2019 High School Football Preview
The WPIAL released its section alignments for boys and girls basketball. Here are five observations from some of the shifting that was done.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to March 9, 2018, when Chartiers-Houston’s Alexa Williamson set the record for points in a playoff game by a basketball player from the O-R’s coverage area. On Tuesday, we will revisit the game when local boys player set the WPIAL playoff scor…
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we revisit a basketball section tiebreaker game from Feb. 18, 1978. Immaculate Conception’s John Abel tallied what was then a WPIAL postseason record 49 points, but the Comets lost the game to Burgettstown.
Two members of the Washington-Greene County Chapter have been elected to the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame it was announced Saturday.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to March 25, 1961, when Fort Cherry became the first school from Washington County to win a PIAA basketball championship. The game was played at the University of Pittsburgh.
Huddling around the center circle at midcourt as practice concluded at Hiller Hall, the Trinity High School girls basketball team talked about its travel plans to Chambersburg High School for the second round of the state tournament.
The PIAA suspended winter sports championships less than 24 hours after the Trinity girls basketball team advanced to the state quarterfinals. The Hillers, like everybody else, are in a holding pattern.
Nineteen local high school basketball players were chosen to compete in the annual Roundball Classic. The seven-game event is tentatively scheduled for April 24-25 at Geneva College.
“They were the best team I’ve seen this year,” Wilkes-Barre G.A.R. coach John Hopkins said about the 1985-86 Washington Little Presidents.
Hillers hold Great Valley to just four points in each of the first three quarters on way to PIAA playoff victory.
Trinity has relied on its athleticism the entire season. It won't be any different in the second round of the state tournament when they play Great Valley.
After ending a 39-year drought without a state playoff victory last Friday, Belle Vernon is eyeing to make more history against Lancaster Catholic Tuesday night.
McDONALD – If there was a championship game loss hangover permeating through the Trinity girls basketball program, it was quickly overcome by the time the Hillers tipped off PIAA tourney play Saturday afternoon at South Fayette High School.
Malia Magestro struck once again, this time for 24 points in another Kennedy Catholic victory over West Greene in the first round of the state tournament.
West Greene plays Kennedy Catholic in the first round of the state tournament for the second consecutive year.
Four local boys teams advanced to the PIAA boys basketball playoffs that begin later this week. Here is what to know when they tip off in first-round games.
No introductions need made when Trinity and Chartiers Valley meet for a WPIAL Class 5A title. The two section rivals know one another very well.
West Greene has lost each of the last two years in the WPIAL Class A girls basketball championship. Friday, the Pioneers will try to change that in a rematch with Rochester.
Trinity dominated the final two-and-a-half quarters en route to a semifinal victory and playing in its first title game since 2016.
West Greene survives and advances to its third straight WPIAL Class A title appearance despite frantic finish to semifinal against Sewickley Academy.
BALDWIN – The WPIAL’s Class 5A girls basketball quarterfinal matchup Saturday between Trinity and Gateway had so many people talking about tempo that you’d think the Baldwin High School gymnasium had turned into a drummers convention.
PLUM — Cam Nusser scored 17 points, and Mitchell Pohlot and Devin Whitlock each had a double-double, leading Belle Vernon to a 66-61 come-from-behind win over third-seeded Quaker Valley in the WPIAL Class 4A boys basketball quarterfinals Saturday at Plum High School.
Michael Carmody couldn't be stopped in the final three quarters as Mars defeats cold-shooting South Fayette in the WPIAL Class 5A quarterfinals.
McMURRAY – As a first-year head coach calling the shots in a first-round playoff game, Mike Drazich was prepared Tuesday night to make a lot of tough and important decisions in Avella High School’s girls basketball playoff game against Propel Andrew Street.
Continuing to play in nail-biting fashion, South Fayette makes last-second layup to edge Franklin Regional in first-round playoff game.
Washington had two chances to win the game at the buzzer. Neither shot could fall as the Prexies fall in heartbreaking fashion to Neshannock.
Two teams are trying to end long waits since their last playoff wins. Others are hoping to ride late success in the regular season into the playoffs. That and more on five things to watch when the WPIAL high school basketball playoffs begin for some local teams as early as tonight.
The Washington and Charleroi boys basketball teams shared the Class 3A Section 4 title. Tuesday night, three teams that weren't section champions in any capacity were seeded ahead of both of them.