Shaler Area Sports

Shaler girls volleyball focuses on initial contact

One of Bridget Nickel's core goals was making sure Leah Cunningham didn't need to log many miles while setting for the Shaler girls volleyball team. Showing ...

Shaler football has tough time finding footing

Navigating through the Northern Seven Conference was going to be tough enough for the Shaler football team. Being blitzed by injuries at key positions has enhanced ...

Shaler girls tennis stressing toughness, work ethic

Shaler sophomore Lydia Valentine's passion for tennis began in second grade when she found an old racquet. Despite setting a Shaler middle-school record in the shot ...

Foundation built for Shaler runners

Nine mile jaunts through Etna serve Shaler senior cross country runner Michael Dunn an important purpose. All summer Dunn focused on building a base. Too ...

Shaler girls soccer plans to play tougher to compete with section powers

Emily Poblocki could hear Josie Fenn's voice among all the other noise. Poblocki, a junior defender for the Shaler girls soccer team, appreciated having some ...

Shaler hopes streak's end changes culture

Shaler junior linebacker Parker Kilgore isn't tamping down the expectations. The Titans stopped their streak of futility last season, winning two games in three weeks ...

Shaler boys soccer building confidence entering season

Jake Taylor was skeptical when an e-mail from coach Adam Hunter said the Shaler boys soccer team would have sessions with a sports psychologist. After a ...

Shaler golf team looks to break through after promising 2015

The Shaler boys golf team hit a recent high point with a 5-5 finish last season under John Brough. In Brough's 11 years with the ...

Hempfield's Ryan named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year

Hempfield junior pitcher Morgan Ryan is the first one to tell you that winning a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAAA softball title was a team ...

Shaler girls lacrosse had several highlights this season

Jen Perestock didn't need to spend any time picking up the Shaler girls lacrosse team. Despite a first-round playoff exit, the Titans found solace after ...

Shaler announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Shaler Area School District will induct a group of distinguished athletes into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 1. The class recognizes six individual ...

Additional exposure for Shaler hockey

Once Shaler assistant hockey coach Jason Silver got the call, he immediately had to work the phones. WPXI_TV wanted to film a segment by 2:30 ...

Shaler boys volleyball gains valuable experience it hopes to carry into next season

The Shaler boys volleyball team spent the past two seasons in Section 3-AAA with young rosters taking their lumps. Titans coach Paul Stadelman hopes the experience ...

Shaler softball caps season with 19-2 record

Having 13 days between games didn't sit well with Shaler junior second baseman Kayla Seidl. Sure, there still was softball to be played. The second-seeded ...

Latrobe softball upsets No. 2 Shaler in WPIAL quarterfinals

It was supposed to be a battle between two strong pitchers and just the first of many softball games in Shaler's postseason run. But this ...

Shaler baseball keeps attention on basics, wins section championship

Shaler senior shortstop Alex Ficorilli saw fantastic results from sticking to the plan. When the Titans played unencumbered by outside concerns, they were a fierce ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Allderdice's Amadou Diallo, Shaler's Bri Dobson

Amadou Diallo School: Allderdice Year: Junior Sport: Track and field Claim to fame: Diallo took first in four events Saturday at the City League championships, ...

Shaler softball team powers toward WPIAL playoffs

Fear doesn't grip Shaler senior Jacey Schott when she sees the softball hurtling toward home plate. It's a feeling she's looking to transfer toward the pitcher. "Every ...

Breaking down the 2016 WPIAL softball playoffs

Defending champion Hempfield The favorite In a three-team race, Shaler has the edge after splitting its season series with North Allegheny and edging Hempfield in ...

Shaler boys chasing postseason berth

Senior Cam Bardsley knows there's nothing the Shaler boys lacrosse team can do about how the Titans' schedule was structured. That knowledge won't soften the blow ...

Shaler girls lacrosse on winning run

Shaler girls lacrosse coach Jen Perestock doesn't have to look hard to see her team's progress. A team full of players filling new roles, Shaler ...

Shaler's Bernesser to pull double duty in college

Maintaining the status quo was important for Shaler senior Julia Bernesser. So when it came to picking between pursuing track or volleyball in college, Bernesser ...

Shaler baseball team strives for consistency

Perceived disrespect fueled the Shaler baseball team against Fox Chapel. Titans pitcher Sam Ireland was especially unhappy the Titans were being overlooked. "We read somewhere that it ...

Shaler volleyball off to strong start in 3-AAA

Junior middle hitter Jake Dadowski knows the Shaler boys volleyball team isn't headed for a meltdown. The Titans demonstrated that early this season. When things ...

Wightman family carries torch for Shaler lacrosse team

Creighton Wightman was more prepared when he started with the Shaler lacrosse program than his dad, Bill. When Creighton picked up the sport in eighth grade, ...


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