Baseball: 2017 WPIAL Class 3A Championship Preview

Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 8:00 am

The game: WPIAL Class 3A championship The teams: Riverside vs. Mount Pleasant Where and when: Wild Things Park, Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. Next up: PIAA playoffs, which begin Monday, June 5. Riverside Panthers ...

Baseball: 2017 WPIAL Class 2A Championship Preview

Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 8:00 am

The game: WPIAL Class 2A championship The teams: California vs. Freedom Where and when: Wild Things Field, Tuesday, 5:15 p.m. Next up: PIAA playoffs, which begin Monday, June 5. California Trojans Record: ...

Baseball: 2017 WPIAL Class 1A Championship Preview

Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 8:00 am

... just not in this sport. No, this isn't football or basketball, it's baseball. That's the surprise here. That and it's the No. 7 seed taking on the No. 8 seed in the title game. Greensburg Central Catholic ...

High School Baseball Notebook (May 26, 2017)

Published on Friday, 26 May 2017 6:00 am

Sarah Spencer has this week's High School Baseball Notebook. (Photo: Mars' Will Bednar allowed just four hits and struck out nine to lead the Planets to a 4-1 victory Wednesday against West Allegheny ...

Xtra Points (May 26, 2017)

Published on Friday, 26 May 2017 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. (Photo: The Mars baseball team celebrates its semifinal victory against West Allegheny Wednesday. The Planets are in the WPIAL championship for the first ...

Baseball: 2017 City League Recap

Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:00 pm

The Carrick baseball team won three section games and five games overall this season. That might not sound like much, but the Raiders had the best spring of any of the four City League teams competing ...

Baseball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 25, 2017)

Published on Thursday, 25 May 2017 5:00 am

South Park advances to WPIAL Class 4A final (Photo: North Allegheny's Alex Mesaros dives into second base as Canon-McMillan's Cam Walker awaits the throw in the WPIAL Class 6A baseball semifinals at Boyce ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 6A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

Sports Town previews Wednesday's WPIAL Class 6A semifinals. Pine-Richland (16-4) vs. Mt. Lebanon (14-8) at North Allegheny, 7 p.m. – Pine-Richland is right where most thought it would be. Heading into ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 5A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

... season. ... Mars has never won a WPIAL baseball title, but has shown the ability to gut out wins. The Planets won, 2-0, in their quarterfinal game against Moon when Frank Craska went 6 1/3 shutout innings ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 4A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

Sports Town previews Wednesday's WPIAL Class 4A semifinals. Blackhawk (19-2) vs. Deer Lakes (15-5) at North Allegheny, 4 p.m. – Blackhawk had to wait 12 days to recover from a two-game losing streak ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 3A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

Sports Town previews Wednesday's WPIAL Class 3A semifinals. Riverside (16-1) vs. Brownsville (14-3) at Burkett Complex, Robinson Township, 6:30 p.m. – Defending champ and top-seed Riverside picked up ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 2A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

Sports Town previews Wednesday's WPIAL Class 2A semifinals. Serra Catholic (20-1) vs. Freedom (15-4) at Shaler, 4 p.m. - After a first-round bye, defending champion (the Eagles won the 1A title last ...

Baseball: WPIAL Class 1A Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 7:00 am

Sports Town previews Wednesday's WPIAL Class 1A semifinals. Greensburg Central Catholic (11-4) vs. Jefferson-Morgan (12-5) at Peterswood Park, 4 p.m. - Heading into the playoffs, there might not have ...

Baseball: 2017 WPIAL Semifinal Preview

Published on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 5:00 am

Mike White previews the WPIAL baseball semifinals. "It's the WPIAL baseball playoff season. That means "nothing" for Riverside. Riverside won its first WPIAL Class 3A playoff game Monday, blanking ...

Baseball: Pine-Richland tops Plum, 2-0

Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 5:00 am

Mike White covered Monday's WPIAL Class 6A quarterfinal between Pine-Richland and Plum. "It is a somewhat strange pregame ritual by the Pine-Richland baseball team. Shortly before the Rams take the field, ...

Baseball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 23, 2017)

Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 5:00 am

Union pitcher fires no-hitter (Photo: Mars' Anthony Michalski and a teammate celebrate after scoring a run Monday against Moon at North Allegheny. Mars won, 2-0. Lake Fong/Post-Gazette) All Union needed ...