As expected, North Allegheny captured its 10th consecutive boys’ team title, and Brianna Schwartz from Shaler dominated the girls’ field, setting a new course record and winning her third straight gold medal during the WPIAL cross country championships run at Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock.(more)
Canon-McMillan, South Fayette shine in cross country
Lebo ladies reach Final Four in tennis
Mt. Lebanon reached the semifinals in the PIAA tennis tournament before ending its season.
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Highway to Heinz begins Friday for five local clubs
After nine weeks of football, five area teams extended their seasons into the postseason. While South Fayette is accustomed to long playoff runs, having won seven more games in 2013 to capture its first state championship in the sport, Upper St. Clair, Bethel Park, Seton-La Salle and Mt. Lebanon …
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Peters Township, Upper St. Clair meet again in WPIAL soccer final
If the WPIAL Class AAA boys’ soccer championship match appears a bit familiar, it is. For the second year in a row, Upper St. Clair and Peters Township will battle for the title.
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- #BishopCanevin battles #Neshannock in #WPIAL Class A girls' volleyball semifinals at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at North Allegheny. Good luck Crusaders!
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Upper St. Clair beats Mt. Lebanon, 49-14
Thanks to a 49-14 victory over arch-rival Mt. Lebanon, Upper St. Clair improved its playoff positioning. The Panthers finished fourth in the Southeastern Conference with a 4-3 record. Overall, though they are 4-5 and Lebo is 5-4, the Panthers draw the No. 4 seed out of the conference bec…
USC, Lebo, BP, KO, SLS in friendly football frays
The last game of the regular season in scholastic football is reserved for rivalries, and plenty games abound this week that pit neighbor against neighbor. The battle of Route 19 has Upper St. Clair traveling north to Mt. Lebanon for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Oct. 24. Bethel Park crosses Route 51 to pl…
Canon-McMillan beats Peters Township in a shootout, 2-1
In a shootout, Canon-McMillan defeated Peters Township, 2-1, and advanced to the semifinals in the WPIAL Class AAA girls’ soccer playoffs for the first time in recent history.
Upper St. Clair edges North Allegheny, 2-1, in soccer
The premise of soccer is simple. The execution, on the other hand, can be quite difficult. Just ask Mike Blatz, the interim coach of the Upper St. Clair Panthers, who nearly saw their two-year reign as state champions, ended by North Allegheny in a WPIAL Class AAA boys’ quarterfinal playof…
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Defending champions advance in WPIAL soccer playoffs
Defending WPIAL champion Peters Township and reigning state champion Upper St. Clair began their 2014 title quests with first-round victories in the district men’s soccer tournament. Their female counterparts also advanced to the quarterfinals. Canon-McMillan and South Fayette, likewise, p…
Seton-La Salle blanks Bentworth, 3-0
Good things have come in three for the Seton-La Salle girls’ soccer team this fall.
South Fayette focused on Quaker Valley
Last week, South Fayette focused on Seton-La Salle. With the Rebels out of the way, by virtue of a 41-14 victory, the Lions concentrate on completing Century Conference play by hosting Quaker Valley at 7 p.m. Oct. 24.
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Mt. Lebanon, South Fayette ready for WPIAL cross country finals
NASCAR is not the only sport that boasts The Chase. The WPIAL will conduct its own version Oct. 23 at Cooper’s Lake in Slippery Rock. It’s called the District 7 cross country championships and Mt. Lebanon and South Fayette are battling to defend their team titles while as many as th…
South Fayette defeats Seton-La Salle, 41-14
Defense wins championships. So does team work. And both proved the winning recipe for South Fayette as the Lions defeated Seton-La Salle, 41-14, and clinched the Century Conference banner.
Peters Township golf family rallies around Kuhn
The Peters Township boys’ and girls’ golf teams are a close-knit clan. They practice together. They succeed together. They suffer together.
