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Wednesday October 1 2014
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Steelers backup QB Gradkowski talks about directing big comebacks

There was not much Steeler backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski could do from the sidelines on Sunday as he watched the Tampa Bay Buccaneers squeak out a last-second win at Heinz Field.

09/28/2014 - 19:22
Steve Flinn
The top two teams in the Interstate Conference squared off in Washington Friday night and the Little Prexies used a late-game surge to knock off the Vikings and gain the inside track to the conference title.

Washington capitalized on five Mount Pleasant turnovers and pulled away from the Vikings in a battle of the top two teams in the Interstate Conference with a 34-15 win on Friday night.

09/27/2014 - 00:33
Tony DeFazio
Uniontown battled Elizabeth Forward hard in the early going, but the Warriors proved to be too much for the Red Raiders and EF came away with a 42-6 win in the U.S. Steel Game of the Week.

The Warriors rode the legs of Steve Mayernik, who gained 215 yards and scored three touchdowns, to down visiting Uniontown 42-6.

09/27/2014 - 00:26
Tony DeFazio
Two undefeated Interstate Conference powers, the Mount Pleasant Vikings (4-0) and the Little Prexies of Wash High (4-0), meet Friday night in a game that will most likely decide the outcome of the conference.

“We’ve done a lot of good things so far, but we’re a team that is still figuring out a lot of things,” Washington head coach Mike Bosnic said.

09/24/2014 - 22:24
Anthony Mendicino
With both teams coming out off of blowout losses at home, Uniontown (0-4) travels to Elizabeth Forward (2-2) this Friday night, as both teams look to bounce back.

“We just have to execute a lot better. There are some mistakes we’ve made since week one,” Elizabeth Forward head coach Mike LeDonne said. “We have to eliminate mental mistakes.”

09/24/2014 - 22:19
Alex Stumpf
Maryland-bound Franklin Regional senior Brett Zanotto rushed for 157 yards and a touchdown to lead the Panthers to a 34-20 win over visiting Indiana on Friday night.

The Panthers improved to 3-1 while the Little Indians dropped to 2-2 in the Greater Allegheny Conference.

09/19/2014 - 23:19
Tony DeFazio
Visiting Hollidaysburg blanked Belle Vernon 7-0 in an overtime thriller at James Weir Stadium on Friday night.

Hollidaysburg running back Zach Kovash scored on a 2-yard plunge in overtime as the Golden Tigers won a defensive battle over host Belle Vernon.

09/19/2014 - 23:09
Tony DeFazio
Belle Vernon will battle Hollidaysburg in a WPIAL Triple-A clash Friday night with both teams looking for their third win on the season.

The game will be an out-of-conference contest for both teams.

09/19/2014 - 01:15
Mark Powell
On the heels of two straight wins, the Franklin Regional Panthers are looking to improve to 3-1 Friday night as welcome the Indiana Little Indians (2-1) to Panther Stadium.

The Panthers are following up on a very successful 2013 season in which they earned a share of the section championship and advanced to the WPIAL semifinals before falling to eventual champion West

09/19/2014 - 01:07
Alissa Persichetti
Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.

“When I was getting recruited the rules were much different. There were no early offers,” said Cherpak, who went on to play at Pitt.

09/15/2014 - 17:09
Jeremy Tepper
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right?
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Two undefeated Interstate Conference powers, the Mount Pleasant Vikings (4-0) and the Little Prexies of Wash High (4-0), meet Friday night in a game that will most likely decide the outcome of the conference.
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With both teams coming out off of blowout losses at home, Uniontown (0-4) travels to Elizabeth Forward (2-2) this Friday night, as both teams look to bounce back.
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The Steelers traditional powerhouse defense has set a yearly standard for fans and pundits for decades. But an aging Pittsburgh defense has had a rocky time the last couple of seasons.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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