The season ahead

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The curtain's going up on another season of Western Pennsylvania high school football.
Here's your preview of the teams, the players  and the rivalries sure to renew the legend.
Never known for pass-catching talent, Western Pennsylvania suddenly is overflowing with top quality wide receivers.
Anatomy of a college receiver
FAB 22
The Post-Gazette's ranking of top WPIAL and City League players.

10 Games
The ten contests you don't want to miss this fall.

Who's No. 1?
Ranking  the WPIAL, PIAA and City League teams for the season.

The 25 Best
Top college prospects  statewide

W P I A L   A N D   C I T Y   L E AG U E   P R E V I E W S

Quad A's new names
Big East:
  Wolverines try to overcome tough start
Foothills: Powerhouse Central Catholic is center stage
Northern Five: NA's coach, players feeling cozy
Great Southern: Route 19 foes finally back together

Greater Allegheny: Hampton QB's future rests on his right arm
Big Seven: Thomas Jefferson becoming a destination
Keystone: Ringgold taking steps into new era
Parkway: Another Posluszny is determined to make his mark

Chorus line of QBs
Midwestern: Talented trio should carry Aliquippa
Allegheny: Valley's WRs command attention
Interstate: Expectations at all-time high for Centurions
Tri-County North: QB trio set for all-conference shootout

Big Seven:
Matsook isn't flashy, but Rochester keeps winning
Eastern: Unthinkable almost happens in Duquesne
Blackhills: Serra eyes next step to playoffs
Tri-County South: Ready to step up?

The next step for Perry is success on the state level

WPIAL teams could show their muscle again this season

Click to check team-by-team or day-by-day schedules for all teams in the WPIAL and City League.

Also on
Weekly online chat with high school writer Mike White Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. View the Aug. 30, 2006 transcript
High School Views column by Colin Dunlap each Tuesday and Friday.

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