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Key games on docket as regular season winds down

By Dave Mackall
West Mifflin’s baseball team has found out it’s tough to win ’em all. After coming out on top in its first seven WPIAL Section 4-AAA games this season, the Titans were upset by Uniontown, 7-5, on Friday and fell out of the latest Trib Total Media Class AAA rankings, released ...
West Mifflin sprinter Garbark returns to top form after battling back from 2014 injury
By Dave Mackall
It has been nearly a year since a torn hamstring broke Kevin Garbark’s heart. Physical pain led to mental anguish for the West Mifflin senior ...
West Mifflin’s Maha named Daily News Boys Basketball Coach of Year
By Ed Phillipps
One of the joys at the beginning of every basketball season for West Mifflin coach Lance Maha is envisioning his team playing to its potential ...
West Mifflin’s Garner named Daily News Player of the Year
By Ed Phillipps
No matter what sport is in session, it’s always basketball season for West Mifflin’s Karlyn Garner. While quarterbacking the Titans football team in the fall, Garner ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior girls basketball players had special seasons
By Daily News Staff
Seniors dominated the 2015 Daily News Fabulous 15 girls basketball team. A total of 10 seniors were chosen, including three from WPIAL playoff team Elizabeth ...
Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight boys all-star team
By Daily News Staff
Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class AAA ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: TJ’s Eric Coholan, West Mifflin’s Amber Cook
By Robert Stinner
Eric Coholan School: Thomas Jefferson Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Coholan recorded two strikeouts and only allowed one hit in five innings to ...
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 8:57 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 ...

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