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Once told she may never walk, Woodland Hills senior to play Division I soccer

By Mark Emery
While other children were playing sports and dreaming of athletic careers, Brianna Guy was wondering whether the next time she was able to move around …
Trinity’s Huffman wins in WPIAL rifle to cap perfect season
By Jason Mackey
Trinity’s Kayla Huffman knows as well as anyone how tight the WPIAL individual rifle championships can be. Huffman finished second to Hempfield’s Abbie Bache last winter — by recording three fewer center shots. This time, Huffman found herself on the good end of a three-way tie for the top spot. …
Woodland Hills wins WPIAL team rifle title in dominant fashion
By Jason Mackey
Shooting the best team score in the history of the WPIAL rifle championships wasn’t too lofty of a goal for senior Laura Valenti and her Woodland Hills teammates. The Wolverines shot 800-74x at Dormont-Mt. Lebanon Sportsmen’s Club Tuesday during the team event to edge Hempfield (799-64x) and Bethel Park (799-60x). …
32 WPIAL players headed to Division I-FBS schools
By Tribune-Review
Thirty-two WPIAL players and one from the District 6 Heritage Conference have accepted football scholarships from FBS schools. WR Troy Apke Mt. Lebanon, Penn State DE Rori Blair Upper St. Clair, Pitt TE Alec Bloom Ligonier Valley, UConn OL Alex Bookser Mt. Lebanon, Pitt DT Brock Boxen Beaver Falls, Akron …
Aliquippa’s Henry wins PAA’s Mercury Award
By Kevin Gorman
Aliquippa’s Dravon Henry was the recipient of the Pittsburgh Athletic Association Mercury Award, honoring the top high school football player in Western Pennsylvania. Henry, a 6-foot, 185-pound running back/defensive back headed to West Virginia, led the Quips to the WPIAL Class AA final by rushing for 1,242 yards as a …
Penn Hills great Flynn to be inducted into PAA Hall of Fame
By Kevin Gorman
The Pittsburgh Athletic Association will induct former Penn Hills, Pitt and NFL safety Tom Flynn into its Hall of Fame Friday night at its annual John Majors Night celebration. The Mercury Award also will be presented to the top high school football player in Western Pennsylvania. The finalists are Central …
Woodland Hills rifle team sets sights on championship target
By Mark Emery
By itself, the unbeaten start the Woodland Hills rifle team has put together this season is no cause for celebration. The Wolverines have set their sights on WPIAL and state championships, and anything short of those aims would be disappointing. “I’m satisfied with their progress so far,” coach Matt Rodrigues …
McKeesport’s Perdue steps up in rout of Woodland Hills
By Dave Mackall
Recent injuries to a pair of McKeesport basketball starters motivated Khalil Perdue to do more. Perdue, a 6-foot-3 forward and one of eight seniors on …
Woodland Hills slugger to compete in home run derby benefit
By Gary Horvath
Over the next few days, Jake Jessell will be swinging for the fences. Jessell, a sophomore at Woodland Hills, was selected to participate in the …
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
In a high school football season when Clairton’s monumental winning streak was stopped and McKeesport welcomed back legendary coach George Smith, there were quite a …
Woodland Hills girls hope underclassmen deliver
By Alex Oltmanns
Despite losing six seniors, including four starters from last season’s team, the Woodland Hills girls basketball program will have to rely on a new cast of characters. But coach Korie Morton-Rozier is optimistic about this year’s team, a sense of optimism that revolves largely around her sophomore and senior classes. …
Woodland Hills boys basketball team must mature fast
By Alex Oltmanns
Odell Miller took over the as the boys basketball coach at Woodland Hills last season looking to bring stability to a program that has had three coaches over the past six years. While last season was not what he and the Wolverines were hoping for with a 4-17 (0-14 in …
Gorman: North’s title a ‘thrill’ for Rooney
By Kevin Gorman
North Catholic’s most famous alumnus shook hands with and congratulated the Trojans on winning the first WPIAL football championship in school history. That they won …
WPIAL championship notebook: Sto-Rox QB ends career among Pa. passing leaders
By George Guido
Lenny Williams finished his outstanding career with 8,509 yards, best in WPIAL history and fifth all-time in state history. He finished 36 yards short of …
Central Catholic takes down Woodland Hills for WPIAL Class AAAA crown
By Chris Harlan
Graham Adomitis wasn’t quite sure why his 66-yard run was a touchdown, and neither were the Central Catholic teammates who escorted him. But afterward, they …
Gorman: Breaston was best in WPIAL finals
By Kevin Gorman 11:11 a.m.
Even now, a dozen years later, the mere mention of a Central Catholic-Woodland Hills WPIAL Class AAAA championship evokes the memory of one moment. It …
Central Catholic and Woodland Hills may be different, but both win
By Jason Mackey
Central Catholic senior Luigi Lista-Brinza, despite missing the final four games of the regular season, will be there. Same for Woodland Hills sophomore Miles Sanders, …
Central Catholic looks to stop hot Woodland Hills
By Jason Mackey
Trevon Mathis remembers how the Woodland Hills football team prepared for its Week 3 game against Bethel Park. Focused, alert and ready could’ve described the …
Woodland Hills outs Upper St. Clair to reach Class AAAA final
By Dave Mackall
After opening the season with two losses, Woodland Hills has managed to find its way back to Heinz Field for the WPIAL Class AAAA championship game. The surging Wolverines scored early and often in the semifinals — they needed all they could get — in handing top-seeded Upper St. Clair …
WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal preview: Upper St. Clair vs. Woodland Hills
By Tribune-Review
CLASS AAAA SEMIFINALS NO. 1 UPPER ST. CLAIR (11-0)  vs. NO. 4 WOODLAND HILLS (9-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday at Baldwin Stadium It’s a battle of titanic …
Upper St. Clair stands between Woodland Hills and finals berth
By Dave Mackall
An 0-2 start has led to another splendid season for the Woodland Hills football team, which is facing a rematch with top-seeded and unbeaten Upper …
Woodland Hills knocks off Seneca Valley
By Ed Phillipps
Just call Harry Randall “Superman.” The Woodland Hills senior did it all Friday night in a 28-14 WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal win over Seneca Valley at North Allegheny’s Newman Stadium. He ran, he threw and even leaped over defenders in a single bound. Woodland Hills moves on to a semifinal …
Gorman: Randall shows heart for Woodland Hills
By Kevin Gorman
Harry Randall had a hitch in his giddyap but broke into the clear along the Woodland Hills sideline with only one man to beat. Just …
Defense, back-up RB lift Woodland Hills football over Pine-Richland in playoff opener
By Chris Harlan
Pine-Richland owned the most-productive Class AAAA offense in the WPIAL this season. But the Woodland Hills defense isn’t bad, either.   Woodland Hills didn’t allow a point …
Woodland Hills, Class AAAA’s top seeds face stiff challenges in opening round
By Chris Harlan
The WPIAL doesn’t schedule first-round byes in the football playoffs, but some Class AAAA matchups in years past have almost been the equivalent. In the …

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