Football: Longtime McKeesport coach retires

Published on Friday, 15 January 2016 6:00 am

Mike White profiles recently retired McKeesport football coach George Smith. "It began in the 1970s when he was a graduate assistant at North Carolina State under Lou Holtz, earning a masters degree ...

Football: Holl named new Gateway coach

Published on Thursday, 14 January 2016 4:59 am

Mike White reports that Don Holl has been named the new football coach at Gateway. "When Don Holl resigned as Seneca Valley High School's football coach after the 2014 season, he thought he would be ...

Football: Seton-LaSalle star transfers to Steel Valley

Published on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 5:00 am

Mike White reports that football standout Paris Ford has transferred from Seton-LaSalle to Steel Valley. "Paris is changing colors. Seton-LaSalle football star Paris Ford, ranked among the top 100 ...

High School Highlights (Jan. 9, 2016)

Published on Saturday, 09 January 2016 5:00 am

Woodland Hills rallies for victory Woodland Hills needed to come up with a big win or its WPIAL Class AAAA playoff hopes would start to wane before the second half of the season begins next week. Not ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 7, 2016)

Published on Thursday, 07 January 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "This past season, Mc-Keesport High School named its football field after coach George Smith. But Smith will never again walk onto that field as Tigers coach. ...

High School Notebook (Jan. 3, 2016)

Published on Sunday, 03 January 2016 4:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "The Latrobe boys basketball team has taken on "finish" as its rallying cry. The object is to finish quarters, finish games and finish what the team started ...

Football: Thiel picks great mind in Plum grad

Published on Thursday, 31 December 2015 6:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Plum graduate Dan Blume, who was recently named the new football coach at Thiel. "Days before leading his football team to the NCAA Division III national championship, Mount Union ...

High School Notebook (Dec. 27, 2015)

Published on Sunday, 27 December 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "The Ambridge boys basketball team didn't make it to the North Pole to visit Santa Claus, but got close. Ambridge coach Mark Jula called it "a trip of a ...

Football: Tough loss fails to dampen Aliquippa's season

Published on Thursday, 24 December 2015 6:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles the Aliquippa football team. (Photo: The Aliquippa defense tries to take down Southern Columbia's Hunter Thomas in the second half of the PIAA Class AA championship at Hersheypark ...

Football: Tradition continues at Central Catholic

Published on Thursday, 24 December 2015 6:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles the Central Catholic football team. "At Central Catholic High School, tradition never graduates. This has been the longtime mantra of one of the WPIAL's premier Class AAAA football ...