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High school football notebook: Canon-McMillan ready to hit the road Friday

Canon-McMillan coach Mike Evans doesn't have a Herb Brooks-style locker room speech ready but said his team might watch Olympic hockey movie "Miracle" on the ...

Tweaks to style, ability to refocus helps 2nd-ranked Canon-McMillan girls stay unbeaten

Canon-McMillan girls soccer historically has produced second-half teams, and its performance last Wednesday against Bethel Park backed up that tendency. Coach Dave Derrico entered halftime ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 4

Southeastern (6a) Norwin (2-2, 1-1) at Canon-McMillan (1-3, 0-2) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The Big Macs welcome the Knights into Canon-McMillan Stadium, looking for their first ...

Hempfield capitalizes on 4 turnovers, whips Canon-McMillan in conference opener

Hempfield's aggressive defense Friday night prevented Canon-McMillan from surging to its best start in 13 years. The Spartans offense was pretty impressive, too. Justin Sliwoski passed ...

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, ...

WPIAL football teams prepare for unfamiliar conference opponents in Week 1

Preseason preparation always has been necessary for Greg Perry, but he long has had a strong knowledge base from which to draw. The Keystone Oaks ...

Third-quarter kickoff return puts Canon-McMillan ahead for good in win over Kiski Area

For all the inconsistencies Kiski Area showcased in its Week Zero game against Canon-McMillan, a short burst in the second half gave the Cavaliers an ...

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, ...

Canon-McMillan players want to make community proud

Mike Evans paused after describing in detail his plan to turn around Canon-McMillan. The Big Macs have a .220 winning percentage over the past 20 ...

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 ...

No. 14 seed Norwin tops Canon-McMillan, returns to WPIAL baseball title game

Norwin reached the WPIAL Class AAAA baseball championship game for the second consecutive season, and coach Mike Liebdzinski isn't surprised. The No. 14-seeded Knights scored three ...

Canon-Mac junior O'Donoghue getting kicks with U.S. women's soccer

Last summer, fans watched Meghan Klingenberg as Western Pennsylvania's standard bearer with the Women's World Cup-winning United States team. While few players reach those lofty heights, ...

Despite early uncertainty, Canon-McMillan softball rounding into traditional winning form

A roster dominated with inexperienced players was perhaps the biggest concern during the preseason for Canon-McMillan softball coach Michele Moeller. More than halfway through the ...

Canon-Mac's Gladden, Sewickley's Ross capture WPIAL singles titles

The championship round of the WPIAL boys singles tennis tournament featured matchups between opponents familiar with each other, and these meetings followed their past scripts. Playing ...

Canon-McMillan's O'Donoghue invited to U.S. Women's U17 national team camp

Canon-McMillan junior and Riverhounds Academy soccer player Aideen O'Donoghue was invited to the United States Under-17 Women's National Team training camp April 16-23 in Carson, ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Canon-McMillan's Ian Hess, Serra's Sam Andrekanic

Ian Hess School: Canon-McMillan Year: Sophomore Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Falling just short of the cycle, the first baseman went 4 for 4 with ...

Belle Vernon battles back to take 3rd at PIAA team championships

HERSHEY — Senior Hunter Ferrara and junior Billy Korber were unlikely heroes Saturday at the PIAA Class AAA team wrestling championships. With a team full of ...

WPIAL champion Belle Vernon wrestlers fall in state semifinals

HERSHEY — Belle Vernon's bid to claim its first PIAA Class AAA Team Tournament came up short Friday in the semifinals at Giant Center. Bethlehem ...

Kiski Area opens PIAA tournament with dramatic comeback victory

HERSHEY — Kiski Area found itself in a deep hole Thursday during the first round of the PIAA Class AAA team wrestling tournament. But senior Vinny ...

Belle Vernon wins WPIAL team wrestling title

This time, the Belle Vernon wrestling team wasn't going to be denied history. Belle Vernon claimed its first WPIAL Class AAA team title with two impressive ...

Top-seeded Belle Vernon chasing 1st title while Burrell goes for 10th straight

Belle Vernon's special 2015 wrestling season didn't end the way the team had planned. The Leopards were beaten in the WPIAL Class AAA finals by eventual ...

Riverhounds Academy produces 19 collegiate players in first 'graduating class'

For the Riverhounds Academy, Wednesday was graduation day. Nineteen soccer players in the pro team's academy committed to colleges — the majority Division I schools — ...

Canon-McMillan girls overcome adversity to clinch 1st section title

The players in the Canon-McMillan girls basketball program felt like they were behind the 8-ball from the beginning as new regime got a late start ...

Gorman: A basketball moment for Canon-McMillan's Blanock

Luke Blanock wants to talk about his basketball career, about what it felt like to be just another kid playing a game. Blanock has been ...

Canon-McMillan grapplers look to maintain streak of section titles

Through the first month of the WPIAL wrestling season, Canon-McMillan has been putting itself in a position to extend the team's reign over Class AAA, ...


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