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
From holes in the secondary to a new offensive coordinator to a slew of early arrivals, the Mountaineers have a lot to cover this spring.
03/20/2016 - 13:10
All three local Division 1 college football teams learned of their bowl destinations on Sunday. Pitt will face Navy in the Military Bowl, Penn State meets Georgia in the Tax Slayer Bowl and WVU plays Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl.
12/06/2015 - 20:39
The Backyard Brawl is back, even if it’s not for another seven years. When the West Virginia Mountaineers take the field in Pittsburgh in the fall of 2022, the players that will be freshmen on those teams are mere sixth-graders now.
11/09/2015 - 18:16
From 2008 through 2011, Hopewell running back Rushel Shell spent year after year establishing himself as one of the premier players in Pennsylvania.
10/18/2015 - 18:14
The Panthers and Mountaineers will play a home and home four-year series
09/10/2015 - 23:49
On the heels of a dismal 4-8 season in 2013—and seated firmly upon the hotseat—head coach Dana Holgorsen was able to steer the West Virginia football program back in the right direction in 2014.
08/03/2015 - 16:26
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