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.

about 4 hours 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 day 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 day 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 day 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 day 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.

1 day ago

 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 day ago

Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

1 day 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.

1 day ago

 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.

2 days 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 day 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.

2 days ago

Class A roundup: Avonworth remains unbeaten

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

1 day 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.

2 days 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.

3 days ago

East Xtra: Penn Hills hoping to rebound

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

3 days ago

East Xtra: Talent is showing for Woodland Hills

One game at a time approach working for Woodland Hills in 3-0 start.

3 days ago

West Xtra: New Brighton makes noise in the MAC

Just like last season, New Brighton is off to a 3-0 start, but the Lions are hoping for a stronger finish this time.

3 days ago

 Zach Chandler was a starting quarterback as a freshman at Avonworth, but missed much of last season with an injury. He is off to a great start this season.

North Xtra: Avonworth mounts a challenge in Black Hills Conference

The Antelopes are off to a 3-0 start and ready to make some noise in Black Hills Conference.

3 days ago

North Xtra: Vincentian passes milestone

The Royals rally in the fourth quarter to beat Union and earn their first WPIAL conference victory.

3 days ago

South Xtra: Lebo faces toughest test to date

Getting off to a 3-0 start, Mt. Lebanon will play at Penn Hills in its first major test of the season.

3 days ago

 Seton-LaSalle's Danzel McKinley-Lewis, a senior receiver and defensive back, has already made a verbal commitment to play college football at the University of Toledo.

South Xtra: Steel Valley, Seton-LaSalle in a key Century showdown

It’s a battle of unbeatens in the Century Conference as Seton-LaSalle visits Steel Valley.

3 days ago

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.

5 days 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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Saturday

Summaries from Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

1 week ago

Football Summaries: Game-by-Game Friday

Summaries from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

1 week ago

Football Leaders: Rushing, Passing, Receiving

Individual leaders from Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

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

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

South Xtra: Blue Devils get down to business

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

1 week 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.

1 week ago

East Xtra: Brother act a hit for Norwin

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

1 week ago

East Xtra: Woody High survives a scare

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago


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