HARMONY, P.A. (93-7 THE FAN) — After an uncharacteristically ugly win at Heinz Field, Friday was a return to the norm for three-time WPIAL champion North Allegheny (14-0), and another mercy rule-shortened day at the office for its quarterback.
The Indians are chasing history…or, to be more precise, Chayse-ing it.
One of the stars of the Gateway Gators high school football team will be on the field Friday night. The WPIAL board of the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League has ruled that freshman, Aiden Howard, did not transfer into the district from the North Hills School District for athletic reasons.
They’re extremely talented young athletes – football standouts and basketball stars – who left their home school districts and now play for other schools. Have they been recruited? And did they transfer with athletic intent?
As is typically the case these days, the turning point of Friday’s game at Neil Brown Stadium happened several minutes before kickoff, when the Clairton Bears (5-0, 5-0) took the field.
A lot of eyes are going to be on this conference not just because it got tougher, but because the defending champion Clairton Bears enter the new season with four straight district titles, three consecutive PIAA crowns, and a nation-best 47-game winning streak, a WPIAL record, on the line.
A number of news outlets have published their PIAA football preseason rankings for the 2012 season, which kicks off around these parts next Friday, including brother website MaxPreps, which tabs defending Class AAAA state champ Central Dauphin as number one in the Commonwealth, regardless of classification.
Twenty-seven-year-old Cassidy Krug, the most decorated diver in Montour High School history and a national champion at Stanford, fell just short in her quest to pick up an Olympic medal in the women’s three-meter springboard competition.
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Riverside and Neshannock, the WPIAL flag-bearers in Friday’s PIAA Baseball and Softball Championships, respectively, went home happy from Happy Valley.
Despite fielding a team with only two seniors, Riverside is the lone WPIAL representative in Penn State Friday as it tries for back-to-back PIAA baseball championships.
Although its shutout streak was halted, the baseball season was extended for Blackhawk (22-2) with an eventual 6-1 rout of Thomas Jefferson (17-6) in the PIAA Class AAA Quarterfinals at North Allegheny High School.
Deer Lakes (20-1), sparked by a crucial error and timely hitting, continued its historic run with a 5-4 win over District 9 runner-up Wilmington in the First Round of the PIAA Softball Playoffs at North Allegheny High School Monday afternoon.
KDKA-TV’s Andy Sheehan has investigated the WPIAL basketball dominance of Lincoln Park. But did the charter school really do anything wrong?
Head coach Paul Holzshu has Shaler ready to continue its pursuit of program history Saturday afternoon against the Quad-A basketball champions of PIAA District 10.