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Peters Township defensive back Donovan McMillon, who is the most heavily recruited football player from Washington County in more than a decade, recently narrowed his list of finalists to five schools.
Nate Cumer saw the football bounce on the ground, the result of a bad pitch from Ambridge’s quarterback to the running back.
Each player on the Mikes' football team got a buzz cut at a pep rally to show their support for a 10-year-old student in the school district who was battling a rare disease.
High School Football Teams
The 1994 McGuffey football proved them all wrong, including the WPIAL’s top executive, when the Highlanders defeated three-time defending champion Blackhawk for the WPIAL Class AAA title.
Sometimes a midseason football game between teams hovering around the .500 mark can result in a remarkable finish. Thus was the case in today’s “When Sports Were Played” game as Chartiers-Houston, a yard away from trailing by three scores, rallied in the final six minutes to beat Brentwood o…
We kick off Comeback Week in “When Sports Were Played” with a stunning finish when the Washington and Jeannette football teams met in a battle of unbeatens on Sept. 28, 2012.
Not having offseason workouts as a team is a struggle for all high school football coaches. For first-year coaches, it's an added challenge to what should be a busy offseason.
With government offices shut down because of COVID-19, permits for the McGuffey High School stadium project have yet to be obtained.
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to Nov. 17, 1972 and a WPIAL football playoff game between Monessen and Jeannette that was like no other, and the O-R was there. Because there was no overtime in high school football at that time, the winner was determined by a statistic.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played” we revisit one of the most talked about regular-season football upsets ever in the area, the mud bowl between Washington and Burgettstown that was played Nov. 4, 1983.
Today’s “When Sports Were Played” takes us back to Oct. 28, 2005 and the first round of the WPIAL Class AAAA football playoffs. Trinity, a No. 15 seed, pulled off a stunning upset of a second-seeded Penn Hills.
In today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we travel back to December of 2001. A little white lie plays a big part in Washington’s PIAA title hopes.
From missed opportunities to missed paychecks, it's a tough time to be a high school or college referee in Pennsylvania.
The coronavirus throws a curve ball into the recruiting of all athletes, including Peters Township football players Donovan McMillon and Corban Hondru.
High school football teams will start their regular seasons with a slew of non-conference games. That doesn't mean Week Zero will go away.
A bulk of the WPIAL football realignment kept things the same. There are differences, especially for several local teams, that could drastically help the next two seasons.
Six new inductees will be welcomed into the Mid Mon Valley Sports Hall of Fame. With the Class of 2020, the total number of inductees will be 261.
You won't believe some of the numbers from the past two high school football seasons. Now, like it or not, six classifications and staying away from the 'regionalization' proposal offered by the WPIAL might be the best option.
Monessen football coach Mike Blainefield submitted his letter of resignation Friday. That could only be the start of hard decisions for the Greyhounds' football program.
ROGERSVILLE – Benjamin Jackson sat down at a table with family, coaches and friends on Wednesday afternoon, took pen in hand and made it official.
Through a cold and steady rain, second-seeded Gateway hit just enough chunk plays to edge fifth-seeded Peters Township, 21-20, in the WPIAL Class 5A football championship game Saturday night at soggy Norwin High School.
Peters Township's Donovan McMillan has gone from diminutive to dominant, helping lead the Indians to their first ever WPIAL championship and having Power 5 schools interested.
Thomas Jefferson wins its 9th WPIAL football championship by beating Belle Vernon in the Class 4A title game at Heinz Field.
Peters Township and Penn-Trafford will both get a second chance at something Friday night. How some of the WPIAL's best defenses could play a big part in determining a winner.