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High school football notebook: WPIAL might welcome another team next year

By Chris Harlan
The WPIAL could use another football team. With the pending merger of Ford City and Kittanning, the WPIAL would be left with 123 teams next …
HS highlight reel: City League cancels 2 football games after fight
By Chris Harlan
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 was scheduled to play fellow City League member Brashear on Thursday. Westinghouse would have visited Wheeling Central Catholic on Saturday. Both were regular-season finales. “The school …
City League preview: Defending champion USO has high expectations
By Alex Oltmanns
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 …
High school roundup: Gateway, Ambridge, Bentworth hire football coaches
By Staff Reports
Gateway School Board members officially hired Tom Nola as the district’s varsity football coach Wednesday night, selecting the longtime Clairton coach to replace Donnie Militzer, …
City League basketball preview: Westinghouse teams out to defend titles
By Alex Oltmanns
Westinghouse boys basketball coach Tariq Francis can’t promise another City League championship this season, but he can provide assurance that his team will put in …
City League’s Westinghouse to apply for WPIAL football membership
By Chris Harlan
Any move by Westinghouse football to the WPIAL remains far from a done deal, executive director Tim O’Malley said Thursday. Still, the City League team wants to join next season. The Pittsburgh Public Schools board approved a motion Wednesday that would permit the City League team to join the WPIAL …
City League teams to be more balanced this season
By Alex Oltmanns
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 girls falter against Ligonier Valley
By Doug Kurtz
Ligonier Valley survived a nearly five-minute scoring drought in the fourth quarter and used a late flurry to hold on against Westinghouse, 45-38, in a PIAA Class AAA District 5/6/8 sub-regional game in Ebensburg. Down, 37-27, less than a minute into the final quarter, Westinghouse got a 3-pointer and a …
Westinghouse sweeps City League basketball championships
By Chris Adamski
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 …
Gorman: Why Westinghouse needs a new landscape
By Tribune-Review
Westinghouse was once the crown jewel of the city, a football program so strong under Pete Dimperio that it went to the City League championship game 21 consecutive seasons and won 17 times between 1946-66. The Bulldogs have won 35 City championships, but none since 1996. Westinghouse is a Class …
Scheduling quite a task for City League teams
By Chris Harlan | Tribune-Review
University Prep coach Lou Berry was willing to travel almost anywhere this season to keep his players from sitting idle three weekends this fall. Ohio? …
Mergers made Perry, Brashear stronger, but Allderdice looks to be City League favorite
By Kevin Gorman 10:24 a.m.
Brashear and Perry have combined to win two-thirds of the City League championships in the past three decades, so it’s no wonder they are considered …

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