Moon Area's Luke James, left, tries to beat West Allegheny's Hunter Ross to the puck.

West Xtra: Moon enjoys turnaround on the ice

After closing last season on an 0-6-1 slide, Moon has turned things around on the ice to start the new campaign.

3 days ago

 Baldwin's Mallory O'Brien, a junior setter, is one of many underclassmen expected to return to the Highlanders lineup next season.

South Xtra: Baldwin girls volleyball team completes a satisfying season

A WPIAL title followed by a run to the final four in the state was a rewarding experience for the Baldwin girls volleyball team.

3 days ago

South Xtra: Canon-McMillan finds life at the top is good

Under second-year coach Terry Virtue, Canon-McMillan is battling for the top spot in PIHL Class AAA.

3 days ago

 Seven seniors on the Greensburg Central Catholic girls volleyball team celebrate with the PIAA Class A championship trophy, from left Abbey Mirigliano, Rachel Moore, Megan Palcic, Lauren Nolfi Megan Stunja, Leah Bisignani and Veronica Komoroski.

East Xtra: Greensburg Central Catholic savors state title

Centurions defeat defending PIAA champion Marian Catholic in five-set thriller in volleyball final.

3 days ago

East Xtra: New Norwin coach has splendid resumé

Bill Closson a two-time PIAA and NCAA place-winner in wrestling.

3 days ago

Greensburg Central Catholic rallies for Class A volleyball title

The Centurions claimed the PIAA girls volleyball championship, the WPIAL’s first in any classification since 2006.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Hard work pays off for Hempfield

Developmental year last year helps hockey team turn things around this season.

1 week ago

 Beaver Area's Monica Galino, left, and Kayla Bulat can't make the save against Thomas Jefferson in a WPIAL Class AA semifinal match at Baldwin High School.

West Xtra: Bishop Canevin bows out in PIAA volleyball tournament

Bishop Canevin and Beaver Area closed their volleyball seasons finishing in the top eight in the state of their respective classes.

1 week ago

 North Allegheny's Tayler Ricketts, left, and teammate junior Annika Chang try for a dig during the WPIAL Class AAA title match against Baldwin.

North Xtra: Seneca Valley eliminated in close match

Season ends in five-set thriller in PIAA volleyball quarterfinals.

1 week ago

 Thomas Jefferson's Rachel Stover, left, scores against Beaver Area's Alexa Mamone in a WPIAL Class AA semifinal at Baldwin High School.

South Xtra: TJ misses chance in PIAA volleyball playoffs

For a time, it appeared that the Thomas Jefferson volleyball team would reach the state semifinals, but that chance slipped away.

1 week ago

PIAA volleyball: Centurions are 1st WPIAL team in final since 2010

Greensburg Central Catholic ended a three-year drought for WPIAL teams reaching the PIAA volleyball final.

1 week ago

Hiatus ends for Baldwin in volleyball

The Highlanders again beat Seneca Valley in a thriller to get back to the PIAA semifinals after a 10-year drought.

2 weeks ago

 Baldwin junior outside hitter Mac Voelker tries for a point as North Allegheny's Meg Morningstar and her sister, Piper, go for a block during the WPIAL Class AAA championship match last Saturday at Baldwin.

South Xtra: Baldwin celebrates its WPIAL volleyball championship

After an 11-year drought, Baldwin returns to the top of WPIAL girls volleyball.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Ellis School finds a way to win title

Team's victory ends Shady Side's dominance in Class AA field hockey.

2 weeks ago

 Greensburg Central Catholic senior outside hitter Megan Stunja goes up for a shot as Bishop Canevin junior Bailey McDonald defends.

East Xtra: Victory is sweet for Greensburg Central Catholic

Centurions get revenge on Bishop Canevin in WPIAL volleyball championship.

2 weeks ago

 Bishop Canevin junior setter/opposite Bailey McDonald  passes to a teammate during the WPIAL Class A championship match Saturday at Baldwin High School.

West Xtra: Big lead, WPIAL title slip away for Bishop Canevin

Bishop Canevin lost “the rubber match” in its volleyball rivalry with Greensburg Central Catholic.

