Football: Knoch gets back in playoff chase

Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014 6:00 am

Justin Criado profiles the Knoch football team. "It may have taken seven weeks, but Knoch coach Mike King believes his Knights squad is finally learning how to compete at a high level in the uber-competitive ...

Alumni Update - Ryan Ruffing (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:00 pm

DANBURY, Conn. -- Two Washington & Jefferson football players earned their second Eastern College Athletic Conference honors of the season after the No. 18/20 Presidents topped Grove City, 55-14. ...

Alumni Update - David Folkmire (Grove City)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:00 pm

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College football team dropped a 55-14 decision to visiting Washington & Jefferson Saturday night in Presidents' Athletic Conference action at Robert E. Thorn Field. ...

Football: North Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:45 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving North teams in Week 8. Hollidaysburg (4-3, 3-3) at Mars (4-3, 3-3), Friday, 7 p.m. - Both teams look to rebound from last week's losses in this Greater ...

Football: South Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:30 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving South teams in Week 8. Norwin (5-2, 4-2) at McKeesport (6-1, 5-1), Friday, 7 p.m. – Prior to the season, this might have been projected to be an easy ...

Football: East Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:15 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving East teams in Week 8. Pine-Richland (7-0, 6-0) at Central Catholic (7-0, 5-0), Friday, 7:30 p.m. – Highmark Stadium in Station Square will be the setting ...

Football: West Top Games - Week 8 (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:00 am

Here's a look at three of the top games involving West teams in Week 8. New Brighton (5-2, 5-1) at Beaver Falls (6-1, 5-1), Friday, 7 p.m. - Both teams enter the game with 5-1 records in the Midwestern ...

Football: North Feature Athlete - P.J. Fulmore, North Catholic

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:45 am

Name: P.J. Fulmore High School: Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Grade: 12 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: A 5-foot-8, 190-pound star running back, Fulmore rushed for 211 yards and a touchdown ...

Football: South Feature Athlete - Lamont Wade, Clairton

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:30 am

Name: Lamont Wade High School: Clairton Grade: 10 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Wade has posted some ridiculous numbers the past two games for Class A No. 2-ranked Clairton (7-0, ...

Football: East Feature Athlete - Peyton Deri, Norwin

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 9:15 am

Name: Peyton Deri High School: Norwin Grade: 11 Sport: Football Position: Running back Background: Deri rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns in leading Norwin to a 28-12 win against Connellsville ...

Football: North teams clinch playoff berths

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:45 am

Eight teams from the Post-Gazette's North coverage area already have clinched spots in either the WPIAL or City League playoffs. This week, however, still presents an opportunity for a handful of other ...

Football: Clairton ready for Monessen

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:30 am

Clairton coach Wayne Wade won't have to give a "rah-rah" speech to try to pump up his team before Friday night's game at Monessen. This is a game the Bears have been looking forward to for more than a ...

Football: Mount Pleasant standout putting up big numbers

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:15 am

When Mount Pleasant coach Bo Ruffner calls a running play for Trevor Salopek, he likely knows a big gain will directly follow. It doesn't take Salopek many carries to rack up big yardage. In his past ...

Football: Beaver's Wise shines in return

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 8:00 am

Beaver Area super sophomore Darius Wise missed a couple of games because of an injury and was anxious to return to action this past week against Laurel. However, he had to wait even longer as the Bobcats ...

Football: North Week 7 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:45 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among North area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 211 -- P.J. Fulmore, North Catholic 168 -- Ryan McGrath, Deer ...

Football: South Week 7 Stat Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:30 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among South area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 289 -- Lamont Wade, Clairton 245 -- Dewayne Murray, Steel Valley ...

Football: East Week 7 Leaders (2014)

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:15 am

Here are the leaders in rushing, passing and receiving among East area players in Week 7, as reported to the Post-Gazette. Rushing (yards) 245 -- Clay Waldron, Yough 167 -- Trevor Salopek, Mount Pleasant ...

Football: OLSH explodes for first win

Published on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 7:00 am

Entering last Friday's game with Bishop Canevin, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart was averaging just over two touchdowns per game and had scored just six touchdowns in its previous four games combined. The ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Johnson (Thiel)

Published on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 7:46 pm

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster Titans jumped out to a 31-0 lead Saturday and held on for a 40-28 victory over the Thiel Tomcats at Harold Burry Stadium in New Wilmington, Pa. After falling ...