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Mt. Pleasant steamrolls Shady Side Academy, 38-0

By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant’s football team has won a lot of games in recent seasons by doing two things well: playing solid defense and employing a lethal …
DC Picks: Picks pumped up for playoffs
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-0 Overall: 43-9 After two straight weeks of perfect picks, DC Picks is primed for a deep run into the playoffs. DC Picks believes he is peaking at the right time and hopes the same is true for the Falcons, Vikings, Commodores and Mustangs as they begin play …
H.S. Picks hunting for perfect costume
By H.s. Picks
This is the best time of the year for H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator. Picks loves Halloween, and he’s been busy deciding what costume he’s going to wear Friday for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. Picks, who is trying to avoid candy this holiday, was …
Connellsville, Laurel Highlands will open WPIAL playoffs on the road
By Staff Reports
The WPIAL released its playoff football brackets Monday night, and all 32 first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Connellsville, Mt. Pleasant, Frazier and Laurel Highlands qualified for the postseason. As expected, Connellsville and Laurel Highlands will open the playoffs on the road against top-seeded teams. Mt. Pleasant …
Penn-Trafford earns No. 2 seed, will play Fox Chapel in 1st round of WPIAL playoffs
By Paul Schofield
Undefeated Penn-Trafford was rewarded the No. 2 seed by the WPIAL football committee Monday at the annual pairings meeting. The WPIAL announced the first-round pairings …
Mt. Pleasant eliminates Southmoreland, earns home playoff game
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant football coach Bo Ruffner knew it would be a good night for his team even before the opening kickoff. “I knew in pregame …
DC Picks: Playoff picture begins to take shape
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 6-0 Overall: 38-9 So it all comes down to this. Connellsville, Laurel Highlands and Southmoreland still are battling to get into the playoffs, while Mt. Pleasant, and Frazier are fighting for playoff positioning. With so much on the line in Week 9, DC Picks can’t wait to see …
Mt. Pleasant boys soccer season ends on penalty kicks
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant goalie Robbie Bailey did everything he could to help the Vikings win Monday’s WPIAL Class AA first-round playoff game against Shady Side Academy …
What a rush: Aliquippa keeps rolling
By Brian Duermeyer
High-powered Aliquippa unveiled yet another playmaker Friday before running over, through and around visiting Mt. Pleasant in a 63-14 Class AA blowout victory at Carl …
DC Picks: Time to ramp up game in preparation for postseason
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Overall: 32-9 It was a good bounce-back week for DC Picks. With two weeks remaining in the regular season, DC Picks hopes he can step up his game, just like the local teams making their final push for the playoffs. Here’s what DC Picks has lined up …
Mt. Pleasant rushes for 399 yards, hammers Charleroi
By Kyle Pillar
The Mt. Pleasant football team rolled to its most lopsided victory of the season Friday night. The Vikings (6-1, 6-1 Interstate Conference) defeated Charleroi (0-7, 0-7), 71-14, on homecoming. No. 8 Mt. Pleasant remained undefeated at home thanks to nine running backs piling up 399 yards rushing. Senior Trevor Salopek …
Daily Courier Q&A: Mt. Pleasant’s Ethan Charlesworth
By Jason Black
Mt. Pleasant senior Ethan Charlesworth has made significant contributions on both sides of the football this season. Charlesworth is the blocking fullback for Mt. Pleasant’s …
DC Picks, local teams hope to rebound from tough week
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 3-3 Overall: 27-8 It was a tough week for the Falcons, Red Raiders, Mustangs and DC Picks. Here’s hoping all bounce back strong this week. Connellsville at Norwin DC Picks has to be completely honest here. He’s frustrated with the way the Falcons have played in each of …
Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team sprints to victory over Greensburg Salem
By Jason Black
Intermittent rain and soggy playing conditions did little to slow a Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team intent on flying all over the field during Monday’s …
Quick goals put Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team on winning path
By Jason Black
A fast start is what the Mt. Pleasant boys soccer team was shooting for in its Section 1-AA home game against Burrell on Thursday, and …
DC Picks: Connellsville will get back into win column
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 5-1 Overall record: 24-5 It was another solid effort for DC Picks in Week 5, but he knows that as the season moves along and the games get bigger, picking winners often becomes harder. With that in mind, here are the Week 6 picks: Plum at Connellsville This …
Washington shows Mt. Pleasant who’s boss
By Paul Schofield
If Washington wanted to send a message Friday to the teams in the WPIAL Class AA Interstate, it was delivered. The path to the conference …
Mt. Pleasant girls golfers driven to succeed
By Jason Black
Winning a section championship takes talent, but for the Mt. Pleasant girls golf team to achieve that goal this season, a strong desire to succeed …
DC Picks: Tough games on the slate
By Tribune-Review
Last week: 4-1 Overall record: 19-4 DC Picks has been solid through the first month of the season, but there are a couple of big tests this week. DC Picks probably will change his mind a few times leading up to his final decision on a few of these games, …
Washington, Mt. Pleasant to battle for Interstate supremacy
By Paul Schofield
Mt. Pleasant coach Bo Ruffner had a lot of concerns when the high school football season began a month ago. Some of them have been …
Week of upsets motivates H.S. Picks
By H.s. Picks
What’s going on with H.S. Picks? The Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator had one of the worst weeks of his career, going 28-10 in Week 4 of the season. The usually reliable Picks said he was shocked that there were some many upsets. He thought this was the year Mapletown …
H.S. Picks catches Bucco Fever
By H.s. Picks
Even though it’s high school football season, H.S. Picks has the Pirates on his mind. Maybe that explains his subpar performance so far. Picks was 33-7 in Week 3, which leaves him 99-21 for the season. At least the Pirates have stayed focused and are currently holding off Milwaukee for …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Mt. Pleasant’s Zackery Bednar, Norwin’s Maria Santilli
By Andrew John
Zackery Bednar School: Mt. Pleasant Year: Senior Sport: Soccer/football Claim to fame: Bednar netted four goals to lead Mt. Pleasant (3-2, 2-1) to a 5-0 …
Mt. Pleasant boys hoping experience pays off in challenging Section 1-AA
By Dave Stofcheck
Floyd Snyder would like to let you in on a little secret. The Mt. Pleasant boys soccer coach thinks he just may have figured out …
No. 10 Mt. Pleasant uses 4th-quarter outburst to pull away
By Les Harvath
Mt. Pleasant exploded for three touchdowns in a 90-second span early in the fourth quarter to break open a tight Class AA Interstate Conference game to defeat host Derry, 35-7, on Friday night. Trailing 14-7 at the half, Derry took the second-half kickoff and marched from its 20-yard line to …

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