Boys Basketball: Gateway coach resigns

Published on Monday, 25 August 2014 6:00 am

Mike White reports that Gateway boys basketball coach Mitch Adams has resigned. "Gateway went to the top of the WPIAL basketball mountain under Mitch Adams, but Adams' tenure ended abruptly Sunday amidst ...

High School Notebook (Aug. 24, 2014)

Published on Sunday, 24 August 2014 5:00 am

Here's today's edition of Mike White's High School Notebook. "Upper St. Clair has hopes of pulling off a first in boys soccer — win three consecutive PIAA titles. But the Panthers will have to do it ...

Alumni Update - Al Modrejewski (Clarion)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

CLARION, Pa. - Al Modrejewski, 51, an experienced coach and recruiter who has been an assistant coach at Clarion University for 21 years, was named today as Interim Men's Basketball Coach at Clarion ...

Alumni Update - John Cinicola (Duquesne)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH - The Duquesne University Department of Athletics is mourning the loss of former men's basketball coach John Cinicola who passed away on August 14 - his 85th birthday.   Cinicola, ...

Alumni Update - Brian Heinie (Pitt-Greensburg)

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:00 pm

Kansas City, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the NABC Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during ...

Boys Basketball: Rowan leaves Lincoln Park

Published on Friday, 22 August 2014 6:00 am

Post-Gazette writer Mike White reports that Lincoln Park standout Maverick Rowan will be transferring to a school in Florida. "After two seasons at Lincoln Park, Maverick Rowan was more than halfway ...

Boys Basketball: Faust returns to coach Washington

Published on Thursday, 14 August 2014 6:00 am

John D'Abruzzo profiles new Washington boys basketball coach Ron Faust. "When Joe Nicolella began searching for a new basketball coach to take over Washington High School's boys program, it didn't take ...

Boys Basketball: Kaufman takes over as coach at Moon

Published on Thursday, 14 August 2014 6:00 am

Drew Karpen profiles new Moon basketball coach Adam Kaufman. "If one were to take a survey on which individual meant the most to the Montour High School basketball program over the past six years, the ...

Boys Basketball: New Pine-Richland coach a winner

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Brad Everett profiles new Pine-Richland boys basketball coach Jeff Ackermann. "It's not often a coaching veteran with three WPIAL titles and one PIAA title on his resume is looking for a job. Jeff ...

Basketball: West Mifflin alumnus sharpens his game

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Craig Meyer profiles former West Mifflin basketball standout C.J. Hester. "There's a certain satisfaction and elation that any high school coach gets when they see a former player excel once they move ...

Basketball: Penn Hills grad starting an AAU program

Published on Thursday, 31 July 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles Waynesburg basketball coach and former Penn Hills star Drew Schifino. "When Drew Schifino was growing up in Penn Hills and looking to play AAU basketball in the late 1990s, ...

Girls Basketball: 2013-14 Honor Roll

Published on Saturday, 26 July 2014 7:00 am

Championship Games WPIAL Class AAAA - Penn-Trafford 56, Hempfield 45 WPIAL Class AAA - Blackhawk 62, South Park 55 WPIAL Class AA - Seton-LaSalle 55, Burrell 34 WPIAL Class A - Vincentian 66, Serra ...

Boys Basketball: Hempfield, Marino part ways

Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 7:00 pm

Mark Marino is out as boys basketball coach at Hempfield. Marino told the Post-Gazette Tuesday that he had resigned after one season. "I am resigning to pursue other opportunities," Marino said via text. ...

Basketball: Hampton grad Luther preparing for 'leap' to Pitt

Published on Thursday, 17 July 2014 6:00 am

... starts playing basketball. As this baby-faced 18 year old finishes reverse layups and knocks down jump shots with ease at the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Pro-Am Summer League, it becomes more and more ...

Basketball: Former Schenley standout signs with Wizards

Published on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 10:00 pm

DeJuan Blair is headed to Washington. The former Pitt and Schenley star was acquired by the Washington Wizards Wednesday in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Blair, a five-year NBA veteran, ...

Index: 2013-14 Boys Basketball Review

Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2013-14 school year during July. Today we revisit the boys basketball season. WPIAL Champs - New Castle (AAAA), Central Valley (AAA), Seton-LaSalle (AA), Lincoln Park (A). ...