Jim Render experienced his biggest defeat in 36 years as Upper St. Clair's coach when the Panthers lost, 48-0, to Woodland Hills Friday.

High school football notebook: Upper St. Clair on wrong side of history

Upper St. Clair’s 48-0 loss to Woodland Hills wasn’t just the biggest defeat in Jim Render’s time as coach, it was the school’s worst ever.

1 day ago

Chartiers-Houston defeats Bishop Canevin

Buccaneers kicker Mike Cushma converts four FGs in victory vs. Crusaders.

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Football Summary: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summary from Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

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 Pine-Richland’s Ben DiNucci threw for 120 yards and ran 8 yards for a touchdown Friday against North Hills.

Pine-Richland gets revenge with big win against North Hills

Ben DiNucci and Connor Slomka helped the Rams overwhelm the Indians in a clash of unbeaten Class AAAA Northern Eight Conference rivals.

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 Aliquippa DiMontae Bronaugh tries to break a tackle by New Brighton’s Rhett Beightley Friday at Aliquippa. Bronaugh finished with 166 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.

Aliquippa remains perfect with 55-14 win vs. New Brighton

The dominant Quips forced the mercy rule again behind their powerful ground attack in a win against previously unbeaten New Brighton.

3 days ago

Highlands wins wild game vs. Apollo-Ridge on late TD pass

Brayden Thimons threw a 5-yard touchdown pass with 17 seconds remaining, providing a Highlands a thrilling 28-27 win against Apollo-Ridge.

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 Pine-Richland's Connor Slomka scores a touchdown in the first half against North Hills Friday night.

Class AAAA roundup: Penn Hills keeps rolling, 
beats Baldwin, 63-35

The Highlanders’ aerial attack wasn’t enough to knock off the Indians, who remained unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference.

3 days ago

  New Brighton's Blaine Williams, left, can't stop Aliquippa DiMontae Bronaugh, right, on the touchdown run.

Class AA roundup: Second-half rally lifts Washington

The fourth-ranked Little Prexies turned a one-point deficit into a rout of Mount Pleasant in a clash of Interstate Conference unbeatens.

3 days ago

Class AAA football roundup: West Allegheny wins late

West Allegheny scored with 33 seconds left on a 13-yard run by Terence Stephens to pull out a narrow 21-14 road victory against Montour.

3 days ago

Class A roundup: Carmichaels bounces back

Carmichaels (2-3, 2-2) rebounded from a tough loss last week to defeat California (0-5, 0-4), 34-22.

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Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Sept. 27, 2014

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Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

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Game of the Week: North Hills at Pine-Richland

Divergent styles clash in showdown

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 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton gets by Shady Side Academy's Eric Yoest Friday night, September 19, 2014.

Rare gems: Big-time colleges find recruits at small schools

Four WPIAL stars are from smaller schools that don't have rich football traditions and have produced few Division I college players.

4 days ago

Varsity Notes: South Side Beaver's wingman goes back to basics to win

Glenn McDougal is a wingman at heart and now he has South Side Beaver flying high again.

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 Upper St. Clair's Shayne Sibley (23) sets up his first goal of the game against Chartiers Valley Thusrday night.

High school highlights: Brashear rolls to win

A couple of returns for touchdowns helped lead the Bulls past Perry for their first City League victory.

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 Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead blows past Penn Hills' Te'Shan Campbell for a 76-yard touchdown during the first half of their home game against  Penn Hills on Friday, September 12, 2014.

Recruit report: Decision near for Central Valley's Whitehead

Jordan Whitehead plans to make his college decision a week from today, but even those close to him don't know what he is thinking.

4 days ago

City League roundup: Allderdice runs past Carrick

The Dragons rolled to an easy victory at Cupples Stadium to stay undefeated in City League play and improve to 4-1 overall.

3 days ago

 Chris Tanabe of Quaker Valley shot a 72 Wednesday at Youghiogheny Country Club en route to the WPIAL Class AA championship.

Quaker Valley sophomore wins WPIAL AA boys golf title

Quaker Valley sophomore Chris Tanabe shot an even-par-72 to win the WPIAL Class AA individual title at Youghiogheny Country Club.

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West Xtra: Burgettstown finally end win drought

When Burgettstwn ended a 24-game losing streak last Friday, the Blue Devils coach couldn’t have been happier.

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 Montour's Randall Labrie, running the ball past teammate Tyler George and a Central Valley defender, is in his first season as a starting quarterback for the Spartans.

West Xtra: Montour tries to put up a roadblock for West Allegheny's Parkway drive

West Allegheny has cruised through its first four games of the season, but the Indians face a test against Montour Friday.

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West Xtra: After coach's resignation, staff takes over at Carlynton

After the sudden and surprising resignation by Mauro Monz, his staff has stayed on to lead the Carlynton football program.

5 days ago

West Xtra: South Side Beaver's Block having a banner year

Nathan Block’s name might suggest he would be a fine offensive linemen, but he’s actually a very effective running back.

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 Knoch's Ryan Grossman hauls in a pass for a first down against Greensburg Salem.

North Xtra: Knoch poses test for undefeated Hampton

Experienced Knights to challenge Greater Allegheny Conference leaders.

