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Defense keeping North Allegheny atop PIHL Class AAA standings

By Bill West
He might not relax on the ice as much as he did two seasons ago, but North Allegheny senior defenseman William Rahenkamp remains at ease ...
Harlan: North Allegheny lineman Lugg among coveted WPIAL sophomores
By Chris Harlan
Like many sophomore linemen, North Allegheny’s Josh Lugg was a varsity backup last fall. But earlier this month, the 6-foot-6, 280-pound tackle received scholarship offers from Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi and Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst. “When you have a kid with that kind of size, they’re going to make offers based on ...
HS highlight reel: Hoops for a Cure set this weekend
By Tribune-Review
There will be a pair of Hoops for a Cure basketball tournaments this weekend. The Rumble Up North at North Allegheny is Saturday and will feature two girls games — South Park vs. Vincentian at 2:30 p.m. and Hampton vs. NA at 7 — and three boys games, Upper St. ...
Penn Hills senior Campbell repeats as county wrestling champion
By Bill West
Penn Hills senior Te’Shan Campbell cradled the Allegheny County Wrestling Championship’s Outstanding Wrestler trophy in his arm the way a running back might carry a ...
Gorman: Down go the undefeateds
By Kevin Gorman
In gymnasiums about 20 miles apart Tuesday night, a pair of WPIAL boys basketball teams left the ranks of the undefeated. North Allegheny, ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA by Trib Total Media, lost at North Hills, 79-77. Hampton, ranked No. 2 in AAA, lost at Mars, 82-61. That leaves three ...
WPIAL spirit champions crowned
By Story By Bill Hartlep · Photos By Steph Chambers
School spirit was on full display Saturday at Hempfield High School, as squads from all over Western Pennsylvania competed in the WPIAL competitive spirit championships. ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: North Allegheny’s Cole Constantino, Blackhawk’s Bridgette Shaffer
By Brian Graham
Cole Constantino School: North Allegheny Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Constantino drained four 3-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points in the Tigers’ ...
Highlight reel: WPIAL teams rank high in state hoops
By Tribune-Review
The latest Pennlive.com state basketball rankings were released Monday. On the girls side, the WPIAL is represented by No. 3 Penn-Trafford (9-1), No. 5 North Allegheny (7-2) and No. 9 Mt. Lebanon (6-2) in Class AAAA; No. 1 Blackhawk (8-3) in Class AAA; No. 2 Burrell (9-1), No. 4 Seton-La ...
North Allegheny girls swim team seeking 7th straight title
By Karen Kadilak
Heavily favored to win its seventh consecutive WPIAL title, the North Allegheny girls swimming team is focusing on capturing its first state championship in 17 ...
WPIAL makes mark during national cross country race
By Bill Hartlep
Forty of the top high school girls cross country runners in the nation gathered for a race Saturday at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif. Nearly ...
High school notebook: PIAA heat acclimation rules under review
By Chris Harlan and Bill West
The state-mandated heat acclimation period for football teams would increase from three days to five under a proposal the PIAA Board of Directors reviewed at this week’s meeting in Mechanicsburg. The PIAA board members voted to take the plan back to their individual districts for discussion, said WPIAL president Jack Fullen, ...
North Allegheny 4-time PIAA wrestling champion Ty Moore dies
By Bill West
Ty Moore, a former North Allegheny phenom who championed the sport of wrestling even years after he claimed four state titles, died unexpectedly Tuesday. Moore, 43, a 1990 North Allegheny graduate, became the first wrestler in state history to win the first 100 matches of his career and finished as ...
Trib Cup: North Allegheny, Central Valley, Shady Side Academy, Sewickley Academy lead fall sports standings
By Tribune-Review
Four Western Pennsylvania high schools have a little more to celebrate this holiday season as their student-athletes showed perseverance on the field, racked up accolades and added to their school’s trophy cases. With the fall season coming to a close, four of the top districts in the area rose to ...
North Allegheny’s field hockey championship result of teamwork
By Shawn Annarelli
North Allegheny senior Jessica Brandon led her team with 23 goals this season, but she couldn’t tell you that. It’s not that she lost count. She ...
North Allegheny boys soccer defies predictions with win in playoffs
By Shawn Annarelli
Steve Binnig couldn’t have imagined North Allegheny would have the lead against an undefeated team in the playoffs. North Allegheny’s boys soccer team, which returned just ...
Penn-Trafford rallies to down North Allegheny, advance in Class AAAA playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford found itself in an unfamiliar situation Friday in the WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinals at Fox Chapel. The No. 2 Warriors were down 10 points in ...
Semifinal berth on the line in matchup of Penn-Trafford, NA
By Paul Schofield
Penn-Trafford and North Allegheny already have met on the gridiron this season. It was a controlled scrimmage Aug. 22 before the regular season began. There is a ...
Previewing the WPIAL quarterfinals
By Staff Reports
Below is a look at some of the top WPIAL quarterfinal matchups: Class AAAA 2-Penn-Trafford (10-0) vs. 7-North Allegheny (8-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday at ...
Shady Side’s Dua, North Allegheny's Li, Lee capture PIAA tennis titles
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — The WPIAL was well represented on Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club for the conclusion of the girls high school tennis season at the PIAA championships. Of the 16 total remaining slots entering Saturday’s semifinal play in two classifications, seven belonged to players from District 7. Two championship matches were ...
Shaler’s Schwartz, Vincentian’s Abdalah earn PIAA cross country titles
By Paul Schofield
HERSHEY— Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz and Vincentian Academy sophomore Marianne Abdalah achieved their goals Saturday at the PIAA cross country championships. Both attacked the 3.1 mile Parkview Course near Hersheypark and easily claimed PIAA titles. It was the first for Schwartz (Class AAA) and second for Abdalah (Class A). While no WPIAL ...
WPIAL volleyball finals: Three new champions, Baldwin, Ford City, GCC, crowned
By Staff Reports
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the ...
Young tennis players key to North Allegheny team’s success
By Shawn Annarelli
If you line them up, North Allegheny will knock anyone down. At least that is what it seems like when the Tigers girls tennis team plays. The ...
North Allegheny, Ellis School capture WPIAL field hockey titles
By Bill West
After a period of parity in WPIAL Class AAA field hockey, another reign for North Allegheny has begun. No. 1 seed North Allegheny repeated as ...
Vincentian’s defending cross country champ Abdalah ready for all comers
By Bill West
As she zips through North Park on her daily runs, Vincentian sophomore Marianne Abdalah passes strangers. Whether adults or adolescents, most of the unknowns aren’t ...
North Allegheny girls defend state team tennis title
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Shady Side Academy threw its best game at North Allegheny, but again; it was not enough. In an afternoon of tennis dominated by WPIAL teams, the Tigers defended their PIAA Class AAA girls team title with a 3-1 win over the Indians on Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club. Three of ...

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