Peters Township's Hunter Bruce follows a shot in the WPIAL Boys AAA Individual Championship & PIAA Qualifier at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa Thursday, October 8,  2015.

Peters Township has its first WPIAL boys individual golf title

Sophomore Hunter Bruce shoots a 1-over 73 at Southpointe Golf Club to hold on for WPIAL Class AAA championship

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 Peters Township's Mia Kness finished tied for sixth at the WPIAL Class AAA individual championships Tuesday at Rolling Hills Country Club in McMurray.

South Xtra: Peters Township junior advances to states

Mia Kness rallies on back nine to finish tied for sixth at WPIAL Class AAA individual golf finals.

1 day ago

 Upper St. Clair senior opposite Samantha Amos has been voted to the Penn­syl­va­nia Vol­ley­ball Coaches As­so­ci­a­tion all-state team three times.

South Xtra: Upper St. Clair a tall order for opponents

With three girls who are 6 feet 2, volleyball team powering its way to the top of the standings.

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 Greensburg Central Catholic's Olivia Zambruno won the WPIAL Class AA individual golf championship by five strokes Tuesday at Rolling Hills Country Club in McMurray.

East Xtra: Greensburg CC junior wins second golf title in a row

Olivia Zambruno captures WPIAL AA individual championship by five strokes.

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 Norwin senior setter Maria Ferragonio has been second-team all-WPIAL Class AAA the past two seasons.

East Xtra: Once again, Norwin at the top in volleyball

Despite heavy loss to graduation, versatile Knights the team to beat in Class AAA Section 1.

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 Beaver Area junior outside hitter Grace Oram (29) and sophomore middle hitter Alexa Mamone jump for a block last month.

West Xtra: Young Beaver Area no longer a surprise team

Bobcats’ girls volleyball team is living up to expectations after a strong postseason run last year.

1 day ago

 Fox Chapel senior Margot Savin, left, passes the ball down the field as Oakland Catholic's Summer Conley defends in a game last week.

North Xtra: Lopsided wins piling up for Fox Chapel

But it’s the two close victories that have field hockey team encouraged.

1 day ago

 Jen McCrady, the Fox Chapel field hockey coach, rappelled down the side of the Oliver Building Downtown as part of a cancer fundraiser last year.

North Xtra: Fox Chapel coach takes a big leap of faith

Rappelling down the side of a building just a small fight for Jen McCrady.

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 Jason Li of Sewickley Academy was the medalist at the WPIAL Class AA individual golf championships Oct. 1 at Allegheny Country Club.

North/West Xtra: Sewickley Academy eyes a third consecutive WPIAL golf title

Behind individual medalist Jason Li, Panthers confident heading into Class AA event.

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North Xtra: Top-ranked Freeport posed for another deep run

Yellowjackets reshuffle lineup and girls volleyball team is stronger than ever.

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 Amanda Nord, left, and Laurel Shymansky of Fox Chapel high-five during the girls WPIAL Class AAA tennis championships Wednesday at North Allegheny. They won, 6-0,-6-1 against North Allegheny's Tina Li and Ashley Huang.

Fox Chapel duo wins Class AAA girls tennis doubles crown

Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord won the WPIAL Class AAA girls doubles championship, while Zoe Bojalad and Emily Kraus won it in Class AA.

2 days ago

 Greensburg Central Catholic's Olivia Zambruno tees off on the 11th hole during the Girls AA Invididual Championship & PIAA Qualifier at the Rolling Hills Country Club, Tuesday.

WPIAL Class AAA and AA girls golf championships

Hampton’s Balish, Greensburg Central Catholic’s Zambruno have somewhat similar stories in winning WPIAL individual girls titles.

3 days ago

The second Pittsburgh City League Hall of Fame class announced

The 23 inductees include two former NFL players, a bronze medalist from the 1948 Olympics and a former WNBA player.

4 days ago

2015-16 PIHL hockey preview

Shaler moves back up to Class AAA, should be a Penguins Cup contender after losing in the semifinals in 2014-15.

4 days ago

High school highlights: Repeat titles at Schenley Park Oval

Two runners placed first again in a big cross country meet Saturday: Nick Wolk (Peters Township) and Lauren Finikiotis (Oakland Catholic).

