The Pitt Panthers are off this week and the Steelers are playing the Patriots, and we all know how that’s come out the past few seasons. But there are plenty of sports on deck. Here’s our lineup card for Oct. 20-26.
It’s the final week of City League football and the game of the week is clearly Brashear (3-1 in the conference; 3-4 overall) taking on University Prep (3-1; 3-4) at 7 p.m. at UPrep. The two teams are tied with Westinghouse in the league and their matchup will kick off this week’s slate of high school football games on Thu., Oct. 20. Westinghouse (3-1; 4-3) plays Carrick (0-4; 0-7) at 3:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 21, at Cupples Stadium.
WPIAL football enters its penultimate week on Oct. 21 with a slew of games (all games at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted). Here are three you might not want to miss. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, undefeated West Allegheny (6-0; 7-0) travels to Woodland Hills (6-0; 7-1) in a powerhouse conference matchup of two teams heading to the postseason. Gateway (5-1; 6-2) travels to McKeesport (5-1; 6-1) and Aliquippa (3-1; 6-2) goes to Monaca to take on Central Valley (4-1; 6-2).
The University of Pittsburgh volleyball team has spent the season amassing a pretty good record and is now in the thick of its Atlantic Coast Conference schedule. Coming off a loss Sunday to Florida State (7-1; 14-3), Pitt (5-3; 14-6) will take on heavy hitter Notre Dame (7-1; 16-4) on Fri., Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Fitzgerald Field House. Then on Sun.. Oct. 23, Pitt hosts Louisville at 3 p.m.