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Published on Saturday, 26 August 2017 1:05 am by statco
the-final-post-sports-town-will-cease-operations-in-octoberBelow is a message from Sports Town Editor Ken Wunderley.In 2010, Tri-State Sports & News Service and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette teamed up to form the Sports Town web site. Sports Town provided excellent... Read More
Published on Friday, 18 August 2017 5:00 am by Mike White
football-it-s-the-year-of-the-lineman-this-seasonMike White takes a look at who the WPIAL's top linemen are this season. "Like a senior class in high school, a senior class of talent in WPIAL/City League football can take on a personality. Some years,... Read More
Published on Thursday, 17 August 2017 8:00 am by Mike White
football-blue-chip-chat-with-new-castle-s-marcus-hookerMike White has today's Blue Chip Chat with New Castle's Marcus Hooker. "MARCUS HOOKER New Castle DATA Position: RB-DB Height: 6-0 Weight: 197 Year: Senior THE SCOOP Moved from receiver to running... Read More
Published on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 8:00 am by Mike White
football-blue-chip-chat-with-butler-s-jake-kradelMike White has today's Blue Chip Chat with Butler's Jake Kradel. "JAKE KRADEL Butler OL-DL DATA Year: Senior Height: 6-4 Weight: 280 THE SCOOP Has blossomed the past two years into a standout on... Read More
Published on Monday, 14 August 2017 6:00 pm by Sarah Spencer
softball-former-shaler-coach-skip-palmer-diesSarah Spencer reports that former Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer passed away over the weekend. "Former Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer died Saturday, succumbing to injuries from an earlier fall,... Read More
Published on Monday, 14 August 2017 5:00 am by Mike White
football-blue-chip-chat-with-pine-richland-s-phil-jurkovecMike White has today's Blue Chip Chat with Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec. "PHIL JURKOVEC School: Pine-Richland Year: Senior Weight: 215 Pos: QB THE SCOOPRanked the No. 5 dual-threat quarterback in... Read More
Published on Saturday, 12 August 2017 12:00 pm by Brad Everett
baseball-north-allegheny-s-wood-picks-seton-hillA handful of WPIAL baseball players have made verbal commitments to Seton Hill the last couple of weeks.Count North Allegheny's Caiden Wood among them.Wood, a senior shortstop, announced on Twitter on... Read More
Published on Saturday, 12 August 2017 5:00 am by Mike White
football-high-school-football-participation-dropped-again-in-2016Mike White reports that high school football participation dropped again in 2016. "It has been well-documented how fewer boys are playing football across the country in recent years. At the high school... Read More
Published on Friday, 11 August 2017 5:00 am by Mike White
softball-five-wpial-athletes-named-among-state-s-best-playersMike White reports that several WPIAL softball players were recognized as some of the best in the state. "When it came to the best high school softball players in Pennsylvania this past season, many of... Read More
Published on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 3:00 pm by Mike White
football-artie-burns-brother-thomas-will-play-at-pine-richlandMike White reports that Thomas Burns, the younger brother of Steelers cornerback Artie Burns, will play football and run track at Pine-Richland. "The younger brother of Steeler defensive back Artie Burns... Read More
Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 8:00 am by Mike White
football-quaker-valley-coach-resignsMike White reports that Quaker Valley football coach John Tortorea has resigned. "The official start of high school football practice in Pennsylvania was a week away — and Quaker Valley suddenly was... Read More
Published on Sunday, 06 August 2017 8:00 pm by Brad Everett
baseball-indiana-pitcher-chooses-hometown-schoolWhen it came down to picking a college, Trajan Jones elected to stay close to home.Jones, a senior pitcher at Indiana High School, recently committed to play at IUP.As a junior, Jones was one of the... Read More
Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 5:00 am by Sarah Spencer
football-u-19-riverhounds-women-s-team-wins-national-cupSarah Spencer reports that a group of WPIAL standouts helped the Riverhounds U-19 girls soccer team win a national tournament. "With three starters out with injuries from the season and two more players... Read More
Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 3:00 am by Brad Everett
girls-basketball-north-allegheny-s-fischer-picks-a-collegeMadelyn Fischer will be a starter for a North Allegheny team that will likely be considered the best in the WPIAL entering the 2017-18 season.A few weeks before her senior year begins, Fischer has decided... Read More
Published on Thursday, 03 August 2017 7:00 am by Brad Everett
girls-basketball-hampton-s-edwards-commits-to-loyolaJust a few weeks ago, a Hampton senior guard made her college decision.Wednesday, another did the same.Laryn Edwards is Division I-bound. Edwards committed to Loyola, Md. Edwards, who plays AAU ball with... Read More

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