Perry Sports

Sayles' scoring, leadership key for Perry boys

Perry Traditional Academy boys basketball coach Chuck Linhart enjoys watching 6-foot-2 senior guard Markel Sayles instruct freshmen on proper shooting form. What it demonstrates is a ...

Allderdice defeats Perry, secures spot in City League title game

Allderdice cruised to a 42-15 victory over Perry on the strength of big plays from Tim Jackson on offense, defense and special teams in the ...

Gorman: City League playoff setup stinks

Something smells funny about Westinghouse's absence from the City League football playoffs this year. The 'House was on the precipice of qualifying for the ...

Perry football shuts down Carrick

Richard Giles carried 34 times for 116 yards and two touchdowns as Perry earned a 29-6 victory over Carrick in a City League game Thursday ...

City League preview: Brashear to be challenged in title defense

With just two combined regular-season losses over the last two seasons, it appeared Allderdice and USO were destined to meet in their second consecutive City ...

City League AD's plan could lower 'classification inflation'

The City League has a plan to hedge "classification inflation." School districts with a large number of non-brick-and-mortar students would benefit athletically under a City League ...

Gorman: Perry grad McGhee takes NFL detour

As quarterback hopefuls try to impress at the NFL Scouting Combine, Greg McGhee already can call himself a professional. The former Perry Traditional Academy and ...

Gorman: Perry makes the right call on playoffs

When Perry Traditional Academy's game against Westinghouse ended in a midfield melee Oct. 10, its administrators made a tough call. And the right call. Perry pulled ...

High school notebook: Plenty to play for in GAC in Week 9

Just 11 of 64 possible WPIAL football playoff positions remain open heading into the final week of the regular season, and many teams have plenty ...

HS highlight reel: City League cancels 2 football games after fight

As punishment for an on-field fight, Pittsburgh Public Schools canceled football games this week for two of its high schools, Perry and Westinghouse. Perry ...

City League preview: Defending champion USO has high expectations

Since its inception prior to the 2011 season, the USO football program has dominated the Pittsburgh City League, advancing to the title game in each ...

Former Langley football coach hired at Perry

Former Langley football coach Ken Wright, who was there when that city school closed, was hired to coach Perry Traditional Academy. The North Side native replaces ...

Gallagher retires as Perry football coach

After winning seven City League championships in 13 seasons, Bill Gallagher is retiring as football coach at Perry Traditional Academy. Gallagher said his decision was made ...

USO advances to City League title game for 3rd straight season

A week after beating Perry by 30 points and going through the City League regular season undefeated, USO clawed its way to an 8-0 win ...

Allderdice beats Brashear to advance to City League title game

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 ...

Brown throws 6 TDs to lead USO past Perry

USO's offense overcame a slow start and erupted in the second half to defeat Perry, 36-6, in a dreary regular-season finale Thursday for the City ...

Allderdice tops Perry in City League showdown

Allderdice third-string sophomore quarterback Dujuan Duggar was intercepted by Perry's Juyuan Byrd early in a Thursday City League matchup, but made up for in a ...

Perry takes advantage of Brasher turnovers in City League opener

Brashear spent much of Thursday night struggling to hold onto the football. Thanks to a 26-13 win for Perry Traditional Academy at Cupples Stadium, the ...

City League teams to be more balanced this season

Heading into the 2013 season, the consensus among most City League coaches is that there is no overwhelming favorite to win the six-team division title ...

Westinghouse sweeps City League basketball championships

The City League basketball championships came home. To the 'House. Westinghouse's boys and girls teams won City League championships Saturday afternoon at Obama Academy in East Liberty. ...

Coates' field goal in OT lifts Perry to City League title

Perry kicker Cornelio Coates is also a student at the Creative and Performing Arts Academy, specializing in percussion instruments. Saturday afternoon in overtime, Coates drummed up ...

City League championship a rematch of goal-line stand

When USO last played Perry, 1 yard separated it from the goal line. Four times, USO ran the ball up the middle in an attempt ...

Perry advances to City League final

Just like their Week 3 matchup, Perry and Allderdice came down to the end. With 1:54 left and first-and-goal at the Perry 3, Allderdice ...

Late goal-line stand lifts Perry over mourning USO

The Perry Commodores took a stand that they are still the pre-eminent program in a revamped City League. It took a goal-line stand to do so. ...

Perry tailbacks baffle Brashear

Curtis Edmonds rushed for 211 yards and scored two touchdowns — including one on defense — and Ahmad Turner ran for another key score as ...


HS Sports Insider
| A| B| C| D| E| F| G| H| I| J| K| L
| M| N| O| P| Q| R| S| T| U| V| W| Y
Top high school stories