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The new coaching staffs at Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia welcomed their first recruiting classes today, as high school football players across the country made their verbal commitments binding by signing letters of intent. PSR has the complete list for the local schools, plus where all the local players are headed.



02/01/2012 - 22:20
PSR Staff
Pittsburgh Viper Hockey to host midget triple-A tournament

Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Viper Hockey will play host to 27 of the top midget AAA teams in the United States and Canada, as well as a top Russian team, at the 2012 Midget AAA Ste

01/27/2012 - 12:09
PSR Staff
Local high school hockey players offered chance to play junior hockey in Alaska and Michigan

Jacob Hetz, a junior at Shaler Area High School, and Austin Read More ...

01/20/2012 - 12:40
PSR Staff
The dream for many young, budding athletes is to someday become a pro, but the more realistic first goal should be earning a college scholarship.

Getting your education paid for will save young athletes from years of loan debt or ease the burden on their parents.

01/16/2012 - 17:50
Walter Villa
Mike Caprara becomes Paul Chryst's first recruit

Woodland Hills linebacker Mike Caprara has accepted a scholarship offer from Pitt.

01/15/2012 - 14:20
Tony DeFazio
Greensburg Central Catholic grad becomes third member of Pittsburgh Viper Stars to sign junior deal

Robert Tritschler, a graduate of Greensburg Central Catholic High School, has signed a tender sheet with the Junior A Jamestown

12/19/2011 - 12:40
PSR Staff
All across western Pennsylvania—and America in general—school districts are undergoing budget cuts. Middle schools are getting hit the hardest, and one of the areas most commonly on the chopping block are middle school sports programs.

The districts don’t necessarily want to make these cuts; they are simply doing so in order to save money and fit within these newer, smaller budgets.

12/18/2011 - 21:50
Tony DeFazio and Natalie Hamilton
With the high school football season wrapped up, it’s time to review the season and how it went for some of the area’s more highly-touted players.

Joe Butler of Metro Index Recruiting said most of the star players this year were par for the course.

“Nobody diminished, but there were definitely players that stepped it up and put themsel

12/18/2011 - 21:22
Ken Boysen
Tyler Boyd had two long touchdown runs late in the game, Capri Thompson threw two TD passes to Terrish Webb and Clairton beat Southern Columbia 35-19 to win the single-A state championship in Hershey Friday afternoon. The Bears set a WPIAL record with their 47th consecutive victory.

Boyd rushed for 222 yards on 14 carries—including 146 yards on two late touchdown runs—and the Clairton defense harassed Southern Columbia q

12/16/2011 - 16:08
Tony DeFazio
Viper Stars Heinz Koster and Jake Pilewicz to get opportunities to play junior hockey

Two members of the 2011-20121 Pittsburgh Viper Stars 18U AAA Tier I hockey club have been tendered by North American Hockey League (

12/12/2011 - 16:45
PSR Staff
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