Bob Pompeani and Demetrious Cox

“Mr. High School Sports” – MSU A Good Fit For Jayhawks’ Cox

Jeannette safety Demetrious Cox shied away from Penn State when the Sandusky scandal broke, and that should be a blessing for both him and Michigan State, which received his verbal commitment on KDKA-TV Monday.

93-7 The Fan–01/31/2012

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National Letter Of Intent Day Analysis From Bruce Feldman

College football writer for CBS Sports, and author of “Swing Your Sword,” the New York Times’ Best Seller, Bruce Feldman joined the Fan Morning Show on Tuesday to talk about National Letter of Intent Day.

93-7 The Fan–01/31/2012

Steven Adams

“Mr. High School Sports” – Pitt Recruit Adams Meets the Press

The crown jewel in Jamie Dixon’s 2012 recruiting class, and one of the most talked-about high school basketball players in America addressed the Pittsburgh media after an exhibition game at Ambridge Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–01/30/2012

J.P. Holtz

“Mr. High School Sports” – Shaler’s Holtz Commits To Pitt

In a week that has seen Pitt head coach Paul Chryst lose another WPIAL recruit, he has added another highly-touted one.

93-7 The Fan–01/25/2012

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4-1-Zoo: Pitt Loses Two Football Commits

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Paul Chryst and the Pitt football program lost two prospective recruits Monday, and oddly enough both bolted for the Mid-American Conference.

93-7 The Fan–01/24/2012

Dakota Conwell

“Mr. High School Sports” – Breaking News: USC’s Conwell Decommits

A number of Pitt’s linebackers, current and incoming, hail from the WPIAL, but Dakota Conwell is no longer planning on being one of them.

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2012


“Mr. High School Sports” – PG’s White Weighs in on Alleged Private School ‘Recruiting’

Do Catholic schools “recruit?” Do they have an unfair competitive advantage over their public counterparts? One WPIAL football coach thinks so, and the Post-Gazette’s scholastic sports editor reacts…

93-7 The Fan–11/18/2011

Chandler Kincade

“Mr. High School Sports” – Blackhawk’s Prodigy Pumped About Pitt

Pitt has turned to the Parkway Conference to add future depth at quarterback, and one of the Parkway’s most talented underclassmen talks about why he’s played beyond his years.

93-7 The Fan–11/17/2011

Devontae Watson

“Mr. High School Sports” – Lincoln Park’s Watson Makes Historic Commitment

By Matt Popchock ( For as brief as the history of Lincoln Park’s boys’ basketball program has been, that history has been an illustrious one. On Monday afternoon in Midland another proud chapter was written. […]

93-7 The Fan–11/15/2011

Julian Durden

“Mr. High School Sports” – Another WPIAL Tailback Headed to MAC

Montour’s Julian Durden continues to follow a similar path to the one taken by Central Catholic star Damion Jones-Moore…

93-7 The Fan–10/22/2011

Shakim Alonzo

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quad-A Stars Select Schools

One of the top players in WPIAL Class AAAA is going to the Ivy League, while another is going to one of Pitt’s Big East rivals…

93-7 The Fan–10/22/2011

Robert Foster

“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Foster Should Be Pitt’s Next Target

Pitt’s pursuit of one of the most sought-after recruits in the nation had a happy ending for Todd Graham. Now it’s time for him to turn his focus to the Class of 2013.

93-7 The Fan–10/19/2011


“Mr. High School Sports” – Backyard Brawl Spills Over Onto Recruiting Frontier

Penn Hills quarterback Chaz Whittaker recently committed to West Virginia, but the Mountaineers and Pitt are still slugging it out over several other top WPIAL recruits…

93-7 The Fan–10/19/2011

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Panther Digest’s Tony Greco Discusses Pitt’s Latest Recruiting Victory

The Pitt football expert looks at the impact of Rushel Shell’s decision to stay in blue and gold–Panther blue and gold, that is–and analyzes another top WPIAL player whom Pitt would like to add to its “high-octane” offense.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2011


MaxPreps’ Stephen Spiewak Talks Rushel Shell, New “QwiXcore” App

The MaxPreps editor weighs the importance of Rushel Shell’s decision to stay home for his college career, and talks about the latest innovation by our brother website…

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2011