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.
Steel Valley girls plan to play ‘small ball’ By Haley Sawyer
Steel Valley girls basketball coach Brittany Youngblood has plenty of ways to motivate her team.
“You’re getting ready for the prom.”
“You’ve got to look good in your semi dress.”
Just two of the many phrases she shouts to motivate her team, which is looking to surpass last year’s 4-8 record in Section ...
Gorman: Teams running to Heinz Field By Kevin Gorman
Six players have broken the 4,000-yard career rushing mark this fall, something that happened only once in WPIAL history — in 2007.
That four 4,000-yard rushers are in the WPIAL semifinals begs this question: Can teams still make it to Heinz Field while relying on the run?
Aliquippa’s Kaezon Pugh, Clairton’s ...
Steel Valley names former West Mifflin assistant Chapman interim basketball coach By Dave Mackall
Steel Valley has named former West Mifflin assistant Dale Chapman as interim volunteer boys basketball coach, succeeding Drew Schifino, who was fired after one season.
“If there was any other opportunity out there, I wouldn’t have left West Mifflin,” said Chapman, 52, a Homestead native who attended Steel Valley and coached ...
Steel Valley holds off Beaver Falls for 1st semifinal berth in 24 years By Dave Mackall
Steel Valley scored first and led Beaver Falls the entire way Friday, yet it took a last-minute interception to secure a victory and send the Ironmen to the WPIAL semifinals for the first time since 1991.
Quarterback Tre Earl Edwards scored three touchdowns, and Kaleb Hughes intercepted a pass with ...
Steel Valley opens boys basketball coach Schifino’s position By Patrick Cloonan7:18 a.m.
Just five days before the official start of winter sports practices, Steel Valley school board opened the high school boys varsity basketball coaching position Wednesday.
“The best interest of the students was not met,” school director Coyleen Steele said prior to a 5-0 vote at a special meeting that removed Drew ...
Murray, Steel Valley rout South Allegheny By Dave Mackall
Rod Steele was part of three WPIAL championships and two PIAA titles as an assistant coach at Central Catholic, but he just might be having the most fun of all this season as coach at Steel Valley.
Steele and the No. 5 Ironmen tuned up for the WPIAL playoffs by ...
Late win streak sparks Steel Valley girls By Kevin Lohman8:39 p.m.
It might take a minor miracle for the Steel Valley girls soccer team to make the playoffs out of Section 4-A this year, but even if the team falls short of qualifying for postseason play it won’t influence the way that its coach assesses the season.
“You know, we have an ...
Steel Valley defense spearheads victory over Freeport By Jerin Steele
Through the first four weeks, Steel Valley averaged more than 49 points a game, and Freeport was at 40 per game.
Those numbers might have suggested a high-scoring game when the two met Friday night. But the Steel Valley defense had other plans.
The Class AA No. 6 Ironmen forced six turnovers ...