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Injuries won’t dash South Fayette girls basketball’s hopes

By Gary Horvath 9:00 p.m.
If there’s one thing that South Fayette girls basketball coach Matt Bacco wishes he wasn’t so used to, it’s seeing his starters get injured. This ...
High school notebook: Records tumble during PIAA football title games
By Staff Reports
It was a record-setting weekend in Hershey. Keepers of PIAA and WPIAL record books were busy updating their standards of excellence thanks to several outstanding individual ...
RB Hayes boosts South Fayette to 2nd straight state title
By Chris Harlan
HERSHEY — South Fayette won another state title in history-making fashion, but this time, it wasn’t with a passing record. Seconds after an emotional goal-line ...
South Fayette athletes joining forces on basketball court
By Gary Horvath
Rich Bonnaure might be the only person at South Fayette who is frustrated by the success of the school’s football team. For the second straight ...
Gorman: South Fayette has a ‘No Fly’ zone
By Kevin Gorman
While Brett Brumbaugh earns accolades at South Fayette for smashing state passing records, the Lions’ defense has a reason to roar. South Fayette has 25 ...
South Fayette aims to become 1st AA team to win consecutive PIAAs
By Bill West
The idea of losing a football game, once easy enough to imagine, now baffles South Fayette senior linebacker Brett Beltz. Defeat, something Beltz experienced 12 times ...
Brumbaugh, DiNucci could write, rewrite state passing record book
By Chris Harlan
With a little effort Saturday, South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh could break the state record for passing yards in a single season. He would need 334 ...
Gorman: Brumbaugh’s brains help set state record
By Kevin Gorman
Brett Brumbaugh has drawn accolades for his accuracy and praise for making big plays. Staring at the state record for career passing yards Saturday, the ...
Defense shines as South Fayette returns to PIAA championship game
By Bill West
The energy in South Fayette’s locker room, already high as players began to remove jerseys and pads, spiked when senior linebacker Matt O’Rourke bounced through ...
Gorman: Yardage mark not Brumbaugh’s best record
By Kevin Gorman
Now that Brett Brumbaugh is about to become the state’s all-time leading passer, let’s look at another record. The South Fayette senior quarterback, already the WPIAL career passing leader and first in league history to pass for 3,000 yards in back-to-back seasons, needs 105 yards against Hickory Saturday in a ...
South Fayette prepares for a creative pass defense in PIAA rematch
By Bill West
No opponent in South Fayette’s undefeated run to a PIAA Class AA title in 2013 held the Lions to fewer points than Hickory. Clever pass coverage ...
South Fayette wins 30th in a row, moves closer to title defense
By George Guido
South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh didn’t get the state’s career passing record Friday night. But he will get another chance next weekend as the Lions posted ...
South Fayette boys soccer established among WPIAL’s best
By Gary Horvath
The South Fayette boys soccer team has come a long way in the last four seasons. When the current crop of senior Lions were freshmen, South ...
South Fayette, Karns City set for rematch in PIAA quarterfinals
By Matt Grubba
Not much has changed since WPIAL champ South Fayette and District 9 champ Karns City had their first playoff meeting a year ago. Both teams repeated ...
Gorman: South Fayette’s secret weapon
By Kevin Gorman
Dan Trimbur sat at his locker stall at Heinz Field, staring in stunned silence at the celebration surrounding him. South Fayette had defended its WPIAL ...
High school football notebook: Official’s decision impacts WPIAL Class AAAA title game
By Staff Reports
For the third time in four years, the WPIAL Class AAAA final included a key call by an official. An inadvertent whistle in the third quarter Friday negated a Pine-Richland fumble in a 21-13 victory over Central Catholic. The Rams kept possession and scored a touchdown on the next play. ...
WPIAL Class AA notebook: South Fayette’s Brumbaugh closes in on state passing record
By George Guido
South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh continues to move closer to Port Allegany’s Matt Bodamer’s state career passing record. Brumbaugh’s 352 yards Friday gave the Lions senior 10,645 yards in his career. That’s 303 short of Bodamer’s mark of 10,948, set just two years ago. e_SBlt The Class AA title ...
South Fayette again defeats Aliquippa to defend WPIAL Class AA title
By Bill West
South Fayette’s trio of three-play touchdown drives in the WPIAL Class AA championship bugged Aliquippa coach Mike Zmijanac, but the way the Lions burned long ...
WPIAL final wins over Aliquippa haven’t changed South Fayette’s underdog mentality
By Bill West
Even when recent history  favors his program, South  Fayette coach Joe Rossi believes the narrative of the WPIAL Class AA football championship never changes when ...
Aliquippa quarterback Fields ready when number is called
By Bill West
Early in his career as a quarterback, Aliquippa senior Darrien Fields imagined a day when coach Mike Zmijanac would approach him with grand plans to ...
South Fayette bound for Heinz Field after beating Seton-La Salle
By Ray Judy
South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh will have a chance to write to the perfect ending to his storybook WPIAL career. But he had a little help ...
WPIAL Class AA semifinal capsule: South Fayette vs. Seton-La Salle
By Ray Fisher
CLASS AA SEMIFINALS NO 1 SOUTH FAYETTE (11-0) vs. NO. 5 SETON-LA SALLE (10-1)   7:30 p.m. Friday at Peters Township Top-seeded South Fayette ...
Choosing Duquesne about home, family for South Fayette’s Brumbaugh
By Gary Horvath
After being wooed by football programs around the region, Brett Brumbaugh realized there’s no place like home. South Fayette’s star senior quarterback announced last week ...
South Fayette, other area soccer teams add to their schools’ state-level success
By Bill West
Past and present neighbors remind South Fayette senior Nick McKee, a midfielder and boys soccer captain, of the school’s considerable success in football. Senior defensive ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: Perkiomen Valley rolls to PAC-10 title in District 1
By Staff Reports
When the high school football season kicked off in late August, Perkiomen Valley was a question mark. By the time the Vikings closed out their Pioneer Athletic Conference slate last week, however, they resembled more of an exclamation point. By dispatching Upper Perkiomen, 56-7, in its regular season finale last Thursday, Perkiomen ...

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