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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

Clairton with PIAA football trophy

Clairton Bears Claim 4th Straight State Title

The Clairton Bears have done it again. The Bears won the Single-A state football championship in Hershey over Dunmore 20-0.

12/14/2012

(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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

“Mr. High School Sports” — North Allegheny, Rival Pitt Recruit Ready To Move On

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.

93-7 The Fan–12/01/2012

Chayse Dillon

“Mr. High School Sports” – PIAA Football Quarterfinal Preview

The Indians are chasing history…or, to be more precise, Chayse-ing it.

93-7 The Fan–11/30/2012

Gateway Gators

KDKA Investigation: Gateway High School Transfers

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.

10/23/2012

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

WPIAL Thwarted In Blocking Athletic Transfers

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?

10/18/2012

Brett & Luke Brumbaugh

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Bears, Bulldogs, Brumbaughs, And Blowouts

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.

93-7 The Fan–10/02/2012

Tyler Boyd

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class A Black Hills Conference Outlook

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.

93-7 The Fan–08/23/2012

Mack Leftwich

“Mr. High School Sports” – State Basketball Champs Need Coach, State Football Champs Lead Rankings

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.

93-7 The Fan–08/22/2012

Cassidy Krug

“Mr. High School Sports” – Montour’s Krug Commendable in Near-Medal Effort

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.

93-7 The Fan–08/06/2012

Rushel Shell

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

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) 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

Riverside and Neshannock logos

“Mr. High School Sports” – Riverside, Neshannock Strike Gold at PSU

Riverside and Neshannock, the WPIAL flag-bearers in Friday’s PIAA Baseball and Softball Championships, respectively, went home happy from Happy Valley.

93-7 The Fan–06/16/2012

Riverside vs. North Star

“Mr. High School Sports” – Stray Cats Stick Together En Route to Lions’ Den

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.

93-7 The Fan–06/14/2012

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