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

By Matt Grubba
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
By Bill Hartlep
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, not only this year but last year as well, as the Lions successfully defended their WPIAL and PIAA Class AA championships. On Sunday, the Lions will ...
From venues to playoff format, much has changed in 100 years of WPIAL championships
By Chris Harlan
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 senior named Mike Ditka, had just beaten Mt. Lebanon, 14-13, in a WPIAL football final at Pitt Stadium. A little-used sophomore that season, Yannessa watched ...
Gorman: Wilkinsburg stands strong
By Kevin Gorman
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
By Ray Judy
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
By Ed Phillipps
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 on eight carries to lead the Raiders past host Wilkinsburg, 33-12, on Saturday afternoon on a field that became worn down and muddy as rain ...

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