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Peters Township looking to take next step in postseason

By Jason Mackey
Reaching the playoffs isn’t enough for Peters Township senior linebacker Jake Uhler. “Since we’ve been going to this high school, we’ve been going to the …
HSFB preview by position: The spread is spreading for quarterbacks
By Chris Harlan
Not long ago, high school coaches settled for a quarterback who could throw or run. Now, many want one who does both. With pass-oriented spread …
Peters Township set up for volleyball success
By Justin Criado
Peters Township boys volleyball coach Chris Kelly knows his squad isn’t like Bethel Park or North Allegheny — two perennial powerhouses in Class AAA — …
Stars figure to light way for Shaler lacrosse this season
By Gary Horvath
Shaler coach Jennifer Perestock has found success in the adage of quality over quantity. “Cream of the crop, but small in numbers basically describes our …
PIHL finalists extend season at nationals
By Gary Horvath
Just days after winning the Class AAA Pennsylvania Cup, the Peters Township hockey team is hitting the road. Along with Bethel Park — which lost …
State hockey finals roundup: Peters Township trips La Salle to win 4th state crown
By Nathan Smith
UNIVERSITY PARK — Twenty minutes before his team’s game with La Salle for the Class AAA Pennsylvania Cup, Peters Township hockey coach Rick Tingle walked into the locker room and was met with silence. “I was a little worried,” Tingle said. “There was a little music playing, but it was …
Quaker Valley, Bishop Canevin, Peters Twp. to play for state hockey titles
By Joe Sager
Now that the West has been won, three PIHL teams must turn their attention to the East. The three Penguins Cup champions are set to …
4th time a charm for Peters Township in Penguins Cup title game
By Jason Mackey
Peters Township finally made a memory it won’t soon want to forget at Consol Energy Center. The Indians, who had lost the past three Penguins …
Class AAA rivals Bethel Park, Peters Twp. set for rubber match
By Gary Horvath
Although Bethel Park coach Jim McVay and Peters Township coach Rick Tingle are good friends off the ice, they don’t seem to agree on much …
PIHL Penguins Cup playoffs preview: Defending champs face tough road
By Joe Sager
The road to Consol Energy Center begins Monday for PIHL teams when the puck drops on the Penguins Cup playoffs. Defending champions North Allegheny (Class …
Trib Prospect: Peters Township’s Cory Owen
By Jason Mackey
It’s a good time to be a dual-threat quarterback. The same week Russell Wilson bested Peyton Manning in the Super Bowl, Peters Township junior Cory …
Top 10 Western Pennsylvania recruits for the Class of 2015
By Chris Harlan
The top 10 Western Pennsylvania recuits for the Class of 2015, as picked by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: 1. Jordan Whitehead, Central Valley (above) 5-foot-11, 180 …
Latrobe breezes into semifinals
By Paul Schofield
Latrobe rolled into the WPIAL Class AAA team wrestling tournament semifinals with two easy victories Wednesday in the opening two rounds. The Wildcats, seeded e_SFlbNo. …
Connellsville finishes 4th at Section 2-AAA tournament
By Ed Phillipps
The problem for the Connellsville wrestling team wasn’t that it finished fourth at the Section 2-AAA team championship. The issue for the Falcons (15-6) is they knew they could do better. “I know one thing after all the years I’ve been coaching,” Connellsville coach Tommy Dolde said, “it’s that hard …
HS Buzz: WPIAL wrestling Century Club getting crowded
By Staff Reports
Fourteen WPIAL wrestlers entered this season with more than 100 wins. Eight more joined the Century Club before this weekend’s tournaments — Waynesburg’s AC Headlee (101 wins), North Hills’ Jonathan Avon (102), South Fayette’s Grant Fetchet (103), Chartiers-Houston’s Richie McGinnis (106), Canon-McMillan’s Dalton Macri (108), Valley’s Pat Dewitt (108) and …
Trib Cup: Peters Township wrestlers look to continue unbeaten run
By Brian Graham
The Peters Township wrestling team has a blue collar, hard-working mentality that has shown through its early season performances. The Indians are 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Class AAA, Section 2-B as it heads into this weekend’s Virginia Duals at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va. Peters Township won the …
Pair of Peters Township hockey teams finding early success
By Kevin Ritchart
There’s no such thing as having too much depth. The Peters Township hockey team — a PIHL Penguins Cup finalist the past three seasons — …
Ball bounces Upper St. Clair’s way in PIAA soccer
By Jason Mackey
Upper St. Clair goalkeeper Will Petley insisted the tip of his middle finger touched Mario Mastrangelo’s penalty kick in the 48th minute of Saturday’s PIAA …
Seneca Valley girls take down 3-time defending PIAA champion Peters Township in quarterfinals
By Jason Mackey
There will be a new PIAA Class AAA champion for girls soccer after Peters Township, which had won the past three, suffered a 2-0 loss …
PIAA soccer playoff preview: Soccer teams focus on 2nd shot
By Jason Mackey
Troye Kiernan might not play basketball, but the Upper St. Clair boys soccer team’s talented midfielder knows a thing or two about rebounding. After an …
McKeesport football survives rare first-round test in win over Peters Township
By Dave Mackall
McKeesport won its WPIAL  Class AAAA playoff opener, but the third-seeded Tigers received a rare test in the process. Mikell Moore rushed for 241 yards, and Allen Wright ran for three touchdowns as McKeesport stayed unbeaten with a wild 54-28 victory over visiting 14th-seeded Peters Township on Friday night. McKeesport …
Peters Township boys upset Upper St. Clair to win WPIAL championship
By Jason Mackey
Goalkeeper Max O’Hare, like he did so many times  on this night, made the  save. Striker Mario Mastrangelo finished it off by scoring the key …
Seneca Valley girls dethrone Peters Township for WPIAL title
By Jason Mackey
For the second consecutive year, a late corner kick determined the outcome of the WPIAL Class AAA championship game in girls soccer. This one went …
Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships
By Jason Mackey
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 1 Upper St. Clair vs. No. 7 Peters Township When: 8:15 p.m. Friday Records: Upper St. Clair (19-0-1), Peters Township (16-3-2) …
Peters Township boys rout rival Canon-McMillan to advance to finals
By Jason Mackey
Nicco Mastrangelo didn’t have much to say. No problem. The statement the junior striker made earlier — three goals to lead the Peters Township boys …

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