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Pittsburgh Trib athletes of the week: Obama Academy's Nate Boyer, Oakland Catholic's Essence Canady

Nate Boyer School: Obama Academy Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Boyer, a senior midfielder totaled four goals and three assists in a win ...

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 ...

USO again features dynamic skill players

After advancing to the City League championship game in each of the program's first three seasons, participating in the final game of the league schedule ...

Boys volleyball preview: Bethel Park rounding into form

Some high school volleyball coaches push year-round commitment and club volleyball experience. Bethel Park coach Tom Allman doesn't count himself among those coaches. "These are ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: South Allegheny's Justo Hernandez, Obama Academy's Michaela Porter

Justo Hernandez School: South Allegheny Year: Senior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Hernandez won his fourth Section 3-AA section title Saturday at 132 pounds. ...

Allderdice boys, Obama Academy girls earn City League championship 3-peat

For the third straight season, it was an Allderdice-Obama Academy boys-girls doubleheader to decide the City League championships. And for the third straight season, the Allderdice ...

Allderdice, Obama Academy to square off for boys, girls City League championships

Obama Academy boys basketball coach Devas Simmons doesn't have a senior on his roster, but he said he has seen discipline and grit uncommon for ...

City League basketball preview: Allderdice boys looking to build on PIAA semifinal appearance

The Allderdice boys basketball team was a mere one win away from a PIAA Class AAAA title game appearance last season. With four starters and eight ...

Obama Academy falls short in semifinals

Obama Academy's postseason run came to an end Tuesday night, as the Eagles dropped a 3-0 decision to District 10 champion Saegertown in a PIAA ...

Fox Chapel, Ambridge capture WPIAL volleyball titles

Emotions ran high at the Baldwin High School gym, the site of the WPIAL boys volleyball championships, as Fox Chapel topped Section 3 rival Seneca ...

Obama Academy volleyball will attempt to dethrone 3-time reigning WPIAL champion Ambridge

With the way his predictions are going, Pete Vitti ought to buy a lottery ticket. The Obama Academy boys volleyball coach preached to his ...

Gorman: City teams in WPIAL race

If crowning Allderdice or Obama Academy as WPIAL champions sounds strange to you, imagine what it's like for those at City League schools. Joining ...

HS highlight reel: PIAA spring sports season underway

In spite of the early-morning snow flurries and frigid temperature outside, Monday marked the first day of spring sports practices for Pennsylvania high school athletes. ...

Porter scores 18 points to lead Obama Academy girls to 2nd straight City title

Michaela Porter talked to her brother on Saturday morning, and that conversation turned out to be more prediction than pep talk. Porter, a 6-foot sophomore, ...

Allderdice boys defend City League championship

Standing 6-foot-5 and carrying around a glimmering golden trophy, Jordan Rawls wasn't hard to find after Allderdice claimed its second consecutive City League championship over ...

Title game rematches set in City League

Allderdice already owns two wins over Obama Academy, the team it faces Saturday in the City League boys basketball championship. But these two teams ...

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 ...

City League basketball preview: Defending league champion Allderdice boys have talent, size to again compete for title

The Allderdice boys basketball team did what no one else could a season ago — defeat Obama Academy. After downing the Eagles by a point to ...

High school notebook: All-state soccer teams announced

The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association announced its all-state teams, and several players from the WPIAL and City League were recognized. For the boys, 12 players ...

Brashear upsets defending champ USO in City semifinals

The Brashear defense prevented USO from making its title defense Thursday night at Cupples Stadium. The No. 3 Bulls (5-3) intercepted four passes and blocked two ...

Long TD drive in final minutes vaults Allderdice past rival USO

In a defensive contest, a drive that traveled nearly the length of the field propelled Allderdice to a 15-8 win against USO (4-1, 4-1) in ...

HS highlight reel: Highmark set to host HS matches

Obama Academy senior Abe Kouyate has committed to Penn State for soccer. Kouyate, recruited to play central midfield, earned all-state recognition as a forward in ...

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 ...

High school notebook: PIAA passes mixed-gender rule

The days of boys playing girls sports at area high schools is likely over. The PIAA announced Friday its decision to approve a mixed-gender participation by-law ...

Fast start again fuels Hempfield girls to victory

The starts of games haven't been the problem for Hempfield in the playoffs. Fueled by a 18-0 run to start the game, the WPIAL runner-up ...


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