Football: 2014 Week 8 schedule with game notes

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 1:00 pm

Here's a closer look at Week 8 of the WPIAL and City League football season. Friday WPIAL Class AAAA Foothills Conference Altoona (5-2, 4-2) at Hempfield (2-5, 2-5), 7 p.m. – Altoona's Eli Mencer rushed ...

Football: Plenty at stake for New Brighton, Beaver Falls

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo previews Friday's football game between New Brighton and Beaver Falls. "Beaver Falls usually is considered a favorite when facing New Brighton in football. For the past seven seasons, ...

Football: Allderdice keeps getting better since shaky start

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles the Allderdice football team. (Photo: Allderdice's Tim Jackson picks up yardage against University Prep at Cupples Stadium during a City League game last Friday. Michael Henninger/Post-Gazette) "The ...

Football: Knoch gets back in playoff chase

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado profiles the Knoch football team. "It may have taken seven weeks, but Knoch coach Mike King believes his Knights squad is finally learning how to compete at a high level in the uber-competitive ...

Alumni Update - Ryan Ruffing (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:00 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. ...

Alumni Update - David Folkmire (Grove City)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:00 pm

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College football team dropped a 55-14 decision to visiting Washington & Jefferson Saturday night in Presidents' Athletic Conference action at Robert E. Thorn Field. ...

Football: North Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:45 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving North teams in Week 8. Hollidaysburg (4-3, 3-3) at Mars (4-3, 3-3), Friday, 7 p.m. - Both teams look to rebound from last week's losses in this Greater ...

Football: South Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:30 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving South teams in Week 8. Norwin (5-2, 4-2) at McKeesport (6-1, 5-1), Friday, 7 p.m. – Prior to the season, this might have been projected to be an easy ...

Football: East Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:15 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving East teams in Week 8. Pine-Richland (7-0, 6-0) at Central Catholic (7-0, 5-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m. – Highmark Stadium in Station Square will be the setting ...

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, ...