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Central's Hamlin ready for healthy return in Big 33 Football Classic

Central Catholic's Damar Hamlin felt a little nervous when he returned to the football field this week for practice. That probably is rare for the star ...

PIAA track notebook: Laurel's Wilson claims Class AA javelin crown

SHIPPENSBURG — Laurel senior Jake Wilson had the seventh best throw in the PIAA Class AA javelin seedings entering Friday's track and field championship meet ...

Central Catholic rowers to compete at national regatta

The Central Catholic rowing team was pleasantly surprised to qualify two boats for the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championships Regatta that will be ...

Gorman: Alabama scouring WPIAL for recruits

For a school with only one WPIAL product on its roster, Alabama sure has been spending a lot of time in Western Pennsylvania lately. The ...

Central Catholic rowers compete at Midwest Regatta

The Central Catholic rowing team is competing this weekend at the Midwest Scholastic Rowing Association Championship Regatta in Nashport, Ohio, after dominating at the Pittsburgh ...

Gorman: Central Catholic has a fine O-line

First, Jake Trautman had to learn to carry the weight to become a starter on Central Catholic's offensive line, gaining 40 pounds to play left ...

Central Catholic's record-setting 400 relay team sets sights on state title

Week after week, the Central Catholic 400-meter relay team has been reaching new lows. Senior Tyree Walton, sophomore Isaiah Wilson, senior Ron George and ...

Central Catholic inline hockey player joins Team USA

Pine resident Nathan Vislosky was selected to play for Team USA in the junior men's division of the 2016 FIRS Inline Hockey World Championships. Vislosky, a ...

Gorman: 'Dream team' but a dream

When Paris Ford committed to Pitt in October, he vowed to pull the WPIAL and City League's top prospects. The importance of having someone who ...

Gorman: Central's Thorpe feels love at PSU

With the chance to play football at the college of his choice, CJ Thorpe took a road trip to visit SEC powers. The Central Catholic ...

Penn State lands 2 recruits, including Central Catholic's Thorpe

With a little more than an hour before kickoff at Saturday's Blue-White Game, Penn State landed two recruits. CJ Thorpe (Central Catholic), a four-star recruit according ...

Gorman: Play-ins go by wayside

Chuck Crummie was a proponent of PIAA play-in games because they afforded teams a chance to play another basketball game, to live another day. ...

Previewing the 2016 WPIAL baseball season

Class AAAA Preseason Top Five Team (2015 record) 1. Central Catholic (12-8) 2. Plum (19-3) 3. North Allegheny (12-9) 4. Butler (10-10) 5. Latrobe (11-10) Section favorites 1. North Allegheny: A ...

Central Catholic's Adams, Hinish commit to Notre Dame

Notre Dame landed its second Central Catholic star in as many days Monday when defensive tackle Kurt Hinish said he plans to join the Irish ...

PIHL Class AAA semifinal roundup: North Allegheny earns another overtime win

Overtime has been kind to North Allegheny in the postseason. After a 3-2 OT win over Bethel Park in the first round, the Tigers needed extra ...

Murrysville's Dinunzio fares well at WPIAL Class AAA swimming championships

Murrysville resident and Pittsburgh Central Catholic senior Matt Dinunzio is ready for the PIAA Class AAA swimming championships at Bucknell University after a pair of ...

Gorman: Week Zero is my new hero 

When the WPIAL gave its member schools the option of scheduling a scrimmage or game in Week Zero, it imagined they would stick with the ...

High school notebook: 12 WPIAL players picked for Big 33 game

Twelve players from the WPIAL have been selected to play for Team Pennsylvania in the 39th annual Big 33 Football Classic, set for June 18 ...

Led by 9 seniors, No. 5 Central Catholic hopes to contend for WPIAL title

Central Catholic coach Chuck Crummie has maybe five or six seniors on his boys basketball roster most seasons. This year's has nine, his ...

Proficiency at foul line pays off for Lincoln Park in win over Central Catholic

Lincoln Park's biggest asset against Central Catholic on Friday night might have been its practice routine. The Leopards' practices are physical and competitive, coach Mike ...

Top 10 Western Pa. recruits in the Class of 2017 

1. Lamont Wade , Clairton 5-10, 180, cornerback Twitter: @Goony_38 Wade reports 22 scholarship offers, with Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State among ...

Gorman: Countdown begins to next signing day

Lamont Wade sat at a computer in Clairton's library Wednesday and watched teammate Aaron Mathews sign a national letter of intent with Pitt. "This is ...

Central Catholic swimmer DiNunzio headed to Penn State

Central Catholic senior Matthew DiNunzio looks forward to contributing to the Penn State men's swimming team next season. Nittany Lions assistant coach Steve Barnes said DiNunzio ...

Gorman: A hometown win for Pitt 

Before Damar Hamlin chose a college, he already was trending on Twitter. The anticipation of the Central Catholic cornerback's verbal commitment Monday night was ...

Central Catholic's Hamlin commits to Pitt 

Central Catholic defensive back Damar Hamlin made a verbal commitment to Pitt on Monday night, but he didn't do it without putting coach Pat Narduzzi ...


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