Alumni Update - Dominique McKinley (Westminster)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 12:00 pm

BETHANY, W. Va. – The Westminster College football team won, 38-9, over Bethany College on the road in its Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) opener on Saturday. Westminster improved to 3-0 on ...

Alumni Update - Brent Blacharczyk (Waynesburg)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 12:00 pm

WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Waynesburg University football team returned to John F. Wiley Stadium on Saturday after playing the last two weeks on the road. The Yellow Jackets battled one of the top teams ...

Alumni Update - Rushel Shell (West Virginia)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 12:00 pm

LANDOVER, Md. - In a game full of turnovers and mistakes, Maurice Fleming’s interception on the WVU two-yard line with a minute left preserved West Virginia’s 35-32 victory over hard-luck BYU here at ...

The Fumbler (Sept. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 am

The Fumbler gives his picks for the Week 5 games. "How about that debate Monday night? Watch the Pirates play the Cubs or the Saints take on the Falcons? Not an easy call. It was one The Fumbler ...

Football: Big School Notebook (Sept. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 am

Brian Batko has this week's Big School Football Notebook. (Photo: Quarterback Mike Fine has helped lead Belle Vernon to an unbeaten season so far, but the toughest tests are yet to come. John Heller/Post-Gazette) ...

Football: Small School Notebook (Sept. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 am

Brad Everett has this week's Small School Football Notebook. (Photo: Coach Ron Sciarro and his Riverside team have made big strides defensively. Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette) "There are 17 unbeaten ...

Xtra Points (Sept. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 am

... games like North Hills-Gateway in football, or Beaver Falls-Aliquippa in basketball. Add Beaver-Keystone Oaks, Alex Smith and Darius Wise to the list. I don't know if people fully comprehend how truly ...

Athletes of the Week (Sept. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 September 2016 5:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are Keystone Oaks football player Alex Smith and Freedom soccer player Michaela Watkins. ALEX SMITH, Keystone Oaks football Last week: It's not often a player is named ...

Football: 2016 Week 5 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016 8:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 5 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Thursday City League Perry (2-2, 1-1) at Brashear (1-3, 1-1), 7 p.m. - Perry is coming off a 28-7 win against Carrick, while ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Johnson (Slippery Rock)

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– The 10th ranked Slippery Rock University football team extended the nation's longest active home winning streak to 19 games with a 34-13 victory over Gannon University Saturday night ...

Alumni Update - Cody Wagner (Thiel)

Published on Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:00 pm

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The Thiel Tomcats were unable to spoil the Geneva Golden Tornadoes' homecoming as they dropped a 35-27 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) decision Saturday afternoon. Cody Wagner, ...

Alumni Update - Doug Altavilla (Mercyhurst)

Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 12:00 pm

ERIE, Pa. -- The Mercyhurst football team suffered a 35-34 loss to Clarion in heart-breaking fashion during a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division contest on Saturday at Tullio Field ...

Football: East Feature Athlete - Derry’s Tyler Balega

Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:30 am

Name: Tyler Balega School: Derry Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Running back/Safety Background: Balega's coach compares him to Stanford star Christian McCaffery because of his versatility and explosiveness. ...

Football: South Feature Athlete - Brentwood’s Dorian Bowie

Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:30 am

Name: Dorian Bowie School: Brentwood Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Wide receiver/Running back/Defensive back Background: Bowie rushed for 163 yards and five touchdowns and completed both of his ...

Football: North Feature Athlete - Springdale's Ben Sowinski

Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:30 am

Name: Ben Sowinski School: Springdale Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Fullback Background: A 6-foot, 204-pound senior, Sowinski helped guide Springdale to a 57-28 shakedown last week against Leechburg. ...

Football: East Top Games - Week 5 (2016)

Published on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 8:00 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving East teams in Week 5. Pine-Richland (4-1, 2-0) vs. Central Catholic (4-1, 3-0) at Highmark Stadium, Friday, 7:30 p.m. - This has been one of the season's ...