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Belle Vernon wins WPIAL team wrestling title

By Paul Schofield
This time, the Belle Vernon wrestling team wasn’t going to be denied history. Belle Vernon claimed its first WPIAL Class AAA team title with two impressive ...
Top-seeded Belle Vernon chasing 1st title while Burrell goes for 10th straight
By Paul Schofield
Belle Vernon’s special 2015 wrestling season didn’t end the way the team had planned. The Leopards were beaten in the WPIAL Class AAA finals by eventual ...
Riverhounds Academy produces 19 collegiate players in first ‘graduating class’
By Matt Grubba
For the Riverhounds Academy, Wednesday was graduation day. Nineteen soccer players in the pro team’s academy committed to colleges — the majority Division I schools — on the first day of the NCAA’s signing period, which marks the first full class of a youth program that began with individual and small-group ...
Canon-McMillan girls overcome adversity to clinch 1st section title
By Andrew John
The players in the Canon-McMillan girls basketball program felt like they were behind the 8-ball from the beginning as new regime got a late start in taking over. But after a rocky start, the Big Macs rallied to capture a share of the Section 4-AAAA title for the first ...
Gorman: A basketball moment for Canon-McMillan’s Blanock
By Kevin Gorman
Luke Blanock wants to talk about his basketball career, about what it felt like to be just another kid playing a game. Blanock has been ...
Canon-McMillan grapplers look to maintain streak of section titles
By Kevin Lohman
Through the first month of the WPIAL wrestling season, Canon-McMillan has been putting itself in a position to extend the team’s reign over Class AAA, Section 4-A by winning its 15th consecutive section title. Extending that streak would be an impressive accomplishment, but Big Macs coach Jason Cardillo said the …
HS notebook: WPIAL teams to vie for spirit titles Saturday
By Bill Hartlep
Thirty-two teams will head to Hempfield High School on Saturday to compete for the WPIAL spirit championships. Starting with the 12 small varsity teams, the ...
Canon-McMillan’s Sodini, USC’s Hasco named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Soccer Players of the Year
By Karen Price
Canon-McMillan’s Nick Sodini and Upper St. Clair’s Emma Hasco are the 2015 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Soccer Players of the Year. Boys Player of the Year Canon-McMillan’s Nick ...
Canon-Mac’s Gladden to play at Marist
By Karen Kadilak
Canon-McMillan senior Christopher Gladden will be expected to play right away for the Marist College men’s tennis team next season after signing a letter of ...
Canon-McMillan boys soccer wins WPIAL Class AAA title
By Bill West
Canon-McMillan sophomore Brandon Byers ensured WPIAL Class AAA boys soccer supremacy remained with programs south of Pittsburgh. Byers sneaked behind No. 2 Fox Chapel’s otherwise stout ...
Trib Cup: Canon-McMillan boys chasing 2nd WPIAL title
By Alex Oltmanns
The seniors on the Canon-McMillan boys soccer team are hoping to finish their high school careers the same way they began. When the Big Macs claimed ...
Previewing the 2015 WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill Hartlep
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 4 Canon-McMillan vs. No. 2 Fox Chapel When: 8 p.m. Friday Records: Canon-McMillan (17-3), Fox Chapel (17-1-1) How they got here: ...
Sodini’s late goal helps Canon-Mac top No. 1 Seneca Valley
By Devon Moore
Nick Sodini picked the perfect time to score his WPIAL-leading 30th goal of the season. It would be the one that counted the most. After ...
Breaking down the WPIAL soccer playoffs
By Bill Hartlep
Class AAA boys Defending champion: Peters Township Top seeds: 1. Seneca Valley (13-1-1), 2. Fox Chapel (14-1-1), 3. North Allegheny (13-1-3), 4. Canon-McMillan (14-3) ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Sewickley Academy’s Matthew Teitelbaum, Canon-McMillan’s Aideen O’Donoghue
By Alex Oltmanns
Matthew Teitelbaum Sport: Soccer School: Sewickley Academy Year: Senior Claim to fame: Teitelbaum scored five goals in a win over OLSH on Sept. 23. The ...
Gorman: Big Macs get a big win
By Kevin Gorman
Through its first six games, the Canon-McMillan girls soccer team had outscored opponents by an incredible 48-0. Yet the Big Macs knew that a counterattack was inevitable. “We knew that shutout spree wasn’t going to last,” Canon-Mac coach Dave Derrico said. “I prepared them for the fact that was coming.” Where Canon-McMillan ...
Golf outing to remember late basketball standout, offer scholarships
By Jeff Oliver
Although Brian Anselmino died tragically in an automobile crash in February 2013, his spirit and name lives on through college scholarships given annually in his ...
Gorman: The most important sports story
By Kevin Gorman
This is not a sports story. That was an immediate reaction to news that Aliquippa tailback DiMantae Bronaugh would miss the season after a leukemia ...
Canon-McMillan rebuilding under new coach
By Alex Oltmanns
After going winless last season and compiling just three wins since the 2010 campaign, Canon-McMillan first-year coach Mike Evans is tasked with turning around the ...
Canon-McMillan tennis player Gladden uses summer work to improve
By Karen Kadilak
Christopher Gladden of Cecil is adding gym time to court time to improve his standing as one of the nation’s top junior tennis players. Gladden, 17, ...
Trinity’s Gray named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Karen Price
Player of the Year Olivia Gray Trinity, SENIOR, shortstop Four-year starter Olivia Gray was accustomed to batting leadoff and collecting hits like they were ...
Mt. Lebanon, Hampton capture WPIAL boys lacrosse titles
By Jerry Clark and Chris Harlan
For the fourth time in seven years, Mt. Lebanon is WPIAL champ. Blue Devils junior Dan Lee scored the winner with 6 seconds left ...
WPIAL players take control of early rounds at PIAA tennis tournament
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — Friday’s opening-round action in the PIAA singles and doubles tennis tournament proved successful for WPIAL players. The WPIAL placed three of the final four entrants in the Class AAA singles tournament and the same number in doubles. It has continued the trend of recent seasons in wrestling control away ...
WPIAL powers Mt. Lebanon, NA to meet for boys lacrosse title
By Bill Hartlep
As WPIAL boys lacrosse powers, North Allegheny and Mt. Lebanon have engaged in their share of heated matchups. The top two seeds in this year’s WPIAL Division I tournament will meet in the championship game at 8 p.m. Friday at Highmark Stadium, and fans can expect another close contest. The past ...
North Allegheny softball team turns tables on Canon-Mac
By Karen Price
The North Allegheny softball team was all too familiar with what it felt like to lose in the playoffs to Canon-McMillan, having done it three times in the past two years. On Tuesday, it was the Tigers’ turn to experience the flip side. They defeated the Big Macs, 6-3, in ...
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