By Matt Popchock


Normally, toward the end of every edition of “The UPMC Centers for Rehab Services High School Football Show,” 93-7 The Fan’s John Phillips and Mr. High School Sports make their picks for five big games on the horizon.

However, because the matchups for the First Round of the 2011 WPIAL Football Playoffs remain to be seen, we raised the stakes this weekend.

Listen as John and Mr. High School Sports make their predictions for which teams will meet at Heinz Field Nov. 26 to compete for district football gold…

Through the end of the 2011 regular season, John is 25-10 on picks (3-2 last week), while Mr. High School Sports is 28-7 overall (4-1 last week).

Be sure to listen to “The MSA Sports Football Pairings Show,” hosted by Don Rebel from the Radisson Hotel in Greentree, Monday night from 7:00 to 8:00 on 93-7 The Fan, as all 32 First Round matchups are revealed, and keep reading the “Mr. High School Sports” blog for continuing postseason coverage.

“The UPMC Centers for Rehab Services Game of the Week” will return to 93.7 The Fan next Friday at a site and time to be determined.

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