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Hempfield upsets No. 4 Mt. Lebanon on late TD, remains undefeated

It has been a while since Hempfield won a football game of this magnitude. And it has been a while since the Spartans started 3-0. But Hempfield ...

Hempfield looking to get to 3-0 against Southeastern Conference favorite

A high school football season sometimes can be compared to a roller-coaster ride, full of its emotional ups and downs. The job of the high school ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 1

Southeastern (6A) Canon-McMillan (1-0, 0-0) at Hempfield (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams kicked off the season with a win: Canon-McMillan outscored Kiski Area, ...

HSFB position by position: Pressure-tested kickers return

There are times when winning a championship rests with the kicker. Thirty years ago, a 30-yard field goal by Burrell's Rich Marriott secured a 3-0 ...

Six-classification football has arrived, causing major waves in the WPIAL

The landscape of Pennsylvania prep football has changed irrevocably, with the days of four classifications in the rear-view mirror. Gone are long-standing rivalries between neighboring schools, ...

WPIAL Class 6A breakdown: New Class 6A shakes out with lopsided balance of power

When the WPIAL aligned its Class 6A football teams, the steering committee was asked to divide 14 widely scattered schools into two conferences. How well they ...

Mt. Lebanon will lean on strong, large senior class

Mike Melnyk's Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils lost just 11 seniors at the end of last season, the advantages of which are twofold. Not only did the ...

HSFB preview by position: Wide receivers scoring in bunches

A number of the best wideouts are more defensive-minded nowadays. Count Steel Valley's Paris Ford, Thomas Jefferson's Zane Zandier and Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson ...

Mt. Lebanon swimmer Ramsey places 3rd in age group at U.S. trials

Brian Ramsey of Mt. Lebanon was nervous at first competing at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., last month. But he settled down and ...

Mt. Lebanon fall short to Conestoga in PIAA girls lacrosse semifinals

It was the classic tale of East vs. West, which for PIAA girls lacrosse, usually means a lopsided outcome. Unfortunately for the Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse ...

Mt. Lebanon girls lacrosse tops Chartiers Valley again, reaches state semifinals

No matter what the Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse team did this season, it could not stop Mt. Lebanon. The Blue Devils defeated the Colts, 13-8, on ...

North Allegheny, Mars celebrate 1st boys lacrosse titles

All that matters is what you do with the 48 minutes you have on the field. And North Allegheny took advantage of every one of ...

Boys lacrosse championship preview: Mt. Lebanon boys up intensity for postseason

Mt. Lebanon has won four of the seven WPIAL Division I boys lacrosse titles awarded, but even defending champions have their flat stretches. For coach ...

Mt. Lebanon claims 5th WPIAL girls lacrosse title; Blackhawk wins 1st

Mt. Lebanon shared the ball on offense, and its reward was a share of history. Seven players scored for Mt. Lebanon on Thursday at Highmark ...

Mt. Lebanon girls familiar with championship atmosphere

For many athletes, the atmosphere inside Highmark Stadium can be distracting. Whether it's the periodic trains and boats passing by or the city's skyline looming in ...

Fox Chapel wins 1st WPIAL boys tennis title

The No. 2 seed North Allegheny boys tennis team got out-foxed by top-seeded Fox Chapel to start the season and once again at the end. ...

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 ...

Mt. Lebanon's Buerger commits to Penn

Mt. Lebanon senior Emma Buerger was uncertain where to continue her swimming career, but after visiting the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia earlier this month, ...

Longhorns hook Mt. Lebanon swimmer Lanphear

Mt. Lebanon senior Jack Lanphear turned in an outstanding performance at the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championship meet last month, and that helped land him ...

Trib Cup: Mt. Lebanon regroups after 0-3 start

After a pair of narrow losses to begin the season, it was the Mt. Lebanon baseball team's third game that proved to be a turning ...

Mt. Lebanon senior Gyurina chasing PIAA medal

Mt. Lebanon senior Angie Gyurina will continue her swimming career next season at Northeastern University as a WPIAL champion and what she hopes, as a ...

Norwin girls outlast Mt. Lebanon in PIAA opening round

With a two-point win over Mt. Lebanon in the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinals still fresh in their minds, the Norwin girls knew the Blue Devils ...

North Allegheny boys, girls lead after Day 1 of WPIAL swimming championships

North Allegheny was seeded first in the first four events of the WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships Thursday morning at Pitt's Trees Pool, but three ...

HS highlight reel: Playoff rematches set for PIAA first round

The first round of the PIAA basketball playoffs, which begin Friday and Saturday, will in some cases pit WPIAL teams against each other, a few ...

Longtime Bethel Park coach Kennedy now making impact with Mt. Lebanon swimmers

Retired Bethel Park girls swimming coach Bill Kennedy is playing a key role in his first season as an assistant on the Mt. Lebanon boys ...


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