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

By Staff Reports
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 at Hersheypark Stadium. The group of seniors includes Woodland Hills running backs Miles Sanders (Penn State) and Jo-El Shaw (Syracuse), Clairton wide receiver Aaron Mathews (Pitt) ...
Gorman: Hudson is ready to play
By Kevin Gorman
Khaleke Hudson isn’t the highest-rated recruit in Western Pennsylvania, nor was he the Tribune-Review’s Player of the Year. What separates the 6-foot, 205-pound McKeesport safety ...
Cash’s development key to McKeesport’s success
By Dave Mackall
College can wait. The future is now for Johnasia Cash. With the 6-foot-1 junior leading the way, the McKeesport girls basketball team continues to be a ...
McKeesport safety Khaleke Hudson chooses Michigan
By Kevin Gorman
Khaleke Hudson already had his mind made up, but before the All-America safety could announce his college choice he had to fend off two coaches. Pitt’s ...
Harlan: McKeesport’s Hudson weighing options
By Chris Harlan
McKeesport’s Khaleke Hudson traveled to Penn State this weekend confident he’d return home with a clearer view of his future. A highly recruited safety, Hudson ...
Gorman: Smith’s real triple option made him one of the best
By Kevin Gorman
George Smith was talking about his coaching philosophy when he had to stop and laugh at the irony. When it came to priorities, Smith ranks defense first, special teams second and offense third. So, how was it that Smith’s McKeesport teams were known for running the triple option? “It’s one ...
George Smith retires as McKeesport football coach
By Kevin Gorman
George Smith made it abundantly clear that this exit as McKeesport football coach is ending a legendary coaching career that spanned three decades at one ...
Gorman: WPIAL stars shining on a bigger stage
By Kevin Gorman
Miles Sanders and Khaleke Hudson were arguably the top players in the WPIAL this fall, so it’s no surprise they would shine on a national ...
Hot-shooting North Allegheny holds off McKeesport to win host tournament title
By Dave Mackall
North Allegheny’s high-scoring offense didn’t miss a beat without its leading scorer. Keagan Phillips picked up the slack Wednesday night for No. 2 North Allegheny, scoring 26 points, and the Section 3-AAAA leading Tigers used a strong showing at the free-throw line to upend McKeesport, 84-76, in the championship game of ...
Daily News Dynamic 33 football all-star team
By Dave Mackall
From a record-setting touchdown pass to an unpredictable winning streak, Daily News region schools again provided endless storylines during the 2015 high school football season. ...
McKeesport’s explosive Hudson named Daily News Player of Year
By Dave Mackall
There is little, if any, expression on Khaleke Hudson’s face. His soft-spoken manner offers no clue of his immense football expertise. “He actually shows no emotion ...
McKeesport, Central Catholic linebackers make verbal commitments
By Bill Hartlep
A pair of Western Pennsylvania prep linebackers made Christmas special with verbal commitments on Friday. McKeesport senior outside linebacker Tymar Sutton (6-0, 210) made a verbal commitment to Iowa State. “I just wanted to be different, get away from Pittsburgh and start a winning program,” said Sutton, who visited the school earlier ...
McKeesport wrestlers continue on path toward consistent program
By Devon Moore
McKeesport wrestling coach Adam Alfer wants the parents and kids in his community to know something. “There are other sports in McKeesport than football and basketball,” Alfer said entering his 15th year with the program and seventh as head coach. “It’s good when you see people supporting the wrestling program and ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Karlyn Garner, McKeesport’s Ronnie Upsher
By Robert Stinner
Karlyn Garner School: West Mifflin Sport: Basketball Class: Senior Claim to fame: Garner, who also plays football for the Titans, scored 20 points, 16 in ...
McKeesport girls plan to remain up-tempo
By Kevin Lohman
The tip-off for the WPIAL girls basketball season is approaching, and like most teams, McKeesport is pushing through the final stages of preseason preparation. On most days though, coach Eric Smith’s team won’t be found dribbling and shooting in the gym. In fact, the Tigers may not be near a ...
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