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Allderdice boys advance to PIAA tournament

By Staff Report
City League champion Allderdice earned a spot in the PIAA Class AAAA tournament Saturday with a 61-48 win over District 10’s McDowell in a subregional game at Brashear. Lamone Dixon Jr. scored 13 points and Tim Jackson and Ramon Creighton had 11 each to lead the Dragons (23-2). Allderdice will play ...
Porter scores 18 points to lead Obama Academy girls to 2nd straight City title
By Ed Phillipps
Michaela Porter talked to her brother on Saturday morning, and that conversation turned out to be more prediction than pep talk. Porter, a 6-foot sophomore, scored a game-high 18 points to nab player of the game honors, just like older brother D.J., a former Obama Academy standout who now plays ...
Allderdice boys defend City League championship
By Ed Phillipps
Standing 6-foot-5 and carrying around a glimmering golden trophy, Jordan Rawls wasn’t hard to find after Allderdice claimed its second consecutive City League championship over ...
Title game rematches set in City League
By Chris Harlan
Allderdice already owns two wins over Obama Academy, the team it faces Saturday in the City League boys basketball championship. But these two teams ...
High school wrestling roundup: Allderdice’s Jacobson, Zinkovsky win third City titles
By Andrew John
Allderdice senior Cameron Jacobson, a PIAA finalist a season ago, and Josh Zinkovsky each captured their third individual City League title Saturday to lead the Dragons (186) to their fifth straight team championship. They edged host Carrick, which had 157 points. Jacobson pinned Carrick’s Cory Dees in 2:52 to win the title ...
HS highlight reel: City League hoops pairings released
By Tribune-Review
The Pittsburgh City League announced its postseason basketball brackets Wednesday. On the boys side, No. 1 Allderdice (20-2) plays No. 4 Carrick (14-8) at Obama, and No. 2 Obama (13-5) takes on No. 3 Brashear (9-12) at Carrick. Both games are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. For the girls, No. 1 Obama ...
Gorman: To Jacobson, 100th a thrill
By Kevin Gorman 2:06 p.m.
Cameron Jacobson knows it wasn’t just any victory, nor did the Allderdice senior 160-pound wrestler want it to be. When Jacobson defeated North Allegheny sophomore Jake Woodley, 6-5, on Monday in the PIAA Class AAA team preliminary round, it put him in rare City League company. Jacobson became only the fifth ...
City League power Allderdice hands Indiana its 1st defeat
By Chris Harlan
Allderdice coach Buddy Valinsky took his team to Consol Energy Center to watch Virginia Commonwealth, a college team that wins with speed and energy. Asked to ...
Allderdice makes sure toughest non-City League teams are on schedule
By Chris Harlan
When Allderdice coach Buddy Valinsky asked to add New Castle to his team’s schedule, the Red Hurricanes offered him the second Monday in February. ...
City League basketball preview: Defending league champion Allderdice boys have talent, size to again compete for title
By Alex Oltmanns 5:59 p.m.
The Allderdice boys basketball team did what no one else could a season ago — defeat Obama Academy. After downing the Eagles by a point to ...
Aided by 4 Allderdice turnovers, Brashear wins 1st City title since 2008
By George Guido
It’s all about getting hot at the right time. Brashear continued its stellar play of late and took home the Pittsburgh City League championship, dominating ...
City rivals Allderdice, Brashear seeking elusive title
By Alex Oltmanns
The Allderdice football team will find itself in a familiar situation Saturday afternoon at Cupples Stadium. That’s because when it takes on Brashear for the ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: After blackout, McDevitt downs Cedar Cliff in two-day game
By Staff Reports
Bishop McDevitt senior and Penn State recruit Andre Robinson returned to action after missing five games with a bone bruise near his right knee. Robinson, the reigning Class AAA Player of the Year, carried 23 times for 224 yards and two touchdowns during the Crusaders extended 49-33 win over Cedar ...
Seton-La Salle’s Walz rolls to victory at PIAA Western Regional
By Paul Schofield
Seton-La Salle senior Joey Walz wasn’t pleased with her performance at the WPIAL Class AA golf championship on Sept. 29. Walz placed third that day in ...
Long TD drive in final minutes vaults Allderdice past rival USO
By Wes Crosby
In a defensive contest, a drive that traveled nearly the length of the field propelled Allderdice to a 15-8 win against USO (4-1, 4-1) in ...
Former City League power Allderdice confident vs. WPIAL foes
By Bill West
As recently as last week, following a tense 1-0 win at Mt. Lebanon, Allderdice senior midfielder/defender Jakob Wells heard the mutterings from fans in the ...
Numbers down, but WPIAL teams boast top-notch golfers
By Paul Schofield
Sasha Lobel grew up learning how to play golf at Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh. The Allderdice senior is now turning his ...
Gorman: Allderdice’s Jackson twins have singular focus
By Kevin Gorman
James and Timothy Jackson are identical twins who don’t believe they look exactly alike but won’t argue their innate connection. “I can’t even explain it,” ...
City League preview: Defending champion USO has high expectations
By Alex Oltmanns
Since its inception prior to the 2011 season, the USO football program has dominated the Pittsburgh City League, advancing to the title game in each ...
HSFB preview by position: Touches tough to come by for elite receivers
By Chris Harlan
one of the best receivers in the WPIAL had just 11 catches last season. Clairton’s Aaron Mathews, a talented 6-foot-5 junior, was in the backfield ...
Allderdice senior to row at Oregon State
By Karen Kadilak
A two-sport athlete, Allder­dice senior Paige Phillips used to row to keep in shape for track. Now, it is the opposite. The switch has benefited Phillips, ...
Allderdice blanks sloppy Serra Catholic in baseball opener
By Mark Kaboly
Knowing Brian Dzurenda’s passion for baseball, you can imagine how difficult it was for the Serra Catholic coach to have the season-opener postponed three times ...
Hampton, Luther prove too tall a task for Allderdice
By Jason Mackey
Ryan Luther missed a large chunk of the first half during Saturday’s PIAA Class AAAA first-round game with two fouls. When the Hampton boys basketball team ...
Breaking down the PIAA boys basketball playoffs
By Compiled By Chris Harlan
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: New Castle (26-0), Hampton (22-4), Kiski Area (17-6), North Allegheny (21-4), Bethel Park (18-6), Allderdice (21-4). Around the state: Philadelphia’s ...
High school notebook: Lincoln Park looking forward to rematch with Johnsonburg
By Staff Reports
Lincoln Park wanted at some point this postseason a rematch with Johnsonburg, the team that ended last season’s playoff run. Well, here it is. WPIAL ...

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