Football

Woodland Hills teammates Sanders, Shaw lead Pennsylvania past Maryland in Big 33 game

HERSHEY — Even in an all-star game, Woodland Hills' Miles Sanders and Jo-El Shaw shared the backfield. And again, they made it work. The WPIAL's ...

Franklin Regional's Summers helps Pennsylvania to Big 33 victory

Last year's Pennsylvania-Maryland Big 33 clash was halted at halftime with Pennsylvania leading 20-3. There was no stopping the PA team Saturday as the two states ...

Central's Hamlin ready for healthy return in Big 33 Football Classic

Central Catholic's Damar Hamlin felt a little nervous when he returned to the football field this week for practice. That probably is rare for the star ...

Pahanish receives Danscak scholarship in Thomas Jefferson football program

Braden Pahanish, a three-year starter on the Thomas Jefferson football team, concedes it's one of the highest honors he has received in his high school ...

Franklin Regional's Summers set for Saturday's Big 33 Classic all-star football game

Todd Summers will start his collegiate football career at Villanova in less than two months. But before he takes to the field for the Football Championship ...

Bonislawski named football coach at Riverview

Riverview High School on Monday night hired former Highlands and UConn quarterback Matt Bonislawski as its head football coach. Bonislawski, 32, replaces Jason Cappa ...

Freeport prepares to unveil $4.48 million stadium complex

John Gaillot envisions opening night and his face lights up. He's like a kid who can't wait to tell an unbelievable story. He almost can't ...

North Allegheny tight end Sestili commits to Temple

North Allegheny tight end Griffin Sestili verbally committed to Temple, Tigers coach Art Walker confirmed. The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Sestili had seven receptions for 100 yards and ...

Gorman: Clairton's Wade has a top 10, invite

Lamont Wade got gold and silver medals Thursday at the WPIAL track and field finals, as well as a golden ticket. Wade won WPIAL Class ...

Franklin Regional's Botta to be enshrined in PSFCA Hall of Fame

Greg Botta led the Franklin Regional football team to a 9-3 overall record, a 6-2 second-place mark in the Greater Allegheny Conference and the semifinals ...

Harlan: Armstrong running back finally outruns questions

College football recruiters who visit Armstrong junior Zane Dudek share a common question about the WPIAL's leading rusher. Is he fast enough? "I try to tell ...

Gorman: Jurkovec can focus on football

Now that Phil Jurkovec has made his college choice, committing to Notre Dame on Monday, the Pine-Richland quarterback can focus on the finer points of ...

Gorman: National spotlight on Pine-Richland football

Say this about Eric Kasperowicz: The Pine-Richland football coach sure knows how to keep a secret. Kasperowicz has known for weeks where his star sophomore ...

Gorman: WPIAL makes right move on Bronaugh

DiMantae Bronaugh was hopeful the WPIAL would grant him a fifth year of eligibility at Aliquippa, but skipped the first day of spring football workouts ...

Pine-Richland's Jurkovec commits to Notre Dame

Phil Jurkovec tried to keep an open mind during the recruiting process, but once he received a scholarship offer from Notre Dame, he knew that's ...

Gorman: Central Catholic has a fine O-line

First, Jake Trautman had to learn to carry the weight to become a starter on Central Catholic's offensive line, gaining 40 pounds to play left ...

WCCA football showcase returning to Hempfield on May 14

Football combines have become a regular part of the recruiting process. But Larry Sellito likes to think the yearly event held by the Westmoreland County Coaches ...

East edges West on last-second field goal in wild PSFCA All-Star game

Penn-Trafford's Brett Laffoon had a memorable final game of his high school career. The Grove City recruit completed 13 passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns ...

4 Ambridge transfers ruled eligible

The WPIAL made eligible four of the five former Ambridge football players who transferred elsewhere this spring but ruled sophomore Isaiah McNair ineligible after hearings ...

WPIAL, City League players to compete in annual East/West game

Players from the WPIAL and City League will be well represented Sunday at the 15th annual Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East/West All-Star Football Game ...

Harlan: Thomas Jefferson's Zandier in no rush to switch positions

Thomas Jefferson junior Zane Zandier may switch positions eventually, but history tells him there's no reason to rush. So for now, he'll remain an ...

High school notebook: WPIAL moves AA, A football finals to RMU stadium

The WPIAL chose a college venue as host for the two football championships that won't be held at Heinz Field. Finalists from the two smallest ...

Chapla set to represent Plum at all-star football game

Jake Chapla is preparing for his freshman year on the Slippery Rock University football team. But before he begins his academic and athletic pursuits at the ...

Gorman: RMU best choice for WPIAL

So, the WPIAL finally settled on a site for its Class AA and A football championships. It should come as no surprise that it chose ...

High school notebook: PIAA considering nixing shoulder pads in summer

WPIAL and City League football players would no longer be allowed to wear shoulder pads in summer workouts under a rule change the PIAA might ...

Gorman: Central's Thorpe feels love at PSU

With the chance to play football at the college of his choice, CJ Thorpe took a road trip to visit SEC powers. The Central Catholic ...

Riverview football coach Cappa resigns after 2 seasons

Jason Cappa confirmed Thursday he has resigned as Riverview's football coach. His resignation is expected to be accepted by the Riverview School Board during ...

Harlan: Aliquippa sophomore shows his smarts

Among his tweets about friends and football, Aliquippa sophomore Kwantel Raines posted pictures of his report card. The first showed five As and one B, ...

Winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania dies

George Curry, the winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania history and who battled Lou Gehrig's disease, died. He was 71. Berwick School District superintendent Wayne ...

Knee surgery to sideline Apollo-Ridge's Brown

Apollo-Ridge star football player Duane Brown's senior season could be in jeopardy after he tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee during a ...

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