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High school football notebook: State record possible for South Fayette QB

By Chris Harlan
South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh is poised Friday night to break the WPIAL passing record for career yards. The senior needs only 85 yards. But might …
Statewide HSFB notebook: Jersey Shore wins on controversial finish
By Staff Reports
Jersey Shore beat Montoursville for the first time since 1985, winning 27-21 in overtime last week. It snapped a 28-game losing streak in the series but came in controversial fashion. Brody Smith intercepted a pass in overtime and returned it 94 yards for the game-winning touchdown. Per PIAA rules, however, …
High school football notebook: Longtime coach to be honored at Carlynton
By Chris Harlan  and Kevin Gorman
Not often does a team honor an opposing coach. Yet South Fayette assistant Bill Yost, a 45-year veteran of WPIAL football, will be honored by …
HS highlight reel: SF wrestler Walker chooses Kent State
By Tribune-Review
Anticipating another long season on the football field, South Fayette senior J.J. Walker committed to Kent State for wrestling a couple weeks before the season …
Defending WPIAL cross country champ South Fayette running on young legs
By Gary Horvath
After graduating six seniors from its 2013 WPIAL Class AA boys championship team, the rest of the league expected South Fayette to be in a …
Statewide high school football notebook: GAR DB Winstead returns 3 interceptions for touchdowns in 1 quarter
By Staff Reports
Wilkes-Barre GAR senior defensive back Tydus Winstead played youth football, but never had much interest in playing at the high school level until this season. …
South Fayette boys soccer reainforcing team attitude
By Gary Horvath
South Fayette boys soccer coach Rob Eldridge has made it clear that no one player is going to be above the team this year. Each …
WPIAL champions wall unveiled at Heinz Field
By Andrew Erickson
North Catholic football coach Bob Ravenstahl and a former North Catholic player flanked a commemorative Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic jersey in the West main concourse …
WPIAL coaches, quarterbacks have concerns about using newly approved footballs
By Paul Schofield
South Fayette quarterback Brett Brumbaugh tossed around a lot of different footballs this summer — the Nike, the Wilson GST and the Spalding SB1. But …
South Fayette’s confidence high coming off historic season
By Nathan Smith
The South Fayette football team is coming off a season that was one for the history books. The Lions brought home the program’s first PIAA …
Led by top QB, South Fayette offense among WPIAL’s all-time best
By Chris Harlan
With his smartphone in hand, Brett Brumbaugh uses an occasional study hall to watch online videos. But that doesn’t mean he’s not studying. “Just a …
Experienced senior class leads defending champion South Fayette
By Nathan Smith
After his team played 12 playoff games over the last three years, South Fayette coach Joe Rossi referred to the veterans of this season’s squad …
Class AA breakdown: Revamped Allegheny Conference among many changes
By Bill West
Highlands coach Sam Albert wants his players to fixate on X’s and O’s, not A’s — as in Class AA instead of AAA. Realignment led …
HSFB preview by position: Versatility key for tight ends
By Chris Harlan
The best tight end in the WPIAL doesn’t actually play tight end. At 6-foot-4, 245 pounds, Kittanning’s Nick Bowers has ideal size for the position. …
HSFB preview by position: The spread is spreading for quarterbacks
By Chris Harlan
Not long ago, high school coaches settled for a quarterback who could throw or run. Now, many want one who does both. With pass-oriented spread …
WPIAL diamond all-stars compete
By George Guido
The Class AAA all-stars and the Class AA squad came up winners Sunday in the 11th annual WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association doubleheader at Butler’s Kelly Automotive Park. Class AAA 4, Class AAAA 3 — A two-run single by Belle Vernon’s Dylan Pietrantoni drove in Keith Gannon of Mars and Uniontown’s …
Elizabeth Forward scores five in the seventh to advance to softball semis
By Mark Kaboly
Inning after inning, South Fayette kept putting runners on base. In three of the first four innings of Tuesday’s Class AAA quarterfinal game against Elizabeth …
Young players step up for South Fayette in quarterfinal-round win
By Chris Harlan
South Fayette teammates Sara Jubas and Emily Bryan could say confidently they’ve never had a WPIAL playoff game better than this. Of course, it also …
West Mifflin baseball bounces South Fayette in postponed game
By Mark Kaboly
There’s no denying A.J. Olasz takes West Mifflin to another level — a championship-caliber level. Without him — and West Mifflin has been without its …
Hempfield earns 3-peat at WPIAL AAA track and field team championship
By Paul Schofield
There was no suspense in who was going to win the WPIAL Class AAA girls track and field team championship Monday at Baldwin. Hempfield breezed …
Youth takes South Fayette softball to another level
By Jason Mackey
Ashley Iagnemma doesn’t notice the group of six freshmen and sophomores making a major impact on the South Fayette softball team, but it’s not that …
South Fayette softball in the hunt for section title
By Nathan Smith
The South Fayette softball team’s top goal this season is to make history. The Lions came into the year on the prowl for their first …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Hampton’s Ben Vey, South Fayette’s Ashley Iagnemma
By Brian Graham
Ben Vey School: Hampton Year: Senior Sport: Baseball Claim to fame: University of Buffalo recruit Vey went 3 for 3 with a home run to …
Harlan: South Fayette QB Brumbaugh invites Division I interest
By Chris Harlan
In an era of read-option and mobile quarterbacks, South Fayette’s Brett Brumbaugh doesn’t quite fit that mold. At 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, he won’t outrun defenses. But the junior can throw over them. “The thing with Brett is he’s such a typical pro-style quarterback,” South Fayette coach Joe Rossi said. “Everybody …
Led by Kittanning’s Nolf, 3 locals win Class AA state wrestling titles
By Bill West
HERSHEY — A force on the mat like few to ever come through the WPIAL, Kittanning senior Jason Nolf showcased one of his other great …

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