High school football teams will start their regular seasons with a slew of non-conference games. That doesn't mean Week Zero will go away.
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Syn’cere Southern scored 15 points and Canon-McMillan rallied from a halftime deficit to beat Quaker Valley 65-60 in a boys basketball game on Saturday in the PBC Classic at Montour High School.
Dolan Waldo led a balanced scoring effort of four Bethel Park players in double figures in a win over Peters Township.
The big moment for Chris Peccon came midway through the fourth quarter of what would be a 71-34 victory by Ringgold over Waynesburg in a Section 3 game in Class 4A Friday night.
Thrilling wins in the team wrestling section championships earn Waynesburg the top seed in Class AAA and Burgettstown the No. 2 seed in Class AA.
Kendelle Weston scored six of her game-high 20 points in overtime as the Monessen girls basketball team rallied to defeat Avella, 54-51, in a Class A Section 2 game Thursday night.
ROGERSVILLE – The Fort Cherry High School wrestling team secured a spot in next week’s WPIAL Class AA Team Tournament by winning a fifth-place match in section, 42-33, over West Greene on Wednesday night.
Easton McDaniel did a little of everything Wednesday in helping Beth-Center to a 65-49 victory over visiting Mapletown in a non-section boys basketball game.
A bulk of the WPIAL football realignment kept things the same. There are differences, especially for several local teams, that could drastically help the next two seasons.
C.J. Cole scored 31 points and became McGuffey’s all-time scoring leader Monday as the Highlanders defeated visiting Frazier 60-48 and clinched a playoff berth from Class 3A Section 4.
A 24-6 run in the third quarter not only sealed a victory over Carmichaels but gave Chartiers-Houston’s girls basketball team a special milestone to celebrate Monday night.
Six new inductees will be welcomed into the Mid Mon Valley Sports Hall of Fame. With the Class of 2020, the total number of inductees will be 261.
Lucas Garber scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Waynesburg rode a big first half to a 61-49 win over visiting Charleroi in non-section boys basketball action Saturday.
The West Greene girls basketball program has had many landmark wins in recent years, and you can add another to the list.
You won't believe some of the numbers from the past two high school football seasons. Now, like it or not, six classifications and staying away from the 'regionalization' proposal offered by the WPIAL might be the best option.
The 39-game section winning streak for the West Greene girls basketball team was in serious danger of ending midway through the third quarter.
Burgettstown won the subsection championship for Class 2A Section 1A and did so in impressive fashion with a 74-6 victory over visiting Chartiers-Houston on Wednesday night.
Four players scored in double figures and Chartiers-Houston scored the first 19 points of the game, which eventually led to a 66-53 non-section boys basketball victory over Jefferson-Morgan Wednesday night.
The Trinity boys basketball team lost an 11-point halftime lead then the game, 71-60, to South Fayette in Section 2 of Class 5A at Hiller Hall Tuesday night.
McGuffey built a 20-point halftime lead and went on to a 59-45 victory over host Washington in Class 3A Section 2 girls basketball game Monday night.
Belle Vernon erased a halftime deficit by scoring 50 second-half points and defeated visiting Ringgold for the second time in less than month, 77-66, Friday night in a key Class 4A Section 3 boys basketball game.
Burgettstown, led by Avery Havelka, outworks Chartiers-Houston with commanding performance to take over second place in the Class 2A Section 3 standings.
WAYNESBURG – In a matchup of two of the top teams in the WPIAL – past and present – Waynesburg Central downed Connellsville, 55-12, on Thursday in non-section wrestling action.
Three players reached double figures and Trinity used a strong third quarter to down Lincoln Park, 75-57, in a Section 1 girls basketball game in Class 5A Thursday night.
McGuffey not only is tied for first place in its section. The Highlanders lead the entire WPIAL in a statistical category. That and West Greene's tough upcoming schedule and what local basketball teams would be playoff bound if the season ended today.
Monessen needed every bit of its early lead as the Greyhounds held off Frazier, 40-37, in a non-section girls basketball game Wednesday night.
Joey Caruso and Will Wagner combined for 50 points, powering Charleroi to an 85-55 victory over Beth-Center in Class 3A Section 4 boys basketball Tuesday night.
Lucas Garber has been who the Waynesburg High School basketball team has looked to for scoring the last two seasons. Now, the Raiders are hoping that is enough to guide them to a stronger finish and postseason appearance.
Three wrestlers for Waynesburg had pins within the first minute as the Raiders shut out Chartiers Valley, 71-0, in Class 3A Section 4B match Monday night.
Alyssa Pollice made one of two free throws in the waning seconds as Bishop Canevin held off hot-shooting Chartiers-Houston, 51-47, in a battle for first place in Class 2A Section 3 Monday night in girls basketball action.
A potential game-tying layup in the waning seconds wouldn’t fall as tournament host Burgettstown had its late rally fall short in a 54-52 loss to Weir (W.Va.) Saturday in the Chuckie Mahoney Classic.
Trinity puts together another impressive offensive showing, something that isn't new for the Hillers, who are the highest scoring team in Class 5A.
Chris Peccon and Luke Wyvratt combined for 53 points, and Ringgold erupted for 55 points in the second half to rally and defeat host Waynesburg 76-70 in a Class 4A Section 3 boys basketball game Friday night.