As we prepare for Week 6 of the WPIAL football season, we continue with our newest feature of our website, The “Mr. High School Sports” Podcast. It’s a look back at the highlights of the previous weekend, and a look ahead at things to come in high school football.
Just a couple of weeks before school starts and some parents in Aliquippa are just now finding out their local head start building is closing.
We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing this time on the Big 7 Conference in Class A. Rochester had been the traditional flag-bearer in that section for many years, but the tradition was broken in 2011 with the rise of Sto-Rox.
Every once in a while we get a kick out of seeing what WPIAL alumni are up to, and starting this weekend the entire world will get to share in the celebration of western Pennsylvania’s proud athletic heritage.
You may not see them on Saturday afternoons in “Wide World of Sports,” or at ungodly hours on ESPN2, but you might have seen a few of the strongest young men in Beaver County fought for the title of best strongman in Monaca, PA recently.
A burglary suspect was arrested in Beaver County. Samuel Zakutney, 25, of Hookstown, led police on a chase after trying to cash a bad check at the Huntington bank in Rochester Borough.
Crews spent the overnight hours making repairs to a ruptured gas line in Beaver County.
Pittsburgh Central Catholic QB Perry Hills and Sto-Rox wide receiver Dontezz Ford shined in their final taste of high school football before playing for separate Division I programs this fall.
The closure of the Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge caused major delays in Sewickley during rush hour Monday.
A homicide suspect turned himself in Sunday afternoon in Mercer County.
Clairton’s head coach leads his state champion Bears in search of a six-pack of wins against Rochester, whom they meet in the WPIAL playoffs for the sixth straight time Friday.
Rochester head football coach Gene Matsook was upbeat when I talked to him about his team’s chances against Avonworth. His faith was rewarded Friday when his Rams hung on for a 26-22 victory in the WPIAL Class A Quarterfinals.
Sto-Rox linebacker Deaysean Rippy gives us a recruiting update and previews the Vikings’ key Big 7 Conference game Friday against WPIAL Class A finalist Rochester…
Rushel Shell makes a national TV appearance, an under-the-radar game to watch in Week 4, and thoughts on McKeesport’s offense are on the mind of 93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger this week…
(UPDATED 07/25/11) In a charity event recently previewed on KDKA-TV, three Beaver County youths ruled the competition, as they and other budding bodybuilders from western Pennsylvania flexed their muscles for a good cause.