Football: Woodland Hills star ranks among nation's elite

Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 2:00 pm

One of the top juniors in the country hails from the WPIAL. Woodland Hills running back Miles Sanders was named the No. 42 overall player in the nation when Rivals.com announced its first Class of 2016 ...

Football: Central Catholic "Team of the Decade" in PA

Published on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 7:00 am

... 20 most dominant football programs in the 10 years the website has compiled computer rankings. Each team was assigned a point total based on where it finished in the Top 25 after each season. The rankings ...

Football: 2013 Honor Roll

Published on Sunday, 27 July 2014 7:00 am

Championship Games WPIAL Class AAAA - Central Catholic 27, Woodland Hills 7 WPIAL Class AAA - West Allegheny 16, Central Valley 6 WPIAL Class AA - South Fayette 34, Aliquippa 28 WPIAL Class A - C.W. ...

Football: West Allegheny's Koester picks a college

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 8:00 pm

Andrew Koester was the starting quarterback on West Allegheny's WPIAL championship teams the past two seasons. When his senior year concludes, Koester will try to bring his winning ways to St. Francis. ...

Football: Carlynton coach ready for transition

Published on Thursday, 24 July 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles new Carlynton football coach Mauro Monz. "At first glimpse of Carlynton's upcoming varsity football schedule, Mauro Monz smiled. As a former player and 1992 graduate of Seton-LaSalle, ...

Football: Franklin Regional grad named Preseason All-ACC

Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 7:00 pm

No Pitt player was named to the Preseason All-ACC team, but a former WPIAL player was. Syracuse senior offensive tackle Sean Hickey, a Franklin Regional graduate, was selected to the team announced this ...

Football: Hempfield's Pilato nearing college decision

Published on Thursday, 17 July 2014 6:00 am

Brad Everett profiles Hempfield football standout Tony Pilato. "There might not be an athlete in the WPIAL bigger than Hempfield Area football standout Tony Pilato. He's 6 feet 7, 300 pounds, and wears ...

Football: Montour grad Macek off to West Point

Published on Thursday, 17 July 2014 6:00 am

... speaking to anybody, not even our parents." Macek will be attending the United States Military Academy at West Point on a football scholarship. "We start football practice immediately after our three ...

Football: Central Catholic grad Natter hearing reveille

Published on Thursday, 17 July 2014 6:00 am

Sean Hammond profiles Central Catholic graduate and Jefferson Hills resident Angelo Natter. "For many high school graduates going away to college for the first time, being separated from family is an ...

Football: Central Valley's Whitehead offered by Alabama

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 8:00 pm

Jordan Whitehead made the long drive from Center Township to the University of Alabama Saturday night. When he headed back north late Monday night, he did so with a scholarship offer in hand. Whitehead, ...

Football: Hempfield's Pilato plans to pick a college Thursday

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 7:30 pm

At 6-foot-7, 300 pounds, Hempfield senior Tony Pilato is a big kid. Thursday, he plans on making a big decision. Pilato, an offensive tackle, said yesterday that he will make his college commitment Thursday. ...

Football: Canon-McMillan's Hull on Butkus watch list

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 7:00 pm

Mike Hull had a terrific high school career at Canon-McMillan. His success hasn't skipped a beat in college. Hull, a senior at Penn State, was named to the preseason watch list for the Butkus Award Monday. ...

Index: 2013 Football Review

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2013-14 school year during July. Today we revisit the football season. WPIAL Champs - Central Catholic (AAAA), West Allegheny (AAA), South Fayette (AA), C.W. North Catholic ...

Football: 2013 North Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic football team might as well be in charge of decorating when the school officially moves to its new Butler County campus in Cranberry this fall. The Trojans will have a ...

Football: 2013 South Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The 2013 football season was an unforgettable one for South Fayette. The Lions went 16-0, winning their fourth WPIAL title and first PIAA title. The championship games couldn't have been won in more different ...

Football: 2013 East Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

There might have not been a better team in the WPIAL than Central Catholic. For just about the entire season, it wouldn't have sounded crazy to label the Vikings the top team in the state, as well. The ...

Football: 2013 West Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

... coming out on top. West Allegheny then lost in the next round of the PIAA playoffs, making this one of the shorter football seasons in recent memory.  ...

Football: 2013 North Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013 season. (Photo: Shady Side Academy's Jarred Brevard dives for the end zone ...