Cafaro, working against Central Catholic's Connor Quinlan during a match earlier this season, and his Blue Devils teammates will pursue a WPIAL championship tonight at Highmark Stadium.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon to face North Allegheny for WPIAL lacrosse title

Mt. Lebanon is hoping to change the script this year as it plays for the WPIAL Division 1 boys lacrosse championship.

4 days ago


 Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden returns a ball against Latrobe's Chad Kissell in the WPIAL Class AAA singles championship at The Club in Monroeville.

South Xtra: Canon-McMillan's Gladden gets ready for a run at state tennis title

Chris Gladden, a junior at Canon-McMillan, is using an opponent to help him prepare for the PIAA singles tournament.

4 days ago


 Beaver Falls' Domenic Perretta broke his own record in the 800 with a time of 1 minute, 51.50 sec­onds, and he broke a 10-year old record in the 1,600 with a time of 4:26.55.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls' Perretta couldn't wait to defend his track titles

Dom Perretta was so eager to run in the WPIAL championship meet that he had a tough time sleeping last week.

4 days ago


 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout competes in the javelin at the PIAA State Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University, launching a meet record 182 feet, eight inches on her first throw of the competition.

Connellsville High School sophomore breaks PIAA Class AAA javelin record

Madison Wiltrout smashed the PIAA Class AAA championship meet record in the javelin today at Shippensburg University.

3 days ago


 Central Catholic first baseman Pat Ferguson, left, doesn't get the call as he tags Shaler's David Pietropaolo, right, who was ruled safe back at the bag.

Central Catholic fights back, reaches WPIAL title game

For the first time since 1979 when a guy by the name of Dan Marino was playing, Central Catholic is in a WPIAL baseball championship game.

4 days ago


 Keystone Oaks' Devin Rossato scores the tying run against Quaker Valley Wednesday while Quakers catcher Peyton Russeniello looks on in the WPIAL Class AA semifinals.

Greensburg Central Catholic rallies past Bishop Canevin

High school baseball/softball playoffs: Centurions score two runs in final inning with two outs to reach Class A championship.

5 days ago


WPIAL baseball quarterfinals: Norwin ace Driggers shuts out Mt. Lebanon

John Driggers tossed his second consecutive shutout and led No. 9 Norwin to a 7-0 upset of Mt. Lebanon in a WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal.

6 days ago


WPIAL boys volleyball semifinals: Obama Academy pulls off major upset vs. Derry

Obama Academy stuns top-seeded Derry Area in Class AA boys volleyball semifinals.

6 days ago


WPIAL lacrosse semifinals: Short-handed goals lift Quaker Valley past Shady Side

Emily Kraus and Kayla Foster scored short-handed goals 17 seconds apart in the final two minutes of the first half to key a victory.

6 days ago


 Burrell's Brittany Wolford gets Deer Lakes' Maureen Hutchinson out at second base Tuesday at Fox Chapel. Deer Lakes won, 7-3.

WPIAL softball quarterfinals: Seton-LaSalle strikeout leader Zola continues pace

Seton-LaSalle’s Lauren Zola put together another sparkling performance, this one stopping Neshannock's quest for a third consecutive title.

6 days ago


WPIAL baseball playoffs: Steel Valley swamps Brownsville

Steel Valley capitalized on a slew of Brownsville mistakes to rally from four runs down and beat the Falcons, 8-4, in a quarterfinal.

1 week ago


Jefferson-Morgan edges Sewickley Academy

High school softball playoffs: In the only game completed, No. 3 Jeff-Morgan tops No. 6 Sewickley Academy, 3-1, in a Class A quarterfinal.

1 week ago


Mt. Lebanon storms past Pine-Richland, 10-6

High school lacrosse playoffs: Blue Devils advance to Division I championship.

1 week ago


Youth coaches learn about concussions with help of Steelers

The Steelers hosted a clinic for local youth football coaches with the aim of cutting down concussions.

1 week ago


High school notebook: New coach Antonelli guides Central Valley to a first

First-year baseball coach Ray Antonelli has turned the Warriors into a winner.

1 week ago


Baseball Statistical Leaders

Final 2015 Regular Season for WPIAL and City League

1 week ago


Softball Pitching Leaders

Final 2015 Regular Season for WPIAL

1 week ago


 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton is headed to Pitt for football, but was just as impressive at the WPIAL track championships Thursday at Baldwin.

Football stars put on a show at WPIAL track and field finals

Three Division I recruits leave Baldwin Stadium with gold medals, and one standout did it in record fashion.

1 week ago


 Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout continues to leave her mark on WPIAL history every time she throws the javelin.

Connellsville's Madison Wiltrout ravages old record in WPIAL meet by nearly 40 feet

Connellsville sophomore Madison Wiltrout shatters WPIAL javelin record.

1 week ago


 Bethel Park pitcher Corey Augenstein has produced an excellent senior season with a 5-1 record and 1.50 ERA.

South Xtra: Bethel Park senior enjoying strong year on field, in classoom

Corey Augenstein, a senior at Bethel Park, will play college baseball at Pitt after his outstanding high school career ends.

1 week ago


South Xtra: Belle Vernon softball team relies on freshman pitcher

Freshman pitching phenom Bailey Parshall has helped Belle Vernon to the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs.

1 week ago


 West Allegheny's Tyler Amedure has supplied some clutch hits for the Indians this season.

West Xtra: Amedure delivers in the clutch for West Allegheny baseball

Though he’s short in stature, West Allegheny senior Tyler Amedure has come up big for the Indians this baseball season.

1 week ago


WPIAL Boys Class AAA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top four finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Girls Class AAA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top four finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Boys Class AA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top five finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


WPIAL Girls Class AA Track and Field Championships

Following are the eight medalists from the May 14, 2015 meet at Baldwin High School. The top five finishers in each event qualify for the

1 week ago


 Fox Chapel catcher Zack Burkhart misplays ball against Allderdice in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs at West Mifflin High School.

Fox Chapel downs Allderdice

Fox Chapel beats Allderdice in the opening round of Class AAAA baseball playoffs, and it was the Foxes' first playoff win since 1978.

1 week ago


Central Catholic prevails with 6-run 7th inning

The Vikings rally past Franklin Regional in a WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff game at West Mifflin.

1 week ago



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