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Pine-Richland golfers excel at sectionals

In order to prepare for this year's Section 1-AAA girls golf individual qualifier, Pine-Richland's Lauren Freyvogel made sure to take a practice round at Rittswood ...

Pine-Richland edges Bethel Park on late touchdown

Pine-Richland coach Eric Kasperowicz and quarterback Phil Jurkovec admitted it wasn't the Rams' best performance. There were penalties, turnovers and missed passes throughout the game, ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 4

Southeastern (6a) Norwin (2-2, 1-1) at Canon-McMillan (1-3, 0-2) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: The Big Macs welcome the Knights into Canon-McMillan Stadium, looking for their first ...

Pine-Richland volleyball driven by love

Months before her team's season began, Pine-Richland girls volleyball coach Amanda Fetter discovered some inspiration for her girls in an unlikely place. Fetter, a Coastal Carolina ...

Crawford's 4 touchdowns lead Pine-Richland past Penn Hills

The WPIAL's top passers were the likely stars Friday, a matchup of 1,000-yard quarterbacks with talented air attacks. Instead, Pine-Richland's Jordan Crawford took the air out. ...

Aerial attacks to be on display when Pine-Richland visits Penn Hills

After just three weeks, the WPIAL has two 1,000-yard passers. One is Pine-Richland junior Phil Jurkovec, a Notre Dame recruit already known around Western Pennsylvania. ...

Gorman: Army right fit for Pine-Richland's Duran

Ryan Duran didn't realize the date, let alone the symbolism, until after he made his college choice. The Pine-Richland defensive end committed to Army on ...

Pine-Richland field hockey opened season with upset of Fox Chapel

Last season, the Pine-Richland field hockey team had its season ended in the semifinals of the Class AAA playoffs by a Fox Chapel team that ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Pine-Richland's Jack Kremer, Fox Chapel's Annika Urban

Jack Kremer School: Pine-Richland Year: Junior Sport: Golf Claim to fame: Kremer posted a career-best 6-under 30 in a Section 3-AAA win over North Allegheny ...

Young Pine-Richland boys squad makes adjustments

After graduating a dozen seniors the Pine-Richland boys soccer team isn't the most experienced group coach Jon Conner has had during his tenure. However, Conner ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 1

Southeastern (6A) Canon-McMillan (1-0, 0-0) at Hempfield (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams kicked off the season with a win: Canon-McMillan outscored Kiski Area, ...

Pine-Richland girls soccer returns experienced group

With eight of 11 starters from last year's squad returning, the Pine-Richland girls soccer team seems poised to be one of the top teams in ...

Pine-Richland surrenders late lead, bows to Ohio power Lakewood St. Edward

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — It was there for the taking: a big win over the two-time defending Ohio big-school champion before a national cable TV audience. ...

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, ...

Coaches wrestle with decision to play games or scrimmage in Week Zero

Art Walker was given the framework for a 10-game schedule, but he was struggling to fill North Allegheny football's Week Zero slot with anything. The ...

HSFB preview by position: Big offers for top defensive linemen

In a region fought over by Pitt and Penn State, the Fighting Irish have made themselves at home. Notre Dame has verbal commitments from four ...

Raised in cradle of quarterbacks, Pine-Richland's Jurkovec follows Western Pa. legends as next star

With teammates lurking in the hallway like paparazzi peeking through a weight-room window, pretending to snap photos with their smartphones, Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec just smiled ...

Six-classification football has arrived, causing major waves in the WPIAL

The landscape of Pennsylvania prep football has changed irrevocably, with the days of four classifications in the rear-view mirror. Gone are long-standing rivalries between neighboring schools, ...

WPIAL Class 6A breakdown: New Class 6A shakes out with lopsided balance of power

When the WPIAL aligned its Class 6A football teams, the steering committee was asked to divide 14 widely scattered schools into two conferences. How well they ...

Pine-Richland looks to rebound after graduation loss

In his head, coach Eric Kasperowicz quickly counted Pine-Richland's returning starters. Three holdovers on offense. Only three on defense, too. Regardless, Kasperowicz isn't troubled. The Rams ...

Pine-Richland, Neshannock tight ends commit to Pitt

A pair of WPIAL tight ends verbally committed to Pitt on Thursday, the Panthers' first recruits at the position for the Class of 2017. Pine-Richland senior ...

HSFB preview by position: Tight ends more than just blockers

In the WPIAL, many tight ends are more than just big bodies. Consider Franklin Regional's Simon Behr and Knoch's Mac Christy. Behr is 6-foot-4, ...

Gorman: Pine-Richland has big target at tight end

At 6-foot-7, 258 pounds, Grant Carrigan makes an immediate impression. What impressed Pine-Richland coach Eric Kasperowicz was Carrigan's willingness to work. "Grant works for everything ...

Pine-Richland to face two-time Ohio champion in ESPN-televised game

ESPN has been televising high school football games nationwide on an annual basis since 2005. Since then, WPIAL programs such as Jeannette, Hopewell, Central Valley ...

HSFB preview by position: QB rivalry moves to Class 6A 

Two of the WPIAL's better quarterbacks, Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec and Central Catholic's Troy Fisher, will share the field again when their teams meet in Week ...


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