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The “Mr. High School Sports” Podcast – Week 4 Edition

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Week Four of the 2013 high school football season gets underway with a handful of games kicking off at 7:00 tonight, and the rest at 7:30.

93-7 The Fan–09/20/2013

Mallory Claybourne

“Mr. High School Sports” – Former City League Athlete Draws Local Attention

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Have you heard about the wonderful things the University of Pittsburgh is doing to preserve endangered species?

93-7 The Fan–07/09/2013

Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – New WPIAL Crop Will Make Pitt Fruitful

By Matt Popchock ( This year Ben Roethlisberger became the first active NFL player ever to serve as honorary chairman for the annual Big 33 Classic. Evidently, while loafing on the sideline with his fellow […]

93-7 The Fan–06/19/2012

Big 33 logo

“Mr. High School Sports” LIVE from the Big 33 Classic

We’ll be keeping you posted all night as the top high school football seniors in Pennsylvania and Ohio, including 11 locals, square off in their final tune-up before the beginning of their college careers.

93-7 The Fan–06/16/2012

WPIAL/City League logos

“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL, City League to Merge in Some Out-of-Mainstream Sports

A partial WPIAL-City League merger is expected to be made official next week.

93-7 The Fan–12/14/2011

University Prep celebrates

“Mr. High School Sports” – New City League Team Continues Historic Run

Last year Central Valley made western PA football history, and on Saturday it was a new City League school’s turn to do the same.

93-7 The Fan–11/20/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Final WPIAL Playoff Picture

(UPDATED: 10/29/11 4:00 PM) Here are the 64 teams that have qualified for the 2011 WPIAL Football Playoffs, with matchups to be determined Monday and First Round games beginning next Friday…

93-7 The Fan–10/29/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Playoff Picture Update

(UPDATED: 10/23/11 11:30 PM)In Class A, one of nine available spots in the WPIAL Football Playoffs is still on the line after Saturday’s action. Here’s the latest playoff picture entering the final week of the season…

93-7 The Fan–10/23/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 8 Preview

With two weeks left in the 2011 WPIAL regular season, 26 playoff spots have been officially occupied across all four classifications…which means a whopping 38 are still up for grabs. As the temperature plummets, the intensity will only pick up with all those trips to the postseason, along with conference championships, on the line beginning this weekend.

93-7 The Fan–10/21/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Backyard Brawl Spills Over Onto Recruiting Frontier

Penn Hills quarterback Chaz Whittaker recently committed to West Virginia, but the Mountaineers and Pitt are still slugging it out over several other top WPIAL recruits…

93-7 The Fan–10/19/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Playoff Picture Update

Twenty-five of the 64 WPIAL Football Playoff spots have now been clinched. Here’s a look at who’s in, who’s out, and who’s on the bubble with two games to go…

93-7 The Fan–10/17/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 6 Preview

By Matt Popchock ( It’s been a busy week for the fully-recuperated “Mr. High School Sports,” and it’s going to be an even busier weekend throughout the WPIAL and City League, so let’s get right […]



“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 3 Preview

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger looks at the biggest games from the third weekend of the 2011 WPIAL football season..

93-7 The Fan–09/16/2011

Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – Athletes of the Week (Week 2)

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger salutes his top performers from Week 2 of the WPIAL football season…

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2011

Thomas Jefferson vs. Woodland Hills

“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 1 Preview

93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger looks at the biggest games from the opening weekend of the 2011 WPIAL football season…

93-7 The Fan–09/02/2011