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New Carlynton football coach Mauro Monz resigns

Citing a concern for the safety of his players, Mauro Monz has quit after only three games as football coach at Carlynton High School.

about 8 hours ago


High school football notebook: Pitt commit Tre Tipton does it all for Apollo-Ridge

Receiver, runner, passer, it doesn't matter to Panthers recruit Tre Tipton as he helps Apollo-Ridge to its first 3-0 start in 14 years.

1 day ago


 Penn Trafford's Brett Laffoon passes under the protection of his teammate Andre Guest in their game in McKeesport.

Penn-Trafford blanks McKeesport, 28-0

Penn-Trafford held the WPIAL's leading rusher to 53 yards and blanked McKeesport, 28-0.

2 days ago


High school highlights: Quaker Valley rolls to victory on road

A big game from Trewon Marshall helped the Quakers improve to 1-2 with a romp at Class AA Century Conference rival South Allegheny Saturday.

2 days ago


 Beaver quarterback Zach Royba scrambles away from Beaver Falls' Alec Nocera Friday night at Geneva College.

Beaver rolls past Beaver Falls, 35-0

Early miscues doomed the Class AAA Tigers in a loss to the rival Bobcats, led by super sophomore Darius Wise, at Geneva College.

3 days ago


Clairton records another blowout

In what was supposed to provide Clairton more competition, little changed in a 74-0 win for the Bears against Greensburg Central Catholic.

3 days ago


Class AAAA roundup: Norwin climbs to 3-0 for 1st time since 1999

The Knights finally surrendered a score, but edged non-conference foe Seneca Valley, 14-7, to stay undefeated.

3 days ago


Class AAA roundup: Ringgold upends Knoch

Chacar Berry rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns to lead Ringgold to a 20-12 upset of visiting Knoch.

3 days ago


Class AA roundup: Apollo-Ridge tops Kittanning, 44-41

Pitt recruit Tre Tipton ran for 304 yards, teammate Duane Brown added 193 and Apollo-Ridge beat Kittanning in the Allegheny Conference.

3 days ago


Class A roundup: Vincentian wins first as WPIAL program

Vincentian Academy won its first game as a WPIAL program Friday night with a 28-20 victory against Union.

3 days ago


City League roundup: University Prep gets win vs. Brashear

Ron Brown threw five touchdown passes to lead University Prep to a 41-34 win against Brashear.

3 days ago


Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

2 days ago


Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

3 days ago


Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

3 days ago


 Central Valley’s Jordan Whitehead breaks through two Penn Hills defenders Friday night to score a touchdown in the first half.

Big night for Central Valley in win against Penn Hills

Central Valley defeated Class AAAA Penn Hills, 35-14, to hand the Indians their first loss this season.

3 days ago


 Bethel Park's Matt Kotkiewicz, right, focuses on the ball as Central Catholic's Austin Palmer goes to defend early in the first half Thursday at Bethel Park.

High school highlights: Allderdice rolls to victory

Jeremiah Hardrick rushed 16 times for 92 yards and scored two touchdowns as Allderdice won, 48-8, against Westinghouse.

4 days ago


Varsity Xtra: For this guy, predicting winners never gets old

The Fumbler may be getting old, but he can still pick ’em.

4 days ago


 Italia Biondi, Penn-Trafford.

Athletes of the Week: 9.12.14

Khaleke Hudson of McKeesport and Italia Biondi of Penn-Trafford are this week's honorees.

4 days ago


 George Smith calls the shots for McKeesport's vaunted flexbone offense.

Varsity Xtra: New rivalry takes the spotlight in Foothills Conference chase New rivals emerge in Foothills chase

With Gateway departing the Foothills Conference, a new rivalry emerges for McKeesport, Penn-Trafford.

4 days ago


South Xtra: Blue Devils get down to business

Mt. Lebanon bounces back after a tough season to start 2014 in impressive fashion.

5 days ago


South Xtra: Senior running back delivers for Elizabeth Forward

After two high-profile players graduated at Elizabeth Forward, Jake Meyers stepped forward to fill the void.

5 days ago


East Xtra: Brother act a hit for Norwin

Peyton and Logan Deri help Knights to a 2-0 start in Foothills Conference.

5 days ago


East Xtra: Woody High survives a scare

Wolverines get past Bethel Park, 33-31, in rough first-week contest.

5 days ago


West Xtra: Quakers are trying to hold on

Dealt a tough blow before the season even started, Quaker Valley is struggling to stay in playoff contention.

6 days ago


West Xtra: Offense takes the spotlight as Beaver County rivals clash

When Beaver travels to Beaver Falls Friday night, expect plenty of offensive fireworks.

