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Boys’ Basketball

New Castle vs. Hampton

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIAA Championship Outlook: Can’t Stop The ‘Cane

Coming off a wire-to-wire march to the WPIAL Class AAA title with a largely intact lineup, expectations were understandably high for the New Castle boys this March.

93-7 The Fan–03/16/2013

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Athletic Directors Frustrated With Appeals Of Charter School Transfers

A report by KD Investigator Andy Sheehan on Monday raised questions about the Lincoln Park Performing Arts School in Beaver County. Are student-athletes switching schools for academic, or athletic, reasons?

05/22/2012

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Critics Questioning Charter School’s Basketball Dominance

A local school for the performing arts has only been around for five years, but it already has one of the best boys basketball teams in the state.

05/21/2012

A.J. Palumbo Center scoreboard

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Hoops Brackets Finalized

Here are the dates, times, and sites for the Preliminary and First Rounds of the 2012 WPIAL Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Playoffs…

93-7 The Fan–02/14/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Roundball Roundup: Fantastic Four, Exciting Exhibitions

We acknowledge the WPIAL’s leading scorer for his latest great achievement, and we preview a trio of special high school basketball events coming to a gym near you this weekend…

93-7 The Fan–01/21/2012

J.C. Howard

“Mr. High School Sports” – N.A. Survives Davis, Central Via Late Layup

Central Catholic’s top scorer put on quite a show for the home fans, but a last-second bunny bolstered North Allegheny back within reach of first place in AAAA-Sec. 3.

93-7 The Fan–01/11/2012

Sheldon Jeter

“Mr. High School Sports” – The Court Report: Would Jeter Work at Wiscy?

Sheldon Jeter of Beaver Falls has what we think is a pretty sensible college offer, and he also has some female company in the 1,000-point club.

93-7 The Fan–01/10/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – The Court Report: View From The Top

In the early portion of the 2011-12 high school hoops season, each of the reigning WPIAL boys’ and girls’ champs, along with PIAA girls’ champion Mount Lebanon, started strong…

93-7 The Fan–01/02/2012

Micah Mason and Sheldon Jeter

“Mr. High School Sports” – Jeter, Mason Share MVP Honors in C.J. Betters RBA Holiday Classic

Sheldon Jeter and Micah Mason, two of the WPIAL’s brightest stars in boys’ hoops, led their respective teams to wins in the “Golden Dome” Wednesday.

93-7 The Fan–12/29/2011

Sheldon Jeter

“Mr. High School Sports” – Jeter Reaches Milestone In ‘Golden Dome’

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) Beaver Falls senior swingman Sheldon Jeter closed out the first day of the C.J. Betters RBA Holiday Classic by practically closing out two-time WPIAL Class A silver medalist Lincoln Park by […]

93-7 The Fan–12/28/2011

Devontae Watson

“Mr. High School Sports” – C.J. Betters RBA Holiday Classic Preview

Two of the WPIAL’s best male shooting guards will face each other at around 8:30 Tuesday night at the Community College of Beaver County.

93-7 The Fan–12/27/2011

Canon-McMillan celebrates

“Mr. High School Sports” – EQT Energy Classic: Patience, Defense Pays Off for Canon-McMillan

A steal and a single free throw were ultimately all that Canon-McMillan needed to survive the championship game of its tip-off tournament Sunday night.

93-7 The Fan–12/12/2011

EQT Energy Classic logo

“Mr. High School Sports” LIVE from the EQT Energy Classic, Day 3

We’re live from the championship game of the annual tip-off tourney, as host Canon-McMillan takes on Trinity…

93-7 The Fan–12/11/2011

Kenyaada Brown

“Mr. High School Sports” – EQT Energy Classic: Big Macs to Play for Championship

Tournament host Canon-McMillan (Sec. 4-AAAA) will face Washington County neighbor Trinity (Sec. 5-AAA) in the championship game of the EQT Energy Classic at 6:00 P.M. Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–12/11/2011

Washington vs. Pikeville (KY)

“Mr. High School Sports” – EQT Energy Classic: Host Big Macs Open with Easy Win

The EQT Energy Classic, one of several tip-off tournaments christening the 2011-12 WPIAL basketball season this weekend, started with a bang, not to mention a thud.

93-7 The Fan–12/10/2011

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