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Former Shady Side Academy standout set to take field for Pitt

By Marty Stewart
Former Shady Side Academy star quarterback and defensive back Reggie Mitchell is back home and chomping at the bit waiting to hit the turf at …

Pitt football growing under Chryst
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Paul Chryst made many assessments about the program when he was hired almost three years ago. Many he never mentioned outside of staff …
Pitt swingman Jones ready for breakout season
By Kevin Gorman
Chris Jones knows his reputation as a player who dominates practices but disappears in games. It’s one the Pitt redshirt sophomore swingman is set on …
Clemson’s Stoudt is one of the unheralded ACC QBs trying to break out
By Jerry DiPaola
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt was 8 years old the first time he saw his father cry. He wanted to know why. “They …
ACC notebook: Pitt predicted to finish 6th in Coastal Division
By Jerry DiPaola
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Pitt coach Paul Chryst’s reaction was predictable when he saw his team picked to finish sixth in the ACC’s seven-team Coastal Division. “It doesn’t mean a lot,” he said about the preseason media poll released Monday. Indeed, recent history is the clearest indicator. Duke was picked last …
ACC bracing for NCAA rules changes involving coaches and athletes
By Jerry DiPaola
GREENSBORO, N.C. — ACC commissioner John Swofford wasn’t pointing an accusing finger at his conference’s coaches when he said a significant NCAA rule implemented to …
Pitt safety Vinopal hopes extra conditioning pays off
By Jerry DiPaola
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Pitt senior safety Ray Vinopal said he was almost afraid to count the number of steps he and teammates were required to run this summer when they took their conditioning program to the concrete upper deck of Heinz Field. “I wouldn’t do that to myself,” he said, …
Motivated by his upbringing, Pitt’s Boyd exceeding expectations
By Jerry DiPaola
Tyler Boyd performed last season like no freshman receiver in Pitt history, surpassing even the revered Larry Fitzgerald. He admits, however, to carrying the burden …
With 4 starters back, Pitt’s offensive front looking for a rebound
By Jason Mackey
One number trumps all for the Pitt football team’s center, junior Artie Rowell, and it’s not how many starters the Panthers have returning up front. …
Hempfield lineman Pilato chooses Pitt
By Jason Mackey
Assuming someone doesn’t mind learning how to play center, in a few years the Pitt football team could potentially field an All-WPIAL offensive line after Hempfield senior Tony Pilato gave a verbal commitment to the Panthers on Wednesday afternoon. A 6-foot-7, 300-pound senior tackle, Pilato joins a 2015 class that …
College football notebook: Date moved up for Pitt-Penn State game
By Staff and Wire Reports
The wait for the first meeting between Pitt and Penn State at Beaver Stadium in almost two decades just got a week shorter. On Thursday, …
Pitt football loses Price for season
By Jason Mackey
The injury woes continue for Pitt junior defensive lineman Ejuan Price. Coach Paul Chryst announced Wednesday morning that Price, a Woodland Hills graduate, will undergo …
Pitt soccer’s Carly Seneca continues on road to recovery
By Michael Love
Less than one half into her freshman season with the University of Pittsburgh women’s soccer team, Gateway graduate Carly Seneca saw her season come to …
Pitt women’s top recruit Gibson of Seton-La Salle headed to junior college
By Karen Price
The Pitt women’s basketball team lost a top recruit from Suzie McConnell-Serio’s highly regarded 2014 class as Seton-La Salle standout Naje Gibson did not meet …
Maui Invitational, IU highlight Pitt men’s nonconference slate
By Kevin Gorman
Four games in Hawaii — part of its first appearance in the Maui Invitational — and a game at Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge …