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Female mascot makes Baldwin Highlander history

By Stephanie Hacke
The purple and white plaid kilt, hat and sash — worn by generations of Baldwin’s Fighting Highlanders — fit perfectly. Morgan Pilarski’s purple hair and …

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Passionate approach on the pitch promotes success

There are 11 players on a soccer field — normally two forwards, four midfielders, four defenders and one goalkeeper. The forwards, also known as attackers or strikers, are a team’s offensive catalysts, and usually are the team’s leading scorers and …
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Previewing some of Western Pennsylvania’s top Week 7 matchups

Here’s a look at some of the top matchups in Western Pennsylvania for Week 7: Class AAAA Quad Central 10-AAAA Bethel Park (3-3, 2-2) at 6-AAAA Penn Hills (5-1, 5-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday Last week: Bethel Park lost to Mt. …
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Gorman: Brentwood ready to debut stadium

When Kevin Kissel met Joe Schmidt a few years ago, the Hall of Fame linebacker shared stories of playing at Brentwood Stadium in the 1940s. “Well,” Kissel deadpanned, “it hasn’t changed one bit.” The name hasn’t changed, but brand-new Brentwood …
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NA’s Davison, Mt. Lebanon’s Potts hope to stick with WPIAL favorite Schwartz

When the WPIAL cross country meet takes place Thursday at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Shaler’s Brianna Schwartz said she simply wants to run her race and see what happens. For a runner as talented as Schwartz is, that …
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South Park boys soccer team makes quick work of Knoch

Knoch got an up-close look at one of the WPIAL’s elite soccer teams Thursday. Top-seeded South Park tallied four goals in the game’s first 17 minutes and cruised to a 5-0 victory in a Class AA quarterfinal at Canonsburg Memorial …
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Thomas Jefferson boys soccer team ousted by West Allegheny

Coming off a win over Ringgold on Monday night, Thomas Jefferson was in an upbeat mood coming into Thursday’s WPIAL quarterfinal against West Allegheny. But the defending Class AA champion Indians had other ideas. A goal off a direct kick …
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Penn-Trafford’s Mastrogiacomo scores in OT to secure win

For the second time this postseason, Penn-Trafford needed late-game heroics from Maggie Mastrogiacomo to stay alive. Just four days after recording the tying goal in …
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