Seton-La Salle battles South Fayette
Seton-La Salle versus South Fayette at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Chartiers Valley literally is the game of the century – the Century Conference, that is. However, the confrontation likely won’t be the last battle this season between the undefeated rivals.
Mt. Lebanon reaches WPIAL semifinals in tennis
Mt. Lebanon defeated Pine-Richland, 5-0, and advanced to the semifinals in the WPIAL Class AAA team championships for girls’ tennis. The Lebo ladies were scheduled to play Shady Side Academy at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at Moon or the Western YMCA depending upon weather conditions.
Peters Township ladies qualify for states
The Lady Indians joined their male mates in the PIAA tournament as Peters Township finished runner-up to Central Valley in the Class AAA standings with 336 points.
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Football roundup: Mt. Lebanon welcomes Woodland Hills
Woodland Hills may have slipped to No. 4 in the WPIAL Quad-A football rankings after a slim loss in overtime to AAA powerhouse Central Valley. However, as far as Mt. Lebanon head coach Mike Melnyk is concerned the Wolverines are the best in the state.
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Bethel Park upends Penn Hills
Whether it’s the Penn Hills Indians or the Peters Township Indians, this week in Southeastern Conference football action, the recipe for success at Bethel Park is simple.
Peters Township wins WPIAL team title in boys' golf
Peters Township captured its fifth WPIAL team title in boys' golf and fourth championship in 10 years under head coach David Kuhn when the Indians defeated five other teams in the finals played Oct. 9 at Cedarbrook Golf Course.
Keystone Oaks looks to stretch streak to three
Coaching football at Keystone Oaks has been a whole new experience for Greg Perry, who spent 20 successful seasons at Seton-La Salle, previously. After back-to-back wins against South Allegheny, 35-20, and Carlynton, 42-14, he is 2-4 overall with the Golden Eagles.
Upper St. Clair’s Coughlin nets two honors
Pete Coughlin of Upper St. Clair tied a school record with six touchdown passes in Washington & Jefferson College’s 51-28 victory against Thomas More in Presidents’ Athletic Conference action. The sophomore signal caller also threw for 383 yards, the highest passing total in the…
Upper St. Clair clinches section title in soccer
Winning the Section 5-AAA boys’ soccer title brings a sigh of relief as well as some grief to the champion. Just ask Upper St. Clair. Twice this season, the Panthers edged Peters Township, 1-0, on Sept. 18 and 2-1 on Oct. 2, to clinch the championship.
C-M stuns USC; but Panthers recover to clinch section title
After Peters Township and Upper St. Clair battled to a 1-1 draw, Pat Vereb said girls’ soccer in the WPIAL is wide open. Canon-McMillan proved him right as the Lady Macs stunned the Lady Panthers in follow-up action. In the victory, Allie Thomas and Cheyenne Trest scored for the Lady Macs,…
Lebo’s Potts wins Central Catholic Invitational
Kelsey Potts coasted to victory during the Central Catholic Invitational held at Schenley Park in Oakland. The Mt. Lebanon junior won the Girls’ A Division race in 18:15.7, outdistancing her closest opponent, Abby Yourkavitch of Chambersburg, by 51.7 seconds.
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Mt. Lebanon focuses on North Hills
After winning a significant section game against Bethel Park, Mt. Lebanon visits North Hills for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff Oct. 10 at Martorelli Stadium. But don’t tell the Blue Devils this is a meaningless non-league contest, one week removed from the Southeastern Conference showdown Oct. 17 wi…
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Mt. Lebanon beats Bethel Park
A high school football game may consists of 48 minutes but six were all that mattered to Mt. Lebanon as the Blue Devils defeated Bethel Park, 30-22, in a key Southeastern Conference clash.
Area football teams hope that playing on their home fields will prove an advantage as they attempt to regroup for their playoff stretch drives beginning Oct. 3. Four weeks remain in the regular season, and from Quad-A through Class A, squads continue to fight for their post-season lives.