For today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to March 9, 1996, when McGuffey’s Jeremy Hunter became the ninth four-time state wrestling champion. This is the final article in the series.
McGuffey and Canon-McMillan have been two of the most successful local high school wrestling programs, and on Jan. 10, 2003, their dual meet had one of the most stunning turnarounds and finishes you’ll find.
A second reading of the weight-class reduction proposal was unanimously approved by the PIAA, and it will need to pass a third reading in July to become the standard in Pennsylvania next wrestling season.
Nate Cumer saw the football bounce on the ground, the result of a bad pitch from Ambridge’s quarterback to the running back.
The WPIAL approved a new scheduling format and it’s designed to prevent teams from pitching their ace against the same section opponent twice in a season
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.
With government offices shut down because of COVID-19, permits for the McGuffey High School stadium project have yet to be obtained.
Riley Kemper was the only local wrestler to advance in the PIAA Class AA tournament Thursday morning at the Giant Center in Hershey.
McGuffey's Nate Yagle used a 10-day break to get healthy before the Class AA portion of the state event, which begins Thursday morning at the Giant Center in Hershey.
Burgettstown first makes history and then becomes a part of it at the WPIAL Class AA team wrestling championships Saturday.
A disqualification with 17 seconds left in the final bout of the night lifted Burgettstown over McGuffey for a second consecutive Class AA Section 1 title.
McGuffey not only is tied for first place in its section. The Highlanders lead the entire WPIAL in a statistical category. That and West Greene's tough upcoming schedule and what local basketball teams would be playoff bound if the season ended today.
Plenty of things went wrong Friday night for Washington. The Prexies persevered to beat rival McGuffey for the Century Conference title.
Washington quarterback Zack Swartz will be a key tonight when the Prexies play McGuffey in the "Game of the Century."
McGuffey knows what it wants to do on offense, but the Highlanders have shown they aren't afraid to throw it around when needed.