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Gorman: WPIAL players running for the record books

Eclipsing the 5,000-yard rushing mark is rarity in Western Pennsylvania, yet three WPIAL backs surpassed the milestone in the past two weeks. At this pace, ...

Top-ranked Clairton shuts down Springdale

Springdale pulled out all the stops in a bid to upset No. 1 Clairton. But the Bears made all the stops. Lamont Wade rushed for 214 ...

Western Pa. football coaches respect protest, encourage patriotic displays

When Gateway opened its football season, Gators senior Jordan Washington led his teammates onto the field with an American flag in his hands. Flown over a ...

Don't miss matchups for Week 1

Southeastern (6A) Canon-McMillan (1-0, 0-0) at Hempfield (1-0, 0-0) 7 p.m. Friday The buzz: Both teams kicked off the season with a win: Canon-McMillan outscored Kiski Area, ...

Gorman: No need for stars to talk trash

Some will say two high school football stars talking trash on Twitter simply is a sign of the times, nothing more than a millennial quarrel ...

HSFB preview by position: Clairton's Lamont Wade among nation's best

Not only is Clairton's Lamont Wade the best cornerback in the WPIAL, he ranks among the best defensive backs in the nation. ...

Six-classification football has arrived, causing major waves in the WPIAL

The landscape of Pennsylvania prep football has changed irrevocably, with the days of four classifications in the rear-view mirror. Gone are long-standing rivalries between neighboring schools, ...

WPIAL Class A breakdown: Realignment gives smaller schools better shot to succeed

When the PIAA voted to increase the classifications from four to six in football for the start of the 2016 season, it brought about drastic ...

Gorman: Clairton's Wade only wants one thing — a state title

Lamont Wade watched from the sidelines as Tyler Boyd's career at Clairton stretched from storybook to the record books. What appeared to be an impossible ...

Clairton again holds high expectations

To Clairton, another exceptional season in 2015 unfortunately appears more like the latest in a string of disappointing finishes. A 13-1 record with a trip to ...

HSFB preview by position: Wide receivers scoring in bunches

A number of the best wideouts are more defensive-minded nowadays. Count Steel Valley's Paris Ford, Thomas Jefferson's Zane Zandier and Imani Christian's Kenny Robinson ...

WPIAL Class A video preview: Clairton favored again 

Tribune-Review columnist Kevin Gorman and staff writer Paul Schofield discuss the top teams, players and storylines for WPIAL Class A football. ...

Gorman: Clairton's Wade has a top 10, invite

Lamont Wade got gold and silver medals Thursday at the WPIAL track and field finals, as well as a golden ticket. Wade won WPIAL Class ...

Gorman: Alabama scouring WPIAL for recruits

For a school with only one WPIAL product on its roster, Alabama sure has been spending a lot of time in Western Pennsylvania lately. The ...

Gorman: 'Dream team' but a dream

When Paris Ford committed to Pitt in October, he vowed to pull the WPIAL and City League's top prospects. The importance of having someone who ...

High school notebook: WPIAL moves AA, A football finals to RMU stadium

The WPIAL chose a college venue as host for the two football championships that won't be held at Heinz Field. Finalists from the two smallest ...

Gorman: The WPIAL game we've been waiting for

When the WPIAL revealed that uneven numbers would necessitate "hybrid crossover" games between Class A and 3A schools, Mike Zmijanac knew exactly what that meant. ...

High school notebook: 12 WPIAL players picked for Big 33 game

Twelve players from the WPIAL have been selected to play for Team Pennsylvania in the 39th annual Big 33 Football Classic, set for June 18 ...

WPIAL to play 4 of 6 football title games at Heinz Field

The WPIAL will take four football championships to Heinz Field this fall, but two classifications won't go. WPIAL executive director Tim O'Malley said Wednesday that ...

Recruiting: Wade earns elusive 5th star from Scout.com

The stars have aligned for Clairton's Lamont Wade. Scout.com added another star to the junior's profile this week, making him a five-star recruit for ...

Fueled by fast start, Clairton boys look to finish strong in playoffs

Clairton's condensed boys basketball schedule inched closer to a triumphant conclusion with the latest in a flurry of eight victories fueling the unranked Bears' case ...

Top 10 Western Pa. recruits in the Class of 2017 

1. Lamont Wade , Clairton 5-10, 180, cornerback Twitter: @Goony_38 Wade reports 22 scholarship offers, with Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State among ...

Gorman: Countdown begins to next signing day

Lamont Wade sat at a computer in Clairton's library Wednesday and watched teammate Aaron Mathews sign a national letter of intent with Pitt. "This is ...

Clairton avenges earlier loss to Jeannette

During a span of three Section 4-A games last week, Clairton coach Matt Geletko drilled his players to focus on the task at hand. He ...

Clairton's Mathews changes commitment from Penn State to Pitt

Clairton's Aaron Mathews changed his mind from his Penn State commitment Monday and told Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi he will sign with the Panthers on ...


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