Football: West Allegheny pair enjoying the Big 33 experience

Published on Friday, 19 June 2015 5:00 am

... in the annual Big 33 football all-star game. So, when Armand Dellovade was chosen this year, the Indians Bob Palko, a coaching alumnus from the 2005 game, decided to have a little fun with his player. ...

Football: Burrell chooses alumnus as coach

Published on Friday, 19 June 2015 5:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles new Burrell football coach Dave Bellinotti. "More than likely, when a high school football team has a winless season, the head coaching job could be imperiled. Last year Burrell ...

Football: Penn Hills's Ames selected to Big 33 Classic

Published on Friday, 19 June 2015 5:00 am

... play in the Big 33 Football Classic. "I had no idea that I was even being considered," said Ames, who recently graduated from Penn Hills High School. "I was completely shocked." Ames, a 6-foot-2, 285-pound ...

Football: Moon's new boss set to go

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles new Moon football coach Brendan Hathaway. "When the high school football season commences, there will be a new face patrolling the sidelines for the Moon Area High School Tigers. ...

Football: Monessen's Salvino is also 'top dog' in football

Published on Friday, 12 June 2015 6:00 am

Mike White profiles new Monessen football coach Joe Salvino. "If there were a rallying cry for the basketball and football teams at Monessen High School, it might now be "Go Greyhounds – and leave the ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Martin (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– The Slippery Rock University football team has been ranked in the Division II preseason top-25 poll by both Sporting News and Lindy's and sophomore defensive end Marcus Martin has ...

High School Notebook (June 4, 2015)

Published on Thursday, 04 June 2015 6:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "One of the best pitching matchups of the high school baseball season shapes up as friends becoming foes. Although Knoch's Connor Shinsky and Montour's ...

Alumni Update - Tyler Boyd (Pitt)

Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH--The Pitt offense will feature two dynamic All-Americans in 2015 according to national college football expert Phil Steele.   Steele released his preseason All-America squads today ...

Alumni Update - Kevin Clarke (Indiana University of Pa.)

Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:00 pm

... Technology Charter); football junior Kevin Clarke; men's golf junior Kenneth Sames; baseball senior Ryan Uhl; women's soccer senior Brittney Kuhns; women's basketball senior Lindsay Stamp; women's tennis ...

High School Notebook (June 2, 2015)

Published on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "For Jim Rocco, it's time to try a different Penn. Rocco was named the boys basketball coach at Penn-Trafford High School Monday night. He was the coach ...

High School Notebook (May 6, 2015)

Published on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Mt. Lebanon baseball coach Patt McCloskey says he gets some motivation from one of his assistant coaches. That assistant answers to "Dad." Ed McCloskey, ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 19, 2015)

Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 4:00 am

... are excelling. They are offspring of a family of athletes at Fox Chapel High School in the 1970s and 1980s. Gene, Ivan, Jerry and Chris Thorpe played football, basketball and ran track. They also have ...

Football: South Park's Loughran decides to move on

Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 6:00 am

Mike White profiles former South Park football coach Tom Loughran, who recently retired. "Tom Loughran and his wife, "Dink," will soon move into a new house they are building in Oakmont. Last week, ...

Varsity Xtra: High-Tech Hoops

Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 5:00 am

... in basketball and football. Coaches and players can pull up video of a game on their smartphone, examine statistical graphs and shot charts, cut highlight videos on the Internet. For sure, high school ...

Varsity Notebook (Feb. 6, 2015)

Published on Friday, 06 February 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Varsity Notebook. "After a surge in Division I-A college football recruiting a year ago, the WPIAL saw an extremely shallow talent pool once again this year. Wednesday was ...

Alumni Update - Taylor Cortazzo (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 12:00 pm

WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson used a balanced attack with 14 different players scoring to cruise to an 82-51 win over Chatham. With the win, the Presidents improve to 15-4 overall ...

Alumni Update - Darrelle Revis (Pittsburgh)

Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 12:00 pm

Pitt product Darrelle Revis, long recognized as one of the finest cornerbacks in the game, perhaps cemented his legacy as an all-time great when his New England Patriots topped the Seattle Seahawks, ...

Varsity Xtra: Cornell's Jackson dazzles in two sports

Published on Friday, 30 January 2015 5:00 am

In this week's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White profiles Cornell basketball player Dane Jackson. "Tiny Cornell High School in Coraopolis is the third-smallest public school in WPIAL boys basketball. ...