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Previewing some of the top Week 5 matchups in Western Pennsylvania

By Staff Reports
Here’s a look at some of the top Week 5 matchups in Western Pennsylvania: Class AAAA Quad Central Peters Township (2-2, 1-2) at 9-AAAA Mt. …
Penn Hills runs past Mt. Lebanon defense
By Chris Harlan
Call this Penn Hills’ version of a hurry-up offense. As in, hurry straight to the end zone. Penn Hills struck fast with touchdown runs of …
Fast-paced offense has led Mt. Lebanon to 3 dominating wins, but Penn Hills is ‘ready’ for challenge
By Chris Harlan
So far, only the referees have slowed Mt. Lebanon. The Blue Devils successfully have installed a hurry-up tempo and a no-huddle attack this season to …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Shaler’s Ryan Landry, Mt. Lebanon’s Laura Pryor
By Alex Olmanns
Ryan Landry School: Shaler Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Landry scored five goals on Saturday in a 6-3 win over Woodland Hills to …
1 year after 0-2 start, 5 WPIAL teams are seeing how the other side lives
By Chris Harlan
Laurel Highlands coach Zack Just shared a sense of optimism with his players this week. Sure, they’re heavy underdogs to Thomas Jefferson, but there’s reason …
Previewing some of the top Week 3 high school football matchups
By Staff Reports
Here’s a look at some of the top matchups for Week 3 in Western Pennsylvania: Class AAAA Quad Central 10-AAAA Mt. Lebanon (2-0, 1-0) at …
HS highlight reel: Highmark set to host soccer games
By Tribune-Review
Saturday marks the kick off to high school soccer season at Highmark Stadium at Station Square on the South Side. Mt. Lebanon will meet Pine-Richland …
Gorman: Mt. Lebanon coach leads USA to gold
By Kevin Gorman
Dori Oldaker was still bleary-eyed Labor Day, three days after returning home from her two-week trip to China. One thing the Mt. Lebanon girls basketball coach could still see clearly in her mind’s eye was her moment on the medals stand. Oldaker led the USA to its first gold medal …
HS highlight reel: Mt. Lebanon coach wins gold medal
By Tribune-Review
Success seems to follow Dori Oldaker, no matter where she is coaching — even in China. Mt. Lebanon’s highly-successful girls basketball coach led Team USA’s …
Putting last year in the past key for Mt. Lebanon
By Jason Mackey
Though he’s only entering his third year in the WPIAL, coach Mike Melnyk has a pretty good handle on how common it is for Mt. …
HSFB preview by position: Transition to defensive line no easy task
By Chris Harlan
Tyler Hudanick’s future could be offense. The Seneca Valley senior has shown an ability to block, and his 6-foot-5, 290-pound frame certainly makes him big …
High school notebook: Hempfield basketball coach Marino resigns
By Jason Mackey
After helping the Hempfield boys basketball team to its first playoff win since 2003, coach Mark Marino has resigned, citing the desire to “pursue some other opportunities.” Marino, 35, declined to say what those opportunities were, other than that money — a lack of teaching job — was a factor. …
Three Rivers Rowers capture silver at Youth Nationals
By Karen Kadilak
With a different partner, North Hills senior Brad Walter won a second straight silver medal in pairs competition at the USRowing Youth National Championships last …
Young Mt. Lebanon lacrosse teams fall in PIAA semifinals
By Jason Mackey
MECHANICSBURG — Sophomore Brian Kelly insisted the Mt. Lebanon boys lacrosse team had fun. The message, strange as it may sound given the circumstances, was echoed by freshman midfielder Brian Ward. So, what exactly is odd here? The Blue Devils didn’t win the game. They suffered a 15-10 loss to …
PIAA lacrosse roundup: Mt. Lebanon’s Lee saves trip to semifinals
By Jason Orfao
Clinging to a one-goal lead, Mt. Lebanon needed one more save to ensure its third trip to the PIAA boys lacrosse semifinals in four seasons. Matt Lee was there to provide it and the Blue Devils escaped with a 7-6 triumph over Shady Side Academy in quarterfinal action Saturday at …
Shady Side Academy, Quaker Valley earn WPIAL boys lacrosse titles
By Gary Horvath
The Quaker Valley boys lacrosse team can finally forget about its last loss. The Quakers (18-0) completed their undefeated season Friday, topping Indiana, 13-10, in …
Shaler girls lacrosse team exacts revenge, captures WPIAL championship
By Gary Horvath
The Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse team handed Shaler its only loss earlier this year, but the Titans got their revenge when it counted. Shaler defeated …
Mt. Lebanon, Quaker Valley focus on WPIAL title lacrosse sweeps
By Gary Horvath
In a year where WPIAL lacrosse showed parity in the regular season, two programs are looking to establish themselves as being among the elite, and …
Mt. Lebanon fencing club claims Epee Cup
By Gary Horvath
In just its third year, the Mt. Lebanon high school fencing club took home the Pittsburgh Epee Cup at the April 24 competition in Peters …
Mt. Lebanon hurdler turns misfortune into PIAA invitation
By Paul Schofield
Sometimes in life, you don’t always get a second chance. Natalie Corrado got a second chance Saturday at the WPIAL track and field championships at …
Youth leagues, coaching spark lacrosse’s growth in Western Pa.
By Gary Horvath
In the world of high school athletics, it’s no secret that football and basketball are at the top of the pecking order. But no sport …
Shady Side Academy, Sewickley Academy continue tradition of success at WPIAL boys tennis finals
By Gary Horvath
Tradition was on display Thursday at the WPIAL boys tennis team finals at North Allegheny. Sewickley Academy won its 11th straight Class AA title 4-1 …
Clemente Jr., ex-Steeler Ward honor WPIAL’s most positive athletes
By Gary Horvath
The Senator John Heinz History Center was host to the third annual Western Pennsylvania Positive High School Athlete Awards on Saturday. The event, put on …
Multi-sport athletes finding success on WPIAL lacrosse teams
By Gary Horvath
Despite excelling in hockey and lacrosse while attending Quaker Valley, senior All-WPIAL attackman Jimmy Perkins will hang up his skates next year at Lake Erie …
Motivated by last season, Mt. Lebo girls lacrosse off to 10-0 start
By Gary Horvath
There’s no confusion among the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse team as to what this season is about. “Every year we sit down with the seniors …

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