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North Allegheny, Sewickley Academy tandems grab gold in WPIAL doubles

North Allegheny senior Jared Isaacs knows disappointment. He came up short in the WPIAL Class AAA boys tennis doubles the past two seasons. Isaacs and teammate ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL baseball season

Class AAAA Preseason Top Five Team (2015 record) 1. Central Catholic (12-8) 2. Plum (19-3) 3. North Allegheny (12-9) 4. Butler (10-10) 5. Latrobe (11-10) Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: A ...

California girls prep for playoffs

The California girls basketball team didn't replicate its 21-1 section-title winning season this year, but the 2015-16 campaign has been far from a failure. While California ...

Despite lopsided loss to Monessen, California boys remain among top defensive teams

After passing its first five section tests, the California boys basketball team was dreaming Wednesday night of upsetting top-seeded Monessen. All of a sudden, the Trojans ...

Warriors nip Trojans at cfsbank tourney

Elizabeth Forward used late pressure defense Monday to secure a 41-36 victory over California Area at the cfsbank Holiday Tournament at Charleroi. In a back-and-forth ...

New look Cal girls adjusting on the fly

Going into the girls' basketball season, there was probably no team with a more different look than California Area. After all, the Trojans were missing a ...

BV Area falls to Uniontown, 55-46

The Belle Vernon Area Leopards employed an up-tempo style of play the first two seasons under coach Kyle DeGregorio. Year three has been a little tougher ...

California Area boys look to keep pace in Section 3-A

There's a fine line between fighting the good fight and ignoring reality. California Area boys' basketball coach Bruno Pappasergi straddles that line as his Trojans – ...

New look on tap for California Area girls

A year ago, the California Area girls' basketball team went 25-3, won 22 straight games and aced four postseason contests. But after losing six players to ...

Second-half surge lifts Frazier over California

Since he took over the football program at Frazier, Mike Steeber has seen marked improvement. The first year, the Commodores barely missed the playoffs, but the ...

No. 7 Frazier caps undefeated regular season with rout of California

Since he took over the football program at Frazier, Mike Steeber has seen marked improvement. The first year, the Commodores barely missed the playoffs, but ...

Valley Independent roundup: Mapletown 'Rushes' past California

California fell behind Mapletown 24-7 in the first half and bowed in the Tri-County South game, 24-14, Friday night. The host Trojans (2-6, 2-5) got two ...

Valley Independent roundup: California Area blows out West Greene

California Area scored 28 points in the second quarter of a 55-0 rout of West Greene in a Tri-County South Conference contest Friday. The Trojans ...

Valley Independent roundup: Bentworth's Tush scores 6 TDs in win over California

Bentworth needed a 28-point fourth quarter Friday to pull away from pesky California Area, 49-27, in a Tri-County South Conference contest. The Bearcats (5-1, 5-1) got ...

Bentworth gets healthy against Avella, 65-8

If the Bentworth Bearcats were feeling sick after last week's heart-breaking 7-3 loss to Frazier, then Avella was just what the doctor ordered. Bentworth (3-1, 3-1) ...

Cal's Huffman transfers to CW North Catholic

A year ago, California Area's girls' basketball team had one of the tallest front courts in all of the WPIAL, let alone Class A, with ...

Statewide high school football notebook: Meadville-DuBois produces multitude of records

Meadville and DuBois played one of the wildest games in Pennsylvania high school football history last Friday. Meadville defeated DuBois, 107-90. That's not a misprint. Meadville junior ...

Gorman: The 8-touchdown game no one talks about

As soon as Casey Zajicek entered California's locker room, teammate Colin Phillips told him about this score: Meadville 107, DuBois 90. Just his luck. "Those ...

Cal Area 's Zajicek Player of the Week

On Friday night, Casey Zajicek did something that "probably" no other California Area football player had ever done. He scored eight touchdowns. In one game. Playing against Avella, ...

Valley Independent roundup: Zajicek scores 8 TDs in California's rout of Avella

Casey Zajicek had the kind of game every kid dreams about when tossing a football in the air in his backyard. The California Area running back ...

Clairton picks up where it left off, rout California, 72-0

Here we go again. Clairton's football team opened its 2015 schedule Friday night with the type of electrifying performance that had the Bears claiming their 11th ...

Dillow hoping to rebuild California Area

When Darrin Dillow was hired as California Area's new football coach, he was entering a rebuilding program. The Trojans went just 1-9 in 2014. One positive is ...

California Area football players fall ill

Four California Area football players were hospitalized with dehydration symptoms Monday during the team's first two-a-day practice session. All four were taken to Children's Hospital of ...

California Area duo selected for junior all-star game

California Area baseball players Louden Conte and K.C. Zajicek have been selected to participate in a Juniors Showcase Game at Consol Park in Washington, Pa. The ...

Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: California's Nate Luketich, Hempfield's Madison Stoner

Nate Luketich School: California Sport: Baseball Year: Sophomore Claim to fame: Luketich drove in three runs to lead California (20-3) to a 10-0 win over ...


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