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Friday December 19 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 - 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
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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
Six-one guard is newest member of the 2014-15 recruiting class

PITTSBURGH - Duquesne University head men's basketball coach Jim Ferry has announced the signing of junior college All-American guard Jordan Stevens to a National Letter of Intent.

04/30/2014 - 20:59
PSR Staff
Six-five guard Eric James joins 2014-15 recruiting class

Duquesne University head men's basketball coach Jim Ferry has announced the signing of 6-5 guard Eric James (Westerville, Ohio/Westerville Central) to a National Letter of Intent.

04/25/2014 - 14:42
PSR Staff
Six-seven forward is first member of 2014-15 recruiting class

Duquesne University head men's basketball coach Jim Ferry has announced the signing of 6-7 forward TySean Powell (Twinsburg, Ohio/IMG (Fla.) Academy) to a National Letter of Intent.

04/22/2014 - 16:36
PSR Staff
Juco center and local guard intend to play for Panthers

PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh men's basketball program signed two student-athletes-Tyrone Haughton (Miami, Fla./Iowa Western C.C.) and Cameron Johnson (Moon Township, Pa.

04/22/2014 - 07:20
PSR Staff
The top players in next year's recruiting class are already drawing attention.

The ink is not even dry on the signatures from the 2014 recruiting classes, but the race is already on to secure the best players in the 2015 class.

02/06/2014 - 21:45
PSR Staff
A look a the top players and the top classes nationally

Six of the country's top 10 recruits hail from the states of Louisiana or Virginia this year, headlined by LSU-bound running back Leonard Fournette of New Orleans.

 

02/04/2014 - 11:37
Nate Marsh
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The only surprising thing about Pitt’s ouster of Steve Pederson as athletic director is the fact that it’s seen as a surprise.
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Injuries are a part of sports, but what the Pittsburgh Penguins have faced the past few years seems more like a curse than anything sports-related.
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Penguins’ goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was recently presented with a brand new 4-year, 23 million dollar contract extension.
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After a great start to November that saw a second consecutive six-touchdown game for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and a 20-point win over rival Baltimore, the Steelers finished the month with losses in two of their final three games.
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Austin Kemp, a standout senior running back at Thomas Jefferson High School, made major waves this season in the WPIAL.
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Back in September, future Hall of Fame halfback LaDainian Tomlinson raised some eyebrows when he said that the Steelers Le'Veon Bell was the best running back in the league.
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Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.
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After a freshman season which saw him share carries with various upperclassmen, Pitt running back James Conner has emerged as one of the premiere players in the nation, carrying the Panthers’ offense in the process.
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