High School Highlights (Sept. 21, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 21 September 2014 5:00 am

Butler football team runs past Shaler Butler did not complete a pass, but racked up 430 yards on the ground Saturday to rout host Shaler, 42-7, in the Class AAAA Northern Eight Conference. Lucas Dubyak ...

Football: Apollo-Ridge rolls past Shady Side Academy

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Mike White covered Friday's football game between Shady Side Academy and Apollo-Ridge. (Photo: Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton gets by Shady Side Academy's Eric Yoest Friday night at Michael J. Farrell ...

Football: Mathis sparks Penn Hills' win against Mt. Lebanon

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Craig Meyer covered Friday's football game between Penn Hills and Mt. Lebanon. "As the Penn Hills players left their locker room Friday night after a 41-21 victory against Mt. Lebanon, two assistant ...

WPIAL Class AAAA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

North Hills recovers to remain unbeaten Nick Santucci scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter and Jacob Seiler hit the all-important extra point as undefeated North Hills (4-0, 3-0) came from behind ...

WPIAL Class AAA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Ringgold tops West Mifflin Chacar Berry and Nico Law each rushed for two touchdowns to lead Ringgold to a 40-6 road upset of West Mifflin Friday night in the Big Nine Conference. West Mifflin (3-1, 2-1) ...

WPIAL Class AA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Big rally carries New Brighton In a span of 18:09 Friday night, New Brighton turned what seemed to be a convincing loss into a convincing win and, in the process, shook up the WPIAL Class AA rankings ...

WPIAL Class A Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Avonworth remains unbeaten Avonworth might not be ranked among the top five teams in Class A, but the Antelopes have made a strong case for joining the WPIAL elite. Avonworth remained perfect with a victory ...

City League Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

University Prep QB scores big Ron Brown threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead University Prep to a 46-26 win against Perry in a City League game Friday at Cupples Stadium. Brown, completed ...

Varsity Xtra: Saturday football games become a rarity

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 5:00 am

In this week's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White reports that playing high school football games on Saturday afternoons has become a rarity. (Photo: Riverview kicks off the game against Monessen ...

Football: Game of the Week - Steel Valley vs. Seton-LaSalle

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 5:00 am

... had a physical education class together at the Washington Education Center in Lawrenceville. In 1993, they found each other again, this time at Pitt football's freshman mini-camp, where the two were ...

The Fumbler: Likes big numbers and he cannot lie

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 5:00 am

The Fumbler gives his picks for the Week 4 games. "A local high school football team has been receiving a bit of criticism after posting a couple of extremely lopsided victories. Count The Fumbler ...

Varsity Notebook (Sept. 19, 2014)

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Varsity Notebook. "John Ruane played football at Gateway High School, was an assistant coach at Gateway for nine years and teaches at Gateway. So when the Gateway football ...

Football: 2014 Week 4 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 4 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Thursday City League Allderdice (2-1, 1-0) vs. Brashear (1-2, 0-1), 7 p.m. – Top-ranked Allderdice's James Jackson has thrown ...