High School Football Updates
Waynesburg wrestling made news on and off the mat, as did a coach's flip and a softball team taking the fifth, all while the COVID-19 crisis rolled on.
High School Football Teams
The solution to the shortage of referees in the state and across the country is attracting young people to officiating and selling it as an extension to their athletics careers.
A shortage of game officials, blamed on poor and unappreciated treatment from fans, parents, and in some cases, coaches and players, is wreaking havoc on scheduling in both high school and small college athletics.
PITTSBURGH — A snap from center that went over the head of quarterback John Green turned out to be the key play in the fourth quarter that gave Peters Township a 33-28 victory over North Hills in a WPIAL Class 5A football playoff game Friday night.
WEXFORD — Logan Kushner passed for three scores and Kolin Dinkens returned an interception 98 yards for a touchdown with 42 seconds left in the first half, leading North Allegheny to a 49-26 victory over visiting Canon-McMillan in a Class 6A first-round game Friday night.
JEFFERSON — Trenton Carter was involved in five touchdowns — four rushing and one passing — as Carmichaels crushed Jefferson-Morgan, 40-6, in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game at Parker Field Friday.
BELLE VERNON — Quinton Martin caught two scoring passes for Devin Whitlock and ran for two more scores, powering Belle Vernon to a 49-0 victory over Trinity in a Class 4A Big Eight Conference game Friday night on the gold turf at James Weir Stadium.
AVELLA — KJ Rush ran for a one touchdown, passed for another and threw a pair of two-point conversion passes in Avella's 22-point fourth quarter as the Eagles rallied for a 30-21 victory over visiting Bentworth in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.