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Jeannette High School's class of 2016 officially said goodbye to the Jayhawks during their graduation ceremony earlier this month. Before their June 3 commencement, however, there were some awards to dole out.

Graduated senior Swade Redman was one  of the many seniors to participate in the awards ceremony on June 1, as the three-sport star took home several honors.

06/17/2016 - 18:47
Tony DeFazio
The High School Sports Unsung Hero Award, presented by CoGo's, was created to recognize local student-athletes whose achievements go significantly beyond the athletic arena.

For North Hills senior-to-be Will Huffmyer, his achievements not only go beyond athletics, they are difficult to limit to any specific area.

06/10/2016 - 09:51
Tony DeFazio
Major League Baseball doesn’t often turn its attention to the WPIAL. They have this year, however, to watch the talent of one Alex Kirilloff.

Kirilloff is graduating from Plum High School this spring, and while the 6-foot-2 former PA Cyber student has committed to Liberty University, he will surely find his name being announced at this w

06/07/2016 - 07:29
Daniel Priore
One of the criteria for the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero award is leadership. Whether it's in the context of sports, academics or in the community, the award honors student-athletes who distinguish themselves as leaders.

Mt. Lebanon senior Marie Erickson fits that description so completely it would seem as if the award was patterned after her.

05/11/2016 - 10:06
Tony DeFazio
It's probably appropriate that Ayanna Townsend earned the CoGo's High School Sports Unsung Hero Award as a sophomore.

Townsend, of Winchester Thurston School, likely won't be "unsung" very much longer.

05/04/2016 - 16:13
Tony DeFazio
Three WPIAL players were drafted into the NFL this past weekend. Former Pitt wide receiver and Clairton standout Tyler Boyd was the first local player off the board when the Cincinnati Bengals made him their second round pick on Friday night.

Scouts love Boyd’s competitiveness, route-running ability and hands, which make up for his lack of elite speed.

05/02/2016 - 12:54
Tony DeFazio
Pitt football coach Pat Narduzzi is working on a pipeline from Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School directly to the University of Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Central Catholic has quite the reputation for pumping out high-end Division 1 talent in football.

02/11/2016 - 21:00
Zach Laufer
A pair of former WPIAL stars will take the field in this Sunday's conference championship games, and more than two dozen more joined them this season throughout the NFL.

STARS
Aaron Donald, DT, Rams - Penn Hills

01/20/2016 - 08:05
Tony DeFazio
Four of the nation's top 15 players hail from the state of Florida, while three come from Alabama and two from Texas. New Jersey's Rashan Gary, however, claims the top spot.

TOP PLAYERS IN THE COUNTRY
Rashan Gary DT 6-4 285 Paramus, NJ / Paramus Catholic High School MICHIGAN

01/12/2016 - 09:14
Tony DeFazio
The local class of 2017 boasts some of the top players in the state, and Pittsburgh Central Catholic leads with way with several exciting prospects. North Allegheny, Steel Valley and Clairton once again have top-tier talent.

TOP JUNIORS: WPIAL and City League
1. Lamont Wade DB Clairton/Clairton

01/12/2016 - 09:02
Tony DeFazio
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