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Know The Score: Nov. 29, 2013

It doesn’t get any bigger than high school football in Western Pennsylvania.

11/29/2013

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Károlyi Says National Championships Is Important Moment For Sport of Gymnastics

Pittsburgh has hosted dozens of NFL playoff games. World Series titles have been decided here, and the same goes for college and pro hockey.

11/19/2013

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Vincentian, Montour Boys Recapture WPIAL Basketball Crowns

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The boys’ portion of the WPIAL Basketball Championships began Friday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center with two teams capturing their second district crowns in three years.

93-7 The Fan–03/02/2013

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Oh Henry! Quips, Behind O-Line, Headed To Hershey

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.

93-7 The Fan–12/08/2012

Clairton Bears

“Mr. High School Sports” – As Clairton Turns 60, Top Prospects Turn Heads

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Four wins this month was enough for the Clairton Bears to make history, and four catches on Saturday were apparently enough for Bobby Engram to make up his mind.

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2012

North Allegheny celebrates

“Mr. High School Sports” – NA Still Setting The (Black And) Gold Standard

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — You can’t buy enough vowels to put into succinct words what Art Walker’s team has achieved.

93-7 The Fan–11/25/2012

Terry Swanson

“Mr. High School Sports” – Attrition Allows Aliquippa To Stay On Top

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — How did the Quips steamroll another opponent on their self-paved path to Hershey?

93-7 The Fan–11/24/2012

Riverside and Neshannock logos

“Mr. High School Sports” – Riverside, Neshannock Strike Gold at PSU

Riverside and Neshannock, the WPIAL flag-bearers in Friday’s PIAA Baseball and Softball Championships, respectively, went home happy from Happy Valley.

93-7 The Fan–06/16/2012

Riverside vs. North Star

“Mr. High School Sports” – Stray Cats Stick Together En Route to Lions’ Den

Despite fielding a team with only two seniors, Riverside is the lone WPIAL representative in Penn State Friday as it tries for back-to-back PIAA baseball championships.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Softball Championships: Two Teams Don First-Ever Gold Medals

If all of Pittsburgh remembers “The Slide,” maybe one day all of Houston will remember “The Triple.”

93-7 The Fan–06/01/2012

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

CONSOL Energy Park

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championships: Smith Embodies Seneca’s Toughness

Georgetown recruit Matt Smith hung tough to deliver rare back-to-back district baseball championships to Seneca Valley.

93-7 The Fan–05/31/2012

CONSOL Energy Park

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championships: Strittmatter Strikes Again for Neshannock

One year after strong-arming Neshannock to a championship, Alex Strittmatter gave the Lancers (21-2) a second straight WPIAL title with a 5-0 win over previously unbeaten California (19-1) in the Class A Baseball Final at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington.

93-7 The Fan–05/31/2012

CONSOL Energy Park

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championships: Ellwood Ends Riverside’s Reign

Both neighbors enter the state playoffs after, fittingly, sharing the Section 5 crown, but the Wolverines will do so on the heels of their fifth district title in program history in tow, which is also their first since 2003.

93-7 The Fan–05/31/2012

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“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

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