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John George threw four touchdown passes and Whitehead scored three touchdowns to lead Central Valley past West Allegheny, 35-28.
After the WPIAL Class AA championship Friday, it was hats off to the Lions receivers.
Summaries from Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Clairton’s prolific offense will be on display again today against Avownorth in the WPIAL Class A championship game.
Ben DiNucci threw for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass, and ran for a third score to lead the Rams to a 21-13 win Friday at Heinz Field.
History says this is an unusual year for WPIAL football championships.
It will be a major challenge for Central Catholic’s defense vs. Pine-Richland.
Brett Brumbaugh threw three touchdown passes to lead South Fayette to a 31-22 win against Aliquippa in the WPIAL Class AA title game.
Surviving the Parkway Conference 'traffic' a feat in itself.
The Bears’ 46-14 win against Avonworth marks their 11th WPIAL title. Avonworth made its second title-game appearance and first in 55 years.
South Fayette’s passing game to test Aliquippa DBs.
Teams such as Pine-Richland and South Fayette are proving teams that throw often can also make playoff runs.
One guy picks his top players, teams and performances from the 2014 high school football season.
West Allegheny had a surprisingly easy time against Thomas Jefferson in the semifinals, now it faces a rematch against Central Valley.
Excellent special teams play helped Central Valley advance to the WPIAL Class AAA championship game again this season.
Aliquippa does a lot of running at its practices and in the WPIAL semifinals, the Quips ran all the way to Heinz Field.
Senior running back a bruising complement to pass-happy Rams.
Trojans stopped short of Class A championship game by Avonworth.
Top game, top player, they are all here in the third-annual North Xtra awards.
Antelopes enjoy victory against rival North Catholic, but must turn attention to unbeaten Clairton.
The annual “Bradleys” honor some of the top performances by area teams, players and coaches.
Tested for the first time this season, Clairton answers in the affirmative and advances to WPIAL title game.
Vikings will rely on defense, running game in Class AAAA final vs. Pine-Richland.
Time to recognize the best in the East Xtra circulation area.
A rare schedule has WPIAL championships Friday on a school day, but the four schools in the first two games will allow students to attend.
A different look on offense has Class AAAA power Central Catholic and AAA juggernaut West Allegheny rolling into the WPIAL championships.
McDowell came on strong in the final two quarters and breezed to a 35-6 victory in a PIAA Class AAAA game Saturday against Brashear in Erie.
The victory was stunning in how easily the Indians dominated, cruising to a 41-7 rout against the previously undefeated Jaguars.
This time, Vikings standout John Petrishen led the way in the ground game for a 52-34 win in the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals.
No. 1 seed South Fayette (12-0) took down rival No. 5 Seton-LaSalle (10-2), 35-21, clinching a spot in the WPIAL Class AA title game.
The Quips had to come from behind Friday night in a WPIAL Class AA semifinal, overcoming four turnovers against Washington for a 44-26 win.
Clairton reached the WPIAL championship for the sixth time in the past seven years with a 48-42 victory against Neshannock.
Pine-Richland finished off a 42-7 demolition of McKeesport at North Allegheny as the band played a rendition of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking
A right-place, right-time onside kick to begin the game set the stage for the Warriors' Class AAA semifinal romp against Ringgold.
Brandon Wasko's interception of an Adam Sharlow pass with 49 seconds left sealed Avonworth's 28-21 victory against Cardinal Wuerl North
Summaries from Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
Summaries from Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Individual leaders from Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
It might not be a total changing of the guard in WPIAL football, but the semifinals are an indication there is new blood among top coaches.
The Class A title game will kick off the festivities at 11 a.m. Nov. 21, followed by Class AAAA, Class AA and finally Class AAA at 8 p.m.
The last time Pine-Richland made it to a WPIAL final, Neil Walker was the Rams' star receiver/defensive back.
West Allegheny and Thomas Jefferson have won 11 of the past 17 WPIAL Class AAA championships.
If the bracket holds true to form, then South Fayette and Aliquippa will have a rematch of their 2013 WPIAL championship game.
A Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic win will stretch the Trojans' winning streak to 28 games, tied for the fifth-longest in WPIAL history.
Twenty years ago, McKeesport High School had an undefeated team that featured one of the all-time WPIAL great linebackers in Brandon Short.
Look at the staffs of the WPIAL football semifinalists and you'll see some elder statesmen who still have zip on their coaching fastball.
West Allegheny and Thomas Jefferson have take similar paths — this year and in years past — to get to yet another WPIAL Class AAA semifinal.
Citing “philosophical differences” with administration, Seneca Valley football coach Don Holl resigned Wednesday after six years there.
Penn-Trafford, Central Catholic collide once again with trip to WPIAL Class AAAA final on the line.
Season ends once again with loss to West Allegheny in WPIAL playoffs.