Tag: Jeannette

Pine-Richland celebrates with head coach Eric Kasperowicz after coming back to beat Governor Mifflin, 48-44, the PIAA Class 5A semifinals Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at Tiger Stadium in Hollidaysburg.
PIAA football championship factoids: WPIAL teams look to make history
November 25, 2020
In 33 years of PIAA football playoffs, the WPIAL has never had more than three state champions crowned in a single year.

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Jeannette’s James Sanders pulls in a one-handed catch against Reynolds to help set up Jeannette’s first touchdown during the PIAA Class A semifinals Nov. 20, 2020, at Reynolds High School.
PIAA finalists stand atop Trib 10 football power rankings
Two WPIAL champions are spectators while the four others are Hershey bound, looking to add to their golden seasons.

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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.
Few tickets. No locker rooms. Covid-19 alters football team plans for PIAA championships
Central Valley’s football players will eat Thanksgiving dinner at the school, enjoying food served only by their coaches, before the team boards its buses to Hershey.

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Jeannette gets fired up before playing Reynolds in the PIAA Class A semifinals Nov. 20, 2020, at Reynolds High School.
The Birdie thinks Jeannette will do the steamrolling in PIAA finals
Last week: 1-0

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Jeannette’s Roberto Smith (5) runs the ball against in a playoff game against Rochester.
Perennial PIAA powers clash when Jeannette, Steelton-Highspire meet for Class A title
Two of the winningest teams in the state will play for the PIAA Class A title Friday.

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Jeannette’s Brett Birch (7) rushes the ball against Avella on Oct. 30.
PIAA Class A football championship preview: Jeannette vs. Steelton-Highspire
No. 2 Jeannette vs. No. 1 Steelton-Highspire

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Derry’s Ryan Bushey is surrounded by Belle Vernon defenders during a playoff game last season.
Boys basketball preview: Derry faces long road trips, tough competition in new section
November 24, 2020
When Derry boys basketball coach Tom Esposito stepped into the gymnasium on Monday, he didn’t know what to expect.

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Hersheypark Stadium is lit up for the PIAA Class 4A state championship game between Thomas Jefferson and Dallas Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Hershey.
PIAA drastically cuts football championship tickets to meet Gov. Wolf’s order
State championship football teams will receive 386 tickets apiece from the PIAA for this weekend’s games, far fewer than originally planned.

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Jeannette football players will wear a decal on their helmets to honor the sister-in-law of coach Roy Hall, who died of covid-19 on Sunday.
Jeannette football team to honor coach’s sister-in-law who died of covid-19
November 23, 2020
As Jeannette’s football team prepares for Friday’s PIAA Class A Championship game against Steelton-Highspire, coach Roy Hall is dealing with the death of his beloved sister-in-law.

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Central Valley plays Wyoming Area in the PIAA Class 3A state championship game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Hersheypark Stadium.
PIAA puts football ticket sales on hold after governor tightens gathering limits
Ticket sales are on hold for the PIAA football championships after Gov. Tom Wolf announced new limits on gathering sizes.

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