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Paul Chryst is now in second season as Pitt’s head football coach. It’s the first time since 2010 that the Panthers will have the same head coach for the second year in a row.

Chryst went through a lot of ups and downs in his first season at the helm.

09/02/2013 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
It was nearly a year ago that it seemed the coaching carousel Pitt football had been riding caused the program to hit rock bottom.

In the inaugural contest of the 2012 season, Youngstown State, a Football Championship Subdivision (formerly 1-AA) team, rode a bus down I-79 and took it to the Panthers in their own backyard, in a

08/12/2013 - 12:09
Devon Moore
Even though this could be a big year for Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman John Malecki, he has prepared for training camp the same way he always had.

Malecki, 25, a local product who has taken the long road to the National Football League, is projected to make the final 53-man roster coming out training camp for the first time in his career.

08/12/2013 - 11:00
Donnie Tasser
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
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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Monessen (4-3) is fresh off a 52-22 loss to Jeanette and will need a win against either Clairton (7-0) or Springdale (4-3) to return to the WPIAL playoffs.
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Penn Trafford will look to continue to cement themselves as WPIAL Quad-A favorites as they take on an improved Plum side in a late season conference battle.
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There were plenty of changes throughout the league this offseason, but most of the movement should only make the West stronger as the Eastern Conference struggles to keep up.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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