5 days ago


 Central Valley quarterback John George avoids a tackle attempt by a Montour defender during the Warriors' opening-game victory against the Spartans.

West Xtra: Senior QB does a lot to aid Central Valley

After two years as a valuable backup, John George is making the most of his chance as the starting quarterback for Central Valley.

5 days ago


 Greensburg Salem's Teegan Hahn takes down Knoch's Cody Milsom during action in last Friday's Greater Allegheny Conference game at Offutt Field in Greensburg.

North Xtra: Knoch off to hot start

Knights' strong starts result in a first-place showing in the Greater Allegheny Conference.

5 days ago


 Pine-Richland's D'ondre Gastion is one of several offensive weapons that quarterback Ben DiNucci has at his disposal.

North Xtra: Pine-Richland suddenly wary of Foxes

Fox Chapel appears on the radar after last week's stunning upset of Seneca Valley.

5 days ago


North Xtra: Quaker Valley trying to hold on

Quakers finding the going rough since the loss of standout Dane Jackson.

5 days ago


Woodland Hills QB Jones picks West Virginia

Woodland Hills quarterback Jeremiah Jones gets scholarship off from West Virginia despite a short high school resume.

1 week ago


High school football notebook: No hard feelings after 86-0 loss

Mike Fulmore and his Wilkinsburg team were on the wrong side of an 86-0 loss to Clairton, but he has no problem with Bears coach Wayne Wade.

1 week ago


Big play, big win on big stage for Pine-Richland

It took overtime and it took a "trick out of the bag," but the Rams scored a marquee win against Class AAAA rival North Allegheny.

1 week ago


 Austin Kemp gets Thomas Jefferson's first touchdown of the game with this run from scrimmage in the first quarter Friday.

RB Kemp keeps running wild for Thomas Jefferson

In Thomas Jefferson's 44-12 victory Friday against Belle Vernon, Austin Kemp finished with 294 total yards, including 235 on the ground.

1 week ago


 Greensburg Salem's Leonard Grebeck takes down Knoch's Ryan Grossman Friday.

Knoch keeps its grip, beats Greensburg Salem

If Knoch thought the hour-plus ride from Butler County to Westmoreland County was long, the second half of the Knights' Friday night game

1 week ago


Class AAAA roundup: Woodland Hills avoids upset

Bethel Park nearly stunned Class AAAA conference foe Woodland Hills, but Wolverines standout Art Thompkins was too much.

1 week ago


Class AAA roundup: West Mifflin sends Gateway to 0-2 start

Gateway coach Tom Nola is still looking for his first victory. The visiting Gators lost, 22-11, to West Mifflin in a non-conference game.

1 week ago


Class AA roundup: Washington rolls to victory against Burgettstown

Jonathan Spina throws three touchdown passes to lead No. 4 Washington to a 41-12 win.

1 week ago


Class A roundup: Clairton tops Wilkinsburg in historic fashion

Five players score for Clairton as the Bears demolish Wilkinsburg, 86-0.

1 week ago


City League roundup: Jackson brothers lead Allderdice vs. Perry

Allderdice twins connect for two touchdowns in a win against Perry.

1 week ago


Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

1 week ago


Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Non-conference summaries grouped by classification of winning team.

1 week ago


Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

1 week ago


 Steel Valley football coach Rod Steele is a West Homestead police officer.

Inside the lines: Steel Valley coach Rod Steele

The Post-Gazette catches up with Steel Valley football coach Rod Steele, who also is a West Homestead policeman.

1 week ago


 Penn Hills quarterback Bill Kisner runs against Upper St. Clair last week.

Varsity Notes: Schedule quirks? Blame computer

Upper St. Clair coach Jim Render questioned why the WPIAL scheduled his team to play Penn Hills on the road two consecutive seasons.

1 week ago




Five games to watch: Sept. 5

The Post-Gazette previews five area high school football games to keep an eye on.

1 week ago


Do you remember? Penn Hills' Tom Tumulty

Mike White catches up with former Penn Hills and Pitt linebacker Tom Tumulty.

1 week ago


 Peters Township's Kelson Marisa and Canon-McMillan's Connor Coleman fight for the ball Thursday night.

High school highlights: Brown rallies University Prep

Quarterback Ron Brown rallies University Prep to 27-20 City League victory against Westinghouse.

1 week ago


Recruit Report: Eastern Pa. has more blue chippers

When it comes to the area that has the most highly touted players in the state, look to the east this year.

1 week ago


 Mike Caputo during his West Allegheny playing days.

Where are they now?: Mike Caputo

Mike Caputo began his redshirt junior year at the University of Wisconsin with an impressive performance on national television.

1 week ago



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