The Fumbler (Aug. 26, 2016)

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 5:00 am

... this summer like he covers Western Pennsylvania football. He was all over it. It's an election year and The Fumbler is running for Prognostication President. With it has come a hectic schedule that ...

Football: Big School Notebook (Aug. 26, 2016)

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 5:00 am

Brian Batko has this week's Big School Football Notebook. (Photo: Ringgold's George Martin - no, not that George Martin - wouldn't mind writing his name into some record books. John Heller/Post-Gazette) ...

Football: Small School Notebook (Aug. 26, 2016)

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 5:00 am

Brad Everett has this week's Small School Football Notebook. "One team has gone an interesting direction in replacing the player who broke the WPIAL regular-season passing record last season. Let's ...

Football: Mars running back healthy, ready to romp

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 5:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Mars football standout Isaiah Johnson. (Photo: After a disappointing end to last season, Mars running back Isaiah Johnson is off and running once again. Justin K. Aller/For the ...

Recruit Report (Aug. 26, 2016)

Published on Friday, 26 August 2016 5:00 am

Brad Everett has this week's Recruit Report. (Photo: Peters Township's Makenna Marisa is one of several players in the WPIAL's sophomore class getting college looks. Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette) "Latrobe's ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - Clairton's Noah Hamlin

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 5:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Mike White profiles Clairton's Noah Hamlin. Name: Noah Hamlin School: Clairton Year: Senior Height: 5-11 Weight: 160 Pos: WR-QB-DB THE SCOOP Hamlin is Mr. Versatility at ...

Football: 2016 Week 0 schedule with game notes

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 2:00 pm

... as Week 0. Here's a closer look at Week 0 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Friday Non-Conference Allderdice at Altoona, 7 p.m. - Altoona and first-year coach Nick Felus host an Allderdice ...

Football: 2016 Five Things to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 7:00 am

Here are five things to keep an eye on during the 2016 football season. *Most sports were affected by the PIAA realignment, but none have changed so drastically or debated more than the reclassification ...

Football: 2016 WPIAL Conference Alignment

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 7:00 am

The following is the conference alignment for the 2016 WPIAL football season. Class 6A (Northern Seven) Butler, Central Catholic, North Allegheny, Penn Hills, Pine-Richland, Seneca Valley, Shaler (Southeastern) ...

Football: 2016 Dates to Remember

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 7:00 am

Football teams competing in the PIAA are allowed two scrimmages and 10 games during the regular season. Below are important dates to remember. First Practice Date - August 15 First Scrimmage Date - August ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson

Published on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 5:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Brian Batko profiles Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson. Name: Kenny Robinson School: Imani Christian Year: Senior Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Pos: QB-DB THE SCOOP Robinson made ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - Neshannock's Frank Antuono

Published on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 5:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Brian Batko profiles Neshannock's Frank Antuono. Name: Frank Antuono School: Neshannock Year: Senior Height: 6-2 Weight: 230 Pos: QB-LB THE SCOOP There's not much Antuono ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - Thomas Jefferson's Zane Zandier

Published on Monday, 22 August 2016 5:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Mike White profiles Thomas Jefferson's Zane Zandier. Name: Zane Zandier School: Thomas Jefferson Year: Senior Height: 6-3 Weight: 206 Pos: WR-DB THE SCOOP Zandier is a versatile ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - Central Catholic's Kurt Hinish

Published on Sunday, 21 August 2016 4:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Mike White profiles Central Catholic's Kurt Hinish. Name: Kurt Hinish School: Central Catholic Year: Senior Height: 6-3 Weight: 290 Position: OT-DT THE SCOOP Hinish's strength ...

Football: Blue Chip Chat - McKeesport's Curtis Harper

Published on Saturday, 20 August 2016 5:00 am

In today's Blue Chip Chat, Brian Batko profiles McKeesport's Curtis Harper. Name: Curtis Harper School: McKeesport Year: Senior Height: 6-2 Weight: 290 Pos: LG-DT THE SCOOP Harper is a bit of a breakout ...

Football: Class 6A Northern Conference Preview

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 5:00 am

Mike White previews the WPIAL Class 6A Northern Seven Conference. (Photo: Quarterback Troy Fisher will run the Central Catholic offense again this season. Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette) Team to beat ...

Football: Class 6A Southeastern Conference Preview

Published on Friday, 19 August 2016 5:00 am

Mike White previews the WPIAL Class 6A Southeastern Conference. Team to beat Mt. Lebanon — After going 9-2 last season, things are looking up for the Blue Devils again with eight returning starters ...