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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 …
Jeannette middle school football team wraps inaugural year
By Dave Moio
Jeannette’s long and storied football history is equal parts effort by the highly skilled athletes that have competed at Jeannette and the dedication and instruction of the excellent coaches that have developed the former and current Jayhawks. This year, for the first time in school history, Jeannette was able to …
Jeannette U-10 travel soccer team celebrates undefeated season
By Dave Moio
If present success is an indicator of future outcomes, Jeannette soccer has a bright future. Jeannette Soccer Club’s under-10 boys travel team finished its 2014 …
Jeannette shuts out GCC, begin playoffs as 6th seed
By Dave Moio
Talk about taking care of business. The Jeannette Jayhawks certainly did that last Friday against the Class A Eastern Conference rival — make that arch-rival …
St. Vincent offensive system fits Jeannette graduate Craft
By Brian Knavish
When he arrived at St. Vincent College before this season, new head coach Ron Dolciato brought with him a reputation for running a high-powered aerial …
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 …
Jeannette rolls past rival Greensburg Central Catholic
By Paul Schofield
Jeannette senior quarterback Julian Batts sat on a bench near midfield and listened to the school’s marching band perform a postgame show. Batts said he …
Jeannette junior looks back on soccer season, toward future
By Kristie Linden
Mia Hill, a junior at Jeannette High School, has been playing soccer for just two years but another Mia — Mia Hamm — has long …
Jeannette facing rival GCC with playoff seeding, bragging rights on line
By Dave Moio
Roy Hall knows what it means to be a Jeannette Jayhawk. He knows that it means being a part of a local institution — a …
Jeannette grad, Mount Union not taking opponent lightly in ‘mismatch”
By Brian Knavish
On paper it’s quite a mismatch. The University of Mount Union — featuring Jeannette native Pat Mahoney at right guard — is a perennial powerhouse …
Now in Class A, rivals GCC, Jeannette to battle for 2nd place in Eastern Conference
By Paul Schofield
It wouldn’t be a complete football season if the Greensburg Central Catholic/Jeannette game didn’t hold some meaning in Week 9. During the past 13 seasons, …
H.S. Picks rounding into postseason form
By H.s. Picks
It seems like it was just last week that the high school football season started. But here we are in Week 9, the final week of the regular season. The WPIAL playoffs begin next week, and what have we learned? Well, for starters, Penn-Trafford appears to be the best team …
Jeannette RB Hall looks to older brothers for inspiration
By Kristie Linden
Kareem Hall, a sophomore at Jeannette High School, has been playing football since he was about 9 years old — it’s something that sort of …
Jeannette rebounding from tough loss
By Dave Moio
Roy Hall had a tough week. The Jeannette football head coach lost sleep. He worried himself sick. He couldn’t help but flash beck to a …
Jeannette boys soccer team looks ahead to next season
By Dave Moio
Vince Lombardi gets all the credit, but he doesn’t deserve it. Not for the quote that made him famous, or at least more famous. The …
Jeannette grad a shutdown corner, special teams standout with St. Vincent
By Brian Knavish
Darius Brown’s claim to fame is his pass-coverage ability. The Jeannette High School graduate is a senior cornerback on the St. Vincent College football team. …
Jeannette defense helps secure playoff spot with win over Monessen
By Paul Schofield
Monessen had to feel like it was hit by an avalanche Friday. No. 6 Jeannette (6-1, 6-1 Eastern Conference) scored three defensive touchdowns in the …
Monessen, Jeannette try to rebound from tough losses
By Paul Schofield
It’s been a while since Monessen has found itself in this position. But coming off a surprising 14-12 loss to Springdale and with games scheduled …
H.S. Picks is back to his winning ways
By H.s. Picks
Guess who’s back, back again. Yes, he’s back. No, it’s not rap artist Eminem. It’s H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator, who had his best week of the season by correctly going 37-3 in Week 6. Picks said eating good brain food like vegetables, fruits and nuts helped …
student athlete of the week
By Kristie Linden
Anthony Naples, a freshman at Jeannette High School, is one of the top two golfers for the Jayhawks. Brendt Billeck, the other golfer in that …
Jeannette sophomore relishes lessons learned in 1st tennis season
By Kristie Linden
Kara Johnston, a student at Jeannette High School, is one of a group of girls in 10th grade who decided to give tennis a try …
Jayhawks fall to Bears, prepare for Greyhounds
By Dave Moio
The bright side — Jeannette became the first team to hold the Clairton Bears under 70 points this season. That just about sums up the …
Coach sees signs of progress for Jeannette girls soccer squad
By Dave Moio
Despite a season-long goal drought and a win-less/goal-less streak that reached 11 with last Thursday’s 3-0 loss to Brownsville, Jeannette girls soccer coach Brian Snively …
As coach predicted, Jeannette grad Cox playing big role for Michigan State
By Brian Knavish
Entering this season, Michigan State defensive backs coach Harlon Barnett made some predictions regarding safety Demetrious Cox. “He’s ready to show what he can do,” …
No. 2 Clairton scores convincing victory against No. 5 Jeannette
By Josh Yohe
Clairton and Jeannette last met in a football game 99 years ago. The Jayhawks probably wouldn’t mind avoiding the Bears for another 10 decades. No. …

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