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West Mifflin holds off Uniontown in Big 9 showdown

By Dave Stofcheck
It might take a while for John Fortugna to get over Friday night’s 13-7 home loss to West Mifflin. The longtime Red Raiders coach knows his ...
West Mifflin will enter season without bona fide No. 1 running back
By Kevin Ritchart
In recent years, it’s been pretty clear to coach Ray Braszo and his staff who will be the next in line to take over at ...
West Mifflin running game an early question mark
By Wynston Wilcox
At a Thursday morning practice at West Mifflin, defensive backs coach DJ Pugh challenged his players. He said if they all get a pick-six this ...
Florida trip a learning curve for West Mifflin’s Saus
By Dave Mackall
When Cory Saus arrived at the Florida Baseball Academy in Jacksonville on a two-month stint to play for its 18U showcase team, it didn’t take long to feel homesick. Talk about the ultimate distraction. “It surprised me how much I missed home,” said Saus, who will be entering his senior year at ...
Baldwin students compete at international martial arts championship
By Ed Phillipps
Joyce Roberts really was looking forward to competing in the American Federation of Martial Arts international championship, but she suffered a severe knee injury while ...
Class AA gets walk-off win to cap all-star games
By George Guido
It was announced that if the WPIAL Class AA/A all-star contest was tied after nine innings, the game would be declared a draw. That made Class ...
High school notebook: WPIAL honors scholar-athletes
By George Guido
The vastly expanded WPIAL scholar-athlete luncheon Monday included 20 individuals who received $1,000 each in scholarship money to their chosen colleges. The program honored two or four athletes in its previous 23 years. Girls receiving scholarships at the Green Tree DoubleTree hotel were Maria Fleck (Mohawk), Madeline Holmberg (Hempfield), Victoria Kocsuta (Montour), ...
West Mifflin sprinter claims 100-meter title days after losing in baseball 1st round
By Karen Price
On Tuesday, Todd Sekowski the West Mifflin baseball player suffered the disappointment of a WPIAL first-round upset loss to Montour. On Thursday, Todd Sekowski the ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Zach Salmon, South Allegheny’s Brenna Pribanic
By Robert Stinner
Zach Salmon School: West Mifflin Class: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: Salmon pitched a complete game seven-hitter with seven strikeouts to lead the Titans ...
Errors prove costly as Montour upsets West Mifflin
By Dave Mackall
Montour played small ball to near perfection Tuesday and came away with an 8-2 upset of No. 3 West Mifflin in a WPIAL Class AAA ...
HS highlight reel: Track athletes aim for Top 8 finishes
By Tribune-Review
Qualifying meets for the WPIAL track and field championships will be held at five sites Thursday with the top eight finishers in each event earning a spot at the May 14 championship. The Class AAA qualifiers will be at Pine-Richland (Northern), West Mifflin (Southern) and Norwin (Central). The Class AA ...
Push to honor coach spurs plans for West Mifflin Area hall of fame
By Eric Slagle
West Mifflin Area School District officials plan to establish a hall of fame honoring athletic accomplishments. School board member Phil Shar said the district should be well on its way to developing a special area honoring its great athletes, coaches and other sports notables by the end of the summer. The issue ...
Elizabeth Forward bides its time, then rallies for victory over West Mifflin
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward did more than enough Monday to provide visiting West Mifflin with a baseball victory. The Warriors bumbled their way through the first five innings ...
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
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 9:38 p.m.
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 ...

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