Below is a review of the City League posts that appeared Sunday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 7.
Schenley graduate Greg Blair came into his senior season at the University of Cincinnati with a lot of hype after a breakout junior campaign.
Blair's lived up to it.
Blair, a starting middle linebacker, has been dynamite in the final season of his collegiate career. Blair leads the Bearcats in tackles (96) and has been one of the team's top overall defensive players.
In a nationally televised game Thursday against Louisville, Blair finished with 18 tackles. The Bearcats lost the game, 31-24, in overtime. Friday, the Bearcats accepted an invitation to play in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. on Dec. 28.
In this 2013-14 boys basketball preview, Post-Gazette writer Mike White previews the City League. Click here to read his story.
Five of the six City League girls teams will be in action this weekend when the high school basketball season gets underway in Western Pennsylvania.
Allderdice opens up in the Serra Catholic Tournament. The Dragons face Vincentian on Friday and either Serra Catholic or Wilkinsburg on Saturday.
Brashear and Carrick will both compete in the Brentwood Tournament. The Bulls play Avonworth on Friday, while the Raiders take on Brentwood. The Bulls and Raiders will take part in either the championship or consolation game on Saturday.
Obama Academy will play in the McKeesport Tournament. The Eagles face McKeesport on Friday and either Baldwin or West Mifflin on Saturday.
When the high school basketball season begins this weekend, all six City League boys teams will be in action.
Allderdice will take part in the Pine-Richland Tournament. The Dragons will play Woodland Hills on Friday and either Pine-Richland or Summit Academy on Saturday.
Brashear is in the Bethel Park Tournament. The Bulls play Erie McDowell on Friday and Bethel Park on Saturday.
Carrick will compete in the Brentwood Tournament. The Raiders face Brentwood on Friday and either Steel Valley or South Park on Saturday.