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EF’s Fournier emerges from prelims at PIAA Class AA tournament

By Bill West
HERSHEY — Even with an unfavorable position in the PIAA Class AA’s 195-pound weight class bracket and no previous state-level experience, Elizabeth Forward senior Luke ...
Trib Cup: South Park girls look ahead to PIAA tournament
By Brian Graham
For the first time in four years, the South Park girls basketball team will not be playing in the WPIAL Class AAA championship game. While the end result was not what first-year coach Juliet Highberger had hoped for, the journey she and her new team embarked upon showcased a vision of ...
Gorman: Title pattern for Bulsaks
By Kevin Gorman
This wasn’t the pattern the Bulsaks wanted to follow, even if it did end in gold. Greg Bulsak won a WPIAL Class AA wrestling title ...
Seeding fuels South Park upset of Mars
By Bill West
All signs pointed toward playoff-performance regression for South Park’s girls basketball team, which set an incredibly high standard by reaching the WPIAL Class AAA finals ...
Loughran resigns as football coach at South Park
By Kevin Gorman and Bill Hartlep
Tom Loughran spent the past 32 years as the head football coach at South Park. Thursday, he resigned to pursue other coaching opportunities. “I never ...
South Park hockey among Class A’s elite after years of struggle
By Bill West
Tyler Gerhold can’t stop a grin from spreading across his face when he discusses South Park possibly appearing in the PIHL Class A Penguins Cup ...
Elizabeth Forward girls capture 3rd straight section title with win over South Park
By Dave Mackall
Elizabeth Forward has been cruising under the radar in girls basketball this season. Don’t expect any complaints from the Warriors. “I like it this way,” said Elizabeth ...
South Park’s Saylor captures 1st place in NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick competition
By Karen Kadilak
A South Park girl representing the Steelers took first place in her age group in the national finals of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick ...
South Park junior wrestler Wentzel wins with unconventional style
By Bill West 11:06 p.m.
Because of his wrestling career at Pitt from 2007 to 2012, which included four berths in the NCAA Championships and two All-American performances, South Park ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hampton’s Pat Murray, South Park’s Allison McGrath
By Brian Graham
Pat Murray School: Hampton Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Murray scored a game-high 23 points to lead the Talbots to a 102-60 ...
High school notebook: All-state soccer teams announced
By Staff Reports
The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association announced its all-state teams, and several players from the WPIAL and City League were recognized. For the boys, 12 players were honored, including the state’s player of the year, Abe Kouyate from Obama Academy. The Penn State recruit and Upper St. Clair’s Robbie Mertz (Michigan) ...
Previewing the PIAA soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS Peters Township vs. Great Valley When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hersheypark Stadium Records: PT: 21-2; GV: 19-5-2 How they got here: WPIAL champ ...
Gorman: No change in South Park’s Loughran
By Kevin Gorman 10:57 p.m.
Tom Loughran still wears the Spot-Bilt cleats he won at a Johnny Majors Pitt clinic in the mid-1970s and carries a high school football rulebook ...
WPIAL quarterfinals a prime time to see regular-season rematches
By Bill West
Plum coach Matt Morgan and his Mustangs walked off their home field after a 20-3 loss to McKeesport in Week 7 cognizant of how close ...
Previewing the WPIAL quarterfinals
By Staff Reports
Below is a look at some of the top WPIAL quarterfinal matchups: Class AAAA 2-Penn-Trafford (10-0) vs. 7-North Allegheny (8-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday at ...
Strong 2nd half lifts South Park to victory over Quaker Valley
By Ed Phillipps
With both teams battling to a scoreless tie well into the second half of South Park and Quaker Valley’s PIAA Class AA first-round playoff match, ...
South Park wins WPIAL Class AA boys soccer title
By Bill West
Brandon Walbert and Justin Minda made themselves household names in the WPIAL boys soccer world as underclassmen by earning accolades and putting up impressive stats. The South Park senior duo finally starred on the WPIAL’s biggest stage Saturday night. Walbert, a two-time All-State midfielder, and Minda, one of the region’s top ...
Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships
By Bill West
CLASS AAA BOYS No. 1 Upper St. Clair vs. No. 3 Peters Township When: 8:15 p.m. Friday Records: Upper St. Clair (19-0-1), Peters Township (17-2) How ...
South Park boys soccer team makes quick work of Knoch
By George Guido
Knoch got an up-close look at one of the WPIAL’s elite soccer teams Thursday. Top-seeded South Park tallied four goals in the game’s first 17 minutes and cruised to a 5-0 victory in a Class AA quarterfinal at Canonsburg Memorial Stadium. Justin Minda scored three goals, and Duquesne-bound Brandon Walbert added two ...
South Park uses 90-second, 28-point surge to get past Steel Valley
By Wes Crosby
South Park and Steel Valley played an even game Friday in every facet except the score. A series of mistakes by Steel Valley (5-3, 5-3) led to South Park (6-2, 6-2) gaining a comfortable lead in its 42-23 Century Conference win at William V. Campbell Field. The Eagles clinched a spot ...
Breaking down the WPIAL soccer playoffs
By Bill West
Class AAA boys Defending champion: Peters Township Top seeds: 1. Upper St. Clair (16-0-1), 2. Central Catholic (17-1), 3. Peters Township (14-2), 4. Seneca ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: South Park’s Nick Scholle
By Bill West
On the football field and away from it, South Park senior Nick Scholle breaks molds. Before he takes the field, Scholle likes to sit back ...
WPIAL releases soccer playoff pairings
By Staff Report
The WPIAL released the playoff pairings for its boys and girls soccer tournaments, which will get under way Saturday with preliminary- and first-round games. The top seeds for the boys are Upper St. Clair (16-0-1) in Class AAA, South Park (18-0) in Class AA and Sewickley Academy (14-1-2) in Class A. ...
HS highlight reel: Unbeatens to face nonsection tests
By Tribune-Review
Two WPIAL girls soccer title frontrunners will test their abilities just days before finding out whether they secure No. 1 seeds in their respective classifications next week. South Park (15-0-2), ranked No. 1 in Class AA, will travel to Class AAA No. 4 Upper St. Clair (11-1-5) Monday for an ...
2nd-half surge lifts South Park past South Allegheny
By Ray Judy
South Park saw an opportunity and took advantage, and the Eagles find themselves in prime position for the stretch run in the Century Conference. South Park ...

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