High School Sports
Big 2nd half lifts Mars girls to 54-33 playoff win
MONROEVILLE — Dana Petruska knew an hour before game-time the Mars girls basketball team may not be in the right mindset for its WPIAL Class 5A playoff opener against Uniontown.
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Let the games begin!
Mars boys, CWNC girls draw opening bye; Butler teams face Latrobe, Upper St. Clair
Mars boys and CWNC girls earn No. 1 seed; 11 Butler County teams prep for WPIAL basketball playoffs.
2/14/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
Rockets bested at Farrell, 49-32
Senior forward Luke Brandon scored 12 points in Slippery Rock's 49-32 boys basketball loss at Farrell Tuesday night.
2/14/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
1 more step for Planets
Mars claims 6th straight section title outright
HAMPTON TWP — One down, three to go.
2/10/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
SV wrestlers fall in semis
Raiders win in quarterfinals at PIAA tourney
Seneca Valley reached the semifinal round of the PIAA Class AAA team wrestling tournament Friday night in Hershey, only to lose to Kiski Area.
2/10/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
SR swimmer sets record
Heston Suorsa breaks mark in 100 backstroke
Heston Suorsa set a Slippery Rock boys record in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.01 seconds in the Rockets' 70-42 victory over Rocky Grove on Thursday.
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Karenbauer breaks Knoch swim record
Sets mark in 500 freestyle
Knoch senior Matt Karenbauer broke the school record in the boys 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4 minutes, 55.09 seconds in a meet against Freeport Tuesday night.
2/7/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
SV wrestlers handle Carrick in PIAA tourney
Seneca Valley recorded six wins by pin Monday night in rolling over Carrick, 60-11, in the first round of the PIAA Class AAA Team Wrestling Tournament.
2/6/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Moon craters Mars
Late Planets' drought dooms team to defeat
MOON TWP — Rob Carmody is accustomed to seeing a certain brand of play from his Mars boys basketball team. It includes an offense that has the ability to drop big runs on opponents and score in clutch situations.
2/3/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
Seneca Valley wins wild one
Raiders rally from 23-5 down to beat P-R
Chris Hart and David Ritchie each scored 17 points as the Seneca Valley boys basketball team rallied in the second half to defeat Pine-Richland, 63-61, Friday night.
2/3/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
McDermott keys SR win
Scores 21 points as Rockets beat Grove City
Emma McDermott continued her torrid play of late with 21 points as the Slippery Rock girls basketball team downed rival Grove City, 49-34, Thursday night.
2/2/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Karns City boys tie for South lead
Gremlins edge Keystone, 57-55
Austin Fahlor led three Karns City players in double digits with 14 points Thursday night as the Gremlins nipped Keystone, 57-55, at home in boys basketball.
2/1/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Mars earns rout
Planets roll past Montour on senior night
ADAMS TWP — Luke Morrissey kept working to find a spot on the Mars varsity team following several years of junior varsity.
1/31/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
Key win for 'Jackets
Manke nets 20 in 44-38 victory over Knoch
Jenna Manke's 20 points helped lift Freeport's girls basketball team to a crucial section win over Knoch, 44-38, Monday night.
1/30/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Carmody scores 2,000th for Mars
Planets defeat Sewickley, 67-48
Robby Carmody scored 32 points and Mars got off to a quick start Sunday in defeating Sewickley Academy, 67-48, at Montour.
1/29/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Mars caps wild rally with win
Planets make up 10 points in final minute, escape in OT
Despite trailing host West Allegheny by 10 points with one minute left in regulation, the Planets made an incredible run to tie the game, then won it in overtime, 78-70.
1/27/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Mars' Johnson reaches 1,000
CWNC coach wins 400th
Mars junior guard Tai Johnson needed 17 points to reach 1,000 in her career.
1/26/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Bair big for Warriors
Scores 27, adds 15 boards, 7 blocks in win
Emma Bair had 27 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocked shots Tuesday night in leading the Moniteau girls basketball team to a 58-42 home win over Cranberry.
1/24/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Kretzer helps Knoch girls net section victory
Casey Kretzer scored 12 points and Emily Fraser 10 as Knoch's girls basketball team posted a 38-34 win Monday night at Deer Lakes.
1/23/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
With Johnson back from injury, Mars girls hoop team rolling
Mars guard Tai Johnson overcoming leg injury to give Planets' girls basketball team a big-time boost
1/20/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
Early and often
Mars scores at will in an 89-57 win vs. Knoch
ADAMS TWP — Brandon Caruso scored his only two points of the game for Mars less than a minute after tip-off.
1/20/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
Butler girls fall to Latrobe, 70-51
Jenna Kunst scored 17 points and the Butler girls basketball team led after one quarter, but Latrobe's offense hit its stride as the Golden Tornado fell, 70-51, Thursday night.
1/19/2018 High School Round Up 0 comments
Mars basketball rolls past rival Hampton, 85-61
Mars boys basketball rolls past rival Hampton, 85-61
1/17/2018 High School Basketball 0 comments
A new WPIAL world
District releases football section realignments
And then there were nine.