Keystone Oaks' Lucas Fievet, left, contests South Fayette's Mitch Ford for the ball off a corner kick Tuesday in a WPIAL Class AA Section 5 match. South Fayette defeated Keystone Oaks, 5-0.

High School Highlights: Unbeaten Winchester Thurston hands Serra first loss

Winchester Thurston's boys soccer team scores two goals in the second half to improve to 7-0 on the season.

about 10 hours ago

 Keystone Oaks’ Lucas Fievet, left, contests South Fayette’s Mitch Ford for the ball off a corner kick Tuesday in a WPIAL Class AA Section 5 match.

High school highlights: Class A No. 3 Winchester Thurston remains perfect

Winchester Thurston's boys soccer team scores two goals in the second half to improve to 7-0 on the season.

about 22 hours ago

 Bethel Park's Matt Kotkiewicz, right, focuses on the ball as Central Catholic's Austin Palmer goes to defend early in the first half Thursday at Bethel Park.

High school highlights: Allderdice rolls to victory

Jeremiah Hardrick rushed 16 times for 92 yards and scored two touchdowns as Allderdice won, 48-8, against Westinghouse.

5 days ago

 Italia Biondi, Penn-Trafford.

Athletes of the Week: 9.12.14

Khaleke Hudson of McKeesport and Italia Biondi of Penn-Trafford are this week's honorees.

5 days ago

 Central Valley's Carolina Lucci, left, and Ambridge's Kayla Timmons, right, try to head the ball near the goal on a throw in by Central Valley's Lexy Delostrino in the first half Wednesday at Central Valley High School.

High school highlights: Shady Side upsets No. 1 Springdale

Courtney Clark, Olivia Cotter and Juliana Sandford scored to lead Class A No. 3 Shady Side Academy to a 3-0 win at No. 1 Springdale.

6 days ago

 Peters Township's Kelson Marisa and Canon-McMillan's Connor Coleman battle for possession during a match last week.

South Xtra: It's early but Peters rates among elite in boys soccer

A perennial WPIAL boys soccer title contender, Peters Township starts the season with some quality victories.

6 days ago

East Xtra: Franklin soccer team comfortable in its new section

The Franklin Regional boys soccer team’s return to Section 3 puts it back in familiar territory.

6 days ago

East Xtra: Burrell enjoying quick beginning

Girls soccer team has sights set on elusive postseason appearance.

6 days ago

West Xtra: Bridgers boys soccer team off to a hot start

After moving back to Class AA, the Ambridge boys soccer team finds smooth going in its first four games.

6 days ago

West Xtra: Versatility helps New Brighton girls soccer team

With a small roster, New Brighton girls soccer coach Megan Bair finds a way to make do by utilizing her players’ versatility.

6 days ago

 EYES WIDE SHUT: Fox Chapel’s Michael Snowball, left, heads the ball away from Plum Tuesday night in WPIAL Class AAA Section 3 match. Plum won, 2-0.

High school highlights: Carlynton boys soccer tops Eden in OT

Tuesday night nearly saw a stunning upset in Class A Section 3 boys soccer, but No. 1 Carlynton pulled out a win against Eden Christian.

1 week ago

 Obama Academy's Abe Kouyate practices with his team Tuesday afternoon.

Varsity Xtra: Obama has one of district’s top players

Near one of the soccer nets is a baseball backstop, while behind the net at the other end sits a red brick building with graffiti painted

1 week ago

 Peters Township's Kelson Marisa and Canon-McMillan's Connor Coleman fight for the ball Thursday night.

High school highlights: Brown rallies University Prep

Quarterback Ron Brown rallies University Prep to 27-20 City League victory against Westinghouse.

1 week ago

Expectations high for Canon-McMillan Girls soccer

Dave Derrico has approached all 13 of his seasons as Canon-McMillan girls soccer head coach the same way: with high expectations.

1 week ago

 Avonworth's Dewey Konopka, right, tries to beat Seton-LaSalle's Chris Cho to the ball during a match last year.

North Xtra: Avonworth building off 2013 success

Losing to eventual WPIAL finalist in playoffs shows Antelopes how close they were.

1 week ago

North Xtra: Springdale features strong 'D'

Key to success for girls soccer team begins with a strong back line of players.

1 week ago

 South Park's Justin Minda, left, beating Shady Side Academy's Chinedu Okoroafor to the ball during a game last season, opened this campaign by scoring three goals against Southmoreland.

South Xtra: South Park handles its No. 1 ranking well

South Park entered the boys soccer season as the area’s top-ranked Class AA team and its off to a great start.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Riverview soccer team ready to raise stakes

The Raiders boys soccer team opens the season ranked No. 4 in Class A and expectations are high.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Greensburg CC takes on a new look

Girls soccer team still has plenty of talent despite loss of top two players.

1 week ago

West Xtra: Carlynton deals with top ranking

Carlynton, the Post-Gazette’s top-ranked WPIAL Class A boys soccer team, won its first two matches of the season.

1 week ago

 Moon's Izzy Engel, rising above Beaver Area's Kristin Davis during a playoff game last year, is one of nine returning starters for the Tigers.

West Xtra: Moon's return to Class AAA starts off successfully

After competing in Class AA for the past two years, Moon’s girls soccer team appears ready for stronger competition.

1 week ago

West Allegheny gets 2-1 soccer win

Defending Class AA champion West Allegheny finally wins a boys soccer match at Quaker Valley.

2 weeks ago

 Seneca Valley's Madeline Seibel, left, fights for a ball with North Allegheny's Monica Pike in the Raiders' win at home.

High school highlights: No. 1 Shady Side Academy girls upset

Bailey Cartwright scored two goals, and No. 4 Greensburg Central Catholic beat No. 1 Shady Side Academy, 2-0, in Class A Section 1.

1 week ago

Boys' Soccer Preview: Defending titles goal for champs

The Peters Township boys soccer team will start this season as the Post-Gazette's top-ranked team in Class AAA.

2 weeks ago

Girls' Soccer Preview: Top teams are no longer playing role as underdog

Seneca Valley is the Post-Gazette's No. 1-ranked team in Class AAA, while Shady Side Academy occupies the top spot in Class A.

2 weeks ago

 West Allegheny's Collin Wurst, left, battles against Mount Pleasant's Tyler Kolar during a playoff match last season.

West Xtra: West Allegheny prepares for an encore performance

After producing the finest season in the program’s history, the Indians hope to duplicate last year’s results.

2 weeks ago

 Hopewell's Abby Losco, right, drives the ball past Central Valley's Ashley Mutkus during a match last season.

West Xtra: Experienced Hopewell girls set high goals

With lots of experience and talent returning, Hopewell could challenge for a WPIAL girls soccer title.

2 weeks ago

 Senior forward Italia Biondi, a University of Toledo recruit, is one of several talented returnees for Penn-Trafford.

East Xtra: Penn-Trafford a WPIAL contender

Girls soccer team hoping to have enough experience to defend section title.

2 weeks ago

 Uwe Schneider -- Long road back for Upper St. Clair soccer coach.

High school notebook: Defending state champions lose soccer coach for season

Boys soccer coach Uwe Schneider won't return to Upper St. Clair for this year as he recovers from a serious accident.

3 weeks ago


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