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Clairton Bears Championship Rings

December 26, 2012 by Beverly Bailey Alcorn (Register to contact)

HAPPY NEW YEAR CHS ALUMNI, FRIENDS & FAMILY, once again I am asking for your help this year again. As you may know our Fabulous Clairton Bears won their 5th WPIAL Championship, and their 4th PIAA Championship. I have one New Year's Wish from all my FB friends, family, & CHS Alumni out there. My one New Year Wish is that each one of u would send at least $1.00 to help out the non-profit organization that has been set up by a few of the CHS School Board members to help purchase the Championship Rings for our fabulous Clairton Bears. You can take your donation off ur 2012 income tax return as a non-profit donation before 12-31-2012. Please send your donations to the following address:

Clairton Athletic Champions Club, %William Bradford, P.O. Box 303, Clairton, Pa 15025

Thank you CHS Alumni, friends & family!

Feb 21 - CHS Reunion at Ft. Desoto FL

February 22, 2009 by Ann Kovalyak Chorgo (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

It was great to see Clairton High School classmates at the February 21, 2009 Fort DeSoto Park Annual Reunion.

My daughter Julie Chorgo-Gilson took photos and a video of the Clairton High School Reunion.

You can see photos and the "Class of 56" Video at website: http://www.*****.com/****owned by Ann Kovalyak-Chorgo (CHS 1956)

Clairton High School News From Around The Web

Westmoreland high school notebook: Coaches 'cool' with WPIAL's cool-down rule

September 23, 2017 by Tribune-Review

It's last-straw origin could be related to Clairton football coach Wayne Wade's critical comments of officiating after last year's PIAA Class A championship game, and Penn Hills basketball coach Dan DeRose' criticism of referees last winter after a ...

WPIAL adopts 'cooling off' period for coaches after playoff games

September 19, 2017 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteO'Malley used Clairton coach Wayne Wade as an example. Wade is .... Penn Hills High School has still not paid Plum for damages it allegedly caused to the locker room after losing to North Hills in a WPIAL basketball playoff game in February at Plum.

Clairton, Steel Valley, Pine-Richland slotted 2nd in Week 4 state football rankings

September 18, 2017 by Tribune-Review

Here's a look at the Pennlive.com Pennsylvania high school football rankings for Week 4. Class 6A. Team Record Previous rank. 1. St. Joseph's Prep (12) 3-0 1. 2. Pine-Richland (7) 4-0 2. 3. Parkland (11) 4-0 3. 4. State College (6) 3-0 4. 5 ...

Aaron Mathews, Lamont Wade and a City Divided

September 6, 2017 by Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)

Pittsburgh Sports Now (blog)PITTSBURGH and CLAIRTON, Pa. — Coming into their ... “When you go through those hallways together at Clairton High School, go to that stadium every day together, you just create a bond that can't be broken,” Mathews added. “That's why I say I love ...

Emaciated Dog Showing Signs Of Improvement At Clairton Shelter

September 3, 2017 by CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKACLAIRTON, Pa. (KDKA) — A dog found in Glassport in terrible condition, with her ribs showing, has a new lease on life Sunday. The emaciated 2- to 3-year-old pit bull mix was rescued last Thursday from a house in Glassport. It was not the owner's home.

Clairton football player arrested in deadly Baldwin shooting

August 24, 2017 by WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI Pittsburgh"Due to confidentiality Clairton City School District does not comment about situations involving students. Clairton City School District is saddened by the recent events that took place in the neighboring community. We will keep all families involved ...

High School Quarterback Charged in Deadly Shooting: Report

August 24, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comBALDWIN, PA — A second teenager faces charges in a deadly shooting last week in Baldwin that took the life of another teen, according to the Allegheny County Police Department. Bryson Koontz, of Clairton, was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming ...

High school quarterback charged in connection with deadly shooting

August 24, 2017 by WTAE Pittsburgh

WTAE PittsburghA 17-year-old boy, who online records show was a quarterback on the Clairton High School football team, is charged with homicide following a deadly shooting in Baldwin Borough. Bryson Koontz is the second suspect charged in connection with the fatal ...

HS football position by position breakdown: Scouting the cornerbacks

August 19, 2017 by Tribune-Review

Western Pennsylvania's high school quarterbacks are throwing for more yards than ever before with single-game, season and career records rewritten in recent seasons. Nowadays, coaches are using three and four receivers at a time as teams shift to the ...

Former Pitt, Clairton star Tyler Boyd announces free youth football camp

June 30, 2017 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAs he prepares for his second season in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals, the leading wide receiver in Pitt history will hold a free football camp July 15 at Clairton High School, his alma mater. The one-day camp is for ages 8 to 15, starting at 10 ...

Clairton, like many Pa. school districts, struggles with charter payments

June 24, 2017 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe Clairton City School District only has to pay a charter school for a student who lives within its borders, but a charter school doesn't have to immediately notify the district if the student moves to another area. It can take months to sort out the ...

William (Bill) Gressen

June 12, 2017 by Timesonline.com

Timesonline.comWilliam is a 1958 graduate of Clairton High School, Clairton, Pa. He was enlisted into the United States Marine Corp May, 1961, completing two tours during the Vietnam era. He is a decorated soldier and dedicated his life for his country for 23 years ...

Which Pa. high schools produce the most Penn State athletes?

June 5, 2017 by PennLive.com

PennLive.comWhen James Franklin was hired as Penn State's football coach in January 2014 he pledged to “dominate the state” in terms of recruiting. Since then, Franklin and his staff have mined some highly touted backyard talent in Saquon Barkley (Whitehall ...

Lamont Wade's 'inspirational' impact at Clairton carrying over to Happy Valley

April 21, 2017 by Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily TimesWelcome to Clairton Middle/High School, where the legend of Lamont Wade was born. Wade, an early enrollee, five-star cornerback eyeing serious minutes in his first season at Penn State, has the game — and confidence — to back up the hype. His high ...

Lamont Wade's lifelong football journey turned him into a 5-star cornerback and a potential Penn State football prodigy

April 21, 2017 by The Daily Collegian Online

The Daily Collegian OnlineLamont, a cornerback who became the star of Penn State's 2017 recruiting class, was no exception, as the craziness of modern college football recruiting was in full swing for the Clairton, Pennsylvania product. Lamont was ... Just days after he and his ...

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