PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The boys’ portion of the WPIAL Basketball Championships began Friday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center with two teams capturing their second district crowns in three years.
In its first year of existence Central Valley won the WPIAL Class AAA championship after falling to Montour in Week 6 of the 2010 regular season. In 2011 Central Valley picked up where it left off by beating Montour en route to the conference title, but the Spartans made the champs take their medicine in the district semifinals before capturing their first Class AAA crown since 1964.
We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing on the Parkway Conference in Class AAA, perhaps the toughest of them all. For six consecutive seasons at least one team from this section has reached Heinz Field, and quite frankly, we foresee 2012 becoming the seventh.
Twenty-seven-year-old Cassidy Krug, the most decorated diver in Montour High School history and a national champion at Stanford, fell just short in her quest to pick up an Olympic medal in the women’s three-meter springboard competition.
Football returns to its roots on Friday nights in western Pennsylvania, and this fall ROOT Sports will return to…well, the roots…of its high school football coverage.
The good folks of Robinson Township, to say nothing of the rest of the WPIAL, are used to seeing Montour athlete Devin Wilson excel both on the gridiron and in the gym. That versatility has not gone unnoticed on a national level, either.
Deer Lakes (20-1), sparked by a crucial error and timely hitting, continued its historic run with a 5-4 win over District 9 runner-up Wilmington in the First Round of the PIAA Softball Playoffs at North Allegheny High School Monday afternoon.
If all of Pittsburgh remembers “The Slide,” maybe one day all of Houston will remember “The Triple.”
The PIAA basketball playoffs and Penguins Cup Playoffs each took interesting turns Tuesday night…
Quite a few WPIAL teams, including boys’ Quad-A champion Gateway, have moved on in the PIAA Basketball Championships, and the Gators aren’t the only ones capable of a deep run.
We look back at some impressive performance in exhibition play this past weekend, and we draw thumbnail sketches of this week’s biggest games…
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…
Hopewell senior running back Rushel Shell has been named the PIAA Class AAA Football Player of the Year, as voted on by Pennsylvania Sportswriters.
The Bears have reached a fourth straight PIAA championship game, but the Spartans were denied a trip to their first in team history.
It doesn’t get any bigger than high school football in Western Pennsylvania and we’re committed to bringing you the best team coverage in the region. After the games, you can find all the latest scores right here!