Football: WPIAL stars make AP all-state teams

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:00 am

The Associated Press released its all-state football teams Wednesday. Click here to read the story. "Aliquippa came up short in its attempt to win a WPIAL Class AA championship, but the Quips had the ...

Alumni Update: Dion Wiegand (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00 pm

... Stagg Bowl. The D3 Senior Classic has been the premier all-star experience for NCAA Division III football players since its inception in 2009. The D3 Senior Classic brings together some of Division ...

Alumni Update - Tim Kikta (Carnegie Mellon)

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00 pm

... fifth annual D-III Senior Classic Football All-Star game in Salem, Va. on Friday, December 13 while Kikta will take the field on Saturday, December 14 in the American (Aztec) Bowl All-Star Game played ...

Alumni Update - Quindell Dean (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00 pm

LEESBURG, Va. – Slippery Rock University senior football linebacker Quindell Dean was named Thursday as a second-team All-American by Beyond Sports Network and headlined a list of five Rock student-athletes ...

Alumni Update - Joe Laukaitis (Saint Francis)

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00 pm

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Saint Francis senior defensive lineman Joe Laukaitis, an Upper St. Clair graduate, has been selected to participate in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl this Saturday in Myrtle Beach. The ...

Alumni Update - Alex Baroffio (Wash. & Jeff.)

Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 12:00 pm

  WASHINGTON, Pa. - Senior wide receiver/kick returner Alex Baroffio was announced as the 16th American Football Coaches Association All-American in Washington & Jefferson College history on ...

Football: South Fayette rolls to PIAA Class AA title

Published on Monday, 16 December 2013 6:00 am

Post-Gazette writer Craig Meyer covered Sunday's PIAA Class AA championship game between South Fayette and Imhotep Charter. Click here to read his story. (Photo: South Fayette's Logan Sharp scores ...

Football: North Catholic wins first PIAA title

Published on Saturday, 14 December 2013 6:00 am

Post-Gazette writer Craig Meyer covered Friday's PIAA Class A championship game between North Catholic and Old Forge. Click here to read his story. (Photo: North Catholic teammates celebrate their ...

Varsity Xtra: Twenty-five years of the PIAA championships

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

... of the WPIAL football playoffs, but still making the PIAA playoffs while the WPIAL champion stays at home. Imagine a team winning a WPIAL title, but not participating in the PIAA playoffs because its ...

Football: Top 10 PIAA football championship games

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

Post-Gazette writer Mike White lists his Top 10 PIAA football championship games. Click here to read his story. "2003 Manheim Central 39, Pine-Richland 38 (OT) This Class AAA game was played in a snowstorm ...

Football: PIAA Class AA Championship Preview (South Fayette)

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

... state, when many look at Imhotep Charter's football team, they see more than a few similarities to Aliquippa. Aside from the obvious success of both programs this season, they are both fast teams stocked ...

Football: PIAA Class A Championship Preview (North Catholic)

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

Tri-State Sports & News Service writer Brad Everett previews today's PIAA Class A championship game between North Catholic and Old Forge. Click here to read his story. "Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic ...

The Fumbler: PIAA Championship picks

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

The Fumbler has made his PIAA championship picks. Click here to read his story. "It's inevitable that the question will be popped dozens of times this weekend. After all, it always does. As The Fumbler ...

Varsity Notebook (Dec. 13, 2013)

Published on Friday, 13 December 2013 6:00 am

... a standout senior football player at Aliquippa, wanted to make a big deal of his choice. But his school and coaches didn't. Henry decided he wanted to have a news conference. He pulled out the old "hat ...