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Thursday September 18 2014
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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.

“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
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.

The Top WPIAL Recruits in the Class of 2015
ELITE LEVEL
Sterling Jenkins, OL, 6'8" 308 Pgh/Baldwin PENN ST

09/15/2014 - 17:00
Tony DeFazio
Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.

Alec Ferrari threw three touchdown passes, including a 23-yarder to Josh Gray late in the fourth quarter that snapped a 14-14 tie and lifted Chartiers-Houston to their first win of the season, 21-1

09/13/2014 - 01:12
PSR Staff
Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.

Dual-threat quarterback Nico Law completed threw for 181 yards and junior running back Chacar Berry ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns as Ringgold topped Knoch 20-12 at Joe Montana Stadium Friday

09/13/2014 - 01:06
PSR Staff
The Ringgold Rams (1-1) were a lot of high school football fans’ trendy pick to win the Big Nine Conference coming into the season. But as has so often been the case, Thomas Jefferson had something to say about that, topping the Rams 49-6 in the season opener.

Ringgold got back on track last week, getting healthy against Uniontown in a 56-21 blowout.

09/11/2014 - 11:10
Shana Rose
After a disappointing 0-2 start to the season, Chartiers-Houston will be looking to claim their first win of the new year at home against Western Beaver (0-2) on Friday in a class A non-section match.

Chartiers-Houston started the year slowly, falling to Avonworth in the opener by 24 points and then getting shut out by North Catholic in Week 2.

09/11/2014 - 11:01
Alex Stumpf
Greensburg Salem rallied from a 19-0 deficit to come within a couple yards of a second-half comeback, but Knoch hung on to beat the Golden Lion 19-14 in a thrilling game at Offut Field in Greensburg Friday night.

The Lions had stormed back to pull within 19-14 and were deep into Knoch territory before running back Lenny Grebeck was stopped on fourth down.

09/05/2014 - 23:18
Tony DeFazio
McGuffey quarterback Nate Whipkey had a hand in five touchdowns as the Highlanders blanked host Charleroi 45-0 in an Interstate Conference game. Running back James Duchi added 236 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns.

Whipkey was 6 of 11 passing for 153 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 88 yards and two more scores.

09/05/2014 - 22:58
PSR Staff
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.

Tyler Boyd, Pitt, SO, WR, Clairton: Boyd broke freshman receiving records in the ACC and at Pitt last season, hauling in 85 receptions for 1,174 yards and 7 touchdowns.

09/05/2014 - 18:04
Tony DeFazio
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.

Ambridge Dan Bradley (previously at Sto-Rox) replaced Neil Tkatch

Belle Vernon Matt Humbert (previously at Ringgold) replaced Aaron Krepps

09/05/2014 - 15:25
Tony DeFazio
I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.
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Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2014 season ended last Saturday much the same way their season started in the spring. With lots of promise, with much anticipation, but in the end, in a disappointing finish.
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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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