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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.

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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
Nearly 30 local prospects, throughout the WPIAL and the Pittsburgh City League, will head to FBS and FCS colleges next year to continue their football careers.

Here's a list of where the top local players are headed:

01/11/2016 - 16:44
Tony DeFazio
On Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, Geibel Catholic High School's Emily Zimcosky had her wildest dream come true.

The senior swimmer qualified for a spot in the 2016 Olympic swimming trials this summer in Omaha, Neb. Zimcosky hit the qualifying mark of 26.17 seconds in the 50-meter freestyle at the Easter

01/11/2016 - 13:38
Francesca Fronzaglio
Balancing schoolwork and sports is a struggle most teenagers deal with in high school. However, East Allegheny’s Amani Johnson makes it seem easy.

Johnson is a four-sport athlete and maintains a 4.0 GPA while taking honors classes.

12/18/2015 - 09:13
Francesca Fronzaglio
Western Pennsylvania holds the distinction of producing many elite quarterbacks over the years. Commonly dubbed the “Cradle of Quarterbacks,” the region has served as a Petri dish for talents.

Pro Football Hall of Famers like Dan Marino, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, Jim Kelly, Johnny Unitas and George Blanda lead the parade, but have been joined recently by names like Terrelle Pryor, Bruce G

12/07/2015 - 22:57
Michael Kiwak
Carrick High School student-athlete Justice Jones was honored with the CoGo’s High School Sports Unsung Hero award Saturday at Carrick High School.

The CoGo’s High School Sports Unsung Hero award is presented to high school student-athletes and coaches who are dedicated to their sports and academics, but have not traditionally received the des

11/30/2015 - 17:26
Megan Tomasic
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