Alyvia Kluska of Greensburg Central Catholic played against her sister in the WPIAL Class AA girls singles championships Thursday at Shady Side Academy.

WPIAL tennis championships: Greensburg Central sisters' act settles Class AA

With the first set tied between sisters Alyvia and Michaela Kluska, the unexpected happened, resulting in a Class AA WPIAL title for Alyvia.

1 day ago

 Oakland Catholic's Kallan Baldis bumps a pass, setting up a teammate during a match against Hempfield Area at the Upper St. Clair tournament Saturday.

East Xtra: Seniors keeping Oakland Catholic in the hunt

Unbeaten volleyball team heading toward showdown with top-ranked Shaler.

2 days ago

 South Side Beaver's Cheyenne Seik reaches back to keep the ball in play during a high school volleyball match at the Butler Tournament earlier this season.

West Xtra: South Side Beaver takes on big schools in volleyball tournament

South Side Beaver will play in the big-school bracket at the MAC volleyball tournament this weekend.

2 days ago

West/North Xtra: Even in a rebuilding year, Sewickley looking strong in tennis

Panthers reload, contend for girls tennis title.

2 days ago

North Xtra: Surprising Seneca Valley faces Mars in key match

Volleyball teams square off with first place on the line in Class AAA Section 3.

2 days ago

South Xtra: Peters upholds a strong tennis tradition

Competing in a section that got exponentially tougher, Peters Township hopes to return to its spot among the WPIAL elite.

2 days ago

 Bethel Park's Jess Hanson goes up for a kill shot against Maplewood during action in the Shaler Tournament on Sept. 6.

South Xtra: Bethel volleyball team regroups to stay in mix

Despite significant graduation attrition, Bethel Park is still a WPIAL contender in girls volleyball.

2 days ago

Schifino replaces AD McCallister as Steel Valley basketball coach

Amid controversy, McCallister out, Schifino in as the boys basketball coach at Steel Valley High School.

3 days 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.

3 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

 Lauren Crites is a senior middle hitter and three-year starter for the South Fayette High School girls volleyball team.

South/West Xtra: South Fayette continues to earn respect on volleyball court

A strong showing at an early-season tournament has the South Fayette girls volleyball team raising its expectations this season.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Penn-Trafford handling changes

Girls tennis team dealing with quirks of new schedule.

1 week ago

 Before she sustained a knee injury, Hempfield Area's Maddie Holmberg soars to score a point for the Spartans against Penn-Trafford.

East Xtra: Experienced and talented, Hempfield a WPIAL threat

Despite loss of star player, Spartans' girls volleyball team still a contender.

1 week ago

North Xtra: North Allegheny, Shady Side girls prepare to tee it up in rivalry match

Shady Side and North Allegheny will battle in girls golf match.

1 week ago

North Xtra: There's plenty of talent on the court for Shaler volleyball team

The Shaler girls volleyball team is among the favorites to make a run at a WPIAL title.

1 week 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

Girls' Volleyball: West Allegheny's Savisky set to succeed

Tara Savisky is a four-year starter for the West Allegheny girls volleyball team but she's actually been part of the program for five years.

2 weeks ago

WPIAL makes eligibility rulings

Vincentian girls basketball will add another standout to its talented roster, while a top wrestler’s high school career is likely over.

2 weeks ago

 North Allegheny's No. 1 singles player, Anna Li, returns a shot during a match against Hampton.

North Xtra: North Allegheny begins defense of its state tennis title

Girls tennis team once again among the favorites in Class AAA after 6-0 start.

2 weeks ago

North Xtra: Butler targets playoff berth

Girls volleyball team looks to emerge out of rugged Class AAA Section 3.

2 weeks ago

South Xtra: New volleyball coach wants to take Upper St. Clair to the top

A new coach has some big plans for the Upper St. Clair girls volleyball team.

2 weeks ago

 Kiski Area coach Ellen Toy, back on the bench after an illness, instructs her players during a timeout at the Butler Area tournament last Saturday.

East Xtra: Kiski Area coach Toy fights back

Volleyball coach returns, ready to lead Cavaliers into contention.

2 weeks ago

East Xtra: Plum girls singing a very happy tune

Tennis team off to a strong start as it battles to improve on last season's mark.

2 weeks ago

 Hopewell senior Lauryn Driscoll (No. 22) goes up to lift a shot past the Avonworth front line during action in the Butler Invitational.

West Xtra: Hopewell volleyball team wears its new style quite well

Hopewell has adjusted its style of play to its personnel and the on-court results are quite positive.

2 weeks ago

West Xtra: Moon girls impressive on tennis court

Moon Area is off to a tremendous start in girls tennis, winning its first seven matches of the season.

2 weeks ago

 Shaler's Annie Bozzo is committed to Syracuse.

Girls' Volleyball Preview: Shaler, Freeport the teams to beat

The favorite in Class AAA is Shaler -- the Titans have seven starters returning from a squad that placed fourth in the WPIAL last season.

3 weeks ago

 Canon-McMillan's Lauren Waller.

She stays course with Big Mac boys

As Lauren Waller enters her final season as a high school golfer, plenty of memorable moments have dotted her career.

3 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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