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City League breakdown: Brashear chasing 3rd straight title

THE FAVORITE 1. Brashear (7-4) With dynamic players like tailback/receiver Qu'ran Powe and an impressive group of linebackers to lead Brashear's 3-5 defense, the Bulls ...

Carrick seeking 1st playoff bid since '07

After a promising offseason of seven-on-seven camps and summer workouts, combined with a returning starter at quarterback, Carrick coaches are optimistic entering the 2016 season. And ...

PIHL Finals roundup: Bishop Canevin surges to Class AA title

A surge in the second period propelled Bishop Canevin to a championship. The Crusaders tallied a pair of quick goals and added another late in a ...

PIHL Penguins Cup finals preview: Mars, Cathedral Prep return to title games

New classification, no problem for Mars and Erie Cathedral Prep. The two teams captured PIHL Penguins Cup championships last year in Class A and AA, respectively. ...

Nine champions lead Carrick to City title

The City League individual wrestling tournament was filled with first-time winners and a couple of redemption victories, including Carrick garnering the team title and snapping ...

Carrick wrestling team looks to gain respect at District 8 tournament

Carrick wrestling coach Lenny Orbovich knew he had a talented team last year, if only he could get some of his wrestlers to stop skipping ...

Kiski Area wrestling team regains winning form by routing Carrick

Kiski Area coach Chris Heater worried briefly about a letdown after the Cavaliers lost their WPIAL Class AAA semifinal match to Canon-McMillan over the weekend. His ...

Gorman: City League playoff setup stinks

Something smells funny about Westinghouse's absence from the City League football playoffs this year. The 'House was on the precipice of qualifying for the ...

Perry football shuts down Carrick

Richard Giles carried 34 times for 116 yards and two touchdowns as Perry earned a 29-6 victory over Carrick in a City League game Thursday ...

Knoch defense sparkles in shutout of City League's Carrick

In past seasons, Knoch coach Mike King rested some starters in nonconference games. This year, though, King felt his team needed to work on areas ...

City League preview: Brashear to be challenged in title defense

With just two combined regular-season losses over the last two seasons, it appeared Allderdice and USO were destined to meet in their second consecutive City ...

Special teams spark Indiana to PIHL Division 2 title

With a pair of man-advantage goals Thursday night, Indiana's power play was powerful. However, the Little Indians' penalty kill was a difference maker. Indiana rode its ...

High school wrestling roundup: Allderdice's Jacobson, Zinkovsky win third City titles

Allderdice senior Cameron Jacobson, a PIAA finalist a season ago, and Josh Zinkovsky each captured their third individual City League title Saturday to lead the ...

HS highlight reel: City League hoops pairings released

The Pittsburgh City League announced its postseason basketball brackets Wednesday. On the boys side, No. 1 Allderdice (20-2) plays No. 4 Carrick (14-8) at ...

High school notebook: Plenty to play for in GAC in Week 9

Just 11 of 64 possible WPIAL football playoff positions remain open heading into the final week of the regular season, and many teams have plenty ...

City League preview: Defending champion USO has high expectations

Since its inception prior to the 2011 season, the USO football program has dominated the Pittsburgh City League, advancing to the title game in each ...

West Mifflin routs Carrick to continue hot start

The word Jeff Smith came up with to describe the first couple of weeks as West Mifflin's baseball coach was "awkward." Smith couldn't have chosen a ...

City League teams to be more balanced this season

Heading into the 2013 season, the consensus among most City League coaches is that there is no overwhelming favorite to win the six-team division title ...

West Mifflin baseball team tops Carrick

It was the type of game that usually would infuriate West Mifflin baseball coach Jeff Kuzma. But instead of dwelling on the poor baserunning, lack ...

City League baseball teams adjusting to WPIAL schedules

Brashear coach Nate Geller has fond memories of City League baseball, including a few seasons in the '80s when he was a catcher for Peabody. ...

High school roundup: Elizabeth Forward defeats Carrick, runs record to 5-0

Elizabeth Forward made its way back from ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando last week a perfect 4-0 and picked up right where ...

Scheduling quite a task for City League teams

University Prep coach Lou Berry was willing to travel almost anywhere this season to keep his players from sitting idle three weekends this fall. ...

Mergers made Perry, Brashear stronger, but Allderdice looks to be City League favorite

Brashear and Perry have combined to win two-thirds of the City League championships in the past three decades, so it's no wonder they are considered ...

Greensburg Salem softball beats up on Carrick

Greensburg Salem's business-like approach to Monday's PIAA playoff opener against Carrick was just what coach Jody Morgan expected. "Every kid in the lineup had a hit ...


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