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Goalie rotation solidifies North Allegheny field hockey lineup

Katie Shideler knew the time had come to buckle down. Being goofy in practice wasn't an option anymore for the senior goalie on the North Allegheny ...

High school football notebook: Keystone Oaks' Smith commits to Duquesne

For Alex Smith, Duquesne offered connections to his coach but something even more important to the Keystone Oaks quarterback. It's close to home. Smith gave a ...

No. 1 Central Catholic blazes past No. 3 North Allegheny

In practice this week, Central Catholic watched the final four plays from last season's loss to North Allegheny. It was the Vikings' only loss all ...

North Allegheny's Li twins to continue tennis careers in college

North Allegheny seniors Anna and Tina Li plan to continue their tennis careers at two of the most prestigious colleges in the nation. The 17-year-old twins ...

8 starters return to bolster North Allegheny girls soccer

North Allegheny girls soccer coach Chuck Kelly wanted to see if his team could sink or swim. So the second-year Tigers' boss set up the schedule ...

Title contenders North Allegheny, Central Catholic are familiar foes

North Allegheny left tackle Josh Lugg returned this season to anchor the offensive line. As the Tigers' only returning starter on the line, he began ...

Realignment has girls volleyball coaches preparing for unfamiliar opponents

There were 17 players on the 2015 Bishop Canevin girls volleyball team that went 24-3 and won the PIAA Class A title. Eleven were seniors. ...

Back at setter, Morningstar returns to lead North Allegheny volleyball

Piper Morningstar knew her role with the North Allegheny girls volleyball team was going to change last season. Morningstar, who was an all-WPIAL setter as ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 1

Southeastern (6A) Canon-McMillan (1-0, 0-0) at Hempfield (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams kicked off the season with a win: Canon-McMillan outscored Kiski Area, ...

Olentangy Liberty edges host North Allegheny on late conversion

Coach Steve Hale's plan, all along, was to go for two. He just needed confirmation from his players. During a final-minute timeout at North Allegheny, the ...

Don't-miss matchups in Week Zero

NONCONFERENCE 1-3A Aliquippa at New Castle 8 p.m. Saturday The buzz: The game is part of a four-team kickoff event at New Castle. In the first matchup, ...

Coaches wrestle with decision to play games or scrimmage in Week Zero

Art Walker was given the framework for a 10-game schedule, but he was struggling to fill North Allegheny football's Week Zero slot with anything. The ...

North Allegheny's Li hopes to guide Tigers to 4th straight girls tennis title

Anna Li's goal this fall is to help North Allegheny capture WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA team titles for the fourth year in a row. However, ...

HSFB preview by position: List of top offensive line recruits grows

As Central Catholic's left tackle on a state championship team, C.J. Thorpe has established himself among the top linemen in the WPIAL. But four others ...

WPIAL Class 6A breakdown: New Class 6A shakes out with lopsided balance of power

When the WPIAL aligned its Class 6A football teams, the steering committee was asked to divide 14 widely scattered schools into two conferences. How well they ...

North Allegheny hopes linemen will mesh quickly

North Allegheny senior quarterback Ethan Maenza doesn't plan on worrying too much about his offensive line being a finely-tuned unit for Week Zero. When Maenza ...

GCC golfer in search of PIAA 3-peat

Olivia Zambruno is going for a hat trick in golf. The Greensburg Central Catholic senior will be in search of her third PIAA and WPIAL ...

HSFB preview by position: Tight ends more than just blockers

In the WPIAL, many tight ends are more than just big bodies. Consider Franklin Regional's Simon Behr and Knoch's Mac Christy. Behr is 6-foot-4, ...

North Allegheny's Owens captures Junior Olympics titles

Ayden Owens found inspiration to keep going despite having gone full bore since last August. Owens, a junior at North Allegheny, wrapped up his longest ...

North Allegheny's Barton excels in 'different world' with USA deaf men's volleyball

Having a hearing impairment never led to North Allegheny senior MJ Barton feeling ostracized. Barton, who is classified with severe to profound hearing loss, has ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

High school notebook: PIAA champs earn all-state honors

The Hempfield and Yough softball teams made program history by claiming PIAA titles earlier this month. Several members of those teams were recognized for their ...

Future promising for North Allegheny volleyball

Blistering spikes from Eric and Luke Visgitis allowed the North Allegheny boys volleyball team to put WPIAL champion Penn-Trafford on its heels during the PIAA ...

North Allegheny water polo teams heading to Greece

Members of the North Allegheny boys and girls water polo teams will have an experience of a lifetime by playing and practicing in Greece for ...

Penn-Trafford volleyball edges North Allegheny in Schall family feud

What excited 6-foot-5 Penn-Trafford outside hitter Brendan O'Toole divided Rich Schall. O'Toole wanted to help the Warriors topple perennial power North Allegheny in the PIAA Class ...


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