The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Former Houston Texans quarterback Matt Leinart (11) hands the ball to tight end Dorin Dickerson (19) in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Sept. 1, 2011.

Hometown Heroes wanted: Pitt coming up short with local recruits

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer May 21, 2019
Many of Pitt’s great players have come through the WPIAL pipeline. Now, is Pitt struggling to win local stars to its football and basketball teams?
The 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Pitt to host 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor April 18, 2017

For the first time in more than 60 years, the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming back to Pittsburgh. The NCAA awarded the city of Pittsburgh with the 2019 NCAA Championships on Tuesday...

For the Pitt Panthers to join the ranks of college footballs best, the team must recruit more effectively in Western Pennsylvania. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

COLUMN: Pitt must attract local talent to excel

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer January 31, 2017

From 2011 to 2014, Pitt football muddled its way to four straight 6-6 regular seasons. In head coach Pat Narduzzi’s first two seasons, the Panthers have drastically improved and enjoyed back-to-back...

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