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They came from different ends of the WPIAL football map, but LaVar Arrington and Brandon Short's careers were intertwined for years.
West Allegheny and Central Valley's regular-season finale has loomed all season as a game that would inevitably carry some kind of meaning.
One more victory and the Aliquippa football team will have a string of perfection seldom seen in the history of the WPIAL.
Brashear kept defending champ University Prep out of the City League title game with a 27-8 win Thursday in a semifinal at Cupples Stadium.
After years of famine, Avella is feasting on a return to the WPIAL playoffs.
A hot west suburban rivalry has a lot riding on it this year.
Talbots know there's still room for improvement despite 8-0 record.
After finishing 2-7 last season, football team turns things around.
Following a jolting start to its season, Ringgold has come on to win seven games in a row.
Mt. Lebanon is hoping to halt a two-game skid and defeat its most bitter rival at the same time this Friday.
Junior place-kicker Chapla provides a good scoring option for Mustangs.
Penn Hills, Woodland Hills collide with plenty at stake.
Daniel Walters emerges as one of the top passers in WPIAL Class AAAA.
Heading into the final weekend of WPIAL football’s regular season, only 11 of 64 playoff spots are still in play.
Perry administrators are taking the fallout from a postgame scrum a step further, removing the football team from the City League playoffs.
The Trojans star hit a career milestone in an easy Class A Black Hills Conference victory against Bishop Canevin.
Pine-Richland put on a dazzling offensive performance and crushed Central Catholic, 48-28, in a Class AAAA Northern Eight Conference game.
Mark Cromerdie rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns as McKeesport knocked off Norwin, 35-14.
Behind a strong performance from quarterback Brett Brumbaugh, South Fayette overwhelmed Seton-LaSalle, 41-14, Friday night.
Miles Sanders scored three touchdowns to lead fourth-ranked Woodland Hills to a 47-0 win at Mt. Lebanon in the Southeastern Conference.
Robert West scored on runs of 4 and 2 yards to lead Trinity to a 31-13 upset of West Mifflin Friday night in the Big Nine Conference.
The Tigers were not yet ready to relinquish their vice grip on Midwestern Conference rival New Brighton, pulling out a 36-22 victory.
Lamont Wade rushed for scores of 26, 65 and 85 yards as No. 2 Clairton earned a convincing Eastern Conference win against the Greyhounds.
James Jackson threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Allderdice to a 54-44 win against Linsly School Friday.
Summaries from Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
Summaries from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Individual leaders from Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
The Post-Gazette selects two high school athletes each week for their outstanding achievements.
Two judgment calls by officials will keep a top player from playing in the biggest game of his team's season.
It's a flashy offense vs. a staunch defense in big game
For three decades, the same scene has greeted every team as it walks out of the visitor's locker room at North Hills' Martorelli Stadium.
Star QB at East Allegheny played at Miami and Pitt
Perry was scheduled to play Brashear tonight while Westinghouse was supposed to play at Wheeling Central Catholic (W.Va.) Saturday.
Trying to go 1-0 every week has helped the Knights end a three-year playoff drought.
Steady defensive improvement helps Dragons earn top seed in City playoffs.
When reliable senior quarterback John George went down with an injury, Chris Callaghan stepped up to help keep Central Valley undefeated.
In one of the top games of Week 8, unbeatens South Fayette and Seton-LaSalle meet with the Century Conference title on the line.
When longtime rivals Beaver Falls and New Brighton clash, there will be more than bragging rights on the line.
Big win against Mars boosts Knights for push in final weeks.
Antelopes' nemesis once again spoils unbeaten run in WPIAL Class A.
'Nasty' boys up front leading way as Trojans storm toward postseason play.
A stadium renovation delayed the home opener for the Brentwood High football team almost a full month.
It isn’t the marquee game of the evening, but this Century Conference meeting has significance.
Penn State rescinds scholarship offer to football recruit ensnared in N.J. sexual-abuse investigation.
Senior Braydon Toy, a 5-foot-6 quarterback for Kittanning, isn’t just a novelty act for Frank Fabian’s offense.
The WPIAL ruled Stephon McGinnis’s Ambridge to Aliquippa transfer wasn’t made for athletic reasons.
Standout running back James Duchi became the 61st player in WPIAL history to rush for 4,000 yards in a victory Saturday at Burgettstown.
West Allegheny blew a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter, came back to tie the score with 16 seconds left and won in overtime.
Allderdice beats University Prep. 15-8, in a City League showdown.
No. 1 North Catholic used a stifling defense and a third-quarter charge to topple rival Avonworth, 28-0, in a matchup of undefeated teams.