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Washington boys riding 9-game winning streak

By Kevin Lohman
Convincing high school athletes to invest their focus and abilities into playing a single, specific role on a team isn’t an easy task. But when players learn to accept their function so the team as a whole can benefit, great things can happen. That’s exactly what coach Ron Faust says is ...
WPIAL history full of football dynasties
By George Guido
Some of the WPIAL’s best Washington, 1917-23 Wins: 1920, ‘23 Second: 1922 Tie: 1917 While Wilkinsburg won the first three WPIAL titles from 1914-16, Washington had an early extended run. From 1915-23, Washington rolled up a 63-4-10 record and played in four WPIAL title games. The 1917 team battled Johnstown to ...
Freeport shocks Washington to advance to semifinals
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Freeport had concerns about Washington’s size up front, its deceptive, big-play running game and its stature as a returning semifinalist. But watching game film turned ...
Deer Lakes roughed up by rugged Washington in 1st round of playoffs
By D.j. Vasil
Deer Lakes coach Steve Sciullo knew his team faced a tough task when it faced Washington in the first round of the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. He was right. No. 14 Deer Lakes fell to No. 3 Washington, 52-7, on Friday night in the Lancers’ second playoff game in school history. Deer ...
Gorman: These 4 teams prevent foregone conclusion
By Kevin Gorman
When it comes to the WPIAL football playoffs, there is no such thing as a foregone conclusion. Right now, it’s hard to believe that we ...
Several WPIAL schools maintain grass fields despite turf migration
By Chris Harlan
Mike Bosnic remembers the muddy messes. Washington’s old grassy football field, like many around Western Pennsylvania, could turn to mud after days of heavy rain. At ...
Undefeated Washington awaits Southmoreland
By Mark King
Rebuild or reload? Any high school football coach would love to just reload season after each season. For Washington High School head Coach Mike Bosnic, reloading has been the norm rather than the exception for the past several seasons. And this year has been no different. Bosnic and the Little Prexies ...
Washington’s versatile rushing attack paves way to victory over Mt. Pleasant
By Paul Schofield
Washington’s Jordan West wasn’t used much during the first four games of the season. That changed Friday in  the No. 4 Little Prexies’ WPIAL Class AA ...
H.S. Picks scares up Week 5 predictions
By H.s. Picks
With Halloween only a month away, H.S. Picks, the Tribune-Review’s high school football prognosticator, went to a local store to check out the new costumes for this year. He liked the superhero selections; there was a neat mob boss outfit, a policeman, politician, vampire and an airline pilot. Picks didn’t choose ...
Washington-Mt. Pleasant matchup again likely to decide conference champion
By Paul Schofield
The road to the WPIAL Class AA Interstate Conference title has run through either Washington or Mt. Pleasant during the past three seasons. Nothing has ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Washington’s Kurt Adkins
By Karen Price
There isn’t much Washington senior Kurt Adkins doesn’t do in the realm of athletics. Last season, he was a member of the wrestling team, ...
Class AA breakdown: Dynamic offense to again lead 2-time PIAA champion South Fayette
By Karen Price
South Fayette football coach Joe Rossi is certain that other teams are looking at the Lions, now without record-setting quarterback Brett Brumbaugh, and thinking they’re ...
Annual contender Washington reloads again
By Ed Phillipps
Washington is entering its “A.D.” period. As in, “After DeQuay.” Last season, DeQuay Isbell was a do-it-all player and one of the most explosive athletes in ...
HSFB preview by position: Skill not measured in catches for area tight ends
By Chris Harlan
The stats aren’t always pretty, but the talent is there. The WPIAL returns a selection of standout tight ends with the ideal size, strength and ...
HS highlight reel: Familiar teams to compete for track titles
By Tribune-Review
Monday’s WPIAL team track and field championships will feature some familiar teams. On the boys side, two-time reigning Class AAA champ North Allegheny will try for a three-peat, while recent champs Hempfield, Canon-McMillan and Butler also will compete. The group has combined to win the past nine titles. In Class AA, ...
Aliquippa downs Washington to earn 7th straight trip to WPIAL Class AA title game
By Brian Duermeyer
The WPIAL’s most-decorated football program is headed back to Heinz Field for a championship game rematch. No. 2-seeded Aliquippa earned a record-setting seventh consecutive trip to the WPIAL Class AA final with a 44-26 victory over Washington on Friday at Joe P. Demichela Stadium in West Allegheny. Aliquippa’s victory sets up a ...
WPIAL Class AA semifinal capsule: Washington vs. Aliquippa
By Bill West
class AA Semifinals No. 2 Aliquippa (11-0) vs. No. 3 Washington (11-0)   7:30 p.m. Friday at West Allegheny After a regular season ...
Washington’s big-play offense ends Apollo-Ridge’s season with 58-30 win
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge got out-Apollo-Ridged. Instead of making the big plays, the Vikings watched Washington pile them on Friday night and saw their season come to a close ...
Washington’s size up front to challenge smaller Apollo-Ridge
By Matt Grubba
It’s going to be Washington’s size against Apollo-Ridge’s speed in the trenches. The sixth-seeded Vikings have yet to face an offensive unit with the size ...
Apollo-Ridge hopes high-scoring attack leads to semifinal berth
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Apollo-Ridge’s offense has been quite the spectacle this season, producing a touchdown display the A-K Valley hasn’t seen in some time. Talk about Showtime at ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Q&A: Washington’s Jonathan Spina
By Bill West
Washington senior quarterback Jonathan Spina never doubted that the Prexies would put up points this season. He just hadn’t anticipated that his arm would become ...
Washington sends Steel Valley home for season in rout
By David Whipkey
Turning the ball over in playoff football often is the recipe for a season-ending loss. Although Steel Valley had only two turnovers in Friday night’s rain-soaked Class AA playoff game at Washington, they proved costly to the Ironmen’s chances of an upset, as Washington (10-0) pulled away to a 34-7 win. Steel ...
Washington routs Southmoreland
By David Whipkey
Washington coach Mike Bosnic seemingly is not an easy man to please. If one lacked access to the scoreboard Friday night at Wash High Stadium and only had the expression of Bosnic’s face following his team’s systematic 41-7 victory over Southmoreland, one would have thought the Prexies were beaten. “We did not ...
Washington overpowers Charleroi
By Bill Hughes
Washington went to Charleroi Stadium Friday night looking to lock up a playoff spot in the Interstate Conference, and it did just that with its ...
Washington shows Mt. Pleasant who’s boss
By Paul Schofield 6:37 p.m.
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 ...
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