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HSFB preview by position: Big offers for top defensive linemen

In a region fought over by Pitt and Penn State, the Fighting Irish have made themselves at home. Notre Dame has verbal commitments from four ...

Gorman: McKeesport's Harper has high hopes

Curtis Harper believes what he does best is bull rush, where the massive McKeesport defensive tackle overpowers offensive linemen. "That's what I'm good at," said ...

New coach ready to uphold McKeesport tradition

Matt Miller is a 1992 McKeesport grad, but the new coach's family ties to the program go two generations deeper. So while legendary coach George ...

McKeesport's Cook commits to Youngstown State

McKeesport senior defensive end Antoine Cook (6-4, 215) made a verbal commitment to Youngstown State on Friday, according to Tigers coach Matt Miller. Cook, a ...

McKeesport DT Harper commits to Syracuse

McKeesport senior defensive tackle Curtis Harper (6-2, 291) made a verbal commitment to Syracuse on Monday, according to Tigers coach Matt Miller. He also had ...

High school notebook: CW North Catholic's Breen commits to Dayton

Sam Breen, a rising senior at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, made a verbal commitment to play basketball at Dayton late Wednesday night. The 6-foot-1 forward scored ...

Gorman: No team is no problem for McKeesport volleyball player

That McKeesport has a Division I men's volleyball recruit is impressive, considering the school doesn't even have a boys volleyball team. It's both a ...

High school notebook: 12 WPIAL players picked for Big 33 game

Twelve players from the WPIAL have been selected to play for Team Pennsylvania in the 39th annual Big 33 Football Classic, set for June 18 ...

Gorman: Hudson is ready to play

Khaleke Hudson isn't the highest-rated recruit in Western Pennsylvania, nor was he the Tribune-Review's Player of the Year. What separates the 6-foot, 205-pound McKeesport safety ...

Cash's development key to McKeesport's success

College can wait. The future is now for Johnasia Cash. With the 6-foot-1 junior leading the way, the McKeesport girls basketball team continues to be a ...

McKeesport safety Khaleke Hudson chooses Michigan 

Khaleke Hudson already had his mind made up, but before the All-America safety could announce his college choice he had to fend off two coaches. Pitt's ...

Harlan: McKeesport's Hudson weighing options

McKeesport's Khaleke Hudson traveled to Penn State this weekend confident he'd return home with a clearer view of his future. A highly recruited safety, Hudson ...

Gorman: Smith's real triple option made him one of the best

George Smith was talking about his coaching philosophy when he had to stop and laugh at the irony. When it came to priorities, Smith ...

George Smith retires as McKeesport football coach

George Smith made it abundantly clear that this exit as McKeesport football coach is ending a legendary coaching career that spanned three decades at one ...

Gorman: WPIAL stars shining on a bigger stage

Miles Sanders and Khaleke Hudson were arguably the top players in the WPIAL this fall, so it's no surprise they would shine on a national ...

Hot-shooting North Allegheny holds off McKeesport to win host tournament title

North Allegheny's high-scoring offense didn't miss a beat without its leading scorer. Keagan Phillips picked up the slack Wednesday night for No. 2 North Allegheny, scoring ...

Daily News Dynamic 33 football all-star team

From a record-setting touchdown pass to an unpredictable winning streak, Daily News region schools again provided endless storylines during the 2015 high school football season. ...

McKeesport's explosive Hudson named Daily News Player of Year

There is little, if any, expression on Khaleke Hudson's face. His soft-spoken manner offers no clue of his immense football expertise. "He actually shows no emotion ...

McKeesport, Central Catholic linebackers make verbal commitments

A pair of Western Pennsylvania prep linebackers made Christmas special with verbal commitments on Friday. McKeesport senior outside linebacker Tymar Sutton (6-0, 210) made a verbal ...

McKeesport wrestlers continue on path toward consistent program

McKeesport wrestling coach Adam Alfer wants the parents and kids in his community to know something. "There are other sports in McKeesport than football and basketball," ...

Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin's Karlyn Garner, McKeesport's Ronnie Upsher

Karlyn Garner School: West Mifflin Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Garner, who also plays football for the Titans, scored 20 points, 16 in ...

McKeesport girls plan to remain up-tempo

The tip-off for the WPIAL girls basketball season is approaching, and like most teams, McKeesport is pushing through the final stages of preseason preparation. On ...

McKeesport boys put focus on defense as season nears

As a courtesy, McKeesport boys basketball coach Gerald Grayson figured it would be OK for the football players who also play on his team to ...

Penn-Trafford wipes out 12-point deficit with late surge, ousts McKeesport in overtime

Fans walking out of Gateway's Pete Antimarino Stadium on Friday couldn't believe what they had seen. No. 2 Penn-Trafford and No. 7 McKeesport put on quite ...

Rematches highlight WPIAL quarterfinal playoff schedule

If at first you don't succeed ... Punt? No, that's not how it goes. Best to get back out there and try again. At least that's what ...


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