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West Mifflin boys chasing 4-AAA title with rivalry game looming

By Zach Brendza
The West Mifflin boys basketball team is in a good place. With the regular season winding down, the Titans are likely to qualify for the WPIAL ...
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. ...
Former West Mifflin assistant leads Steel Valley past Titans
By Dave Mackall
Dale Chapman spent 10 seasons assisting Lance Maha on the West Mifflin bench. The two were on opposite sides on Friday night, and Chapman got ...
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 ...
Experienced West Mifflin wrestling envisions team success
By Kevin Lohman
There is a pattern that has begun to emerge for the West Mifflin wrestling program and has not gone unnoticed by coach Tony Salopek. It’s a cycle that begins with a talented freshman class. The team harvests that talent and continues to help it grow over a four-year period until those ...
Youthful West Mifflin girls face tall order
By Dave Mackall
The West Mifflin girls basketball team is short on personnel, but there’s no shortage of tall players for the Class AAA Titans heading into this season. Coach Scott Stephenson’s projected starting lineup for Friday’s season opener against Class AAAA Baldwin at the McKeesport tournament will include just one player shorter ...
West Mifflin stressing patience with new season in offing
By Dave Mackall
It was a wild time for boys basketball in WPIAL Section 4-AAA last season with West Mifflin finishing as the leader in a heated three-team race for the top spot. West Mifflin’s 19-3 record included a 13-1 mark in section play, a game better than Uniontown and two ahead of Steel ...
Pivotal play shifts momentum as Franklin Regional routs West Mifflin
By Wes Crosby
A sudden shift of momentum turned a close game between Franklin Regional and West Mifflin into a 49-7 blowout in favor of No. 7 Franklin Regional (8-2, 6-2) in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs on Friday night. On third-and-goal from the West Mifflin 1-yard line, the ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: West Mifflin’s Zack Schrott, South Allegheny’s Erika Caldro
By Robert Stinner
Zach Schrott School: West Mifflin Class: Senior Sport: Cross country Claim to fame: Schrott finished 31st overall at the WPIAL championship meet last week and ...
West Mifflin karate school students earn host of medals at MidAtlantic event
By Tribune-Review
The second tournament of the 2015 MidAtlantic Korean Karate championship series was held recently at Court Time Sports Complex in Elizabeth, drawing almost 200 competitors. Among ...
Thomas Jefferson wins 7th straight in rout of West Mifflin
By Kevin Taylor
It’s not often that No. 7 Thomas Jefferson finishes in third place in its conference. Regardless, the Jaguars (7-2, 7-2 Big 10) are riding as ...
No. 8 West Mifflin survives scare from Trinity
By Dave Mackall
Ray Braszo was second-guessing himself all night long. Good thing for No. 8 West Mifflin its football coach guessed right. Karlyn Garner passed for 146 yards and one touchdown and rushed for two others, and sophomore Howard Reid — subbing for injured Russell Tyree — rushed for 152 yards to lead ...
West Mifflin routs Elizabeth Forward, keeps pace in crowded Big 10 race
By Kevin Taylor
No. 9 West Mifflin kept its options open Friday night. In the first half, it was tailback Howard Reid. In the second half, it was quarterback Karlyn Garner. It added up to a 47-6 victory for the Titans at Elizabeth Forward in a Big 10 Conference game. West Mifflin (5-2, 5-2) staked a ...
West Mifflin limits chances for Laurel Highlands in conference win
By Jason Black 10:32 a.m.
Playing on the road in a key Big 10 Conference game, West Mifflin knew it would be tested against the high-powered Laurel Highlands offense Friday. But ...
Unbeaten Leopards make their statement
By Jeremy Sellew
Heading into Titan Stadium Friday, the Belle Vernon Area Leopards wanted to make a statement that they belonged at the top of the Big 10 ...
Belle Vernon rides line play, running game to win over West Mifflin
By Jeremy Sellew
Heading into Titan Stadium on Friday, Belle Vernon wanted to prove it belonged at the top of the Big 10. And behind a monstrous performance by ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Serra Catholic’s Cameron Copeland, West Mifflin’s Rebecca Manns
By Robert Stinner and Alex Oltmanns
Cameron Copeland School: Serra Catholic Sport: Golf Class: Sophomore Claim to fame: Copeland hit a 78 at Grandview Golf Club and qualified for the WPIAL ...
Ringgold tops West Mifflin in Big 10 showdown
By Bill West
Of all the hits in the defensive clash between West Mifflin and Ringgold on Friday night at Joe Montana Stadium, the noisiest pop came on ...
Ringgold shows grit as it holds off West Mifflin in Big 10 tussle
By Bill West
Of all the hits in the defensive clash between West Mifflin and Ringgold on Friday night at Joe Montana Stadium, the noisiest pop came on a play that ended with Rams receiver Octavius Vassar on the ground. Fortunately for Ringgold and Vassar, who maintained possession of the ball and got ...
West Mifflin boys soccer seeks to improve after slow start
By John Krysinsky
Coming off a run of WPIAL playoff appearances the past three years, the West Mifflin boys soccer team is in a season of transition. “It’s been a tough start to the season,” coach Chad Perry said. “We have a lot of young players who are playing hard. Ultimately, we want to ...
Gorman: Titans find a star in Tyree
By Kevin Gorman
West Mifflin has prided itself on replacing one star rusher with another, going seamlessly from Shamar Greene to WPIAL leaders Jimmy Wheeler and DeAngelo Mitchell. ...
West Mifflin girls seek elusive playoff berth
By Kevin Lohman
The playoff drought that has plagued the West Mifflin girls soccer program has been long-standing, and last season the team was one section win away from bringing it to an end. “The last time I think we made it was back in maybe the e_SSRq80s,” West Mifflin coach Earl Vojtash said. ...
West Mifflin uses balanced running attack to beat Yough
By David Whipkey
Before the season, West Mifflin coach Ray Braszo said the Titans needed to establish the run if they had any hopes of earning the Big ...
West Mifflin unfamiliar with Big 10 Conference newcomer Yough
By Dave Mackall
The Big 9 Conference mainly has Yough to thank for turning it into the Big 10 this season, and Yough has made its presence known ...
West Mifflin holds off Uniontown in Big 10 showdown
By Dave Stofcheck
It might take a while for John Fortugna to get over Friday night’s 13-7 home loss to West Mifflin. The longtime Red Raiders coach knows his ...
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