Football: Clairton wins WPIAL Class A title

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 4:12 pm

The Clairton High School Football team won its seventh WPIAL Class A title in nine years with a 46-14 win against Avonworth, yesterday at Heinz Field. The victory marks the 11th WPIAL title for Clairton ...

Varsity Xtra: Sequels - Title-game rematches real rarity

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

In today's Varsity Xtra cover story, Mike White reports that getting two rematches in this year's WPIAL football championship is a rare occurence. "History says this is an unusual year for WPIAL football ...

Football: P-G's WPIAL Class AAAA championship preview

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

Mike White previews the WPIAL Class AAAA championship. "Terry Totten coached in WPIAL championship games as an assistant at both Seton-LaSalle and Central Catholic. As the head coach at Central Catholic, ...

Football: P-G's WPIAL Class AAA championship preview

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

Craig Meyer previews the WPIAL Class AAA championship. "It's a matchup that feels almost preordained, with the past three months leading up to it mere window dressing for a meeting that all signs pointed ...

Football: P-G's WPIAL Class AA championship preview

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

Brad Everett previews the WPIAL Class AA championship. "A record-setting quarterback will try to lead a group of Lions to a second consecutive WPIAL Class AA title today, but a bunch of hawks have other ...

Football: P-G's WPIAL Class A championship preview

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

... average so high. The 788 points that the Bears have scored this season is the second-most in the history of Pennsylvania high school football. Jeannette, led by Terrelle Pryor, scored 860 in 2007, but ...

The Fumbler: This is not the time for him to chill out

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

The Fumbler gives his WPIAL championship picks. "When The Fumbler woke up early this morning, it felt like Christmas in November. Knowing the WPIAL championships are here puts him in a merry mood. As ...

Athletes of the Week (Nov. 21, 2014)

Published on Friday, 21 November 2014 6:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are Pine-Richland's Mike Merhaut and Greensburg Central Catholic's Leah Bisignani. Read the story here. Mike Merhaut Pine-Richland Last week: Merhaut had 11 catches for ...

Football: Aliquippa runs its way to Heinz

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles the Aliquippa football team. "Aliquippa football practices feature a lot of running for conditioning; its game features a lot of running. Last Friday night in a WPIAL Class ...

Football: West Allegheny ready for title-game rematch

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles the West Allegheny football team. (Photo: West Allegheny's Armand Dellovade brings down Thomas Jefferson's Austin Kemp for a loss of yardage in the first quarter of last Friday's ...

Football: Central Valley was special in semifinal

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Central Valley football team. "It would be difficult to dispute just how good the Central Valley offense has been this season. With weapons including 1,300-yard rusher and ...

Football: Will tradition prevail for Central Catholic?

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles the Central Catholic football team. (Photo: Central Catholic defensive back Damar Hamlin has had a steadying hand in the Vikings staunch defense this season. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) "When ...

Football: Clairton responds to challenge

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Jordan Greer profiles the Clairton football team. "Clairton came into last Friday night's WPIAL Class A semifinal game undefeated, having won every game this season by at least 44 points. So Bears fans ...

Football: Avonworth re-focuses for WPIAL title shot

Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014 6:00 am

Joe Koch profiles the Avonworth football team. "One thing that is true about playoff football is that no matter how emotionally satisfying a victory is against a familiar opponent, the focus always must ...