Alumni Update - Vanessa Abel (Duquesne)

Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:00 pm

... Abel started her overseas career with the GiroLive Panthers in the Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga League in Germany. She finished with 9.7 points per game, 2.5 assists per game and 2.5 steals per game.   ...

High School Notebook (May 17, 2015)

Published on Sunday, 17 May 2015 4:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Fifteen years ago, Ray Antonelli was the winning pitcher in the last WPIAL championship played at Three Rivers Stadium. Now his story is about being first. ...

Boys Basketball: Alumnus hired as Blackhawk coach

Published on Friday, 15 May 2015 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles new Blackhawk boys basketball coach Brooks Roorback. "Considering Blackhawk High School's proud basketball tradition, it may come as a surprise that a 25-year-old former college ...

High School Highlights (May 5, 2015)

Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 5:00 am

Playing in what was essentially a WPIAL playoff play-in game, Bethel Park knew it needed to put forth a super performance Monday. So, a player whose nickname is that of a superhero helped the Highlanders ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 28, 2015)

Published on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 5:00 am

Allderdice baseball team tops Plum (Photo: Fox Chapel third baseman Dan Vargo tries to corral a throw Monday against Woodland Hills in a Section 3 Class AAAA game. John Heller/Post-Gazette) Nate ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 25, 2015)

Published on Saturday, 25 April 2015 5:00 am

Hopewell comes all the way back The Hopewell Vikings began the season 0-5. Since then, they've been unbeatable. Zeph Kraus hit a two-run home run with two outs in the sixth and Class AAA No. 3 Hopewell ...

Boys Basketball: Aliquippa's McGinnis relishes curtain call

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 6:00 am

Brian Batko profiles Aliquippa basketball player Stephon McGinnis. "Their dream season ended in heartbreaking fashion with a loss in the PIAA Class AA championship game, but a couple of Aliquippa's key ...

Boys Basketball: Latrobe's Cullen back at it

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 6:00 am

Brian Batko profiles Latrobe basketball player Matt Cullen. "Early in the second half of the Roundball Classic Saturday night at Geneva College, Matt Cullen made a steal at halfcourt and the floor opened ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 22, 2015)

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 5:00 am

Central Valley softball tops Beaver (Photo: Central Catholic's Sam Heaps works against Mt. Lebanon's Owen Chamberlin Tuesday night. Mt. Lebanon rolled to an easy 17-3 victory. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) Beaver's ...

Basketball: WPIAL stars align for Roundball Classic

Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 4:00 am

Brian Batko covered Saturday's Roundball Classic games. "Just about all of the WPIAL's senior basketball stars came together Saturday for the annual Roundball Classic at Geneva College, a day full of ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 19, 2015)

Published on Sunday, 19 April 2015 4:00 am

... are excelling. They are offspring of a family of athletes at Fox Chapel High School in the 1970s and 1980s. Gene, Ivan, Jerry and Chris Thorpe played football, basketball and ran track. They also have ...

High School Notebook (Apr. 12, 2015)

Published on Sunday, 12 April 2015 5:00 am

Mike White has today's High School Notebook. "Mon­tour High School's Trent Vi­et­meier is a fan of Bren­dan McKay. Vi­et­meier has fol­lowed how McKay, a for­mer star at Black­hawk, has done as a fresh­man ...

Alumni Update - Addy Knetzer (Waynesburg)

Published on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 12:00 pm

Addy Knetzer put together a productive day at Saturday's Bethany Invitational, finishing in the top four of three different throwing events.   She earned an individual victory in the shot ...

Boys Basketball: 2015 North Fabulous Five

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 5:00 am

Below are the Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five boys basketball players from the North. Cole Constantino North Allegheny Guard, 6-2, Sr. Constantino's initials might be C.C., but his standout play this season ...

Boys Basketball: 2015 South Fabulous Five

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 5:00 am

Below are the Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five boys basketball players from the South. Jonny David Mt. Lebanon Guard, 6-2, Sr. A two-time South Xtra Fabulous Five selection, "Jonny Basketball" put forth ...

Boys Basketball: 2015 East Fabulous Five

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 5:00 am

Below are the Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five boys basketball players from the East. Kason Harrell Hempfield Area Guard, 6-3, Sr. A member of the daily Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five, Harrell ranked third ...

Boys Basketball: 2015 West Fabulous Five

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 5:00 am

Below are the Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five boys basketball players from the West. Matty McConnell Chartiers Valley Guard, 6-1, Sr. McConnell, the Post-Gazette Player of the Year, caused headaches for ...

Girls Basketball: 2015 North Fabulous Five

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 5:00 am

Below are the Post-Gazette's Fabulous Five girls basketball players from the North. Brenna Wise Vincentian Academy Forward, 6-0, Sr. Wise was named PIAA Player of the Year as a junior ... In her four ...