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Aliquippa topples Lincoln Park to return to PIAA title game

Give him another year or two and Aliquippa freshman Deoveon Crute could be the team's next star, says his coach. But in the final seconds Tuesday, ...

PIAA boys semifinals preview: Lincoln Park looks to avenge WPIAL title game loss to Aliquippa

Allderdice will take a three-hour bus trip Tuesday to Chambersburg to face Reading, an unfamiliar foe from the east. Mars' ride to Altoona is an ...

Lincoln Park routs Quaker Valley, earns playoff rematch with Alquippa

Coach Mike Bariski's Lincoln Park team had just lost to Aliquippa by four points in the WPIAL Class AA title game Feb. 27, and he ...

Aliquippa boys hold off Lincoln Park for 12th WPIAL Class AA championship

Aliquippa was in a zone. Then, Lincoln Park woke up. The result Saturday was a scintillating finish between the PIAA's top two Class AA boys ...

Breaking down the WPIAL basketball finals

Class AAAA Pine-Richland vs. North Hills 9 p.m. Saturday, Petersen Events Center Pine-Richland (19-6, No. 4 seed) Coach: Jeff Ackermann No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. 2 ...

Proficiency at foul line pays off for Lincoln Park in win over Central Catholic

Lincoln Park's biggest asset against Central Catholic on Friday night might have been its practice routine. The Leopards' practices are physical and competitive, coach Mike ...

Battles in practice prove worthy for No. 2 Lincoln Park's Cummings, Aloi

To add some fire to practice, Lincoln Park coach Mike Bariski organizes occasional one-on-one tournaments. The players are seeded Nos. 1 to 16, use make-it, ...

High school notebook: Few WPIAL teams choose to play up

Only three WPIAL football and boys basketball teams have chosen to move up in classification for the next two years, when the PIAA will move ...

Harlan: Lincoln Park guard Cummings sharing the scoring

When it comes to his basketball future, Nelly Cummings is willing to trade some points for assists. "I'm 6-foot," he says. "To get ...

Gorman: Rowan ready to make jump

Maverick Rowan is looking for another high school, but the former Lincoln Park basketball star isn't planning on playing there. He just wants to ...

Blackhawk's Omogrosso, Vincentian's Wise named state's players of the year

Blackhawk's Chassidy Omogrosso and Vincentian Academy's Brenna Wise continue to defend their titles. Less than two weeks after they each helped their girls basketball teams ...

Gorman: Aloi eligible, ready to play

Basketball was taken away from Nick Aloi not once but twice in the past two years. First was the torn ACL in his left knee ...

Class AA boys basketball preview: Plenty of changes facing defending WPIAL, PIAA champion Lincoln Park

When Lincoln Park starts its season, the state's player of the year won't be there. And neither will the coach of the year. The state champion ...

HS highlight reel: WPIAL again rules Lincoln Park guard ineligible until Jan. 21

After a second WPIAL hearing, Lincoln Park junior Nick Aloi remains ineligible to play basketball until Jan. 21. School administrators and Aloi's family presented additional ...

High school notebook: WPIAL splits decision on Lincoln Park transfers

The WPIAL issued a split decision on two Lincoln Park transfers Wednesday when it ruled Jihad Cromer ineligible and Michael Smith eligible. Both basketball players transferred ...

HS highlight reel: Hearings scheduled before WPIAL board

The WPIAL scheduled several eligibility hearings for November with Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic junior Isaiah Harvin among them. The Penn Hills native, who transferred from ...

High school notebook: Plenty to play for in GAC in Week 9

Just 11 of 64 possible WPIAL football playoff positions remain open heading into the final week of the regular season, and many teams have plenty ...

WPIAL board to again hear Aloi appeal

The eligibility case of Lincoln Park junior Nick Aloi is back in the WPIAL's hands. In April, the WPIAL ruled Aloi, a transfer from Ellwood ...

Gorman: Lincoln Park charade over

Lincoln Park once again is taking its case to Mechanicsburg, where the PIAA pretends to fix high school sports. The Midland charter school and basketball ...

HS highlight reel: SF wrestler Walker chooses Kent State

Anticipating another long season on the football field, South Fayette senior J.J. Walker committed to Kent State for wrestling a couple weeks before the season ...

High school notebook: Lincoln Park seeking co-op for girls basketball

Lincoln Park will add a girls basketball team this winter, and already it's drawing WPIAL scrutiny. The Midland charter school asked to form cooperative agreements ...

Henry Kuzma, architect of 1965 Midland Leopards, dead at 86

Scholastic basketball fans in Western Pennsylvania will probably argue forever whether the best team in history was the 1965 Midland Leopards or the 1967 Ambridge ...

Gorman: Rowan's move hurts area hoops

Maverick Rowan started classes Monday at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Good for him. Bad for WPIAL basketball. Maybe Pitt hoops, too. Rowan, who ...

Pitt recruit Rowan leaving Lincoln Park

Pitt basketball recruit Maverick Rowan is leaving Lincoln Park for a high school in Florida. The 6-foot-7 junior withdrew Thursday from the Beaver County charter school ...

High school notebook: Quaker Valley's Jackson picks Pitt for football

After a morning tour of campus, Cornell senior Dane Jackson committed Tuesday to play football at Pitt. Yet, his decision had been made awhile ago. ...


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