Football: Clairton's Wade is counting stars

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 5:00 am

Brad Everett profiles Clairton football standout Lamont Wade. "There will be a strong crop of senior football talent in the WPIAL and City League this fall, led by a few players who have a number of ...

Football: Fox Chapel grad one to watch at Pitt

Published on Friday, 24 July 2015 5:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Fox Chapel graduate Adam Bisnowaty, who is now a standout football player at Pitt. "The big and burly Pitt offensive lineman – the one with the prolific beard and shoulder-length ...

Football: 2014 North Season Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

Pine-Richland headlined many star-studded performances from the Post-Gazette's Northern coverage region during the WPIAL's 2014 high school football season. Despite coming up short of a state championship, ...

Football: 2014 South Season Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

... Brumbaugh had a record-breaking season, becoming the all-time leading passer in Pennsylvania high school football history with 11,084 yards. As a senior, Brumbaugh threw for 3,738 yards and 42 touchdowns. ...

Football: 2014 East Season Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

Class AAAA teams from the East sparkled during the 2014 season, with two advancing to the WPIAL semifinals. Neither of them, however, claimed the title, an achievement no East team from any class was able ...

Football: 2014 West Season Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

Teams from the West had another big year, with half of the potential teams at Heinz Field coming from that area (there are no Class AAAA teams in the west). Aliquippa again reached the WPIAL Class AA title ...

Football: 2014 North Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Pine-Richland's D'ondre Gastion breaks up a pass intended for Central ...

Football: 2014 South Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Clairton running back Lamont Wade celebrates after scoring the team's ...

Football: 2014 East Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Woodland Hills running back Jo-El Shaw (16) on his way to a touchdown ...

Football: 2014 West Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead carries against West Allegheny in ...

Football: New Hopewell coach has zest for the job

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles new Hopewell football coach Mark Washington. "Mark Washington is an Aliquippa guy. He was born there, graduated from Aliquippa High School and has deep ties to the community. ...

2015 North Male Athlete of the Year - Mars' Ori Rinaman

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the North Xtra Male Athlete of the Year, Mars' Ori Rinaman. "Ori Rinaman knew early on that, no matter what happened while playing football his senior year and no matter what kind ...

2015 East Male Athlete of the Year - Jeannette's Julian Batts

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 6:00 am

... latest in a long line of Jayhawk greats. A stellar senior season on the basketball court and football field capped a tremendous high school career for Batts, and because of that he has been named the ...

2015 West Male Athlete of the Year - Cornell's Dane Jackson

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the West Xtra Male Athlete of the Year, Cornell's Dane Jackson. "Being one of the top football players in the WPIAL wasn't sufficient for Dane Jackson. No, he had to also be one ...

Football: Former assistant takes over at South Park

Published on Friday, 03 July 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles new South Park football coach Marty Rieck. "As a history teacher, Marty Rieck is attuned to the past and how it impacts future events. "I think they're intertwined because you ...