Pine-Richland Sports

HS highlight reel: Trio of invitationals scheduled this week

A trio of track and field invitationals this week will help area athletes prepare for next Thursday's WPIAL qualifiers. Seventeen teams are scheduled to attend ...

Pine-Richland's Freyvogel caps freshman season with PIAA Top 10 finish

Despite what she had accomplished prior to the PIAA Class AAA golf championships, Lauren Freyvogel continued to set high goals for herself. After winning the Section ...

Pine-Richland's Freyvogel wins developmental golf tour event

All that stood between Pine-Richland freshman Lauren Freyvogel and a first-place finish at the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Tour Boar's Head Inn Classic at the ...

High school notebook: PIAA considering nixing shoulder pads in summer

WPIAL and City League football players would no longer be allowed to wear shoulder pads in summer workouts under a rule change the PIAA might ...

Pine-Richland lacrosse team not missing a beat

There have been plenty of opportunities for things to go wrong in the second year of coach Chip Young's endeavor to change the culture surrounding ...

Pine-Richland girls lacrosse rolling with balanced approach

Heading into the season, it would appear the Pine-Richland girls lacrosse team might lack experience. What the Rams (5-1, 2-1) might lack in experience, they have ...

Pine-Richland volleyball moves forward with veteran group

Last season, the Pine-Richland boys volleyball team had to acclimate itself to a new coaching staff and a new offensive system. All in all, the ...

Pine-Richland softball leads off with different approach

In Tony Paganico's first season as Pine-Richland softball coach, his players encountered a bit of a learning curve. The team took its lumps during its adjustment ...

Familiar pitchers to lead Pine-Richland

The Pine-Richland baseball team is preparing to kick off the season with first-time starters filling at least seven of the nine positions in its ...

WPIALs bring out best in Pine-Richland swimmers, divers

All season the younger members of the swimming and diving teams at Pine-Richland have been continuously raising the bar for themselves. At the recent WPIAL ...

Jackson's 33 points guides Allderdice past Pine-Richland in battle of champions

Allderdice's practices became a game of keep away. To prepare for Pine-Richland's offense, the Dragons' second team passed the ball as much as possible and dared ...

Gorman: Pugh comes up big for 'Dice in playoffs

Timothy Pugh is a soccer star and straight-A student who is class valedictorian at Allderdice, where he's a can't-miss kid. Pugh also stands out ...

North Allegheny scores final 22 points in comeback victory over Pine-Richland

In the WPIAL Class AAAA championship game Feb. 27, North Allegheny squandered a 15-point second-half lead before falling in overtime to unbeaten and top-ranked Norwin. ...

Gorman: It's too soon to have matchup of champions

Matching City League champion Allderdice against WPIAL champion Pine-Richland is the kind of PIAA playoff game we dream about. Just not this soon. That two ...

HS highlight reel: Practices underway for spring sports

Fields and stadiums across Western Pennsylvania were flooded with high school athletes for the start of the spring sports season Monday, as surprisingly pleasant weather ...

Pine-Richland girls bounce back in PIAAs

If there was any question about how the Pine-Richland girls basketball team would respond in the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs after its decisive defeat at ...

Previewing the PIAA boys basketball playoffs

Class AAAA WPIAL/City League: Pine-Richland (20-6), North Hills (16-9), Latrobe (22-2), Penn Hills (19-6), Bethel Park (19-7), Allderdice (24-1) Around the state: Defending PIAA champion ...

Young Pine-Richland swimmers gearing up for WPIALs

All season long, the Pine-Richland boys and girls swim teams have each been led by a group of talented underclassmen. Nowhere is that more apparent than ...

Pittsburgh athletes of the week: Pine-Richland's Andrew Petcash, Bishop Canevin's Gina Vallecorsa

Andrew Petcash School: Pine-Richland Year: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Petcash scored 21 points in the Rams' WPIAL Class AAAA championship game victory over ...

Pine-Richland boys secure 1st WPIAL basketball title

Thirty-two years after his father played in the first WPIAL Class AAAA championship, Andrew Petcash made his own mark. The Pine-Richland junior scored a game-high ...

Pine-Richland boys out to make history

At the Pine-Richland basketball banquet last March, coach Jeff Ackermann already was looking ahead. "Our goal is to make history," he announced. Nearly one year later, ...

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 ...

Pine-Richland wins WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal thriller over No. 1 Latrobe

Andrew Kristofic spent most of Wednesday's WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal at Plum watching from the bench. But after Phil Jurkovec fouled out with 1:51 remaining in ...

Smothering defense carries Norwin past Pine-Richland and back to WPIAL final

It took the Norwin girls basketball team more than three minutes to score against Pine-Richland in Tuesday's WPIAL Class AAAA semifinal at Fox Chapel. But once ...

Pine-Richland wrestlers aim high at sections

With WPIAL wrestling regular-season matches and team championships coming to a close, coaches and their grapplers are turning their attention to this season's individual championships. In ...


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