Tag: California

Verona coach Joe Zelek, Harold Mauro, Garry Lyle and assistant Carl England plot strategy as Verona looked to face East Huntingdon on Nov. 10, 1962. A year later, Lyle would become the first Black athlete at George Washington University. He later played seven seasons with the Bears.
Through the Years: In 1962, Verona made last-minute grab at Gardner points
November 10, 2022
Each week throughout the high school football season, the Valley News Dispatch will take a look at the players, coaches and events that shaped our scholastic legacy.

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Canevin quarterback Thomas Kole Olszewski throws during the Willie Thrower quarterbacks camp Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Valley High School.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Top-seeded Bishop Canevin rolls past Jeannette
November 5, 2022
Lesae Lacks caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt 53 yards for another as No. 1 Bishop Canevin scored a 63-14 victory over No. 16 Jeannette (3-8) in the first round of the WPIAL Class A playoffs Friday at Peters Township. Kole Olszewski threw for 157 yards for the Crusaders (10-1).

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The Upper St. Clair football team takes the field before their game against Bethel Park on Oct. 7.
WPIAL football playoff previews capsules for Nov. 4, 2022
November 3, 2022
The 2022 WPIAL football playoffs are about to begin.

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North Allegheny’s Tyree Alualu leads the Tigers onto the field before the start of their game against Central Catholic on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at West Mifflin High School.
Breaking down the 2022 WPIAL football playoffs
October 29, 2022
Class 6A

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Carmichaels’ Alec Anderson works out on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in Carmichaels.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Alec Anderson’s big night seals Carmichaels’ playoff berth
October 21, 2022
Alec Anderson threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns to lead Carmichaels to a 48-14 victory over Bentworth (2-7, 0-6) in the Class A Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.

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Laurel’s Landon Smith works out on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at the high school.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Landon Smith’s 5 TDs lead No. 4 Laurel past No. 3 South Side
October 15, 2022
Landon Smith ran for 253 yards and five touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter, as No. 4 Laurel upended No. 3 South Side, 33-16, in the Class A Big 7 Conference on Friday night.

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Carmichaels’ Alec Anderson works out on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, in Carmichaels.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Anderson guides Carmichaels past Monessen in TCS
October 8, 2022
Alec Anderson threw for 291 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two TDs as Carmichaels outlasted Monessen, 40-36, to pick up the WPIAL Class A Tri-County South Conference win Friday night.

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Mapletown running back Landon Stevenson works out during practice on Aug. 25, 2021, in Mapletown.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Landon Stevenson helps Mapletown run past California
October 1, 2022
Landon Stevenson ran for 251 yards and four touchdowns to lead Mapletown to a 52-20 victory at California (4-2, 1-2) in a Class A Tri-County South Conference football game Friday.

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WPIAL Class A football roundup: Monessen takes down unbeaten California
September 24, 2022
Daevon Burke scored three touchdowns and Monessen knocked off undefeated California, 28-20, in the Class A Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.

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Greensburg Salem’s Cody Rubrecht throws a pass against Hempfield on Aug. 26.
Westmoreland County don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 4
September 21, 2022
Class 4A Big Seven Conference

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