Blair Attracts College Attention

Emma Blair, a 6-foot-1 forward/center who will be a senior, is attracting college attention while playing for the Western PA Bruins 17U National Team this summer on the AAU circuit. Despite the ever-changing nature of the game, where more traditional “bigs” are being asked to do more away from the […]

July 18, 2022|

Former Perry Star is New Girls Oakland Catholic Coach

Since graduating from the University of Vermont as the school’s all-time leading scorer in 1997, Eddie Benton has spent most of the past 25 years coaching at the collegiate level, enjoying plenty of success at several different stops while working his way up the ranks.

Benton was hired last week as […]

June 28, 2022|

Plum’s Montue Player of the Year

A dominant WPIAL player, Plum leading scorer Kennedie Montue was named Valley News Dispatch Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Learn more about Montue and view the first and second team selections here.

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April 3, 2021|

BGCWPA Youth of the Year

Boys and Girls Clubs of Western PA have named Aislin as 2021 Youth of the Year. As a proud Clubhouse member, state champion and one of Pennsylvania’s top recruits with over 18 Division I basketball scholarship offers, Aislin uses her platform to be an advocate for BGCWPA. Most recently she […]

March 31, 2021|

Reilly Sunday picks Duquesne

Moon High School point guard Reilly Sunday made a verbal commitment to Duquesne. One of the top junior girls basketball players in the WPIAL, Reilly had more than a dozen Division I offers. She’ll be sitting out her junior year due to an ACL tear, but as a sophomore she […]

January 19, 2021|

Baldwin’s Lucarelli has competitive drive

Senior Baldwin player Anna Lucarelli is a West Liberty recruit with a commitment and love for the game of basketball. Lucarelli’s drive has been part of Baldwin’s rise, placing the Highlanders on the verge of becoming a title contender.

Lucarelli is one of the top point guards in the WPIAL.

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January 14, 2021|

Quaker Valley’s Washington

Quaker Valley’s Corinne Washington became the WPIAL’s newest member of the 1,000-point club during the season opener. Washington isn’t the first member of her family to reach the milestone. Her older brother, Coletrane, scored more than 1,500 points at Quaker Valley from 2014-18 and is now a junior shooting guard […]

December 30, 2020|

Bethel Park’s Westphal in the spotlight

Liv Westphal is a four-year starter for the Black Hawks and a Duquesne recruit who earned second-team all-state recognition last season.

Westphal has led the Black Hawks to a 64-14 record and three consecutive trips to the WPIAL semifinals.

“I just want that gold this year,” Westphal said. “I don’t […]

December 17, 2020|

Standout NA player Lizzy Groetsch

Lizzy Groetsch is a senior guard and four-year starter at North Allegheny. Last year she was selected Post-Gazette’s Player of the Year and was named first-team all-state in the largest classification, and is one of the top high school basketball players in Pennsylvania.

An exceptional student, Groetsch will continue her career […]

December 7, 2020|

COVID-19 and AAU recruiting

If this were any other spring, Corinne Washington would be traveling to Detroit this weekend with her Western PA Bruins teammates for an AAU basketball tournament in the Motor City. Due to COVID-19, those face-to-face encounters have been cancelled, along with opportunities to be seen by college recruiters. With help […]

May 15, 2020|
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