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
Wins: 1920, ‘23
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 Schofield6:37 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 ...