Brashear defense stands tall in narrow win over USO By Chris Harlan
The difference was one point and maybe several inches.
With 12 seconds left, USO quarterback Shawn Rutherford was tackled just short of the marker on fourth down at Brashear’s 22-yard line. The last-minute stand secured Brashear’s 7-6 victory Thursday night in a City League semifinal at Cupples Stadium.
Not until the ...
Harlan: Brashear junior cornerback attracts closer looks By Chris Harlan
Brashear junior Therran Coleman heard his coach often say that if a player has the talent, college football coaches will find him.
“We tell our kids that all the time,” coach Rick Murphy said. “If you’re good enough and you have the grades and do the right things, they’ll ...
High school wrestling roundup: Allderdice’s Jacobson, Zinkovsky win third City titles By Andrew John
Allderdice senior Cameron Jacobson, a PIAA finalist a season ago, and Josh Zinkovsky each captured their third individual City League title Saturday to lead the Dragons (186) to their fifth straight team championship.
They edged host Carrick, which had 157 points.
Jacobson pinned Carrick’s Cory Dees in 2:52 to win the title ...
WPIAL players selected to play in Big 33 game By Staff Reports3:01 p.m.
Twelve senior players from the WPIAL have been selected to play in the 58th annual Big 33 Football Classic on June 20 at Hersheypark Stadium.
The team includes Central Catholic tight end Graham Adomitis (Princeton), linebacker Bryan Glover (Eastern Michigan) and defensive back John Petrishen (Penn State); Penn Hills lineman ...
HS highlight reel: City League hoops pairings released By Tribune-Review
The Pittsburgh City League announced its postseason basketball brackets Wednesday.
On the boys side, No. 1 Allderdice (20-2) plays No. 4 Carrick (14-8) at Obama, and No. 2 Obama (13-5) takes on No. 3 Brashear (9-12) at Carrick. Both games are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
For the girls, No. 1 Obama ...
Brashear bows out of state playoffs By John Dudley
ERIE — Brashear used a big defensive play to grab an early lead in Saturday’s PIAA Class AAAA subregional semifinals at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
After that, ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: Perkiomen Valley rolls to PAC-10 title in District 1 By Staff Reports
When the high school football season kicked off in late August, Perkiomen Valley was a question mark.
By the time the Vikings closed out their Pioneer Athletic Conference slate last week, however, they resembled more of an exclamation point.
By dispatching Upper Perkiomen, 56-7, in its regular season finale last Thursday, Perkiomen ...
Brashear upsets defending champ USO in City semifinals By Staff Report
The Brashear defense prevented USO from making its title defense Thursday night at Cupples Stadium.
The No. 3 Bulls (5-3) intercepted four passes and blocked two punts en route to a 27-8 victory over No. 2 USO (4-3) in a City League semifinal playoff game.
Qu’ran Powe returned an interception 87 yards ...
Allderdice beats Brashear to advance to City League title game By Justin Criado
For the second time in as many weeks, Allderdice defeated Brashear. This time the Dragons didn’t need late-game heroics to take down the Bulls, scoring two first-half touchdowns in a 14-10 victory at Cupples Stadium in a City League semifinal matchup Thursday night.
After Brashear (4-5) took the opening drive ...
Brashear, Uniontown coaches censured by WPIAL after soccer forfeits By Jason Mackey
The Canon-McMillan boys soccer team did nothing wrong.
That was the WPIAL Board of Control’s ruling following claims to the contrary from Brashear coach Abby Phillips, who questioned the Big Macs’ sportsmanship.
Phillips pulled her team off the field 14 minutes, 27 seconds into an away game Sept. 24 and criticized the ...
WPIAL investigating Brashear soccer forfeit By Jason Mackey
The WPIAL Executive Committee has requested information from five people with ties to Tuesday night’s Brashear-at-Canon-McMillan boys soccer match that ended in a forfeit.
That information is due to the WPIAL by Monday, at which time the committee will “review the information and decide where we’re going to go with it,” ...
Brashear soccer coach pulls team off field, forfeits to Canon-McMillan By Jason Mackey
A dispute over officiating and sportsmanship prompted Brashear boys soccer coach Abby Phillips to yank her team off the field 14 minutes, 27 seconds into Tuesday’s Section 5-AAA contest at Canon-McMillan.
The Big Macs led, 4-0, at the time.
Phillips claimed the officiating crew “did not know the rules of soccer” and ...
USO routs Brashear behind Brown’s 5 TDs By Justin Criado
USO and hard-tossing quarterback Ron Brown continued to put up big numbers, rolling to a 51-6 victory over Brashear (1-3, 1-1) in City League action Thursday night.
Brown finished 28 of 39 for 343 yards and five touchdowns to build on his City League-leading totals.
“We tried to mix up ...