Hockey: Moon prepares for a run in PIHL playoffs

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Moon hockey team. "When Moon takes the ice tonight against West Allegheny for its regular-season finale, winning won't be the foremost thing on the agenda. Instead the Tigers ...

Hockey: Latrobe prepares for playoff opponent

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Latrobe hockey team. "Two weeks ago, Latrobe had an opportunity to perhaps move up as high as second in the Eastern Conference and maybe earn a bye in the first round of the ...

Hockey: Peters Township deals with goalie riches

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles the Peters Township hockey team. (Photo: Peters goalie Tony Lejeune provides just one option from which coach Rick Tingle can select a starter. John Heller/Post-Gazette) "It ...

Hockey: North Allegheny coach evaluates the goalie situation

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles the North Allegheny hockey team. "It's easy to look at the North Allegheny High School hockey team's "stat sheet" and presume the Tigers have a two-goalie system. For while Joseph ...

Hockey Notebook (Feb. 27, 2015)

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's Hockey Notebook. "When Moon takes the ice tonight against West Allegheny for its regular-season finale, winning won't be the foremost thing on the agenda. Instead the Tigers ...

Athletes of the Week (Feb. 27, 2015)

Published on Friday, 27 February 2015 5:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are North Hills hockey player Brian Lovasik and Chartiers Valley diver Maria Lohman. Click here to read the story. "Brian Lovasik, North Hills Last Week: A senior swimmer, ...

Hockey: OLSH needs help after late-season collapse

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:30 am

A few weeks ago it appeared a foregone conclusion that Our Lady of the Sacred Heart would capture the Class C wild card and roll into the PIHL Division 2 playoffs.   All the Chargers needed ...

Hockey: Second-place finish likely for Spartans

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:30 am

All season Hempfield has battled with Deer Lakes for first place in the Class A Tier 1 Eastern Conference.   In the end, the Spartans have likely lost the war.   After Hempfield allowed ...

Hockey: Yellowjackets earn first point in nearly a month

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:30 am

A tough end-of-the-season schedule has Freeport stumbling towards the finish line, but the Yellowjackets earned a hard-fought point Feb. 16. Michael Frazetta scored with less than three minutes to ...

Hockey: Indians to play Latrobe in first round

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:15 am

West Allegheny has one game remaining in the regular season, a showdown with rival Moon, but no matter what happens the Indians postseason fate is already sealed.   At the end of that game, ...

Hockey: Vikings still alive for final playoff spot

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:15 am

A week ago it appeared Central Catholic would be on the outside looking in at the PIHL Class AAA playoffs, but circumstances have changed and it’s looking more and more like the Vikings will claim the ...

Hockey: Upper St. Clair seals playoff berth

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:15 am

For just the seventh time in 22 games this season, Upper St. Clair’s Austin Cassidy was held without a goal Monday against Mt. Lebanon. But for the first time, the Panthers won in such an instance. ...

Hockey: Talbots, Titans to meet for regular-season title

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:15 am

The Class AA Eastern Conference regular-season title will be on the line Friday night when Hampton meets Shaler at Bladerunners-Harmarville at 8:30 p.m. The Titans (15-3 currently lead the conference ...

Hockey: West Feature Athlete – Moon’s Justin Bioni

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:00 am

Name: Justin Bioni School: Moon Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey   Background: An all-star defenseman, Bioni has scored 10 goals this season and is tied for the team lead with two game-winning ...

Hockey: Golden Eagles finish with win

Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:00 am

It’s been a tough season for Keystone Oaks, but the Golden Eagles finished on a positive note. Andrius Petrauska, Ryan Collins and Eugene Barilla each scored twice to lead Keystone Oaks to an 8-5 ...

Alumni Update - Jason Evans (Chatham)

Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:43 pm

Pittsburgh, Pa. - Chatham University has announced the promotion of Jason Evans to Head Softball Coach after serving as the program's Recruiting Coordinator. Evans has successfully recruited 42 student-athletes ...

Hockey: Moon will regroup to make playoff run

Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Moon hockey team. "Moon had everything it could have hoped for heading into its showdown with Erie Cathedral Prep earlier this month. Not only were the Tigers riding a three-game ...

Hockey: Carrick dominating on the ice

Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles the Carrick hockey team. (Photo: Mark Granatire Jr. has piled up 22 goals and 30 assists in 17 games this season for the Carrick Cougars. John Heller/Post-Gazette) "The explosion ...