Athletes of the Week (Dec. 17, 2015)

Published on Thursday, 17 December 2015 5:00 am

The athletes of the week are Central Catholic football player Bricen Garner and Brownsville basketball player Maris Seto. Maris Seto, Brownsville Last week: Seto, a 5-foot-10 senior, scored a game-high ...

High School Football Notebook (Dec. 14, 2015)

Published on Monday, 14 December 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Football Notebook. "Farrell's objective earlier this year was to re-join the WPIAL and contend for WPIAL championships again. For now, Farrell will play for a PIAA ...

Football: Central Catholic rolls into PIAA final

Published on Sunday, 13 December 2015 5:00 am

Mike White covered Saturday's PIAA Class AAAA semifinal between Central Catholic and Cumberland Valley. "That two-hour bus ride on Route 22 to Altoona does something to this Central Catholic football ...

Football: All-City League team announced

Published on Saturday, 12 December 2015 2:00 pm

Seven players from league champion Brashear highlight the 2015 All-City League team. The Bulls placed four offensive and three defensive players on the team, including defensive back Therran Coleman, ...

Football: Aliquippa reaches PIAA Class AA title game

Published on Saturday, 12 December 2015 5:00 am

Megan Ryan covered Friday's PIAA Class AA semifinal between Aliquippa and Martinsburg Central. (Photo: Aliquippa quarterback Sheldon Jeter looks to throw Friday during the PIAA semifinals against ...

Football: Central Catholic's 'D' gets a taste of wing

Published on Friday, 11 December 2015 5:00 am

Mike White previews Saturday's PIAA Class AAAA semifinal between Central Catholic and Cumberland Valley. "Mike Whitehead knows the prevailing thought of his Cumberland Valley team's chances against Central ...

Fumbler (Dec. 11, 2015)

Published on Friday, 11 December 2015 5:00 am

The Fumbler gives his PIAA semifinal picks. "A lit fireplace. "Frosty the Snowman" on the big screen. Bing Crosby playing in the background. Saturday night, that was the setting when The Fumbler decorated ...

Alumni Update – Shamar Greene (Slippery Rock)

Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015 12:00 pm

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va.– The 10th ranked Slippery Rock University football team saw its storybook season come to end with a 28-16 defeat on the road at No. 5 Shepherd in the NCAA quarterfinals Saturday ...

Football: 2015 PIAA Class AAAA Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 6:00 pm

Sports Town previews Saturday's PIAA Class AAAA semifinal between Central Catholic and Cumberland Valley. Central Catholic (13-1) vs. Cumberland Valley (12-2) at Mansion Park Stadium, Altoona, 1 p.m. ...

Football: 2015 PIAA Class AA Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 6:00 pm

Sports Town previews Friday's PIAA Class AA semifinal between Aliquippa and Martinsburg Central. Aliquippa (14-0) vs. Martinsburg Central (13-1) at Hempfield, 7 p.m. - Two wins away from claiming its ...

High School Football Notebook (Dec. 7, 2015)

Published on Monday, 07 December 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Football Notebook. "Clairton coach Wayne Wade isn't ready to concede that Berlin Brothersvalley is a better team than the Bears — except for one night. Berlin Brothersvalley, ...

Football: QB's late touchdown seals win for Central Catholic

Published on Saturday, 05 December 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes covered Friday's PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinal between Central Catholic and State College. (Photo: Central Catholic quarterback Troy Fisher directs the offense Friday night against State ...

Football: Late interception lifts Aliquippa to semifinals

Published on Saturday, 05 December 2015 5:00 am

Megan Ryan covered Friday's PIAA Class AA quarterfinal between Aliquippa and Karns City. "Kwantel Raines hadn't made an interception since his little league football days playing against Beaver Falls. ...

Football: Thomas Jefferson falls to Cathedral Prep

Published on Saturday, 05 December 2015 5:00 am

John Dudley covered Friday's PIAA Class AAA quarterfinal between Thomas Jefferson and Cathedral Prep. "ERIE, Pa. -- Body on body up front and nearly yard for yard in the box score, Thomas Jefferson matched ...

Football: Early deficit dooms Clairton in PIAA loss

Published on Saturday, 05 December 2015 5:00 am

Despite rolling up 362 yards in total offense, the Clairton Bears' season came to an end with a 35-22 loss to Berlin Brothersvalley in a PIAA Class A quarterfinal game Friday night at Conemaugh Township. ...