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Bundled-up fans at Forbes Field on Thanksgiving Day, 1947, watch Willie Thrower score a touchdown as Ken High won its second consecutive WPIAL title over Har-Brack, 27-0. Thrower intercepted two passes, ran for one and passed for another.
Through the Years: In 1947, Ken High shut out Har-Brack
November 17, 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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Armstrong quarterback Cadin Olsen throws a pass under pressure from Mars’ Connor Hartle during their game on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at Armstrong High School.
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: Armstrong’s Cadin Olsen tosses 4 TD passes in victory
October 29, 2022
Cadin Olsen threw for four touchdowns, including three to his brother, Ian, as No. 4 Armstrong notched a 40-21 win over Kiski Area (1-9, 0-6) in Class 4A Greater Allegheny Conference play Friday night.

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Central Valley’s Brett FitzSimmons takes a hand-off from Steve Rutherford during practice on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Center.
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: No. 3 Central Valley rolls past No. 5 West Allegheny
October 22, 2022
Brett FitzSimmons ran for 141 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 3 Central Valley to a 55-7 victory over No. 5 West Allegheny (7-2, 4-2) in Class 4A Parkway Conference play Friday night.

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McKeesport quarterback Jahmil Perryman
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: No. 2 McKeesport rolls past Gateway
October 15, 2022
Jahmil Perryman ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns and scored on a 44-yard fumble return to lead Class 4A No. 2 McKeesport to 41-17 nonconference victory over Class 5A No. 2 Gateway (6-2) on Friday night.

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North Catholic quarterback Kaden Sarver practices footwork during a workout at North Catholic High School on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022.
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: North Catholic edges Hampton in overtime
October 8, 2022
Kaden Sarver hit Gavin Kamody with a 19-yard touchdown pass in overtime to give North Catholic a 13-7 victory over Hampton (3-4, 1-2) in the Class 4A Greater Allegheny Conference on Friday night.

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Laurel Highlands’ Rodney Gallagher carries against Belle Vernon on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: Laurel Highlands upsets No. 4 Thomas Jefferson
October 1, 2022
Rodney Gallagher threw two touchdown passes for Laurel Highlands as the Mustangs upset No. 4 Thomas Jefferson, 31-24, in a Class 4A Big Seven Conference football game Friday night.

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Alliquippa’s Tiqwai Hayes poses for a photo during the Trib HSSN Preseason Football All-Star team event Friday, July 15, 2022 at Kennywood.
WPIAL Class 4A roundup: No. 1 Aliquippa rallies past West Allegheny in Parkway Conference
September 24, 2022
Tiqwai Hayes ran for two touchdowns as top-ranked Aliquippa slipped past West Allegheny, 19-16, in the Class 4A Parkway Conference on Friday night.

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Thomas Jefferson quarterback Brody Evans threw three touchdown passes Friday night.
WPIAL Class 4A football roundup: Thomas Jefferson topples Latrobe
September 17, 2022
Brody Evans threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 3 Thomas Jefferson to a 31-21 victory over Latrobe (2-2, 0-1) in the Class 4A Big Seven Conference opener Friday night.

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Quaker Valley’s Adou Thiero carries the WPIAL championship trophy from the court after defeating Montour in Class 4A final on Thursday, March. 3, 2022, at Petersen Events Center.
Bolstered by 5 WPIAL championship teams, Quaker Valley captures Class 4A Trib Cup
July 6, 2022
Mike Mastroianni was in a no lose situation in this year’s race for the Trib HSSN Cup in Class 4A. He is the athletic director and boys basketball coach at Quaker Valley while he lives in the Montour school district.

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Moon’s Mia Cochran flashes a three with her right hand after winning the PIAA Class 3A girls 800-meter run. She was the first to win the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 at the state track meet Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Shippensburg University.
Moon’s Mia Cochran earns state’s top honor from track and field coaches
June 10, 2022
Moon senior Mia Cochran turned in quite a performance at the PIAA track and field championships the weekend of May 27-28.

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