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Vincentian’s Abdalah surges to 3rd consecutive PIAA cross country title

By Karen Price
HERSHEY — Saturday’s PIAA Class A cross country championship was too close for comfort for Vincentian junior Marianne Abdalah. The two-time defending PIAA champion couldn’t shake sophomore Emma Seifried of Country Day School of the Sacred Heart. Seifried overtook Abdalah on the difficult hills of the 3.1-mile course, then on ...
North Allegheny girls, Sewickley Academy boys win PIAA team golf titles
By Paul Schofield
After the PIAA decided Tuesday to postpone the team golf tournament from Wednesday to Thursday, the North Allegheny girls golf team decided to watch a movie as heavy rain pounded the York area. They viewed “Woodlawn,” which is about a football team from Alabama that bonded through tough times of ...
Beaver Falls’ Perretta among 3 champs to defend titles at WPIAL meet
By Karen Price
Beaver Falls senior Dom Perretta ran through the finish line tape in his final WPIAL cross country meet with a time of 16 minutes, 15 ...
GCC’s Zambruno claims 2nd straight PIAA girls golf championship
By Paul Schofield
YORK — Consistency and a calm demeanor paid off big for Greensburg Central Catholic junior Olivia Zambruno on Tuesday at the PIAA golf championships. Zambruno didn’t ...
Allderdice boys capture 1st-round victory over reigning champion Peters
By Karen Price
Allderdice boys soccer coach Sam Bellin said to his team before the second overtime against Peters Township in Monday’s first-round WPIAL Class AAA playoff game, ...
HS highlight reel: Peters Township’s Kness, GCC’s Zambruno lead PIAA tourney
By Staff Reports
A pair of WPIAL golfers are atop the standings after the first day of competition at the PIAA championships at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York. Peters Township’s Mia Kness shot 1-over-par 73 and leads the Class AAA girls field after 18 holes. Hampton’s Marissa Balish (77) and Pine-Richland’s ...
WPIAL golfers are dominant at PIAA West Region tournament
By Paul Schofield
Peters Township senior Connor Schmidt knew early in his round Monday that it could turn out special. After two early bogeys, Schmidt rebounded with consecutive ...
Peters Township, Sewickley Academy boys defend WPIAL golf titles
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Peters Township’s golf success had its genesis in a thriving junior program. Coach Dave Kuhn puts golf clubs in the hands of wide-eyed kindergarteners ...
Peters Township’s Bruce captures WPIAL Class AAA golf title
By Paul Schofield
All Hunter Bruce hoped for Thursday at the WPIAL Class AAA boys golf championship was to advance. He wasn’t thinking about winning. Not only did the ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Peters Township’s Bryce Gabelhart, Mars’ Tori Kopchak
By Alex Oltmanns
Bryce Gabelhart School: Peters Township Year: Sophomore Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: The sophomore scored with two minutes left in regulation to give the Indians ...
Boys soccer preview: After winning back-to-back WPIAL titles, Peters Township boys hoping to evolve with younger lineup
By Karen Price
Things are going to be different at Peters Township this season. That much is certain. The boys soccer team lost 13 seniors and eight starters who ...
Peters Township eyeing return to the postseason
By Karen Price
Peters Township players hoped last season they would take the next step as a program by not only making the playoffs but also winning a ...
High school golf preview: Solid lineup boosts Peters Township
By Paul Schofield
Fox Chapel boys golf coach Bryan Deal compares the Peters Township golf program to the New York Yankees and New England Patriots. “They are the gold ...
Brine tournament provides unique opportunity for area lacrosse players
By Wynston Wilcox
High school students from around the nation had the opportunity to participate in the Brine National Lacrosse tournament from June 29-July 2. This year, more than 1,700 student-athletes representing 31 states competed in the tournament, held at the River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, Va. The purpose of the tournament was to ...
Peters Township standout Komer picks Delaware
By Karen Kadilak
It may seem detrimental, but playing high school volleyball instead of high school tennis the last two years may work to the advantage of Peters ...
Quaker Valley chasing 4th straight hockey title
By Bill Hartlep
For the past three seasons, members of the Quaker Valley hockey team have hoisted the PIHL Class A Penguins Cup championship trophy on the ice ...
Seneca Valley lineman commits to Central Florida
By Chris Harlan
Seneca Valley lineman Tyler Hudanick committed to Central Florida on Sunday while visiting the FBS school’s Orlando campus. A 6-foot-5, 295-pound senior tackle, Hudanick was an ...
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 ...
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) ...
Trib Cup: State champion Peters Township boys soccer full of ‘stars’
By Alex Oltmanns
The Peters Township boys soccer team will be adding a star to its uniforms this offseason. In soccer, it’s tradition to put a star on a team’s uniform after winning a championship at the highest level. After last Saturday’s 2-1 win over Great Valley in the PIAA Class AAA championship, the ...
Peters Township earns PIAA Class AAA boys soccer title
By Bill West
HERSHEY — Following their first goal in the PIAA Class AAA boys soccer championship game, Peters Township’s players raced toward their bench, faced their fans ...
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 ...
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 ...
Peters Township boys top USC to win back-to-back WPIAL Class AAA titles
By Bill West
Peters Township forward Nicco Mastrangelo watched his identical twin, Mario, seize the spotlight moment in the WPIAL Class AAA championship a year ago. Nicco Mastrangelo made ...
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 ...

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