Football

New coach, veteran quarterback give Indiana fresh start
August 15, 2018
Fifteen years ago, a historically-downtrodden Indiana football program and new head coach Mark Zilinskas decided to do something different. The team packed its bags and

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After winning past 3 WPIAL titles, Thomas Jefferson chasing program history
Seven WPIAL championships and three PIAA titles. A total of 18 conference crowns in the past 23 seasons. The Thomas Jefferson football program has set

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West Mifflin looking for improvement after early exit from ’17 postseason
West Mifflin's football team is a perennial playoff contender. The Titans, under the direction of veteran coach Ray Braszo, have advanced to the WPIAL playoffs

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Despite roster turnover, Trinity looks forward to competing in Big 8 Conference
En route to its first WPIAL playoff berth in five seasons, Trinity exhibited a powerful offense last season. In its six victories, the Hillers scored

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After winless ’17 season, Uniontown focused on development
For second-year Uniontown football coach Cedric Lloyd, the 2018 season started late last October. With a winless 2017 a tiny speck in the rearview mirror,

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Graduation turnover not lowering South Fayette’s high expectations
To say the South Fayette football team has been good during the regular season is an understatement. The Lions enter the season with a 57-game

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New Castle brings energy to ’18 campaign
Replacing a 1,000-yard rusher is never an easy feat. For New Castle, knowing that another one is returning makes things a bit easier. That is

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South Park aims to maintain run of playoff berths despite conference realignment
Marty Rieck has been around South Park for a dozen years as a coach, and in his experience he's known the players in his program

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Quaker Valley hopes to defend WPIAL, PIAA football championships
Quaker Valley is the target for WPIAL Class 3A teams. The defending WPIAL and PIAA champs are eager to defend their titles this fall. andquot;It

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Sophomore quarterback Shrubb holds keys for Keystone Oaks
Keystone Oaks is coming off a winning season, but for the first time in three years, more wins than losses did not lead to a

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Hopewell hopes to lean on experience, qualify for WPIAL playoffs
After finishing two games out of a WPIAL Class 3A playoff berth last season, there's a feeling this is the year Hopewell can make up

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Now-experienced Beaver Falls lineup looks to return to contender status
After winning both the WPIAL and PIAA championships in 2016, it was an un-Beaver Falls-like 2017 season. The Tigers finished 1-8 overall and 0-6 in

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Blackhawk returns large core in hopes of reaching the playoffs
The expectations for coach Zack Heyward are simple, a playoff berth. It's something Blackhawk hasn't seen on the football field since the 2012 season, when

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Growth continues for Ambridge football team
Terry George is in his third season leading the Ambridge football team. andquot;This program has been through so many ups and downs over the last

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Waynesburg hoping to right the ship under Chad Coss
The 2017 football season was one to forget for Waynesburg Raiders fans. Along with having to suffer through a 1-8 record -- with their only

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Reliable Romanchak readies for big senior season at Freeport
On a warm August evening at JC Stone Field in North Park two years ago, Andrew Romanchak, along with many of his teammates, took the

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HS football position by position breakdown: Scouting the wide receivers
As more high school offenses take to the air, WPIAL quarterbacks have seen their passing numbers soar. Three quarterbacks entered the Top 6 on the

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After thriving under center during ’17 postseason run, Howard steps into limelight as Jeannette QB
Seth Howard grew up in Jeannette. Over time, he heard about the significant, almost radical role that high school football plays in the small, once-thriving

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Football teams gearing up for Saturday scrimmages
After nearly nine months of waiting, WPIAL and City League football teams are ready to put on the pads and collide with players in a

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Coach Mike Melnyk borrows from Michigan, Wisconsin to revamp Mt. Lebanon’s defense
Every football team enters camp with questions that need answers, and Mt. Lebanon is no exception. andquot;My new defensive coordinator is a question mark,andquot; Mt.

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