The Final Post - Sports Town will cease operations in October

Published on Saturday, 26 August 2017 1:05 am

Below is a message from Sports Town Editor Ken Wunderley. In 2010, Tri-State Sports & News Service and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette teamed up to form the Sports Town web site. Sports Town provided excellent ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The Seneca Valley cross country team had a noteworthy year as it beat North Allegheny, the toughest competition in Class 3A, not once, not twice, but three times to end the season. The Raiders beat the ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

Only two points separated Canon-McMillan (fifth place) and Mt. Lebanon (sixth place) in WPIAL Class 3A competition. Freshman Patrick Anderson and sophomore Peter Costentino finished in 27th and 28th place, ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

Mark Provenzo won the individual Class 3A title at the WPIAL championships this year. The Franklin Regional senior crossed the line in 16 minutes, 18 seconds to improve upon last year's third-place finish. ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

Our Lady of Sacred Heart took 10th place in WPIAL Class 1A competition improving from last year's 11th place. Junior Christopher Kocent was the star runner for the Bears this year. He finished in 12th ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

North Allegheny's Clara Savchik won her first WPIAL Class 3A title. The junior's efforts would not be enough to help the Tigers to the top of the podium. They dropped to third place this year behind Oakland ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

In Class 3A, Mt. Lebanon took seventh place in WPIAL competition. Freshman Allison Small was the first runner to cross the line for the Blue Devils in 24th place. Sophomore Aoife-Ruby Dunne and freshman ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

Oakland Catholic won the WPIAL Class 3A title after finishing in fourth place last year. The Eagles went on to take silver at the PIAA meet. Lauren Finikiotis surrendered her title to North Allegheny's ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

In Class 3A, West Allegheny took 13th place at the WPIAL championships. Junior Maddie Salek finished in 21st place. Also finishing in the top 100 for West Allegheny was freshman Jessica Fatigati and Isabella ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 North Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature boys cross country runners from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Quaker Valley's Zach Skolnekovich is trying to win a ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 South Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature boys cross country runners from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Waynesburg's Ben Baumgarner won the title at the PIAA ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 East Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature boys cross country runners from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Winchester Thurston's Tristan Forsythe finished first ...

Boys Cross Country: 2016 West Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature boys cross country runners from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Freedom's Jarrett Boyd finished in fifth place at the ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 North Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature girls cross country runners from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Vincentian's  Marianne Abdalah crosses the finish ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 South Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature girls cross country runners from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Upper St. Clair's Savannah Shaw finished fourth at the ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 East Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature girls cross country runners from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Oakland Catholic's Lauren Finikiotis was the runner-up ...

Girls Cross Country: 2016 West Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 09 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature girls cross country runners from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Ambridge's Mica Hanish was the runner-up at the WPIAL ...

At Indiana High School, Joey knows sports

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 6:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Indiana multi-sport athlete Joe Bujdos. "Back in the '80s, Nike rolled out an ad campaign highlighting Bo Jackson's proficiency in a multitude of sports. "Bo knows baseball," the ...

High School Cross Country Notebook (Nov. 11, 2016)

Published on Friday, 11 November 2016 6:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's Cross Country Notebook. "Winchester Thurston cross country coach Bruce Frey can pinpoint the exact moment when he thought the Bears could be a state championship contender. ...