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 Lacrosse: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

In a season where goals were achieved, the end result yielded disappointment for the North Allegheny boys lacrosse team. The only unbeaten team in Class 3A, Section 3 with a record of 6-0, the Tigers ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

For the boys lacrosse programs at Peters Township and Mt. Lebanon high schools, the 2017 season revealed some telling moments. For the Indians, the journey was a historic one as they fought their way ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

If nothing else is certain, the rivalry between the Quaker Valley and Moon boys lacrosse teams is going to be a good one for years to come. Provided both teams remain in the same section. Lacrosse fans ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

There's nothing quite like winning a WPIAL championship. Especially the way the Pine-Richland Rams girls lacrosse team outlasted non-section rival Fox Chapel in a 12-11 decision in the championship game ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

When the WPIAL Class 3A girls championship game was being played this past last May, a team that many suspected would be in the championship game found itself on the outside looking in. That team was ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

... lacrosse team. Franklin Regional was the first team to learn that lesson. The Panthers won the first of two regular-season meetings by a 16-4 margin. But in the rematch -- at Franklin Regional -- the ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

For the Blackhawk girls lacrosse team, the 2017 season was an education. Just a year earlier, the Cougars had captured the WPIAL Division II girls championship with a stirring 7-5 victory over Mars to ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2017 Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature WPIAL boys lacrosse teams. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: The Mars boys lacrosse team celebrates after winning the WPIAL Class 2A championship ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2017 Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature WPIAL girls lacrosse teams. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Hampton's Rachel Hirst, with ink on her arm reading "No Regrets," brings her team ...

Boys Lacrosse: Peters Township twins commit to same college

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 9:00 pm

Peters Township's Clayton and Tanner Scott have a lot in common. It sort of goes along with being twins. One of the similarities is they are both excellent lacrosse players, and that has helped play ...

Lacrosse: Strong PIAA run concludes great season for Mars

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

If there is one prevailing emotion to take away from the just-completed season for the Mars boys lacrosse team, it's this: the Planets have a team that will compete with just about any high school team ...

Lacrosse: Oakland Catholic concludes historic season

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

Time after time, Oakland Catholic girls lacrosse coach Anne Madarasz heard a familiar refrain throughout the 2017 season: how is it that your team is so successful? She heard it the second time the Eagles ...

Lacrosse: Plenty of experience returns for Fox Chapel

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

It's said that the only team happy at the end of a season is the team that wins its final game. Fox Chapel's girls lacrosse team doesn't belong to that category. But the Foxes do have plenty of momentum ...

Lacrosse: Peters Township catches fire at right time

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

There might well have been the feeling that Peters Township might well have been overmatched as the 2017 season began to wind down. But the Indians displayed a will that showed up when the WPIAL tournament ...

Lacrosse: PIAA Class 3A final an all District 1 affair

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

Much has been made of the dominance of District 1 when it comes to PIAA Class 3A boys lacrosse. Well, guess what? It's a fair argument. At 4 p.m. today at West Chester High's Harold Zimmerman Stadium, ...

Lacrosse: PIAA boys 2A final features familiar rivals

Published on Saturday, 10 June 2017 7:00 am

Where have you heard this one before? A PIAA boys lacrosse championship game will feature two teams from District 1. And, no, this isn't a repeat of the above post. The first PIAA Class 2A boys championship ...