Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Matt Morgan, a Plum resident, former Mustang and ex-NFL player will coach the high school football team next season.
A former Plum High School Mustang and NFL player will be heading the high school football team next season. Matt Morgan, a 1999 Plum High School graduate, was hired for the position at last month's voting school board meeting. Morgan, a former football player for the University of Pittsburgh and the NFL's St. Louis Rams and Buffalo Bills, also has served as assistant coach at Gateway High School. He was inducted into the East Boro’s Chapter of the Pennsylvania Hall of Fame in 1999 and into the Plum High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. Morgan is replacing former coach Frank Sacco, who led the team since 2009. The Mustangs won one game during the last two football seasons. They lost every game in the 2012-13 season. On Feb. 27, the …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
In the sixth loss of their season, the Plum Mustangs faced a 42-0 shut out against Peters Township.
Plum’s homecoming festivities were dampened a bit Friday night as the Mustangs tacked another loss onto their no-win record in a 42 – 0 shut out against Peters Township (4-2.) The Mustangs, (0-6, 0-6 WPIAL AAAA Southeastern Conference) allowed nearly 400 offensive yards compared to the 66 total yards that they struggled to put up. The Indians hit the ground running early in the opening drive with a first possession score at 7:27 by senior running back, Mike Minjock, who would continue to dominate the Mustang defense for the games entirety. Peters Township capitalized on 20 yards of penalties during the first drive: 15 yards for a personal foul and three plays later 5 yards for off sides. There was momentum to be had at the beginning of the…
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Here's a look at this week's matchups.
The Riverview Raiders football team won its first game of the season on Saturday—Plum has yet to win a game. The Raiders beat the Wilkinsburg Tigers 15-12 at Wilkinsburg. Here's a look at some stats. Meanwhile, the Plum Mustangs lost to the Canon-McMillan Big Macs Friday night 16-13. Both teams were looking for their first wins of the season during Canon Mac's homecoming game. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Mustangs shutout 35-0, remain winless.
Woodland Hills scored less than two minutes into the contest, and never looked back, as the Wolverines dominated the Mustangs en route to a 35-0 victory Friday night at Plum. The Mustangs (0-4, 0-4 WPIAL AAAA Southeastern Conference) turned the ball over on the second play from scrimmage, as Plum senior quarterback Corey DeLoach had his pass intercepted by Khalil Harper, who returned it to the Mustangs’ 8-yard-line. Two plays later, Dequan White found the end zone to put the Wolverines ahead, a lead they would never relinquish. Plum Head Coach Frank Sacco emphasized the significance of the poor start. “We shoot ourselves in the foot on the first drive,” Sacco said. “You can’t do that against a football team like Woodland Hills. They are …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The Plum Mustang and Riverview Raider football teams got off to a rough start this season.
Both the Plum Mustang and Riverview Raider football teams lost their first games of the season Friday night. The Mustangs lost to the Bethel Park Black Hawks 55-14, and the Raiders lost to the Northgate Flames 25-0. For coverage of the Plum game, click here. To read about Riverview's game, click here. Did you go to the football games? Take photos? Share them with us by clicking the 'Upload Photos and Videos' button! ______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The fall football season begins this week! See who is on the roster, and when games will take place.
The Plum High School and Riverview High School football seasons officially begin on Friday, Aug. 31. Both teams will open the season with home games. The cost for homes games are $5 for adults and $3 for students at Plum, and $4 for adults and $2 for students at Riverview. To see the roster for the Plum Mustangs, click here. The Riverview Raiders' roster can be found here. Are you interested in keeping us up to date on all high school sports news? Want to blog about the teams for the Plum-Oakmont Patch? Contact Heidi Dezayas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck, Mustangs and Raiders! Plum Mustangs Schedule Riverview Raiders Schedule _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for …
Monday, April 9, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers Footballers bsaketball team visited Plum last week.
Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers faced off against Plum Borough School District coaches, staff and athletes in a basketball game on Wednesday, April 4. The game betwwen the Mustangs and the Footballers was held at the Plum High School gym. The Steelers won 67-64. Members of the Steelers team included Antonio Brown, Ryan Mundy, Louis Lipps, Wes Lyons, Corey Ivy, John Clay and Ramon Foster. Steelers players took advantage of hafltime and signed autographs for fans. ________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Members of the Steelers will play basketball against Plum School District teachers this week.
Monday, April 2, 2012
The black and yellow will take on the Plum Mustangs this week. Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers will face off against Plum Borough School District coaches and staff in a basketball game on Wednesday, April 4. The game will be held at the Plum High School gym at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $7 each, and advance tickets can be purchased at all district schools during school hours. For more information, see www.pbsd.k12.pa.us. Who will you be rooting for? Tell us in the comments! ________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
One lucky Plum High School senior will be crowned the homecoming queen at Friday night's home football game.
Homecoming in Plum kicks off on Friday night with the Mustangs' home football game against Central Catholic. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. The homecoming precession and crowing of the homecoming queen will occur during halftime. Next Saturday, Oct. 15, students will enjoy the homecoming dance.
Friday, September 16, 2011
The Mustangs lost Friday's home game.
The Plum Mustangs lost their third football game of the season on Friday night with a 45-6 score. The Wolverines were coming to Mustang Stadium with a 2-0 record and the Plum team knew they would have their work cut out for them, as they tried to better their 1-1 record. “They are a good team every year,” said Plum Head Coach Frank Sacco. “We have to play fundamental and smart football." The game started with a bang when Plum went three and out and elected to punt the ball. Wolverines return man sophomore Ronald Ford returned the punt for a touchdown, but was called back on a holding penalty. Plum got the ball back and senior quarterback Chris Zdinak threw an interception, only to have the call overturned because of a penalty on the …