By Bill Beckner Jr.7:44 p.m.
Class AAA Preliminary round Deer Lakes (14-8) vs. Greensburg Salem (7-15) 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Winner gets: No. 4 Blackhawk (16-6), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday …
Guido: Familiar faces dot WPIAL playoff brackets By George Guido
The 104th WPIAL basketball tournament is set to begin this weekend, and many local fans are curious to see how far the Highlands boys and the Burrell girls can progress.
No. 4-seeded Highlands will get into action Tuesday at Fox Chapel against the Trinity-Mount Pleasant winner. No. 2 Burrell ...
A-K Valley high school roundup: No. 4 Highlands boys topple rival Burrell By Staff Reports
Highlands has some standout scorers, but the Golden Rams showed Tuesday they have plenty of balance as well.
Mitch DeZort led five players in double figures with 24 points as Class AAA No. 4 Highlands posted an 85-71 victory over Section 1 rival Burrell.
Rounding out the balanced scoring effort, Brayden ...
A-K Valley wrestling notebook: Highlands to compete at county tournament By Doug Gulasy
Westmoreland County held its wrestling showcase earlier this month. This weekend, Allegheny County will get its turn.
The annual Allegheny County Wrestling Championships, featuring 35 teams, will take place Friday and Saturday at Fox Chapel.
Highlands represents the only Alle-Kiski Valley competitor at the tournament. Christian Lechner is seeded 14th at 120 ...
Highlands junior qualifies for U.S. Open and Speedo Junior National swim meets By Doug Gulasy
A day after qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Trials, swimmer Bailey Bonnett could not match that achievement Saturday.
But the Highlands junior still managed to earn a spot in a pair of other prestigious meets.
Bonnett finished in 4 minutes, 56.07 seconds in the preliminary heats for the 400-meter individual medley ...
PSNK men’s basketball team wins 1st conference game By Staff Reports
Penn State New Kensington held off Penn State Hazleton, 61-59, on Saturday at PSNK Field House for its first PSUAC win of the season.
Freshman guard Antonio Hill scored 17 points, and junior Jordan Williams added 14 for PSNK (4-9, 1-5). Second-semester freshman newcomers Alex Smith and Joret Chambers scored nine. ...
Thimons’ return helps spark Highlands rally By Bill Beckner Jr.
Brayden Thimons was on “emergency only” duty Friday night for Highlands.
What constitutes an emergency? How about a double-digit deficit against Freeport?
We’re talking Code Red.
Back from a thumb injury from football that cost him a dozen games this season, Thimons returned to help boost a team already down one key ...
A-K Valley high school roundup: Nee leads Highlands boys past Deer Lakes By Staff Reports
Highlands guard Jamison Nee had a big first quarter. The Golden Rams as a whole posted a dominant third quarter.
Both paved the way for a section win.
Nee scored a game-high 26 points as Class AAA No. 4 Highlands pulled away for a 77-50 victory over Deer Lakes in Section 1-AAA ...