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A look at the top 2015 prospects in the WPIAL and where they are headed. Two schools -- Aliquippa and Pittsburgh Central Catholic -- boast two players in this year's top 25.

WPIAL's top prospects and Where They're Headed:
1. Jordan Whitehead (left), DB, Central Valley - PITT
2. Sterling Jenkins, OL, Baldwin - PENN STATE

02/03/2015 - 18:42
Tony DeFazio
The Class of 2015: PSR Top 25. Headlined by Central Valley playmaker Jordan Whitehead, Pennsylvania's Class of 2015 have made plans to attend 13 different programs.

It was a banner recruiting year, at least on paper, for Penn State coach James Franklin. Ten of PSR's top 25 seniors are headed to Penn State.

02/03/2015 - 17:50
Tony DeFazio
When Pat Narduzzi took over the Pitt football program, the buzz that appeared to be lost after several mediocre seasons appeared to be restored.

A talkative, scrappy looking son-of-a-coach from Youngstown preached toughness, stability and defense to a choir of fans that desperately needed to hear it.

02/03/2015 - 11:19
Mark Powell
Florida athletes dominate WVU class of 2015

West Virginia’s offseason, recruiting wise, has been sharp.

02/03/2015 - 10:50
Matthew DeTitta
After three seasons of reduced scholarships and bowl bans, James Franklin has Penn State football back on track in the recruiting arena.

As the 2015 National Signing Day approached, the Nittany Lions touted the 13th ranked recruiting class nationally, according to Lions247.

01/29/2015 - 10:43
Connor Whooley
Jordan Whitehead is a very big deal for Pitt football. The Central Valley cornerback, who committed to Pitt in October, is the No. 1 prospect in Pennsylvania by and a consensus four-star recruit.

So it would also be a very big deal if Pitt were to lose him.

01/23/2015 - 18:34
Mike Tony
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 - 16:09
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 South Fayette's Brett Brumbaugh, 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 - 16:00
Tony DeFazio
Colonials welcome four freshmen, two juniors and a transfer to roster

Robert Morris men's basketball Andy Toole announced the program's 2014-15 recruiting class Tuesday, which includes four freshmen, two junior college transfers and one transfer.

05/28/2014 - 07:07
PSR Staff
So far, Paul Chryst’s first full batch of recruits as the head coach of the University of Pittsburgh has been an impressive one.

Sporting immediate impact players like wide receiver Tyler Boyd, running backs James Conner and Rachid Ibrahim, tight end Scott Orndoff, offensive lineman Dorian Johnson, and defensive backs Titus

05/25/2014 - 15:12
Dan Sostek
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This has been a rough basketball season for fans of Division 1 hoops in this part of the state. Usually tough Robert Morris is struggling to stay at .500. Big Ten losses continue to pile up in State College. Even NCAA tourney staple Pitt is under .500 in the ACC.
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