Boys Basketball: Jeannette loses in WPIAL final

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 10:15 am

Jeannette has accomplished a lot in its first year in Class A, but the No. 5 Jayhawks (16-7) couldn't capture the crown as they fell to No. 2 Monessen, 73-57, in the WPIAL Class A championship last Friday ...

Boys Basketball: Aliquippa wins 11th WPIAL title

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 10:00 am

Aliquippa finished its run through the WPIAL like a hot knife through butter, winning its 25th straight game by double digits in defeating Seton-LaSalle 65-54 at Pitt's Petersen Events Center Saturday. ...

Boys Basketball: Mars storms through play-in games

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 9:45 am

The Mars Planets are talented, but very young. So after being upset in the WPIAL Class AAA quarterfinals as the No. 1 seed, the team could have tanked in their quest to qualify for the PIAA tournament. Instead, ...

Boys Basketball: Greensburg C.C. falls in WPIAL semifinals

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 8:15 am

Trailing by only four points late in the third quarter, No. 4 Greensburg Central Catholic was within striking distance of No. 1 Aliquippa, but the Quips used a 30-5 run to defeat the Centurions (21-3), ...

Boys Basketball: Beaver Falls splits fantastic finishes

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 8:00 am

All the fans at Pitt's Petersen Events Center Friday night will remember the finish as Indiana upset Beaver Falls, 61-60, with 1.5 seconds left in the WPIAL Class AAA Championship. But for Beaver Falls' ...

Boys Basketball: North sends nine teams to PIAA tournament

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 7:45 am

North teams made their mark during the regular-season and WPIAL playoffs. All one has to do is take a look at the PIAA playoff brackets to figure that out. Nine teams from the North area – more than any ...

Boys Basketball: Play-in week goes over big with coaches

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 7:00 am

In the past, teams that lost in the WPIAL quarterfinals pinned their hopes for a playoff spot to the success of the teams they lost to and watched and waited. For the first time this year, there was basically ...

Girls Basketball: Norwin celebrates first WPIAL title

Published on Monday, 02 March 2015 10:15 am

Norwin is probably still celebrating the first WPIAL Class AAAA girls basketball championship in school history. And why not? The Knights 54-34 victory over Penn Hills was surprising not by the fact they ...