Tag: McKeesport

“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
September 14, 2019
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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Penn Trafford’s Gabe Dunlap gets past McKeesport’s David LaRotonda.
Penn-Trafford overcomes injuries to top McKeesport
September 13, 2019
What concerned Penn-Trafford most about McKeesport this week was the Tigers’ reputation for being a physical opponent.

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Chick’s Picks offers words of wisdom heading into Week 3
September 12, 2019
As a local celebrity, Chick’s Picks often corresponds with others on her same level of fame. So, it came as no surprise this week when Chick’s Picks received a call from Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

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Derry’s Seth Loughner reaches to stop Freeport ball carrier Isiah Bauman on Friday night, Aug. 30, 2019 at Derry Area High School in WPIAL football.
No clowning around in Westmoreland County for The Birdie
September 11, 2019
The Birdie

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Peters Township’s Vincent Sirianni steps through the tackle attempt by Woodland Hills’ Deontae Williams Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at the Wolvarena.
WPIAL Class 6A, 5A football roundup: Lawson leads Seneca Valley past Canon-McMillan
September 7, 2019
Gabe Lawson threw for 212 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 4 Seneca Valley to a 27-7 win at Canon-McMillan (0-3, 0-2) in a Class 6A game Friday night.

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Plenty of movement in Week 2 high school football power rankings
September 4, 2019
After the initial Trib 10 power rankings were released last week, three of the 10 teams were knocked off, prompting some early changes.

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Franklin Regional’s Trevor Brncic (13) hands the ball off to Zac Gordon (40) during their game against Plum High School on Aug. 30, 2019.
WPIAL Class 6A, 5A roundup: Daniels leads Mt. Lebanon past Canon-McMillan
August 31, 2019
Joey Daniels threw for 187 yards and four touchdowns as No. 5 Mt. Lebanon earned a 49-21 win over Canon-McMillan (0-2, 0-1) in a Class 6A football game Friday night.

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McKeesport’s Davari Robinson accounted for three touchdowns versus Woodrow Wilson.
McKeesport opens season with resounding win vs. Woodrow Wilson
August 24, 2019
The McKeesport Tigers won a Week Zero matchup against the Woodrow Wilson (D.C.) Tigers on Saturday night, 28-13.

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McKeesport’s Deamontae Diggs returns for the 2019 season.
McKeesport football team returns plenty for triple-option offense
August 22, 2019
Matt Miller isn’t one to predict conference title wins or WPIAL championship triumphs.

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Peters Township’s Josh Casilli runs the ball when Peters Township faced off against West Toronto Prep at Wolvarena, Friday, August 24, 2018.
WPIAL football position-by-position breakdown: Scouting the wide receivers
August 14, 2019
Western Pennsylvania was known historically for producing hall of fame quarterbacks, a trend that shifted in recent decades to superstar defensive backs.

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