High School Sports


 Stu Lyon has returned to Fox Chapel, his high school alma mater, as an assistant basketball coach of years of personal turbulence.

Varsity Xtra: Former Fox Chapel standout battles personal demons on road to recovery

Stu Lyon was the star of Fox Chapel’s 1977 state championship basketball team, but he’s faced some difficult times since then.

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Varsity Xtra: QBs make the switch to basketball in a hurry

Three quarterbacks who played in state championship football games made a quick transition to the basketball court.

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 North Allegheny's Meg Morningstar is a Notre Dame recruit.

High School Athletes of the Week: Meg Morningstar & Dane Jackson

North Allegheny’s Meg Morningstar and Cornell’s Dane Jackson earn weekly recognition.

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 Norwin’s Peyton Deri, left, and Logan Deri defend Latrobe’s Matt Dragan in a WPIAL Class AAAA Section 1 game Tuesday. Latrobe won, 72-63.

High school basketball highlights: Upper St. Clair rallies to stun Chartiers Valley

Marcus McGinniss leads Upper St. Clair to a 68-64 win at Class AAAA No. 2 Chartiers Valley in Section 4.

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 Ben DiNucci North Xtra Player of the Year

North Xtra: Fabulous 22 Football All-Stars

Here are the Post-Gazette’s top 22 high school football players from the North Xtra coverage area.

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 South Xtra Player of the Year: Clairton's Lamont Wade

South Xtra: Fabulous 22 Football All-Stars

Here is the Post-Gazette’s top 22 high school football players in the South Xtra coverage area.

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 Peters Township's Brady Cochrane has scored seven goals to go along with 10 assists in the Indians' first 13 games.

South Xtra: As usual, Peters a power on the ice again

With a cast of characters with familiar surnames, Peters Township stands at the top of the PIHL Class AAA standings.

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 Johnny Petrishen East Xtra Player of the Year

East Xtra: Fabulous 22 Football All-Stars

Here are the Post-Gazette’s top 22 high school football players from the East Xtra coverage area.

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 West Xtra Player of the Year: Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead

West Xtra: Fabulous 22 Football All-Stars

Here are the Post-Gazette’s top 22 high school football players from the West Xtra coverage area.

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 23

Box scores from Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

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 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart's Heidi Langhorst tries to steal the ball from Carlynton's Jordan Melko during an OLSH victory Monday night.

Greensburg Salem's Oberdorf shatters scoring record

Claire Oberdorf set a school record by scoring 49 points and Greensburg Salem cruised to a 75-34 victory against Derry.

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 22

Box scores from Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

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 Freshman standout Phil Jurkovec is having a fine debut season at Pine-Rixchland.

High school notebook: Pine-Richland freshman is WPIAL's next star

Pine-Richland freshman Phil Jurkovec could be the next big thing in two sports.

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West Mifflin edges rival Steel Valley, 70-69

Tony Hill makes two free throws with 26 seconds left to lift West Mifflin to a 70-69 Class AAA Section 3 victory against Steel Valley.

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 Bishop Canevin’s Mitch King, left, battles for the ball with Washington’s Dequay Isbell Friday at Bishop Canevin. Canevin rallied for a 65-55 victory.

High school basketball highlights: North Allegheny rolls over Gateway with Constantino’s 37

Surging North Allegheny, powered by Cole Constantino’s 37 points, rolled to a 90-76 win against Gateway.

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 20

Box scores from Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

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 Pine-Richland coach Eric Kasperowicz didn't take long to lead his team to the top of the WPIAL Class AAAA standings.

Pine-Richland's Kasperowicz gets his team to the top in a hurry

In just his second season as at Pine-Richland, Eric Kasperowicz won a WPIAL title and is the Post-Gazette’s choice as coach of the year..

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 Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead breaks a tackle by Archbishop Wood's Justin Rubin after an interception in the PIAA Class AAA championship game at Hersheypark Stadium last week..

Central Valley's Whitehead delivers in oh-so many ways

Post-Gazette Player of the Year Jordan Whitehead had a sensational senior season, leading his team to a WPIAL title in grand style.

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 Vincentian's Sarah Marusic, left, guards  St. Joseph's Lizzy Celko Thursday night at Vincentian.

High school highlights: Milestone win for Blackhawk star

Standout guard Chassidy Omogrosso surpassed 2,000 career points in the Cougars' victory against Ellwood City.

