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High school notebook: Wilkinsburg's Everette transfers to Charleroi

When Wilkinsburg closed in June, Westinghouse inherited most of district's students, including members of the football team. Senior Dremar Everette won't be one of the players ...

Guido: Eastern Conference looks quite daunting

Many coaches and fans like to say their football conference is the toughest, but in the new Class A WPIAL football realignment, there's little doubt ...

Rising Kiski School senior Manko earning more attention from college lacrosse programs

It has been two years since Peyton Manko left Freeport and took his lacrosse talents to The Kiski School. The rising senior has taken advantage of ...

After 51 straight hours, Winchester Thurston grads set world tandem rowing record

Winchester Thurston graduates Ben Akers and Wesley Fox ended their high school rowing careers with an ultimate achievement. Akers of Indiana Township and Fox of Elizabeth, ...

Fox Chapel's Knepshield gains international field hockey experience

As a sophomore last fall, Fox Chapel's Grace Knepshield made the All-WPIAL Class AAA field hockey team and was selected as the team MVP. More ...

Quaker Valley grad Victor a decorated Paralympic champion

Stephani Victor is unique among the six individuals and teams who make up the Class of 2016 inductees to the Quaker Valley Sports Hall of ...

High school notebook: Valley graduate Johnson excels at football showcase in Hawaii

Now this was a senior trip to write home about. Recent Valley graduate D'Aundre Johnson put on an impressive performance earlier this month at the Nokaoi ...

Apollo-Ridge football star Brown progressing well after surgery

It has been nearly four months since Apollo-Ridge football star Duane Brown tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee during a seven-on-seven practice ...

New South Fayette girls lacrosse team making progress

As someone who never played lacrosse, Connie Moretti didn't give much thought to coaching it, let alone starting a team at not one but two ...

Guido: High school baseball teams prepare for pitch counts

Pitch counts are coming to high school baseball. Starting next season, pitchers across the nation will have restrictions on how many pitches they can throw ...

Summer is no vacation for high school athletic directors

Each summer Gateway athletic director Randy Rovesti takes the opportunity to double and triple check everything is correctly lined up for the fall. With each of ...

Work ethic, determination pay off for Baldwin athletes

Both enjoyed stellar athletic careers at Baldwin High School. Both received high praise from their high school coaches. Little wonder that Nick Altavilla and Jaimie ...

A-K Valley high school notebook: QB Fleming returns to Deer Lakes

Deer Lakes has to rebuild its offense after the departure of star running back Hunter Burns and the team's "Jolly Green Giants" front line, a ...

Freeport's Josh Beale named Valley News Dispatch Male Athlete of the Year

Josh Beale often made the tough plays seem routine. • Grabbing a rebound and going end-to-end for a layup in basketball. • One-handing a tight ...

Apollo-Ridge's Megan Bonelli named Valley News Dispatch Female Athlete of the Year

With a goalie jersey collection that includes Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Superman, Megan Bonelli can be hard to miss on ...

Chartiers Valley runner punctuates season with gold

Don't fall on your face. That's was Elias Zajicek's overriding thought as he lined up to compete in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track and ...

Guido: Basketball rivals Hampton, Highlands to continue longtime series

After years as section rivals, Hampton and Highlands still will be meeting on the basketball floor. The two are aligned in different sections for the ...

TJ's Dobranski humbled by 'positive athlete' honor

Jake Dobranski was an honored, and humbled, guest at the C Harper Positive Athlete Awards ceremony held last month at the Sen. John Heinz History ...

Carr, Folino exhibit athletic prowess at Brentwood

Both were selected as a "most outstanding team member" multiple times in their athletic careers at Brentwood. Pat Carr was named most outstanding team member ...

Duke and Stew talkin' sports

I was preparing to leave for Ligonier Beach on Sunday morning when the phone rang. I had a hunch who it was, and I was ...

Quaker Valley swimmer Hrabovsky honored for efforts

This spring, Kyle Hrabovsky graduated from Quaker Valley with two WPIAL swimming gold medals under his belt. As a senior, the decorated Quakers' swimmer took ...

Classifications listed for Alle-Kiski sports teams

The upcoming high school sports year will be one like no other. This fall's football campaign will be the first to employ six enrollment classifications. Before ...

Knoch's Geist, Upper St. Clair's Hasco named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year

Knoch's Jordan Geist and Upper St. Clair's Emma Hasco have been named the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. JORDAN GEIST KNOCH · ...

Derry's Phillippi, Norwin's Gribble named Westmoreland Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year

Derry's Micky Phillippi and Norwin's Alayna Gribble have been selected the 2015-16 Westmoreland Tribune-Review Athletes of the Year. MICKY PHILLIPPI Derry · senior ...

Pine-Richland field hockey summer league bridges past, future

For seven straight weeks this summer, the past, present and future of the Pine-Richland field hockey program are congregating at their high school field to ...

A-K Valley HS notebook: Valley football players to continue careers in college

When Muzzy Colosimo took over the Valley football program in 2014, his top priority was to help the program win. But a very close second ...

Guido: Vick Moran to join Kiski Area Sports Hall of Fame

The late Jamie Vick Moran will be honored at the 11th annual Kiski Area Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet Sept. 3. The event will ...

Badstibner, Koenig secure Boosters' scholarships at Baldwin

Brenden Badstibner and Erica Koenig, both 2016 Baldwin graduates, were recipients of $2,500 scholarships from the Baldwin-Whitehall Schools Athletic Association. To be eligible for the scholarship, ...

Voelker's positive attitude leads to postseason plaudits at Baldwin

Baldwin coach Chris Kelly was positive Mackenzie Voelker deserved the award. "It's been an uphill battle for Mac, but she manages to maintain a positive attitude," ...

Hampton's Geis tackles award for community service

It takes a good football player to start both ways for a perennial playoff program such as the Hampton Talbots. It takes a better person ...

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