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WPIAL’s Top 10 football champions of all time

By Tribune-Review
To recognize 100 years of WPIAL football championships, the Tribune-Review selected what it and many within the Western Pennsylvania high school sports community regard as ...
North Hills runners look back on cross country season
By Shawn Annarelli
There’s something special about running cross country. It is one part an individual competition and one part a team sport in which reaching one’s goals is ...
HS highlight reel: Southmoreland wrestler ineligible
By Tribune-Review
The PIAA upheld a WPIAL ruling last week to deny an extra year of eligibility for Southmoreland senior wrestler Austin Griffiths. Griffiths, a two-time PIAA place winner, was projected to be Southmoreland’s starting 120-pounder. Griffiths’ ineligibility stems from the 2010-11 school year in which he enrolled in an online charter school ...
Woodland Hills’ potent rushing attack deflates North Hills, 41-2
By Wes Crosby
Woodland Hills dominated the line of scrimmage on its way to a 41-2 win over the North Hills on Friday at the Wolvarena in the first round of the WPIAL football playoffs. The sixth-seeded Wolverines ran 28 times and built a 21-2 halftime lead. Running back Miles Sanders gave the ...
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 ...
WPIAL rules McGinnis eligible at Aliquippa
By Chris Harlan
Stephon McGinnis can join his new Aliquippa teammates on the football field Friday night. The two-sport standout who transferred last month from Ambridge was ruled eligible Monday by the WPIAL Board of Directors. “We approved the transfer in all sports,” said WPIAL executive director Tim O’Malley, ending two weeks of ...
Pine-Richland finally breaks through vs. North Hills
By Chris Harlan
No longer does North Hills’ dominance hang over Connor Slomka’s head. “See that booth up there,” said the Pine-Richland senior, pointing above the press box. ...
No margin for error between rivals North Hills, Pine-Richland
By Chris Harlan
For a one-sided rivalry, Pine-Richland and North Hills have been very competitive. North Hills has won all six matchups since Pine-Richland left Class AAA and ...
North Hills holds off late Plum rally
By R.A. Monti
Plum’s comeback bid fell just short Friday night, as the Mustangs fell to North Hills in a nonconference Quad A matchup. Plum trailed by 17 ...
North Hills defeats Fox Chapel
By Staff Report
Nick Santucci ran for two touchdowns, and Andrew Bly ran for one and caught another as North Hills (1-0, 1-0) downed Fox Chapel, 35-7, in Quad North play. Brandon Wagner added a touchdown on a  29-yard interception return for North Hills (1-0, 1-0), which scored four touchdowns in the first ...
Quarterback’s return key for North Hills
By Jason Mackey
Fullback Alex Carmody knows how important quarterback Jake Bruder is to the North Hills football team. So much so that whenever Bruder was lost for the ...
Three Rivers Rowers capture silver at Youth Nationals
By Karen Kadilak
With a different partner, North Hills senior Brad Walter won a second straight silver medal in pairs competition at the USRowing Youth National Championships last ...
West View girl, 8, takes Pennsylvania wrestling title
By Shawn Annarelli
Cadence Bronder wrestles against other girls only once a year at the Pennsylvania Wrestling Federation Girls State Championships, and she thinks training against boys gives ...
North Hills football great Kasperowicz part of WPIAL’s 2014 hall class
By Jerry DiPaola
Eric Kasperowicz remembers every detail. The down, the distance — even the wind-chill (30-below) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona. “That’s in my head like ...
High school notebook: PIHL hosting America’s Showcase this week
By Staff Reports
High school hockey in Pittsburgh will be in the spotlight again this week as the PIHL hosts America’s Showcase, a tournament that will feature some of the nation’s top prep players from around the country. Teams representing 20 states will compete in 52 games Thursday through Monday at Robert Morris’ Island ...
Upper St. Clair’s Dudzinski sets new state record with gold medal swim
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — Upper St. Clair’s Ryan Dudzinski would look at the PIAA record for Class AAA boys 100-yard butterfly and cringe. That’s because it was set in 2011 by Andrew Kosic of WC Henderson — whom Ryan’s older brother, Kyle, finished third to that year. After Ryan Dudzinski’s blistering 100 fly Wednesday ...
Class AAA swimmers knock off 6 records in WPIAL championships
By Jason Mackey
First came the North Allegheny girls, a few minutes into the WPIAL swimming and diving championships. Then it was Upper St. Clair, equally as dominant ...
Chartiers Valley diver wins 3rd consecutive WPIAL crown
By Alex Oltmanns
For the third time in as many years, Chartiers Valley junior Maria Lohman stood atop the podium Saturday at the WPIAL diving championships. After becoming the first diver to finish first in consecutive years —and in different classifications, when the Colts moved up to Class AAA last year — Lohman was ...
Latrobe breezes into semifinals
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe rolled into the WPIAL Class AAA team wrestling tournament semifinals with two easy victories Wednesday in the opening two rounds. The Wildcats, seeded e_SFlbNo. 2 ...
North Hills leading scorer helps create opportunities for teammates
By Shawn Annarelli
While teams in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League focus on stopping Brett Berner from scoring goals, opposing players sometimes forget about his North Hills teammates. Berner, ...
PIHL announces all-star teams
By Gary Horvath
The PIHL announced selections for the 2014 All-Star games to be held Feb. 9 at Robert Morris’ Island Sports Center. The Open Class game will begin at 11 a.m., with Class A, AA and AAA games to follow at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively. All-Star selections were split ...
Central Catholic enters Allegheny County tournament with different look
By Gary Horvath
One of the largest high school wrestling events in Pennsylvania could have a different look near the top this year. Central Catholic coach Sunny Abe is ...
HS Buzz: WPIAL wrestling Century Club getting crowded
By Staff Reports
Fourteen WPIAL wrestlers entered this season with more than 100 wins. Eight more joined the Century Club before this weekend’s tournaments — Waynesburg’s AC Headlee (101 wins), North Hills’ Jonathan Avon (102), South Fayette’s Grant Fetchet (103), Chartiers-Houston’s Richie McGinnis (106), Canon-McMillan’s Dalton Macri (108), Valley’s Pat Dewitt (108) and ...
Coaches, former players make final trips to unique North Catholic gym
By Chris Harlan
The overhead lights seemed dimmer and the wood floor may be darker, but otherwise the old North Catholic gym looked like Buzz Gabos always remembered. ...

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