Football

WPIAL approves 3 Seton LaSalle transfers, Jackson Pons’ return to Norwin
June 8, 2021
Mauro Monz’s status as Seton LaSalle coach remains in doubt, but the WPIAL ruled his son eligible to play football for the Rebels this fall.

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Gateway’s Chamor Price during workouts Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Gateway High School.
Gateway seniors cap high school career at East-West all-star game
June 6, 2021
Gateway football seniors Jacques Taylor and Chamor Price teamed up one final time May 30 to cap their high school careers in the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West Football Classic at Landis Field in Harrisburg.

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Penn Hills’ Claude Vangelus goes through drills during workouts Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at Penn Hills High School.
Penn Hills lineman caps high school career with East-West All-Star appearance
June 5, 2021
Claude Vangelus wasn’t a refined offensive lineman when he started with the Penn Hills High School football program.

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Steve Campos, as Ringgold’s coach in 2006, works with players during blocking drills at practice in Monongahela.
Seneca Valley assistant could be Pine-Richland’s next coach, source says
June 1, 2021
Steve Campos, an assistant football coach at Seneca Valley, is expected to be the recommended candidate to fill the vacant head coach job at Pine-Richland, according to a source.

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Pennsylvania blanks Maryland in annual Big 33 football game
May 31, 2021
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania defeated Maryland, 20-0, in the 64th Annual Big 33 Classic on Monday afternoon at Central Dauphin Middle School.

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Central Valley quarterback Ameer Dudley looks to pass during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against Elizabeth Forward on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at North Allegheny.
Central Valley’s Dudley earns MVP honors at PSFCA East-West all-star football game
May 30, 2021
Central Valley senior Ameer Dudley capped off his high school career with an MVP performance Sunday afternoon.

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Penn-Trafford’s Cade Yacamelli (5) rushes the ball against Woodland Hills on Oct. 2, 2020.
Westmoreland H.S. notebook: More offers coming in for P-T’s Cade Yacamelli
May 23, 2021
With high school football training camps set to open in less than three months, Cade Yacamelli of Penn-Trafford has a lot on his mind.

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Mauro Monz oversees Carlynton practice in 2014.
Seton LaSalle appeals football coaches’ suspensions to PIAA
April 23, 2021
Seton LaSalle has appealed to the PIAA to overturn discipline handed down by the WPIAL for recruiting violations.

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Northern Regional Police car
Chief: No allegations of improper behavior in Pine-Richland football probe reported to police
April 21, 2021
Despite a long-standing practice of conferring with police when allegations are made about improper behavior by students, none of the incidents that led to last week’s firing of championship-winning Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz were reported to authorities, according to the chief of the Northern Regional Police Department.

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Chartiers Valley’s Lamont Payne works out during practice on Aug. 17, 2020, in Collier.
Pitt, Penn State offer Chartiers Valley’s Lamont Payne after pressure-packed sophomore year
April 12, 2021
On one side of the field, Chartiers Valley had a senior three-year starter at cornerback. On the other side was sophomore Lamont Payne.

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Pine-Richland senior Cole Spencer is the recipient Saturday, April 10, 2021, of the inagural Willie Thrower Memorial Award honoring the top high school quarterback in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The award also honors the legacy and memory of New Kensington native Willie Thrower as the first black quarterback in professional football history.
Pine-Richland’s Spencer wins 1st Willie Thrower Memorial Award
April 10, 2021
Chuck Curtis played football for the New York Giants in 1957 before beginning a football coaching career that lasted for 30 years.

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Central Valley’s Sean FitzSimmons celebrates his sack forcing a fumble during the first quarter of the WPIAL Class 3A championship game against Elizabeth Forward on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at North Allegheny.
Pitt gets commitment from Sean Fitzsimmons, Central Valley’s ‘face of the program’
April 9, 2021
After Central Valley defensive tackle Sean Fitzsimmons verbally committed to Pitt on Friday, the last topic coach Mark Lyons wanted to discuss five months before football season was the possibility of repeating as PIAA Class 3A champion.

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Jefferson-Morgan coach Aaron Giorgi speaks to his team during a game against Monessen last season.
Waynesburg names Aaron Giorgi football coach
April 5, 2021
Aaron Giorgi has been named football coach at Waynesburg.

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Beaver Falls’ Josh Hough (10) rushes the ball during their game against Sto-Rox on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.
Big 33 Football Classic down to 13 WPIAL players for May all-star game
April 4, 2021
The Big 33 Football Classic is down to 13 WPIAL athletes for this year’s game after a sixth player withdrew.

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Jeannette’s Brad Birch (12) rushes the ball during their game against Clairton on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020.
Jeannette’s Birch brothers planning to transfer to Gateway
March 31, 2021
Jeannette could be losing two of its best football players.

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Mauro Monz oversees Carlynton practice in 2014.
Seton LaSalle coaches Mauro Monz, Jason Pinkston suspended 1 year by WPIAL
Seton LaSalle football coach Mauro Monz and assistant Jason Pinkston are suspended from coaching any PIAA-affiliated team for one year, the WPIAL announced Wednesday.

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Mauro Monz oversees Carlynton practice in 2014.
Seton LaSalle football coaches face possible suspension following WPIAL hearing
March 30, 2021
Administrators from four school districts raised recruiting allegations Tuesday against Seton LaSalle’s football coaches during a lengthy closed-door hearing with the WPIAL, a situation unprecedented in recent memory, WPIAL executive director Amy Scheuneman said.

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Belle Vernon’s Quinton Martin (25) makes a catch in the second quarter against Trinity on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.
Westmoreland freshmen seeing increased football recruiting attention
March 25, 2021
Say what you want about 7-on-7 football competitions and their merit. College coaches are tuned in to them and are using them to gauge young talent.

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WPIAL to investigate recruiting allegations against Seton LaSalle football
March 23, 2021
The WPIAL has scheduled a hearing to address recruiting allegations raised by other schools against Seton LaSalle’s football coaching staff.

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Norwin’s Xander Smith (left) and Joey Castle (right) pose for a photo with NKR Regional Evaluator Matt McCullough at a recent showcase event.
Norwin special teams standouts Castle, Smith heading to national showcase
March 22, 2021
What is a punter without his long-snapper? Or a kicker without his holder?

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