Photo Journal: Hockey - Butler vs. Central Catholic (Nov. 17)

Written by Marilyn Schwilm on .


Butler and Central Catholic face off in a PIHL Varsity AAA Hockey game, Tuesday, November 17, 2015.  The game was high scoring and close with Central Catholic defeating Butler 7-5.  Central ending with a record of 4-3-0 moving up to fourth place in the division and Butler with a record of 4-1-1 dropping to third place.

Photos by Marilyn C. Schwilm, Tri-State Sports & News Service

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Alumni Update - Nate Snodgrass (Pitt-Johnstown)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

Nate Snodgrass, a Butler graduate, had a game-high 24 points and Pitt-Johnstown won its first game of the season, 90-85, over UrbanaSnodgrass PJU (OH) University, in the Mountain Cats' finale of the 2015 S&T Bank Atlantic Region Challenge at Indiana University (PA).  

Pitt-Johnstown advances to 1-1 overall with the win.


(photo courtesy of Pitt-Johnstown)


Alumni Update – Sean Bernardi (Geneva)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

Beaver Falls, Pa. - The Presidents’ Athletic Conference announced the 2015 Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team Selections Monday,Bernardi Geneva November 16, 2015. Among the conference selections the PAC honored seven Geneva men’s soccer members.

Sean Bernardi, a Butler graduate, was named PAC first-team all-conference.

The senior midfielder tallied six goals, four assists this season including two game winners.

This is Bernardi’s second year being selected an all-conference team member.


(photo courtesy of Geneva College)


Hockey: North Feature Athlete – Butler’s Zachary Schnur

Written by Keith Barnes on .

Name: Zachary Schnur

School: Butler

Grade: 12

Sport: Hockey


Background: Has started all five games for Butler this season and is 4-0-1 with a stellar 0.98 goals-against average and a .955 save percentage. He leads all Class AAA goaltenders in wins, goals-against and save percentage among players with at least three starts. Also led the Golden Tornadoes to the 2015 Class AAA Penguins Cup championship game.


Hockey: 2015 Cup finalist Tornadoes proving last year was no fluke

Written by Keith Barnes on .


Last season, Butler was one win away from winning the PIHL Class AAA Penguins Cup championship and earning a berth in the state title game.


And the Golden Tornadoes are showing they might not be a one-hit wonder.


So far this season, Butler is 2-0-0 with a 6-0 victory over defending Penguins Cup champion Canon-McMillan already to its credit. The Golden Tornadoes first-year varsity goaltender, Zachary Schnur, has both wins with 1.00 goals-against average and a .957 save percentage.