Wilkinsburg Sports

Gorman: Westinghouse, Wilkinsburg aiming for acceptance

Westinghouse and Wilkinsburg played for keeps Saturday, then traded handshakes for hugs and posed together for pictures. That scene at the Sto-Rox tip-off tournament touched ...

Gorman: Sad ending for last Tigers

Stephon Byrd sat on a wooden bench in the Wilkinsburg locker room, staring straight ahead in a state of disbelief. Byrd had broken off a ...

Riverview routs Wilkinsburg for 2nd straight win

The new Hulton Bridge opened next to Riverview High School earlier this week. And the Raiders hope they can soon start bridging the gap between themselves ...

WPIAL hands out suspensions for Wilkinsburg-Monessen fight

Wilkinsburg must suspend two football players and Monessen must suspend one as punishment for an on-field fight last weekend, the WPIAL announced Wednesday. All ...

Monessen, Wilkinsburg await WPIAL ruling

The Monessen and Wilkinsburg football teams will learn their repercussions Wednesday for an on-field fight this past weekend. Representatives from the schools and three game officials ...

WPIAL to conduct hearing on Monessen-Wilkinsburg fight

Representatives from Monessen and Wilkinsburg will have a hearing before the WPIAL Board of Directors Tuesday to discuss the fight that caused their football game ...

Fight stops Monessen-Wilkinsburg game in 3rd quarter

The Monessen-Wilkinsburg football game was stopped midway through the third quarter Saturday when a fight broke out between the teams and Monessen refused to continue ...

Jeannette celebrates success in style with win over Wilkinsburg 

Joe Mucci recalls the 1968 Jeannette football season, his first as head coach, as if it were in the recent past. The Jayhawks won their first ...

Springdale tends to business in rout of Wilkinsburg

Springdale took a business trip to Wilkinsburg on Saturday. And in businesslike fashion, the Dynamos routed Wilkinsburg, 50-12, in an Eastern Conference game at historic Graham ...

Clairton awaits word on RB Wade, who sprained ankle in 72-6 rout of Wilkinsburg

The Clairton express steamrolled through Wilkinsburg on Saturday afternoon and recorded a 72-6 victory. But the Bears hope a main cog in the machinery won't be ...

Leechburg drops Wilkinsburg thanks to 6 takeaways

Leechburg defeated Wilkinsburg, 40-14, on Friday for an opening-night win by capitalizing on six turnovers in matchup between Eastern Conference rivals at Veterans Memorial Field. Cory ...

Everette to lead Wilkinsburg offense under center

Low turnout numbers have been a problem at Wilkinsburg for some time. Fourth-year coach Michael Fulmore was hoping the program could form a cooperative agreement with ...

Ford City battles, earns hard-fought 46-43 win over Wilkinsburg

Ford City's big three played like three big players should. Blake Bower, Nate Baillie and Brandon Heilman attacked the offensive boards and accounted for all but ...

South Fayette football team distributes Steelers tickets to Carlynton, Wilkinsburg

The Carlynton and Wilkinsburg football teams each went through their share of struggles this season. Members of the South Fayette football program experienced nothing but success, ...

From venues to playoff format, much has changed in 100 years of WPIAL championships

Don Yannessa remembers vividly how the fans waited on Aliquippa streets for the buses to arrive home with his 1955 championship team. The Quips, with a ...

Gorman: Wilkinsburg stands strong

Wilkinsburg's season ended like it began, with a championship trophy. Where Wilkinsburg started by celebrating the 100th anniversary of winning the first WPIAL football ...

Serra Catholic snaps 28-game losing streak with 38-36 victory over Wilkinsburg

There usually isn't much to celebrate when a team finishes a season 1-8. But that's not the case for Serra Catholic. The Eagles snapped a 28-game ...

Riverview runs over Wilkinsburg

A parade of Corvettes circled Graham Field on Saturday, but it was the Riverview football team that left tracks. Ray Robair rushed for 127 yards ...

HS highlight reel: PBC announces Hall of Fame Class

Billy Knight, a former Pitt legend and one of the greatest players in Western Pennsylvania history, will be honored by the Pittsburgh Basketball Club as ...

Early score sets dominant tone in Springdale's victory over Wilkinsburg

All Springdale needed was the game's first 13 seconds to set the tone and put away Wilkinsburg, 31-0, in a Class A Eastern Conference game ...

Clairton steamrolls past Wilkinsburg

It's hard to imagine improving on a 70-0 Week 1 victory, but Clairton managed to outdo itself in Week 2. The second-ranked Bears (2-0, 1-0) rolled ...

Gorman: Wilkinsburg senior takes a pass on center 

Jonathan Carpenter always wanted to be a quarterback, but he had a problem preventing him from playing the position. Instead of being under center, he ...

Wilkinsburg holds off Leechburg

After two years as a starter at center, Wilkinsburg's Jonathan Carpenter sparkled in his debut at quarterback. Carpenter completed seven passes for 192 yards and three ...

Century after 1st WPIAL title, Wilkinsburg tries to 'reintroduce our history'

The football player strikes a pose reminiscent of the Heisman, but time has tarnished the trophy to a faded green similar to the Statue of ...

Versatile players to lead shorthanded Wilkinsburg

Small turnout numbers and the addition of several talented programs to the Eastern Conference should concern Wilkinsburg's third-year coach Michael Fulmore. Instead, however, Fulmore is anticipating ...


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