Football: Game of the Week - Penn-Trafford vs. McKeesport

Published on Friday, 12 September 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen previews the Post-Gazette Game of the Week between Penn-Trafford and McKeesport. "With Gateway no longer competing in the Class AAAA Foothills Conference, it is easy to pinpoint what the ...

Mike White's High School Notebook (Sept.12, 2014)

Published on Friday, 12 September 2014 6:00 am

Here's the latest edition of Mike White's High School Notebook. "Figuring out the last time Pitt got a football recruit from Apollo-Ridge or Kittanning is a head scratcher. So it will be an extremely ...

High School Highlights (Sept. 12, 2014)

Published on Friday, 12 September 2014 6:00 am

Allderdice football team rolls to victory (Photo: Bethel Park's Matt Kotkiewicz, right, focuses on the ball as Central Catholic's Austin Palmer goes to defend early in the first half Thursday at ...

Football: 2014 Week 3 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 3 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Thursday City League Westinghouse (0-2, 0-1) at Allderdice (1-1, 0-0), 7 p.m. – The twin tandem of quarterback James Jackson ...

Football: Senior QB does a lot to aid Central Valley

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles Central Valley football player John George. (Photo: Central Valley quarterback John George avoids a tackle attempt by a Montour defender during the Warriors' opening-game ...

Football: Brother act a hit for Norwin

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles Norwin football players Logan and Peyton Deri. "This era in professional football will likely be remembered for the dominating performances of brothers Peyton and Eli Manning. ...

Football: Meyers delivers for Elizabeth Forward

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

Jordan Greer profiles Elizabeth Forward football player Jake Meyers. "Following a close 14-13 loss at Laurel Highlands in the season opener, it was difficult to see what more Elizabeth Forward senior ...

Football: Pine-Richland suddenly wary of Fox Chapel

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado previews Friday's football game between Pine-Richland and Fox Chapel. (Photo: Pine-Richland's D'ondre Gastion is one of several offensive weapons that quarterback Ben DiNucci has at ...

Football: Knoch goes 2-0, claims conference lead

Published on Thursday, 11 September 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles the Knoch football team. (Photo: Greensburg Salem's Teegan Hahn takes down Knoch's Cody Milsom during action in last Friday's Greater Allegheny Conference game at Offutt Field in ...

Alumni Update: Dillon Buechel (Duquesne)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

YOUNGSTOWN - Duquesne posted 322 second half yards and outscored Youngstown State, 16-3 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome a 28-0 deficit as the Dukes lost to the Penguins, 34-23 ...

Alumni Update - Taran Sifontes-Lavine (Westminster)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Despite leading 24-3 at halftime, the Westminster College football team lost, 30-27, to Hiram in both team's season opener under the lights of Harold Burry Stadium on Saturday. ...

Alumni Update - Ryan Ruffing (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

RyanRuffing rushed 37 times for 150 yards and found the end zone five times to help W&J rally from a 17-7 deficit and earn a 51-17 season-opening win against Wooster. The Thomas Jefferson graduate ...

Alumni Update - Josh Mundell (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

Josh Mundell enjoyed a terrific debut for Waynesburg in Saturday’s 33-0 win over Muskingum. The graduate of nearby Carmichaels intercepted two passes, one of which he returned 41 yards for a touchdown, ...

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

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

Kevin Clarke led IUP's defensive charge with a career-high 13 tackles in his first start as the Crimson Hawks defeated visiting Saint Augustine's 41-19 on Saturday. Clarke, a West Mifflin graduate, ...

Alumni Update - Austin Miele (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:00 pm

Austin Miele had no problems moving up from safety to linebacker. The Mars graduate led the Slippery Rock defense to a 37-26 win over Kutztown that included holding the Golden Bears scoreless for a ...