'Thorpenation' is still going strong

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 5:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles the Thorpe family, which has produced two generations of standout athletes. (Photo: The football players of the family, from left, C.J. Thorpe, Ivan Thorpe, Niko Thorpe, LaRue ...

Xtra Points (May 27, 2016)

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points High School Notebook. "When Kaezon Pugh started playing sports at Aliquippa High School a few years ago, football coach/athletic director Mike Zmijanac affectionately ...

PIAA Notebook (May 26)

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 5:00 am

PIAA further limits contact in high school football practices There will be less hitting in high school football practices this season, and the state basketball championships will stay in Hershey, Pa. ...

Alumni Update - Jesse Hinkle (Chatham)

Published on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:00 pm

Naperville, Ill. -On Thursday May 19 the Cougars Women's Track and Field team competed at the North Central College Gregory Final Qualifier. Jesse Hinkle won the women's javelin throw with a personal ...

Alumni Update - Addy Knetzer (Waynesburg)

Published on Friday, 06 May 2016 12:00 pm

BETHANY, W.VA. – Prior to the start of the 2016 outdoor track & field season, Waynesburg University was predicted to finish in fifth place in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) coaches' poll. ...

Xtra Points (May 6, 2016)

Published on Friday, 06 May 2016 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. "Clairton football star Lamont Wade had a recruiting plan mapped out for himself. Then someone came along recently and threw a little kink into it. Roll ...

Alumni Update - Henri Wade-Chatman (Edinboro)

Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 12:00 pm

... Award recipient as the Senior Female Athlete of the Year and men's basketball  standout Henri Wade-Chatman was selected the Sox Harrison Award winner as the Senior Male Athlete of the Year. Wade-Chatman ...

Move is made to bring PIAA championships to Pittsburgh

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 5:00 am

... Petersen Events Center won a bid to play host to the basketball championships for the third consecutive year. But for The Pete's sake, it isn't stopping at winning the rights for the WPIAL finals. Pitt ...

Xtra Points (Apr. 29, 2016)

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points column. "The kid had never wanted to be a pitcher in the first place. So when he tried it for the first time years ago and lost in the final inning, he was just ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 29, 2016)

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "In his first season as Pine-Richland's girls basketball coach, Tom Reighard took the team to the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals for the first time in 18 years ...

Boys Basketball: North Allegheny coach resigns

Published on Friday, 22 April 2016 5:00 am

Dave DeGregorio has been highly successful as North Allegheny High School's boys basketball coach, but he resigned today. DeGregorio was North Allegheny's coach for 12 seasons. His teams were perennial ...

Boys Basketball: Allderdice makes mark on all-state team

Published on Friday, 15 April 2016 11:30 am

Allderdice made its mark on the basketball court this season, so it's no surprise that a few of its players and its coach picked up some impressive postseason awards. Post-Gazette Player of the Year James ...