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HS highlight reel: Peters junior among WPIAL golf contenders

By Staff Reports
Peters Township junior golfer Alec Stopperich appears to be at the top of his game, and that’s bad news for the rest of the field for Thursday’s WPIAL Class AAA individual championship at Latrobe Country Club. Stopperich is the only player in the 36-player field who shot under par at …
Previewing some of the top Week 5 matchups in Western Pennsylvania
By Staff Reports
Here’s a look at some of the top Week 5 matchups in Western Pennsylvania: Class AAAA Quad Central Peters Township (2-2, 1-2) at 9-AAAA Mt. …
Numbers down, but WPIAL teams boast top-notch golfers
By Paul Schofield
Sasha Lobel grew up learning how to play golf at Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh. The Allderdice senior is now turning …
HS highlight reel: Peters, USC rivalry resumes Thursday
By Tribune-Review
There’s no let-up in the boys soccer rivalry between No. 2 Peters Township (7-0, 4-0) and No. 1 Upper St. Clair (7-0-1, 3-0), which resumes this season with an 8 p.m. game Thursday at Panthers Stadium. The Panthers and Indians met four times last year: Upper St. Clair won twice …
Peters is thriving with help from sibling pairs, including star twins
By Bill West
Keep an ear out for boys soccer coaches to mutter “Oh brother” when their teams play Peters Township this fall. Make that: Oh brothers. Sibling …
Upper St. Clair QBs power victory over Peters Township
By Chris Harlan
Upper St. Clair used two quarterbacks, but there was no controversy. With junior Gunnar Lund occasionally replacing senior Dan Trocano, USC scored touchdowns on five …
Upper St. Clair, Peters Township try to recover after Week 1 losses
By Bill West
No player on Upper St. Clair’s football team knows the last time the Panthers opened a season with a loss. No one wants to spend …
Sanders, Woodland Hills roll to victory against Peters Township
By Josh Yohe
Woodland Hills has an unfortunate history of slow starts in recent seasons. There was nothing slow about Miles Sanders against Peters Township. Sanders rushed for 85 yards on 13 carries to lead the Wolverines, the WPIAL’s top-ranked Class AAAA team, to a 27-0 road victory against the Indians in the …
Even after PIAA title streak ends, Peters Township still a targeted program
By Bill West
Peters Township girls soccer coach Pat Vereb yearns to see his team ranked anything other than first in the WPIAL by newspapers and websites. Unfortunately …
High school notebook: Wrestler ruled ineligible; injury to sideline Quaker Valley’s Jackson
By Chris Harlan Gary Horvath and Paul Schofield
Southmoreland wrestler Austin Griffiths, a three-time state qualifier, could miss his senior season. After reviewing paperwork submitted by Southmoreland, the WPIAL Board of Control found …
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 …

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