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Tuesday September 16 2014
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The first order of business as head coach Paul Chryst begins his second season is cleaning up after several departures rocked the team's depth chart over the offseason.

The biggest hit for the Panthers was the transfer of sophomore running back Rushel Shell, who was expected to carry the offensive load.

08/05/2013 - 21:00
Mallory Merda
Panthers add 10 in five-day span

Pitt's 2014 football recruiting class is up to 12 after an explosion of commitments in late June.

06/28/2013 - 00:42
Tony DeFazio
Quarterback Tra'Von Chapman the latest to be suspended after weekend arrest

Pitt head football coach Paul Chryst has dismissed junior tight end Drew Carswell and junior defensive back Eric Williams from the program.

04/30/2013 - 21:05
PSR Staff
Former Pitt and Johnstown back provides depth and special teams experience

The Steelers have signed former Arizona Cardinals and Pitt running back LaRod Stephens-Howling to a one-year deal.

04/26/2013 - 17:13
Tony DeFazio
Coach Paul Chryst suspends three after overnight incident

University of Pittsburgh head football coach Paul Chryst announced the immediate suspensions of junior tight end Drew Carswell, junior defensive tackle Khaynin Mosley-Smith and junior defensive bac

04/26/2013 - 13:55
PSR Staff
West Virginia will lead the parade of local college players on draft day this season, with potential first-rounders in quarterback Geno Smith and receiver Tavon Austin. PSR takes a look at the Mountaineers, as well as prospects from Pitt, Penn State and elsewhere.

FIRST DAY
Tavon Austin, WVU
WR, 5-8, 174

04/21/2013 - 12:12
Tony DeFazio
Voytik, receivers shine in scrimmage

Redshirt freshman quarterback Chad Voytik threw for 358 yards and 3 touchdowns as Pitt completed their spring football drills with the Blue-Gold scrimmage Friday night at Bethel Park high school.

04/13/2013 - 08:52
Tony DeFazio
Pitt running back Rushel Shell, considered one of the most promising backs in the nation and expected to be to focus of the Panthers offense in 2013, has decided to transfer from the program.

Shell rushed for 641 yards as a freshman, serving mainly as the back-up to Ray Graham, last year.

04/02/2013 - 14:30
Tony DeFazio
Once a thriving mill town, Clairton, Pennsylvania has fallen on hard times since the decline of the steel industry. In recent years, however, athletic greatness has emerged from the small, economically depressed town along the Monongahela River.

Clairton High School football has not only proven its talent by winning four consecutive Pennsylvania single-A titles—and currently holding the record for the longest winning streak in the nation a

03/27/2013 - 20:35
Shelby Cassesse
Spring football at Pitt and Penn State are both in full swing, with their spring games both slated for next month. PSR looks at what you can expect from spring drills.

Pitt Spring Preview
Blue-Gold Game: April 12, 7:30 PM, Bethel Park High School

03/21/2013 - 13:35
Sam Oliff
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.
Feature FourSports Bites
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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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