West Virginia University prides itself in its football team. Both the school and the state itself pride themselves in WVU athletics. It was a prideful day, then, when WVU’s football team hired Tom Bradley as senior associate head coach in February.
Heading into the 2014 season, the Pirates hoped pitching prospect Jameson Taillon would follow the same path as Gerrit Cole, who jumped to the majors in mid-June the previous season after starting 2013 with Class AAA Indianapolis.
Penn State rallied from a 17-0 deficit to force overtime, but Ohio State scored twice in the extra periods and the Buckeyes dealt the Lions a third consecutive loss, 31-24
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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.
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.