Varsity Notebook (Nov. 7, 2014)

Published on Friday, 07 November 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Varsity Notebook. "For only the fifth time in the past 36 high school football seasons, two quarterbacks from the WPIAL passed for more than 2,000 yards in the regular season. ...

Cross Country: North Allegheny runners left no doubt

Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014 6:00 am

Jordan Greer profiles the North Allegheny boys cross country team. "Early in the cross country season, some questioned whether the North Allegheny boys would be as strong as expected. At the Red, White ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Class AAA Boys Championship Recap

Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 7:50 am

Saturday was a perfect ending for the North Allegheny boys cross country team. The Tigers won their first PIAA Class AAA title since 2010 with 72 points, only a week after winning their 10th consecutive ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Class AA Boys Championship Recap

Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 7:40 am

WPIAL teams were quiet in the PIAA Class AA championships on Saturday. Waynesburg's Seal Hilverding (16:28), who took sixth place, was the only WPIAL runner to finish in the top 10. Several other WPIAL ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Class A Boys Championship Recap

Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 7:30 am

Winchester Thurston topped Sewickley Academy, 65-111, to win the PIAA Class A title on Saturday. Sewickley Academy's Griffin Mackey took third, finishing in 16 minutes, nine seconds on the 3.1 mile Parkview ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Class AA Girls Championship Recap

Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 7:10 am

Quaker Valley was the only WPIAL team to finish in the top 10 at the PIAA Class AA championships on Saturday. Lucie Kubinski (sixth) and Hannah Bablak (seventh) were the first two runners to grab points ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Class A Girls Championship Recap

Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 7:00 am

Vincentian's Marianne Abdalah won her second state title on Saturday. The sophomore crushed the 3.1 mile Parkview Course, finishing in 18:35. Although she didn't beat her time from last year (18:34), ...

Cross Country: Shaler's Schwartz prevails to win PIAA title

Published on Sunday, 02 November 2014 5:00 am

Rod Frisco covered Saturday's PIAA cross country championships. "HERSHEY, Pa. — Midway through her PIAA Class AAA girls cross country championship run, Shaler's Brianna Schwartz saw something unusual. ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Boys Championships Preview

Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 8:30 am

The North Allegheny boys cross country team will try to better their runner-up status in the state on Saturday. The Tigers finished second in the PIAA Class AAA championships last year behind West Chester ...

Cross Country: 2014 PIAA Girls Championships Preview

Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 8:00 am

It's no mystery who the top talent representing the WPIAL will be at the state meet on Saturday. Shaler's Brianna Schwartz will return to the course after only competing in two meets previous to the PIAA ...

Varsity Notebook (Oct. 31, 2014)

Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's edition of Varsity Notebook. "Coaches will tell you it's never easy to go through a WPIAL regular season undefeated. But it seems a lot easier these days compared to decades ...

Cross Country: Beaver Falls junior claims WPIAL title

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles Beaver Falls cross country standout Dominic Peretta. (Photo: Beaver Falls' Dominic Peretta wins the WPIAL Class A cross country championship at Cooper's Lake Campground. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) "Dominic ...

Cross Country: North runners prevail at WPIAL championships

Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch reports that multiple athletes from the North area excelled at the WPIAL cross country championships. (Photo: Quaker Valley's Zach Skolnekovich won the WPIAL Class AA individual cross country ...

Cross Country: North girls shine at WPIAL championships

Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 8:45 am

The buzz around Shaler's Brianna Schwartz has been rather quiet this year. She made sure everyone remembered her name Thursday at the WPIAL championships. The senior dominated the Cooper's Lake course ...

Cross Country: Third-place finish for Mt. Lebanon's Potts

Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 8:30 am

Mt. Lebanon's Kelsey Potts finished third at Thursday's WPIAL Class AAA championships. The junior took the same placement as last year, unable to beat Brianna Schwartz and Madeleine Davision. She did improve ...

Cross Country: North boys shine at WPIAL championships

Published on Sunday, 26 October 2014 7:45 am

The North Allegheny Tigers claimed their 10th consecutive Class AAA WPIAL title on Thursday. Matt McGoey and Hunter Wharrey crossed the line in the one and two spots like they have so many times this ...