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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 11:24 p.m.
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 11:55 p.m.
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 ...
McKeesport boys put focus on defense as season nears
By Kevin Lohman
As a courtesy, McKeesport boys basketball coach Gerald Grayson figured it would be OK for the football players who also play on his team to ...
Penn-Trafford wipes out 12-point deficit with late surge, ousts McKeesport in overtime
By Paul Schofield
Fans walking out of Gateway’s Pete Antimarino Stadium on Friday couldn’t believe what they had seen. No. 2 Penn-Trafford and No. 7 McKeesport put on quite ...
Rematches highlight WPIAL quarterfinal playoff schedule
By Dave Mackall
If at first you don’t succeed ... Punt? No, that’s not how it goes. Best to get back out there and try again. At least that’s what ...
Defensive play key in rematch between Penn-Trafford, McKeesport
By Paul Schofield
When the Penn-Trafford and McKeesport football teams are mentioned, the first thing than comes to mind is their dynamic offenses. But what about the defenses? While ...
McKeesport flexes muscles in shutout of Seneca Valley
By Dave Mackall
Once again, McKeesport’s defense nearly stole the show. While much has been said about the Tigers’ explosive offense, coach George Smith seemed to get the ...
Daily News Q&A: McKeesport’s Mark Cromerdie
By Dave Mackall
Pick a running back’s name at McKeesport. Chances are he’s an active part of the Tigers’ revolving door in the backfield, where interchangeable parts make ...
Seneca Valley prepares for McKeesport’s option offense
By Chris Harlan
Seneca Valley’s scout-team offense practiced at times Tuesday without a football. It was one technique used by Dave Vestal and his first-year staff at Seneca Valley ...
Clairton, Woodland Hills take No. 1 seeds for WPIAL playoffs
By Dave Mackall
A pair of No. 1 teams in the Trib Total Media rankings from the upper Mon Valley are about to begin preparations Tuesday in earnest ...
McKeesport dominates, blanks hopeful Kiski Area
By David Whipkey
Kiski Area coach Dave Heavner likened the Cavaliers’ matchup with McKeesport as a young child primed for trick-or-treating on Halloween. However, the result was not what in keeping with that theme as the Tigers (7-1, 8-1) clinched second place in the Quad East with a resounding 62-0 win. “It was ...
McKeesport offense roars as Tigers rout Norwin
By Nathan Smith
The Quad East game between McKeesport and Norwin came down to big plays. The Tigers had many. The Knights weren’t as lucky. Four McKeesport players scored as ...
McKeesport, Norwin face daunting Quad East tests in season’s final 2 games
By Dave Mackall
George Smith has a message for his players: Wake up! Norwin awaits. The veteran McKeesport football coach finds nothing fluffy about the Tigers’ remaining schedule, which ...
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