Thirty-seven years ago, former New Castle star Bruce Clark was picked No. 4 overall by the Packers.
Hooker is only the seventh first-round pick from a WPIAL school in the past 25 years.
New Castle’s Hooker is a projected first-rounder, but Gateway’s Nicholson also could be selected.
Projected early pick will spend his NFL draft night with family and friends at a banquet hall in his hometown.
Zach Rohaley tossed 6 innings and the Class 6A No. 3-ranked Big Macs scored a big 4-1 win against No. 4 Peters Township in Section 3.
National network to televise Rams season opener Aug. 27 against Wayne High of Ohio.
At contentious meeting where some called for resignation of principal Kevin Murray, the board instead hired him as football coach.
Mr. Bower, a longtime college football official and short-distance runner, died April 11 at the age of 93.
Shepherd withdrew from Beaver Falls two weeks ago and was enrolled at Aliquippa on Tuesday.
The Woodland Hills school board still must approve Murray’s hiring at a meeting Wednesday night.
Coaches Joe Cowart and Ralph Blundo meet with NFL scouts and execs about the former New Castle High star.
Among the 2017 Hall of Fame members are Jeannette’s Terrelle Pryor, who starred in football and basketball and is now in the NFL.
Standout football player Malik Shepherd apparently has left Beaver Falls High School. Now the question is: Will he end up at Aliquippa?
Calgary is looking for undiscovered Western Pennsylvania talent for Canadian pro football league.