Football

Derry head coach Tim Sweeney stands in the wind, as he watches his team warm up before a game against Mount Pleasant Friday, Sept.13, 2019, at Derry Area High School.
Successful football coach Tim Sweeney leaves Derry for Baldwin
April 8, 2020
Tim Sweeney had a big job ahead of him when he took over as football coach at Derry in 2013.

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Elizabeth Forward’s Chase Whatton competes during the 2019 football season.
Scholarship offers rolling in for Elizabeth Forward’s Chase Whatton
It’s been a pretty productive offseason for Elizabeth Forward junior Chase Whatton.

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Penn Hills players take the field before kickoff against McKeesport on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
Penn Hills to open football season against West Virginia power
April 1, 2020
Penn Hills announced the opening game on its 2020 football schedule Wednesday night, and it’s a headline-grabber for a variety of reasons.

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Belle Vernon’s Larry Callaway runs the ball past Ringgold defenders Friday, Oct. 26, 2019.
Belle Vernon’s Callaway rehabbing from knee injury as he prepares to play at Dayton
March 31, 2020
It wasn’t long ago Larry Callaway questioned if he would play football again.

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Baldwin’s Dorien Ford earned a scholarship offer from Arizona on Tuesday.
Baldwin’s Dorien Ford draws Arizona offer
Baldwin’s Dorien Ford has scholarship offers from teams in the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 and SEC.

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Dallas Paolino (middle) participates in drills with other players during Carlynton football practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.
PIAA denies proposal to allow football scrimmage day after heat acclimatization
March 30, 2020
The PIAA Board of Directors on Monday voted to deny a proposal that would have allowed schools to hold a non-contact scrimmage with an opponent the day after the five-day heat acclimatization period in August.

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Upper St. Clair’s David Pantelis (11) stretches to attempt to catch a pass during their game against Penn-Trafford at West Mifflin High School on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
WPIAL’s leading wide receiver David Pantelis adds Power 5 offer
David Pantelis has put education at the forefront of his football recruiting process.

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Gateway running back Derrick Davis avoids Mt. Lebanon’s Sam Rolfsen on the way to a first-quarter touchdown Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at Antimarino Stadium at Gateway High School.
Isolated college coaches, players deal with change in recruiting landscape
March 28, 2020
When it’s time to get serious about next football season, Ethan Carr will get down on the floor and do a series of push-ups and sit-ups, followed by some challenging pull-ups.

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Peters Twp.’s Donovan McMillon blocks a punt by Bethel Park’s Austin Cortopassi Oct. 18, 2019.
Pitt, Penn State make cut as Peters Township’s Donovan McMillon narrows college choices
March 27, 2020
After receiving scholarship offers from more than three dozen schools, Peters Township safety Donovan McMillon has narrowed down his choices.

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Pine-Richland’s Luke Miller (7) makes a catch against North Allegheny during a WPIAL Class 6A semifinal game Nov. 8, 2019 at Pine-Richland.
Busy week of recruiting for Pine-Richland’s Luke Miller
Pine-Richland playmaker Luke Miller has seen quite and uptick in his recruiting this week.

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Central Valley’s Stephon Hall (25) and Hunter Mitchell celebrate after stopping Aliquippa on a two-point conversion in overtime during the WPIAL Class 3A championship game Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Heinz Field.
Central Valley safety Stephon Hall adds WVU, Navy scholarship offers
The coronavirus pandemic has kept Central Valley junior safety Stephon Hall from taking visits to colleges around the region.

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Pine-Richland’s Miguel Jackson celebrtaes a sack against Penn Hills on Aug. 23, 2019, in Pine.
Pine-Richland’s Miguel Jackson adds Navy offer
March 26, 2020
One of the top defensive ends in Western Pennsylvania has made quite an impression on college programs.

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New Leechburg coach Randy Walters was head coach at Valley in 2002-03.
Leechburg hires new football coach, athletic director
March 25, 2020
As an assistant coach with Burrell football the last two seasons, Randy Walters watched the Bucs fling the ball all over the field using head coach Shawn Liotta’s up-tempo Air Raid approach.

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Guido: A look at other times high school sports shut down
March 24, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is threatening to do what World War II, the Spanish flu and the Asian flu couldn’t do: shelve an entire high school sports season.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Shane Stump celebrates with teammates after scoring against Blackhawk in a WPIAL Class 4A semifinal Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.
Thomas Jefferson football program honors accomplished senior class
March 20, 2020
The senior class racked up astonishing numbers in the Thomas Jefferson football program.

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Union’s Aaron Gunn - Trib HSSN preseason Kennywood Top 25 football team
Culture, energy drew Union’s Aaron Gunn to Louisville
March 19, 2020
One of Pennsylvania’s top offensive linemen has decided where he’ll play college football.

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Ligonier Valley sophomore Beitel invited to elite football camp
March 18, 2020
Ligonier Valley sophomore Nick Beitel was invited to the EXOS Select 50 instructional football showcase, which will take place in May in either Houston or Frisco, Texas.

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Aaron Gunn
Union lineman Aaron Gunn commits to Louisville
March 17, 2020
Union junior Aaron Gunn, one of the WPIAL’s top linemen, committed Tuesday to Louisville.

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Laurel Highlands’ Rodney Gallagher celebrates after defeating Mars in the WPIAL Class 5A championship game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at Petersen Events Center.
Time to open the vault for daily HSSN Classics archive video streams
March 16, 2020
While high school sports and sports in general are on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, the TribLive High School Sports Network misses the action as much as the readers and viewers.

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Thomas Jefferson senior Nathan Werderber poses with the Breisinger Award with Lois Breisinger. In back are, from left, Keith Miller, Bob Breisinger, Joe Kenney, TJ football coach Bill Cherpak and Ryan Inks. Miller (1992), Bob Breisinger (1989) and Inks (1995) are former award winners.
Thomas Jefferson’s Werderber honored with Breisinger Award
March 6, 2020
Thomas Jefferson senior Nathan Werderber officially enlisted Dec. 30 with the U.S. Marines Corps.

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