Three WPIAL players were drafted into the NFL this past weekend. Former Pitt wide receiver and Clairton standout Tyler Boyd was the first local player off the board when the Cincinnati Bengals made him their second round pick on Friday night.
05/02/2016 - 12:54
There may not be a player with local connections selected in the opening round of this month's NFL Draft, but the region will nonetheless be well-represented once again when the NFL comes calling.
04/18/2016 - 21:26
In western Pennsylvania, football is the sport that the natives follow most closely, and with two major programs, Pitt and Penn State, most of the attention is divided among the two of them.
08/03/2015 - 16:36
Training camps are open across the NFL and dozens of rookies are trying to buck the odds and earn a roster spot, including nearly two dozen with ties to western or central Pennsylvania.
07/29/2015 - 16:08
IUP head coach Joe Lombardi has energized the basketball program, turning the Crimson Hawks into a bona fide national powerhouse.
06/01/2015 - 11:27
In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
06/26/2014 - 18:22
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.
06/06/2014 - 11:44
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game
05/10/2014 - 10:50
Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.
04/13/2014 - 12:13
Saint Francis University assistant professor details unique and inspirational relationship between Stokes and friend Jack Twyman
04/11/2014 - 09:38