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Franklin Regional’s Lee named Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

By Paul Schofield
Franklin Regional wrestler Spencer Lee did something this year that many in his shoes might not have — wrestled at a higher weight so his ...
Allderdice uses late run to overtake Mt. Lebanon
By Chris Harlan
The last run belonged to Allderdice. Allderdice junior Tim Jackson scored 15 of his 28 points in the second half as the Dragons erased a ...
HS wrestling notebook: Penn Hills senior wrestler overcomes sprained knee ligament at state tourney
By Bill West
Already the victim of stomach ulcers as a junior, Penn Hills senior 170-pounder Te’Shan Campbell refused to let his body betray him again in his ...
Chartiers Valley ousted by Mt. Lebanon on last-second shot
By Karen Price
Neither Jonny David nor his father, Mt. Lebanon coach Joe David, could quite say what happened on the game-winning play of the Blue Devils’ first-round PIAA upset win over Chartiers Valley on Saturday at Canon-McMillan High School. Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell had just hit a 3-pointer to tie the score in ...
Play-in games provide welcome opportunity for WPIAL hoop teams
By Chris Harlan
Mt. Lebanon coach Joe David and his boys basketball team could have spent a week wishing for North Hills to win the WPIAL title. A year ...
Gorman: PIAA repeat a ‘tall task’
By Kevin Gorman
As Blackhawk, Seton-La Salle and Vincentian begin defense of their PIAA girls basketball titles, I searched for expertise on how to repeat. “I’m definitely not the expert,” Dori Oldaker said. Her resume suggests otherwise: Oldaker won back-to-back PIAA Class AAA crowns at Blackhawk in 1999-2000, and three straight state Class ...
Mt. Lebanon senior Stout has legacy that links to Kurt Angle
By Bill West
Likely just one man can say with confidence that he knows the similarities and differences between Mt. Lebanon’s two most recent WPIAL wrestling champions. That ...
Penn Hills girls make statement against Mt. Lebanon
By Karen Price
What was expected to be a close game was anything but in No. 9 Penn Hills’ 65-42 win over No. 8 Mt. Lebanon in the first round of the girls Class AAAA playoffs Tuesday at North Allegheny. On the strength of its defense and rebounding, Penn Hills jumped to ...
For Pete’s sake: WPIAL set to host basketball finals at Pitt’s home court for 1st time since 2006
By Chris Harlan
Mt. Lebanon coach Joe David saw Palumbo Center at its very best. He was there a decade ago waiting for the Class AAAA boys final ...
Gorman: Special night for Lebo star
By Kevin Gorman
As they were pulling out of the driveway Tuesday, Mt. Lebanon coach Joey David told his son, Jonny, that special things happen to seniors on ...
Mt. Lebanon’s Farber, Farrell create Class AAA’s top 1-2 scoring punch
By Bill West
A majority of the time this PIHL season, when Mt. Lebanon scores, the puck touches the stick of George Farrell or Reed Farber moments before ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mt. Lebanon’s Jonny David, Blackhawk’s Chassidy Omogrosso
By Brian Graham 12:15 a.m.
Jonny David School: Mt. Lebanon Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: David scored 20 points to lead Mt. Lebanon to a 57-48 win over ...
Trib Cup: Mt. Lebanon boys basketball just fine with flying under the radar
By Brian Graham
Joe David hasn’t had the luxury of putting together a starting rotation with the experience that this season’s Mt. Lebanon boys basketball team brings. The Blue Devils’ coach fields a team that has seen quite a bit over the years and that, he says, makes them a dangerous team in ...
WPIAL makes mark during national cross country race
By Bill Hartlep
Forty of the top high school girls cross country runners in the nation gathered for a race Saturday at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif. Nearly ...
High school notebook: Trio of WPIAL runners set for national meet
By Staff Reports
For months, Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz has run nearly 60 miles per week to prepare for this race. One year ago, the Colorado recruit finished sixth at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships in San Diego. Saturday, she will return to make a run at the top spot. “That was ...
Gorman: Best WPIAL champion ever a matter of the heart
By Kevin Gorman
There is a foolproof way to turn a casual conversation about high school football into a heated debate. Ask someone to name the best team in WPIAL history. While the popular pick nowadays is the 1987 North Hills Indians that won the USA Today mythical national championship, it’s far from a ...
McKeesport rewarded for risk taken at end of 1st half, beats Mt. Lebanon, 35-10
By Mark Kaboly
George Smith figured “what the heck.” Now, “what the heck” didn’t send McKeesport into the second round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs for the ...
McKeesport preparing for banged-up Mt. Lebanon in 1st round
By Dave Mackall
When the WPIAL announced its postseason football brackets this week, some coaches were surprised to learn of their first-round opponent and some weren’t. Then, there was ...
Previewing some of Western Pa.’s top WPIAL first-round matchups
By Staff Reports
Class AAAA 15-Fox Chapel (4-5) at 2-Penn-Trafford (9-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday Winner gets: No. 7 North Allegheny (7-2) or No. 10 Upper St. Clair (4-5). The buzz: ...
North Allegheny girls defend state team tennis title
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Shady Side Academy threw its best game at North Allegheny, but again; it was not enough. In an afternoon of tennis dominated by WPIAL teams, the Tigers defended their PIAA Class AAA girls team title with a 3-1 win over the Indians on Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club. Three of ...
NA’s Davison, Mt. Lebanon’s Potts hope to stick with WPIAL favorite Schwartz
By Ed Phillipps
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 ...
Previewing some of Western Pa.’s top matchups for Week 8
By Staff Reports
Here’s a look at some of the top matchups for Week 8 in Western Pennsylvania: Class AAAA Quad Central 2-AAAA Woodland Hills (6-1, 5-0) ...
FR wrestler Kemerer, Mt. Lebanon’s Stout make college choices
By Paul Schofield and Bill West
Franklin Regional senior Michael Kemerer, one of the top wrestlers in Pennsylvania, will continue his career for one of the top college teams in the ...
HS highlight reel: PBC announces Hall of Fame Class
By Tribune-Review
Billy Knight, a former Pitt legend and one of the greatest players in Western Pennsylvania history, will be honored by the Pittsburgh Basketball Club as part if the organization’s 2014 Hall of Fame Class, which was announced Tuesday. Knight, who played a General Braddock High School, highlights the sixth annual ...
Late TDs pace Mt. Lebanon in win over Bethel Park
By Brian Duermeyer
Fourth-quarter touchdowns from Eddie Jenkins and Joey Stabile helped Mt. Lebanon hold off host Bethel Park, 30-22, in a Quad South matchup  between playoff hopefuls Friday. With his team clinging to a one-point lead with 3:56 remaining, Jenkins’  63-yard score on a designed quarterback run gave Mt. Lebanon (5-1, 4-1) some ...

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