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Gorman: McKeesport star shows up

By Kevin Gorman
Khaleke Hudson went to the Semper Fidelis All-American camp with every intention of earning an invitation to its national all-star game. “If you didn’t,” ...
Numbers up for McKeesport track team
By Karen Kadilak
The McKeesport boys and girls track teams are rebuilding under first-year coach Tom Smith. The Tigers have about 50 boys and girls — 20 more than last year — but most are underclassmen, Smith said. Because of their inexperience, Smith said it is hard to predict how the teams will do. Both squads ...
McKeesport hopes to bounce back in section play
By Alex Oltmanns
The early nonsection schedule has not been kind to the McKeesport baseball team. Starting the year 0-5, the Tigers have been outscored by a combined total of 60-12. Yet the players know that while nonsection games count toward their overall record, the games of real consequence in Section 4-AAAA are ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior girls basketball players had special seasons
By Daily News Staff
Seniors dominated the 2015 Daily News Fabulous 15 girls basketball team. A total of 10 seniors were chosen, including three from WPIAL playoff team Elizabeth ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team
By Daily News Staff
Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class AAA ...
McKeesport softball hopes to roll with changes
By Dave Mackall
There’s a different look this season to the McKeesport softball team. Chelsea Butler takes over as coach of the Tigers, who have moved to Class AAA from Quad-A. “Believe me, that doesn’t mean we’re not in for a battle,” said Butler, who succeeds Melissa Conrad as coach. “The teams in our section ...
Norwin’s Phipps returns to PIAA Class AAA wrestling semifinals
By Bill West
Norwin junior 195-pounder Drew Phipps (39-1) continued to showcase his evolution on the mat as he secured a return trip the PIAA Class AAA semifinals ...
Elizabeth Forward senior Fournier uses pins to reach PIAA quarterfinals
By Bill West
HERSHEY — Even with an unfavorable position in the PIAA  Class AA’s 195-pound weight class bracket and no previous state-level experience, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke ...
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 against ...
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 ...

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