The Post-Gazette names its annual list of the top 22 players in the WPIAL and City League, regardless of position.
The who’s who list of players who have appeared in a WPIAL championship games is long and illustrious.
For the fourth year in a row, Central Catholic will try to keep Penn-Trafford from winning a WPIAL title.
Thomas Jefferson has been a Class AAA power, but relative newcomer Central Valley is building quite a resume.
There have been only 10 rematches in 100 years of WPIAL football championships, but probably none better than South Fayette-Aliquippa.
For two of his four years, Aaron Mathews has been the quarterback of one of the most dynamic offenses in the WPIAL.
Long-standing powers Clairton and Jeannette will meet for the first time with a title on the line.
David Adams is only a junior on the Vikings’ stout defense, but his film is a “must-see” for college coaches.
Quinton Hill has racked up 1,449 yards and 23 touchdowns so far this season, averaging 9.2 yards per carry.
Kaezon Pugh, nicknamed Shazam, has been outstanding all season, and then elevated his game just in time for the playoffs.
Unbeaten Aliquippa looking to end South Fayette’s 44-game winning streak and reign as Class AA champion.
Joe Namath, Mike Ditka and Darrelle Revis highlight the squad.
Warriors coach John Ruane has been part of some legendary games but feels their victory Friday vs. Pine-Richland might have been the best.
Results from Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
Brett Laffoon’s pass to Tyler Bruno with seven seconds left lifted the Warriors past the Rams for a thrilling semifinal victory.
The Vikings defense led the way in a 24-6 victory against the rival Wolverines in a matchup with plenty of Division I talent.
The Jaguars used their usual recipe — this time with a dash of ketchup at the end — to top the Panthers and get back to the Class AAA final.
In a PIAA subregional, the Trojans had little trouble with the Bulls as they eased to a 42-2 victory at Cupples Stadium.
In Ambridge, Central Valley and Mars lit up the scoreboard all night in a Class AAA battle, with the Warriors coming out on top.
The Quips used some big plays early to quickly snuff any hope of a Yellowjackets upset and get back to the Class AA title game.
The Lions will meet Aliquippa once again in the WPIAL Class AA final.
The situation looked dire for the Jayhawks when they trailed, 14-0, but all they did was score the final 22 points to beat the Trojans.
Five touchdowns from Harrison Dreher helped the Bears cruise past the Commodores in a battle of proven defenses in the semifinals.
Summaries from Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Individual leaders from Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Just call this stellar duo the two-headed Wolverine.
WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals: Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec, Penn-Trafford's Brett Laffoon are QBs in spotlight
You will be hard-pressed to find many WPIAL games in history matching quarterbacks who have passed for 2,000 yards heading into a semifinal.
Mike White gives a quick look at each of the eight WPIAL footballs semifinals -- and a PIAA Class AAAA game to boot.
With a 522-108 record on the season, The Fumbler makes his picks for tonight’s playoff matchups around the WPIAL and PIAA.
Planets and Warriors will be looking to control the offense in this WPIAL Class AAA semifinal.
Indians fail to advance in WPIAL Class AAA playoffs after disappointing loss to Thomas Jefferson.
Several teams riding their horses in an attempt to get to Heinz Field.
Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic and Jeannette collide in semifinal showdown.
New mental approach helps create a surge that Tigers hope to carry into next season.
Top-ranked South Fayette can’t overlook Steel Valley as it prepares for WPIAL showdown.
Franklin Regional bumps football team from postseason, but Leopards have fun along the way.
Tigers can’t hold lead in loss to Penn-Trafford, but look ahead to next season.
Woodland Hills, Central Catholic meet once again with trip to Heinz Field on the line.
Freeport quarterback Ryan Weigold and Upper St. Clair soccer standout Maddy Rocks get top honors for their performances in the postseason.
This perennial powerhouse takes on Franklin Regional in one WPIAL Class AAA semifinal Friday; Mars-Central Valley square off in the other.
A strong-armed quarterback led Steel Valley to the WPIAL semifinals in 1991.
The Commodores and Bears come from nearly opposite ends of the usual success spectrum to meet in the semifinals with perfect records.
All eight semifinal football games will be played Friday night at 7:30.
Brett Laffoon is closing in on 5,500 yards passing for his career with the Warriors, who are headed to the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals.
Results from Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
The Vikings fixed whatever went wrong in their loss to the Tigers earlier this season, and found redemption with a quarterfinal victory.
All the Jaguars needed was to play a game of keep-away, with their defense and their ground game, to shut out the Indians, 14-0.
Who else but Phil Jurkovec to lead the Rams to a blowout victory against the Blue Devils in the Class AAAA quarterfinals.
The Warriors' usual big-game duo of QB Brett Laffoon and WR Tim Vecchio did it again to cap a thrilling comeback against the Tigers.
The Ironmen ended the Tigers’ season with a second loss in three games after starting the year undefeated.