Football: New Brighton has big comeback

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 8:00 am

In a clash of unbeatens at New Brighton's Oak Hill Field, Beaver Area took control early, building a 27-10 lead in the second quarter. The Bobcats first team defense had entered the game not allowing a ...

Football: North Week 4 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:45 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among North area players in Week 4, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing‭ (‬yards‭) 265 -- Derek McGrath, Deer Lakes 213 -- Elijah Jackson, Highlands ...

Football: South Week 4 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:30 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among South area players in Week 4, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 237 -- Austin Kemp, Thomas Jefferson 196 -- Chacar Berry, Ringgold ...

Football: East Week 4 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:15 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among East area players in Week 4, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 197 -- Miles Sanders, Woodland Hills 187 -- Brett Zanotto, Franklin ...

Football: Burgettstown ends 24-game losing streak

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 7:00 am

When Charleroi took a late 26-21 lead over Burgettstown on Friday night, loyal Blue Devils fans had to be thinking, here we go again. But that didn't happen. Instead Burgettstown ended a 24-game losing ...

Football: Canon-McMillan's Codor resigns as coach

Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014 6:00 am

Mike White reports that Canon-McMillan football coach Ron Coder has resigned. "The WPIAL football season hasn't reached the halfway mark, but two coaches already have walked away from their jobs. Ron ...

High School Football Notebook (Sept. 22, 2014)

Published on Monday, 22 September 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Football Notebook. "Of course, Ben DiNucci isn't perfect. But he's about as close as they come among WPIAL quarterbacks. DiNucci is a senior quarterback at Pine-Richland ...

High School Highlights (Sept. 21, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 21 September 2014 5:00 am

Butler football team runs past Shaler Butler did not complete a pass, but racked up 430 yards on the ground Saturday to rout host Shaler, 42-7, in the Class AAAA Northern Eight Conference. Lucas Dubyak ...

Football: Apollo-Ridge rolls past Shady Side Academy

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Mike White covered Friday's football game between Shady Side Academy and Apollo-Ridge. (Photo: Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton gets by Shady Side Academy's Eric Yoest Friday night at Michael J. Farrell ...

Football: Mathis sparks Penn Hills' win against Mt. Lebanon

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Craig Meyer covered Friday's football game between Penn Hills and Mt. Lebanon. "As the Penn Hills players left their locker room Friday night after a 41-21 victory against Mt. Lebanon, two assistant ...

WPIAL Class AAAA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

North Hills recovers to remain unbeaten Nick Santucci scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter and Jacob Seiler hit the all-important extra point as undefeated North Hills (4-0, 3-0) came from behind ...

WPIAL Class AAA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Ringgold tops West Mifflin Chacar Berry and Nico Law each rushed for two touchdowns to lead Ringgold to a 40-6 road upset of West Mifflin Friday night in the Big Nine Conference. West Mifflin (3-1, 2-1) ...

WPIAL Class AA Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Big rally carries New Brighton In a span of 18:09 Friday night, New Brighton turned what seemed to be a convincing loss into a convincing win and, in the process, shook up the WPIAL Class AA rankings ...

WPIAL Class A Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

Avonworth remains unbeaten Avonworth might not be ranked among the top five teams in Class A, but the Antelopes have made a strong case for joining the WPIAL elite. Avonworth remained perfect with a victory ...

City League Football Roundup (Sept. 20, 2014)

Published on Saturday, 20 September 2014 6:00 am

University Prep QB scores big Ron Brown threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead University Prep to a 46-26 win against Perry in a City League game Friday at Cupples Stadium. Brown, completed ...

Varsity Xtra: Saturday football games become a rarity

Published on Friday, 19 September 2014 5:00 am

In this week's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White reports that playing high school football games on Saturday afternoons has become a rarity. (Photo: Riverview kicks off the game against Monessen ...