Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Upper St. Clair native is currently the offensive coordinator with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
NFL.com is reporting that the Arizona Cardinals have requested permission to interview Todd Haley for the vacant head coaching position. Haley is currently the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers and is an Upper St. Clair native. "They wouldn't set up this interview unless he was a serious candidate," according to the report. Haley worked for the Cardinals when they were beat by the Steelers in the 2009 Super Bowl. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger recently apologized to Haley for publicly expressing his disappointment in Haley's play calling during the Dallas Cowboys game. Do you think Haley will leave the Steelers organization? Why or why not? Tell us in the comments. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Saturday, June 23, 2012
A Peters Township teen broke a national ProCamps speed record Tuesday.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is no stranger to leading his teammates on the football field. Tuesday was no different, except the offense and defensive linemen swarming him were, well, a bit less physically imposing. For the second day in a row, Roethlisberger tossed footballs, offered advice and conducted drills for about 500 youths from around the region as part of his annual football camp. Organized by Football ProCamps, the two-day training session for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 was held Monday and Tuesday at Seneca Valley's NexTier Stadium. Monday’s special guest was Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel, who tossed footballs and coached mini-games for campers. On Tuesday, it was backup quarterback Charlie Batch…
Sunday, June 10, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback says he and his wife are expecting.
A big announcement for Big Ben. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback wrote online that his wife, Ashley, is pregnant. "Ashley and I are proud to let you all know that we are expecting a baby boy later this year! It is truly a blessing and we are so excited!" Ben Roethlisberger posted Saturday on his official website. The Roethlisbergers received more than 2,000 messages from fans since posting the announcement on his website. The couple married in July 2011. Ben finished his degree and graduated from Miami University (OH) in May—nine years after leaving for the NFL. Share your thoughts in the comments below. Stay in the loop and get all the Upper St. Clair headlines delivered to your email inbox. Click here to sign up for the Patch …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
This year's event will take place June 18-19.
Once just wasn’t enough for Ben Roethlisberger. For the second year in a row, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will head to Seneca Valley to host a youth football training camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 at the district's NexTier Stadium. This year’s camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 18-19. The cost is $199 per kid. Besides getting instruction and footballs tossed to them from a Super Bowl champion, campers will participate in daily games, stations and skills contests. Campers also will receive a T-shirt, an autographed team photo with Roethlisberger and the opportunity to enter in contests and win prizes. Plus, you never know who may show up. Last year, the Steelers' Brett Keisel joined Roethlisberger at camp. …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steeler recently completed his senior capstone and walked at Sunday's commencement ceremony in Oxford, OH.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger graduated from Miami University (OH) on Sunday—nine years after leaving for the NFL. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in education during a commencement ceremony at Miami's Millett Hall—the university's basketball arena close to Yager Stadium, where he set records he still holds today. The 30-year-old joined nearly 600 students in receiving their diplomas on campus from The School of Education, Health & Society—a ceremony officiated by Dean Carine Feyten. His wife, Ashley; his father and stepmother, Ken and Brenda; and his grandmother, Audrey, were in attendance. He told the university he's very proud of the school, the red "M," and the education he has received. Before leading…
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Polamalu, Pouncey, Wallace, Roethlisberger and Brown have been selected to the 2012 AFC Pro Bowl team—announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, center Maurkice Pouncey, wide receiver Mike Wallace, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and kick returner Antonio Brown have been selected to the 2012 AFC Pro Bowl team announced Tuesday by the NFL, according to a release. Polamalu, Pouncey and Wallace were named starters in the NFL's annual all-star game. The Pro Bowl will be played Sunday, Jan. 29 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii and televised by NBC at 7 p.m. Eastern. The Pro Bowl squads were selected by a combined voting of fans, players and coaches. The Steelers are sending multiple players to the Pro Bowl for the 11th straight season and the 20th time in the last 23 seasons. At least three Steelers have made the Pro Bowl every season dating back to …
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger married Ashley Harlan on Saturday in Ohio Township.
Larissa Holley didn’t exactly choke on her ice-cold Starbucks drink, but she was surprised to learn that one of Pittsburgh’s most eligible bachelors tied the knot Saturday right up the road from her house. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, 29, walked down the aisle and married his 26-year-old sweetheart, Ashley Harlan, at Christ Church at Grove Farm in nearby Ohio Township, a rural community off Interstate 79 that borders Sewickley Hills. The spacious, nondenominational church on Duff Road is minutes away from Sewickley Valley communities, and many Valley residents attend its formal and casual services and events. The nuptials drew plenty of attention and speculation about details throughout the vast Steelers Nation, but …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Peters Township resident a part of a special fraternity of Steelers alumni.
Rich Erenberg will be in Dallas to see the Steelers play the Packers in Super Bowl XLV. The former Steelers running back is taking his eldest son, Andrew, a football player at Peters Township High School, to the game, and will be pulling for the black and gold to pick up the franchise’s seventh championship. It will mark the second time Erenberg will watch the Steelers compete for the Lombardi Trophy. “I think that when you’re in that fraternity of being a Pittsburgh Steeler, you are very proud of the fact that the team is going back to the Super Bowl," he said. “You just marvel in the success of the organization and how it is run, and how they’ve put together a string of playoff contender teams. You just feel very proud to be part of that…