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Trinity’s 2nd-inning grand slam propels Hillers past West Mifflin

By Dave Mackall
Battling a bitter afternoon chill, West Mifflin softball coach Casey Phillips did his best to concentrate on the two-out pop fly in the second inning ...
West Mifflin star shines at Tri-State meet
By Staff Report 1:00 p.m.
West Mifflin’s Kevin Garbark is one of the fastest high school runners in Western Pennsylvania. On March 1, he’ll get a chance to see where he stacks up against the best in the state. Garbark won the 60-meter dash (7.07 seconds) and 200-meter dash (22.67) on Saturday at the Tri-State ...
Chaotic victory for Highlands over No. 4 West Mifflin
By Doug Gulasy
West Mifflin’s warmup suits said “Chaos,” but Highlands is creating it in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. In a game befitting West Mifflin’s motto, No. 13 ...
West Mifflin, Steel Valley gear up for Class AAA tests in WPIAL playoffs
By Dave Mackall
For most of the high school boys basketball season, Class AAA rivals West Mifflin and Steel Valley have been chasing the WPIAL leaders for recognition ...
Swim team expectations remain high at West Mifflin
By Alex Oltmanns
Swimmers throughout West Mifflin School District have come to know the standard expected for the high school varsity team. From the time they’re 5 years old, swimmers are eligible to participate in coach Steve Larkin’s club program, which instills the values that have allowed Titan swimmers to be successful for more ...
West Mifflin pulls away from Thomas Jefferson for section title
By Dave Mackall
In a heated, season-long, three-team race, West Mifflin won the prize. Karlyn Garner scored 22 points, and Josh Long added 19 to lead the Titans to ...
West Mifflin boys eye section championship
By Dave Mackall
West Mifflin took a big step in securing its first WPIAL section championship in boys basketball in four years by beating Uniontown in overtime on Saturday and supplanting the Red Raiders as Trib Total Media’s No. 5-ranked team in Class AAA. The Titans (16-2, 11-1) can clinch at least a ...
Clutch free throws lift West Mifflin boys over Steel Valley
By Dave Mackall
In a brief moment Friday night, Antonio Hill convinced himself to stay calm. Then with the score tied, the West Mifflin senior stepped to the free-throw ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Josh Long, McKeesport’s T.T. Burke
By Robert Stinner
Josh Long School: West Mifflin Class: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Long scored a game-high 27 points to help the Titans (11-2, 7-1) take ...
Uniontown routs cold-shooting West Mifflin
By Dave Mackall
A battle of WPIAL Section 4-AAA co-leaders turned one-sided in a hurry Wednesday night. Jeremy Perkins’ 18 points led a balanced scoring attack for No. 3 Uniontown in a 74-51 rout of cold-shooting West Mifflin, moving the Red Raiders into sole possession of first place. Uniontown (10-1, 5-0) got hot from the ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Austin Bonacci, TJ’s Haley Zoglmann
By Robert Stinner
Austin Bonacci School: West Mifflin Class: Junior Sport: Wrestling Claim to fame: Bonacci won the 145-pound title at the annual Steve DeAugustino Classic held on ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Aaron Adams, Elizabeth Forward’s Jessica Palady
By Robert Stinner
Aaron Adams School: West Mifflin Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Adams scored 26 points to help the Titans (6-1, 4-0) to a dominating ...
Garner scores 35 as West Mifflin upsets No. 2 Hempfield
By Dave Mackall
Karlyn Garner can’t remember ever playing a game like he did on Tuesday. The West Mifflin junior surely never had scored so many points. Garner got ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
West Mifflin edges late-charging Steel Valley in Section 4 contest
By Dave Mackall
It was a playoff atmosphere in December at West Mifflin. Expect anything when the Titans and Steel Valley get together for boys basketball. West Mifflin ...
WM wrestling rebuilding after losses to graduation
By Brian Graham
The West Mifflin wrestling program has had 22 seniors graduate over the last three seasons. Coach Tony Salopek has grown accustomed to the revolving door, but this year it might have caught up with the Titans. “We’re kind of in a rebuilding year here,” Salopek said. “Over the past three years, we’ve ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Karlyn Garner, Elizabeth Forward’s Abigail Sporio
By Robert Stinner
Karlyn Garner School: West Mifflin Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Garner scored 19 points to help the Titans (2-0) to a 74-63 victory ...
Hill’s hard work translates into another scoring threat for West Mifflin
By Ed Phillipps
Whether he is going through a grueling treadmill workout, wind sprints or extracurricular shooting and rebounding drills, West Mifflin’s Tony Hill knows what he has ...
West Mifflin girls basketball team prepared to face difficult road
By Ed Phillipps
West Mifflin girls basketball coach Scott Stephenson is also the school’s athletic director, which allows him a say in the scheduling of opponents. He did not ...
Indiana whips West Mifflin, 42-12, earns shot at top seed Central Valley in next round
By Dave Mackall
Right from the start, Indiana set the tone for a first-round playoff victory over West Mifflin on Friday night. The Little Indians pushed around the Titans ...
Running back depth, defense carries Thomas Jefferson past West Mifflin
By Mark Kaboly
Thomas Jefferson coach Bill Cherpak has been saying all season how deep and talented his stable of running backs is. Austin Kemp prevented anybody from ...
West Mifflin hoping to spoil TJ’s perfect season
By Dave Mackall
The Jaguars are going for the kill. No. 3 Thomas Jefferson doesn’t expect to let up in the regular-season finale Friday night at home against archrival ...
Second-half adjustments help Burrell boys soccer win in 2OT
By Doug Gulasy
Members of the Burrell boys soccer team came out for the second overtime of their game against West Mifflin on Saturday afternoon with hands on their hips, tired after 95 minutes of play. The Bucs found their second wind quickly. Joey Cox knocked a cross-field pass from Corey Mazary past West Mifflin ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Kyle Buettner, Elizabeth Forward’s Olivia Barkley
By Robert Stinner
Kyle Buettner Year: Senior School: West Mifflin Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Buettner recorded four shutouts this season, helping the Titans (7-5-2, 6-4-2) to their ...
West Mifflin holds off Elizabeth Forward
By Dave Mackall
West Mifflin’s third consecutive victory didn’t come without some last-second drama. Karlyn Garner scored two touchdowns, and No. 6 West Mifflin beat visiting Elizabeth Forward, 13-6, ...

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