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The “Mr. High School Sports” Podcast – Week 4 Edition

By Matt Popchock
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PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Week Four of the 2013 high school football season gets underway with a handful of games kicking off at 7:00 tonight, and the rest at 7:30.

As you get ready to head to your game, here’s a look at the schedule for the latest MaxPreps Southwestern Pennsylvania top ten, as well as a look back at a great performance Thursday night by the top quarterback in the City League:

In part two of the podcast, “Mr. High School Sports” takes a closer look at his featured game this week, as Class AAAA juggernaut Upper St. Clair (3-0, 3-0) heads to Andrew Yuhas Stadium to battle Penn Hills (3-0, 3-0) with first place in the Southeastern Conference at stake.

We look at the emergence of the Upper St. Clair defense, which stands as the second least scored-upon unit in Quad-A thanks to a couple of star players with Pitt ties. We’ll also examine a loaded backfield that has led Penn Hills toward the top of the district rankings in scoring and rushing, and how well it matches up with the Panthers:

Click here to listen to tonight’s featured game.

For a complete recap of Friday’s action, join Don Rebel of the MSA Sports Network and Mike White of the Post-Gazette for “The Fan High School Football Roundup” Saturday 7:00-8:00 A.M. on SportsRadio 93.7 The Fan.

(Contact me at mpopchock@kdka.com and/or follow me on Twitter @mpopchock.)