Football: West Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:00 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving West teams in Week 8. New Brighton (5-2, 5-1) at Beaver Falls (6-1, 5-1), Friday, 7 p.m. - Both teams enter the game with 5-1 records in the Midwestern ...

Football: North Feature Athlete - P.J. Fulmore, North Catholic

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:45 am

Name: P.J. Fulmore High School: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: A 5-foot-8, 190-pound star running back, Fulmore rushed for 211 yards and a touchdown ...

Football: South Feature Athlete - Lamont Wade, Clairton

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:30 am

Name: Lamont Wade High School: Clairton Grade: 10 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Wade has posted some ridiculous numbers the past two games for Class A No. 2-ranked Clairton (7-0, ...

Football: East Feature Athlete - Peyton Deri, Norwin

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:15 am

Name: Peyton Deri High School: Norwin Grade: 11 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Deri rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns in leading Norwin to a 28-12 win against Connellsville ...

Football: North teams clinch playoff berths

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:45 am

Eight teams from the Post-Gazette's North coverage area already have clinched spots in either the WPIAL or City League playoffs. This week, however, still presents an opportunity for a handful of other ...

Football: Clairton ready for Monessen

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:30 am

Clairton coach Wayne Wade won't have to give a "rah-rah" speech to try to pump up his team before Friday night's game at Monessen. This is a game the Bears have been looking forward to for more than a ...

Football: Mount Pleasant standout putting up big numbers

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:15 am

When Mount Pleasant coach Bo Ruffner calls a running play for Trevor Salopek, he likely knows a big gain will directly follow. It doesn't take Salopek many carries to rack up big yardage. In his past ...

Football: Beaver's Wise shines in return

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:00 am

Beaver Area super sophomore Darius Wise missed a couple of games because of an injury and was anxious to return to action this past week against Laurel. However, he had to wait even longer as the Bobcats ...

Football: North Week 7 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:45 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among North area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 211 -- P.J. Fulmore, North Catholic 168 -- Ryan McGrath, Deer ...

Football: South Week 7 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:30 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among South area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 289 -- Lamont Wade, Clairton 245 -- Dewayne Murray, Steel Valley ...

Football: East Week 7 Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:15 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among East area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 245 -- Clay Waldron, Yough 167 -- Trevor Salopek, Mount Pleasant ...

Football: OLSH explodes for first win

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:00 am

Entering last Friday's game with Bishop Canevin, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart was averaging just over two touchdowns per game and had scored just six touchdowns in its previous four games combined. The ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Johnson (Thiel)

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:46 pm

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster Titans jumped out to a 31-0 lead Saturday and held on for a 40-28 victory over the Thiel Tomcats at Harold Burry Stadium in New Wilmington, Pa. After falling ...

Alumni Update - Dylan Jones (Geneva)

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:27 pm

BEAVER FALLS - Two weeks after five turnovers in the second half cost Geneva a win at Carnegie Mellon, three first half turnovers dug a hole the Golden Tornadoes couldn’t climb out of. Thomas More built ...

Alumni Update - Nathan Stone (Duquesne)

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:20 pm

Duquesne freshman linebacker Nathan Stone has been named the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week. Just days after appearing on the Jerry Rice Award Watch List, Stone went on register 11 tackles ...

Alumni Update - Jesse Zubik (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:13 pm

DANBURY, Conn. -- Two Washington & Jefferson football players earned their second Eastern College Athletic Conference honors of the season after the No. 18/20 Presidents topped Grove City, 55-14. ...

WPIAL rules Aliquippa football and basketball star eligible

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 6:00 am

... Monday that the transfer of multi-sport star Stephon McGinnis from Ambridge to Aliquippa was not made for athletic reasons and that the senior is immediately eligible to play football and basketball for ...

High School Football Notebook (Oct. 13, 2014)

Published on Monday, 13 October 2014 6:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Football Notebook. "Frank Fabian needed a new quarterback, so he decided to call on, of all players, a 5-foot-6, 138-pound kid who used to be a slotback. A number ...

High School Highlights (Oct. 12, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 12 October 2014 5:00 am

McGuffey running back hits milestone in win James Duchi rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown and, in the process, surpassed 4,000 career rushing yards as McGuffey had little trouble defeating Burgettstown, ...

Golf: Western regional up next for WPIAL boys

Published on Saturday, 11 October 2014 10:00 am

Twelve berths in the PIAA Class AAA championships and 22 more in the Class AA field are at stake when the WPIAL sends its best golfers to Tuesday's PIAA Western Regional championships on Tuesday at Tom's ...