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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 ...
North Allegheny’s defense shuts down North Hills, 31-7
By Bill West
That North Allegheny gave up a touchdown against North Hills on Friday night at Newman Stadium likely will go down as a footnote in any ...
Gorman: Rivals North Hills, North Allegheny join to battle cancer
By Kevin Gorman
One of the fiercest rivalries in the WPIAL is coming together for a common cause that both schools hate. Even more than each other. North Allegheny and North Hills will go from nasty nemeses to partners in pink Friday night in the name of crushing cancer. Both schools will wear custom pink ...
Shaler’s Schwartz earns WPIAL cross country 3-peat
By Bill West
By not competing in several major cross country meets this fall, Shaler senior Brianna Schwartz nudged the rest of the WPIAL community to speculate about ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Sewickley Academy’s Anthony Muscato, NA’s Tina Li
By Brian Graham
Anthony Muscato School: Sewickley Academy Year: Senior Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Muscato shot a 2-over-par 74 and was the medalist in the WPIAL Class AA golf championship at Cedarbrook Gold Course in Rostraver on Oct. 22. Muscato shot one of his best rounds of the year, making 17 pars ...
NA’s Davison, Mt. Lebanon’s Potts hope to stick with WPIAL favorite Schwartz
By Ed Phillipps
When the WPIAL cross country meet takes place Thursday at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Shaler’s Brianna Schwartz said she simply wants to run ...
North Allegheny, Sewickley Academy girls claim tennis titles
By Gary Horvath
Members of the North Allegheny girls tennis team were quick to show their excitement after winning a second straight WPIAL Class AAA team championship Thursday, but they also will be quick to turn their focus to the next test, coach Michelle Weniger said. “They will start thinking about states by ...
North Allegheny duo sweeps Tri-State meet
By Paul Schofield
High school cross country teams like to compete in the annual Tri-State Track Coaches Association meet to prepare for the WPIAL championships a week later. Thursday’s ...
Gorman: Rittman had ‘great career’
By Kevin Gorman
When Dede Rittman joined the WPIAL golf committee, all she got was grief. Upon retiring, she got a gift. A restored Walter Hagen Ultra persimmon No. 1 wood driver served as a symbol of something old that’s new again. Like her career. After 33 seasons as North Allegheny’s golf coach — the ...

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