6 days ago

 Jason Li of Sewickley Academy tees off on the 9th hole in the WPIAL Boys AA Golf Championship at Allegheny Country Club in Sewickley on October 1, 2015.

Defending PIAA champion from Sewickley Academy adds WPIAL title

Junior Jason Li slips past teammate for Class AA boys golf championship at his home course, Allegheny Country Club.

1 week ago

North/South/East/West Xtra: Fox Chapel duo ready to reclaim its title

WPIAL girls doubles tournament is on the horizon, and Laurel Shymansky and Amanda Nord eye another Class AAA tennis championship.

1 week ago

 Franklin Regional's Spencer Lee will miss most of the high school wrestling season with a torn labrum.

East Xtra: Franklin Regional phenom deals with injury

Two-time world champion wrestler Spencer Lee anxious to begin rehabilitation process.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Central Catholic hoping to build off early success

Vikings hoping run through tournament is an indicator of good things to come for hockey team.

1 week ago

 West Allegheny returns its leading scorer, Ryan Rohm, this season.

West Xtra: West Allegheny eyes new challenge

Drop to Class A makes Indians’ hockey team an early favorite.

1 week ago

 Montour junior setter/opposite Dominica Niccolai, left, was first-team all-Sec­tion 2 last season, and senior middle hitter Alexa Mitro was second team.

West Xtra: It's a case of deja vu for Montour volleyball

Despite leading their section, Spartans face another low seed in the postseason.

1 week ago

 It will take more of an effort for scenes like Quaker Valley celebrating a goal against Mars Area in the 2013 PIHL Class A championship game as both teams were moved up to Class AA.

North Xtra: Mars, Quaker Valley pay the price for success

After dominating PIHL Class A hockey, both teams are now forced to move up to Class AA.

1 week ago

North Xtra: Underdog Mars Area welcomes the challenge

Despite being the smallest school in Class AAA, the girls volleyball team is holding its own in Section 3.

1 week ago

South/East Xtra: Serra Catholic ready for second-half run

Girls volleyball team looks to avenge early loss in rugged Section 2.

1 week ago

 Highlands' Kayla Beale, front, and Mars' Madison King battle for the ball in a Class AAA Section 2 girls soccer game Wednesday night at Highlands.

High school highlights: Seneca Valley girls knock Pine-Richland from unbeaten ranks

The Raiders' shutout of the previously unbeaten and fifth-ranked Rams opens the door for themselves and North Allegheny.

1 week ago

 Beaver's Justin Rogowski, center, fights for possession against Blackhawk's Aaron Frederick, left, and Nevan Schwab, right, in a boys soccer game Thursday night.

High school highlights: Allderdice gets revenge on Brashear

No. 1 Dragons win rematch of last season's City League football title game against No. 2 Bulls.

2 weeks ago

 Beaver Area's Anne Taylor returns a shot against Carlynton's Hannah Phillips in the WPIAL Class AA championship Tuesday at North Allegheny.

West Xtra: Beaver Area junior captures WPIAL title

Anne Taylor upsets top seed to win Class AA singles championship.

2 weeks ago

 Moon Area senior setter/opposite Allison Ulven sets the ball Saturday in the MAC Tournament at Hopewell.

West Xtra: Moon Area off to impressive start

Victories in two tournaments in three weeks set the tone for girls volleyball team.

2 weeks ago

 Shady Side Academy's Ananya Dua returns a shot against North Allegheny's Anna Li in the WPIAL AAA championship Tuesday at North Allegheny.

North Xtra: Shady Side senior defends WPIAL title

Ananya Dua defeats North Allegheny’s Anna Li to retain her individual singles championship.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: Talented Seneca Valley ready for Section 3 battle

Girls volleyball team returns plenty of starters and is taking advantage of all that experience.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: Disappointing finish for Upper St. Clair senior

Charlotte Madson loses in WPIAL semifinals, then falls in Class AAA singles consolation match.

2 weeks ago

 Bethel Park outside hitter Jake Dixon (10) will play college volleyball at NCAA national runner-up Lewis University, where he committed last week.

