Football: South Fayette advances to PIAA championship

Published on Sunday, 07 December 2014 5:00 am

Keith Barnes covered Saturday's PIAA Class AA semifinal between South Fayette and Hickory. (Photo: South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh passed for 140 yards Saturday in Slippery Rock to become ...

Football: Mighty Clairton runs into state final

Published on Saturday, 06 December 2014 5:00 am

Mike White covered Friday's game between Clairton and Sharpsville. (Photo: Clairton's Lamont Wade is tackled by Sharpsville's George Keck during a PIAA Class A semifinal at North Allegheny High School. ...

Football: Central Valley gains berth in state finals

Published on Saturday, 06 December 2014 5:00 am

Keith Barnes covered Friday's game between Central Valley and Bishop McDevitt. "ALTOONA — Bishop McDevitt made it a point to avoid kicking the ball to Central Valley speedster Jordan Whitehead. Two ...

Football: Central Valley senior gets warm reception

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles the Central Valley football team. (Photo: Central Valley's B.J. Powell pulls in a pass in front of West Allegheny's Tyler Scanlon in the first half of the WPIAL Class AAA ...

Football: When needed, senior QB lifts Clairton

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles the Clairton football team. (Photo: Ryan Williams had a field day against Berlin Brothersvalley, completing 20 of 30 passes for 346 yards and six touchdowns. John Heller/Post-Gazette) "It ...

Football: Hayes gives South Fayette punch on ground

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles the South Fayette football team. "Each year the path to a championship will often form a completely new identity, but not necessarily in the case of South Fayette football. On ...

Football: Pine-Richland's season to remember rolls on

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles the Pine-Richland football team. (Photo: Pine-Richland's Michael Merhaut intercepts a ball intended for State College's Brandon Clark Saturday afternoon at Mansion Park Stadium ...

The Fumbler: His juggling act sees a WPIAL sweep

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 5:00 am

... juggling multiple tasks, a skill that will come in handy this weekend as the PIAA football semifinals and the start of the high school basketball season intertwine. The Fumbler's goal is to attend two ...

Football: Running back is lost in South Fayette's passing offense

Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014 5:00 am

Brad Everett previews the PIAA Class AA semifinals. (Photo: South Fayette Hunter Hayes breaks a tackle by Seton LaSalle's Dequay Broadwater to pick up a first down in a game in October. John Heller/Post-Gazette) "South ...

Football: Clairton's attack goes beyond 1 or 2 players

Published on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 5:00 am

Craig Meyer previews the PIAA Class A semifinals. "There are few, if any, people more familiar with Clairton football than Wayne Wade. A graduate and former player, Wade played a crucial role in helping ...

High School Football Notebook (Dec. 1, 2014)

Published on Monday, 01 December 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's high school football notebook. "Lou Cerro is back as Montour High School's athletic director — and he also is staying as football coach. Cerro returned to his athletic director's ...

Football: Pine-Richland advances in PIAA playoffs

Published on Sunday, 30 November 2014 5:00 am

Mike White covered Saturday's game between Pine-Richland and State College. (Photo: Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci carries as he looks for room around State College's Jonathan Seighman in ...

Football: Central Valley keeps rolling in the playoffs

Published on Saturday, 29 November 2014 5:00 am

Mike White covered Friday's game between Central Valley and Conneaut. (Photo: Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead carries for a touchdown against Conneaut Friday night at Newman Stadium. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) "A ...

Football: Hayes leads South Fayette to win

Published on Saturday, 29 November 2014 5:00 am

... a good job of adjusting and getting to the run game. I'm just proud of these guys. To win 30 straight football games is pretty special." Hayes had 113 yards and two touchdowns on runs of 1 and 9 yards ...