Tag: Rochester

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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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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Sto-Rox quarterback Eric Wilson throws a pass during practice on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in McKees Rocks.
WPIAL Class A roundup: Eric Wilson passes Sto-Rox past Union
Sto-Rox 43, Union 8 — Eric Wilson threw for 298 yards as No. 4 Sto-Rox (3-0, 2-0) downed Union (0-3, 0-2) in Big 7 play. Jaidon Berry caught 12 passes for 147 yards while teammate Dylan Greer ran for two touchdowns.

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Plum High School’s Nic Sluka (8) battles for completion defended by Franklin Regional’s Zac Gordon (40) during their game on Aug. 30, 2019.
The Birdie gets his mojo back while picking A-K Valley games
September 4, 2019
When the Birdie walked into the office on Monday, he had the biggest smile on his face.

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Dallas Paolino (middle) participates in drills with other players during Carlynton football practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.
5 takeaways from Week 1 of high school football action
August 31, 2019
Carlynton accomplished something Friday the program hadn’t done in 14 years.

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Members of the Laurel football team prepare to play Rochester on Aug. 30, 2019.
Laurel’s defense, running game overwhelm Rochester
Championship football teams are often built around a solid running game or a stout defensive unit.

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Chick’s Picks worked out the kinks during Week Zero ‘preseason’
August 29, 2019
Welcome to Week 1 of the high school football season. Week Zero was a rough one for Chick’s Picks, to say the very least.

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Rochester head coach Gene Matsook works with his team during practice on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
Rochester eager to atone for WPIAL title game loss
August 20, 2019
Though Rochester came up short against OLSH in the WPIAL Class A championship game last season, coach Gene Matsook does not spend time reflecting on the past.

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Clairton’s Brendan Parsons throws during practice Aug. 6, 2019, at Clairton.
WPIAL Class A football breakdown: Clairton, Jeannette among ‘wide open’ field of contenders
August 14, 2019
There isn’t a clear-cut favorite among WPIAL Class A football teams this fall. Ask any coach who the team is, and they can’t tell you.

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Derek Moye works out his receivers during Western Beaver’s "heat week" practice Thursday, Aug. 8, 2018.
Penn State, Rochester product Derek Moye takes over Western Beaver
August 10, 2019
Derek Moye walked into the office of Western Beaver athletic director Ryan Matsook to check on preparations for the upcoming football season. Moye was informed some equipment had arrived, and Matsook presented him with a large cardboard box.

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