Xtra Points (June 17, 2016)

Published on Friday, 17 June 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. (Photo: Bob Kalp is 71 and a retired chemistry teacher, but he continues to coach softball and this year led Hempfield to the PIAA Class AAAA championship ...

Alumni Update – Christian Kuntz (Duquesne)

Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:00 pm

Duquesne University senior linebacker Christian Kuntz, a Chartiers Valley graduate, was named today to the Athlon Sports 2016 FCS Preseason All-America Team. In 2015, the 6-1, 220-pound Kuntz, ...

Alumni Update - Lenny Williams (Indiana, Pa.)

Published on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 12:00 pm

... ); men's basketball senior Brandon Norfleet (Virginia Beach, Va. /Landstown); football sophomore Chris Temple (Malvern, Pa. /Great Valley); football freshman Lenny Williams; softball graduate student Brooke ...

Alumni Update – Shamar Greene (Slippery Rock)

Published on Friday, 10 June 2016 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– Lindy's Sports has named Slippery Rock University football players Marcus Martin and Shamar Greene to its Preseason All-Division II team and has ranked The Rock No. 9 in the preseason ...

Alumni Update - Marcus Martin (Slippery Rock)

Published on Friday, 10 June 2016 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– Lindy's Sports has named Slippery Rock University football players Marcus Martin and Shamar Greene to its Preseason All-Division II team and has ranked The Rock No. 9 in the preseason ...

Alumni Update - Jordan Whitehead (Pitt)

Published on Thursday, 09 June 2016 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH —The 2016 Pitt football team will boast three of the nation’s finest players at their respective positions according to Athlon Sports. Senior offensive tackle Adam Bisnowaty, senior defensive ...

Alumni Update - Ejuan Price (Pitt)

Published on Thursday, 09 June 2016 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH —The 2016 Pitt football team will boast three of the nation’s finest players at their respective positions according to Athlon Sports. Senior offensive tackle Adam Bisnowaty, senior defensive ...

Alumni Update - Adam Bisnowaty (Pittsburgh)

Published on Wednesday, 08 June 2016 12:00 pm

PITTSBURGH —The 2016 Pitt football team will boast three of the nation’s finest players at their respective positions according to Athlon Sports. Senior offensive tackle Adam Bisnowaty, senior defensive ...

Alumni Update - Craig Fayak (Penn State)

Published on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 12:00 pm

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -Penn State field hockey All-American and head coach Char Morett-Curtiss and football standout kicker Craig Fayak will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame as part ...

It's a golden age for Western Pa. high school athletes

Published on Sunday, 05 June 2016 5:00 am

... the national high school record holder in the girls' javelin (Connellsville's Madison WIiltrout); the country's No. 1 football quarterback in the sophomore class (Pine-Richland's Phil Jurkovec); the No. ...

'Thorpenation' is still going strong

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 5:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles the Thorpe family, which has produced two generations of standout athletes. (Photo: The football players of the family, from left, C.J. Thorpe, Ivan Thorpe, Niko Thorpe, LaRue ...

Xtra Points (May 27, 2016)

Published on Friday, 27 May 2016 5:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points High School Notebook. "When Kaezon Pugh started playing sports at Aliquippa High School a few years ago, football coach/athletic director Mike Zmijanac affectionately ...

Alumni Update - Tim Johnson (Seton Hill)

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 9:21 pm

GREENSBURG, Pa. - The Seton Hill University football team has selected five captains for the upcoming 2016 season, head coach Isaac Collins announced Monday, May 23rd. Serving as captains and the team's ...

Alumni Update - Josh Falatovich (Seton Hill)

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:00 pm

GREENSBURG, Pa. - The Seton Hill University football team has selected five captains for the upcoming 2016 season, head coach Isaac Collins announced Monday, May 23rd. Serving as captains and the team's ...

PIAA Notebook (May 26)

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2016 5:00 am

PIAA further limits contact in high school football practices There will be less hitting in high school football practices this season, and the state basketball championships will stay in Hershey, Pa. ...

Xtra Points (May 20, 2016)

Published on Friday, 20 May 2016 6:00 am

Mike White has this week's Xtra Points Notebook. "Any Pitt football coach – past, present or future – who believed the proverbial fence could be constructed to keep Western Pa. recruits at home was delusional. ...