Football: 2013 East Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

There might have not been a better team in the WPIAL than Central Catholic. For just about the entire season, it wouldn't have sounded crazy to label the Vikings the top team in the state, as well. The ...

Football: 2013 West Season Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

... coming out on top. West Allegheny then lost in the next round of the PIAA playoffs, making this one of the shorter football seasons in recent memory.  ...

Football: 2013 North Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013 season. (Photo: Shady Side Academy's Jarred Brevard dives for the end zone ...

Football: 2013 South Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013 season. (Photo: South Fayette's Grant Fetchet picks up big yardage against Steel ...

Football: 2013 East Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013 season. (Photo: Hempfield running back Joey DeFloria has gained 251 yards on ...

Football: 2013 West Photo Recap

Published on Friday, 11 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature football teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2013 season. (Photo: Neshannock's Rocco Fazio, left, can't make the tackle as Sto-Rox's ...

Football: South Allegheny grad makes Mackey Award Watch List

Published on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 8:00 pm

Jesse James is a big guy. Try 6-foot-7, 254 pounds. Tuesday, the South Allegheny graduate was named to the watch list for a big award. James, a junior at Penn State, made the preseason watch list for ...

Football: Jeannette's Hall thrilled by call from Steelers

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014 6:00 am

Ray Fittipaldo profiles Jeannette graduate Jordan Hall, who is trying to make the Steelers roster. "A couple of weeks ago it got to the point where Jordan Hall was contemplating life without football. ...

Football: New Norwin coach hunts right formula

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014 6:00 am

Brad Everett profiles new Norwin football coach Dave Brozeski. "As a chemistry teacher at Norwin High School for 18 years, Dave Brozeski regularly talks to his students about things such as protons, ...

Football: Ruscitto excited to return to coach Sto-Rox

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles new Sto-Rox football coach Jason Ruscitto. "When Jason Ruscitto was hired as Sto-Rox's head football coach in 2004, the program was going through a few changes. The Vikings ...

Football: This 'sequel' excites new Northgate coach

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles new Northgate football coach T.J. Wiley. "Second chances don't come often for too many people, but for T.J. Wiley, the former — and new — football coach at Northgate High School, a ...

Football: New Brighton's Thompson named MVP

Published on Sunday, 29 June 2014 6:00 pm

It's not often that a wide receiver has more receiving yards than the starting quarterback has passing yards but New Brighton grad Craig Thompson did the trick in the 35th annual Penn-Ohio All-Star Football ...

Football: Several WPIAL standouts pick colleges

Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 6:00 pm

June is typically a month when many soon-to-be high school senior football players make their college choices, and that's no different this year. Within the past week, several WPIAL players made their ...

Football: New Shaler coach is ready for challenge

Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles new Shaler football coach Jon LeDonne. "Jon LeDonne is familiar with big challenges and how to overcome them. He believes the lessons he's experienced in the classroom and on the ...

High School Notebook (June 15, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 15 June 2014 4:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "It wasn't so much ability that dropped Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay in the Major League Baseball draft last week. It was "signability." To be more precise, ...

Football: Pennsylvania stumbles in Big 33 Classic

Published on Sunday, 15 June 2014 4:00 am

Jacob Klinger covered Saturday's Big 33 Classic between Pennsylvania and Maryland. "HERSHEY, Pa. -- Twice Chase Edmonds burst through the Maryland defensive line and added tension to a game that for ...