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Photo Journal: Girls Basketball - Montour Tournament, Steel Valley vs. Montour (Dec. 6)

Written by Cara DeCarlo on .

Enjoy some photos of the 2014-15 Steel Valley girls' basketball team. These photos were taken alongside video clips; you can view the video clips by clicking here.) All photos and video clips in this post were taken on the weekend of December 5-6, 2014 as the Ironmen lost to Montour 42-32 at Montour's home tipoff tournament.

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Football: South Feature Athlete - Steel Valley's DeWayne Murray

Written by Brad Everett on .

Name: DeWayne Murray
High School: Steel Valley
Grade: 10
Sport: Football
Position: Running back

Background: Murray rushed for 210 yards and scored three touchdowns in Steel Valley's 49-7 win at South Allegheny last week. Murray is one of the top sophomores in the WPIAL. He ranks 10th in the WPIAL in rushing with 1,255 yards. He averages 12.3 yards per carry. His 24 touchdowns are tied for fourth-most in the WPIAL. In two seasons, Murray has rushed for 2,743 yards in two seasons. Murray and his teammates finished fourth in the Class AA Century Conference. The No. 14-seed Ironmen (6-3) will play at No. 3 Washington (9-0) in a WPIAL first-round game Friday.

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Alumni Update - Delrece Williams (Clarion)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

Millersville, Pa. - Clarion scored two td's within a 22-second span at the end of the first half and turned a 7-0 ledWilliams Clarion into a 21-0 halftime advantage which propelled the Golden Eagles to a 55-16 PSAC-West victory over Millersville on Saturday afternoon.

 

Clarion raised its overall record to 1-1, but now 1-0 in the PSAC-West, since the PSAC is now counting crossover games in the divisional records in 2014. Millersville is 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the PSAC-East.


Delrece Williams, a Steel Valley graduate, rushed 15 times for 92 yards and two touchdowns, plus returned two kickoffs for 76 yards.

 

(photo courtesy of Clarion University)

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Inside the Lines: Steel Valley football coach Rod Steele

Written by Craig Meyer on .

In this week's Inside the Lines, Craig Meyer profiles Steel Valley football coach Rod Steele.

"On Friday nights in the fall, Rod Steele is perhaps the most visible man in all of Munhall, Homestead and West Homestead.

The Steel Valley football coach is entering his fifth season in that position, giving him the kind of community cache that is unique to high school football coaches in pigskin-crazed portions of the country such as Western Pennsylvania.

It's a position that engrains him in the district's fabric, but it's in a much less publicized role where he makes an equally big impact.

In addition to his duties as the coach of the Ironmen, Steele is a West Homestead police officer, a job he has worked for the past 15 years."