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Burrell claims 10th straight WPIAL Class AA wrestling championship

As the referee raised his arm following a victory in the WPIAL heavyweight bout against Freedom's Evan Sweesy, Burrell senior Alex Moses looked at the ...

Top-seeded Belle Vernon chasing 1st title while Burrell goes for 10th straight

Belle Vernon's special 2015 wrestling season didn't end the way the team had planned. The Leopards were beaten in the WPIAL Class AAA finals by eventual ...

Freedom wrestlers riding high after winning Section 1 title

Entering this season, a young Freedom wrestling team had high hopes. No one graduated, and everyone was expected to return. "In the summer when we were ...

Schwab's 4 goals lead Freedom back to WPIAL girls soccer semis

Standing on a rain-soaked track outside the saturated turf, Freedom junior Alexa Schwab already was looking forward to the WPIAL semifinals, where the Bulldogs will ...

Trib Cup: Young Freedom girls soccer off to fast start

On paper, the Freedom girls soccer team's starting lineup might appear at first glance to be one with young and inexperienced players in the midst ...

Experienced group returns for Freedom

The Freedom football team is shaping into a playoff contender under third-year coach Tim Dubovi. The Bulldogs return 18 letter winners. "We're definitely better," Dubovi said. "We're ...

No. 2 Burrell girls give Freedom no chance

The only mystery left during Burrell's 60-19 victory Tuesday night over Freedom was how soon Bucs forward Natalie Myers would break the 1,000-career point barrier. Myers ...

Freedom enjoys unprecedented success as underdog

The Freedom girls soccer team portrayed David in the "David versus Goliath" narrative for much of the 2014 season. First-year coach Colin Williams accepted the role, ...

Previewing the PIAA soccer championships

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 ...

Greensburg Central Catholic soccer team gets past Freedom

Keli Rosensteel knows just how good her Greensburg Central Catholic soccer team is. When it came down to it, she let Freedom know as well. ...

Greensburg Central Catholic wins WPIAL Class A girls soccer title with 9-1 victory over Freedom

From the field to the stands to the concession area, Olivia Binda took the championship trophy everywhere she went. After the pain she went through last ...

Previewing the WPIAL soccer championships

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 ...

Charleroi can't overcome 28-0 hole in loss to Freedom

Charleroi and Freedom played two football games Friday night at Charleroi Stadium. The Bulldogs won the first half in dominating fashion, 28-0. The Cougars commanded the second ...

Riverview embracing underdog role in WPIAL first-round win

The Riverview boys soccer team is back in the underdog role it prefers. The No. 10 Raiders (13-5) kicked off the postseason Monday night with a ...

Young Freedom team works to rebuild

Winless last season, Freedom continues to rebuild under second-year coach Tim Dubovi. "We started five freshmen last year," Dubovi said. "I expect us to be young ...

Plum's Gunsallus named Challis Award winner

Matt Gunsallus, a senior baseball player at Plum, has been selected as the sixth annual John Challis Memorial Award recipient by the WPIAL Baseball Coaches ...

Freedom coaches working together to change mentality

Tim Dubovi has lived in the Freedom School District for more than 20 years, so he knows the history. The Bulldogs haven't won their conference since ...

High school notebook: Minnie heads to PIAA for another hearing

Lincoln Park's Elijah Minnie will try again to convince a panel that he should be allowed to play basketball this season. Twice ruled ineligible by the ...

WPIAL teams to face off for final playoff berths

Belle Vernon fans will be rooting for Ringgold this weekend, and Freedom would surely welcome a New Brighton victory. It's Week 9 of the WPIAL football ...

Freedom coach expects team to be competitive

Freedom coach Frank Hernandez had high hopes for his team last season but had trouble without quarterback Forrest Petcovic, who missed part of the season ...


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