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Beaver’s 2nd-half scoring burst bounces Mt. Pleasant from WPIAL football playoffs

By Jason Black
Like many teams playing Beaver this season, the Mt. Pleasant football team came into Friday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game with the intention of ...
Mt. Pleasant focuses on limiting opportunities for Beaver’s Wise
By Jason Black
Although No. 8 Mt. Pleasant and No. 9 Beaver have identical 7-2 records, the Vikings and the Bobcats have each taken different paths to success ...
Top-seeded Freeport girls volleyball overcomes slow start to reach WPIAL semifinals
By Dave Yohe
Playing the favorite is nothing new to Freeport, but playing catch up is. The top-seeded Yellowjackets overcame a rough start to dispatch No. 9 Beaver, 3-0, in the WPIAL Class AA girls volleyball quarterfinals Tuesday night at North Allegheny. “We try to preach to these girls that when you come in, teams ...
North Allegheny girls capture third straight PIAA tennis title
By Bill Hartlep
For the third straight season, the North Allegheny girls tennis team left the Hershey Racquet Club carrying a first-place trophy. This title, however, was a little bit sweeter — and it had nothing to do with the Hershey’s kisses they were enjoying on the bus ride home. The Tigers became the ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Beaver’s Darius Wise
By Karen Price
Beaver’s Darius Wise possesses a natural ability and athleticism that has allowed him to post impressive statistics, as far back as his freshman season when ...
North Allegheny, Beaver capture WPIAL girls tennis titles
By Karen Price
North Allegheny wrapped up a third consecutive WPIAL Class AAA girls team tennis title Wednesday at Pine-Richland when No. 2 doubles partners Elena Kolano and ...
Trib Cup: Quick passes key to early success for Beaver soccer
By Alex Oltmanns
The Beaver boys soccer team has placed an emphasis on passing this season. More specifically, it’s been quick passing — sharing the ball soon after it touches a player’s foot — that has been a focal point of practices throughout the fall. That type of fast ball movement has proved to ...
Shady Side Academy’s Dua defends her WPIAL tennis championship
By Karen Price
Shady Side Academy senior Ananya Dua successfully defended her WPIAL Class AAA singles tennis title on Tuesday, defeating North Allegheny’s Anna Li, 6-3, 6-4, at ...
Beaver Falls rolls past rival Beaver thanks to turnovers
By Gary Horvath
By the time Darius Wise touched the ball on No. 9-ranked Beaver’s first possession, his team was trailing by two scores to No. 4 Beaver Falls. It didn’t get any better. The Tigers (3-0, 2-0) ran away with a 47-7 road victory a year after being shut out 35-0 by Beaver. Sophomore Malik ...
Wise set to anchor Beaver offense
By Chuck Curti
As Beaver marched toward its annual WPIAL playoff berth last season, a new star emerged: Darius Wise. Just a sophomore in 2014, Wise accumulated ...
HSFB preview by position: Lock-down specialists star at cornerback
By Chris Harlan
Two of the nation’s best cornerback recruits call the WPIAL home. Central Catholic’s Damar Hamlin is a consensus four-star talent in the 2016 class. Clairton’s ...

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