Baseball: Plum grad earns big honor

Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016 3:00 pm

Lofty expectations accompany a player drafted in the first round of the MLB draft. Alex Kirilloff has lived up to all of them early in his professional career. Kirilloff, who graduated from Plum High ...

High School Notebook (Aug. 18, 2016)

Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Jim Jaskowski coached Chartiers Valley to its first WPIAL baseball championship last season. Wednesday, he was informed his position will be opened. "It's ...

High School Notebook (July 28)

Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 6:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Alex Kirilloff says the toughest adjustment to professional baseball has been mental. Kirilloff has made the physical part look easy. Kirilloff, who ...

Baseball: 2016 Honor Roll

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 7:00 am

... 2 All-Star Teams Baseball: 2016 PG's All-Area Team Baseball: 2016 All-Section Teams  ...

Index: 2016 Baseball Review

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2015-16 school year during July. Today we will review the baseball season. WPIAL Champs - Norwin (AAAA), Chartiers Valley (AAA), Riverside (AA), Serra Catholic (A). PIAA Champs ...

Baseball: 2016 North Season Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

There might have been other teams out there with a better pedigree than Vincentian this season. Not only did the Royals finish in a tie with Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic for the Section 4 title, they ...

Baseball: 2016 South Season Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

One was considered a favorite to play for a WPIAL championship. The other a longshot. Both not only made it to the finals. Both won it all. Serra Catholic and Seton-LaSalle represented the South area ...

Baseball: 2016 East Season Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

... of Western Pennsylvania. When it came to WPIAL baseball during the 2016 season, the talk of the town was Plum slugger Alex Kirilloff, who in June became only the fifth player from the WPIAL to be an MLB ...

Baseball: 2016 West Season Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

Having an outstanding pitcher on a staff is a relatively common occurrence around here – the domination of Blackhawk's Brendan McKay at the college level at Louisville is proof of that. However, it may ...

Baseball: 2016 North Photo Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Pine-Richland's Chris Grguras is congratulated by Josh Johnson after ...

Baseball: 2016 South Photo Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Chartiers Valley's Cole Horew celebrates his team's victory ...

Baseball: 2016 East Photo Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Plum's Alex Kirilloff prepares to swing during Thursday's Class ...

Baseball: 2016 West Photo Recap

Published on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Riverside's Kolby Wolf slides safely into home plate as he scores ...

Baseball: Blackhawk grad one of MLB's top relievers

Published on Monday, 18 July 2016 5:00 pm

... success is coming in the major leagues. Adam Liberatore has developed into one of the top relievers in baseball this season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. While Libertore is no Clayton Kershaw, his ERA ...

Baseball: 2016 Minor League Update - Mick Fennell (Butler)

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 3:00 pm

Mick Fennell was selected in the 22nd round of this year's amateur draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. That was quite fitting because the Butler High School graduate became a YouTube sensation over clips ...

Index to 2016 Major & Minor League Updates

Published on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 3:00 pm

(Over the next two weeks, Sports Town will feature updates on WPIAL baseball players who are currently playing in the major or minor leagues. The posts were compiled by veteran baseball writer John Perrotto. ...