We preview the biggest WPIAL football games from the opening weekend of the 2012 season, including our featured game between two Class AAAA contenders and new conference rivals.
The defending Quad-A champs are once again the team to beat, but now they must deal directly with a team capable of dethroning them.
A number of news outlets have published their PIAA football preseason rankings for the 2012 season, which kicks off around these parts next Friday, including brother website MaxPreps, which tabs defending Class AAAA state champ Central Dauphin as number one in the Commonwealth, regardless of classification.
We recently profiled a number of local Olympians, but since the opening ceremonies in London, another youngster with WPIAL ties has flown–or, to be more specific, swam–under our radar.
Every once in a while we get a kick out of seeing what WPIAL alumni are up to, and starting this weekend the entire world will get to share in the celebration of western Pennsylvania’s proud athletic heritage.
As Hopewell guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough demonstrated at the Palumbo Center back in March, basketball is a sport in which one player can carry a team otherwise not particularly deep. It’ll be interesting to see if she can one day do out of the ACC what she’s done in three years out of the WPIAL.
Although its shutout streak was halted, the baseball season was extended for Blackhawk (22-2) with an eventual 6-1 rout of Thomas Jefferson (17-6) in the PIAA Class AAA Quarterfinals at North Allegheny High School.
A North Allegheny wrestler is competing in the 2012 London games Jake Herbert has the chance to win a gold medal in the 185-pound freestyle weight class. “Red, white and blue and black and gold – that’s what I keep telling people,” he said.
By Matt Popchock (email@example.com) We know Seneca Valley can pitch, and Georgetown recruit Matt Smith, who has prolonged his fine high school career this postseason, can attest to that. But when the second of the […]
By Matt Popchock (firstname.lastname@example.org) Because of rain in the area, Seneca Valley, which led Pittsburgh Central Catholic 2-0 in the bottom of the third Monday night, was forced to resume its WPIAL Class AAAA Semifinal […]
Here’s a look at each of today’s WPIAL Baseball Semifinal games, and the individuals who might bring their teams one step closer to district gold.
“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: North Allegheny (9-4-1) at Peters Township (8-2-3)
Two of the top teams in Class AAA get one last chance before All-Star weekend to jockey for playoff positioning in Southpointe Thursday night.
We break down the final Outdoor Charity Series games, along with the 2012 high school hockey All-Star selections, and give you an important announcement regarding this year’s playoffs…
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.
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.
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