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Chicks Picks - Week Seven

Welcome to Week 7 of the high school football season. Chick’s Picks, in her travels this week, noticed several signs for an annual UFO Conference scheduled to take place in the area.  After further research, Chick’s Picks learned that the conference is a showcase where investigators gather to share research into the unknown. 

District College Football Preview for Saturday, October 13th

Week 7 of the College Football season continues with some good match ups this weekend. Conference play rolls on in the NEC, PSAC and PAC, along with the WVIAC and the NCAC.

Here are previews of All the games, including 3 that can be heard right here on the Network:

Slippery Rock(2-4) at Clarion(3-3)  1pm on WLER 97.7-FM and the MSA Sports Network
Both teams are 1-2 in PSAC West divisional play. Slippery Rock leads the all-time series 47-23-3 and has won the last 6 meetings.


SRU lost last week to IUP 33-18. The Rock has dropped 3 straight games.
 

RB Akeem Satterfield is 8th in the PSAC in rushing at 83 yards per game. Satterfield has scored just 4 touchdowns this season.
 

Big Game Hunting for Week Seven

The “stretch-run” is here. The final third of the 2012 season starts this weekend and you can be sure MSA will provide the finest escort to you as you get set to embark on your own personal “Highway to Heinz”.  With the two largest classifications each taking a wild-card into the post season the super –knowledge that Don Rebel doles out each Friday night will save you tons of sleep. The games just keep getting bigger so let’s don’t waste any more time on the opening paragraph. Instead, let’s go Big Game Hunting.

AAAA Northern Eight Conference

MSA Sports Top Ten - WPIAL Boys Soccer

Here are the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL boys soccer rankings for the week of October 8th. You can check out the new rankings every Wednesday through the regular season with daily updated boys soccer standings here on the MSA Sports Network.

WPIAL CLASS AAA:

1)  UPPER ST. CLAIR PANTHERS  (14-0-1)
(Last Week #1)

2)  PINE-RICHLAND RAMS  (15-0-0)
(Last Week #2)

3)  PETERS TOWNSHIP INDIANS  (11-1-2)
(Last Week #3)

4)  PITTSBURGH CENTRAL CATHOLIC VIKINGS  (13-2-0)
(Last Week #5)

5)  FOX CHAPEL FOXES  (11-2-1)
(Last Week #6)

6)  BETHEL PARK BLACK HAWKS  (13-2-0)
(Last Week #7)

WPIAL Football Plays of the Week - Week Six

Goal line stands and 99-yard touchdown passes. Week 6 had a little bit of everything. Here are your Plays of the Week for Week 6 of the 2012 WPIAL football season.

1.  Jeannette Jayhawks 28 - Mount Pleasant Vikings 27 in Double Overtime

MSA Sports Top Ten - WPIAL Girls Soccer

Here are the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL girls soccer rankings for the week of October 8th. You can check out the new rankings every Tuesday through the regular season with daily updated girls soccer standings here on the MSA Sports Network.

WPIAL CLASS AAA:

1)  PETERS TOWNSHIP INDIANS  (13-1-0)
(Last Week #1)

2)  SENECA VALLEY RAIDERS  (14-1-0)
(Last Week #2)

3)  BETHEL PARK BLACK HAWKS  (15-0-0)
(Last Week #3)

4)  PENN-TRAFFORD WARRIORS  (12-3-0)
(Last Week #4)

5)  NORWIN KNIGHTS  (12-1-2)
(Last Week #6)

6)  UPPER ST. CLAIR PANTHERS  (9-3-2)
(Last Week #5)

MSA Sports Top Ten - WPIAL Football

Here are the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL football rankings following Week Six of the 2012 high school football season. You can check out the new rankings every Monday through the nine week regular season here on the MSA Sports Network.

WPIAL CLASS AAAA:

1)  NORTH ALLEGHENY TIGERS  (6-0)
(Last Week #1)  (Week Seven: host #7 Pittsburgh Central Catholic on MSA)

2)  UPPER ST. CLAIR PANTHERS  (6-0)
(Last Week #3)  (Week Seven: at #10 Bethel Park on MSA)

3)  GATEWAY GATORS  (5-1)
(Last Week #2)  (Week Seven: host #1 North Allegheny on MSA)

4)  NORTH HILLS INDIANS  (5-1)
(Last Week #4)  (Week Seven: host #5 Seneca Valley on MSA)

PIHL High School Hockey Notebook - Class AAA Preview

Welcome to the first ever installment of “PIHL Notebook” (formerly dubbed “PIHL News & Notes”) and our annual season preview. Over the next four Monday’s, we will provide thumbnail sketches of all 63 PIHL teams to make sure local high school hockey fans are ready when the puck drops on October 29.