2 weeks ago

West Xtra: Beaver sisters state runners-up in doubles

Beaver Area’s Taylor sisters earned silver medals at the PIAA tennis tournament last weekend in Hershey.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: District prevails at PIAA tournament

Shady Side's Ananya Dua, North Allegheny team bring home tennis gold.

2 weeks ago

 North Allegheny midfielder Megan Guzzardi works through the Pine-Richland defense to pass the ball down field.

North Xtra: North Allegheny defeats rival to win WPIAL title

Tigers stomp Pine-Richland, move on to PIAA field hockey tournament.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: North Allegheny runners leave no doubt

Cross country team uses a pack mentality to capture PIAA gold.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: North Allegheny edged in title match

Scoring most points doesn't pay off for Tigers' girls volleyball team.

2 weeks ago

High school highlights: Seneca Valley girls volleyball moves on

The Raiders edged McDowell in the first round of the PIAA playoffs Tuesday night.

2 weeks ago

Shady Side junior Dua takes state tennis crown

Shady Side’s Ananya Dua won the PIAA Class AAA singles championship Saturday in Hershey, Pa., defeating North Allegheny's Anna Li, 6-1, 6-1.

3 weeks ago

Shaler's Schwartz prevails to win state cross country title

Brianna Schwartz, the WPIAL record-holder, claimed a win in 17 minutes, 39 seconds, nine seconds ahead of Pennsbury's Olivia Sargent.

3 weeks ago

Baldwin, Ford City, Greensburg Central Catholic are volleyball champs

Baldwin, Ford City and Greensburg Central Catholic claimed titles.

3 weeks ago

 Quaker Valley's Zach Skolnekovich won the WPIAL Class AA individual cross country championship last Thursday at Cooper's Lake Campground.

North Xtra: Area runners prevail at WPIAL meet

North athletes dominate at almost every level at cross country championships.

3 weeks ago

South Xtra: Runner-up finish satisfying for Canon-McMillan squad

Canon-McMillan’s boys cross country team surprised the field with a second-place finish at the WPIAL Class AAA championship meet.

3 weeks ago

 Canon-McMillan's Lauren Waller, a two-time WPIAL champion, just missed winning a state championship last week in York.

South Xtra: Canon-Mac's Waller finishes as runner-up in PIAA golf

Tied for the lead after 36 holes, Canon-McMillan’s Lauren Waller lost the PIAA Class AAA championship in a sudden-death playoff.

3 weeks ago

 Avonworth coach Doug Vandervort doesn't like the type of ball the PIAA has chosen for the state tournament.

North/South/East/West Xtra: The ol' ball switch irks district coaches

High school volleyball coaches give their feedback on how to improve their sport.

3 weeks ago

 Beaver Falls' Domenic Peretta wins the WPIAL Class A cross country championship at Cooper's Lake Campground.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls junior claims WPIAL Class A cross country title

After winning two PIAA track championships last spring, Beaver Falls’ Dominic Peretta is hunting more state gold.

3 weeks ago

West Xtra: Central Valley girls battle to AAA state golf championship

A move up in competition and nasty weather couldn’t stop the Central Valley girls from winning another state golf championship.

3 weeks ago

North Allegheny, Beaver grab wins in WPIAL volleyball quarterfinals

In WPIAL girls quarterfinals, No. 8 North Allegheny beat No. 1 Shaler, 3-1, in Class AAA; No. 11 Beaver swept No. 3 Hopewell in Class AA.

3 weeks ago

 North Allegheny's Jessica Brandon (33) celebrates her first half goal with teammates.

North Allegheny repeats
 as Class AAA champions in field hockey

Maddy Snyder scored three goals to lift North Allegheny to a 4-0 win against Pine-Richland in the WPIAL Class AAA field hockey championship.

3 weeks ago

High school highlights: North Allegheny claims gold in girls tennis

A sweep of the two doubles matches lifted North Allegheny's girls tennis to a 3-1 win against Shady Side in the PIAA Class AAA championship.

4 weeks ago

 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.

1 month ago

Winners Then & Now: Mikki Bjuro

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

1 month ago

Winners Then & Now: Colleen Rosensteel

Greensburg Central Catholic grad paying it forward after storied success.

1 month ago

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.

1 month ago


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