Football: Penn-Trafford grad has key role at Seton Hill

Published on Thursday, 28 August 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles Penn-Trafford grad Tyler Zimmer, who now plays football at Seton Hill. "Tyler Zimmer has received plenty of accolades since he arrived on the Seton Hill University campus after transferring ...

Football: 2014 North Season Preview

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:00 am

Expect to see a handful of high school football teams from the Post-Gazette's Northern coverage area make an impact in the WPIAL standings this season. The Northern Eight Conference always seems to produce ...

Football: 2014 South Season Preview

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 9:50 am

Upper St. Clair could be flying under the radar a bit in Class AAAA. The Panthers don't have any big stars and aren't favored to win the Southeastern Conference, but veteran coach Jim Render's teams should ...

Football: 2014 East Season Preview

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 9:40 am

Woodland Hills and Central Catholic met for last year's WPIAL Class AAAA championship and begin this season as the top-two ranked teams in the class. Central Catholic topped Woodland Hills, 27-7, last ...

Football: 2014 West Season Preview

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 9:30 am

Last year, teams from the West were represented at three WPIAL Championship games at Heinz Field (there are no local AAAA teams) but brought home only one gold medal – West Allegheny in Class AAA. Central ...

Football: 2014 North Players to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 9:00 am

Here are some football players to watch from the North area this season. Ben DiNucci, Pine-Richland, Sr., QB – A Penn recruit, DiNucci ranked among the WPIAL's top quarterbacks as a junior after throwing ...

Football: 2014 South Players to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 8:30 am

Here are some football players to watch from the South area this season. Doug Altavilla, Baldwin, Sr., QB – Four-year starter threw for 1,705 yards and 21 touchdowns last season. Sterling Jenkins, Baldwin, ...

Football: 2014 East Players to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 8:00 am

Here are some football players to watch from the East area this season. James Jackson, Allderdice, Jr., QB – "Twinsanity" made headlines on the hardwood. Now it hits the turf. James is the arm of the ...

Football: 2014 West Players to Watch

Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 7:30 am

Here are some football players to watch from the West area this season. Patrick Anderson, Aliquippa, WR/DB, 6-3, 184, Sr. - Big play receiver in a big play offense, Anderson scored eight touchdowns on ...

Blue Chip Chat with North Catholic's P.J. Fulmore

Published on Monday, 25 August 2014 6:00 am

... the second half of the season at quarterback. Fulmore's touchdown and ensuing 2-point run gave North Catholic a 15-14 overtime win in the PIAA title game. It was the school's first PIAA football championship. ...

High School Notebook (Aug. 24, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 24 August 2014 5:00 am

Here's today's edition of Mike White's High School Notebook. "Upper St. Clair has hopes of pulling off a first in boys soccer — win three consecutive PIAA titles. But the Panthers will have to do it ...

Blue Chip Chat with Ringgold's Nico Law

Published on Sunday, 24 August 2014 5:00 am

Mike White talks with Ringgold quarterback Nico Law in today's edition of Blue Chip Chat. DATA Year: Senior Height: 6-0 Weight: 180 Pos: QB/DB THE SCOOP Law is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks ...

Blue Chip Chat with Pine-Richland's Ben DiNucci

Published on Saturday, 23 August 2014 6:00 am

... moved to Columbus, Ohio, for a while, then to the Pine-Richland district. He didn't play football until seventh grade and also starts on Pine-Richland's basketball team.  ...

Alumni Update - Darren Massey (Edinboro)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

EDINBORO, Pa. – Four Edinboro football players in all have been named to a pair of preseason All-American squads. Cody Harris (Waldo, Oh./Marion Pleasant), Ben Eisel (Salem, Oh./ Salem), Darren Massey ...

Alumni Update -Matt Duffey (Saint Vincent)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

LATROBE, Pa. – A pair of Saint Vincent College football players recently were recognized by the USA Football Network, Inc. as members on its 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America ...

Alumni Update - Scott Barnyak (Carnegie Mellon)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

Scott Barnyak, a Penn-Trafford graduate, was named PAC Offensive Player of the Year in 1989. That same year, the Tartans won their seventh PAC title. He ranks fourth on school's all-time rushing charts ...

Alumni Update - Rich Lackner (Carnegie Mellon)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

Rich Lackner, a Mt. Lebanon graduate, was a four-year starter for the Tartans. During his four years, he was a three-time All-PAC selection as well as the PAC's 1976 Defensive Player of the Year. In ...

Alumni Update - Ken Murawski (Carnegie Mellon)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

Ken Murawski, a Baldwin graduate, was a three-year starter and four-year letter winner for the Tartans. During his four seasons, Carnegie Mellon compiled a 34-5-1 record and won three PAC titles (1978, ...

Alumni Update - Mike Shansky (Edinboro)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

EDINBORO, Pa. – Four Edinboro football players in all have been named to a pair of preseason All-American squads. Cody Harris (Waldo, Oh./Marion Pleasant), Ben Eisel (Salem, Oh./ Salem), Darren Massey ...

Alumni Update - Zach Hayward (Geneva)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

... of the conference’s sports. The PAC's 60th anniversary football team features 15 schools, has 49 "automatic" selections and 11 "at-large" selections. Over 60 "at-large" nominations were put forward ...