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North Hills pair qualifies for PIAA championships

North Hills track and field coach Doug Sundo considered this spring a building year. He took over the program two years ago, and participation numbers are ...

Late-season struggles prove costly for North Hills baseball

Entering the 2016 season, the North Hills baseball team didn't know where it would find runs. Seven starters had graduated, meaning most of the returning players ...

Penn-Trafford softball takes down North Hills on walk-off

After her team battled back from a four-run deficit late in a WPIAL Class AAAA first-round playoff softball matchup against North Hills, Penn-Trafford junior Miranda ...

North Hills softball reaches postseason for 1st time in 6 seasons

The playoffs started a little early for the North Hills softball team. The Indians have operated in a postseason mindset since the end of April ...

High scoring North Hills girls lacrosse chasing postseason goals

When Jim Cassandro took over the North Hills varsity girls lacrosse program, he knew next to nothing about the sport. A football coach, the only ...

Franklin Regional's Lee named 2016 Tribune-Review Wrestler of the Year

Franklin Regional junior wrestler Spencer Lee almost didn't compete during the 2015-16 season. He had surgery in the fall to repair a tear in the ...

Team play key for North Hills boys volleyball

Other than the occasional gym class, Adam Grachen hadn't played volleyball in an organized setting before he entered high school at North Hills. So there ...

Young players add to North Hills softball nucleus

North Hills softball hasn't made the WPIAL playoffs since 2010, when it advanced to the Quad-A quarterfinals. And ending that streak this year won't be ...

Latrobe's Pletcher moves on to PIAA Class AAA semifinals with showdown victory

HERSHEY — Latrobe senior Luke Pletcher figured he'd face Nazareth sophomore Sammy Sasso at some point during the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships. For Pletcher, ...

Smith's growth a boost for North Hills

Nick Smith could always play. That was never in question. North Hills boys basketball coach Buzz Gabos recalled how when Smith attended his summer basketball camps ...

WPIAL champion trio set to take aim at 3rd PIAA wrestling titles 

Franklin Regional junior Spencer Lee wasn't pleased with how he wrestled during the WPIAL Class AAA tournament over the weekend. He didn't want to use an ...

North Hills stops Latrobe in PIAA playoffs

Another Saturday and another week of practice meant another opportunity for North Hills, and this time it delivered. The Indians held Latrobe to 35 points ...

Pine-Richland boys secure 1st WPIAL basketball title

Thirty-two years after his father played in the first WPIAL Class AAAA championship, Andrew Petcash made his own mark. The Pine-Richland junior scored a game-high ...

Breaking down the WPIAL basketball finals

Class AAAA Pine-Richland vs. North Hills 9 p.m. Saturday, Petersen Events Center Pine-Richland (19-6, No. 4 seed) Coach: Jeff Ackermann No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 2 ...

North Hills coach returns to lead Indians to championship game

Four days after collapsing on the court, North Hills coach Buzz Gabos rushed back to the bench Wednesday, his Indians one win away from their ...

HS highlight reel: Class AAA section tournaments set for Saturday

The WPIAL will host four section wrestling tournaments Saturday to set the field for its Class AAA tournament. Tournaments will be held at ...

Bushee helps power Mt. Lebanon girls past North Hills

From the opening tipoff, Mt. Lebanon's McKenzie Bushee walked on the court, standing head and shoulders above the rest. For 32 minutes on the court, she ...

North Hills ends 33-year section title drought, keeps North Allegheny out of playoffs

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 ...

North Hills' Curry out to claim 4th Allegheny County title, plus WPIAL, PIAA gold 

Gage Curry is North Hills wrestling coach Jose Martinez's good cop. The senior co-captain and last year's PIAA runner-up at 113 pounds isn't a yeller. ...

North Hills' Waldron says move from NYC is offering new lease on life

Ishmael Waldron waited 12 months to take the court, so his excitement was understandable. With a North Hills crowd curious to see him for the first ...

Penn-Trafford doesn't disappoint in rout of North Hills

John Ruane never expected such an easy win in the opening round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs. After subpar first-round performances during the past ...

Strong showing spikes winning attitude with North Hills volleyball

The North Hills Senior High School girls volleyball team is looking ahead after improving this season. The Indians (4-8 in Section 3-AAA) won three more matches ...

Penn-Trafford earns 1st playoff victory since 2005 after shutout over North Hills

For the first time in a decade, the Penn-Trafford boys soccer team can enjoy a postseason win. The Warriors topped North Hills, 1-0, in the opening ...

High school football notebook: Surgery sidelines North Hills lineman for season

North Hills senior Jake Buccigrossi, one of the best linemen in the WPIAL, needs season-ending shoulder surgery and won't play again this year. The West Virginia ...

Plum uses turnovers to sneak past North Hills

Plum continued to build Quad-A momentum with a tight 10-7 victory over turnover-prone North Hills at Martorelli Stadium on Friday. The Mustangs (2-0) combined Kevin ...


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