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2014 All-Conference Football Teams

WPIAL CLASS AAAA FOOTHILLS

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 19

Box scores from Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

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 South Fayette teammates pose for photos after defeating Dunmore in the PIAA Class AA championship game at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday afternoon.

West/South Xtra: Second title is twice as nice for South Fayette football team

In raising their winning streak to 32, the South Fayette Lions proved last year was no fluke in the PIAA Class AA championship game.

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 Jordan Whitehead and the Central Valley football team bowed out in the PIAA Class AAA championship game last Friday at Hersheypark Stadium.

West Xtra: Loss in football state title game stings Central Valley

A memorable football season that included a WPIAL title comes to a bitter end for Central Valley.

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 Beaver Falls' Donovan Jeter, a 6-foot-5 sophomore, shown scoring against Mars Area during a game last season, is one of the Tigers' top offensive threats.

West Xtra: Beaver Falls basketball coach holds great expectations

Beaver Falls has stepped up to Class AAA competition this season but that hasn’t lowered the expectations of coach Doug Biega.

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 Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci (3) and D'ondre Gastion console each other after losing to St. Joseph's Prep in the PIAA Class AAAA championship Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland's comeback falls short

Rams' valiant effort in PIAA championship ends in disappointing loss.

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South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle off to surprising fast start

After losing its top three players from its WPIAL championship team, Seton-LaSalle was expected to take a step back this season. Not so.

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 Emotions get the best of Clairton quarterback Ryan Williams  after losing to Bishop Guilfoyle in the PIAA Class A championship game at Hersheypark Stadium last Friday.

South Xtra: Loss in state title football game shocks Clairton

A remarkable season that included the state scoring record ends in defeat for the Clairton Bears.

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 Allderdice junior Tim Jackson drives through Fox Chapel's defense to score the first two points of a game in a non-league victory for the Dragons on their home court.

East Xtra: Allderdice off to a strong start

Dragons preparing for another deep run into the boys basketball postseason.

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North Xtra: Another hot start for North Allegheny basketball

Senior guard Cole Constantino leading the way as Tigers storm to top of standings.

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 18

Box scores from Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 17

Box scores from Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 16

Box scores from Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

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 An official separates players as Clairton and Bishop Guilfoyle teammates tussle at the end of the PIAA Class A championship at Hersheypark Stadium last Friday.

Clairton deciding on plan after fight in PIAA championship

PIAA waits for Clairton’s plan to resolve football players’ behavior Friday in Class A championship.

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 Mt. Lebanon's Maura Wallace gets a face-full of the arm of Baldwin's Amanda Wood as she takes a shot while being trailed by Baldwin's Amanda Larkin Monday at Mt. Lebanon.

High school basketball highlights: Pine-Richland girls hand rival North Allegheny 1st loss

Unranked Pine-Richland girls basketball team upsets fourth-ranked North Allegheny, 66-58.

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 15

Box scores from Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

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2014 Boys Soccer All-Section Teams

WPIAL CLASS AAA

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2014 Girls Soccer All-Section Teams

 WPIAL CLASS AAA

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Shaler's Brianna Schwartz finishes 18th in prestigious race

Cross-country standout from Shaler Brianna Schwartz closed the year on a bittersweet note in San Diego.

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 Pine Richland's D'ondre Gastion carries for a touchdown against St. Joseph Prep in the PIAA class AAAA championship at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday.

PIAA Class AAAA: Pine-Richland suffers loss to St. Joseph’s Prep

What looked for a time like a lost cause briefly had the makings of an all-time comeback before it all ended in a loss for Pine-Richland.

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 South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh holds the championship trophy after defeating Dunmore in the PIAA class AA championship at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

South Fayette defeats Dunmore, 28-16, for PIAA Class AA Championship

Hunter Hayes finished with 263 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns to help South Fayette win its second consecutive PIAA title.

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 13

Box scores from Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

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 Freeport's Zoe Sollis, center, looks to shoot against East Allegheny Thursday night.

High school highlights: No. 1 Blackhawk wins big

A halftime lead turned into a rout for the Cougars against Beaver.

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 12

Box scores from Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

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Basketball Box Scores: Dec. 11

Box scores from Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

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 Jeannette's Julian Batts battles for possession against Serra Catholic's Tyler Grebur during a game last season. Batts is a senior for the Jayhawks.

East Xtra: Jeannette appears to be a prime contender in WPIAL

Boys basketball team looking to duplicate success of football team after dropping to Class A.

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West Xtra: Warriors aren't facing panic mode

Although they lost their first two games of the basketball season, the Central Valley Warriors know it’s not time to panic.

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