Forming a Fayette County football conference is an idea whose time maybe has come.
Brian Gates was recently hired to reinvigorate a Brownsville football program that hasn't reached the playoffs since 2000 and hasn't won more than two games in a season since 2005.
That last remaining high school football head coaching vacancy in the area has been filled, but it has caused another local school to hang a “Help Wanted” sign.
Connellsville featured a potent, balanced offensive attack last football season that was anchored by a strong offensive line.
Uniontown's football team will join Albert Gallatin next season as an independent after its school board voted for the program to pull out of the WPIAL at its Monday night meeting.
California, Belle Vernon and Elizabeth Forward were the three area teams to win a conference championship in the coronavirus-plagued high school football season.
Jaeden Zuzak turned around what seemed to be a dire situation earlier this year and that led to yet another prestigious accomplishment being added to his outstanding football season.
The Fayette County Coaches Association recently revealed its Football Recognition Team and it's led by the only two local squads to put together winning records.
Central Valley will be a heavy favorite when it takes the field at North Allegheny High School tonight against Elizabeth Forward in the WPIAL Class 3A football championship game.
California dominated the Tri-County South Conference in football this season so it wasn’t a surprise the Trojans also headlined the All-Conference team released on Wednesday.
ALIQUIPPA – Belle Vernon did plenty of good things early in the game and again late, but Aliquippa dominated the middle and that carried the Quips to a 33-25 victory over the Leopards in a WPIAL Class 4A semifinal game Friday night.
Elizabeth Forward senior Chase Whatton felt confident as his football team stepped on the field at Mars to play North Catholic on Friday night.
Belle Vernon and Aliquippa both played in a WPIAL championship game last year with the Leopards falling to Thomas Jefferson in Class 4A and the Quips losing to Central Catholic in Class 3A.
ELIZABETH -- Elizabeth Forward's biggest football crowd of the season got to witness a program first and the ending of a long drought on Friday night.
ROSTRAVER TWP. -- Belle Vernon ran for 346 yards and exploded for 35 second-half points for a 49-21 WPIAL Class AAAA quarterfinal playoff win over visiting Chartiers Valley Friday night.
COAL CENTER -- Trailing 21-7 with under five minutes to go in the fourth quarter, fourth-seeded California looked like it needed a miracle to get back in the game against Shenango.
North Catholic pulled away with 28 unanswered points after Mount Pleasant tied the game in the first quarter for a 35-14 victory Friday night in the quarterfinals of the WPIAL Class AAA football playoffs.
Freshman Colin Brady ran for 273 yards and four touchdowns, Corey Wise had a hand in three scores, and West Greene's offense rolled in a 54-28 victory over Jefferson-Morgan in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game played at Waynesburg University's John F. Wiley Stadium.
FREDERICKTOWN — Jared Johnson scored three touchdowns and McGuffey wrapped up the outright Class AA Century Conference championship Friday night with a 48-20 win over Beth-Center.
Year Two of Albert Gallatin's switch to being an independent football team was even more successful than the first.
Landan Stevenson rushed for 214 yards and scored five touchdowns as Mapletown out-scored visiting Bentworth, 40-29, in a Tri-County South Conference clash Friday night.
Mount Pleasant raced out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter Friday night, but the Vikings were unable to hold the lead in a 30-19 Interstate Conference loss at South Park.
Ringgold made it a one score game in the fourth quarter, but West Mifflin responded with Ojuan Owens' 1-yard touchdown plunge as the Titans held on for a 20-8 Big Eight Conference road victory over the Rams.
Laurel Highlands scored three touchdowns of over 70 yards but it was its defense that came up big twice in the final seconds in the Mustangs’ thrilling 34-33 victory over Trinity on Friday night.
Zion White threw two long touchdown passes and ran for another Friday night as Elizabeth Forward capped an undefeated regular season with a 35-19 victory over visiting Southmoreland in Interstate Conference action.
Avella scored two touchdowns in the second quarter and the Eagles defense made the scores stand for a 14-7 victory over visiting Carmichaels in Tri-County South Conference play.
C.J. Waldier scored three touchdowns and Gamal Marballie had a pair to lead Yough to a 48-0 road victory at Brownsville in Interstate Conference action.