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Peters Township’s Mastrangelo twins, Canon-Mac’s Murphy named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Soccer Players of the Year

By Bill West
Peters Township’s Mario and Nicco Mastrangelo have been selected as the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Co-Boys Soccer Players of the Year, while Canon-McMillan’s Kyra Murphy is the ...
Gorman: Canon-McMillan’s Blanock stands #LukeStrong
By Kevin Gorman
Luke Blanock had the floor. What the Canon-McMillan senior really wanted was to finally take the court. Speaking slowly and softly, Blanock urged the ...
High school notebook: All-state soccer teams announced
By Staff Reports
The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association announced its all-state teams, and several players from the WPIAL and City League were recognized. For the boys, 12 players were honored, including the state’s player of the year, Abe Kouyate from Obama Academy. The Penn State recruit and Upper St. Clair’s Robbie Mertz (Michigan) ...
Central Bucks West defeats Canon-McMillan in overtime to claim PIAA Class AAA girls soccer crown
By Bill West
HERSHEY — Canon-McMillan girls soccer coach David Derrico doubted his players broke rules each time officials called fouls Saturday in the PIAA Class AAA championship ...
Previewing the PIAA soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS Peters Township vs. Great Valley When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium Records: PT: 21-2; GV: 19-5-2 How they got here: WPIAL champ ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Sewickley Academy’s Matt Teitelbaum, Canon-McMillan’s Allison Oddi
By Brian Graham
Matt Teitelbaum School: Sewickley Academy Year: Junior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Teitelbaum scored both of the Panthers’ goals, including the game-winner with 18 minutes left in the ...
PIAA soccer playoffs offer shot at redemption or continued success
By Bill West
Peters Township boys soccer coach Bob Dyer savored his team’s 5-1 win over Upper St. Clair in the WPIAL Class AAA finals Friday just like ...
Seneca Valley girls defend WPIAL Class AAA soccer title
By Bill West
Seneca Valley senior defender Alicia Hart speculated Friday night about the lucky quality of the corner that sits closer to the city in the eastern ...
Trib Cup: Canon-McMillan girls ready for Halloween at Highmark
By Brian Graham
The Canon-McMillan girls soccer players will not have the opportunity to go door-to-door in Canonsburg and yell “trick or treat” Friday evening. Instead, the Big Macs’ players will be playing for a WPIAL Class AAA championship against Seneca Valley at 6 p.m. at Highmark Stadium in Station Square. “I don’t have ...
Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 1 Upper St. Clair vs. No. 3 Peters Township When: 8:15 p.m. Friday Records: Upper St. Clair (19-0-1), Peters Township (17-2) How ...
Central Catholic boys seal spot in WPIAL semifinals
By Ray Judy
Central Catholic coach Claudio Morini has said his 2014 Vikings are one of the best teams he has coached. They lived up to the hype ...
Canon-McMillan girls increasingly effective at converting scoring chances
By Bill West
Canon-McMillan girls soccer coach David Derrico recounts with specificity the moments where his team squandered opportunities to stay unbeaten this season. There weren’t many for the ...
HS highlight reel: Playoff rematches at ‘PIHL Premiere’
By Tribune-Review
A pair of playoff rematches featuring perennially strong teams Monday at Robert Morris University’s Island Sports Center highlights the “PIHL Premiere,” an inaugural event which opens the 2014-15 high school hockey season. Canon-McMillan and Seneca Valley will meet at 7:15 p.m. to follow up their first-round clash in the 2013-14 ...
Canon-McMillan’s Waller, GCC’s Zambruno claim WPIAL girls golf titles
By Bill Beckner Jr.
The scary part is that this round could have been even better. Canon-McMillan senior Lauren Waller waltzed her way to a second consecutive WPIAL Class AAA ...
Fox Chapel downs Canon-McMillan
By Tribune-Review
Billy Urso threw for 196 yards and two touchdowns to lead Fox Chapel to a 34-12 victory over Canon-McMillan (0-5) in a WPIAL Class AAAA nonconference game Friday night. Carrington Vaughn added 120 rushing yards and two touchdowns for the Foxes (2-3). ...
Gorman: Resigned to football fate
By Kevin Gorman
The only thing more surprising than watching a WPIAL coach walk away from a winless team in Week 4 is seeing it happen again the next week. Nine days after Mauro Monz resigned at Carlynton, Ron Coder did the same at Canon-McMillan. As if those two weren’t already going to be ...
Coder resigns as football coach at Canon-McMillan
By Kevin Gorman
For the second time in nine days, the coach of a winless WPIAL football team has resigned. Ron Coder, 60, who played at Penn State and five seasons in the NFL, resigned Tuesday at Canon-McMillan. “The parents there and the kids are awesome,” Coder said. “They’ve been very supportive of me. ...
HS highlight reel: Vulcano named AD at Canon-McMillan
By Tribune-Review
The man who helped Chartiers Valley High School become a destination for WPIAL championship events will start a new chapter in his athletic director career. ...
Canon-McMillan eyes change in Year 2 of Coder era
By Jason Mackey
Ron Coder can hear the clock ticking. Hired in April 2013 to lead the Canon-McMillan football program, Coder talked about flipping fortunes, changing culture and generating ...
HSFB preview by position: Division I O-line recruits have something to prove
By Chris Harlan
Baldwin’s Sterling Jenkins and Hempfield’s Tony Pilato are both highly rated offensive linemen according to the national recruiting websites. The seniors are coveted for their ...
Canon-McMillan’s Olivia Lorusso named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Softball Player of the Year
By Jason Mackey
Player of the Year OLIVIA LORUSSO CANON-MCMILLAN, SENIOR, THIRD BASE Olivia Lorusso has done it all. In four years at Canon-McMillan, the Robert Morris recruit ...
WPIAL softball teams learn pitching trumps all in deep playoff runs
By Jason Mackey
Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer was eating breakfast at Eat ‘n Park with his assistant coaches Tuesday morning when talk turned to a topic many ...
Baseball, softball teams look to regroup after WPIAL playoff letdowns
By Jason Mackey
Give Blackhawk baseball coach Bob Amalia a choice, and the decision is easy. WPIAL or PIAA championship? Amalia’s taking the latter. “If you’re out of state and you told someone you won your district, they might think that’s good, but they don’t know how many teams are in your district,” Amalia said. ...
Shaler knocks off Canon-McMillan to win AAAA championship
By George Guido
Despite getting just two hits in the inning, Shaler pushed across four runs in the bottom of the sixth to end Canon-McMillan’s two-year reign as ...
Breaking down the WPIAL softball championships
By Compiled By Jason Mackey
Class AAAA Canon-McMillan vs. Shaler 7 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. 1 Canon-McMillan (18-3) Coach: Michele Moeller No. Name Pos. Yr. 0 Linda Rush SS So. 34 Brittney Crawford LF Fr. 13 Abby McCartney CF Jr. 8 Olivia Lorusso 3B Sr. 21 Giorgiana Zeremenko C Sr. 18 Ally ...

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