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Top-ranked South Fayette wrestling here to stay

By Gary Horvath
The South Fayette wrestling team is hoping that the third time will be a charm when it comes to claiming a WPIAL Class AA team ...
Gorman: Pittsburgh Athletic Association awards a great event
By Kevin Gorman
The same guy who got me out of jury duty got me into one of my favorite events. In 2000, attorney Paul Walsh called to ...
Despite delay, South Fayette’s Walker shifts smoothly to wrestling
By Bill West
A future filled with wrestling takedowns awaited, but South Fayette senior J.J. Walker accepted that touchdowns and tackles remained his top priorities well into December. South ...
South Fayette swimming and diving reasserts championship hopes
By Gary Horvath
The South Fayette girls swimming team had a familiar finish at the West Allegheny Christmas Invitational on Dec. 30. Just like in last season’s WPIAL Class ...
Gorman: A resolution for new year
By Kevin Gorman
Now that a new year is upon us, perhaps we should make a resolution for Western Pennsylvania high school sports: Show some sportsmanship. For all of the positive stories in 2014 — and there were plenty — there were also some disturbing scenes at sporting events. The football season saw a brawl ...
Pine-Richland’s DiNucci, South Fayette’s Brumbaugh honored by Pa. Football Writers
By Staff Report
A pair of WPIAL quarterbacks were named players of the year by the Pennsylvania Football Writers on Tuesday. Pine-Richland’s Ben DiNucci and South Fayette’s Brett ...
South Fayette football team distributes Steelers tickets to Carlynton, Wilkinsburg
By Bill Hartlep
The Carlynton and Wilkinsburg football teams each went through their share of struggles this season. Members of the South Fayette football program experienced nothing but success, not only this year but last year as well, as the Lions successfully defended their WPIAL and PIAA Class AA championships. On Sunday, the Lions will ...
Injuries won’t dash South Fayette girls basketball’s hopes
By Gary Horvath
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 ...

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