Peters Township defeated Bethel Park, 32-23, and captured the Section 4-B wrestling championship.
Peters Township products Brian Simmons and Ruth Ann Burke will be among those inducted in the WPIAL Hall of Fame May 27 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Greentree.
Tanner O’Grady may have snapped a deadlock to give Upper St. Clair a 48-46 victory against Mt. Lebanon but his last-second, off-balance bucket created a log jam in the Section 2, 6A standings at the halfway point of the boys basketball season.
If the first half of the season is any indication, then the South Hills area girls varsity basketball teams are in for a treat for the remainder of the 2022 campaign.
Bethel Park sophomore Mason Kernan surprised nobody around the Black Hawks wrestling program when he claimed a championship during the Allegheny County wrestling tournament.
Peters Township dropped Mt. Lebanon in overtime, 52-49, and Bethel Park upended Upper St. Clair, 48-44, putting a damper on the impending clash between the Blue Devils and Panthers. The rivals are to play Jan. 18 at USC. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
Jayden Davis made his varsity basketball debut scoring 27 points in Chartiers Valley’s season opening loss to defending WPIAL Class 6A champion Upper St. Clair Jan. 10.
Despite the availability of vaccines combating COVID-19, the virus has continued to rage worldwide. Yet athletic activities attempted to endeavor onward at all levels during 2021.
Whether they played three sports or one, the six new members of Bethel Park’s athletic Hall of Fame agreed on one thing during their induction ceremony.
HERSHEY — The Mt. Lebanon football team captured its first PIAA title Dec. 11 with a 35-17 victory over three-time defending champion St. Joseph’s Prep at Hersheypark Stadium.
The Bethel Park girls basketball team returns four starters from last year’s team that finished 15-4 and advanced to the WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinals.
Samantha Loadman imagined what coaching the Bethel Park girls basketball team would be like ever since her playing days. She never dreamed the fantasy would become a reality, however, with Jonna Burke holding the job.
Peters Township coach Joe Urmann is not a science teacher but he understands the concepts required to mold last year’s 6-9 boys basketball team into a winner.
Upper St. Clair returns four starters from last year’s WPIAL runner-up girls basketball team but that doesn’t mean the Panthers have reservations for the 2022 championship finals in March.
Jack Smith of Mt. Lebanon earned his spot among the annals of his family’s athletic history when he emulated his father and uncles by winning a WPIAL football championship.
After winning their first WPIAL football championship title in 21 years, the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils are looking for a sweet finish to an already successful 12-0 season.