A lot of eyes are going to be on this conference not just because it got tougher, but because the defending champion Clairton Bears enter the new season with four straight district titles, three consecutive PIAA crowns, and a nation-best 47-game winning streak, a WPIAL record, on the line.
Millions of Americans enjoy camping during the summer months. However, few things are as frightening as being in a tent when a bear pays a visit.
Clairton’s path to the record books looks pretty clear. But don’t expect a move up to Class AA in football to follow.
Clairton’s head coach leads his state champion Bears in search of a six-pack of wins against Rochester, whom they meet in the WPIAL playoffs for the sixth straight time Friday.
Defending PIAA champ Clairton completed its “three-peat” as WPIAL Class A champions by blanking Rochester, as QB/DE Desimon Green making his usual assortment of big plays on both sides of the ball.
The Clairton QB/DE compares this year’s Bears to the 2009 PIAA championship team and talks about being recruited by Pitt.