The Final Post - Sports Town will cease operations in October

Published on Saturday, 26 August 2017 1:05 am

Below is a message from Sports Town Editor Ken Wunderley. In 2010, Tri-State Sports & News Service and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette teamed up to form the Sports Town web site. Sports Town provided excellent ...

Basketball: Schenley grad Kane to play in Israel

Published on Friday, 11 August 2017 6:00 am

A week ago, DeAndre Kane was in Baltimore teaming up with a few old friends to help their team win $2 million. Next stop for Kane: Israel. Kane, a 2008 Schenley graduate, recently signed with Maccabi ...

Girls Basketball: North Allegheny's Fischer picks a college

Published on Friday, 04 August 2017 3:00 am

Madelyn Fischer will be a starter for a North Allegheny team that will likely be considered the best in the WPIAL entering the 2017-18 season. A few weeks before her senior year begins, Fischer has decided ...

Basketball: Former Schenley stars earn share of $2 million

Published on Thursday, 03 August 2017 9:15 pm

Overseas Elite has done it again. For the third year in a row, the team made up of current pros and former college stars took home The Basketball Tournament (TBT) title courtesy of an 86-83 win against ...

Basketball: Schenley alums one win away from $2M

Published on Wednesday, 02 August 2017 1:00 pm

In 2007, D.J. Kennedy, DeAndre Kane and DeJuan Blair took the floor with a state championship on the line and came out of it with a title. Ten years later, the three Schenley greats have reunited and ...

Basketball: Schenley alums get ready for TBT semifinals

Published on Saturday, 29 July 2017 8:00 am

History indicates that Overseas Elite will win the championship of The Basketball Tournament next week. After all, the team has never lost a game in the tournament -- they're 17-0 all-time -- and are ...

Basketball: Former Schenley stars headed for TBT semifinals

Published on Sunday, 23 July 2017 8:00 pm

... a decade are two wins away from earning a share of $2 million. They'll take the next step towards that goal when their Overseas Elite team plays Boeheim's Army in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) semifinals ...

Basketball: Schenley greats advance to TBT quarterfinals

Published on Saturday, 22 July 2017 12:00 pm

... night in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Super 16. The tournament champion takes home a winner-take-all prize of $2 million. Overseas Elite, a No. 1 seed, advances to Sunday's quarterfinals and will take ...

Girls Basketball: Hampton's Collins commits to Seton Hill

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:00 pm

Ali Collins helped Hampton reach the WPIAL semifinals her junior season and hopes to get the Talbots even deeper into the playoffs her senior season. After that, Collins is headed to play at Seton Hill. ...

Basketball: It's Super 16 time for former Schenley stars

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 4:00 pm

... will take the floor for Overseas Elite, which will play the Tampa Bulls in the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament, the winner-take-all tournament that is in its fourth year. The game is set for 9 p.m. ...

Girls Basketball: Gateway's Edwards makes college choice

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 6:00 pm

One of the WPIAL's top rising seniors picked a college Wednesday. Gateway's Jordan Edwards verbally committed to Niagara University, a Division I school located in Lewiston, N.Y., just a few miles away ...

Boys Basketball: Montour standout headed to prep school

Published on Saturday, 15 July 2017 4:00 pm

Another talented local boys basketball player is leaving the WPIAL for a prep school. K.J. Rhodes, Montour's second-leading scorer last season, will attend Perkiomen School, a prep school located in Pennsburg, ...

Boys Basketball: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 7:00 am

Pine-Richland, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic and Sewickley Academy played for WPIAL championships in 2016 and all returned many key players a year later, so expectations for making a return trip to the ...

Boys Basketball: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 7:00 am

WPIAL Class 1A teams tried and tried again, but there just was not catching up to the Monessen Greyhounds during the 2016-17 boys basketball season. Monessen entered the campaign with six WPIAL titles. ...

Boys Basketball: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 7:00 am

Latrobe came into the season as a favorite to win the first WPIAL Class 6A championship. And, for a while, the Wildcats appeared they would live up to the promise. Latrobe finished tied with Penn Hills ...

Boys Basketball: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Friday, 14 July 2017 7:00 am

... to a little too lofty, though. First of all, the football team played into the basketball season, winning the state championship. Then, Donovan Jeter, a basketball starter since his freshman season, chose ...