Varsity Xtra: Cornell's Jackson dazzles in two sports

Published on Friday, 30 January 2015 5:00 am

In this week's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White profiles Cornell basketball player Dane Jackson. "Tiny Cornell High School in Coraopolis is the third-smallest public school in WPIAL boys basketball. ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 29, 2015)

Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "The PIAA voted to accept the penalties Clairton High School imposed on its football team and coach Wayne Wade for their behavior in the PIAA Class A championship ...

Football: Pine-Richland's DiNucci commits to Pitt

Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 5:00 am

... at Pine-Richland and went home. Then, DiNucci let everyone know he was staying home — to play college football. DiNucci, a record-breaking quarterback, announced on his Twitter account that he would ...

Football: Kittanning's Bowers flips from Pitt to Penn State

Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 5:00 am

Audrey Snyder reports that Kittanning football standout Nick Bowers has changed his verbal commitment from Pitt to Penn State. "UNIVERSITY PARK — Don't mind the snow and 20-degree temperatures throughout ...

Varsity Notebook (Jan. 23, 2015)

Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Varsity Notebook. "Ben DiNucci made his college decision in the summer. But new Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi is forcing DiNucci to decide again. DiNucci, star senior ...

Alumni Update – Shamar Greene (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. – Slippery Rock University redshirt freshman defensive end Marcus Martin was named the Don Hansen Football Gazette Super Region One Freshman of the Year and The Rock placed five players ...

Alumni Update - Admire Carter (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. – Slippery Rock University redshirt freshman defensive end Marcus Martin was named the Don Hansen Football Gazette Super Region One Freshman of the Year and The Rock placed five players ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Martin (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. – Slippery Rock University redshirt freshman defensive end Marcus Martin was named the Don Hansen Football Gazette Super Region One Freshman of the Year and The Rock placed five players ...

Alumni Update - Cory Tucker (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. – Slippery Rock University redshirt freshman defensive end Marcus Martin was named the Don Hansen Football Gazette Super Region One Freshman of the Year and The Rock placed five players ...

Alumni Update - Mike Wainauskis (Slippery Rock

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. – Slippery Rock University redshirt freshman defensive end Marcus Martin was named the Don Hansen Football Gazette Super Region One Freshman of the Year and The Rock placed five players ...

Football: Blackhawk coach announces his retirement

Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 5:00 am

Mike White reports that veteran Blackhawk football coach Joe Hamilton announced his retirement Tuesday. "Joe Hamilton turned 73 Saturday. Three days later, he turned himself into a retired coach. Hamilton, ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 13, 2015)

Published on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 5:00 am

Seneca Valley hires Vestal as football coach Dave Vestal made it to the WPIAL Class AAA football championship three times as Hopewell's coach. Now, he is moving up and moving on. Vestal was hired Monday ...

Varsity Notebook (Jan. 2, 2015)

Published on Friday, 02 January 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's edition of Varsity Notebook. "Greg Lezanic thought he was done coaching basketball. He retired in 2011 after 19 seasons as a girls coach at three different high schools. What ...

Football: North Catholic's Ravenstahl retires

Published on Thursday, 01 January 2015 5:00 am

Bob Ravenstahl, who coached the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic football team to its only WPIAL and PIAA titles, retired after nine seasons on the job. Ravenstahl guided North Catholic to a 16-0 record ...

Varsity Notebook (Dec. 26, 2014)

Published on Friday, 26 December 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's Varsity Notebook. "It isn't exactly what Darrelle Revis did in football and basketball more than a decade ago, but what Pine-Richland's Ben DiNucci, South Fayette's Brett Brumbaugh ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Johnson (Thiel)

Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 7:46 pm

Freshman wide receiver Marcus Johnson, a University Prep graduate, was named the PAC Newcomer of the Year on Monday, Nov. 17. Johnson racked up 827 receiving yards in 2014, the third most in the conference, ...

Alumni Update - Nathan Stone (Duquesne)

Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 7:20 pm

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2014 Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Star team on Monday. Senior wide receiver Devin Rahming (Miami, Fla./Coral Reef) ...

Alumni Update - Zac Capan (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 6:31 pm

DANBURY, Conn. – A pair of Waynesburg University football standouts were recently honored by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) as members of its 2014 Division III South Football All-Star ...

Alumni Update - Jake Brumley (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 24 December 2014 6:28 pm

DANBURY, Conn. – A pair of Waynesburg University football standouts were recently honored by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) as members of its 2014 Division III South Football All-Star ...