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North Allegheny teams again pull off double dip at WPIAL swimming championships

By Doug Gulasy
The WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships again turned into a North Allegheny double dip. For the fourth consecutive season, the Tigers swept the boys and ...
Records fall on opening day of WPIAL swimming championships
By Doug Gulasy
Records don’t last long anymore at the WPIAL swimming championships. A year after a dozen WPIAL records fell, more of the same happened on the ...
North Allegheny swim teams out to defend WPIAL championships
By Karen Kadilak
Seeded first in eight events, the North Allegheny girls swim team is heavily favored to win its seventh consecutive Class AAA title at the WPIAL ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Upper St. Clair’s Zack Pateras, Shaler’s Gia Thorpe
By Brian Graham
Zack Pateras School: Upper St. Clair Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Pateras finished with a game-high 23 points — including seven 3-pointers — to lead the Panthers to a 61-59 win over Latrobe in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs Saturday. This season, Pateras scored 233 ...
Pateras makes 7 3-pointers to lead Upper St. Clair past No. 7 seed Latrobe
By Bill West
No one on the basketball court at Charleroi stayed hot quite like Upper St. Clair junior guard Zack Pateras — and not just because he ...
Shaler girls shut down Upper St. Clair in first-round matchup
By Bill West
Shaler senior guard Liz Kline found the flood of confidence that came Friday night during a double-digit scoring run all too familiar because of her ...
Top 10 WPIAL recruits in the Class of 2016
By Chris Harlan
1. Miles Sanders, Woodland Hills (above) Twitter: @BoobieMiles_4 5-foot-11, 192 pounds, running back Sanders verbally committed to Penn State in July, but others continued to offer ...
Chartiers Valley displays shooting touch in blowout win over USC
By Chris Harlan 8:24 p.m.
Chartiers Valley’s Tim McConnell ranks this season’s lineup among the best shooting teams he’s ever coached. Certainly top five. Maybe top three. That shooter’s touch showed ...
Gorman: Just say no to 6 classes
By Kevin Gorman
Jim Render knows what it’s like to have a WPIAL championship football team not participate in the PIAA playoffs. The Upper St. Clair coach also knows what it’s like to win a state title. USC elected not to participate in the inaugural PIAA playoffs in 1988, but won state titles ...
Opinions differ on more classifications for high school football
By Chris Harlan
A couple of years from now, Seneca Valley, North Allegheny or Hempfield might celebrate a WPIAL Class AAAAAA football championship. Too many A’s? Maybe ...
Dudzinski, Minuth hope to lead USC swimming to WPIAL title this season
By Karen Kadilak
The prospect of pleasant weather year-round persuaded Upper St. Clair senior Ryan Dudzinski to continue his swimming career at Stanford University next year. Dudzinski — a ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
Upper St. Clair back in familiar territory; will vie for 1st WPIAL title since 2011
By Ed Phillipps
Despite finding itself in an unfamiliar position at the beginning of the season, the Upper St. Clair boys soccer team now feels right at home. ...
Penn-Trafford’s Mastrogiacomo scores in OT to secure win
By Nathan Smith
For the second time this postseason, Penn-Trafford needed late-game heroics from Maggie Mastrogiacomo to stay alive. Just four days after recording the tying goal in a ...
Breaking down the WPIAL soccer playoffs
By Bill West
Class AAA boys Defending champion: Peters Township Top seeds: 1. Upper St. Clair (16-0-1), 2. Central Catholic (17-1), 3. Peters Township (14-2), 4. Seneca ...
WPIAL releases soccer playoff pairings
By Staff Report
The WPIAL released the playoff pairings for its boys and girls soccer tournaments, which will get under way Saturday with preliminary- and first-round games. The top seeds for the boys are Upper St. Clair (16-0-1) in Class AAA, South Park (18-0) in Class AA and Sewickley Academy (14-1-2) in Class A. ...
HS highlight reel: Reigning champs set to defend titles
By Tribune-Review
Six defending champions and dozens of other boys and girls soccer teams will get a look at their path to Highmark Stadium on Wednesday when ...
HS highlight reel: PBC announces Hall of Fame Class
By Tribune-Review
Billy Knight, a former Pitt legend and one of the greatest players in Western Pennsylvania history, will be honored by the Pittsburgh Basketball Club as part if the organization’s 2014 Hall of Fame Class, which was announced Tuesday. Knight, who played a General Braddock High School, highlights the sixth annual ...
Gorman: There’s no quit with Upper St. Clair’s Harkleroad
By Kevin Gorman
Ryan Harkleroad’s story starts with a lump on an arm. It will leave you with a lump in your throat. The Upper St. Clair junior ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Central Catholic’s Ryan Sproule, Upper St. Clair’s Emma Hasco
By Brian Graham
Ryan Sproule School: Central Catholic Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Ryan Sproule netted a hat trick in the Vikings’ 10-0 Section 4-AAA shutout ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua wins WPIAL Class AAA title; GCC sisters find forfeit deal in Class AA
By Bill West
A student at Shady Side Academy since she started seventh grade, junior Ananya Dua knew the tennis courts on the Fox Chapel private school’s campus ...
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 ...

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