Tag: WPIAL

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Downtown Brown passes USO past Brashear

RONALD BROWN passed for 343 yards and 5 touchdowns in leading USO over Brashear. (Photos by William McBride) In Spain the running of the bulls is popular but the Eagles found that flying over the Bulls to be most effective. Currently USO (University Prep, Sci-Tech, Obama Academy) is considered the best in the City League and proved that against Brashear. In a 51-6 win over the Bulls, Ronald Brown completed 28 aerials for 343 yards and 5 touchdowns last week at Cupples Stadium to improve to 4-0. Although, Brashear fell to 1-3, the game was much closer than the score.

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Pitt recruits’ Boyd and Howard lead Pennsylvania over Maryland 58-27 in Big 33

Pennsylvania’s Tyler Boyd takes the opening kick off back for a touchdown against Maryland during the first quarter of the Big 33 football game, Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt) by Jim Carlson HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Tyler Boyd didn’t think he had anything to prove at Saturday night’s Big 33 Football Classic high school all-star game. But with an NFL Network audience watching, along with about 8,000 fans in the stands, Boyd showed off the all-around skills that made him a solid recruit for the University of Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-1 receiver from Clairton returned the opening kickoff 91 yards and had a hand in five touchdowns as Pennsylvania defeated Maryland 58-27.

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Gilbert, Wolfe and Hall’s stars shine bright at WPIAL Hall of Fame

KAREN HALL WITH SEAN GILBERT Sean Gilbert, Kurt Wolfe and Karen Hall were among 16 people inducted June 7 into the WPIAL Hall of Fame at Double Tree Hotel in Greentree. Sean Gilbert, a 1989 graduate of Aliquippa, was a 6-5, 280-pound linebacker who in 1988 was named USA Today’s national Defensive Player of the Year. He won two WPIAL championships at Aliquippa. “When I went to college at Pitt I was moved from linebacker to the defensive line,” said Gilbert. “I should have stayed at linebacker. That’s the position that I loved to play.”