McDONALD – Fort Cherry head coach Jim Shiel knows his team is at a disadvantage.
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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.
There were multiple gold medals won by local boys at the WPIAL Track & Field Championships Thursday at Slippery Rock University.
WAYNESBURG — The Fort Cherry girls were too deep for the other three teams in the WPIAL Class AA team semifinal at Waynesburg, and that depth paid off Tuesday with a berth into the district team championship.
After a tough three-game stretch two weeks ago, Canon-McMillan is back on track. Trinity continues to out-hit opponents, two neighboring schools could be fighting of a final playoff spot and Carmichaels could make it interesting in Class 2A Section 3.
Keeping up to date with local college athletes in basketball, baseball, softball, wrestling and track and field.
FOX CHAPEL – The Fort Cherry girls volleyball team qualified for the PIAA tournament for the second time in three years after a 3-0 sweep of Greensburg Central Catholic in the Class A third-place consolation match Saturday morning at Fox Chapel High School.
Carmichaels grabs the highest seed out of the nine, local playoff teams with the second seed in the Class A playoffs.
Several area volleyball teams have clinched a playoff berth. Others are hoping a final strong push will help them qualify for the postseason.
After a nine-year hiatus from playing one another, Burgettstown convincingly handles Fort Cherry in a Three Rivers Conference game.
There isn't a shortage of important conference games in high school football this week. Belle Vernon hosts Thomas Jefferson, South Fayette travels to New Castle and neighbors Fort Cherry and Burgettstown meet for the first time since 2009.
An impressive debut for Charleroi coach Lance Getsy, big plays haunt Canon-McMillan again and why nobody is going to easily push Burgettstown around.
McDONALD — Zach Vincenti scored on a 10-yard touchdown run on Fort Cherry's first play of the second overtime as the Rangers outlasted visiting Carlynton, 21-14.
Kylie Airesman appears as sweet as the cookies she peddles as a Girl Scout but beware, she’s dangerous. She has recorded 413 kills on the volleyball court. She enters her senior season at Bishop Canevin on pace to reach No. 2 on the school’s all-time kills list. Currently, the McDonald nativ…
Aces were wild whenever Golda Gershanok stepped onto the tennis courts for Mt. Lebanon. “She has a big serve,” said Mt. Lebanon coach Paul Skrok. “She’s a very strong girl and she can overpower you with her strength.” For four years, Golda did just that for the Blue Devils. She helped Lebo c…
Brenna Cavanaugh’s attempt to defend her PIAA title in the Class AA 100-meter hurdles was dashed when she clipped the final two hurdles and finished fourth at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University over Memorial Day weekend. Cavanaugh crossed with a time of 14.58. The se…
Wash High rolled through the WPIAL playoffs in 1998 to win a second consecutive championship. The Little Prexies then won four straight games in the PIAA tournament to secure its first state title.
Jade Renner picked up her 11th win of the season, striking out four, and went 3-for-4 with two RBI as West Greene closed the regular season with a 13-3 win in six innings over Bentworth in a nonsection game.
Colin Caven cracked a two-run homer to send the playoff-bound Peters Township past Baldwin, 4-2, in a Section 3 game in Class 6A.
Shane Smith scored from second base on an error in the top of the seventh inning and Blake McElhaney pitched out of a full-blown jam in the bottom of the inning as Fort Cherry edged Frazier 10-9 in a wild Section 1-AA game Tuesday.
Kyle Steele pitched and hit Trinity to the WPIAL playoffs in a 3-0 win over Section 2-5A foe Montour Monday afternoon.
Destin Weiser hit a hard ground ball to left field and Matt Whitfield scored from second base as Chartiers-Houston defeated Fort Cherry, 6-5 in eight innings, Friday for its fourth straight Section 2-A win.
West Greene remained tied with Monessen for first place in Section 2-A with a 4-2 victory over visiting Carmichaels Wednesday.