Aliquippa Sports

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, ...

HSFB position by position: Top safety Ford joins new team

Two of the WPIAL's best safeties have new surroundings. Paris Ford and Kenny Robinson, both talented Division I recruits, transferred schools since last football season. ...

HSFB preview by position: Central's Adams leads strong linebacker unit

The WPIAL boasts one of the nation's elite linebacker recruits in Central Catholic's David Adams, but there also is a talented collection of tacklers behind ...

WPIAL Class 3A breakdown: Perennial powers congregate in Beaver Valley Conference

With only three conferences and eight playoff spots, one thing is certain in Class 3A. "You're going to have some pretty good teams staying home," ...

Aliquippa to face more challenging slate in 3A

When WPIAL football expanded to six classes, Aliquippa skipped over the two smallest classifications and joined Class 3A. Class A in size, ...

In 'devastating' blow, leukemia again sidelines Aliquippa RB Bronaugh

The acute lymphoblastic leukemia that sidelined Aliquippa tailback DiMantae Bronaugh last football season is no longer in remission and will require a bone marrow transplant. "It ...

Gorman: WPIAL makes right move on Bronaugh

DiMantae Bronaugh was hopeful the WPIAL would grant him a fifth year of eligibility at Aliquippa, but skipped the first day of spring football workouts ...

Gorman: Quips can't snap streak

Dan Bible didn't have the words to describe how close Aliquippa came to winning its past two baseball games — or how much it would ...

Harlan: Aliquippa sophomore shows his smarts

Among his tweets about friends and football, Aliquippa sophomore Kwantel Raines posted pictures of his report card. The first showed five As and one B, ...

Gorman: Jeter finishes as Aliquippa hero

HERSHEY Sheldon Jeter heard the critics, those in Aliquippa who blamed his six turnovers for the Quips losing in the PIAA Class AA football final. ...

Aliquippa boys complete undefeated season with PIAA Class AA title

HERSHEY — Kaezon Pugh wore a cut-down Giant Center net around his neck. Sheldon Jeter carried an oversized chocolate bar around the arena. Jassir Jordan ...

Breaking down the 2016 PIAA basketball finals

Class AAAA boys Allderdice vs. Roman Catholic 8 p.m. Saturday, Giant Center, Hershey Allderdice (28-1) Coach: Buddy Valinsky No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 11 Ramon Creighton G 6-1 Sr. 14 Tim Jackson G 6-3 Sr. 22 James Jackson G 6-3 Sr. 33 Tim Pugh C 6-9 Sr. ...

Aliquippa topples Lincoln Park to return to PIAA title game

Give him another year or two and Aliquippa freshman Deoveon Crute could be the team's next star, says his coach. But in the final seconds Tuesday, ...

PIAA boys semifinals preview: Lincoln Park looks to avenge WPIAL title game loss to Aliquippa

Allderdice will take a three-hour bus trip Tuesday to Chambersburg to face Reading, an unfamiliar foe from the east. Mars' ride to Altoona is an ...

Aliquippa whips West Middlesex in PIAA Class AA quarterfinals

Aliquippa senior Chucky Humphries wasn't surprised to see another triangle-and-two defense. The slow-as-a-snail pace wasn't an issue, either. "We kind of don't worry about ...

Trib Cup: PIAA tournament experience helps Aliquippa boys find success

The Aliquippa boys basketball team's PIAA Class AA second-round matchup against Bishop Canevin ended the same way as 55 of its last 56 games. With a ...

Previewing the PIAA boys basketball playoffs

Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Pine-Richland (20-6), North Hills (16-9), Latrobe (22-2), Penn Hills (19-6), Bethel Park (19-7), Allderdice (24-1) Around the state: Defending PIAA champion ...

Gorman: Tragic tale of Herb Pope

Of all the high school basketball I've covered in Western Pennsylvania, there was only one player I expected to make the NBA: Herb Pope. At ...

Gorman: Humphries punctuates Aliquippa's perfect run

Chucky Humphries knows he is an Aliquippa anomaly, a talented athlete who plays only one sport for the Quips. "Chucky, he's a basketball geek," ...

Aliquippa boys hold off Lincoln Park for 12th WPIAL Class AA championship

Aliquippa was in a zone. Then, Lincoln Park woke up. The result Saturday was a scintillating finish between the PIAA's top two Class AA boys ...

Breaking down the WPIAL basketball finals

Class AAAA Pine-Richland vs. North Hills 9 p.m. Saturday, Petersen Events Center Pine-Richland (19-6, No. 4 seed) Coach: Jeff Ackermann No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 2 ...

Gorman: Jeter, Jordan spark Quips to victory 

Jassir Jordan couldn't believe his ears when he heard the referee's whistle 9 seconds into the second quarter. The Aliquippa point guard was called for ...

Aliquippa boys top Greensburg CC to return to Class AA championship game 

It took two big runs leading to two big quarters to vault Aliquippa into the WPIAL Class AA finals for the second straight year. ...

Gorman: The WPIAL game we've been waiting for

When the WPIAL revealed that uneven numbers would necessitate "hybrid crossover" games between Class A and 3A schools, Mike Zmijanac knew exactly what that meant. ...

Gorman: Protecting tradition at all costs

Something was lost in the commotion over the announcement that the two smallest classifications won't get to play in the WPIAL football finals at Heinz ...


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