Categories Archives: Football

Saturdays Scholastic Starz – Week Eight

One was a conference game, the other was a non-conference fray. One game pitted a pair of playoff hopefuls while the other matched squads that have already had their ticket punched to play meaningful November football. Here are the two players who stood o

WPIAL Friday Night HighLights – Week Eight

Some of the performances below were critical for teams fighting for playoff positioning or just a berth into the district high school football playoffs. Others were just for old fashioned team and school pride as dreams of the ‘second season’

Chicks Picks – Week Eight

Welcome to Week 8 of the high school football season. Late Wednesday night, Chick’s Picks was sitting back, relaxing, and enjoying some TV.  Suddenly, out of the blue, a Twitter war broke out among local prognosticators.  Although Chick’s Picks had

Big Game Hunting – Week Eight

The penultimate weekend of the regular season is here and there is still so much to decide. There were some big upsets last week and some things got sorted out. Just two playoff spots remain in 6-A entering week eight and a single spot remains unclaimed i

WPIAL Plays of the Week – Week Seven

The seventh week of the WPIAL football season officially begins the “stretch run” of the campaign. While some teams have already punched their tickets to the postseason, several games this past week had major implications on playoff positionin