West Allegheny Sports

Mt. Pleasant cruises to 1st WPIAL championship

Mt. Pleasant celebrated its first WPIAL softball championship much in the way it went about its 10-0 rout of No. 3 seed West Allegheny in ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL softball championships

Here's a look at Thursday's 2016 WPIAL softball championships: Class AAAA Hempfield vs. Baldwin 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Cal (Pa.) No. 1 ...

West Allegheny softball tops Yough to reach WPIAL Class AAA final

Yough senior pitcher Macy Mularski was attempting to start her team's bid for a second consecutive berth in the WPIAL Class AAA championship on a ...

West Allegheny softball exceeding expectations with 11-1 start

West Allegheny's overhauled softball lineup this season has been nothing short of spectacular. Forced to replace seven starters from a WPIAL quarterfinalist, coach Mindi McFate's Indians ...

High school notebook: PIAA considering nixing shoulder pads in summer

WPIAL and City League football players would no longer be allowed to wear shoulder pads in summer workouts under a rule change the PIAA might ...

Swimmers from Geibel, Hopewell garner PIAA gold medals

LEWISBURG — Hopewell senior Logan Palochak's 100-yard butterfly race finished just 50.56 seconds after it began Friday evening at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium, but he managed ...

PIHL Class A semifinals roundup: Special teams lead South Fayette past West Allegheny

Special teams were exceptional for South Fayette in Tuesday's PIHL Penguins Cup Class A semifinals. The Lions converted two short-handed goals and added two power-play tallies ...

West Allegheny's Frasier garners diamond title at PA Classic

Jordan Frasier nervously pulled and tugged at her teammates as the West Allegheny gymnastics team waited for the team scores to be called Saturday. Once ...

WPIAL football teams to be tested by unfamiliar foes

West Allegheny football coach Bob Palko won't take his team to Montour or Blackhawk or Hopewell next season. His Indians visited almost every year in ...

West Allegheny tops solemn Ambridge in first-round contest

Ambridge coach Mark Jula wasn't on the sideline for the Bridgers' 64-61 loss to West Allegheny in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA ...

Section champion West Allegheny looks to maintain momentum in playoffs

This wasn't supposed to be the team that ended the section title drought for the West Allegheny boys basketball team. After losing his top eight ...

HS highlight reel: Teams to test mettle at MAC swim meet

The past two teams to win the boys title at the MAC swimming and diving championship meet have gone on to win a state championship. ...

West Allegheny swimmer Charlton to compete at Niagara

West Allegheny senior Hannah Charlton is expected to fill an immediate void as a member of the Niagara University women's swimming team next season. Niagara coach ...

West Allegheny wrestlers shine in local tournaments

They may be young but the West Allegheny wrestlers won't back down from any competition. This was especially true after standout performances at a pair ...

West Allegheny swimmers chasing championship goals

A former WPIAL Class AA powerhouse, the West Allegheny girls swimming team expects to improve in its second season in Class AAA. And the Indians boys ...

West Allegheny hockey finds success in Class A

At this point last season, the West Allegheny hockey team had a losing record. This season, they've beaten all but one of the teams they've ...

5 WPIAL Class A players named to all-state team; 2 picked in Class AAA

Five players from the WPIAL were honored Wednesday as members of the Class A PA Football Writers all-state team. The group included Riverside senior quarterback Jason ...

Thomas Jefferson plays keep-away to oust West Allegheny

Thomas Jefferson wanted to control the clock in the second half to preserve its two-touchdown lead over West Allegheny in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals ...

Central Valley hands rare home loss to No. 1 West Allegheny

Central Valley found a way to win at Joe P. Demichela Stadium, and the Warriors are Parkway Conference champions once again. Kurt Reinstadtler scored on ...

In battle of No. 1 teams, Woodland Hills outlasts West Allegheny

Don't try to tell Miles Sanders or his Woodland Hills teammates this nonconference game didn't matter. It certainly did for them. Playing with a bruised heel that ...

Talent-laden backfields lead West Allegheny, Woodland Hills into marqee matchup

West Allegheny coach Bob Palko frequently has featured a two-headed rushing attack, and his Indians have won their share of WPIAL titles with a crowded ...

WPIAL finalists the past 2 seasons, West Allegheny boys chasing playoff berth

After reaching new heights in recent years, including winning a WPIAL Class AA title in 2013 and consecutive appearances in the WPIAL finals, West Allegheny's ...

West Allegheny rushes to victory over Montour

West Allegheny says it can run the football 24/7. As in, with Terence Stephens, who wears No. 7, or with Whitney White, who wears No. ...

Scores on defense, special teams an early trend in WPIAL season

Highlands football coach Sam Albert didn't think anything would top the play North Hills' LaVar Arrington made when he coached at Butler in 1994. That is ...

HSFB preview by position: WPIAL full of game-changing kickers

The WPIAL's kickers had a remarkable season a year ago with some game-winning kicks and standout performances fit for the record books. ...


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