Baseball: Quigley pair was a big hit

Published on Friday, 22 May 2015 5:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles Quigley baseball players Matt Evans and Jake Schwab. "Despite failing to qualify for the WPIAL playoffs, this spring wasn't a total bust for the Quigley Catholic High School baseball ...

Baseball: 2015 WPIAL Playoffs at a Glance

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 10:15 pm

WPIAL Class AAAA Championship (May 27) Norwin (15-4) vs. Central Catholic (11-7) at Consol Energy Field, 5 p.m. Third-place consolation (May 27) Bethel Park (13-8) vs. Shaler (17-5) at Washington & ...

Baseball: Central Catholic fights back to beat Shaler

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 5:00 am

Mike White covered Wednesday's WPIAL Class AAAA baseball semifinals. (Photo: Central Catholic first baseman Pat Ferguson, left, doesn't get the call as he tags Shaler's David Pietropaolo, right, ...

Baseball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 21, 2015)

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 5:00 am

Greensburg C.C. edges Bishop Canevin (Photo: Keystone Oaks' Devin Rossato scores the tying run against Quaker Valley Wednesday while Quakers catcher Peyton Russeniello looks on in the WPIAL Class ...

Alumni Update - Nick Sell (Seton Hill)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

The awards continue to roll in for Griffin third baseman Nick Sell. He swept the regional Player of the Year Awards as he was named the ABCA/Rawlings Atlantic Region Player of the Year this past weekend. ...

Alumni Update - Brian Resnik (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

... Resnik was honored as a second-team member of D3Baseball.com's All-Mideast Region team.   The third-year standout from Burgettstown High School put together a 9-3 overall record and an earned ...

Alumni Update - Zach Gray (Allegheny)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Seven members of the Gator baseball squad were named to the year-closing All-North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Baseball squad, announced by the conference office on Tuesday.   ...

Alumni Update - Greg Schneider (Frostburg State)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

FROSTBURG, Md. – Freshman Greg Schneider and head coach Guy Robertson earned their second Rookie and Coach of the Year honors as the pair highlights eight d3baseball.com All-South Region nods for the ...

Alumni Update - Brendan McKay (Louisville)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Louisville baseball team received a pair of major conference awards on Monday as two-way standout Brendan McKay was chosen as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman of the ...

Alumni Update - Collin McKee (Mercyhurst)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:00 pm

ERIE, Pa. - "Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina" - in late May. Cary, North Carolina, that is. For the first time in program history, the Mercyhurst University baseball team is heading to ...

Baseball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 20, 2015)

Published on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 5:00 am

Norwin ace shuts out Mt. Lebanon Norwin's John Driggers went into Tuesday's game against No. 1 Mt. Lebanon less heralded than his mound opponent, but that didn't stop Driggers from stealing the show. Driggers ...

Baseball: 2015 WBCA Awards announced

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 11:00 am

The WPIAL Baseball Coaches Association announced the winners of its Player, Pitcher and Coach of the Year Awards on Monday. The honorees were picked by a vote of head coaches. The winners will be honored ...

Baseball: Quaker Valley rolls into semifinals

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:45 am

For the third consecutive season, Quaker Valley's baseball team reached the WPIAL's semifinals. The Quakers, which earned the No. 5 seed in the Class AA bracket, cruised past perennial-power Riverside, ...

Baseball: Central Catholic to face defending WPIAL champion

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:15 am

Central Catholic ended the regular season with a loss to Seneca Valley. The Vikings hope the Raiders don't end their postseason, too. A spot in the WPIAL Class AAAA semifinals will be on the line today ...

Baseball: New Brighton poised for run

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10:00 am

This afternoon, No. 8-seeded New Brighton will play top-seeded Keystone Oaks at North Allegheny at 6:30 p.m. Though at opposite ends of the seeding chart, the teams enter the playoffs with identical ...

Baseball: North Feature Athlete - Shaler's Jake Potock

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 9:45 am

Name: Jake Potock High School: Shaler Grade: 12 Sport: Baseball Position: Pitcher/First baseman Background: A 6-foot-5, 240-pound right-handed pitcher, Jake Potock has been Shaler's ace the past three ...

Baseball: Bishop Canevin continues to surprise

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 9:30 am

It might not be fair to consider Bishop Canevin a sleeper anymore. The Crusaders showed again Monday that they are for real and a legitimate contender to win the WPIAL Class A title. Less than a week ...

Baseball: Four years later, Norwin hopes for role reversal

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 9:15 am

When the Norwin seniors were freshmen, they played on a team that was seeded No. 1 in the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs but was eliminated by Mt. Lebanon in its playoff opener. Four years later, the Knights ...