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Winners of 8 straight, North Allegheny hockey still focused on improvement

By Andrew Erickson
Mike Bagnato presents his North Allegheny hockey players with a simple request before each game: Try to improve. He delivered the line early in the ...
Kiski Area wrestling settles for 3rd place at WPIALs
By Paul Schofield
Watching Belle Vernon wrestle Canon-McMillan for the WPIAL Class AAA team title Saturday wasn’t in Kiski Area wrestling coach Chris Heater’s plans. But after Canon-McMillan upset ...
North Hills ends 33-year section title drought, keeps North Allegheny out of playoffs
By Chris Harlan
There’s a banner in North Hills’ gym that lists the boys basketball team’s section titles. It stops with 1983. “It’s been awhile,” junior Nick ...
Top-seeded Belle Vernon chasing 1st title while Burrell goes for 10th straight
By Paul Schofield
Belle Vernon’s special 2015 wrestling season didn’t end the way the team had planned. The Leopards were beaten in the WPIAL Class AAA finals by eventual ...
North Allegheny wrestlers take down defending champion Franklin Regional
By Paul Schofield
North Allegheny picked a great time to get healthy. The Tigers, who fell out of the Tribune-Review team rankings this week, have been fighting injuries all ...
Top 10 Western Pa. recruits in the Class of 2017
By Chris Harlan
1. Lamont Wade , Clairton 5-10, 180, cornerback Twitter: @Goony_38 Wade reports 22 scholarship offers, with Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State among ...
Allegheny County Wrestling Championship notebook: North Allegheny advances 4 to semifinals
By Paul Schofield
With the WPIAL team wrestling tournament set to get underway Wednesday, many coaches around the WPIAL were wondering if North Allegheny was starting to get ...
North Allegheny spirit team prepares for PIAA, national competition
By Zach Brendza
This season has already been a successful one for North Allegheny’s varsity competitive spirit team. But there’s more success to be had. The Tigers won ...
Pine-Richland uses 2nd-half rally to top North Allegheny
By Chris Harlan
Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec offered a bold halftime adjustment. After watching North Allegheny sophomore Curtis Aiken Jr. score 18 first-half points Tuesday, Jurkovec spoke up at ...
Despite injury-stricken lineup, new coach Abe helps North Allegheny find success
By Andrew Erickson
When Sanshiro “Sunny” Abe took over as North Allegheny’s wrestling coach in April, his wrestlers didn’t know Abe personally, but they knew what kind of ...
North Allegheny, Hopewell, Neshannock win WPIAL spirit championships
By Zach Brendza
The Tigers, Vikings and Lancers were the champions when the music stopped and the floor cleared Saturday at the 2016 WPIAL competitive spirit championships at ...
HS notebook: WPIAL teams to vie for spirit titles Saturday
By Bill Hartlep 7:29 p.m.
Thirty-two teams will head to Hempfield High School on Saturday to compete for the WPIAL spirit championships. Starting with the 12 small varsity teams, the ...
Hot-shooting North Allegheny holds off McKeesport to win host tournament title
By Dave Mackall
North Allegheny’s high-scoring offense didn’t miss a beat without its leading scorer. Keagan Phillips picked up the slack Wednesday night for No. 2 North Allegheny, scoring 26 points, and the Section 3-AAAA leading Tigers used a strong showing at the free-throw line to upend McKeesport, 84-76, in the championship game of ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: North Allegheny’s Curtis Aiken Jr., Bishop Canevin’s Erin Joyce
By Alex Oltmanns
Curtis Aiken Jr. School: North Allegheny Sport: Basketball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Aiken scored a career-high 41 points in a Section 3-AAAA win over ...
Powerade wrestling notebook: Belle Vernon starts strong
By Doug Gulasy
Belle Vernon watched Franklin Regional parlay championships at the Powerade Wrestling tournament into WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA titles each of the past two seasons. The ...
North Allegheny swimmer Wright headed to Ohio State
By Karen Kadilak
North Allegheny senior Katie Wright will continue her swimming career at Ohio State University next season after making great strides on the Tigers’ girls team. …
HS highlight reel: WPIAL juniors listed among top prospects
By Bill Hartlep
Four junior football players from Western Pennsylvania were recognized earlier this week among the top 100 players in the nation. The Rivals 100 prospect ranking ...
North Allegheny home-schooled runner finishes 28th at Foot Locker Cross Country Championships
By Karen Price
Madeleine Davison, a home-schooled student from the North Allegheny School District who ran unattached this fall, finished Saturday’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships in 28th place out of 40 of the nation’s top high school runners in 18 minutes, 24 seconds. Davison improved upon last year’s last-place finish in the race ...
Trib Cup: NA, South Fayette, Shady Side Academy, Sewickley Academy lead fall sports standings
By Alex Oltmanns 3:18 p.m.
Four local high schools started the athletics calendar off this fall with the strongest collective performance across all ranges of interscholastic athletics in their respective classifications. With the fall season now just about over as the PIAA football playoffs draw to a close, four WPIAL school districts stand atop the ...
WPIAL AAAA boys basketball preview: Runners-up last season, North Allegheny hopes to take next step
By Karen Price
The same night the North Allegheny boys basketball team lost to Chartiers Valley in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship game, then-junior Keegan Phillips gathered the ...
Central Catholic turns tables on North Allegheny in WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal victory
By Chris Harlan
Ever since a Week 3 loss, Central Catholic’s Ronnie Jones has wanted to prove his team isn’t lazy. He and his teammates made their case Friday. Jones ...
North Allegheny’s Zachary Springer commits to Dartmouth for rowing
By Karen Kadilak
The prospect of an Ivy League education on a picturesque campus guided by a coach he admires has persuaded North Allegheny High School senior Zachary ...
Central Catholic ready to take another shot at North Allegheny
By Chris Harlan 11:50 p.m.
Central Catholic quarterback Troy Fisher hasn’t forgotten Week 3. His talented Vikings entered the fall with much fanfare as the clear-cut preseason WPIAL favorites. That ...
Rematches highlight WPIAL quarterfinal playoff schedule
By Dave Mackall 11:52 p.m.
If at first you don’t succeed ... Punt? No, that’s not how it goes. Best to get back out there and try again. At least that’s what ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua, Fox Chapel tandem win PIAA tennis titles
By Bill Hartlep
They had been down this road before — at least 10 times in their decorated high school careers. As usual, the stakes were high when Shady Side Academy’s Ananya Dua and North Allegheny’s Anna Li faced off for the second straight season in the PIAA Class AAA girls tennis championship ...
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