WPIAL Class AAAA Football Roundup (Sept. 27, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014 6:00 am

Penn Hills rolls over Baldwin Doug Altavilla had a breakout game as he totaled 473 yards of total offense and five touchdowns, but it wasn't enough as Penn Hills (4-1, 4-0) pulled away in the second half ...

WPIAL Class AAA Football Roundup (Sept. 27, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014 6:00 am

West Allegheny wins late against Montour West Allegheny drove 56 yards on eight plays and scored with 33 seconds left on a 13-yard run by Terence Stephens to pull out a narrow 21-14 Parkway Conference ...

WPIAL Class AA Football Roundup (Sept. 27, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014 6:00 am

Second-half rally lifts Washington over Mount Pleasant Washington scored four second-half touchdowns to pull away from visiting Mount Pleasant, 34-15, Friday night in a showdown for first place in the ...

WPIAL Class A Football Roundup (Sept. 27, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014 6:00 am

Carmichaels bounces back against California Carmichaels (2-3, 2-2) rebounded from a tough loss last week to defeat California (0-5, 0-4), 34-22, Friday night at home. Coty Allen scored the first two ...

City League Football Roundup (Sept. 27, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 27 September 2014 6:00 am

Allderdice runs past Carrick James Jackson and Akeem Muhammed each ran for two touchdowns to lead Allderdice to a convincing 48-7 City League victory against Carrick Friday at Cupples Stadium. Muhammed ...

Varsity Xtra - Rare Gems

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

... Tipton was in junior high and thinking about his future, he couldn't help but think about those people who had been in his ear, telling him if he ever wanted to play major-college football, he couldn't ...

Varsity Notebook (Sept. 26, 2014)

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Varsity Notebook. "Glenn McDougal is a wingman at heart and now he has South Side Beaver flying high again. McDougal is in his third season of his second stint as South Side ...

Football: Game of the Week - North Hills vs. Pine-Richland

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

Craig Meyer previews the Game of the Week, North Hills vs. Pine-Richland. "In two years under coach Eric Kasperowicz, the numbers produced by the Pine-Richland offense have spoken for themselves. The ...

The Fumbler: The quality of mercy strains him

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

... it has nothing to do with the actual hospital. It's called "the mercy rule." And, just like eating hot dogs and buying a program, it's become a part of The Fumbler's Friday night football routine. Four ...

Recruit Report (Sept. 26, 2014)

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Recruit Report. "Jordan Whitehead plans to make his college decision a week from today, but even those close to him don't know what he is thinking. Whitehead is a Central ...

High School Highlights (Sept. 26, 2014)

Published on Friday, 26 September 2014 6:00 am

Brashear football team rolls to win (Photo: Upper St. Clair's Shayne Sibley (23) sets up his first goal of the game against Chartiers Valley Thusrday night. John Heller/Post-Gazette) Ty Powe rushed ...

Football: 2014 Week 5 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 5 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Thursday City League Perry (1-3, 1-1) vs. Brashear (1-3, 0-2), 7 p.m. – Perry's Moses Giles rushed for a touchdown and returned ...

Football: Knoch poses test for undefeated Hampton

Published on Thursday, 25 September 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado previews Friday's football game between Knoch and Hampton. (Photo: Knoch's Ryan Grossman hauls in a pass for a first down against Greensburg Salem. Peter Diana/Post-Gazette) "Hampton ...

Football: Belle Vernon, West Mifflin in Big 9 battle

Published on Thursday, 25 September 2014 6:00 am

Jordan Greer previews Friday's football game between Belle Vernon and West Mifflin. "While Thomas Jefferson continues to dominate atop the Big Nine Conference, there are five teams below the Jaguars ...