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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Basketball Championships: Who Wants It More?

Several of Saturday’s WPIAL Basketball Championship participants may differ in how they got there, or even in their skill level altogether, but no one can question their desire…which will decide these games.

93-7 The Fan–03/03/2012

Lincoln Park celebrates

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Basketball Championships: Lincoln Park Finally Makes History

After two tough losses at the Palumbo Center, a determined Lincoln Park squad overpowered its section rival for a third time to capture boys’ basketball gold for the first time.

93-7 The Fan–03/03/2012

Seton-LaSalle girls celebrate

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Basketball Championships: Rebels Hold Serve Against Section Rivals

Despite a late push by Bishop Canevin, Seton-LaSalle hung on to successfully defend its title in WPIAL girls’ Class AA hoops.

93-7 The Fan–03/03/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Basketball Playoffs: Day 2 Reaction/Day 3 Analysis

There was controversy in the WPIAL Basketball Championships over the weekend that might translate into legal trouble for one player. Meanwhile, we give our thoughts on Tuesday night’s boys’ and girls’ First Round games…

93-7 The Fan–02/20/2012

A.J. Palumbo Center scoreboard

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Hoops Brackets Finalized

Here are the dates, times, and sites for the Preliminary and First Rounds of the 2012 WPIAL Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Playoffs…

93-7 The Fan–02/14/2012

Tom Nola

“Mr. High School Sports” – Clairton and its Coach Lonely at the Top

Clairton head coach Tom Nola and his football program proved itself a once-in-a-lifetime outfit in Hershey Friday afternoon.

93-7 The Fan–12/17/2011

North Allegheny and Upper St. Clair helmets

“Mr. High School Sports” – Two Key Calls Pave the Way for N.A.

USC’s decision on the overtime coin toss and a controversial touchdown awarded to Brendan Coniker proved to be turning points in North Allegheny’s WPIAL title defense.

93-7 The Fan–11/28/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Legendary Drive Adds To Aliquippa’s Legacy

The drive that won the 2011 WPIAL Class AA football title for Aliquippa is one that will be remembered for a very long time.



“Mr. High School Sports” – Bound For Actual Glory: Montour Emphatically Ends Title Drought

Behind their talented running back the Spartans stunned the Knights for their first WPIAL football title since 1964.

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – It ‘Bears’ Repeating: Clairton Wins 4th Straight WPIAL Crown

The Bears became the first WPIAL football program since now-defunct Brookline in the mid-1950’s to win four championships in a row.

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2011

Heinz Field

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Football Championship Updates

We’re at Heinz Field all day and night to bring you the latest scores for all four WPIAL championship games!

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2011

Montour and Knoch helmets

“Mr. High School Sports” – Class AAA Championship Preview

Two teams with high-flying offenses will try to continue their remarkable playoff runs and end long WPIAL football championship droughts on Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2011

North Allegheny and Upper St. Clair helmets

“Mr. High School Sports” – Class AAAA Championship Preview

After its most emotional win of the season, does Jim Render’s team have enough left to knock off the squad that handed USC its only loss of the 2011 campaign?

93-7 The Fan–11/26/2011

Aliquippa vs. Jeannette

“Mr. High School Sports” – Class AA Championship Preview

Heinz Field couldn’t be a more appropriate meeting place for two of the most successful programs in WPIAL Class AA history Saturday evening.

93-7 The Fan–11/25/2011

Clairton and Sto-Rox helmets

“Mr. High School Sports” – Class A Championship Preview

Clairton looks to become the first Class A team to win four straight WPIAL titles, while Sto-Rox tries to continue one of its best seasons in program history.

93-7 The Fan–11/23/2011