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Hampton golf works toward another section title

Hampton golf coach Bruce Steckel knew his players had potential. Senior Captain Ben Huber knew they could be good. Neither expected this. After losing five senior ...

Hampton girls tennis flips script

With three underclassmen in singles and four seniors for doubles, the Hampton girls tennis lineup is hardly conventional. Turns out, the formula has worked well ...

Underclassmen to play key role for Hampton girls soccer team

With a year where mistakes were made but experience was gained squarely in the rearview mirror, the Hampton girls soccer team is primed for a ...

Step down in class has Hampton volleyball setting lofty goals

Fourth-year Hampton girls volleyball coach Matt Robertson hasn't coached a playoff game since he took over. That might change this year. A step forward in experience ...

Mars rushes to shutout victory over Hampton

Mars coach Scott Heinauer said it's no secret what his team is going to do on offense. They're going to run the football. What has been ...

Don't-miss matchups in Week Zero

NONCONFERENCE 1-3A Aliquippa at New Castle 8 p.m. Saturday The buzz: The game is part of a four-team kickoff event at New Castle. In the first matchup, ...

Gorman: Teams have a chance to renew rivalries

Joe Salvino watched as a new scoreboard was installed at Memorial Stadium and had flashbacks to the glory days of Monessen's rivalry with Charleroi. "I ...

Health, experience key for Hampton

Hampton coach Jacque DeMatteo was frustrated. Heck, the whole team was frustrated as fall slowly faded to winter in 2015. The team's hot 5-0 start ...

Hampton golf seeking to build on groundbreaking season

The Hampton golf team reached uncharted territory last year. Transitioning from an experienced squad into unknown waters, the team will look to stay the course. It ...

Three Talbots honored on WPIAL baseball all-section team

Though it was a roller-coaster year for the Hampton baseball team, there were steady contributors who stayed the course for a second-half surge that saw ...

Hampton's Geis tackles award for community service

It takes a good football player to start both ways for a perennial playoff program such as the Hampton Talbots. It takes a better person ...

Lafko's career comes full circle

The Joe Lafko Hall of Fame tour has made a couple of stops around the Pittsburgh area the past two decades. Now, it's headed home to ...

Hampton rowers Breedlove, Volcheck make club history

Two members of the Hampton rowing team made history at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championship Regatta from May 27-28 at Dillon Lake in ...

Hampton track and field concludes strong season at PIAAs

One of the key components to winning any track event is a good finish. So nobody was more pleased than Hampton coach Derek Brinkley after seeing ...

Hampton teen wins gold medal at USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics, has sights set on college

Don't assume gymnast Shealyn Luksik, 15, of Hampton aspires to compete in the Olympics. "My goal is a college scholarship," said the 5-foot-3-inch ninth-grader. Shealyn ...

North Allegheny, Mars celebrate 1st boys lacrosse titles

All that matters is what you do with the 48 minutes you have on the field. And North Allegheny took advantage of every one of ...

Hampton boys fall short in WPIAL lacrosse title game

It was déjà vu for Hampton boys lacrosse in the third quarter of the WPIAL Division II championship game Friday night against crosstown rival Mars. ...

Hampton seniors leave solid foundation in girls lacrosse

The seniors on the Hampton girls lacrosse team have seen their share of failure and success throughout their career. In fact, they've seen it come ...

Boys lacrosse championship preview: Mt. Lebanon boys up intensity for postseason

Mt. Lebanon has won four of the seven WPIAL Division I boys lacrosse titles awarded, but even defending champions have their flat stretches. For coach ...

Hampton baseball team learns a lot in season that ended shy of playoff berth

It was a big game for Hampton. The Talbots' matchup with Freeport was for the final playoff spot in Section 5-AAA. Unfortunately for Hampton ...

Extra-inning heroics send Freeport to WPIAL playoffs

After going hitless in his first three at-bats, Derek Jones felt he just needed to get his timing down against Hampton starter Blaine Crawford. Jones' ...

Hampton girls lacrosse team taking steps forward

Hampton girls lacrosse coach Kelsey Viets knew this year was going to be better with a little time and patience. It's a simple recipe ...

Hampton's Capezzuti grows into leadership role

Hampton junior Isaac Capezzuti enjoys lacrosse for the fast pace of the game and its unpredictable nature — and for good reason. Not many predicted ...

Hampton track teams look to make strides

The Hampton boys track team is young. The girls might be even younger. But that doesn't mean there are not plenty of expectations. Despite ...

Defending WPIAL champ Hampton boys playing with target on their backs

Hampton lacrosse coach Jim Vollberg said his team doesn't play like it is the favorite to win the WPIAL title. Instead, he said his Talbots, ...


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