Homecoming arrived early at Upper St. Clair as alumni of the high school boys’ tennis team returned for a day of competition and fun with former head coach Richard Saccani. Many of the players arrived from out-of-state. Some traveled from as far away as Texas, Florida, Boston and Chicago to participate in activities filled with nostalgic moments.(more)
USC tennis players stroll down memory lane during reunion
USC’s Madson leads local netters into WPIAL tournament
Charlotte Madson of Upper St. Clair will challenge Ananya Dua of Shady Side Academy for the WPIAL Class AAA girls’ tennis singles championship today, (Sept. 18) at 2:30 p.m. on Dua’s home courts at Shady Side.
WPIAL AA/A football round-up
South Fayette looks for win No. 4 in the Century Conference when the Lions host South Allegheny at 7 p.m. Sept. 19. In preparation for the homecoming contest against the Gladiators, the Lions roared past South Park, 59-20.
Bethel Park’s Minton mows down USC
Instead of feeling like the truck that rolled over the Upper St. Clair defense in Bethel Park’s 21-14 victory, Alex Minton felt like the pavement the following morning. A little roughed up.
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Quad-A football round-up
The Blue Devils celebrated little their 54-14 victory over Baldwin because coming up this Friday is another important fray. Mt. Lebanon (3-0) travels to Penn Hills (2-1, 2-0) to battle the Indians for first place in the Southeastern Conference. The two teams are tied for the top slot with Woodlan…
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Bethel Park upends Upper St. Clair, 21-14
Bethel Park scored the decisive points with 45 seconds to play and then held on to beat Upper St. Clair, 21-14, for its first victory in WPIAL Quad-A Southeastern Conference football action.
High school notebook: PT’s Tassone ready for George Mason
Ryan Tassone arrived at his first baseball conditioning practice for Peters Township in the spring of 2012 the only way he knew how – in full uniform.
Peters Township beats USC, BP in golf
Peters Township defeated its Allegheny County rivals, Bethel Park and Upper St. Clair, in scholastic boys’ golf.
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Mt. Lebanon takes nothing for granted when it visits Baldwin this Friday. Though the Highlanders are 1-1 overall, this is their first Southeastern Conference game of the 2014 campaign. Lebo is 2-0 overall, but 1-0 in the league, which most expected Woodland Hills (2-0) to dominate. Howev…
Peters Township improves to 4-0 in boys’ soccer
Peters Township picked up two key victories in boys’ soccer as the Indians head into an even more difficult part of their schedule. They host Chartiers Valley Sept. 11 and visit Upper St. Clair Sept. 18 before hosting Bethel Park Sept. 22 in a non-section contest.
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Bethel Park hosts Upper St. Clair
Jeff Metheny and Jim Render agree on one thing. When Bethel Park hosts Upper St. Clair at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Southeastern Conference football action, both teams will be prepared.
Peters Township girls continue winning ways in soccer
Despite graduating a wealth of talent that produced three PIAA titles in four years, Peters Township has continued to dominate the girls’ soccer scene. This fall, the Lady Indians are off to a 6-0 start, complete with five shutouts. With wins over Moon, 1-0, and Brashear, 6-0, they improve…
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Execution key for USC; BP drops thriller to WH
Execution was the name of the game as Upper St. Clair defeated Peters Township, 35-13, and scored its first WPIAL Quad-A football win in Southeastern Conference play.
KO up next for South Fayette
After an easy victory over East Allegheny, 49-6, South Fayette faces a challenge when the feisty Golden Eagles of Keystone Oaks visit the Lions’ lair at 7 p.m. Sept. 5.
BETHEL PARK’s Thimons to be inducted
Nathan Thimons of Bethel Park will be inducted Sept. 6 into the Slippery Rock University Hall of Fame. It is the first of three inductions for Thimons as he will also be admitted into National Semi-pro Baseball Association Hall Nov. 29 and the Bethel Park High School Athletic Hall Dec. 19.
Peters Township visits Upper St. Clair
In soccer, they call matches “friendlies.” And, while Peters Township versus Upper St. Clair on the pitch is never affable, on the gridiron, the atmosphere between the Indians and Panthers should be more sociable Sept. 5 during a Southeastern Conference clash because the coaches mai…
Improvement key to Bethel Park girls’ soccer success
Day-by-day improvement determines success for the Bethel Park girls’ soccer club this fall. That’s because the Lady Hawks graduated eight seniors from last year’s WPIAL Final Four club.
Lebo pummels Canon-Mac; preps for Moon
After pummeling Canon-McMillan, 40-0, in the Southeastern Conference opener, Mt. Lebanon prepares to host Moon on Military Night at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in a non-conference clash.
Beefed up schedule helps Canon-McMillan boys’ soccer
Canon-McMillan could have been content with just surviving Section 5 play, but the boys’ soccer team beefed up its overall schedule in an effort to unseat rivals Peters Township as WPIAL champion and Upper St. Clair as PIAA winners. In addition to facing those clubs twice during the regula…
Peters Township prepared for battle in Section 5 soccer
Bob Dyer summed up best how soccer teams in Section 5 feel about each other.
Upper St. Clair boys’ going for three-peat with Blatz
If a third-straight PIAA championship awaits the Upper St. Clair boys’ soccer team, the Panthers will claim the banner under new leadership. In addition to losing 12 seniors to graduation, the Panthers have lost their head coach.
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Mt. Lebanon’s Oldaker guides U.S. team to gold
Behind an eight-point effort, including 4-of-4 from the free throw line from Katie Lou Samuelson (Mater Dei H.S./Huntington Beach, Calif.), the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team (13-0) held off the Netherlands (11-2) 19-10 in the 3x3 basketball competition, to finish with an …
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SLS’s Perone, KO’s Phillippi making their run at South Fayette
Brett Brumbaugh is not the only attraction in the Century Conference. The division also boasts big-time quarterbacks in Tyler Perone from Seton-La Salle and Kobe Phillippi from Keystone Oaks. Perone passed for more than 2,326 yards and 24 touchdowns last season while Phillippi has enjoyed back-to…
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Southeastern Conference opener requires perfection
After two weeks of preparation, high school teams are ready for some football. However, victory Friday night requires perfection, particularly in the Southeastern Conference.
South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh ready to repeat
When critics question his mobility on the gridiron, South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh answers them candidly.
Lacrosse never over for Bethel Park’s Quinlisk
While Heather Quinlisk pursues her doctorate in educational leadership at Delaware Valley College this fall, the Bethel Park native puts her lacrosse stick aside. The move, she hopes, is only temporary.