By Staff Report
Five players from the WPIAL were honored Wednesday as members of the Class A PA Football Writers all-state team.
The group included Riverside senior quarterback Jason ...
Frazier flexes defensive muscles in shutout of Beth-Center By Dave Stofcheck
Since taking over at Frazier in 2010, Mike Steeber’s postgame demeanor has for the most part been rather sedate, win or lose.
But after his defense’s dominating performance against Beth-Center and one of the WPIAL’s leading running backs Friday night, Steeber’s usually reliable poker face almost broke down into a ...
Beth-Center looks to carry on winning tradition By Andrew John
The season came to a screeching halt for Beth-Center after it lost to Riverside, 21-20, in the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs last season.
The Bulldogs won all nine of their games in the regular season, and cruised to the Tri-County South Conference title.
They will look to rebound ...
Brawl mars Beth-Center’s win over Frazier By Jeff Oliver
Going into Friday’s Tri-County South showdown, both Frazier and Beth-Center stood atop the mountain with perfect records.
And there is only room for one at the ...
Apollo-Ridge cruises past Beth-Center, into 2nd round of playoffs By George Guido
Big play after big play carried Apollo-Ridge to a 42-28 first-round WPIAL Class A playoff victory over Beth-Center.
Five of Apollo-Ridge’s six touchdowns went on plays of 48 yards or more as the Vikings won their second playoff game in the school’s 45-year history.
Jesse Zelonka ran 54 yards for a ...
Beth-Center gets revenge, downs Frazier By Jeremy Sellew
Frazier was hoping history would repeat itself when it met undefeated Beth-Center.
After knocking off the Bulldogs by seven points at its stadium last year, it ...
High school football notebook: Despite forfeit, Geibel wants to keep playing By Chris Harlan
God willing, Geibel Catholic will finish its football season.
“We’re going to say our prayers and go from there,” said coach Pete Nace, whose shorthanded team must forfeit Friday’s game against Beth-Center. “We’re a Catholic school with a lot of faith.”
Geibel had only 12 healthy players at this week’s practices, ...
Welsh, Novak pull upsets at WPIAL wrestling By Paul Schofield
It’s rare that highly seeded wrestlers get upset during the first night of the WPIAL Class AA Championships.
Someone forgot to tell Beth-Center freshman Anthony Welsh. ...
Burrell blitzes Beth-Center for 1st playoff win since ’06 By Stephen Catanese
Burrell’s boys basketball team left little room for doubt Saturday afternoon as it steamrolled Beth-Center, 64-34, in a WPIAL Class AA preliminary-round playoff game at West Allegheny.
The win is Burrell’s first in the postseason since 2006. The Buccaneers (16-6) advance to face Washington (16-6), a 76-32 winner over Jefferson-Morgan, in ...
Hampton plays Mars for conference title By Jerry Clark
This week marks the end of the football regular season, and while many local teams will strap on their helmets for the last time, Hampton will be vying for a section title.
Mars at Hampton, 7 p.m.
Last year, Hampton was edged by the Plants at Mars, so it’s hoping ...
Serra Catholic posts shutout, moves to quarterfinals By Keith Barnes
It took nine years, but Serra Catholic is back in the WPIAL Class A boys soccer quarterfinals.
Senior midfielder Mike Mercea had a hat trick while sophomore goalkeeper Anthony Koval didn’t have to make a save until 29 minutes, 48 seconds remained in regulation as Serra Catholic rolled to a relatively ...
Beth-Center to defend Tri-County South title By Paul Schofield
Beth-Center football coach Ed Woods isn’t a fan of what the WPIAL football committee did to the Tri-County South Conference.
By moving California and Monessen ...