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Overtime takedown vaults McKeesport’s Ingram into WPIAL semifinals

By Doug Gulasy
Brandon Ingram wasn’t happy with his attacking on the first day of the WPIAL Class AAA wrestling championships, but he made up for it in ...
McKeesport basketball coaches aim to build off playoff appearances
By Dave Mackall
A pair of quick exits from the WPIAL playoffs — disappointing, indeed, for its boys and girls basketball teams — oddly enough has fueled McKeesport’s ...
For Pete’s sake: WPIAL set to host basketball finals at Pitt’s home court for 1st time since 2006
By Chris Harlan
Mt. Lebanon coach Joe David saw Palumbo Center at its very best. He was there a decade ago waiting for the Class AAAA boys final ...
Bethel Park downs McKeesport again, advances to Class AAAA quarterfinals
By Dave Mackall
For the second time in a week, Bethel Park had McKeesport’s number. Junior Jacob Dixon scored 26 points to lead ninth-seeded Bethel Park to a 80-73 victory over eighth-seeded McKeesport in a first-round WPIAL Class AAAA boys basketball game Saturday at Baldwin, sending the Black Hawks to a quarterfinals-round game …
Pine-Richland’s Kalin scores 31 in playoff win over McKeesport
By Dave Mackall
There are young teams, and then, there is Pine-Richland. With just two seniors on the roster and only one in the starting lineup, the Rams continued ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: McKeesport’s Shawn Gault, East Allegheny’s Marissa Smith
By Robert Stinner
Shawn Gault School: McKeesport Class: Junior Sport: Bowling Claim to fame: Gault bowled a 300 game to lead the Tigers to a 5-2 WPIBL victory ...
Perdue scores 22 points as McKeesport gains share of section title
By Ed Phillipps
A collective nervous groan sounded from the McKeesport bench when senior forward Khalil Perdue lined up to take a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter against ...
Top 10 WPIAL recruits in the Class of 2016
By Chris Harlan
1. Miles Sanders, Woodland Hills (above) Twitter: @BoobieMiles_4 5-foot-11, 192 pounds, running back Sanders verbally committed to Penn State in July, but others continued to offer ...
Norwin’s Perz scores 32 in nonsection win over McKeesport
By Dave Mackall
It wasn’t a section game, but Norwin coach Lynn Washowich placed great emphasis on playing with passion against McKeesport. That included limiting silly mistakes one night after losing a 10-point decision at Latrobe in a Section 1-AAAA game. The Knights responded favorably Wednesday night as Curtis Perz scored 32 points, and Norwin ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: South Allegheny’s Seth Hitchens, McKeesport’s Ronnie Upsher
By Josh Yohe
Seth Hitchens Sport: Wrestling Class: Senior School: South Allegheny Claim to fame: Hitchens, a 220-pound wrestler, earned his 100th victory last week in the ...
Plum’s turnovers spell doom in loss to McKeesport
By George Guido
McKeesport coach Gerald Grayson knew his team would have to interrupt Plum’s offensive flow in order to avenge a loss to the Mustangs last month. And the Tigers were able to make the most out of Plum’s 14 turnovers in a 65-55 Section 2-AAAA victory Friday night at Neenie Campbell Gym. A ...
McKeesport girls thrive in Section 2-AAAA with ability to run, rebound
By Bill West
As she races up the floor, McKeesport 6-foot-1 sophomore forward Johnasia Cash looks to see if the Tigers have broken the spirits of their opponents’ ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Josh Long, McKeesport’s T.T. Burke
By Robert Stinner
Josh Long School: West Mifflin Class: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Long scored a game-high 27 points to help the Titans (11-2, 7-1) take ...
McKeesport sprints to 75-61 victory over Gateway
By Dave Mackall
McKeesport’s basketball players have a message for their first-year coach: “Thank you.” While Gerald Grayson doesn’t hide his desire to be demanding, the Tigers boys coach ...
Suspended McKeesport players set to return
By Dave Mackall
An emotional Gerald Grayson said Tuesday his McKeesport boys basketball team will overcome the controversy involving several players that rocked its season during the recent holiday break at a tournament at Penn Hills. Grayson, in his first year as coach of the Tigers, said the suspensions of those players, whom ...
High school notebook: PIHL sets playoff format
By Staff Reports
After revising its classifications and alignments prior to the 2014-15 season, the PIHL faced questions about how the changes would affect its playoff system. The league ...
McKeesport boys basketball coach, players await word on possible punishment
By Dave Mackall
Inside Seton Hill’s McKenna Center on Saturday, the McKeesport boys basketball team joined hands at midcourt and spent a quiet moment following a 64-59 victory ...
High school coaches critical of new hand-check rule
By Chris Harlan
With their hands held behind their backs, the Beaver Falls boys basketball team honed its new defensive style. The team moved its legs but not its ...
Incident forces McKeesport to pull out of tournament
By Dave Mackall
After claiming a pair of victories at the Battle of the Counties tournament at Penn Hills, the McKeesport boys basketball team unexpectedly pulled out early on Tuesday, postponing its scheduled WPIAL Class AAAA game against Latrobe. McKeesport athletic director Charley Kiss said school officials were gathering facts regarding an incident ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff 7:09 p.m.
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
Plum’s defense seals win over McKeesport
By George Guido
Plum trailed McKeesport by six points at the end of three quarters. That signaled it was time for the Mustangs’ top-rated defense to clamp down. The Mustangs ...
McKeesport boys remain unbeaten in section after win over Fox Chapel
By Ray Judy
So far, McKeesport coach Gerald Grayson is perfect in section play since returning to his alma mater. Grayson’s Tigers (3-2, 2-0) proved to be a bit ...
Athletic McKeesport boys basketball team features new coach, up-tempo style
By Ed Phillipps
The basketball season has yet to begin, but Gerald Grayson’s return to McKeesport already is drawing crowds. Open gym workouts have pulled in between 40 and 50 kids, a marked improvement from years past. “We do have a lot,” said power forward Khalil Perdue. “It’s much more (than last year).” A healthy buzz ...
McKeesport girls basketball team healthy, anxious to start new season
By Ed Phillipps
This season is all about returns for the McKeesport girls basketball team. The Tigers bring back four starters from last season’s squad, as well as two ...
WPIAL’s Top 10 football champions of all time
By Tribune-Review
To recognize 100 years of WPIAL football championships, the Tribune-Review selected what it and many within the Western Pennsylvania high school sports community regard as ...

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