Xtra Points (July 22, 2016)

Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 6:00 am

... call, simply to congratulate these coaches on their nine lives. Here was a legendary former Steelers assistant coach, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, giving kudos to ... nine high school coaches? "I ...

Football: Neshannock quarterback picks Robert Morris

Published on Thursday, 14 July 2016 6:00 pm

... Division 1 football. I am truly blessed to have this opportunity!! -- @frankantuono7 As a junior, Antuono completed 120 of 189 passes (63 percent) for 1,803 yards, 19 touchdowns and five interceptions. ...

Football: Former Gateway player commits to Notre Dame

Published on Monday, 11 July 2016 7:00 pm

Notre Dame is doing an excellent job recruiting Western Pennsylvania, receiving commitments from some of the WPIAL's top players in recent months. The Irish's latest commitment doesn't attend school in ...

Football: 2015 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

There were a lot of big-time playmakers from the Post-Gazette's Northern coverage region who stole headlines during the WPIAL's 2015 high school football season. Especially up North, it was the year of ...

Football: 2015 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

Less than five miles separate Thomas Jefferson and Clairton. The neighbors could have car-pooled last November, as both of their seasons included a trip to Heinz Field and a WPIAL title. Championship ...

Football: 2015 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

A loss in the WPIAL championship game left Central Catholic with a bitter taste in its mouth following the 2014 season. Luckily for the Vikings, the 2015 season ended with nothing but sweetness. It ...

Football: 2015 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

As always, local teams had golden dreams when practice started in the heat of the August sun, but when the curtain fell on the season in the cold of December, no team reached those goals. Aliquippa came ...

Football: 2015 North Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2015 season. (Photo: Avonworth quarterback Zach Chandler became the first QB in WPIAL ...

Football: 2015 South Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2015 season. (Photo: After catching a touchdown pass, McKeesport running back Khaleke ...

Football: 2015 East Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2015 season. (Photo: Miles Sanders finished his Woodland Hills career as the WPIAL's fifth ...

Football: 2015 West Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 8:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2015 season. (Photo: Aliquippa Kaezon Pugh celebrates after the Quips beat Martinsburg ...

Index: 2015 Football Review

Published on Sunday, 10 July 2016 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2015-16 school year during July. Today we revisit the football season. WPIAL Champs - Central Catholic (AAAA), Thomas Jefferson (AAA), Aliquippa (AA), Clairton (A). PIAA Champs ...

Xtra Points (June 17, 2016)

Published on Friday, 17 June 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. (Photo: Bob Kalp is 71 and a retired chemistry teacher, but he continues to coach softball and this year led Hempfield to the PIAA Class AAAA championship ...

Alumni Update – Christian Kuntz (Duquesne)

Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:00 pm

Duquesne University senior linebacker Christian Kuntz, a Chartiers Valley graduate, was named today to the Athlon Sports 2016 FCS Preseason All-America Team. In 2015, the 6-1, 220-pound Kuntz, ...

Alumni Update - Lenny Williams (Indiana, Pa.)

Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:00 pm

... ); men's basketball senior Brandon Norfleet (Virginia Beach, Va. /Landstown); football sophomore Chris Temple (Malvern, Pa. /Great Valley); football freshman Lenny Williams; softball graduate student Brooke ...

Alumni Update – Shamar Greene (Slippery Rock)

Published on Friday, 10 June 2016 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– Lindy's Sports has named Slippery Rock University football players Marcus Martin and Shamar Greene to its Preseason All-Division II team and has ranked The Rock No. 9 in the preseason ...