2018 High School Football Preview
After 35 seasons as Peters Township High School baseball's coach, and 422 career wins, Joe Maize is retiring.
For three seasons, Kaitlyn Rizor was comfortable and productive on the right side of West Greene’s defensive alignment as the second baseman. She was a key player in three WPIAL championships and two state titles. This spring, however, Rizor was asked to slide over to the key position of sho…
CINCINNATI – As he stands in the dugout watching his team take the field on a sunny April afternoon, Fred James thinks today might be the day.
Numbers don't lie with the success of both the Chartiers-Houston High School softball program and the big three — McKenna Lampe, Madison Lampe and Kaitlyn Rizor — from West Greene. Also, keeping up to date with recruiting news for several local high school football players.
Keeping up with local high school athletics, including a new bill that would change the high school sports landscape in Pennsylvania, South Fayette golfer Luke Lestini qualifying for a national tournament and recruiting news.
The threat of inclement weather postponed PIAA baseball and softball games across the state, including changing the semifinal matchup between West Greene and Dubois Central Catholic.
Chartiers-Houston hopes to limit mistakes against Frazier, something that has doomed the Bucs in the past.
McMURRAY – While Monday’s PIAA first-round playoff game didn’t feature a trophy or a medal ceremony like Wednesday’s WPIAL championship did for West Greene, one thing was the same:
LATROBE – Jordan Kearns is only a freshman and bats in the bottom third of the California High School baseball team’s lineup. Don’t let that fool you. Kearns, a center fielder, has been one of the best hitters in the Trojans’ lineup for the past six weeks.
California’s baseball team has had its fair share of trips to Wild Things Park in late May, while Laurel Highlands will be playing for the WPIAL championship for the first time in school history when both take the field this afternoon in the Class A and 5A baseball finals.
Three area athletes place in top-four in their respective events at the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University.
It's been a long, stressful year for Daniel Layton, especially lately. His senior year ended with redemption as he won PIAA gold in the 110-meter high hurdles.
In track, it typically always comes down to only a few seconds. Two neighboring Washington County schools found that out Friday at the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University.
A disqualification in last year's WPIAL Track & Field Championships left the Fort Cherry girls 1,600-meter relay team on the outside looking in for the state championships. Now, Fort Cherry makes its final trip on the vengeance tour: Shippensburg University.
In Kelly Ward's final year of his longtime career as the Burgettstown track coach, the Blue Devils will have their best representation at the PIAA Track & Field Championships the next two days at Shippensburg University.
A costly non-call loomed large in South Fayette's comeback attempt to upset Franklin Regional in a WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinal baseball game.
West Greene didn’t play its best game Monday afternoon, head softball coach Bill Simms said, but the Pioneers did enough to beat Bishop Canevin, 5-2, in the WPIAL Class 1A quarterfinals at Trinity High School.
McMURRAY – Both offenses struck early, but then the pitchers for Connellsville and Trinity settled into the quarterfinal Class 5A softball game.
LATROBE – When California High School’s sophomore shortstop Payton Conte was at-bat in the bottom of the sixth inning Monday, it was in the pivotal point of the Trojans’ WPIAL Class A quarterfinal baseball playoff game against Eden Christian.
The threat of the long ball might not be the same, but West Greene is producing runs other ways. The Pioneers hope that will lead to even more history with a fourth straight WPIAL championship.
It will be two former Big Macs that will now lead the boys and girls basketball programs at Canon-McMillan.
UPPER ST. CLAIR – For the second year in a row, Peters Township’s season ended with a first-round playoff loss Thursday at Boyce Mayview Park. The fifth-seeded Indians were upset by No. 12 Butler in a hard-fought 5-3 contest in the WPIAL’s Class 6A.
There were multiple gold medals won by local boys at the WPIAL Track & Field Championships Thursday at Slippery Rock University.
Gavin Pratt's 2-hitter and a key defensive play in the seventh inning spark Carmichaels to first-round playoff victory.