Class AAAA

Geno Thorpe

“Mr. High School Sports” – Inside the Gym with Geno Thorpe

Our series on some of the top boys’ basketball players in the WPIAL begins with the young man who will try to lead Shaler to unprecedented glory, and, next fall, try to do the same at State College.

93-7 The Fan–02/03/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Roundball Roundup: Fantastic Four, Exciting Exhibitions

We acknowledge the WPIAL’s leading scorer for his latest great achievement, and we preview a trio of special high school basketball events coming to a gym near you this weekend…

93-7 The Fan–01/21/2012


“Mr. High School Sports” – Radical Reconstruction Reaction

The WPIAL football canvas will have a distinctively different look next season. Here’s what we think of the new conferences…

93-7 The Fan–01/18/2012

J.C. Howard

“Mr. High School Sports” – N.A. Survives Davis, Central Via Late Layup

Central Catholic’s top scorer put on quite a show for the home fans, but a last-second bunny bolstered North Allegheny back within reach of first place in AAAA-Sec. 3.

93-7 The Fan–01/11/2012

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“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

Damion Jones-Moore

“Mr. High School Sports” – More WPIAL Football Stars Honored by PIAA

Over 20 football players from the WPIAL have been selected for the 2011 Class AAAA and Class AA All-PIAA teams.

93-7 The Fan–12/23/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – N.A.’s Reign Ends in Final Seconds

A walk-off field goal produced an upset at Altoona, and left Clairton as the WPIAL’s lone flag-bearer in Hershey next weekend.

93-7 The Fan–12/11/2011

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

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

Damion Jones-Moore

“Mr. High School Sports” – UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Athlete of the Week

By Matt Popchock ( This week’s UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Athlete of the Week is Damion Jones-Moore, a senior tailback for the Pittsburgh Central Catholic football team. Over a stellar varsity career that has […]

93-7 The Fan–11/17/2011

North Allegheny 35, Seneca Valley 10

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quad-A Playoffs Take Center Stage

93.7 The Fan and proud sponsor ROOT Sports will focus on the Quad-A portion of the WPIAL Football Semifinals this Friday…

93-7 The Fan–11/16/2011


“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

Tom Woodson

Tom Woodson On The UPMC Centers For Rehab Services High School Football Show

One of Gateway’s several Division I prospects reacts to his team’s big playoff win over Shaler Friday night…

93-7 The Fan–11/05/2011


“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

Antimarino Stadium

“Mr. High School Sports” LIVE from Gateway High School

We’re providing live playoff updates from Antimarino Stadium all night long, as Gateway and Shaler open the 2011 WPIAL postseason…

93-7 The Fan–11/04/2011