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WPIAL history full of football dynasties

By George Guido
Some of the WPIAL’s best Washington, 1917-23 Wins: 1920, ‘23 Second: 1922 Tie: 1917 While Wilkinsburg won the first three WPIAL titles from 1914-16, Washington had an early extended run. From 1915-23, Washington rolled up a 63-4-10 record and played in four WPIAL title games. The 1917 team battled Johnstown to ...
Rochester looks to get back in playoff hunt
By Karen Kadilak
After rebuilding the last two seasons, Rochester looks forward to returning to what has become a familiar place: the WPIAL Class A playoffs. The Rams — ...
High school football lifts spirits in Western Pennsylvania’s former industrial towns
By Megan Harris
Decked head-to-toe in Sto-Rox green, principal Tim Beck hung his head at halftime as the rusting scoreboard flickered and died. “It hasn’t been our finest year,” ...
HS highlight reel: Brentwood to host Rochester at TJ
By Tribune-Review
Brentwood will host Rochester at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Thomas Jefferson High School Stadium for in a Week 5 Class A nonconference game. Brentwood Stadium is not available because of ongoing renovations and construction at the site. The Spartans’ Week 3 game against Avonworth also was moved to Avonworth. ...
More experienced Rochester team expects to bounce back
By Chuck Curti
Gene Matsook is not one to make excuses when his team performs poorly. But few could fault him for citing youth as a major factor in last year’s very un-Rochester-like season. “We had seven freshmen out there at one time,” said Matsook, whose team finished 2-7 in 2013. “When you’ve got ...
Fresh faces to lead way for Rochester
By Kevin Ritchart
The Rochester Rams will have a lot of new faces on the field in 2013. Coach Gene Matsook lost eight starters on both sides of ...
Riverview baseball team rolls into quarterfinals
By George Guido
Riverview scored four runs in the fourth and fifth innings and rolled to a 9-4 victory over Rochester in the opening round of the WPIAL ...
North Catholic upsets Rochester to reach semifinals
By Brian J. Duermeyer
P.J. Fulmore scored three second-half touchdowns, including a 45-yard reception from quarterback Adam Sharlow, as No. 6 North Catholic held off No. 3 Rochester, 22-15, in a Class A WPIAL quarterfinal game at Dormont Memorial Stadium. The upset victory sets up a semifinal showdown with No. 2 Sto-Rox (10-1), ...
Four WPIAL football playoff sites moved for 1st round
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL urged playoff hosts with grass fields to relocate Friday's games, but some teams have decided to stay put for now.   Sto-Rox and Jefferson-Morgan are among those who have not yet given up hopes for a home game, said their coaches, who viewed the WPIAL's message as a strongly ...
Rochester rallies to down Neshannock
By Chris Adamski
His head held high, a sly grin on his face, Dante Marsick nodded to his right while he pointed into the center of the Rochester ...
Rochester seeks to add to decorated tradition
By Doug Gulasy
Rochester coach Gene Matsook says there’s a perception that the Rams don’t rebuild — they reload. He doesn’t think that’s true. “We probably actually overachieved last ...
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