Baseball: Montour taking charge on the field

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles the Montour baseball team. "If the WPIAL is the amusement park, then the Montour baseball team is the main attraction roller coaster. Well ... that is the view through Glenn Vietmeier's ...

Baseball: Penn Hills staying tough

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles the Penn Hills baseball team. (Photo: Penn Hills' Zac Crosmun tags out Shaler's Andrew Mueller between first and second bases during a rundown play in a game earlier this ...

Baseball: West Mifflin has inside track to a section title

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles the West Mifflin baseball team. (Photo: Belle Vernon's Cody Menges slides safely into second under the glove of West Mifflin's Todd Sekowski during Titans' 2-1 victory last week ...

Baseball: After tough start, Serra finds groove

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles the Serra Catholic baseball team. "Longtime Serra Catholic baseball coach Brian Dzurenda wasn't too sure what he was going to have to work with before this season. After graduating ...

Baseball: Butler is enjoying a turnaround year

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles the Butler baseball team. "So much has changed for the Butler Area High School baseball team from last year to this, yet a lot has remained the same. The Golden Tornadowas only ...

Baseball: Carlynton grad gives Point Park a lift

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Rick Davis profiles Carlynton graduate Shane Conley. "Shane Conley's college baseball career may have gotten off to a slow start, but it's definitely in the fast lane now. A graduate of Carlynton High ...

Baseball: Woodland Hills grad gives La Roche a boost

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Jimmy Dunn profiles Woodland Hills graduate Brian Tougher. "A baseball career that showed much promise at Woodland Hills High School has blossomed into the real deal for Brian Tougher at La Roche College. ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 24, 2014)

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 5:00 am

Scoreless streak reaches 51 for Blackhawk's McKay Another game, another shutout for Brendan McKay. McKay, a senior pitcher at Blackhawk, stretched his scoreless streak to 51 innings Wednesday when Blackhawk ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 24, 2014)

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 5:00 am

Mike White has today's edition of High School Notebook. "The PIAA is taking steps that would pretty much stop boys from playing on girls sports teams. PIAA executive director Bob Lombardi was in Pittsburgh ...

Alumni Update: Josh Staniscia (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

Josh Staniscia led the way in W&J’s weekend three-game sweep of Thomas More, finishing with at least three hits in each of the Presidents’ wins. Staniscia, a Franklin Regional graduate, became ...

Alumni Update - Tyler Falk (Clarion)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

WASHINGTON, Pa. – Tyler Falk, a Riverside graduate, continued his hot hitting going 3-for-6 with four RBIs and a run scored to help Clarion split a PSAC West doubleheader at California (Pa.) Saturday ...

Alumni Update - Derrick Zavatsky (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

... baseball over the two appearances. The sophomore from Latrobe High School, in his first year as a pitcher, has a 0.00 earned run average in seven total appearances this season and is four-for-four in save ...

Alumni Update - Mark DeVita (Gannon)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

ERIE, Pa. - Mark DeVita, a North Hills graduate went 4-for-4 with four RBIs as the Gannon baseball team held off a furious Indiana (Pa.) rally during a 12-9 victory Saturday afternoon. The nightcap ...

Alumni Update - Matt Sabatini (La Roche)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche Baseball (21-11) extended their win-streak to double digits and with the 21-4 victory over Waynesburg (13-18) ran their 15+ run streak to a school record ten consecutive games. ...

Alumni Update - Chad Jacob (Pitt-Greensburg)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

WEST SENECA, N.Y. -  The Pitt-Greensburg baseball team put up some mammoth offensive numbers on their way to a sweep of the D'Youville Spartans, winning on Saturday by scores of 20-5 and 22-10. ...

Alumni Update - Tom Birko (Point Park)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

BEREA, Ky. -- No. 22 Point Park University beat Berea (Ky.) College in both ends of a baseball doubleheader on Friday, 7-0 and 13-6, to win the KIAC regular season title for the second year in a row. ...

Alumni Update - Matt Loftis (Saint Vincent)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

Matt Loftis hit his first career home run, and Saint Vincent took advantage of five errors, nine walks and five hit batsmen en route to a 13-3 victory over Westminster College at Bearcat Ballfield. ...

Alumni Update - Brendan Costantino (Seton Hill)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

The Griffins took a break from PSAC action on Monday afternoon when they make the trip to Philippi, WV to batlle former WVIAC foe Alderson Broaddus in a single nine inning contest. The Griffin offense ...

Alumni Update - Parker Meyers (Thiel)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - A two-out walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning by Westminster College's (8-15, 5-6 PAC) Duncan Watt dropped the Thiel College baseball team (11-17, 5-11 PAC) by a ...