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‘Hoops for a Cure’ rosters announced

By Nathan Smith
The 19th annual “Hoops for a Cure” is a who’s who of WPIAL basketball. The event will start at 3 p.m. on April 26 at Chartiers Valley with a game between the Class A and AA girls. The boys Class A and AA game will tip at 4:30 and will …
Chartiers Valley softball team hopes strong start leads to different results
By Nathan Smith
The luck of the Chartiers Valley softball team is taking a turn for the better. After two seasons in which the team struggled, in part …
Chartiers Valley baseball finding itself early
By Nathan Smith
While the Chartiers Valley baseball team opened the season with a 5-1 loss to Mt. Lebanon, coach Jim Jaskowski’s excitement for the season wasn’t diminished. …
Signal Item area track teams ready to continue success
By Nathan Smith
The 2013 track and field season was a standout year for the Signal Item area teams as Bishop Canevin, Carlynton, Chartiers Valley and Keystone Oaks …
Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse ready to snap the streak
By Nathan Smith
It has been a recurring nightmare for the Chartiers Valley girls lacrosse team. The Colts have dominated the competition over the last three seasons, compiling …
Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse blends experience, talent
By Nathan Smith
The bad news about Matt Giglotti’s first season as Chartiers Valley boys lacrosse coach was the 5-10 record. The good news is only one of …
Bishop Canevin, Keystone Oaks softball look for a return to postseason
By Nathan Smith
Western Pennsylvania finally has started to thaw out, and the softball teams of the WPIAL are getting ready to take to the field. The Signal …
Upper St. Clair, North Allegheny swimmers shine at PIAA championship meet
By Jason Mackey
LEWISBURG — Zach Buerger figured that with the history between his North Allegheny swim and diving team and Upper St. Clair, the PIAA Class AAA championships Thursday at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium couldn’t help but be close. Buerger was right. And another layer developed in this friendly rivalry, one that …
Central Valley battles past TJ
By Mark Kaboly
And Thomas Jefferson thought the way it lost to Central Valley in the WPIAL semifinals two weeks ago was a difficult one to take? Tuesday’s …
Chartiers Valley swimmers looking for PIAA success
By Nathan Smith
The Chartiers Valley boys freestyle relay team proved how much experience can matter at the WPIAL Class AA swimming and diving championships. The foursome of …
Breaking down the PIAA boys basketball playoffs
By Compiled By Chris Harlan
Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: New Castle (26-0), Hampton (22-4), Kiski Area (17-6), North Allegheny (21-4), Bethel Park (18-6), Allderdice (21-4). Around the state: Philadelphia’s Roman …
Chartiers Valley diver chasing PIAA title
By Karen Kadilak
Chartiers Valley junior Maria Lohman accomplished two important things at the WPIAL Class AAA girls diving championship meet last month. Besides winning, she had fun, …
Central Valley captures thrilling championship in double overtime
By Chris Harlan
Central Valley’s Tony Gates drew a foul and made one free throw with 0.6 seconds left in double overtime to claim Friday night’s 70-69 victory …
North Allegheny swimmers sweep WPIAL championships
By Jason Mackey
The Upper St. Clair boys may have won the battle, but North Allegheny, as has become its custom, won the war. Ryan Dudzinski powered the …
Breaking down the WPIAL basketball finals
By Compiled By Chris Harlan
Class AAAA New Castle vs. Hampton 7 p.m. Saturday, Palumbo Center New Castle (25-0, No. 1 seed) Coach: Ralph Blundo No., Name, Pos., Ht., Yr. …
Class AAA swimmers knock off 6 records in WPIAL championships
By Jason Mackey
First came the North Allegheny girls, a few minutes into the WPIAL swimming and diving championships. Then it was Upper St. Clair, equally as dominant …
Bishop Canevin girls basketball team returns to WPIAL semifinals
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team has struggled to put together four quarters of solid play. But that hasn’t been much of a problem in the postseason as the Crusaders reached the WPIAL Class AA semifinals for the fourth straight season with a pair of wins last week. Bishop Canevin …
Chartiers Valley boys basketball team reaches WPIAL final four
By Nathan Smith
It’s just another season and another trip to the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals for the Chartiers Valley boys basketball team. The Colts punched their tickets …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Chartiers Valley’s Jerrad Tuite, South Park’s Allison McGrath
By Brian Graham
Jerrad Tuite School: Chartiers Valley Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Tuite scored 24 second-half points and finished with 29, helping the Colts beat …
Tuite scores 29 points to lead Chartiers Valley to 4th WPIAL title game in past 5 years
By Chris Harlan
This isn’t the tallest Chartiers Valley lineup or even the most talented in recent years. Yet, for the fourth time in five seasons, the Colts will visit …
North Allegheny girls again favored to win WPIAL swimming championship
By Jason Mackey
Jacquelyn Du wants the North Allegheny girls swimming and diving team to focus on its own times during Thursday and Friday’s WPIAL championships. With as …
Chartiers Valley diver wins 3rd consecutive WPIAL crown
By Alex Oltmanns
For the third time in as many years, Chartiers Valley junior Maria Lohman stood atop the podium Saturday at the WPIAL diving championships. After becoming the first diver to finish first in consecutive years —and in different classifications, when the Colts moved up to Class AAA last year — Lohman …
Chartiers Valley wrestler Wilps continues family tradition
By Nathan Smith
Chartiers Valley senior Noah Wilps had some big shoes to fill when he started his high school wrestling career. He is the youngest of three brothers to wrestle for the Colts. Older brothers Matt and Tyler had outstanding high school wrestling careers and moved on to find success with the …
Mt. Pleasant can’t match Chartiers Valley’s firepower, loses in WPIAL playoffs
By Jason Black
Although they were up against the top seed in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs, the Mt. Pleasant boys basketball team showed no signs of being …
Relationships between H.S. basketball coaches, refs can be complicated
By Chris Harlan
Don’t hear too much and don’t listen too long, but sometimes the coach deserves an answer. The advice for new high school basketball refs comes …

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