Recruiting

Former Woodland Hills RB Jo-El Shaw picks Kent State
January 20, 2018
Former Woodland Hills running back Jo-El Shaw, who played two seasons at Lackawanna College, announced Saturday he's transferring to Kent State. Shaw rushed for 848

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Harlan on recruiting: Toledo coaches impressed by WPIAL athletes
January 19, 2018
Within a six-minute span early this week, Woodland Hills junior Mike Coleman and Gateway teammates Courtney Jackson and Jeremiah Josephs announced scholarship offers from Toledo

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Hempfield tight end Brose commits to Delaware
January 15, 2018
A couple of weeks ago, Braden Brose said if Delaware made him a scholarship offer, he would take it with no hesitation. He sensed an

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Harlan on recruiting: Spring visits to benefit junior prospects
January 5, 2018
The NCAA decision to let juniors take official visits seems like a andquot;no-brainer,andquot; Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz said. andquot;I know when I did it,

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McKeesport running back Acie commits to Navy
January 4, 2018
McKeesport running back Carlinos Acie announced his commitment to Navy football on Thursday, making him the second senior from the Tigers backfield headed to a

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Penn Hills WR Julian Major signs on with Michigan State
December 22, 2017
Julian Major has known for months where he wanted to play football in college. So, he didn't want to waste any time making his decision

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Pine-Richland’s Phil Jurkovec among WPIAL football recruits who signed early
December 20, 2017
The WPIAL's top football recruits took advantage of the new early-signing period Wednesday and inked their National Letters of Intent, including Pine-Richland quarterback Phil Jurkovec

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Early-signing period offers unique opportunity for recruits
As a high school senior, Bill Cherpak took a Christmas ski vacation to Colorado while deciding where he'd play college football. There in the snow-capped

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Steel Valley’s Strothers commits to Delaware
December 19, 2017
Steel Valley cornerback Amonte Strothers, who didn't take up football until his junior season, announced Tuesday his commitment to Delaware. The 6-foot-3, 170-pound senior listed

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Quaker Valley’s MacDonald selects Amherst for hockey
December 18, 2017
Quaker Valley senior Kenzie MacDonald plans to play hockey in college but blocked that out when deciding where to continue her career. MacDonald recently committed

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Penn Hills triple-jumper Jaden Rouse picks Bucknell
December 16, 2017
After finishing sixth in the triple jump at the WPIAL championships last year, Penn Hills senior Jaden Rouse decided to get his college decision out

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Mars’ Johnson commits to Bucknell
December 13, 2017
The highly ranked Mars girls basketball team has a second Division I commit. Mars junior Tai Johnson, a 5-foot-7 guard, announced her commitment Wednesday to

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Central Catholic’s Trautman commits to Dayton
Central Catholic lineman Josh Trautman announced his commitment Wednesday to Dayton, an FCS program that already has seven former WPIAL players on its roster. The

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Penn State offers scholarship to Gateway freshman Derrick Davis
December 12, 2017
Fresh off his appearance in the state football finals, Gateway freshman Derrick Davis added a scholarship offer Tuesday from Penn State. Davis received his offer

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Aliquippa Raines plans to sign early with West Virginia
December 11, 2017
Aliquippa's Kwantel Raines, one of the WPIAL's top football recruits, announced Monday that he will take advantage of the new early signing period that starts

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Central Catholic’s Weathers commits to Penn
Central Catholic senior Khalil Weathers, who drew more than two dozen college football offers, announced his commitment Sunday to Penn. The 6-foot, 190-pound cornerback had

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Gateway’s Herman, Kromka make college choices official
November 26, 2017
November's NCAA national letter of intent early signing period has been fruitful for Gateway seniors the past couple of years. Jordan Edwards (Niagara, basketball) and

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Penn Hills swimmer Sipple signs with Cleveland State
November 25, 2017
After finishing 15th in the 100-yard butterfly at the PIAA championships last season, senior Stephanie Sipple wanted to have a clear head when navigating her

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Franklin Regional’s Beall, Busche make college decisions final
November 18, 2017
The early-signing period for high school athletes was held earlier this month, and a couple of Franklin Regional players took full advantage. Junior Angalee Beall

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Leechburg’s Lovelace commits to IUP
November 15, 2017
IUP's women's basketball coaches saw Mikayla Lovelace play in person when scouting Vincentian's Lexie Griggs two seasons ago. andquot;I guess I should thank her for

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Plum baseball players make college decisions final
November 13, 2017
Each year, the Plum High School baseball program has a knack for celebrating a number of seniors who will take their talents to the next

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Kiski Area senior Reid looks forward to career at Lock Haven
The letters from Lock Haven came frequently early in Isaac Reid's wrestling recruitment, before he could officially talk to schools. And once that quiet period

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Baldwin softball players sign with colleges
They have been playing softball on the same team since they were 5 years old. Taylor Dadig is a senior shortstop and Carly Santillo is

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Gateway’s Jordan Edwards, Olivia Miller finalize college decisions
November 12, 2017
Jordan Edwards saw Gateway athletes celebrate their college choices on signing day year after year, and she knew some day, her time would come. That

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Kiski Area’s Levett signs to wrestle with Bucknell
November 8, 2017
Noah Levett didn't feel much different Wednesday after making his college decision official. He still has his eyes on one major goal for high school.

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