This Week on the MSA Sports Network

The Stretch Run of the 2012 WPIAL football regular season begins with Week Seven this week here on the MSA Sports Network. We have FORTY WPIAL and District 6 high school football games between Friday and Saturday with Fridays action starting with the MSA Sports Pregame Show and concluding with the one and only MSA Sports/WPIAL High School Football Scoreboard Show, plus we have college football, WPIAL girls volleyball, WPIAL soccer and WPIAL girl's and women's college field hockey along with the MSA Sports Hometown Girls Volleyball Show and This Week in the WPIAL ALL here at MSAsports.net

Monday, October 8th:

TALK SHOW - MSA Sports Hometown Girls Volleyball Show at 7:00pm on MSAsports.net

MSA Sports Top Ten - WPIAL Girls Volleyball

Here are the MSA Sports Top Ten WPIAL girls volleyball rankings for the week ending October 6th...including a NEW #1 team in Class AAA. You can check out the new rankings every Friday through the regular season with daily updated girls volleyball standings here on the MSA Sports Network.

Section record in parenthesis.

WPIAL CLASS AAA:

1)  NORTH ALLEGHENY TIGERS  (7-1)
(Last Week #2)

2)  MOUNT LEBANON BLUE DEVILS  (8-1)
(Last Week #5)

3)  OAKLAND CATHOLIC EAGLES  (8-0)
(Last Week #6)

4)  FOX CHAPEL FOXES  (6-3)
(Last Week #8)

5)  SENECA VALLEY RAIDERS  (5-3)
(Last Week #9)

WPIAL Week Six Saturday's Scholastic Starz

The sun was shining bright Saturday afternoon, even though the mercury did not reach the 70's as has been the case the last week or so. For that matter, most temps didn't even make it into the 60's, but nonetheless, each of the five WPIAL football games played had a player heat up the gridiron with a winning effort on the first Saturday in October.

Luke Brumbaugh - Seton-LaSalle

District College Football Recap for Saturday, October 6th

The weather turned cold on the opening weekend of October and wind conditions affected several games thruout the area. Several teams pulled out big wins as Cal and Mercyhurst stay on top of the PSAC West.

Unfortunately the focus was on Crestview, Kentucky as the W & J Presidents took the field after one of their team was killed on Thursday.

Here are recaps of all the games, with three heard here on the Network:

IUP 33 - Slippery Rock 16
On Homecoming Day at George P. Miller Stadium, the Crimson Hawks pounded out 388 yards rushing and led 27-9 at the half to cruise to the win and remain in the chase for a division title. IUP ground out 29 first downs and held the football for over 41 minutes in the win.

WPIAL Week Six Friday Night HighLights

We have reached the summit and are now on the downward slide toward the 'Stretch Run" and then eventually dropping us off on the "Highway to Heinz". The second half of the regular season began with ideal like weather conditions...perfect for the elite to 'do their thing'. Here are the players who took advantage of the comfortbale stage to make life very uncomfortable for their opponents on the first Friday of high school football in October.

North Allegheny Tigers Defense

WPIAL Week Six Saturday Football Scores

The winds of change have swept down upon Southwestern Pennsylvania for the first Saturday of high school football in October. Week Six began on Thursday and Friday with very pleasant weather that felt like early September football. Less than 24 hours later, and the feeling is more like November football. Nonetheless, ten WPIAL football teams were ready to meet and put closure to the sixth weekend of high school football in the WPIAL. Here are ALL five final results.

WPIAL CLASS AA Allegheny Conference:

Deer Lakes Lancers 18 - Summit Academy Knights 14  (MSA)

WPIAL CLASS AA Century Conference:

Seton-LaSalle Rebels 49 - Burgettstown Blue Devils 7

2012 WPIAL and Pittsburgh City League Standings

Here are the latest WPIAL and Pittsburgh City League football standings through Week Six of the 2012 high school football season. Standings are updated after each game on Thursday, Friday and Saturday's scholastic gridiron action each week. Standings can be also seen on each teams football webpage here on the MSA Sports Network.

# - Clinched at least a share of the conference title
* - Clinched playoff spot
x - Eliminated from playoff chase
% - Not eligible for WPIAL playoffs

WPIAL CLASS AAAA:
(5 of 16 Playoff Teams Have Clinched)

Northern Eight Conference:

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