"Mr. High School Sports" - More Pittsburgh Pride at London GamesWe 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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Who to Look for In LondonEvery 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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Vaunted Viking Moving to MarylandAs 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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Blackhawk Chases Schneider, Runs Away from TJAlthough 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.
Local Wrestler To Compete For Olympic Gold In LondonA 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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Rain-Delayed Rally Buoys Quad-A Baseball Champs
"Mr. High School Sports" - WPIAL Baseball Championship Matchups Almost Set
"Mr. High School Sports" - WPIAL Baseball Semifinal PreviewHere'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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: More Pond Hockey, New Semifinal Site & MoreWe 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...
"Mr. High School Sports" - N.A. Survives Davis, Central Via Late LayupCentral 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.
"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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: Pivotal Pond Hockey, Playoff Positioning...and MoreWe look at how this year's PIHL Outdoor Charity Series will impact the standings, and we examine the tight AAA-Sec. 2 race, which will become even tighter for at least one team...
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: Player Of The Month Updates...And MoreThe PIHL Players of the Month for November have followed up their award-winning performances with strong numbers in December.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: Quakers Roll, Pond Hockey...and MoreBefore the holiday break begins, there are big games this week for two of the teams that played outdoors recently, and which section in the PIHL has been the best?