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?
A report by KD Investigator Andy Sheehan on Monday raised questions about the Lincoln Park Performing Arts School in Beaver County. Are student-athletes switching schools for academic, or athletic, reasons?
A local school for the performing arts has only been around for five years, but it already has one of the best boys basketball teams in the state.
The PIAA recently changed a rule governing student-athletes who change schools for athletic intent, but 93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger wants to see that change taken a step further.