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 ...

Wrestling: Kiski Area's Levett picks Bucknell

Published on Monday, 07 August 2017 7:00 am

In just three seasons, Kiski Area wrestler Noah Levett has racked up more than 100 wins and has helped his team win a WPIAL championship. As you might expect, that success attracted the attention ...

Wrestling: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

Four wrestlers from the North suburban coverage area advanced to the PIAA finals during the 2016-17 season. Jake Woodley and Sam Hillegas won titles, while Louis Newill and Ryan Sullivan placed second. ...

Wrestling: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

Canon-McMillan senior Brendan Furman made it four out of five against Kiski Area junior Isaac Reid, including the one that mattered the most. Furman (47-3) capped his high school career with a 5-3 ...

Wrestling: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

... wrestling. "It’s awesome. I’m really excited," said Coy, who had mixed feelings about his achievement. "Unfortunately, I can’t say that I was a four-time champ, but having three titles in the state of ...

Wrestling: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

Freedom senior Kody Komara (43-8) didn't win the gold medal he had hoped for, but did become a three-time PIAA placewinner and two-time bronze medalist. "It's been fun," Komara said. "I really wanted ...

Wrestling: 2017 North Photo Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestling teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Butler wrestler Sammy Dietrich tries to get his balance as he ...

Wrestling: 2017 South Photo Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestling teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Gavin Teasdale of Jefferson-Morgan, front, scored a major decision ...

Wrestling: 2017 East Photo Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestling teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Franklin Regional senior Spencer Lee has stood alone as an undefeated ...

Wrestling: 2017 West Photo Recap

Published on Monday, 17 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature wrestling teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Freedom senior Kody Komara placed for the third consecutive ...

Wrestling: Former Derry star Phillippi transfers to Pitt

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 8:00 pm

Derry Area's Micky Phillippi was three times a high school wrestling king in Pennsylvania, but left the state to begin his college career. Phillippi is now headed back to the Keystone State and, more ...

2016-17 Post-Gazette co-Male Athletes of the Year

Published on Sunday, 02 July 2017 2:00 am

... Geist and Lee are almost identical in their stature in high school sports. They were, in a word, gigantic. With Geist in track and field and Lee in wrestling, they were without peers on the district ...

High School Wrestling Notebook (May 26, 2017)

Published on Friday, 26 May 2017 6:30 am

Ken Wunderley has this week's High School Wrestling Notebook. Read his story below. (Photo: Hempfield senior Jarod Verkleeren, pinning Brock Port of Bellefonte, will wrestle at Penn State instead of Iowa ...

Canon-McMillan hires wrestling & girls basketball coaches

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 2:37 am

Below is a press release from Canon-McMillan Athletic Director Frank Vulcano, Jr. The Canon-McMillan School District is please to announce the hiring of a Girls Basketball & Wrestling coaches at ...

High School Notebook (May 2, 2017)

Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Sam Breen found out through Twitter that the Penn State women's basketball team might be interested in her. On Monday, Breen decided she'd like to make more ...