— Kevin Gorman (@KGorman_Trib) July 14, 2015
High school football might be a month away from kicking off practice, but teams from all over Western Pennsylvania were wearing their game jerseys while visiting Heinz Field Tuesday for WPXI Skylights Media Day.
Media Day at Heinz Field…seniors and Harvey! pic.twitter.com/R8mfAs9drN
— mtlebofootball (@mtlebofootball) July 14, 2015
Mt. Lebanon coach Mike Melnyk is confident that his Blue Devils, led by dual-threat quarterback Eddie Jenkins (12) and Division-I line prospect Paul Grattan (65), could be a WPIAL Class AAAA contender.
Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic coach Jason Gildon is new to the WPIAL head-coaching ranks but is a familiar face at Heinz Field, where he starred at outside linebacker for the Steelers.
Plum football players tour Heinz Field during WPXI Skylights Media Day
Football teams eye season at Heinz Field, by Bill Beckner Jr.
We caught up with Clairton junior Lamont Wade, who broke the WPIAL single-season rushing record in leading the Bears to the WPIAL Class A championship and PIAA final. Wade was named first-team defense at the Rivals Five-Star Challenge and recently earned five-star status for the Class of 2017.
And Central Catholic is absolutely loaded with Division-I talent, including the most heavily recruited player in the WPIAL in senior cornerback Damar Hamlin, who has narrowed his college choices to 10 schools:
McKeesport safety Khaleke Hudson will play in a national all-star game.
Franklin Regional’s Sean Beadle
Franklin Regional’s Beadle commits to Ohio, by Michael Love.
Greensburg Central Catholic pitcher Collin Liberatore
GCC pitcher Liberatore switches to Pitt, by Paul Schofield.
Derry’s Chelsea Bisi
Derry softball’s Bisi chooses Robert Morris, by Alex Oltmanns.