Latest Steel-High News

  • Mid-Penn Conference News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference. Big game for the Rollers Something tells me we are going to learn a lot about this 2021 Steel-High squad this week. It was a pretty smooth and comfortable ride until […]
  • Mid-Penn Conference News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • Photo gallery: Newport vs. Steel-High
    View these scenes from Steel-High’s victory against Newport Saturday.
  • Mid-Penn Conference News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • News and Notes: Capital Division
    Each week during the 2021 season we’ll offer some news, notes, tidbits and opinions from each of the five divisions in the Mid-Penn Conference.
  • 2021 Preview: Steel-High Rollers
    Steel-High will look to run it back after winning the PIAA Class 1A championship in 2020. The men on Cottage Hill return eight of 11 starters on defense — a young unit that should take a step or two forward thanks to the reps gained last season.
  • Preseason HS Football Rankings
    Class 6A — 2020 Record — Previous rank  1. St. Joseph’s Prep (12) — 6-0 — 1                               2. Pittsburgh C.C. (7) — 6-2 — 6                                   3. Archbishop Wood (12) — 3-4 — NR                                     4. Central York (3) — 10-1 — 2                                     5. North Penn (1) — 4-1 — NR                                                  6. Emmaus (11) — 5-1 — NR                             […]
  • Scenes from the 2021 East-West Game
  • 2020 Pa. Football Writers’ Class 1A All-State Team
    CLASS 1A2020 Pa. Football Writers’ Class 1A All-State Team OFFENSE Quarterback Brad Birch, Jeannette — 6-2, 190 freshmanBen Schmidt, Homer-Center — 6-1, 203 seniorBryce Herb, Williams Valley — 5-11, 180 seniorAlex Erby, Steelton-Highspire — 6-2, 185 freshman  Running Back Cole Toy, Reynolds — 6-1, 195 seniorDontae Sanders, Clairton — 6-2, 235 seniorJaedon Zuzak, California — […]
  • Making the Grade: A position-by-position breakdown of Steel-High’s 32-20 victory against Jeannette in the PIAA Class 1A championship
    When Steel-High gets to a PIAA championship game in Hershey, the Rollers have enjoyed recent success with titles in 2007, 2008 and now 2020. This game was in the balance in the fourth quarter and turnovers played a huge role, two pick-sixes covering 151 total yards five minutes apart, but so did running the ball […]
  • The Champs!: Steel-High’s defense shuts down Jeannette to claim the PIAA Class 1A title, 32-20 at Hersheypark Stadium
    By Andy Shay:  An old-school formula of running the ball and defense carried Steel-High to its first PIAA championship since 2008. The Rollers used big plays on defense and a stingy run defense to make WPIAL champion Jeannette one-dimensional Friday at Hersheypark Stadium. A pair of pick-6 touchdowns in the fourth quarter by Rollers defensive […]
  • 4th Down Magazine’s Player of the Week presented by Crown Trophy
    By 4th Down Staff:  Steel-High has not had to call on its kicker much of this season, not with an offense that has the capacity of scoring 75 points in a game. But Bryan Hernandez was needed in Saturday’s PIAA Class 1A semifinal victory, 16-14 over Bishop Guilfoyle, and he delivered.  Hernandez’s 34-yard boot with […]
  • Making the Grade: A breakdown of Steel-High’s 16-14 victory against Bishop Guilfoyle
    By Andy Shay:  Defense dominated the PIAA Class 1A semifinal at Cottage Hill between Steel-High and Bishop Guilfoyle. The Rollers earned their first berth in a state final in a dozen years on the strength of a field goal. Steel-High and field goal to win it. Welcome to COVID-19 football in 2020. You have to […]
  • Late field goal pushes Steel-High past Bishop Guilfoyle, 16-14 to advance to the PIAA Class 1A championship
    By Andy Shay:  They danced and celebrated on Cottage Hill after the final whistle Saturday afternoon because for the first time since 2008, the Steel-High Rollers are going to play for a PIAA Championship. The reason the Rollers are headed to Hershey is senior kicker Bryan Hernandez’s right foot. Yes, a kicker won a PIAA […]
  • 4th Down Magazine’s Game Balls for the Week of November 12-14
    Each week, our crew will dish out ‘Game Balls” to athletes who turned in impressive performances across our coverage area. Here are our selections for Week of November 12-14. Jake Adams’s Game Balls Onasis Neely, RB, Temple: I don’t care about my homerism here, I’m picking the East Pennsboro kid who just scored his first […]