Football: Bethel Park's Grimm leads South players into Big 33

Published on Thursday, 12 June 2014 6:00 am

... pounds in fourth grade. By sixth grade, he was already 6 feet tall. Playing football for the final time before he heads to college, Grimm will do it big again Saturday when he takes part in the Big 33 ...

Football: Lack of star power won't slow Big 33

Published on Thursday, 12 June 2014 5:00 am

Mike White previews the Big 33 Classic. "The big story for the Big 33 Football Classic this year might not be who is playing, but rather who is not playing. The 57th annual Big 33 will be held Saturday ...

Football: Big 33 Classic set for Saturday

Published on Wednesday, 11 June 2014 7:00 am

The Big 33 Classic has long been one of the most well-known high school football all-star games in the country. Just a few days from now, a group of WPIAL standouts will be a part of it. Nine WPIAL players ...

Football: Former Allderdice star signs with Bengals

Published on Monday, 09 June 2014 8:15 pm

Allderdice graduate Will Clarke recently signed a rookie contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. Clarke, who also starred at West Virginia University, agreed to a four-year contract with the Bengals, who ...

Football: Mercyhurst honors Thomas Jefferson grad Haberstock

Published on Thursday, 05 June 2014 6:00 am

... help but overhear an occasional roar from the stands on Friday nights in the fall. He doesn't usually go to Thomas Jefferson football games anymore, but he still follows the team that plays its home ...

High School Notebook (June 1, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 01 June 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's edition of High School Notebook. "Winning a WPIAL title with an undefeated record put the California baseball team into some elite company. Now comes the really hard task that ...

Football: Baldwin's Jenkins picks Penn State

Published on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 5:00 am

Mike White reports that Baldwin offensive lineman Sterling Jenkins verbally committed to Penn State on Tuesday. "Sterling Jenkins visited Penn State for a game against Michigan in 2013. Both teams were ...

High School Notebook (May 6, 2014)

Published on Tuesday, 06 May 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "One of the most-heavily recruited football players in the WPIAL class of 2015 will announce his college choice today, and he is expected to pick Penn State. ...

High School Notebook (May 5, 2014)

Published on Monday, 05 May 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "One of the top basketball players in the WPIAL has decided to play at Robert Morris. Elijah Minnie, a 6-foot-8 senior forward who helped Lincoln Park win ...

High School Highlights (May 2, 2014)

Published on Friday, 02 May 2014 6:00 am

Pine-Richland baseball eclipses Moon again Pine-Richland had been the only baseball team to defeat Moon this season. Thursday, the Rams did it again. Andrew Nussbaum drove in the winning run with a ...

Football: Perry hires Wright as its new football coach

Published on Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:25 pm

Perry has named its new football coach. Ken Wright confirmed this afternoon that he will take over the head coaching duties at Perry. Wright, the former head coach at Langley, replaces Bill ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 30, 2014)

Published on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's edition of High School Notebook. "David Burkes is known as "Ernie," a nickname given to him by his father. By any name, Burkes is one unusual athlete. Three-sport high school ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 24, 2014)

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's edition of High School Notebook. "The PIAA is taking steps that would pretty much stop boys from playing on girls sports teams. PIAA executive director Bob Lombardi was in Pittsburgh ...

Football: Veteran Perry coach resigns

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 5:00 am

Post-Gazette writer Mike White reports that Bill Gallagher has resigned as Perry's football coach. Click here to read his story. "You need two hands to count the number of City League football championships ...

Football: Nola installed as Gateway coach

Published on Thursday, 20 February 2014 4:59 am

... a heavy heart and a re-energized spirit. Nola, who coached the Clairton High School football team to national prominence, officially was named the new coach at Gateway Wednesday night. He leaves Clairton ...