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As a mixture of snow and sleet mend to slosh atop the roads outside Butler High School’s gymnasium on a mid-December evening, the versatile Ryan Luther is inside, subtly heating up to lead a dominating effort.

Luther is a 6-foot-8 senior at Hampton High School who plays power forward and serves as the leader for one of the top teams in the WPIAL.

01/25/2014 - 10:40
Tyler Pecyna
The high school basketball landscape in western PA is looking up thanks to stars like Hampton's Ryan Luther and Kiski School's Satchel Pierce, as well as powerhouse teams in New Castle and Midland. Here's what January holds for high school hoops fans.

1/3 Cancer Research Classic at Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling Park vs. Seton LaSalle

12/30/2013 - 11:08
Tony DeFazio
In the 1986 film “Top Gun,” Tom Cruise plays Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a young Naval aviator aboard the USS Enterprise. Maverick attends the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar, which is known as “Top Gun.”

He travels the same path as his father, Duke, both in occupation and style.

12/19/2013 - 11:37
Tyler Pecyna
South Fayette, Pittsburgh Central Catholic, West Allegheny and North Catholic win at Heinz Field to end the WPIAL 2013 season.

DOUBLE-A: South Fayette 34 - Aliquippa 28

11/24/2013 - 02:55
PSR Staff
Central Catholic rolls over Penn Trafford, West Allegheny and Central Valley advance in Triple-A, Aliquippa and South Fayette cruise into the Double-A final, while Sto-Rox ends Clairton's run atop Single-A and North Catholic advances to their first title game.

QUAD-A
Woodland Hills 28 - Upper St. Clair 21
Central Catholic 49 - Penn-Trafford 10

11/15/2013 - 23:11
PSR Staff
Top-seeded Upper Saint Clair scored 21 fourth-quarter points to upend defending champ North Allegheny 41-23 in the Quad-A playoffs Friday night.

WPIAL QUARTERFINALS
QUAD-A
Upper St. Clair 41 - North Allegheny 23
Woodland Hills 28 - Seneca Valley 14
Central Catholic 27 - Gateway 21

11/09/2013 - 00:49
PSR Staff
Jimmy Wheeler rushed for 359 yards and six touchdowns to lead West Mifflin over Moon 47-42 in first-round action as the WPIAL playoffs get started.

QUAD-A
Upper St. Clair 44 - Kiski Area 13
North Allegheny 28 - Bethel Park 0

Woodland Hills 35 - Pine-Richland 14
Seneca Valley 36 - Hempfield 10

11/01/2013 - 22:41
PSR Staff
The 2013 high school football playoffs are upon us already, with 64 teams across the WPIAL set to do battle. CoGo's presents the 2013 WPIAL/Pittsburgh City League Statistical Leaders.

PASSING
Ronald Brown, USO: 149-236, 37 TD, 2,600 yds
Alex Rowse, Beaver: 145-238, 34 TD, 2,148 yds

10/29/2013 - 19:43
Cody Benjamin
It was one of those unforgettable Sweet Sixteen moments. The game-winning 3-pointer with two seconds left to lift the team to the Elite Eight.

The problem for Sean Miller’s Arizona Wildcats was it was not point guard Mark Lyons who tied it with a spectacular shot just 18 seconds earlier. It was Ohio State reserve LaQuinton Ross.

10/29/2013 - 16:15
Devon Moore
Win, and you’re in. That’s the situation for Hampton this weekend when they face Mars with a playoff bid on the line.

And, you can bet that Planets head coach Scott Heinauer and his squad wouldn’t want it any other way.

10/24/2013 - 16:27
Joel Peretic
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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