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.

3 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.

4 days ago

East Xtra: Gateway remains in hunt

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

4 days ago

West Xtra: Beaver battles to extend volleyball playoff streak

Beaver is trying to extend its run of WPIAL volleyball playoff appearances to 17 years in a row.

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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.

4 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.

4 days ago

North Xtra: Pine-Richland in playoffs again

Volleyball team overcomes slow start to keep postseason streak alive.

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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.

4 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.

5 days ago

 Ryan Sproule

Central Catholic and Shaler High School athletes of the week

The Post-Gazette takes note of the achievements of two district high school athletes.

1 week ago

Brashear trounces Carrick in football

High school highlights: Brashear had little trouble in the City League Thursday night, rolling past Carrick at Cupples Stadium.

1 week ago

Recruit Report: WPIAL's top wrestlers choosing their schools

The WPIAL class of 2015 has more than a half dozen wrestlers who have already made verbal commitments to major-college programs

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Golf: Peters Township wins fourth title

Peters Township boys, Central Valley girls win Class AAA team golf titles; Sewickley Academy sweeps Class AA crowns.

1 week ago

PIHL rules could tighten competition

Former champion coach Jim Black leads the PIHL into a new era that is built to increase competition from top to bottom.

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 Penn-Trafford's Natalie DiPaolo, left, gets her toe on the ball battling Norwin's Taylor Curpie, right, at mid-field in the first half Wednesday at Penn-Trafford.

High school highlights: Mars girls trip Knoch

For the fifth year in a row, the Mars girls soccer team will head into the postseason as unbeaten section champions.

1 week ago

 Mt. Lebanon's Alexa Pavlick, a senior middle hitter, is a two-time All-WPIAL selection.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon stays in contention for volleyball section title

Taking things one match at a time has paid off for the Mt. Lebanon girls volleyball team.

1 week ago

South Xtra: "Pink meet' a chance for runners to give back

High school cross country runners will compete in a meet today at Mingo Creek Park with plenty of meaning.

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East Xtra: Norwin adopts the right mentality

Focusing on mental aspect of running pays off for cross country teams.

1 week ago

 Penn-Trafford's Angela Tarabrella tries to lift a shot past a defender during the Mt. Lebanon tournament.

East Xtra: Drama is building for Penn-Trafford

Crucial final matches to determine postseason position in girls volleyball.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Allderdice, University Prep in City showdown

Winner captures regular-season title and top seed in playoffs.

1 week ago

West Xtra: Blackhawk volleyball team 'set' to make a playoff run

Despite having to shuffle personnel at the key setter position, Blackhawk will advance to the WPIAL playoffs.

1 week ago

North/West Xtra: Quaker Valley sisters win WPIAL Class AA doubles title

In a classic “sisters act,“ Quaker Valley’s Bojalads defeated Beaver’s Taylors in the WPIAL doubles championship match.

1 week ago

West Xtra: Central Valley girls uphold golf tradition

Despite some significant graduation attrition and moving up in class, the Central Valley girls golf team is still a contender.

1 week ago

 North Allegheny's Bree Blair, a senior middle hitter, reaches to return a shot against Penn-Trafford in the Mt. Lebanon tournament on Aug. 30.

North Xtra: Despite injuries, North Allegheny still winning

Volleyball team loses two starters but still battling to remain in playoff picture.

1 week ago

 Obama Academy's Theodore Papazekos heads the ball against West Allegheny's Michael Roberts Tuesday night.

High school highlights: Seneca Valley boys soccer defends crown

The No. 5 Raiders claimed the Class AAA Section 2 title again thanks to a little help from North Allegheny’s loss to Shaler.

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 Jeff Van Kooten, left, of Central Catholic leads the pack in the annual Central Catholic Invitational, a high school cross country meet, at Schenley Park Friday. He finished first in his group with the time of 15:52.30.

Joint effort lifts North Allegheny cross country at Central Catholic Invitational

The Tigers were short-handed Saturday, but still managed to finish first in the Boys A Division at the Central Catholic Invitational.

2 weeks ago

 Arnold Palmer congratulates Fox Chapel’s Anthony Cordaro, who won the WPIAL Class AAA boys golf championship on a playoff hole Thursday at Palmer’s Latrobe County Club.

Playoff produces WPIAL golf title for Fox Chapel sophomore

A one-hole playoff was needed, but Fox Chapel’s Anthony Cordaro won the WPIAL Class AAA golf crown with Arnold Palmer on hand to watch.

2 weeks ago

High school highlights: Upper St. Clair wins on late goal

Garrett Blake’s goal with two minutes left in the game gave Class AAA No. 2 Upper St. Clair a 2-1 win at No. 3 Peters Township.

