Football: East Top Games - WPIAL Playoffs: First Round (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:15 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving East teams in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. North Hills (6-3) at Woodland Hills (7-2), Friday, 7:30 p.m. – Two of the top programs in Class AAAA ...

Football: West Top Games - WPIAL Playoffs: First Round (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 10:00 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving West teams in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. Mars (6-3) at Montour (7-2), Friday, 7:30 p.m. - The game features two of the hottest teams that ...

Football: North Feature Athlete - Freeport's Andrew Romanchak

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 9:45 am

Name: Andrew Romanchak High School: Freeport Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Quarterback Background: A 6-foot-2, 190-pound veteran quarterback, Romanchak turned in an impressive individual performance ...

Football: East Feature Athlete - Penn Hills' Billy Kisner

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 9:15 am

Name: Billy Kisner High School: Penn Hills Grade: 11 Sport: Football Position: Quarterback Background: Kisner passed for two touchdowns and engineered a fourth-quarter scoring drive that was the difference ...

Football: West Feature Athlete - Riverside's Ricky Wass

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 9:00 am

Name: Ricky Wass High School: Riverside Grade: 10 Sport: Football Position: Wide receiver Background: Ricky Wass caught nine passes for 109 yards and a TD in Riverside's 52-14 playoff clinching win over ...

Football: Mars surprises Hampton

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 8:45 am

Last week presented a must-win situation for the Mars football team. A win, and the Planets would be in the playoffs. A loss, and the Planets would have to pack up their equipment until next fall. Mars ...

Football: 2014 South WPIAL Playoff Preview

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 8:30 am

For South teams, the next few weeks could be a case of different season, same result. It's become a yearly ritual for South teams to win WPIAL titles. At least one has won a championship every year since ...

Football: 2014 East WPIAL Playoff Preview

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 8:15 am

When filling out your WPIAL playoff bracket, you would be wise to pick at least one East team to make it to the Class AAAA final. It's happened 14 out of the past 15 years, and a deep talent pool of big-school ...

Football: Two West teams finish as they started -- undefeated

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 8:00 am

Two local teams finished the regular season undefeated – Central Valley and Aliquippa. Although there was a time that an undefeated season was almost a lock to get a top seed in the playoffs, that isn't ...

Football: North Week 9 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 7:45 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among North area players in Week 9, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 174 -- Elijah Jackson, Highlands 126 -- Connor Slomka, Pine-Richland ...

Football: South Week 9 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 7:30 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among South area players in Week 9, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 253 -- Chacar Berry, Ringgold 224 -- Quinten Hill, Thomas Jefferson ...

Football: East Week 9 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 7:15 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among East area players in Week 9, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 157 -- Jacob Ross, Franklin Regional 137 -- Deon Smith, East ...

Football: New Brighton will be short-handed in playoff opener

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 7:00 am

After facing a tough conference schedule that included trips to tough conference foes Beaver Falls and Aliquippa, and a brutal non-conference trip to undefeated Washington, New Brighton draws the unenviable ...

Alumni Update - Andy Borgen (Saint Vincent)

Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 5:00 am

Andy Borgen put together his best performance of the season on Saturday, combining for five touchdowns (three rushing, two passing) to lead the Bearcats to a thrilling 38-31 come-from-behind victory over ...

Alumni Update - Joe Phillips (Slippery Rock)

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 7:17 pm

Joe Phillips led Slippery Rock to a 31-21 victory over IUP, as The Rock held the Crimson Hawks to just 26 rushing yards. Phillips notched 4.5 tackles for loss for 20 yards, including three sacks. He also ...

Alumni Update - Eddie Mateo (Bloomsburg)

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 7:14 pm

Eddie Mateo of No. 8 Bloomsburg recorded the fifth-most single game rushing yards in school history in a 41-10 win over No. 7 West Chester. His 269 yards on the ground made him the eighth Husky to record ...

Alumni Update - Malcolm Hill (Geneva College)

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 7:07 pm

Malcolm Hill returned a second quarter interception 30 yards for a touchdown, which proved to be the impetus Geneva needed to upend visiting Bethany 20-14. Hill's interception returned for a score, ...

Football: 2014 WPIAL Playoffs at a Glance

Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 2:30 pm

WPIAL Class AAAA Championship: Nov. 21 (at Heinz Field) Semifinals: Nov. 14 or 15 Quarterfinals: Nov. 7 or 8 First Round: Oct. 31 (all games are at 7:30 p.m.) Connellsville (3-6) at Pine-Richland (9-0) ...