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Trinity's Baker perfect in capturing WPIAL rifle title

It was Trinity's final practice before the WPIAL individual rifle championships, and junior Jessica Baker decided she needed more work. Baker stuck around and shot ...

Three Rivers Junior Rowing has successful haul at indoor championships

Some members of the Three Rivers Junior Rowing varsity men's team on Washington's Landing call themselves the "Quad Squad" in recognition of the muscles they ...

A-K Valley high school notebook: Replacing Leechburg was not an option

There was buzz at Tuesday night's WPIAL basketball playoff pairings meeting in Green Tree that the league might bring in a replacement for Leechburg in ...

A-K Valley spotlight athletes: Cheswick Christian's Andy Skledar, Kiski Area's Paris Krug

Andy Skledar School: Cheswick Christian Academy Class: Senior Sport: Basketball Report card: A three-year starter, Skledar, a New Kensington resident, has scored in double ...

Guido: Familiar faces dot WPIAL playoff brackets

The 104th WPIAL basketball tournament is set to begin this weekend, and many local fans are curious to see how far the Highlands boys and ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Chartiers-Houston's A.J. Myers, Mars' Tai Johnson

A.J. Myers School: Chartiers-Houston Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Myers scored a career-high 39 points, including eight 3-pointers, to reach the 1,000-career point ...

Gateway bowlers gearing up for postseason opportunities

The Gateway varsity boys and girls bowling teams have qualified for next week's WPIBL team championships as the high school postseason kicks into high gear. ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: Mt. Pleasant's Keith Kalp, Belle Vernon's Ashley Russell

Keith Kalp School: Mt. Pleasant Sport: Basketball Class: Junior Claim to fame: Kalp, who is averaging 9.7 points per game, scored 19 to lead Mt. ...

Quintet of shooters to represent Plum at WPIAL rifle championships

Five members of the Plum varsity rifle team will test their shooting acumen at Thursday's WPIAL individual championships at the Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsman's Club. After a ...

Seneca Valley girls bowling eyes bright future

While Seneca Valley's girls bowling team will miss the WPIBL playoffs this year, the future looks bright. Five of the team's six bowlers can return next ...

SSA's Frohlich ends season on high note

Erin Frohlich, a 5-foot-10 forward, saw her basketball career at Shady Side Academy come to a close Saturday. The senior went out with a flourish ...

Woodland Hills claims 3rd straight rifle title

Hours before Woodland Hills hoisted its fourth WPIAL rifle championship trophy in five years, Wolverines senior co-captain Seamus McGuigan placed two years' worth of championship ...

Greensburg Salem bowler uses 300 game, 800 series to bolster WPIBL resume

For Greensburg Salem senior Zach Heater, success lies somewhere in between thug and nirvana. Those aren't states of being, rather the names he has given ...

A-K Valley roundup: Springdale girls finish on high note

Earlier this season, Springdale's girls basketball team broke a 33-game losing streak. The Dynamos will look to start a winning streak next season. With a 52-23 ...

Burrell bowlers eye tournaments

When Burrell bowler Tyler Merrick walks into Wildlife Lanes in Lower Burrell, his mood brightens. "I call (Wildlife Lanes) my true home. I can be completely ...

A-K Valley roundup: Nee's big night leads Highlands to victory

Jamison Nee's teammates aren't the only ones going with him to the big dance. Nee took advantage of a moment during Friday night's pregame senior night ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: Kiski Area hockey nets key victory

Kiski Area hockey needs all the points it can get with a possible playoff trip at stake. The Cavaliers picked up two points Thursday night with ...

High school roundup: CWNC girls avenge loss to Vincentian

Sam Breen's 33 points and 20 rebounds helped Class A No. 2 Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic avenge an earlier-season loss with a 60-51 win over ...

A-K Valley roundup: Burrell girls boost resume with nonsection win

Burrell plays a tough schedule for a reason: to get ready for the WPIAL girls basketball playoffs. And the Bucs are getting sharper with each ...

Alle-Kiski Spotlight Athletes: Kiski Area's Alex Ferraro and Freeport's Katie Hill

Alex Ferraro School: Kiski Area Class: Junior Sport: Hockey Report card: Ferraro has played every minute between the pipes for the Cavaliers this season. The 5-foot-8 ...

Signing day a formality for Freeport's Thimons

The top-rated inside linebacker in the state never entertained scholarship opportunities with other colleges. There was no need to. From the moment Logan Thimons accepted an ...

Road woes linger for Quaker Valley bowling teams

Struggles on the road have hampered the Quaker Valley boys and girls bowling teams. The boys were 1-5 in Section 7 of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic ...

Plum bowlers continue to raise games ahead of playoffs

The Plum varsity boys and girls bowling teams reached new heights in their Week 8 matches with Redeemer Lutheran last week at Nesbit's Lanes in ...

FR cheer team takes fifth at states

Bad weather forced the PIAA to postpone the state competitive spirit championships from Jan. 22 and 23 to last Friday and Saturday. When the PIAA meet ...

Plum inline hockey team hopes to keep up late-season surge

The Plum varsity inline hockey team was slow out of the gate with only two wins and a tie over its first nine games. But the ...

Benec helps SSA girls stay in playoff chase

Caroline Benec, a 5-foot-10 junior, is a guard/small forward on the Shady Side Academy basketball team. Last week, she scored 54 points in three ...

Guido: Ex-MLB pitcher Minarcin headlines Armstrong County Hall of Fame class

The Armstrong County Sports Hall of Fame is getting set for its 43rd induction banquet April 24 at Freeport's Laube Hall. Twelve athletic figures, including ...

A-K Valley high school roundup: No. 4 Highlands boys topple rival Burrell

Highlands has some standout scorers, but the Golden Rams showed Tuesday they have plenty of balance as well. Mitch DeZort led five players in double figures ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Plum's Rob Deemer, Trinity's Sierra Kotchman

Rob Deemer School: Plum Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: The senior forward scored 14 points, including a basket with 1.8 seconds left, to ...

Westmoreland athletes of the week: GCC's Tyler White, Hempfield's Michelle Burns

Tyler White School: Greensburg Central Catholic Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Claim to fame: White, who is averaging 13.5 points, scored 30 to lead Greensburg ...

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