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Burrell sophomore Johnson wins national gymnastics title

Burrell sophomore Taylor Johnson went as far as any gymnast can go this season in her competition level. Her final meet was a memorable one. Johnson ...

Shaler girls lacrosse on winning run

Shaler girls lacrosse coach Jen Perestock doesn't have to look hard to see her team's progress. A team full of players filling new roles, Shaler ...

Hampton girls lacrosse team taking steps forward

Hampton girls lacrosse coach Kelsey Viets knew this year was going to be better with a little time and patience. It's a simple recipe ...

A-K Valley high school notebook: Andring returns to coach basketball at Apollo-Ridge

Damon Andring coached only one season of high school basketball in North Carolina — at the junior varsity level, no less — but that was ...

Alle-Kiski Valley roundup: Kiski Area baseball clinches postseason berth

The Kiski Area baseball team clinched a playoff spot for the first time in five years, and it did so in walk-off fashion. Korey Shoupe ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Plum's Alex Kirilloff, NA's Madi Beining

Alex Kirilloff School: Plum Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: The Liberty University recruit threw a one-hit shutout to go along with 13 strikeouts ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: GCC's Tommy Pellis, Ligonier Valley's Lexie Petrof

Tommy Pellis School: Greensburg C.C. Sport: Baseball Year: Senior Claim to fame: Pellis, who is a Penn commit, doubled, homered and had five RBIs to ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Springdale's Tyler Robbins, Freeport's Kim Mixon

Tyler Robbins School: Springdale Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Report card: A two-year starter and team captain, Robbins is a pitcher and plays third base ...

Longtime tennis coach to join Fox Chapel Sports HOF

This is the fourth in a series of profiles of the 2016 Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame Class. The banquet will be held June ...

Herald roundup: McCrady's 5 goals lead Fox Chapel girls to victory

The Fox Chapel girls lacrosse team coasted to a 17-7 win over North Allegheny on April 26 to improve to 8-2 overall and 7-1 in ...

Fox Chapel's Hardiman on scoring tear

Matt Hardiman, a senior on the Fox Chapel boys lacrosse team, has been on a scoring binge all season. Playing the attack position, he has ...

Derry's Phillippi, Norwin's Gribble honored as top scholar-athletes

On Monday, Micky Phillippi celebrated his birthday. A day later, his academic and athletic gifts were celebrated. The Derry senior and three-time PIAA wrestling champion ...

A-K Valley HS notebook: Mars, WCCA track meets set for Friday, Saturday

Track and field season gets amped up this weekend with two big meets that will test some of the A-K Valley's best runners and throwers. Kiski ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Kiski Area keeps hold of 3rd place in Section 3

The Section 3-AAA race remains close, and so do most of the baseball games. Kiski Area is keeping pace with its ability to win tight ...

Guido: Former Highlands coach Rinaldi dies at age 90

Apollo native and former Highlands football coach Al Rinaldi died last week in Richmond, Va., at age 90. He compiled an overall coaching record of ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Freeport track teams clinch section titles

The Freeport girls track and field team made a habit of winning section titles, and now the boys are doing the same. Freeport's girls clinched their ...

Gateway boys lacrosse hopes to stay in playoff position

It didn't take long for the Gateway varsity boys lacrosse team to bounce back from a tough 10-6 loss to Latrobe from April 18. Head coach ...

Senior scholar-athlete Lease multi-faceted, multi-talented at Seton-La Salle

Andrew Lease is a scholar-athlete and two-sport standout at Seton-La Salle. Lease, a senior, is a first baseman/catcher on the Rebels' baseball team, and was an ...

Penn-Trafford athletic facilities receiving facelift

When people start attending athletic events at Penn-Trafford next year, they are going to notice many upgrades. The high school is in the midst of a ...

Plum boys lacrosse team making strides, coach says

Plum varsity boys lacrosse head coach Tom Wesolowski said he sees the positive improvements in his team from the start of the season to now. He ...

Coach sees improvement from young Franklin Regional boys lacrosse squad

Franklin Regional boys lacrosse head coach Frank Baverso said he has seen positives from his rather young team as it has maneuvered its way through ...

Challenging nonleague schedule helps Mt. Lebanon lacrosse improve skills

Beating Western Reserve Academy (Ohio) Sunday provided Mt. Lebanon defender Nick Tommasi with a sense the Blue Devils were on the right track. An 8-7 triple-overtime ...

Defense fuels Latrobe girls lacrosse team

Latrobe girls lacrosse coach Kaytie Russo always has used a high pressure, man-marking defense since taking over the program in 2011. Her players have executed ...

Sewickley Academy boys lacrosse gears up for big week after win

Sewickley Academy is facing an uphill battle toward the WPIAL boys lacrosse playoffs, but it ended last week moving in the right direction. The Panthers wrapped ...

Alle-Kiski roundup: Springdale baseball team rallies past Leechburg

Springdale's baseball team made it four wins in five games, but the Dynamos needed a mid-game rally to get past Leechburg, 9-6, on Monday. Springdale ...

Volleyball standout Fazzini tabbed for Fox Chapel Hall

This is the third in a series of profiles of the 2016 Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame Class. The banquet will be held June ...

Swim standout Salerno to be inducted into Fox Chapel Sports HOF

This is the second in a series of profiles of the 2016 Fox Chapel Sports Hall of Fame Class. The banquet will be held June ...

Hampton's Capezzuti grows into leadership role

Hampton junior Isaac Capezzuti enjoys lacrosse for the fast pace of the game and its unpredictable nature — and for good reason. Not many predicted ...

Fox Chapel's Olbrich leads softball team to trio of wins

Samantha Olbrich, a senior at Fox Chapel High School, is a captain on the softball team and plays catcher. Last week, she had seven hits ...

Highlands hoops eyes Disney World

Highlands made the WPIAL basketball finals this past season and even though the Golden Rams didn't win a championship, they still might be going to ...

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