Mr. High School Sports

Alex Bookser, Mt. Lebanon

“Mr. High School Sports” – Mount Lebanon Out To Earn Respect From Quad-A Champs

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Mike Melnyk could probably empathize with someone like Paul Chryst. They’re both in the second year of their present jobs, and they’re both beginning their seasons by leading the team […]

93-7 The Fan–08/29/2013

Terry Swanson

“Mr. High School Sports” — Which Defending WPIAL Champion Will Repeat?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately, this includes one of the most exciting stories in the history of WPIAL football.

93-7 The Fan–08/24/2013

Clairton Bears

“Mr. High School Sports” – Big And Small, The WPIAL (Still) Has It All

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — External perception of high school football in western Pennsylvania may have mellowed over the past couple generations, but the footprint left by the WPIAL on the national canvas is still large.

93-7 The Fan–08/22/2013

Footballs

“Mr. High School Sports” – Ohio State Taps Into WPIAL Pipeline Again

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The infamous events involving former Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel that dissuaded some WPIAL youth from going there have not stopped the new regime under Urban Meyer from pursuing western PA talent, and the Buckeyes have added a significant name to their 2014 freshman class.

93-7 The Fan–07/30/2013

Lenny Williams

“Mr. High School Sports” – Meet The Big 7’s Ready-For-Prime-Time Players

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Over two months ago ROOT Sports and the WPIAL agreed to continue the network’s “McDonald’s High School Football” program. Their 2013 television schedule should be released soon, and one featured game, in fact, seems to have been leaked.

93-7 The Fan–07/29/2013

Mike Caputo

“Mr. High School Sports” – Where Have You Gone, Mike Caputo?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Former Perry athlete Mallory Claybourne, recently offered by Pitt, has confirmed to one source he will play for the new Renaissance Christian Academy program for his senior season.

93-7 The Fan–07/10/2013

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

DST Strongman Winners

“Mr. High School Sports” — Former N.A. Lineman Tackles Strongman Contest

MONACA, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Since February, the University of Delaware has been known for matriculating a Super Bowl champion, and, as of this past weekend, another Blue Hen can crow about a heroic feat of athleticism.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2013

New Castle vs. Hampton

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIAA Championship Outlook: Can’t Stop The ‘Cane

Coming off a wire-to-wire march to the WPIAL Class AAA title with a largely intact lineup, expectations were understandably high for the New Castle boys this March.

93-7 The Fan–03/16/2013

Basketball

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIAA Championship Outlook: Zimmer Sparks Bethel Park

One game is all that separates neighborhood rivals Mount Lebanon (22-3) and Bethel Park (23-3). It’s all that separated them in the AAAA-Sec. 4 girls’ basketball standings, and it’s all that separated the Blue Devils from a shot at another district crown.

93-7 The Fan–03/08/2013

Palumbo Center scoreboard

“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

Tom Nola with Clairton/Pitt recruits

“Mr. High School Sports” – How ‘Bout Dat’ Pitt Recruiting Class?

CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) — It was senior athlete Tyler Boyd who originally got “Bout Dat,” part of a lyric by rapper Gucci Mane, trending on Twitter as the slogan of Clairton High School’s historic football team. If he has his way again, he’ll get “#ACCChamps” trending as well.

93-7 The Fan–02/06/2013

Tyler Boyd

“Mr. High School Sports” – Pitt Is It For Clairton’s Boyd

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (93-7 THE FAN) — On what was otherwise a rough day for Pitt, the football program received great news that it hopes will offset a recent disappointment on the recruiting frontier.

93-7 The Fan–01/06/2013

Clairton with PIAA football trophy

“Mr. High School Sports” – How Bout Dat? Boyd, Defense Dominate For Clairton

HERSHEY, P.A. (93-7 THE FAN) — Tyler Boyd, perhaps the most bountiful byproduct of his team’s historic journey, fell shy of the state record for career touchdowns. Commit that to memory, because it’s pretty much the only shortcoming of the Clairton Class of 2013.

93-7 The Fan–12/17/2012

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

“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

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