Post-Gazette High School Sports Writer Mike White talks with Apollo-Ridge wide receiver/defensive back Tre Tipton. Click here to read his story.
One of the top WPIAL players at Apollo-Ridge? Yes, it is unusual, but Tipton is a talented, well-rounded athlete who has a future in Division I college football. He is one of the most heralded athletes to come out of Apollo-Ridge. He caught 44 passes for 697 yards in 2013, averaged 14.7 points in basketball and finished second in WPIAL Class AA in the long jump with a leap of 21 feet, 10¼ inches. He is a well-spoken teenager who has a 4.1 grade-point average.