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  1. Henry, No. 1 in Pennsylvania, sets date

    Jared Shanker

    Can you keep a secret? Dravon Henry is committing to a school Dec. 9. "It's my wife's birthday," Henry's father, Roland, said. "She's the only one who doesn't know." Roland says his wife doesn't read the websites or newspaper, so the hope is sh...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  2. Pitt-WVU battle for Dravon Henry

    Jared Shanker

    As it so many times does in western Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh-area prospect's decision could come down to Pitt and West Virginia. ESPN 300 athlete Dravon Henry (Aliquippa, Pa./Aliquippa) altered his top four earlier this week, eliminating Penn St...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  3. Kentucky could host another big talent

    Jared Shanker

    Kentucky is making a strong push in the state of Ohio, but the Wildcats have their eyes set on a bordering state too. Aliquippa (Pa.) High School athlete Dravon Henry, the No. 1 player in Pennsylvania, is eyeing a visit to several schools at the e...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. ESPN 150 DB Henry no sure bet for Pitt

    Jared Shanker

    Quips go to Pitt. That is the expression in Western Pennsylvania. The elite prospects from talent-rich Aliquippa (Pa.) High almost exclusively go to nearby Pittsburgh to star for the Panthers. Jonathan Baldwin, Tommie Campbell and Darrelle Revis a...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  5. B1G OL coaches offering Pittsburgh OT

    Jared Shanker

    Regional recruiters are not the ones coming in to see a prospect the size of Sterling Jenkins (Pittsburgh/Baldwin). Colleges are sending offensive line coaches directly instead to size up the fastest-rising 2015 prospect in Pennsylvania. There are...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  6. Watch List QB, Pitt commit talks Tide, Vols

    Jared Shanker

    Following two days of visits to Alabama and Tennessee, quarterback Chandler Kincade (Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk) added a few physical and mental exercises he can take back to Western Pennsylvania with him. The two-day visit for Kincade began in T...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  7. McKenzie revitalizes Pennsylvania town

    Jared Shanker

    WASHINGTON, Pa. -- The building sits no more than a mile from the highway, but the short distance between Washington High School and Interstate 70 provides insight into a community hurting to hold onto its proud traditions. The severe coal mining ...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  8. Aliquippa teammates enjoy Pitt junior day

    Jared Shanker

    Two Pittsburgh-area players hold offers from a program on the other side of Pennsylvania, and now they hope Saturday's junior day will bring them closer to an offer from nearby Pitt. Aliquippa (Pa.) Class of 2014 prospects Jaleel Fields and Terry ...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  9. Lefty QB Andrew Ford earns first offer

    Jared Shanker

    Despite losing his top receiving threat before the season began, Andrew Ford (Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff) was still one of the best quarterbacks in Pennsylvania as a junior. Matt Rhule was not at Temple during the season, but the Owls' new coach f...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  10. Three-star DT Moody makes call

    Jared Shanker

    Justin Moody (Philadelphia/George Washington) was not ready to give a commitment last week at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. He was ready a few days afterward, however. The three-star defensive tackle elected to remain in Pennsylvania, alth...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  11. Pitt rebounds with Boyd

    Jared Shanker

    As artist Meat Loaf once said, "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad." On Saturday, ESPN 300 athlete Tyler Boyd (Clairton, Pa./Clairton) committed to the Panthers during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, giving Pitt two of its top three Western Pennsylvania'...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  12. Dantonio, Staten talk with Tyler Boyd

    Jared Shanker

    Michigan State is hoping to pull another four-star prospect out of Western Pennsylvania, and two Spartans coaches talked with ESPN 300 athlete Tyler Boyd on Wednesday -- one in person and one over the phone. Assistant coach Mark Staten came by Cla...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  13. ESPN 300 ATH Boyd plans visit No. 2

    Jared Shanker

    Clairton (Pa.) and Tyler Boyd are in the middle of a historic playoff run, but the ESPN 300 athlete still has his eye toward his future. Boyd, who became Western Pennsylvania's career touchdown leader last week, has set his second official visit o...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  14. ESPN 300 ATH Tyler Boyd not cutting list

    Jared Shanker

    Clairton (Pa.) senior athlete Tyler Boyd is poised to become one of the WPIAL's all-time greats. Barring anything unforeseen Friday, Boyd will become Western Pennsylvania's leader in career touchdowns. He is already among the top 10 in career rushing...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  15. Pitt's future hangs in the balance Saturday

    Jared Shanker

    Paul Chryst's tenure at Pittsburgh will be defined this weekend. Hyperbole? Probably. But that isn't to say Nov. 17 could be looked back on as the date the Pitt program was turned around. The top two players in Pennsylvania -- Dorian Johnson and R...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  16. Dashawn Darden a big West Virginia fan

    Jared Shanker

    A first-team All-Catholic selection in southeast Pennsylvania, 2014 athlete Dashawn Darden (Springfield, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara), is now on to grabbing the attention of college coaches. Several programs have already taken notice of the 5-foot-10, 175...

    Blog | November 07, 2012