Tag: Clairton

Upper St. Clair’s head coach Jim Render eyes his sideline during his home game against Peters Township on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. Upper St. Clair won the game 16-14.
Veteran high school football coaches offer their thoughts on falling participation
September 14, 2019
WORDS OF WISDOM

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“Sports isn’t everything, but that’s one thing that helps hold us together (as a community),” says varsity football coach Roy Hall, standing with his team during the National Anthem before a recent game.
Drastic changes in enrollment factor into high school football participation decline
When McKeesport coach Matt Miller was a senior in 1991, the Tigers had around 85 names on the football roster. This year, his team has 47.

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West Greene running back Ben Jackson has been one of the WPIAL’s top rushers during the 2018 season.
WPIAL Class A roundup: Jackson, West Greene again roll to victory
September 13, 2019
Ben Jackson ran nine times for 295 yards and five touchdowns to lead No. 5 West Greene to a 41-6 victory over Mapletown (1-3, 0-2) in a Class A Tri-County South football game Friday night.

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Kiski Area’s Kenneth Blake scores a touchdown against North Hills in the second quarter Friday, Sept 6, 2019, at Kiski Area.
The Birdie goes online to help make A-K Valley football picks
September 11, 2019
A day doesn’t go by where the Birdie isn’t thinking about high school football. He walked into the office Monday with Saturday’s edition of the Valley News Dispatch in hand and was thumbing through it rapidly.

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North Allegheny moves into Trib HSSN state football rankings for Week 3
September 10, 2019
As opposed to last week, there were only a couple of changes to the weekly Trib HSSN state football rankings following Week 2 games.

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Hampton’s Josh Andersson (33) finds an opening against Shaler September 6, 2019 at Hampton.
5 takeaways from Week 2 of high school football action
September 7, 2019
Less than a week after being shot in the leg and feet, West Mifflin quarterback Jaylen Dukes walked back onto a football field with crutches Friday night.

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Clairton’s Brendan Parsons (5) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Greensburg Central Catholic on Sept. 6, 2019, at GCC.
Clairton survives 4th quarter Greensburg Central Catholic rally
Greensburg Central Catholic rallied with two fourth quarter touchdowns but couldn’t convert two fourth-and-goal opportunities in the game’s waning moments, giving Clairton a 21-14 victory in a key Eastern Conference matchup Friday night.

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South Fayetteճ Quarterback Naman Alemada (10) passes the ball during their game against Upper St. Clair on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.
Trib HSSN high school football players to watch in Week 2
September 5, 2019
Here are four WPIAL football players to watch for during Week 2:

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Southmoreland’s Anthony Govern participates in the Westmoreland County Coaches Association 7-on-7 tournament on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Latrobe High School.
The Birdie sets sights on web stardom in Westmoreland County
September 4, 2019
Last week: 12-3 (80 percent)

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Penn Trafford’s Caleb Lisbon
Westmoreland County don’t-miss high school football matchups for Week 2
Class 6A

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