2 weeks ago

 Mars' Julia Zimmer (No. 14), a sophomore setter, and teammate Hannah Both, a senior middle blocker, block a scoring attempt by Montour during the Midwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Sept. 20.

North Xtra: New section poses challenge for Mars

Mars volleyball team is finding success competing in Class AAA.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: As usual, North Allegheny runners dominate the field

Cross country team reaping benefits of a large athletic program.

2 weeks ago

 Fox Chapel's Laurel Shymansky and teammate Amanda Nord advanced to this week's WPIAL Class AAA doubles championship.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel duo best in section

Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord storm to Class AAA Section 3 doubles title.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Lebo displays its depth in doubles

Mt. Lebanon has qualified two doubles teams for the WPIAL Class AAA tournament.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Thomas Jefferson volleyball team backs up all the hype

Ranked No. 2 in the preseason, undefeated Thomas Jefferson is proving worthy of that lofty ranking.

2 weeks ago

 South Fayette's Wes Keeling shot a 6-over 78 to finish tied for second at the WPIAL Class AA championship tournament at Youghiogheny Country Club.

South/West Xtra: South Fayette senior finishes as WPIAL 'AA' runner-up

Wes Keeling tried to stay out of trouble on a difficult course and in so doing tied for second at the WPIAL Class AA championships.

2 weeks ago

 Norwin's Molly Parker goes up for a spike against Shaler Area in the Shaler tournament last month.

East Xtra: Norwin stays in section title race

Knights emerging as one of the top volleyball teams in rugged Section 1.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Plum golfer eager to take shot at WPIALs

Course management is the key to success for Mustangs' Andrew Reynolds.

2 weeks ago

West Xtra: OLSH in control of Section 4-A volleyball standings

The Our Lady of the Sacred Heart volleyball team looks to add to its string of WPIAL playoff appearances.

2 weeks ago

West Xtra: Two Beaver doubles teams advance to WPIAL tourney

A pair of doubles teams from Beaver, including the Taylor sisters, will compete in the district championships.

2 weeks ago

High school highlights: Central Catholic clinches section title

Ryan Sproule scored three times to help Class AAA No. 1 Central Catholic clinch Section 4 with a win against Bethel Park.

2 weeks ago

 Lauren Waller, a senior at Canon-McMillan won the WPIAL title yesterday.

WPIAL girls golf: Senior, sophomore bag titles

Lauren Waller fires a personal-best 4-under 68 for crown; Greensburg Central Catholic sophomore Olivia Zambruno takes AA championship.

2 weeks ago

 Upper St. Clair's Shayne Sibley (23) sets up his first goal of the game against Chartiers Valley Thusrday night.

High school highlights: Brashear rolls to win

A couple of returns for touchdowns helped lead the Bulls past Perry for their first City League victory.

3 weeks ago

Par is plenty for champion

Quaker Valley’s Tanabe earns victory in Class AA individual boys golf championship at Youghiogheny Country Club.

3 weeks ago

West Xtra: Injury-riddled Riverside battling to remain in playoff contention

Despite a plethora of injuries, Riverside remains in contention for a WPIAL playoff spot in girls soccer.

3 weeks ago

 Montour's Cecilia Esposito, a 6-foot-1 junior middle hitter, goes up for a kill shot against Blackhawk during the Midwestern Athletic Conference Tournament Saturday at Montour.

West Xtra: Under new coach, Montour leads section in volleyball

A new coach and a new section has yielded an excellent start to the season for the Montour girls volleyball team.

3 weeks ago

 Carlynton's Hannah Phillips returns a shot during the third-place match against Indiana's Lucy Bujdos in the WPIAL Class AA singles tournament last week at Shady Side Academy.

West Xtra: Carlynton junior qualifies for PIAA tennis tournament

Hannah Phillips, a junior at Carlynton, qualified for the state Class AA singles tournament.

3 weeks ago

 Cody Dobbin, a student at Avella, plays for the Burgettstown golf team under a cooperative agreement.

West Xtra: Burgettstown still a contender under a new coach

Veteran coach Jon Vallina has departed, but Burgettstown is still a small-school power in golf.

3 weeks ago

 North Allegheny's Anna Li won the Class AAA third-place consolation match to qualify for the PIAA tournament.

North Xtra: North Allegheny's Li achieves a goal in WPIAL

Tigers sophomore qualifies for PIAA tournament by finishing third in WPIALs.

3 weeks ago

North Xtra: North Allegheny makes case as WPIAL title contender

Unbeaten record against WPIAL teams has field hockey team with lofty goals.

3 weeks ago

North Xtra: Eden Christian targets WPIAL playoff berth

New coach inherits challenge of turning girls volleyball team into a winner.

3 weeks ago


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