"Mr. High School Sports" - State Basketball Champs Need Coach, State Football Champs Lead RankingsA 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.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Steelers Win 'Homecoming Game'I do take one glaring thing from a nationally-televised 26-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field Sunday: a blocked punt.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Monroeville Mayor to Address Gateway CutsMonroeville mayor Greg Erosenko has told 93.7 The Fan he plans to address the recent cutbacks made by the Gateway School District, including the controversial demotion of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith, at the next city council meeting in August.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Haters Gonna Hate...Recently "Mr. High School Sports" has received some hate mail regarding recent blogs on Penn State, and, for that matter, athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith's employment status with Gateway High School...
"Mr. High School Sports" - Monroeville Mayor Reassures Coach's SupportersFormer Gateway School Board president and current Monroeville mayor Greg Erosenko has attempted to deflect some recent criticism by affirming his support for embattled Gateway head football coach Terry Smith.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Smith, Gateway Still in Noble Pursuit of JusticeLast Wednesday residents of the greater Monroeville area lined up around the Gateway Senior High School auditorium to loudly and proudly voice their support for the full-time retention of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith, but the relative silence of their school board remains deafening.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Will Gateway Oust Successful Coach?On Wednesday evening at 7:00 the Gateway School Board will convene to decide the fate of athletic director/head football coach Terry Smith.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Population Grows in 'Pittsburgh West'Arizona becomes "Pittsburgh West" for high school football players too...Mr. High School Sports heads to Ohio...and a future WPIAL Hall-of-Famer returns to Pittsburgh...
"Mr. High School Sports" - Gateway/PSU's King Finds New HomeIn case you missed it, one former WPIAL football star officially united with another in Indianapolis over the weekend.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Holzshu's 'Hunters' Ready for RamblersHead coach Paul Holzshu has Shaler ready to continue its pursuit of program history Saturday afternoon against the Quad-A basketball champions of PIAA District 10.
"Mr. High School Sports" - WPIAL In Good Stead Entering 2nd Round Of StatesQuite a few WPIAL teams, including boys' Quad-A champion Gateway, have moved on in the PIAA Basketball Championships, and the Gators aren't the only ones capable of a deep run.
"Mr. High School Sports" - WPIAL Basketball Championships: Who Wants It More?Several of Saturday's WPIAL Basketball Championship participants may differ in how they got there, or even in their skill level altogether, but no one can question their desire...which will decide these games.
"Mr. High School Sports" - The Court Report: Beaver County Upset, Section 2 SpotlightThe road team finished strong in a battle of two of the top girls' teams in the WPIAL, while several boys' and girls' squads east of Pittsburgh have significant games Friday night.
"Mr. High School Sports" - The Court Report: View From The TopIn the early portion of the 2011-12 high school hoops season, each of the reigning WPIAL boys' and girls' champs, along with PIAA girls' champion Mount Lebanon, started strong...
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIHL Rink Report: Latrobe, Eastern Schools Dominate EarlyWe often talk about how good the hockey is in the South Hills, but some teams east of Pittsburgh, including a recent dynasty, are also turning heads early in the 2011-12 season.