Football: Junior QB a bright spot for Hempfield

Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles Hempfield quarterback Daniel Walters. "Through the Hempfield Area Spartans disappointing 2-6 season, there has been a silver lining, the consistent play of junior quarterback Daniel ...

Football: Chapla provides a good scoring option for Plum

Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles Plum kicker Jacob Chapla. ""Press the kicking game. Here is where the breaks are made." This old adage, officially the sixth of seven "maxims" Hall of Fame college football coach ...

Football: Mt. Lebanon looking to rally vs. Upper St. Clair

Published on Thursday, 23 October 2014 6:00 am

Jordan Greer profiles the Mt. Lebanon football team. "Following a hot start to the season in which the team won five of its first six games, Mt. Lebanon has lost its past two contests to drop to 5-3 ...

Football: North Top Games - Week 9 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:45 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving North teams in Week 9. Mars (5-3, 4-3) at Hampton (8-0, 7-0), Friday, 7 p.m. - Fridley Field will host to this Greater Allegheny Conference rivalry. Mars ...

Football: South Top Games - Week 9 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:30 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving South teams in Week 9. West Mifflin (6-2, 5-2) at Thomas Jefferson (8-0, 7-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m. – The words "conference champion Thomas Jefferson" have, ...

Football: East Top Games - Week 9 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:15 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving East teams in Week 9. Penn Hills (6-2, 5-1) at Woodland Hills (7-1, 6-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m. – The only thing left in the path of Woodland Hills winning ...

Football: West Top Games - Week 9 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:00 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving West teams in Week 9. West Allegheny (8-0, 7-0) at Central Valley (8-0, 7-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m. - The top two teams in the Parkway Conference as do the ...

Football: South Feature Athlete - McGuffey's James Duchi

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 9:30 am

Name: James Duchi High School: McGuffey Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Duchi rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns to lead McGuffey to a 34-14 win against Waynesburg ...

Football: East Feature Athlete - Woodland Hills' Miles Sanders

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 9:15 am

Name: Miles Sanders High School: Woodland Hills Grade: 11 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Sanders scored three touchdowns – two rushing and one on an 85-yard interception return – to ...

Football: West Feature Athlete - Freedom's Nick Henderson

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 9:00 am

Name: Nick Henderson High School: Freedom Grade: 10 Sport: Football Position: Wide Receiver/Quarterback Background: Nick Henderson has been coming on strong as a receiver, catching five passes last week ...

Football: Fox Chapel slips into Class AAAA playoffs

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 8:45 am

The past few weeks have been pretty exciting for Fox Chapel's football team. The Foxes won three of their last four games, including last week's playoff-clinching 21-0 shutout against Butler. That victory ...

Football: Jet option helping Penn Hills take flight

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 8:15 am

Penn Hills has used the jet option to fly to one of the best records in Class AAAA. If there's another successful flight Friday, Penn Hills could land with a share of the conference title. When Penn ...

Football: Montour wins big non-conference game

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 8:00 am

When the Class AAA Parkway Conference drew the Class AAAA Southeastern Conference for its crossover games, Parkway fans were less than excited. That was for good reason, too, as only West Allegheny and ...

Football: North Week 8 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 7:45 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among North area players in Week 8, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 229 -- Jackson Fitzgerald, Shady Side Academy 170 -- Carrington ...

Football: South Week 8 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 7:30 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among South area players in Week 8, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 214 -- Curtis Moore, South Allegheny 196 -- Malik Wells, Washington ...