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Robert Foster

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Contrite Foster Wins Parkway Prospect Battle

The history of WPIAL football is rich with talent that was properly cultivated and flourished at the collegiate and professional levels. Unfortunately, like everywhere else on the national gridiron, it is equally rich with talent that was undisciplined, and therefore, wasted.

93-7 The Fan–09/25/2012

Footballs

“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 4 WPIAL Football Preview

We break down the biggest games of the second week of the 2012 high school football season, including perspective from both coaches on KDKA’s Game of the Week between McKeesport and Penn-Trafford.

93-7 The Fan–09/21/2012

Footballs

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Lessons Learned From Week 3

We react to the biggest games and some of the more interesting results of Week 3 of the WPIAL football season.

93-7 The Fan–09/16/2012

Footballs

“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 2 WPIAL Football Preview

We break down the biggest games of the second week of the 2012 high school football season.

93-7 The Fan–09/07/2012

Footballs

“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 1 WPIAL Football Preview

We preview the biggest WPIAL football games from the opening weekend of the 2012 season, including our featured game between two Class AAAA contenders and new conference rivals.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2012

Robert Foster

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class AAA Parkway Conference Outlook

We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing on the Parkway Conference in Class AAA, perhaps the toughest of them all. For six consecutive seasons at least one team from this section has reached Heinz Field, and quite frankly, we foresee 2012 becoming the seventh.

93-7 The Fan–08/30/2012

Brian Omogrosso

“Mr. High School Sports” – Omogrosso Swaps Yellow Socks for White Sox

Remember the young man who nearly pitched Blackhawk to a Class AAA WPIAL Baseball Championship victory over Mount Lebanon at PNC Park? He’s come a long way.

93-7 The Fan–07/04/2012

PIAA Baseball Quarterfinals at North Allegheny

“Mr. High School Sports” – Blackhawk Chases Schneider, Runs Away from TJ

Although its shutout streak was halted, the baseball season was extended for Blackhawk (22-2) with an eventual 6-1 rout of Thomas Jefferson (17-6) in the PIAA Class AAA Quarterfinals at North Allegheny High School.

93-7 The Fan–06/08/2012

Sean Miller

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Hall-of-Famer Remembers ‘The Dunk’

A recent WPIAL Hall of Fame inductee remembers his role in one of the more famous plays in NCAA men’s basketball history.

93-7 The Fan–06/05/2012

Blackhawk baseball team photo

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championships: Cougars’ Coronation ‘Easy’ as 1-2-3

Blackhawk lefty Brendan McKay pitched 5 2/3 perfect innings and survived a perfectly imperfect bottom of the seventh inning to give the Cougars (21-2) a 1-0 win over Belle Vernon (18-5) at CONSOL Energy Park in the WPIAL Class AAA Baseball Final.

93-7 The Fan–06/01/2012

Baseball bats

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championship Matchups Almost Set

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) Because of rain in the area, Seneca Valley, which led Pittsburgh Central Catholic 2-0 in the bottom of the third Monday night, was forced to resume its WPIAL Class AAAA Semifinal […]

93-7 The Fan–05/22/2012

Baseball bats

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Semifinal Preview

Here’s a look at each of today’s WPIAL Baseball Semifinal games, and the individuals who might bring their teams one step closer to district gold.

93-7 The Fan–05/21/2012

(Photo  Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

“Mr. High School Sports” – The Court Report: View From The Top

In the early portion of the 2011-12 high school hoops season, each of the reigning WPIAL boys’ and girls’ champs, along with PIAA girls’ champion Mount Lebanon, started strong…

93-7 The Fan–01/02/2012

Chandler Kincade

“Mr. High School Sports” – Blackhawk’s Prodigy Pumped About Pitt

Pitt has turned to the Parkway Conference to add future depth at quarterback, and one of the Parkway’s most talented underclassmen talks about why he’s played beyond his years.

93-7 The Fan–11/17/2011

Burkett Complex, Robinson Township

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Playoff Highlights: First Round/Quarterfinals

A couple of heart-stoppers in Robinson Township were just a small sampling of what has been an exciting past few days in the 2011 WPIAL Baseball Playoffs. Here’s a look back at what’s happened thus far…

93-7 The Fan–05/24/2011

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