South Xtra: Bethel Park standout chooses volleyball

Jake Dixon also excels at football and basketball, but commits to Lewis University for volleyball.

2 weeks ago

 Thomas Jefferson senior middle hitter Kayla Smith was a first-team all-Section 6-AA pick last year.

South Xtra: Thomas Jefferson surges despite injuries

Girls volleyball team has remarkable string of bad luck, but still manages to rise to the top.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Once again, Franklin Regional senior falls in semifinals

For third year in a row, Natalia Perry comes up short in her quest for a WPIAL Class AAA singles championship.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Gateway senior hoping to strike gold

PA Cyber student Johnna Beehner fine-tunes her golf game to became one of WPIAL’s top players.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Greensburg CC golfer competes at Augusta

Olivia Zambruno finishes 10th in national competition and experiences the thrill of the Masters.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Hempfield hockey standout skips senior season

Garet Ciaramella, one of the top PIHL goaltenders, will play for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights U-18 team.

2 weeks ago

 Shady Side Academy's Ananya Dua takes on North Allegheny's Anna Li in the WPIAL AAA championship at North Allegheny Tuesday afternoon.

WPIAL tennis championships: Shady Side’s Dua prevails in final

Claims second Class AAA crown in row, 6-3, 6-4.

2 weeks ago

North/South/East/West Xtra: WPIAL girls singles tournament gets under way Monday

Ananya Dua of Shady Side is the Class AAA favorite. The Class AA field is wide open.

3 weeks ago

 Fox Chapel's Anthony Cordaro won the WPIAL Class AAA golf title last season.

North Xtra: Reigning champs looking to repeat

Anthony Cordaro of Fox Chapel and Chris Tanabe of Quaker Valley set out to retain their WPIAL golf titles.

3 weeks ago

 Pine-Richland junior setter Nicole Kordenbrock serves at the Upper St. Clair tournament last Saturday.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland in good shape to continue playoff run

Conditioning program has girls volleyball team primed for fourth postseason appearance under coach Amanda Fetter.

3 weeks ago

North/West Xtra: Sewickley Academy junior finishes second at Invitational

Griffin Mackey wins Class A race at Red, White and Blue Invitational, but loses to rival.

3 weeks ago

 Laura Grimm is the new athletic director at Ringgold.

South Xtra: Ringgold's athletic future is Grimm

Former girls basketball coach Laura Grimm takes over as athletic director.

3 weeks ago

 Baldwin senior middle hitter Barb Spegar (35) and junior outside hitter Maddie Sgattoni try for a block at the Upper St. Clair tournament.

South Xtra: Baldwin leaves other teams in the dark

Girls volleyball team wins Upper St. Clair tournament for second year in a row.

3 weeks ago

 Lauren Finikiotis from Oakland Catholic finishes first in the Girls Class AAA division of the Red, White and Blue cross country invitational Saturday at Schenley Park.

East Xtra: Oakland Catholic junior leads pack at invitational

Lauren Finikiotis, a Mars Borough resident, captures Class AAA race at Red, White and Blue cross country meet.

3 weeks ago

East Xtra: Surprising Oakland Catholic off to strong start

Expected to be in a rebuilding process, girls volleyball team retools in a hurry.

3 weeks ago

 Dom Perretta of Beaver Falls finishes ahead of Seneca Valley's Mike Kolar in the boys Class AAA division of the Red, White and Blue cross country invitational Saturday at Schenley Park.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls senior looks to defend title

Dom Perretta is one of the top cross country runners in the WPIAL.

3 weeks ago

West Xtra: Beaver Falls coach pulling double duty

Doug Biega, longtime basketball coach for Tigers, enjoys his time outside as head of cross country program.

3 weeks ago

 Blackhawk returns starting libero Maggie Muir (11) and senior outside hitter Molly Guthrie.

West Xtra: New motto inspires Blackhawk

Girls volleyball team ready for another dogfight in rugged Class AA Section 1.

3 weeks ago

 Sophomore Yacine Diop is Pitt's leading returning scorer.

Briefs: Pitt women's basketball player in trouble with law

Panthers guard Yacine Diop faces charges after a reported incident on campus last month.

3 weeks ago