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High school notebook: Beaver Falls' Jeter commits to Notre Dame for football

Western Pennsylvania remains lucky for the Irish. Notre Dame added another WPIAL football recruit Monday when Beaver Falls senior Donovan Jeter announced his verbal commitment ...

First-half interception sparks Beaver Falls to win over Apollo-Ridge

Apollo-Ridge was moving the ball and looked as if it would cut its deficit in half heading into halftime. But that changed in one minute. ...

Aliquippa pours it on in 2nd half, sprints away from Beaver Falls

Aliquippa coach Mike Zmijanac dismissed a regular-season winning streak that already is the longest in WPIAL history, and insisted the Quips would play Class A ...

Top-ranked rivals Aliquippa, Beaver Falls playing Week 1 game that could decide conference champ

A year ago, Aliquippa and Beaver Falls waited nine weeks for their annual rivalry game, which came in the regular-season finale. This year, there's no wait. The ...

HSFB preview by position: Big offers for top defensive linemen

In a region fought over by Pitt and Penn State, the Fighting Irish have made themselves at home. Notre Dame has verbal commitments from four ...

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," ...

Beaver Falls aims to contend for title in Class 3A

Beaver Falls has almost everybody back and is shaping into a serious contender for its first WPIAL title in three decades. Tigers coach Ryan Matsook said ...

HSFB preview by position: Wide receivers scoring in bunches

A number of the best wideouts are more defensive-minded nowadays. Count Steel Valley's Paris Ford, Thomas Jefferson's Zane Zandier and Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson ...

Beaver Falls' Perretta, Connellsville's Wiltrout chase gold at states

Beaver Falls senior Dom Perretta and Connellsville junior Madison Wiltrout captured their third titles Thursday at the WPIAL track and field championships. It actually was Perretta's ...

Avonworth/Northgate's Robinson sisters shine at WPIAL Class AA meet

Avonworth/Northgate sprinters Hayden Robinson and Hunter Robinson haven't run against each other very often — by design. But the sisters turned in quite a performance ...

Gorman: Alabama scouring WPIAL for recruits

For a school with only one WPIAL product on its roster, Alabama sure has been spending a lot of time in Western Pennsylvania lately. The ...

Beaver Falls' Perretta chasing unprecedented track triple-double

Dom Perretta gave up organized basketball in ninth grade and joined the Beaver Falls cross country and track teams. It looked like fun, and he ...

New Castle again gets best of WPIAL champion Beaver Falls

A mismatch at 6-foot-7 and mobile, Beaver Falls junior Josh Creach scored 37 points from the paint, the arc and the foul line. But for ...

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 ...

Beaver Falls topples Highlands for 10th WPIAL championship

Beaver Falls' team arrived well before Highlands' did Friday night. The Tigers also beat the Golden Rams to the golden medals. Behind a strong first half, Beaver ...

Highlands preps for Beaver Falls' size in WPIAL Class AAA title game

After dealing with New Castle's athletic guards, Highlands' game plan will change slightly for Friday's WPIAL championship game against Beaver Falls. The Tigers still have quickness ...

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 ...

Beaver Falls slips past Mars in hard-fought WPIAL Class AAA semifinal

Beaver Falls junior Donovan Jeter relived a moment from last winter. The situation was the same. With time about to expire, No. 3 Mars could ...

Top 10 Western Pa. recruits in the Class of 2017 

1. Lamont Wade , Clairton 5-10, 180, cornerback Twitter: @Goony_38 Wade reports 22 scholarship offers, with Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State among ...

No. 1 New Castle sweeps No. 2 Beaver Falls to claim section crown

In coach Doug Biega's eyes, New Castle looked like a cloud of "gnats" buzzing around his Beaver Falls team. But his comparison to the small, ...

Tribune-Review Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Beaver Falls' Josh Creach, Fox Chapel's Gabby Badway

Josh Creach School: Beaver Falls Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: The 6-foot-8 forward scored 29 points while also grabbing 21 rebounds in a ...

Hooker's big 2nd half leads No. 2 New Castle past No. 1 Beaver Falls

New Castle's Marquel Hooker remembers last year's rivalry with Beaver Falls this way: he fouled out three times and the Red Hurricanes lost all three. ...

High school notebook: Few WPIAL teams choose to play up

Only three WPIAL football and boys basketball teams have chosen to move up in classification for the next two years, when the PIAA will move ...

Steel Valley holds off Beaver Falls for 1st semifinal berth in 24 years

Steel Valley scored first and led Beaver Falls the entire way Friday, yet it took a last-minute interception to secure a victory and send the ...

Last-gasp TD run sends Beaver Falls past Apollo-Ridge

The fates of a football game can turn quickly. For Apollo-Ridge, they also turned cruelly. The No. 13 Vikings gave Beaver Falls all it could handle ...


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