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Frazier begins WPIAL volleyball playoffs with sweep of Fort Cherry

With a perfect regular season complete, the Frazier girls volleyball team came into Thursday's first-round WPIAL Class A playoff match against Fort Cherry to take ...

Experience key for Fort Cherry

Fort Cherry coach Jim Shiel is hoping a little experience can flip his team's fortunes for the better. With eight starters back on offense and ...

Defense fuels Riverview win over Fort Cherry

It took some time for Riverview's offense to get going Wednesday night, but the Raiders' defense more than made up for it. No. 6 Riverview ...

Cold-shooting Monessen suffers costly loss to Fort Cherry

Some losses are tough. For Monessen's girls' basketball team, Tuesday's defeat could be tougher than any the program suffered in the last quarter century. Monessen bowed to ...

Second-half surge carries Brentwood past Fort Cherry

It took Brentwood just three big plays to steal a win. For the Spartans, the first half of the Class A Ohio Valley Conference showdown ...

Fort Cherry needs to fill key offensive positions

How do you replace someone who accumulated 3,000 yards and averaged more than two touchdowns per game? Most likely, you don't. After going 10-2 and advancing ...

North Hills football great Kasperowicz part of WPIAL's 2014 hall class

Eric Kasperowicz remembers every detail. The down, the distance — even the wind-chill (30-below) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona. "That's in my head like ...

Clairton rallies from 1st-half deficits to beat Fort Cherry

Clairton and Fort Cherry couldn't seem to score fast enough, but by the time their WPIAL Class A quarterfinal game ended, Clairton had poured it ...

High school football notebook: WPIAL quarters bring rematches for 8 teams

For the second time in two months, Penn-Trafford will see McKeesport's tricky-to-stop triple-option offense. Four rematches made the WPIAL playoff schedule for Friday night, including a ...

Piecing together WPIAL football pairings not an easy process

It's too early for March Madness, but longtime athletic director Randy Rovesti will use this weekend to fill out brackets. Instead of Kentucky and Kansas, ...

No. 7 Fort Cherry routs Serra Catholic, 86-19

The No. 7-ranked Fort Cherry Rangers cruised to their most lopsided victory of the year, 86-19, over Serra Catholic on Friday in a Class A ...

Clairton gets back to winning ways, edges Fort Cherry

It wasn't pretty; it wasn't clean. And it most certainly wasn't efficient. But it was just what Clairton needed. The battered Bears, one week removed from losing their ...

High school football notebook: Bishop Canevin finds Week 1 opponent

After searching in Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia, Bishop Canevin found a last-minute opponent in Indiana County to replace Imani Christian Academy. The Crusaders will ...

Young, yet experienced Fort Cherry flying under the radar

Fort Cherry coach Jim Shiel admits his team is young, but what might surprise people is how much experience is returning for the Rangers. "I ...

WPIAL athletes fare well on final day of state track meet

SHIPPENSBURG — No athlete from the WPIAL claimed a gold medal during the first day of the PIAA track and field championships. It was a different ...

Dixon leads Steel Valley over Fort Cherry

Sometimes C.C. Dixon spells her first name without any periods. Other times she uses periods between the Cs. Even her senior poster hanging on the ...

Serra Catholic grounded yet again

Serra Catholic's struggles this season continued Friday night at Fort Cherry, where the Eagles lost, 41-6. But their biggest loss yet came at the start of ...

No. 1 Clairton wins 52nd in a row

Fort Cherry coach Jim Shiel's strategy entering Friday's Black Hills Conference at Clairton was to have his offense wait until one second remained on the ...

Coaches showing optimism for new-look Fort Cherry

The Fort Cherry football team will look quite a bit different this year. Three-year starting quarterback Tanner Garry, who accounted for 36 touchdowns last season, ...


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