The Final Post - Sports Town will cease operations in October

Published on Saturday, 26 August 2017 1:05 am

Below is a message from Sports Town Editor Ken Wunderley. In 2010, Tri-State Sports & News Service and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette teamed up to form the Sports Town web site. Sports Town provided excellent ...

Football: It's the year of the lineman this season

Published on Friday, 18 August 2017 5:00 am

Mike White takes a look at who the WPIAL's top linemen are this season. "Like a senior class in high school, a senior class of talent in WPIAL/City League football can take on a personality. Some years, ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat with New Castle's Marcus Hooker

Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 8:00 am

Mike White has today's Blue Chip Chat with New Castle's Marcus Hooker. "MARCUS HOOKER New Castle DATA Position: RB-DB Height: 6-0 Weight: 197 Year: Senior THE SCOOP Moved from receiver ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat with Butler's Jake Kradel

Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 8:00 am

Mike White has today's Blue Chip Chat with Butler's Jake Kradel. "JAKE KRADEL Butler OL-DL DATA Year: Senior Height: 6-4 Weight: 280 THE SCOOP Has blossomed the past two years into a ...

Football: Central Catholic lineman commits to Howard

Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 4:00 pm

Central Catholic seems to send at least a half-dozen players on to college football programs every year. Tony Young will be one of the next. Young, a senior offensive lineman, verbally committed to Howard ...

Football: Quaker Valley coach resigns

Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 8:00 am

Mike White reports that Quaker Valley football coach John Tortorea has resigned. "The official start of high school football practice in Pennsylvania was a week away — and Quaker Valley suddenly was ...

Football: Woodland Hills players give support to new coach

Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 5:00 am

Sarah Spencer profiles Woodland Hills football coach Kevin Murray. "An unforgiving summer sun beamed down as Woodland Hills receivers practiced their routes and running backs ran through cone drills. ...

Football: Central Catholic quarterback makes college decision

Published on Wednesday, 02 August 2017 7:00 am

This fall, Troy Fisher will try to become the first Central Catholic quarterback to lead the Vikings to three WPIAL championships. Not even the great Dan Marino did that. When Fisher finally does hang ...

Football: Mt. Lebanon's Coco commits to Colgate

Published on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 6:00 am

One of Mt. Lebanon's best football players decided on a college Saturday. Coleman Coco committed to Colgate. That has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Coco, a senior defensive end and Mt. Lebanon's top ...

Football: New Castle's Hooker commits to Ohio State

Published on Friday, 28 July 2017 5:00 am

Sarah Spencer reports that New Castle football standout Marcus Hooker committed to Ohio State on Thursday. "New Castle dual-sport standout Marcus Hooker announced his commitment to play football at Ohio ...

Football: South Fayette's Plack-Tallerico commits to Delaware

Published on Thursday, 27 July 2017 9:00 pm

South Fayette's Noah Plack-Tallerico was so good as a junior that he earned all-conference honors on both offense and defense. With his senior season about a month away, the tight end/linebacker has decided ...

Football: Trinity lineman commits to Akron

Published on Thursday, 27 July 2017 8:00 am

At 6-foot-5, 280 pounds, Ben Phillis is a big teenager who has a big presence on the football field. On Wednesday, he made a big decision. Phillis, a senior at Trinity, verbally committed to Akron. He ...

Football: Vincentian drops its football program

Published on Monday, 24 July 2017 10:00 pm

Keith Barnes reports that Vincentian has dropped its football program. "Vincentian Academy has put its football program on hiatus after five years of competing in the WPIAL. On Monday, the school informed ...

Football: MSA Sports names preseason all-star team

Published on Saturday, 22 July 2017 12:00 pm

High school football season starts next month, so it's not too early to take a look at who will be among the top players in the WPIAL this season. MSA Sports did just that when it released it's 10th annual ...