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North Xtra: Deer Lakes extinguishes losing streak

Lancers defeat Burrell, 35-20, to exorcise demons of 15-game skid.

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South Xtra: Bethel Park survives rugged start

Bethel Park had to open the season against one of the toughest schedules in the WPIAL.

5 days ago

 Anthony Levis leads Belle Vernon in rushing this season with 280 yards through four games.

South Xtra: Belle Vernon, West Mifflin in Big 9 battle

Two of the five teams scrambling behind Thomas Jefferson in the Big Nine Conference will meet Friday night.

5 days ago

 Penn-Trafford's Tim Vecchio is among the leading receivers in the WPIAL with 16 catches.

East Xtra: Penn-Trafford's pass-catch duo effective

Juniors Brett Laffoon and Tim Vecchio help unbeaten Warriors to Foothills lead.

5 days ago

East Xtra: Franklin senior draws praise

Brett Zanotto, a Maryland recruit, is enjoying an excellent season for Franklin Regional and his coach appreciates it.

5 days ago

 Central Catholic's John Petrishen, returning an interception during last year's state title game, is one of several standouts for the Vikings defense.

East Xtra: Central Catholic's 'Chain Gang' hard at work

Defense shutting down all opposition as football team storms to 4-0 start.

5 days ago

 Senior quarterback Julian Batts hands off to a teammate during a preseason practice session.

East Xtra: Jeannette is enjoying its new 'home'

Jayhawks unbeaten since dropping to Class A in Eastern Conference.

5 days ago

Canon-McMillan’s Ron Coder resigns as football coach

Former NFL lineman no longer the Big Macs football coach.

6 days ago

 Senior quarterback Ben DiNucci is as accurate as it gets in the WPIAL this season for Pine-Richland.

High school football notebook: Pine-Richland QB Ben DiNucci on point

Historically accurate quarterback Ben DiNucci has the game -- and in this town, the name -- to be considered elite under center for the

1 week ago

High school highlights: Butler runs past Shaler

The Golden Tornado had no need to throw, dominating the Titans in the running game for a blowout win on the road.

1 week ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

1 week ago

 Apollo-Ridge's Tre Tipton gets by Shady Side Academy's Eric Yoest Friday night at Michael J. Farrell Stadium.

Apollo-Ridge's victory run against Shady Side Academy is twice as fun

Tre Tipton and Duane Brown continued their dominance on the ground at Shady Side Academy, leading Apollo-Ridge to a 46-20 win.

1 week ago

Mathis sparks Penn Hills' potent offense in victory

In a game in which Penn Hills had 488 rushing yards, Malik Mathis had 132 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-21 win against Mt. Lebanon.

1 week ago

Class AAAA roundup: North Hills recovers 
to remain unbeaten

The Indians allowed a big comeback, but then pulled off a rally of their own to stay perfect and keep Seneca Valley winless.

1 week ago

Class AA roundup: Big rally carries New Brighton

New Brighton mounted a furious rally to score 49 unanswered points for a 59-34 victory against visiting Beaver Area.

1 week ago

 University Prep vs. Perry Traditional Academy

City League roundup: Unversity Prep QB scores big

Ron Brown threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead University Prep to a 46-26 win against Perry.

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 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis, #4, is tackled by Ulysses Williams, left, #9, Tyrone Freeman, #4, back and Cameron Brookins, #7, of Steel Valley during the first half at the Steel Valley stadium in Munhall on Friday.

High School 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. 19, 2014

1 week ago

 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis breaks through the Steel Valley defensive line in the first half Friday at Steel Valley.

Seton-LaSalle defense clamps down to beat Steel Valley

The No. 3 Rebels held star running back DeWayne Murray in check to pick up a hard-fought win in the Class AA Century Conference.

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 Fans watch a game between Riverview and Monessen on Saturday, September 6, 2014 sitting on lawn chairs behind the end zone at Oakmont's Riverside Park, Riverview's home field. The Raiders have been playing homes games on Saturday afternoons since the school was formed in 1971.

Varsity Xtra: Saturday games become a rarity

Saturday afternoon high school football games in the WPIAL are like telephone booths. You can't find many of them any more.

1 week ago

Class AAA roundup: Ringgold tops West Mifflin

The Rams pulled off an upset of the fourth-ranked team with a Big Nine Conference victory.

1 week ago

 Penn-Trafford coach John Ruane talks to his team in this undated photo.

Varsity Notes: Ruane content at P-T

John Ruane has almost quietly pushed Penn-Trafford into the upper echelon of Class AAAA programs.

1 week ago

Class A roundup: Avonworth remains unbeaten

Josh Drwal helped the Antelopes stay perfect with a non-conference rout of Shenango.

1 week ago

Game of the Week: Century's battle of unbeatens features some familiar foes

Damon Rosol and Rod Steele first crossed paths in seventh grade at the Washington Education Center in Lawrenceville.

1 week ago

East/West/South Xtra: 'Dice set for key matchup against Brashear

With so few teams left in City League, every week is a big game.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Penn Hills hoping to rebound

Indians face difficult test this week against unbeaten Mt. Lebanon.

1 week ago


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