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Once A Tiger

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<quoted text> coach Ward was handed the keys to a Cadillac and is returning a hugo back to COACH Smith. Wards first year should have been one competing for a WPIAL and possibly a State Championship, instead he losses a first round playoff game to an inferior team. 2nd year can't even get a home playoff game in the weakest conference in quad a and travels to Erie and gets mercy ruled by McDowell. This final season after a great 5-4 season, which included a ref getting sent to a hospital, a loss to Hempfield, possible rape at a team party, the cancellation of a few JV games due to lack of participation he is handed a gift home playoff game against Bethel Park to a standing room only crowd of about 300 people, 200 of which came from Bethel Park, and before he even realizes it he is losing 28-0 at the end of the first half. Yeah he has the program heading in the right direction. Good Luck COACH Smith and welcome back.
Coach Smith has his hands full trying to turn this mess created by the last guy around, but if anyone would be able to do it Coach Smith would be my choice! GO TIGERS!
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Ward did not fail. HE had 3 WINNING seasons and made the playoffs all 3 times. Could not have asked for more from the talent depraved cess pool. They are not good athletes and even worse people. Their PArents are raising druggues and gangsta's and that is all you get from the Port. They need to segment off Haler Heights and put them into White Oak and re form White Oak School District. The security guard at WO Elementary even thought he worked for White Oak SD. When there was a 2 hour delay, he showed up on time... telling all of us he did not hear a delay for White Oak School District. Keep the criminals in the Port!!!!
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3 winning seasons with Smiths leftovers, if you listen to John Q. Making the playoffs as a 3rd or 4th place team in a super weak conference is no feat. Not finishing 1rst and winning a playoff game or two was a disgrace. The guy was a joke from day 1. He's a wannabe coach who's nothing but a loser and a program wrecker.
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3 winning seasons with Smiths leftovers, if you listen to John Q. Making the playoffs as a 3rd or 4th place team in a super weak conference is no feat. Not finishing 1rst and winning a playoff game or two was a disgrace. The guy was a joke from day 1. He's a wannabe coach who's nothing but a loser and a program wrecker.
You are exactly right. 3 playoffs in a row for this bunch of ingrates should get him a lifetime contract! Ward did something Smith will Destroy before the year is out... he raised the team GPA exponentially by forcing them to do their work, and getting rid of the Thugs as fast as he could. Unfortunately there was a process and he could not just cut all of the kids he wanted to. Instead, you get Smith coming in and berating Ward and his staff to the kids. He is actively seeking out the druggies and gangsta's that We wanted off this team. Look at the job Ward's staff did at the middle school level. Moninger did a great job under Wards tuteledge. Those kids were going to school... then playing sports... not the other way around. Now.. it is all over. Smith is putting his former thugs in charge of the baby teams and his HS staff is depraved and knows little about coaching kids. He will return the gangsta life to this school. There is a battle coming between him and the Principal and Dean of Discipline. Best thing they can do is hold Smithy Boy to the academic standards that are in place. Cut the kids who can't make the grade... Smith would not be able to field a team. His type of player is too stupid to read a complicated playbook, but their ability to just Run is bread into them, Only usually they are running from a crime scene or a guy shooting back at them. You people get exactly what you deserve... PittBulls Live!!!!
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You are exactly right. 3 playoffs in a row for this bunch of ingrates should get him a lifetime contract! Ward did something Smith will Destroy before the year is out... he raised the team GPA exponentially by forcing them to do their work, and getting rid of the Thugs as fast as he could. Unfortunately there was a process and he could not just cut all of the kids he wanted to. Instead, you get Smith coming in and berating Ward and his staff to the kids. He is actively seeking out the druggies and gangsta's that We wanted off this team. Look at the job Ward's staff did at the middle school level. Moninger did a great job under Wards tuteledge. Those kids were going to school... then playing sports... not the other way around. Now.. it is all over. Smith is putting his former thugs in charge of the baby teams and his HS staff is depraved and knows little about coaching kids. He will return the gangsta life to this school. There is a battle coming between him and the Principal and Dean of Discipline. Best thing they can do is hold Smithy Boy to the academic standards that are in place. Cut the kids who can't make the grade... Smith would not be able to field a team. His type of player is too stupid to read a complicated playbook, but their ability to just Run is bread into them, Only usually they are running from a crime scene or a guy shooting back at them. You people get exactly what you deserve... PittBulls Live!!!!
You mean the dean of no discipline, ward, don't you? after all, this was the most undisciplined team that constantly made the newspaper on a regular basis. all coached by the dean of no-discipline himself. whatever happened to his wife? marriage still going strong? right!!
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so wrong wrote:
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Ward did something Smith will Destroy before the year is out... he raised the team GPA exponentially by forcing them to do their work.... There is a battle coming between him and the Principal and Dean of Discipline
