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Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 8:30 am by Brittany Goncar
cross-country-2014-piaa-boys-championships-previewThe 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... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 8:00 am by Brittany Goncar
cross-country-2014-piaa-girls-championships-previewIt'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... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 8:00 am by statco
girls-volleyball-section-all-star-teams-will-be-posted-at-noonThe WPIAL's 17 sections in girls volleyball selected All-Star Teams. Most sections picked two teams with 10 players each. Some sections chose a third team. All 17 All-Star Teams will be released on Sports... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am by Mike White
varsity-xtra-watered-down-are-too-many-teams-in-playoffsIn today's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White examines the format the WPIAL uses to determine playoff teams. "Two schools had merged four years ago to form Central Valley High School and everyone from... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am by The Fumbler
the-fumbler-tyson-no-match-for-predictions-champThe Fumbler gives his picks for this week's games. "It's that week of the year when everyone dusts off their crystal balls and stares into them looking for the answer. Which teams will win WPIAL... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am by Mike White
varsity-notebook-oct-31-2014Mike 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... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am by Post-Gazette
athletes-of-the-week-oct-31-2014This week's athletes of the week are Highlands football player Elijah Jackson and Montour soccer player Jane Schleicher. Elijah JacksonHighlandsLast week: Jackson helped the Highlands football team cap... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 6:00 am by Ken Wunderley
girls-volleyball-north-allegheny-notches-win-against-mt-lebanonWPIAL Girls Volleyball Semifinal Roundup(Photo: North Alleghney Meg Morningstar, left, blocks shot by Mt. Lebanon Molly Boehner in a WPIAL AAA semi-final game. John Heller/Post-Gazette) The North... Read More
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 12:00 am by statco
girls-volleyball-2014-wpial-playoffs-at-a-glanceWPIAL Class AAA Championship - Nov. 1No. 2 Baldwin vs. No. 8 North Allegheny at Baldwin, 6 p.m. Consolation Final - Nov. 1No. 3 Seneca Valley vs. No. 4 Mt. Lebanon at Baldwin, 1 p.m. Semifinals -... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 1:00 pm by Brad Everett
football-2014-wpial-first-round-playoff-schedule-with-game-notesHere's a closer look at the first round of the WPIAL playoffs and the City League championship. Friday (all games begin at 7:30 p.m.) WPIAL Class AAAAConnellsville (3-6) at Pine-Richland (9-0) – No. 1... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:15 am by Justin Criado
girls-tennis-beaver-sisters-ready-for-first-run-at-states-doubles Sisters Mattie and Anne Taylor just teamed up as doubles partners this year, and showed that chemistry is innate.  The Taylors will face District 12 champs Zora Charles and Mona Zhang of... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:15 am by Keith Barnes
hockey-tigers-racking-up-wins-despite-low-goal-total Moon has not qualified for the playoffs since 2013, by already the Tigers seem to be ready to make a run for a spot this season. Through four games, Moon is 3-1-0, tied with North Hills for second in... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00 am by Justin Criado
girls-tennis-hannah-phillips-carries-the-west-wand Carlynton's Hannah Phillips is the only West player to qualify for the PIAA Class AA singles tournament this Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club.  The pairings were... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 8:00 am by Keith Barnes
hockey-indians-offense-struggling-without-ligas After missing the playoffs last season, West Allegheny appeared to be ready to make a step forward in 2014-15. That was before the team found out that junior Jess Ligas had opted to play for the... Read More
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 7:48 am by statco
girls-volleyball-2014-wpial-class-aaa-semifinal-preview-capsulesThe WPIAL Class AAA semifinals features a No. 8 seed, along with three of the top four seeds. Below is a breakdown of each match. No. 4 Mt. Lebanon vs. No. 8 North Allegheny at Baldwin, 7:30 p.m. - Mt.... Read More

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