Class A

Robert Foley

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL: Mars Still in its Own World

Despite significant graduation losses, the Planets proved they’re still the team to beat in PIHL Class A last week.

93-7 The Fan–11/14/2011

Deaysean Rippy

Deaysean Rippy on The UPMC Centers for Rehab Services High School Football Show

Sto-Rox’s Deaysean Rippy, the No. 13 outside linebacker in the country according to MaxPreps, joined 93-7 The Fan’s John Phillips Saturday to react to his team’s 40-0 blanking of Brentwood in the WPIAL Class A Quarterfinals at Dormont Stadium the previous night.

93-7 The Fan–11/12/2011

Ron Butschle

Sto-Rox’s Ron Butschle Breaks Down Win Over Brentwood

Sto-Rox’s head football coach gives us some of the keys’ to the Vikings’ unprecedented season as they prepare for the WPIAL Semifinals…

93-7 The Fan–11/12/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Football Semifinal Matchups

Here are the matchups and preliminary thoughts on the 2011 WPIAL Football Semifinals…

93-7 The Fan–11/12/2011

Mars and Serra logos

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIHL Game of the Week: Mars (2-0-0) at Serra Catholic (2-0-0)

Three-time Penguins Cup champion and two-time state champ Mars will try to stay perfect as it takes on one of the few teams to match up well with the Planets in recent years.

93-7 The Fan–11/10/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Football Quarterfinal Matchups

Here’s an early look at all 16 WPIAL Football Quarterfinal games, which kick off next Friday…

93-7 The Fan–11/05/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – First Round Forecast

We fearlessly predict the winners of all 32 WPIAL First Round playoff games…

93-7 The Fan–11/04/2011

Heinz Field

“Mr. High School Sports” – 2011 Football Bracket Breakdown

Here’s what to look for in all four classifications as the 2011 WPIAL Football Playoffs kick off this weekend…

93-7 The Fan–10/31/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – 2011 WPIAL Football Playoff Matchups

By Matt Popchock ( Let the 64-team journey to Heinz Field begin! Here are all 32 First Round matchups, as the 2011 WPIAL Football Playoffs begin universally Fri., Nov. 4. All games are scheduled for […]

93-7 The Fan–10/31/2011


“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” – Week 9 Preview

Nine playoff spots, to say nothing of several conference championships, are still up for grabs in the final week of the 2011 WPIAL football regular season. Here’s what to look for…

93-7 The Fan–10/28/2011

PIHL logo

“Mr. High School Sports” – 2011-12 PIHL Preview: Class A

We preview the teams and players to watch in Class A, as all week long, the puck drops on the 2011-12 PIHL season…

93-7 The Fan–10/25/2011


“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” – 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