Ha! Ward/Holtzmen and accountability? Yeah right! There were plenty of athletes that were academically ineligible playing under Holtzmen's puppet Ward. More than a few report cards could prove Ward was not playing by the rules....Go check your facts and get back to me....But you already know the facts. Don't you? Stop spreading lies!
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They were ruled academically inelligible BY WARD!! these were the Smith Thug wannabees hat Ward was weeding out. The GPA went up... the success on the field was way more than any of us thought he could reach with kids from the Port. This is NOT a football factory like Woodland Hills... it is a depraved society pumping drugs and runners into the crime scene of the port and the entire society. Keep the academic standards. Ward disciplined these kids... just look at how many he kicked off the team. Smith and his thug gangsta mentality were undermining this team at every turn. The more Ward and Coach Mark got them out... the more a few certain peeps cried louder. The port has him back now.. and they will get exactly what they deserve... but when the school is shut down for lack of progress... and that is coming.... East Allegheny and West Mifflin will not take them.. and EF has already told the port and clairton no to mergers. Your scum bags will get their street education.. but then again, that is all they need or deserve.
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so wrong wrote:
They were ruled academically inelligible BY WARD!! these were the Smith Thug wannabees hat Ward was weeding out. The GPA went up... the success on the field was way more than any of us thought he could reach with kids from the Port. This is NOT a football factory like Woodland Hills... it is a depraved society pumping drugs and runners into the crime scene of the port and the entire society. Keep the academic standards. Ward disciplined these kids... just look at how many he kicked off the team. Smith and his thug gangsta mentality were undermining this team at every turn. The more Ward and Coach Mark got them out... the more a few certain peeps cried louder. The port has him back now.. and they will get exactly what they deserve... but when the school is shut down for lack of progress... and that is coming.... East Allegheny and West Mifflin will not take them.. and EF has already told the port and clairton no to mergers. Your scum bags will get their street education.. but then again, that is all they need or deserve.
So wrong, John Q,whatever you are calling yourself these days, get over it your boy is out as coach and Smith is back.
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That was an amazing summation of the situation. Once the good kids are all gone.. this cess pool of a district will implode upon itself. Test scores will plummett and once the criminal element is out of White Oak and McClure.. those will be the only 2 buildings succeeding, then White Oak School Disrict will rise from the ashes like the Phoenix! Your PittBulls will die and the White Oak Phoenix will rule the air!!!
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Voice of the Voiceless wrote:
That was an amazing summation of the situation. Once the good kids are all gone.. this cess pool of a district will implode upon itself. Test scores will plummett and once the criminal element is out of White Oak and McClure.. those will be the only 2 buildings succeeding, then White Oak School Disrict will rise from the ashes like the Phoenix! Your PittBulls will die and the White Oak Phoenix will rule the air!!!
Ok John Q, or should I say John clueless, another name change on your part does not change the fact that your boy is out and the Tigers have a real Coach. If Smith is such a bad choice then why did he get voted in as new coach unanimously?
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Because we decided these kids deserve a scum bag like Smith. They are all useless to us and we want them all out of our district. It is the only long term solution. Once the grades drop again, we can kick them out of school when they fail to graduate, and in a few years we will hit bottom then climb to respectability as a system, not a football team. We need to compete in the world of Academia, not the Quad East.
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MASD wrote:
Because we decided these kids deserve a scum bag like Smith. They are all useless to us and we want them all out of our district. It is the only long term solution. Once the grades drop again, we can kick them out of school when they fail to graduate, and in a few years we will hit bottom then climb to respectability as a system, not a football team. We need to compete in the world of Academia, not the Quad East.
For once, I can agree with you! These kids do deserve Coach Smith, not some bum who can't even show up to a banquet.
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Voice from the crowd wrote:
<quoted text> For once, I can agree with you! These kids do deserve Coach Smith, not some bum who can't even show up to a banquet.
Some coach he was. It was never about the kids with Ward. So glad he is gone!
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Voice of the Voiceless wrote:
That was an amazing summation of the situation. Once the good kids are all gone.. this cess pool of a district will implode upon itself. Test scores will plummett and once the criminal element is out of White Oak and McClure.. those will be the only 2 buildings succeeding, then White Oak School Disrict will rise from the ashes like the Phoenix! Your PittBulls will die and the White Oak Phoenix will rule the air!!!
looks like the test scores fell before smith even came back. so much for turning the school district around these last 3 years with people like ward and holtzman. the last 3 years have proven to be total failure. what do you expect when failures have been running the show.

