Xtra Points (May 13, 2016)

Published on Friday, 13 May 2016 5:00 am

... with a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback? It's about a baseball story with the perfect ending. Plum finished the regular season 19-0. The WPIAL playoffs start next week and Plum could accomplish ...

Xtra Points (May 6, 2016)

Published on Friday, 06 May 2016 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. "Clairton football star Lamont Wade had a recruiting plan mapped out for himself. Then someone came along recently and threw a little kink into it. Roll ...

Alumni Update - Tyler Boyd (Pitt)

Published on Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH - Tyler Boyd, the most productive receiver in school history, continued Pitt's rich tradition in the NFL Draft by being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round this evening. ...

Alumni Update - Cory Tucker (Slippery Rock)

Published on Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:00 pm

... American Football Coaches Association. Tucker started 48 straight games at right tackle over the last four years at Slippery Rock, never missing a start after redshirting his first year on campus. He ...

Football: WPIAL rules on transfers of five Ambridge players

Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 5:00 am

Mike White reports on the eligibility rulings on several players who transfered from Ambridge. "Five of the top football players from Ambridge High School have transferred to other schools in the past ...

Football: West loses all-star game in wild fashion

Published on Monday, 02 May 2016 5:00 am

Joe Bendel covered Sunday's Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West Game. "How does one properly assess an all-star football game that featured a botched punt attempt and ...

Move is made to bring PIAA championships to Pittsburgh

Published on Friday, 29 April 2016 5:00 am

Mike White reports on the future of the WPIAL and PIAA championships. "The WPIAL recently announced championship sites for the next school year in a number of sports and the University of Pittsburgh's ...

Boys Tennis: WPIAL doubles champs crowned

Published on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 5:00 am

For Jared Isaacs and Richard Hoffman, it was the championship performance they hoped to have a year ago. For Don and Ryan Gex, it was a repeat championship performance. Those were the story lines from ...

Football: Five of Ambridge's top players have transferred

Published on Friday, 08 April 2016 5:00 am

Mike White reports on the exodus of top football players from Ambridge. "The Ambridge High School football team has taken a hard hit with the recent transfers of five of the Bridgers' top players. A ...

High School Notebook (Mar. 30, 2016)

Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. (Photo: Madison Wiltrout is hoping to possibly compete April 15 in the Latrobe/Hempfield Invitational. Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette) "The best javelin thrower ...

Football: Central Catholic star commits to Notre Dame

Published on Monday, 21 March 2016 5:00 am

The Notre Dame college football team has landed one of the top high school players in the WPIAL junior class. David Adams, a highly-touted linebacker at Central Catholic High School, announced on Twitter ...

High School Notebook (Mar. 2, 2016)

Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. (Photo: Pine-Richland coach Jeff Ackermann hugs Alex Goitz as he comes out of the game against North Hills Saturday in the WPIAL Class AAAA championship ...

High School Notebook (Feb. 17, 2016)

Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 5:00 am

... All 16 do not want what the WPIAL has decided on," said Ed Dalton, football coach and athletic director at McGuffey."  ...

WPIAL announces 2016-17 section, conference alignments

Published on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 5:00 am

With the WPIAL's release Monday of new alignments for all sports, teams know their conference and section opponents for the next school year. But some of the big news in football is what teams will not ...

Football: 2016-17 WPIAL sectional alignments

Published on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 5:00 am

Class 6A: 14 teams Section 1: North Allegheny, Seneca Valley, Butler, Pine-Richland, Shaler, Central Catholic, Penn Hills. Section 2: Hempfield, Norwin, Altoona, Bethel Park, Peters Township, Mt. Lebanon, ...