"Mr. High School Sports" - Mount Lebanon Out To Earn Respect From Quad-A Champs
"Mr. High School Sports" -- Which Defending WPIAL Champion Will Repeat?PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately, this includes one of the most exciting stories in the history of WPIAL football.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Big And Small, The WPIAL (Still) Has It AllPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- External perception of high school football in western Pennsylvania may have mellowed over the past couple generations, but the footprint left by the WPIAL on the national canvas is still large.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Ohio State Taps Into WPIAL Pipeline AgainPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The infamous events involving former Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel that dissuaded some WPIAL youth from going there have not stopped the new regime under Urban Meyer from pursuing western PA talent, and the Buckeyes have added a significant name to their 2014 freshman class.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Meet The Big 7's Ready-For-Prime-Time PlayersPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Over two months ago ROOT Sports and the WPIAL agreed to continue the network's "McDonald's High School Football" program. Their 2013 television schedule should be released soon, and one featured game, in fact, seems to have been leaked.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Where Have You Gone, Mike Caputo?PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Former Perry athlete Mallory Claybourne, recently offered by Pitt, has confirmed to one source he will play for the new Renaissance Christian Academy program for his senior season.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Former City League Athlete Draws Local AttentionPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Have you heard about the wonderful things the University of Pittsburgh is doing to preserve endangered species?
"Mr. High School Sports" -- Former N.A. Lineman Tackles Strongman ContestMONACA, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) -- Since February, the University of Delaware has been known for matriculating a Super Bowl champion, and, as of this past weekend, another Blue Hen can crow about a heroic feat of athleticism.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIAA Championship Outlook: Can't Stop The 'CaneComing off a wire-to-wire march to the WPIAL Class AAA title with a largely intact lineup, expectations were understandably high for the New Castle boys this March.
"Mr. High School Sports" - PIAA Championship Outlook: Zimmer Sparks Bethel ParkOne game is all that separates neighborhood rivals Mount Lebanon (22-3) and Bethel Park (23-3). It's all that separated them in the AAAA-Sec. 4 girls' basketball standings, and it's all that separated the Blue Devils from a shot at another district crown.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Vincentian, Montour Boys Recapture WPIAL Basketball CrownsPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The boys' portion of the WPIAL Basketball Championships began Friday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center with two teams capturing their second district crowns in three years.
"Mr. High School Sports" - How 'Bout Dat' Pitt Recruiting Class?CLAIRTON (93-7 THE FAN) -- It was senior athlete Tyler Boyd who originally got "Bout Dat," part of a lyric by rapper Gucci Mane, trending on Twitter as the slogan of Clairton High School's historic football team. If he has his way again, he'll get "#ACCChamps" trending as well.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Pitt Is It For Clairton's BoydSAN ANTONIO, Texas (93-7 THE FAN) -- On what was otherwise a rough day for Pitt, the football program received great news that it hopes will offset a recent disappointment on the recruiting frontier.
"Mr. High School Sports" - How Bout Dat? Boyd, Defense Dominate For ClairtonHERSHEY, P.A. (93-7 THE FAN) -- Tyler Boyd, perhaps the most bountiful byproduct of his team's historic journey, fell shy of the state record for career touchdowns. Commit that to memory, because it's pretty much the only shortcoming of the Clairton Class of 2013.
"Mr. High School Sports" - Oh Henry! Quips, Behind O-Line, Headed To HersheyWEXFORD (93-7 THE FAN) -- It was slippy, it was sloppy, it was icky, and it was yucky at North Allegheny High School Friday night. Oh, and by the way, it rained, too.