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Feb 2, 2013
 
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They were ruled academically inelligible BY WARD!! these were the Smith Thug wannabees hat Ward was weeding out. The GPA went up... the success on the field was way more than any of us thought he could reach with kids from the Port. This is NOT a football factory like Woodland Hills... it is a depraved society pumping drugs and runners into the crime scene of the port and the entire society. Keep the academic standards. Ward disciplined these kids... just look at how many he kicked off the team. Smith and his thug gangsta mentality were undermining this team at every turn. The more Ward and Coach Mark got them out... the more a few certain peeps cried louder. The port has him back now.. and they will get exactly what they deserve... but when the school is shut down for lack of progress... and that is coming.... East Allegheny and West Mifflin will not take them.. and EF has already told the port and clairton no to mergers. Your scum bags will get their street education.. but then again, that is all they need or deserve.
First off all u have the right name SO WRONG! You need to grow up these are kids your talkin about some kids are bad some are good its like that in every school district now days.U really think EF or West Millin doesnt have there share of problems?They are all kids that need guidence not to read the ignorant thing ur saying. You cant make a differnce but can run negative things real cool.This team that Smith is getting is truly a championship team if guided the right way which i think they will be. My son is on that team and he likes coach Smith nothing bad to say about Ward but its more organized. One prob that i had with Ward was he didnt like to practice in the rain. Its FOOTBALL come on now. Before the Bethel Park game they practiced inside that whole week and it showed.I personally know the majority of these kids and there great kids.There coachable and respectful they will act like knuckle heads sometime but there teenagers what do u expect?As far as the grade situation with Ward i really cant comment on how he was with grades but he seemed on top of that but mine was handled at home i didnt need him to do that as i feel all parents should think. No matter the sitiuation of whos coaching them remember its all about the kids no matter the race. Mckeesport sent alot of kids off to college and most were productive.So my last comment is support these kids no matter what sometimes it takes more then the coach it takes a community and keeping GOD first.If those kids look up and see those stands filled with supporters u will get there best. Just imagine looking up in the stands in a playoff game and looking in the stands and see a little crowd? Would u wanna play ur heart for a city that thinks nagative about u because of there coach? Not there fault so support them this season and u will see the result there coach can only do so much the community backing means alot to these kids. Reading negative things and hearing negative all the time would drain anybody.Support the Mckeesport kids no matter the race in all sports not just football.Fairweather fans are the worst. You wouldnt do that to the Steelers! LOGIC.
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Feb 3, 2013
 
Both coaches have their supporters and distracters.

Both want to win and so do our student players.

Our coaches and students need our support and attendance at the games not criticism.

We wish both coaches well in their new challenges and endeavors.

Go Tigers from a former Tiger.
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how can you wish a lifes failure well when you know he is gonna fail again?
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John Q or Jim Ward or Ward's family member: Please stop making it like Jim was a good guy. Anyone could put on a facade and be nice in public. He was a drunk. He cheated on his wife. He was never a good coach. He drank on the bus. He would sit at bars after losses instead of focusing on the next game. He was a LOSER!

Academics were never a question when we played for Smith because in McKeesport, no one cared. Football over academics. The thing was we wanted to make good grades so we can play for championship caliber teams in front of a sold out stadium with fans cheering us on because we wanted to play.

Look at the Eagles this year. Those players make millions of dollars but if your hearts not into it and neither is the coaches then the team will suffer.

Where is your head stuck John Q? Do we have to call the jaws of life so we can get your lips off of Ward's penis?
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Django Unchanged wrote:
John Q or Jim Ward or Ward's family member: Please stop making it like Jim was a good guy. Anyone could put on a facade and be nice in public. He was a drunk. He cheated on his wife. He was never a good coach. He drank on the bus. He would sit at bars after losses instead of focusing on the next game. He was a LOSER!
Academics were never a question when we played for Smith because in McKeesport, no one cared. Football over academics. The thing was we wanted to make good grades so we can play for championship caliber teams in front of a sold out stadium with fans cheering us on because we wanted to play.
Look at the Eagles this year. Those players make millions of dollars but if your hearts not into it and neither is the coaches then the team will suffer.
Where is your head stuck John Q? Do we have to call the jaws of life so we can get your lips off of Ward's penis?
You nailed it perfectly. The truth.
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No, you are wrong... Mostly.. You are right in comparing this bunch of ingrates from this sr class to the Eagles... Star QB.. No Heart!! Devoid of talent... not good men ... criminal element running rampant, Drugs.. Animal Abuse..etc. Sounds like the Port to me! These delinquents and social deviants are getting just what all of you fools ask for... Football first..screw the grades and personal conduct.
Ward's kids were ALL well trained in the arts of being productive members of the HUMAN Race. The animals that Smith creates are hardly that. Now, as long as Holtzman does not follow his father to EF...he is the last hope of maintaining order at the MAHS. He will need to publically put Smith in his place the first chance he gets to set the tone of who is in charge. If he doesn't, I would suggest following the recommendation of one of our esteemed Board Members.

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