High School Notebook (Feb. 12, 2016)

Published on Friday, 12 February 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. (Photo: Might Imani Christian freshman Cali Konek finally meet her match in the scoring department Saturday? Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) "When the WPIAL ...

Alumni Update - Niel Loebig (Duquesne)

Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 3:40 pm

PITTSBURGH -- The 2015-16 Merle E. Gilliand Duquesne University Sports Hall of Fame class of men's basketball player Aaron Jackson A'09, women's basketball player Kristi Little-Kaack A'09, football ...

Football: Riverside looks back to the future

Published on Friday, 05 February 2016 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles new Riverside football coach Ron Sciarro. "It isn't the most conventional game plan, but for the Riverside football program, it decided to go back in time to move forward. Last ...

Football: West Allegheny grad stands out in all-star game

Published on Friday, 05 February 2016 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles West Allegheny graduate Mike Caputo, who is now a standout football player at Wisconsin. "It was the day before the 91st East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Wisconsin ...

Football: Shaler grad headed to Super Bowl

Published on Friday, 05 February 2016 6:00 am

Stephen Nesbitt profiles Shaler graduate Steve Labate, who is now an athletic trainer for the Carolina Panthers. "While the Steelers bowed out of the NFL playoffs last month, one Pittsburgh local still ...

Football: Fabulous 22 seniors pick colleges

Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 5:00 am

The college choices for the 15 seniors on the Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 all-star team: Name School Pos. College Zach Chandler, Avonworth QB, Alderson-Broaddus Therran Coleman, Brashear DB, Pitt Damar ...

Football: Central Catholic, Clairton stars commit to Pitt

Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 5:00 am

... beat Penn State for two WPIAL football recruits. One finally made his college decision and chose Pitt. Another backtracked from a previous decision and decided he wanted to play for Pitt after all. Chalk ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 31, 2016)

Published on Sunday, 31 January 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "First things first. About that first name? "Yeah, I know," said Darton McIntire. "I always joke with my parents and ask them did they want me to always ...

Sports memories of old Wilkinsburg High will last forever

Published on Saturday, 30 January 2016 5:00 am

Mike White takes a look at the long tradition of successul athletic teams at Wilkinsburg High School, which is closing this year. (Photo: Wilkinsburg's Delante Moultrie drives to the hoop against ...

Luton, Priatko among Robert Morris honorees

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 6:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Cornell graduate Vaughn Luton and North Braddock Scott graduate Bill Priatko, who will be inducted into the Robert Morris Hall of Fame. "Robert Morris University served as the ...

Sports co-ops enable schools to join forces, help each other

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016 5:00 am

Megan Ryan reports on the success of co-cops in the WPIAL. "When Quaker Valley and Cornell school districts formed a football cooperative in 2012, the uniforms reflected the agreement. While the Cornell ...

Football: McKeesport standout decides on Michigan

Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016 5:00 am

Mike White reports that McKeesport standout Khaleke Hudson committed to Michigan on Wednesday. "In the summer before his senior season at McKeesport High School, Khaleke Hudson did not have a favorite ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 24, 2016)

Published on Sunday, 24 January 2016 5:00 am

... playoffs and how many championship games will be played in all sports. But this much already appears fairly certain: There will be no hybrid alignments in any sports and there is no way the football ...

Football: It was meant to be for Gateway's new coach

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016 6:00 am

Mike White profiles new Gateway football coach Don Holl. "It was a month or so ago that Don Holl's mother showed him an old picture of Holl wearing a T-shirt that had "Gateway Football" on it with ...

High School Highlights (Jan. 19, 2016)

Published on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 5:00 am

Peters Township rallies for win (Photo: Pine-Richland's Caitlyn Byerly brings the ball up court past North Allegheny's Brynn Serbin. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) Freshman Makenna Marisa scored 19 of ...

Alumni Update - Tyler Peerson (California Pa.)

Published on Monday, 18 January 2016 1:24 pm

CLARION, Pa. – The California University of Pennsylvania football team featured six players named to the Don Hansen All-Super Region One Teams on Tuesday afternoon, highlighted by the first-team selection ...

Football: Longtime McKeesport coach retires

Published on Friday, 15 January 2016 6:00 am

Mike White profiles recently retired McKeesport football coach George Smith. "It began in the 1970s when he was a graduate assistant at North Carolina State under Lou Holtz, earning a masters degree ...