New 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula is a 1985 graduate of Steel Valley High School.

Ironman legacy endures in new 49ers coach Jim Tomsula

The West Homestead native and Steel Valley High School graduate continues to carry on a tradition of Ironmen in the NFL.

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  Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci will go to Pitt instead of Penn of the Ivy League.

Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci commits to Pitt

High school notebook: He becomes the first WPIAL recruit for new Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi; Kittanning’s Nick Bowers will go to Penn State.

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 Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci scrambles past St. Joseph's Prep's Benny Walls in the PIAA class AAAA championship at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday, December 13, 2014.

Varsity Notebook: Pine-Richland QB DiNucci's decision due soon

Pine-Richland QB Ben DiNucci will visit Pitt this weekend, then decide whether to play for the Panthers or the University of Pennsylvania.

4 days ago

Blackhawk football coach Hamilton announces retirement

Joe Hamilton steps down after a career that spans 49 years and leaves as the second-winningest coach in WPIAL history.

6 days ago

 Clairton coach Wayne Wade said he cherishes his role as a mentor for the players because he was in their shoes once growing up near the Millvue Acres housing projects.

A study in high school coaching diversity: Does mindset affect hiring?

Is a certain mindset affecting diversity among local football coaches? Those in charge of hiring may influence what direction a school goes.

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High school notebook: Seneca Valley gives football reins to former Hopewell coach Vestal

Dave Vestal leaves Hopewell High School to become Seneca Valley’s new head football coach.

2 weeks ago

South/West Xtra: South Fayette football assistant gets post at Grove City College

Andrew DiDonato is leaving his job at one alma mater, South Fayette, to coach at another, Grove City College.

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Varsity Xtra: One coach's career dream team

Indiana's Greg Lezanic returned to coaching in 2012 with an eye toward this one season and his personal dream team.

3 weeks ago

 North Catholic High School football coach Bob Ravenstahl

Bob Ravenstahl retires as coach

Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic football coach retires after nine seasons.

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