TribLIVE

| Sports

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

South Side Beaver players excited for Friday night games

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Schedule

Coach: Glenn McDougal

2012 record: 2-7, 1-7

Date Opponent Time

8.30 at Laurel* 7

9.6 Sto-Rox* 7

9.13 at Shenango* 7

9.20 Rochester* 7

9.27 Neshannock* 7

10.4 at OLSH* 7:30

10.11 at West Shamokin 7

10.18 Union* 7

10.25 Western Beaver* 7

*conference game

Top high school sports

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

By Karen Kadilak
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
 

A young South Side Beaver football team has something to look forward to this year.

With lights installed at Richard Ashcroft Field, the Rams will play Friday night home games for the first time in the school's history.

“The kids are excited about it,” coach Glenn McDougal said. “It's good for the community, too.”

“It will be better for Friday pep rallies,” junior lineman Austin Boone said.

The Rams lost five offensive and five defensive starters.

Jake Berger, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound junior, will be in his first year at quarterback.

“Jake has good size and a decent arm,” McDougal said.

Seniors Hunter Beaumont and Ricky Fayad and junior Nathan Block also will start at skill positions.

Senior Jon Orison and junior Joey Arrigo join Boone as returning starters on the offensive and defensive lines.

The Rams expect improvement defensively.

“We had trouble tackling last year,” McDougal said. “We're working on getting some speed and using better technique.”

South Side Beaver has qualified for the WPIAL Class A playoffs eight times in the past 16 years, most recently in 2009.

The Rams were WPIAL champions in 1999.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Football

  1. Football coach Loughran settles in at Fox Chapel
  2. Armstrong football captures 7-on-7 title at All-Kiski Valley competition
  3. Players benefit from A-K Valley 7-on-7, Big Man Challenge
  4. Kiski Area to host Alle-Kiski Valley 7-on-7 Passing Competition and Big Man Challenge
  5. Area coaches prefer staying put for camp
  6. Bellinotti brings changes to Burrell football
  7. Brentwood track coach returning to Mt. Lebanon sideline
  8. Norwin football uses WCCA 7-on-7 event to prepare for upcoming season