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Shaler’s Schott shines in transition year

By Josh Rizzo
Jacey Schott didn’t have the typical resume for providing veteran leadership. The 5-foot-8 guard was the Shaler girls basketball team’s lone senior, but was far ...
Kiski Area advances to WPIAL semifinals
By Doug Gulasy
Kiski Area knocked on the door of the WPIAL wrestling semifinals each of the past two seasons but couldn’t quite make it inside. This time, the ...
Shaler Area grad who played in Super Bowl looks to inspire
By Rachel Farkas
Steve Sciullo can remember looking at the trophy case in Shaler Area High School growing up, admiring the sports memorabilia of past Shaler athletes. Now ...
HS highlight reel: Woodland Hills’ Sanders, Clairton’s Wade named to All-American team
By Bill Hartlep
Woodland Hills senior running back Miles Sanders has been picked to the high school All-American team. The Penn State recruit ran for 1,529 yards and 16 touchdowns this season and finished with 4,573 yards for his career. A five-star prospect according to Scout, the 6-foot, 200-pound Sanders has more ...
Shaler divers feel right at home at Hampton
By Josh Rizzo
Shaler senior Mike Schmelzer and junior Evan Kelly lack the fundamental tool needed to practice diving at their home pool. There are no diving boards. While ...
Shaler wrestlers chasing section title
By Josh Rizzo
Mike Heinl’s Shaler wrestling career slowly is winding down. The 132-pound senior is excited the undefeated Titans are in position for his last run at ...
Shaler guard Thorpe coming into her own
By Josh Rizzo
Changing roles was something Gia Thorpe learned while serving as a ball girl for her brother Geno’s AAU basketball teams. One of Geno’s coaches insisted Gia, ...
Shaler swimmers succeed despite small roster
By Haley Sawyer
Coach Keith Simmons stood over the Shaler Elementary pool, urging his team to get out of the water. One swimmer, Dillon Brown, remained submerged, ...
Shaler senior commits to Canisius College rowing team
By Karen Kadilak
After learning about the program late, Shaler Area High School senior Jessica Fabian will continue her rowing career on the Canisius College women’s team next ...
Shaler cheerleaders chasing national title
By Haley Sawyer
Don’t let the glitter fool you. The Shaler High School cheerleading squad competes to win. Last year, they placed second in the country at the Universal ...
Improvements made for Shaler boys soccer team
By Haley Sawyer
On equipment turn-in day, the Shaler boys soccer team was already practicing for next season. It was an innocent game of futsal, a type of ...
Shaler edges Fox Chapel in Quad North play
By Tribune-Review
Jake Hartman scored on a 9-yard run and caught a 25-yard pass from Hunter Zukowski to lead Shaler to a 14-9 victory over Fox Chapel (0-6, 0-5) in Quad North Conference play Friday night. Zukowski finished with 184 yards passing on 11 of 19 attempts, and Killian Bozzo caught five ...
Mental game carries Shaler’s Romanowski through qualifier
By Haley Sawyer
While in elementary school, it wasn’t difficult to locate Shaler golfer Jon Romanowski during indoor recess. “When we were in third grade I used to ...
Shaler volleyball eyes 3rd straight section title
By Haley Sawyer
Amanda O’Connor is a busy woman. Her day job is a teacher in the Moon Area School District. But after class is over, she moonlights as ...
Shaler girls soccer team to feature several underclassmen
By Haley Sawyer
The Shaler girls soccer team ran back and forth on Biles field, tackling and yelling at each other from different points on the pitch. It’s picture ...
Shaler looks to get back into win column
By Jerry Clark
Shaler enters the second year of the Jon LeDonne era, and while the team is searching for its first win in three seasons, last year’s ...
Shaler baseball falls in PIAA semifinals
By Staff Report
Shaler pitcher Jake Potock allowed just three hits in a PIAA Class AAAA semifinal baseball game Tuesday at Greene Township Park in Scotland. The last of those hits, however, proved to be a big one. Mike Christy belted a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning to give ...
PIAA baseball semifinals preview: Shaler getting set to hit the road again
By Bill Hartlep
The PIAA hasn’t done Shaler any favors over the past week, but you won’t hear the Titans complaining. On Thursday, they traveled 1 hour, 45 ...
Shaler gets revenge against rival Central Catholic in PIAAs
By Chris Harlan
Shaler starter Jake Potock rooted for Central Catholic to win the WPIAL title, but his motives weren’t quite innocent. After an emotional loss to ...
Refocused Hempfield advances past Shaler to PIAA quarterfinals
By Karen Price
When the Hempfield softball team defeated North Allegheny to win the WPIAL Class AAAA softball championship last week, coach Bob Kalp gave his players the ...
Shaler girls lacrosse wins 3rd straight title; Quaker Valley takes D-I
By Gary Horvath
Buoyed by senior Shannon Lynch’s three second-half goals, the No. 2 Shaler girls lacrosse team overcame a 4-3 halftime deficit to win its third consecutive ...
Hempfield offense, pitching deliver in WPIAL semifinal victory
By George Guido
After missing the WPIAL softball playoffs for the first time in 32 years last season, Hempfield is on its way to the Class AAAA finals. Hempfield ...
Gorman: Shaler aces pitching test
By Kevin Gorman
Skip Palmer had a problem at pitcher, one that should make him the envy of every softball coach in the WPIAL. It didn’t look that way for the defending WPIAL Class AAAA champions in the opener, when Shaler ace Brianna Dobson pulled a muscle in her rib cage. The backup ...
Blackhawk girls set to face 2-time defending champ Shaler for title
By Bill Hartlep
After coming so close the past few seasons, the Blackhawk girls lacrosse team has finally reached the pinnacle of WPIAL competition. Losses to Chartiers Valley ...
HS highlight reel: Track athletes aim for Top 8 finishes
By Tribune-Review
Qualifying meets for the WPIAL track and field championships will be held at five sites Thursday with the top eight finishers in each event earning a spot at the May 14 championship. The Class AAA qualifiers will be at Pine-Richland (Northern), West Mifflin (Southern) and Norwin (Central). The Class AA ...
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