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Breaking down the 2016 WPIAL baseball playoffs

Defending champion Central Catholic The favorite The only undefeated team in Quad-A, Plum (19-0) is on a historic run. The Mustangs had no problem running ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL baseball season

Class AAAA Preseason Top Five Team (2015 record) 1. Central Catholic (12-8) 2. Plum (19-3) 3. North Allegheny (12-9) 4. Butler (10-10) 5. Latrobe (11-10) Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: A ...

Burrell girls top Riverside to earn PIAA tournament berth

After two close decisions last week, one that resulted in a loss, the Burrell girls basketball team got back on track with a 67-46 victory ...

Greensburg Central Catholic continues to ride wave of playoff upsets

That tough regular-season schedule appears to be paying off in the WPIAL playoffs for the Greensburg Central Catholic girls basketball team. As GCC coach Joe Eisaman ...

Stang leads Riverside girls into playoffs

In the waning moments of his team's 65-22 trouncing of New Brighton on Feb. 4, Riverside girls basketball coach John Wolf looked around the court ...

5 WPIAL Class A players named to all-state team; 2 picked in Class AAA

Five players from the WPIAL were honored Wednesday as members of the Class A PA Football Writers all-state team. The group included Riverside senior quarterback Jason ...

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic cruises to nonconference victory over Riverside

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic extended its perfect start under first-year coach Jason Gildon on Friday with a 65-3 Class A victory over Riverside. Things got out ...

Gorman: Dambachs deliver record numbers 

When Tom Liberty played for Larry Bruno at Beaver Falls, the legendary coach was fond of telling his team, "Friday night football is a stage. ...

Riverside finds comfort in Class A's Big Seven

The time Riverside spent in WPIAL Class AA wasn't easy. Coach Tom Liberty called those two years the "schedule from hell." Having only qualified for the ...

Softball strikeout specialists prove to be game changers in WPIAL

It wasn't long ago that a talented pitcher led Yough to a WPIAL softball championship. With a mix of power and finesse, Nicole Sleith struck out ...

HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles

Monday's WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams. On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try ...

Mars diver Hockenberry captures WPIAL title with record score

Mars sophomore Taylor Hockenberry is no longer a rising star in WPIAL Class AA diving. On Wednesday, she established herself as the one to beat for ...

After runner-up finish at NA Invitational, Riverside diver set to take aim at WPIAL title

Riverside senior Brittany Hart established herself as a favorite for the WPIAL Class AA girls diving title after a strong showing in the North Allegheny ...

Old-school football to be Riverside's mantra

The standings don't indicate that Riverside had a very successful season last year. If there was a scoreboard for experience gained and attitude developed, the Panthers ...

Class A breakdown: WPIAL realignment shakes up conferences

There will be a new look for the WPIAL's smallest classification in 2014. Numerous changes had the WPIAL move teams around to new conferences in Class ...

Riverside bunts to bump out Freeport

The players on Freeport's baseball team likely only noticed if they looked at their opponents closely, but several Riverside Panthers wore superhero-themed T-shirts under their ...

Softball coaches finding keys to championship success

Riverside softball coach Pam McCarty didn't miss a beat when asked the secret to building a winning program. "If you surround yourself with the right ...

Riverside enters second year of rebuilding phase

Riverside took its lumps last year during a 1-8 season, but coach Tom Liberty expected as much. As the team gears up for 2013, he ...

Blackhawk's McKay, Riverside's Wilson named Pittsburgh Tribune-Review baseball, softball players of the year

Blackhawk's Brendan McKay and Riverside's Kirsten Wilson are this year's Pittsburgh Tribune-Review baseball and softball player of the year. They are joined on the Tribune-Review's ...

Riverside softball falls just short in PIAA Class AA title game

UNIVERSITY PARK — After falling short four times, Brandywine Heights celebrated its first state softball title. Riverside will continue to wait. Two fourth-inning singles ...

Previewing the PIAA baseball and softball championships

Below is a look at the PIAA baseball and softball championship games involving WPIAL teams. Class AAAA softball Canon-McMillan vs. Neshaminy 12:30 p.m., ...

Riverside's Wilson limits Ligonier Valley to 1 hit in quarterfinal victory

Though it's still early June, Ligonier Valley was worried about snowballing on Friday afternoon. The concern proved to be valid, as a series of Rams ...

Riverside wins 6th WPIAL Class AA softball title

There was no comeback this time for the defending WPIAL champions. Riverside pitcher Kirsten Wilson and right fielder Andrea Lippman made sure of that. Deer Lakes ...

Top-ranked Deer Lakes softball braces for Riverside ace Wilson

It's no secret that Deer Lakes' lineup, from top to bottom, can hit with accelerated force. Throw ping pong balls into a spinning ceiling fan ...

Riverside's Wilson too much for Steel Valley in quarterfinals

Playing powerhouse Riverside in the WPIAL Class AA quarterfinals was a thought few outside the Steel Valley dugout believed was possible at the beginning of ...


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