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Gorman: Clairton QB delivers on dream

By Kevin Gorman
Ryan Williams always dreamed of being a starter on a Clairton team that won a WPIAL Class A football championship. Just like his dad. Remondo Williams ...
WPIAL Class A notebook: Clairton climbs all-time title list
By George Guido 2:43 p.m.
Clairton’s victory brought the school its 11th WPIAL football title. That ties New Castle for second on the all-time WPIAL championship list. Aliquippa is tops with 15 titles. • The 46 points scored by the Bears marks the second time in WPIAL history that a team has gone over ...
Clairton wins 11th WPIAL football championship
By Dave Mackall 2:43 p.m.
Lamont Wade barely could contain his excitement, and who could blame him? His Clairton football team had just won another WPIAL championship. Wade, the Bears’ standout ...
Liotta, Petrishen represent AK-Valley at WPIAL football finals
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Shawn Liotta has coached the Erie Explosion to back-to-back Continental Indoor Football League championships. He’s become somewhat of a household name in arena football circles ...
Avonworth faces ‘tall order’ against unbeaten Clairton
By Dave Mackall
So much for that Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic-Clairton matchup. Avonworth took care of that. Get ready for Clairton-Avonworth at 11 a.m. Friday at Heinz Field in ...
Unbeaten Clairton not taking Avonworth lightly
By Dave Mackall
While Clairton’s overtime victory over Neshannock in the WPIAL Class A semifinals sent a thrill through the Bears’ locker room, it didn’t last long. After limiting ...
HS highlight reel: Practices for winter sports start today
By Tribune-Review
While football players for eight WPIAL teams go over game plans and prepare for Friday’s championship games during practices Monday afternoon, some of their classmates will head to the hardwood, wrestling mat and swimming pool to begin official practices for winter sports. Monday is the beginning of winter sports season ...
Wade scores 6 TDs, including OT winner, to lead Clairton past Neshannock
By Mark Kaboly
There was no mercy rule. There was no putting up points at an embarrassing rate. Neshannock was having none of that during Friday’s WPIAL Class A ...
WPIAL Class A semifinal capsule: Clairton vs. Neshannock
By Dave Mackall
class A SEMIFINALS NO. 2 CLAIRTON (11-0) vs. No. 3 NESHANNOCK (11-0)  7:30 p.m. Friday at Canon-McMillan Stadium Clairton and Neshannock are the top ...
Neshannock next to challenge Clairton football juggernaut
By Dave Mackall
It’s Neshannock’s turn. The Lancers, who outlasted Jeannette, 46-32, last week to advance to the WPIAL Class A semifinals, are the next opponent with hopes of ...
No. 2 Clairton crushes Shenango, 68-7
By David Whipkey
Sometimes, there are simply no words to describe the dominance of a football team. Seventh-seeded Shenango coach Mike Commesso was speechless after second-seeded Clairton routed the ...
Fast, aggressive Clairton plans to stick to typical game plan against No. 7 Shenango
By Dave Mackall
The Clairton football team has been downright offensive all season, and the Bears have no intention of changing. Their potent offense seemingly has been putting up ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: Perkiomen Valley rolls to PAC-10 title in District 1
By Staff Reports
When the high school football season kicked off in late August, Perkiomen Valley was a question mark. By the time the Vikings closed out their Pioneer Athletic Conference slate last week, however, they resembled more of an exclamation point. By dispatching Upper Perkiomen, 56-7, in its regular season finale last Thursday, Perkiomen ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Clairton’s Ryan Williams, Thomas Jefferson’s Kayla Smith
By Robert Stinner
Ryan Williams School: Clairton Class: Senior Sport: Football Claim to fame: Williams completed 12 of 21 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns Friday to ...
Clairton continues offensive onslaught in dominating 1st-round win over Chartiers-Houston
By Josh Yohe
Clairton was livid when it wasn’t given the No. 1 seed in the WPIAL Class A postseason. By Friday, the anger had subsided. The desire to make history remained. Clairton destroyed Chartiers-Houston, 62-3, in the opening round of the WPIAL postseason at Neil C. Brown Stadium to continue its historical season. The ...
Gorman: With WPIAL seeding, don’t sleep on No. 2s
By Kevin Gorman
The big question before the WPIAL playoff pairings meeting was over the top two seeds in the bottom two classes. Would the WPIAL give the No. 1 seeds to defending PIAA champions South Fayette in Class AA and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic in Class A? Or would it reward the regular-season ...
Bracket has Clairton set up to potentially face familiar foes in WPIAL playoffs
By Dave Mackall
Clairton coach Wayne Wade shook his head and fumed as he glanced at the WPIAL playoffs brackets. He didn’t agree with a decision to include ...
Clairton runs past Leechburg for PIAA record
By Dave Whipkey
Leechburg coach Mark George can take solace in the fact his Blue Devils held Clairton to its lowest point total this season. But 54 points were more than enough for the Bears as the No. 2 team in WPIAL Class A rolled Friday night to a 54-6 win over Leechburg at ...
Daily News Q&A: Lamont Wade, Clairton
By Dave Mackall
No Harrison Dreher? No problem. His good pal Lamont Wade has stepped in full time to carry the load for Clairton in a season of ...
Clairton gets its revenge against Monessen
By Josh Yohe
The score looked like every other outcome in Clairton’s historical season. But this one was special. Playing Monessen for the first time since the Greyhounds ended ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: After blackout, McDevitt downs Cedar Cliff in two-day game
By Staff Reports
Bishop McDevitt senior and Penn State recruit Andre Robinson returned to action after missing five games with a bone bruise near his right knee. Robinson, the reigning Class AAA Player of the Year, carried 23 times for 224 yards and two touchdowns during the Crusaders extended 49-33 win over Cedar ...
Clairton looking for revenge against Eastern foe Monessen
By Dave Mackall
One by one, Clairton has been mowing ’em down. Apparently, the only question on anyone’s mind about the surging Bears these days is how many points ...
Wade gains 275 yards on 7 carries as No. 2 Clairton routs Serra
By Josh Yohe
Schools often attempt to schedule homecoming opponents that will result in a sure win. Serra Catholic opted for a different approach. No. 2 Clairton rolled into Serra ...
Statewide HSFB notebook: Clairton’s high-scoring run continues
By Staff Reports
For yet another week, the state’s No. 2 ranked team in Class A, Clairton, was unchallenged in a blowout victory. Facing previously unbeaten Jeannette, the Bears rolled to a 58-14 win in front of a regional TV audience. Jeannette coach Roy Hall quipped afterward: “There’s only one way to stop that ...
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. 2 Clairton ...

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