PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — National Letter of Intent Day for major college football was a good one for Pitt, especially when Tyler Boyd joined its 27-man recruiting class, and fellow WPIAL superstar Dorian Johnson, another incoming Panther, saw it coming.
CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) — When Clairton senior Tyler Boyd signed his letter of intent Wednesday morning, Paul Chryst officially got an out-of-this-world local talent. In fact, it sounds like Chryst is willing to go outside his own world to best utilize that talent.
CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) — It was senior athlete Tyler Boyd who originally got “Bout Dat,” part of a lyric by rapper Gucci Mane, trending on Twitter as the slogan of Clairton High School’s historic football team. If he has his way again, he’ll get “#ACCChamps” trending as well.
The Pitt Panthers’ football program has signed 27 players, including eight locally, as they rebuild their program during National Letter of Intent Day on Wednesday.
It’s become an annual tradition at Franklin Regional High School – Clelian Heights Night. It’s a night when the Clelian Heights School for Exceptional Children in Greensburg visits Franklin Regional for a basketball game and so much more.
Graduation is a mixed bag of emotions for one local high school football player.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (93-7 THE FAN) — On what was otherwise a rough day for Pitt, the football program received great news that it hopes will offset a recent disappointment on the recruiting frontier.
HERSHEY, P.A. (93-7 THE FAN) — Tyler Boyd, perhaps the most bountiful byproduct of his team’s historic journey, fell shy of the state record for career touchdowns. Commit that to memory, because it’s pretty much the only shortcoming of the Clairton Class of 2013.
The Clairton Bears have done it again. The Bears won the Single-A state football championship in Hershey over Dunmore 20-0.
One of the greatest high school football teams in state history took to the home turf one more time Thursday.
WEXFORD (93-7 THE FAN) — It was slippy, it was sloppy, it was icky, and it was yucky at North Allegheny High School Friday night. Oh, and by the way, it rained, too.
The Clairton Bears have done it again. Impressively. They won Friday’s game against Port Allegany 44-12.
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In Clairton, high school football star Tyler Boyd was presented with a U.S. Army All-American Bowl game jersey on Monday. He is the first player from Clairton High School to ever make the game.
A local high school student is one of only 125 in the country to be selected to be in this year’s U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. There was a special ceremony for him at his school on Monday.
Here’s a look at some of the action from Hampton’s 20-9 road win over Knoch Friday, Sept. 28, 2013.
It was Homecoming night at Laurel Highlands High School Friday night as the Mustangs welcomed the Hampton Talbots to Uniontown. C.J. Arch ran for 180 yards on 17 carries and scored three touchdowns as the Talbots evened their record at 2-2 on the season. Quarterback Nick Grabowski was 16 of 21 passing for nearly 200 yards and a touchdown as Hampton posted a 47-0 shutout. Photos courtesy Rick Dayton, RD Sports Images.
Two of the top scorers in the WPIAL squared off Friday night in Allison Park as Hampton hosted Shaler in Section 3 boys basketball action. Ryan Luther, a 6’8” junior forward, paced the Talbots with 23 points, and twin brother Collin Luther added 19. Shaler’s Geno Thorpe knocked in 20 for the Shaler Titans who were outscored 20-7 in the 4th quarter of the 56-38 loss to Hampton.
Wayne High School won its second consecutive Class AA WVSSAC football championship to put a cap on an undefeated season. The Pioneers scored on their first possession at Wheeling Island Stadium and cruised to a 35-0 shut-out of Keyser. The Golden Tornadoes offense averaged 40 points a game, but the Pioneers limited them to just 92 yards of total offense and finished 14-0. Brandon Spurlock ran for 144 yards on 13 carries, scored three touchdowns, and was named the game’s most valuable player.
Photos from Week 14 of the 2012 High School Football season in Western Pennsylvania.
North Allegheny steamrolled into the WPIAL Class AAAA football championship by running over Seneca Valley for the second time this season. The Tigers scored on their first play from scrimmage and built a 30-point lead before halftime. North Allegheny won by a final score of 47-17. The Tigers will take on Woodland Hills at Heinz Field for the Class AAAA title.