Football

Freeport football team visits police stations

Freeport's football program is used to spending summers helping people in the community and doing charity work in the area. On Friday, the Yellowjackets decided ...

Hempfield captures WCCA 7-on-7 championship

As Hempfield football coach Rich Bowen watched his team win the sixth annual Westmoreland County Coaches' Association 7-on-7 football tournament Thursday at Mt. Pleasant, he ...

Valley, Kiski Area break in young QBs at WCCA 7-on-7 tournament

Muzzy Colosimo has a typical message for young quarterbacks. "I always tell the quarterbacks, 'You'll like me when you're a senior — you're going to hate ...

Neshannock's Antuono commits to RMU; Mt. Pleasan't Aumer picks Monmouth

Neshannock rising senior quarterback/linebacker Frank Antuono (6-2, 220) made a verbal commitment to Robert Morris on Thursday. "They have been recruiting me and they've been ...

A-K Valley high school notebook: Liotta still on the move

Shawn Liotta has about 125,000 miles on his 2012 Chrysler 200. He said he's had four sets of tires put on the vehicle since he ...

Seneca Valley gearing up for football season

It's been a busy summer for the Seneca Valley football team — and not much of it is left. Heat acclimation begins for football teams ...

Deer Lakes senior Palmiere overcomes blood clots to play again

Billy Palmiere might never know what caused the six blood clots to form in his left lung last fall. Physical discomfort was followed by unnerving fear. The ...

Freeport's Earley forged enviable coaching legacy

While his Freeport football teams rode an incredible wave of success, coach Don Earley remained humble. Always willing to step back and give his assistant coaches ...

Former Freeport football coach Earley dies at age 85

Freeport is mourning the loss of one of its most revered coaches. Longtime football coach Don Earley died Thursday at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. ...

WPIAL rules OLSH's Shell ineligible for football

The WPIAL has ruled OLSH transfer Romnn Shell ineligible in football for one year, executive director Tim O'Malley said. After an eligibility hearing Wednesday, the WPIAL ...

Plum football enjoying eventful offseason

While the start of the regular season is still a little under two months away, the Plum football team is already competing like it's the ...

Shady Side Academy running back Foster seeks bounce-back season

Shady Side Academy senior running back Brian Foster, along with coach Dave Havern and his Indians teammates, are hoping last season's rash of injuries were ...

Seton-La Salle names Carter head football coach

Seton-La Salle hired Rob Carter, 36, as its new head football coach Wednesday. The 1998 Seton-La Salle graduate, who has been a Rebels assistant coach ...

Gators continue to build off changes

It's been another offseason of change for the Gateway football team. For the third time since the end of the 2012 season, the Gators will be ...

Franklin Regional football team busy with summer work

The Franklin Regional football team made a return trip to the WPIAL Class AAA semifinals in 2015. A tough 34-21 loss to Thomas Jefferson at Hempfield ...

Franklin Regional's Summers helps Pennsylvania to Big 33 victory

Last year's Pennsylvania-Maryland Big 33 clash was halted at halftime with Pennsylvania leading 20-3. There was no stopping the PA team Saturday as the two states ...

Woodland Hills teammates Sanders, Shaw lead Pennsylvania past Maryland in Big 33 game

HERSHEY — Even in an all-star game, Woodland Hills' Miles Sanders and Jo-El Shaw shared the backfield. And again, they made it work. The WPIAL's ...

Central's Hamlin ready for healthy return in Big 33 Football Classic

Central Catholic's Damar Hamlin felt a little nervous when he returned to the football field this week for practice. That probably is rare for the star ...

Pahanish receives Danscak scholarship in Thomas Jefferson football program

Braden Pahanish, a three-year starter on the Thomas Jefferson football team, concedes it's one of the highest honors he has received in his high school ...

Franklin Regional's Summers set for Saturday's Big 33 Classic all-star football game

Todd Summers will start his collegiate football career at Villanova in less than two months. But before he takes to the field for the Football Championship ...

Bonislawski named football coach at Riverview

Riverview High School on Monday night hired former Highlands and UConn quarterback Matt Bonislawski as its head football coach. Bonislawski, 32, replaces Jason Cappa ...

Freeport prepares to unveil $4.48 million stadium complex

John Gaillot envisions opening night and his face lights up. He's like a kid who can't wait to tell an unbelievable story. He almost can't ...

North Allegheny tight end Sestili commits to Temple

North Allegheny tight end Griffin Sestili verbally committed to Temple, Tigers coach Art Walker confirmed. The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Sestili had seven receptions for 100 yards and ...

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 ...

Franklin Regional's Botta to be enshrined in PSFCA Hall of Fame

Greg Botta led the Franklin Regional football team to a 9-3 overall record, a 6-2 second-place mark in the Greater Allegheny Conference and the semifinals ...

Harlan: Armstrong running back finally outruns questions

College football recruiters who visit Armstrong junior Zane Dudek share a common question about the WPIAL's leading rusher. Is he fast enough? "I try to tell ...

Gorman: Jurkovec can focus on football

Now that Phil Jurkovec has made his college choice, committing to Notre Dame on Monday, the Pine-Richland quarterback can focus on the finer points of ...

Gorman: National spotlight on Pine-Richland football

Say this about Eric Kasperowicz: The Pine-Richland football coach sure knows how to keep a secret. Kasperowicz has known for weeks where his star sophomore ...

Gorman: WPIAL makes right move on Bronaugh

DiMantae Bronaugh was hopeful the WPIAL would grant him a fifth year of eligibility at Aliquippa, but skipped the first day of spring football workouts ...

Pine-Richland's Jurkovec commits to Notre Dame

Phil Jurkovec tried to keep an open mind during the recruiting process, but once he received a scholarship offer from Notre Dame, he knew that's ...

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