WPIAL Class A Football Roundup (Oct. 18, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 6:00 am

Clairton runs over Monessen A year ago, Monessen ended Clairton's state-record 66-game winning streak. Friday night, Clairton ended the Greyhounds' streak of eight consecutive playoff appearances with ...

City League Football Roundup (Oct. 18, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 6:00 am

Allderdice wins shootout with Linsly James Jackson threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Allderdice to a 54-44 win against Linsly School in a non-league game Friday at Cupples Stadium Jackson ...

Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving (Oct. 18, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 6:00 am

Individual leaders from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. TOP RUSHERS 229 -- Jackson Fitzgerald, Shady Side Academy 217 -- Devin Austin, Penn-Trafford 214 -- Curtis Moore, South Allegheny 204 -- Isiah Canton, Carlynton ...

The Fumbler: Scoring is a festive occasion

Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 6:00 am

The Fumbler gives his picks for the Week 8 games. "The Fumbler obviously (Mike Tomlin voice) loves football. That doesn't mean, however, he thinks the sport is perfect. One part of it, in particular, ...

Inside the Lines: North Hills Rowdie Rooters

Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 6:00 am

In this week's Inside the Lines, Craig Meyer profiles the Rowdie Rooters, a group of fans from North Hills who have been attending Indians' football games for more than three decades. "For about three ...

Varsity Notebook (Oct. 17, 2014)

Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's edition of Varsity Notebook. "Many penalties by football officials are judgment calls that can heavily impact a game. But two judgment calls by officials will keep a top player ...

Athletes of the Week (Oct. 17, 2014)

Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 6:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are McGuffey football player James Duchi and Greensburg Central Catholic soccer player Bailey Cartwright. James Duchi, McGuffey Last week: Duchi, a senior running back ...

Football: 2014 WPIAL Playoff Clinchings

Published on Friday, 17 October 2014 12:00 am

Below are the schools that have earned a berth in the WPIAL Football Playoffs. Class AAAA Foothills -- Penn-Trafford (6-0), McKeesport (5-1), Norwin (4-2), Plum (4-2). Northern Eight -- Pine-Richland ...

Football: 2014 Week 8 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 8 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Friday WPIAL Class AAAA Foothills Conference Altoona (5-2, 4-2) at Hempfield (2-5, 2-5), 7 p.m. – Altoona's Eli Mencer rushed ...

Football: Plenty at stake for New Brighton, Beaver Falls

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo previews Friday's football game between New Brighton and Beaver Falls. "Beaver Falls usually is considered a favorite when facing New Brighton in football. For the past seven seasons, ...

Football: Allderdice keeps getting better since shaky start

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles the Allderdice football team. (Photo: Allderdice's Tim Jackson picks up yardage against University Prep at Cupples Stadium during a City League game last Friday. Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette) "The ...