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Tipton helps lift Apollo-Ridge over Section 2-AA foe Shady Side Academy

By Bill Beckner Jr.
His face framed in glee after his team’s best game of the season, Apollo-Ridge guard Tre Tipton passed the attention to his teammates. It is what ...
Freshman swimmer Cummings earns wins for Shady Side Academy
By Marty Stewart
Shady Side Academy freshman swimmer Meredith Cummings won the 50-yard freestyle and was part of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard free relay teams last ...
Shady Side Academy’s Hacke helps girls basketball team to key wins
By Marty Stewart
The play of Shady Side Academy sophomore Sarah Hacke is a big reason why the Indians are off to a 4-1 start in Section 2-AA ...
Shady Side Academy senior Yencik commits to Rochester
By Marty Stewart
Jackie Yencik, a senior at Shady Side Academy, has decided to continue her education and softball career at the University of Rochester. Yencik is a second ...
Riverview girls basketball uses late run to beat Shady Side Academy
By George Guido
It took the Riverview Raiders more than three quarters to find their shooting touch. But when they did, it was enough to rally Riverview to a ...
Shady Side Academy swimmer Coughlin piling up 1st-place finishes
By Marty Stewart
Shady Side Academy sophomore swimmer Zac Coughlin recorded first-place finishes last week against Brentwood in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke and was part of the winning 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams. Against Mars, he was part of the winning 200 free relay team. For his efforts, he is ...
Shady Side Academy torments Apollo-Ridge, moves to 3-0
By Matt Grubba
Shady Side Academy coach David Vadnais summed up the win that kept his team atop Section 2-AA with one word e_SEmD effort. Louis Berry scored 19 points and had six of his team’s 13 steals, and Shady Side Academy pulled away from Apollo-Ridge, 70-52, on Friday in Fox Chapel. Michael Ware added ...
Shady Side Academy girls earn split at St. Joseph tournament
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy girls basketball team started its season with a pair of games at the St. Joseph’s tournament last weekend. Coach Audrey Scott’s Indians were involved in a couple of nail-biters. On Friday, they staged a fourth-quarter comeback against Ford City but it wasn’t enough as the ...
Trib Cup: North Allegheny, Central Valley, Shady Side Academy, Sewickley Academy lead fall sports standings
By Tribune-Review
Four Western Pennsylvania high schools have a little more to celebrate this holiday season as their student-athletes showed perseverance on the field, racked up accolades and added to their school’s trophy cases. With the fall season coming to a close, four of the top districts in the area rose to ...
Shady Side Academy swimmers set to start season
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy swim teams are always in the thick of things when the WPIAL and PIAA championships begin, and coach John Landreth feels this season will be no different. “As always, we are going to be working hard to improve our individual times again this year, as well as ...
Shady Side Academy girls looking to improve with newcomers in lineup
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy girls basketball team finished 10-12 last year and ended its season in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs, ...
Shady Side boys seek return to postseason
By Marty Stewart
Last year, the Shady Side Academy boys basketball team finished 14-9 and made it to the second round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. Second-year ...
Shady Side Academy runners celebrate successful season
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy girls cross country had quite a successful campaign this past season, and coach Sue Whitney is setting the bar higher for next year. “It was a tremendously successful season,” she said. The Indians, led by seniors Elizabeth Ejzak, Angie Kim, AineMarie Policarto, Yasmine Islam, Sarah Small, ...
Shady Side Academy girls earn postseason soccer honors
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy girls soccer team finished with another stellar season. They ended with an 18-5 record and advanced to the semifinals of the WPIAL Class A playoffs and the quarterfinals in the PIAA championships. “I am really proud of this group of girls and what they have accomplished ...
Shady Side Academy’s Morlacci earns reputation as strong goalie
By Marty Stewart
Goalie Samantha Morlacci, a junior, was a big part of the success of a Shady Side Academy soccer team that made it to the semifinals of the WPIAL tournament and the quarterfinals of the PIAA tournament. She posted 14 shutouts, and her outstanding play did not go unnoticed. “She kept ...
Shady Side Academy football coach Havern reflects on season
By Marty Stewart
The football season ended sooner than Shady Side Academy football coach Dave Havern expected as the Indians suffered a 38-0 loss at Mt. Pleasant in ...
Shady Side Academy boys soccer team enjoys ‘fantastic’ season
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy boys soccer team ended its season with a 12-6 record and advanced to the WPIAL Class AA quarterfinals before falling to ...
Shady Side Academy girls soccer team falls at states
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy girls soccer team won its PIAA first-round playoff game Nov. 4 as it edged Karns City, 3-2, in an overtime game. Elizabeth ...
Two-time champ GCC girls soccer blanks Shady Side Academy to reach state semifinals
By Ed Phillipps
It was an 80-minute match, but the Greensburg Central Catholic girls soccer team needed about 10 minutes to advance in the PIAA playoffs. The ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua captures PIAA singles title
By Marty Stewart
Three weeks after winning the WPIAL Class AAA singles tennis title, Shady Side Academy junior Ananya Dua swept to the PIAA Class AAA championship on ...
Shady Side Academy’s run of field hockey titles ends
By Marty Stewart
The Shady Side Academy field hockey team took to the field Oct. 28 hoping to lay claim to a fourth straight WPIAL Class AA championship. ...
Shady Side’s Dua, North Allegheny's Li, Lee capture PIAA tennis titles
By Jeff Dewees
HERSHEY — The WPIAL was well represented on Saturday at Hershey Racquet Club for the conclusion of the girls high school tennis season at the PIAA championships. Of the 16 total remaining slots entering Saturday’s semifinal play in two classifications, seven belonged to players from District 7. Two championship matches were ...
Mt. Pleasant steamrolls Shady Side Academy, 38-0
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant’s football team has won a lot of games in recent seasons by doing two things well: playing solid defense and employing a lethal ...
Herald Spotlight Athlete: SSA keeper played key role in run to quarterfinals
By Marty Stewart
Phil King has been stellar in the net all season for the Shady Side Academy boys soccer team. His play was a big factor in SSA’s run to the quarterfinals in the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. For his efforts, he is The Herald Spotlight Athlete of the Week. He has ...
North Allegheny, Ellis School capture WPIAL field hockey titles
By Bill West
After a period of parity in WPIAL Class AAA field hockey, another reign for North Allegheny has begun. No. 1 seed North Allegheny repeated as ...

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