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Daily News Fabulous 15: Senior standouts highlight all-star team

By Daily News Staff 9:39 a.m.
Players from WPIAL playoff qualifiers made up much of the annual Daily News Fabulous 15 boys basketball team for 2015. Class AAAA McKeesport and Class AAA ...
After rough 2014, Clairton baseball team hoping for better season
By Dave Mackall
Ted Ulmer is doing his part to keep the Clairton baseball program alive. The Bears, who have not finished above .500 since 1999, Ulmer’s senior year, were on life support in 2014 in his first year as coach, winning just two games and getting badly outscored. Their lineup, at times, was makeshift, ...
High school basketball notebook: Aliquippa motivated by loss in PIAA title game
By Kevin Gorman  and Chris Harlan
In the moments after its first loss in 30 games, Aliquippa’s junior-heavy lineup promised to find motivation in Saturday’s loss to Philadelphia’s Conwell-Egan Catholic in ...
HS highlight reel: Roundball Classic set for April 18
By Tribune-Review
The top scorers in the area will be on display April 18 at the Roundball Classic all-star games at Geneva College. Chartiers Valley’s Matty McConnell ...
Unselfish Eden Christian Academy defeats cold-shooting Bears, 60-46
By Dave Mackall
Eden Christian Academy won its first playoff game in any sport, easily handling Clairton, 60-46, in a WPIAL Class A first-round boys basketball game Tuesday ...
Trib Cup: After getting late start, Clairton boys hoping for strong finish
By Alex Oltmanns
The 2014-15 season got off to a late start for the Clairton boys basketball team, But as the Bears get set to enter the playoffs ...
Frazier boys basketball team dismisses Clairton, 64-58, in postseason tune-up
By Jason Black
With spots already locked up in the WPIAL playoffs, the Clairton and Frazier boys basketball teams had the opportunity to gauge their level of play ...
Woodland Hills’ Thompkins signs on with Toledo
By Dave Mackall
The long list of Division I football recruits over the years at Woodland Hills High School grew even more Wednesday, when running back Art Thompkins ...
Top 10 WPIAL recruits in the Class of 2016
By Chris Harlan
1. Miles Sanders, Woodland Hills (above) Twitter: @BoobieMiles_4 5-foot-11, 192 pounds, running back Sanders verbally committed to Penn State in July, but others continued to offer ...
Daily News spotlight athletes: Clairton’s Uri Myers, West Mifflin’s Miranda Ferguson
By Robert Stinner
Uri Myers School: Clairton Class: Junior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Myers scored a team-high 15 points to help the Bears (8-9, 5-4) to a ...
Clairton’s Clifford commits to Indiana State
By Dave Mackall
Clairton linebacker Raymone Clifford has given a verbal commitment to attend FCS Indiana State. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound senior, who also played fullback and tight end for the PIAA Class A runner-up Bears, chose Indiana State over Youngstown State, a pair of Missouri Valley Conference members, and a host of Division II schools. “When I was on my ...
Clairton officials hope to turn incident, sanctions into ‘positive learning experience’
By Dave Mackall
The Clairton football team is under the microscope now that the Clairton City School District and the PIAA have come to an agreement over penalties handed down in response to the team’s unruly conduct at the PIAA Class A championship game in December. On a recommendation by the district, ...
HS highlight reel: Clairton hopes to use incident, sanctions as learning experience
By Tribune-Review
The Clairton football team is under the microscope now that the Clairton City School District and the PIAA have come to an agreement over penalties handed down in response to the team’s unruly conduct at the PIAA Class A title game in December. On a recommendation by the district, Clairton ...
No. 5 Jeannette overcomes 18-point deficit, edges Serra Catholic
By Dave Mackall
Jeannette’s undefeated section record was in serious jeopardy Tuesday night before the Jayhawks finally got around to protecting it. Mike Pompei scored 17 points, and Julian ...
Serra gets key home victory over Clairton to even section record
By Dave Mackall
Serra Catholic boys basketball coach Vince Gibbons concedes his Eagles haven’t played well on the road, where they’re 2-6 this season. Get a team at home, though, like they did with Clairton on Tuesday night, and things get a little brighter. Senior Joe Satira scored 22 points to lead Serra Catholic to ...
Gorman: Pittsburgh Athletic Association awards a great event
By Kevin Gorman
The same guy who got me out of jury duty got me into one of my favorite events. In 2000, attorney Paul Walsh called to ...
Clairton players offer video apology to Bishop Guilfoyle
By Dave Mackall
Calling it “a good day,” former Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch met with the Clairton High School football team Thursday and expressed hope that its players ...
Greyhounds claw Bears in 78-51 rout
By Jeff Oliver
Just four days removed from an embarrassing 70-29 loss to New Castle, the Monessen Greyhounds came out fighting against Clairton Wednesday night in a non-section ...
Gorman: Schools get best of Batch
By Kevin Gorman
Charlie Batch saw how the PIAA Class A football final ended, with a Clairton player running onto the field and throwing his helmet at a player. Watching the video touched a nerve with Batch, who called WPIAL executive director Tim O’Malley and offered his help. “Absolutely, it did,” said Batch, who ...
Gorman: A resolution for new year
By Kevin Gorman
Now that a new year is upon us, perhaps we should make a resolution for Western Pennsylvania high school sports: Show some sportsmanship. For all of the positive stories in 2014 — and there were plenty — there were also some disturbing scenes at sporting events. The football season saw a brawl ...
McKeesport Daily News Dynamic 33
By Daily News Staff
There were countless memorable moments from the 2014 high school football season, including Clairton’s return to the PIAA title game for the sixth time in ...
Clairton’s Lamont Wade named Daily News Football Player of the Year
By Dave Mackall
At 15, WPIAL rushing champion Lamont Wade is getting an education beyond the classroom, where he’s maintained at least a 3.5 grade-point average as a ...
Clairton loses battle of the Bears to Winchester Thurston after late rally
By Dave Mackall
Winchester Thurston boys basketball coach Bryan Brenneman wasn’t sure how his team would react to Clairton’s star-powered lineup, even though Clairton had conducted just six official practices and was the only WPIAL team yet to have played a game. In a Section 4-A matchup of teams known as the Bears, host ...
Clairton’s Wade named Daily News Coach of the Year
By Dave Mackall
Wayne Wade will take a 15-1  record. What coach wouldn’t? While he would have loved for his football team to have gone unbeaten and brought another PIAA ...
WPIAL players named to Class AAA, A all-state teams
By Staff Report
The Pennsylvania football writers all-state teams for Class A and AAA were released Monday. Several players were recognized from Western Pennsylvania. In Class AAA, selections ...

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