Category: 2014 Season

It was a difficult game to watch on Friday night as the No. 2 seeded Highlanders hosted No. 3 Justin Siena in the North Coast Section semifinal at Witter Field. After scoring no less than 24 points per contest during its 12-0 winning streak, Piedmont’s explosive offense was limited to just a field goal as the Braves upset the home team 14-3.  (more…)

By Jason Eisenberg

You’re going to want to grab a seat for this one — last Friday the No. 2 seeded Piedmont football team hosted No. 7 McKinleyville in an offensive spectacle not seen before during this season. (more…)

After turning everyone’s head in the Bay Area with a 10-0 regular season, Piedmont’s football team began the next chapter of a fantastic 2014 season by hosting Kennedy of Richmond, the No. 15 seed of the North Coast Section playoffs on Friday under the Witter Field lights.  (more…)

One of the best things about a sport – any sport – is witnessing an athlete or team strive for perfection. It boils down to the blood, sweat and tears put into every practice from preseason to postseason. Piedmont’s football team achieved that kind of perfection. (more…)

Junior running back Gabe Watson is establishing himself as one of Piedmont’s all-time great running backs, but don’t let his humble workman-like demeanor fool you. As soon as he touches the ball defenders get a heavy dose of strength, speed and determination from this (more…)

If the Piedmont football team continues it’s winning ways in the regular season finale at Witter Field this Friday night, it will mark the first time in 38 years that a Highlander football team has finished the regular season undefeated. Without a doubt  (more…)

The stage of Homecoming Night was set in a gloomy, crisp October Friday night and the tension was palpable as the Piedmont football team hosted its toughest opponent so far this season, Mt. Eden, and won 42-24.  (more…)

Gabriel Watson

Gabe Watson scored Piedmont’s game-winning touchdown on an 83-yard kickoff return with less than two minutes in the contest at Hayward on Friday.

Joe Cumbelich

Linebacker Joe Cumbelich sacked Hayward’s quarterback twice in the final series to clinch Piedmont’s 24-20 victory over the Farmers Friday.

William Bird

Defensive back William Bird nabbed Piedmont’s only interception and tallied nine tackles at Hayward.

With only 1:35 remaining in the fourth quarter and down by three points, Piedmont’s undefeated football season was on the verge of disappearing at the hands of the Hayward Farmers (more…)

Andrew Meredith

Wide out Andrew Meredith caught three passes for 64 yards and scored on two of them at Richmond High on Friday.

Cole Gruendl

Cole Gruendl was efficient in Piedmont’s 46-0 rout over Richmond on Friday, throwing 5 of 7 for 222 yards and two touchdowns. He had nice blocking all night: pictured is Connor Addiego (57).

Matt Burge

Matt Burge (52) scored Piedmont’s first points of the night with a defensive safety and was a big force on the line in Piedmont’s goal line stands.

While head coach Scott Coats and his team weren’t terribly pleased with the way PHS played, the Highlanders still put up another offensive spectacle on the road Friday, defeating the Richmond Oilers 46-0. (more…)

Hunter Abel

Senior defensive tackle Hunter Abel was at the heart of Piedmont’s run-stop defense, leading the Highlanders in tackles on Friday.

Fiachra Collins

Linebacker Fiachra Collins made an interception and returned it 22 yards for a touchdown in Piedmont’s 59-7 rout over Albany on Friday.

Gabe Watson

Junior running back Gabe Watson ran five times for 154 yards including a PHS record-setting 99-yard touchdown run at Albany Friday night.

Piedmont’s football team traveled to Albany  Friday night, bringing lots of confidence to Cougar Field. They also brought a big-time performance to back it up.
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