Tag: Mapletown

Central Valley’s Bret FitzSimmons celebrates his touchdown reception with Tyler Young during their game against Aliquippa on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at Freedom Area High School.
WPIAL football playoff preview capsules for Nov. 11, 2022
November 10, 2022
With some unneeded help from Mother Nature, 20 WPIAL football teams hope to slip and slide into next weekend with a shot at district gold alive and well.

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Bethel Park quarterback Tanner Pfeuffer scores against Upper St. Clair on Oct. 7.
Alexa, show me Chick’s Picks’ predictions for the 2nd week of the WPIAL football playoffs
We have reached the time of year when a bit of confusion begins to set in for Chick’s Picks. Between daylight savings time ending and the Highway to Heinz getting a new corporate sponsor and also running through Norwin, Chick’s Picks finds these days utterly challenging.

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Captains from Mapletown and Leechburg meet at midfield for the coin toss before their WPIAL Class A playoff game Friday, Nov. 4, 2022.
Mapletown makes statement, beats Leechburg in Class A first round
November 4, 2022
The Mapletown Maples heard what was being said about them in WPIAL Class A football circles.

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Gateway’s Malachi Moore scores against Hempfield during the first quarter on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at Spartan Stadium.
5 things to watch in Week 10 of high school football
In WPIAL Class 5A, is eight enough?

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Highlands’ Aaran Randolph avoids Mars’ Luke Goodworth on the way to the end zone in the second quarter Sept. 30.
Birdie counts down highlights of season, makes A-K Valley playoff picks
November 2, 2022
Last week: 8-1

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Apollo-Ridge’s Logan Bianco and Corbin Johnston will play Keystone Oaks in the opening round of the WPIAL playoffs.
A-K Valley don’t miss high school football matchups for 2022 Week 10
Class 3A

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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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Fort Cherry quarterback Matt Sieg works out on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at the high school.
WPIAL Class A football roundup: Matt Sieg runs for 363 yards, 6 TDs in Fort Cherry win
Matt Sieg ran for 363 yards and six touchdowns and threw for 38 yards and a TD to lead Fort Cherry to a 48-34 victory over Burgettstown (6-3, 5-2) in the Class A Black Hills Conference on Friday night.

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Mars head coach Eric Kasperowicz gives Babe Hein five before playing Montour Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 at Montour High School.
5 things to watch in Week 9 of high school football
October 28, 2022
Almost everyone has an off year once in a while, yet Mars coach Eric Kasperowicz and North Catholic’s Pat O’Shea have never had a team miss the playoffs in their head coaching careers.

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Mapletown’s Landan Stevenson runs past Monessen’s Daniel Dozier during their game Oct. 21, 2022, at Mapletown.
Another big game for Landan Stevenson carries Mapletown past Monessen to Tri-County South title
October 21, 2022
Monessen’s missed opportunities and ill-advised penalties and the hard-nosed running of Mapletown’s Landan Stevenson were the determining factors in a Week 8 de facto Tri-County South Conference championship game Friday night.

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