BROWNSVILLE -- Rich Tranquill enjoyed his return as a high school boys basketball coach even if his Chartiers-Houston squad came up short in a 35-32 non-section loss at Brownsville on Friday night.
In good times, troubled times or even in down times, the one staple of the Chartiers-Houston High School girls basketball team is tough, tenacious defense.
The high school sports seasons in Pennsylvania were brought to a sudden end before they began last spring, and the fall seasons have been played with safer, socially distant guidelines. But what hasn’t changed in high school athletics is the recruiting game.
CHARLEROI — Jimmy Sadler rushed for 220 yards on only nine carries and scored four touchdowns, and Chartiers-Houston returned two interceptions for scores, as the Bucs defeated Charleroi 48-13 in a Class 2A Century Conference game Friday.
FREDERICKTOWN — Nathan Cavallo ran for two first-half touchdowns and Chartiers-Houston won its Class 2A Century Conference opener 21-6 over Beth-Center on Friday night.
CALIFORNIA – Confusion filled Piper McLaughlin’s senses as she slid safely into third base and looked up to see her Chartiers-Houston teammates flying from the dugout toward home plate.
Chartiers-Houston’s Brianna Liebold capped a stellar track and field career on May 27, 2006, when she won her fourth gold medal at the PIAA Track & Field Championships, dominating the competition in the Class AA triple jump.
After a string of misses in the state finals, Chartiers-Houston won its first PIAA softball title on June 18, 2010, against Montgomery.
The previous “When Sports Were Played” was about a five-overtime college basketball game. Today, in keeping with the theme of long contests, we revisit a well-played 15-inning softball playoff game betrween Chartiers-Houston and Burgettstown from May 24, 2004:
Few high school softball programs have enjoyed as much success as Chartiers-Houston. The Bucs have won eight WPIAL championships. In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to C-H’s first title, which happened exactly 33 years ago today, May 27, 1987.
The WPIAL approved a new scheduling format and it’s designed to prevent teams from pitching their ace against the same section opponent twice in a season
The “When Sports Were Played” for today takes us back to Feb. 20, 1991, when Bentworth juggled its lineup and found the right combination to beat Chartiers-Houston and win the WPIAL Class AA wrestling team championship.
The local area has never been known as a hotbed for high school tennis, but in today’s “When Sports Were Played” we revisit it’s high-water mark, Nov. 3, 2007, when two girls doubles teams each won PIAA championships.
Sometimes a midseason football game between teams hovering around the .500 mark can result in a remarkable finish. Thus was the case in today’s “When Sports Were Played” game as Chartiers-Houston, a yard away from trailing by three scores, rallied in the final six minutes to beat Brentwood o…
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…
The cancellation of the high school softball season affected players, coaches and fans. For the Alderson and Simms families, who are involved beyond the norm, the impact has made for a difficult time.
There was much talk recently about holding sporting events without spectators. Such an event would not be a first for Washington County. In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to Dec. 17. 1980, when the WPIAL ordered a local wrestling match be held without fans in the gymnasium.
Burgettstown, led by Avery Havelka, outworks Chartiers-Houston with commanding performance to take over second place in the Class 2A Section 3 standings.
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.
Trinity puts together another impressive offensive showing, something that isn't new for the Hillers, who are the highest scoring team in Class 5A.
Chartiers-Houston uses bulletin-board material and solid performances from Seth Dunn and Austin Arnold to upend California in a Section 2-AA game.
After winning a state title in Missouri last season, Wyatt Henson has transferred back to Waynesburg High School.
CALIFORNIA – As they raised the trophy over their heads, one word seemed appropriate for the members of the South Fayette High School girls cross country team.
YORK – Several local golfers are within striking distance of the leaders after the opening round of the PIAA Championhips on Monday at Heritage Hills Golf Resort.