Hockey: 2015 North Stellar Six

Published on Friday, 10 April 2015 6:00 am

Here is the Post-Gazette's 2015 North Stellar Six hockey team. Mitchell Rupprecht, Deer Lakes, Forward, Sr., 5-11, 165. Became the first player in 11 years to break the 50-goal, 100-point plateaus in ...

Hockey: 2015 South Stellar Six

Published on Friday, 10 April 2015 6:00 am

Here is the Post-Gazette's 2015 South Stellar Six hockey team. Austin Tonkovich, Canon-McMillan, Forward, Sr., 6-1, 190. Two-time all-star finished second in Class AAA with 21 goals and 35 points in ...

Hockey: 2015 East Stellar Six

Published on Friday, 10 April 2015 6:00 am

Here is the Post-Gazette's 2015 East Stellar Six hockey team. Garet Ciaramella, Hempfield Area, Goaltender, Jr., 6-2, 220. Finished 11-5-1 and was third in classification with 2.69 goals-against average, ...

Hockey: 2015 West Stellar Six

Published on Friday, 10 April 2015 6:00 am

Here is the Post-Gazette's 2015 West Stellar Six hockey team. Adam Pilewicz, Quaker Valley, Forward, Sr., 6-1, 185. Two-time all-star finished second in Class A with 46 goals and 99 points in regular ...

Hockey: 2015 Stellar Six

Published on Sunday, 05 April 2015 4:00 am

The Post-Gazette presents its 2015 Stellar Six hockey team. (Photo: Deer Lakes' Mitchell Rupprecht, right, was in a league of his own this season on the ice. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) Mitchell Rupprecht ...

Hockey: Mars' impressive run ends with difficult loss

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Mars hockey team. "It was not easy for Mars players to talk about their 5-2 loss to Bayard Rustin in the Pennsylvania Cup Class A hockey championship. Not after having a one-goal ...

Hockey: Run ends for Canon-McMillan with loss

Published on Friday, 27 March 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Canon-McMillan hockey team. "Canon-McMillan had a magical run through the PIHL Class AAA playoffs to win the second Penguins Cup in school history. Playing in the state finals, ...

Hockey: Big Macs fall in state title game

Published on Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:15 am

Canon-McMillan’s playoff run and its five-game winning streak came to end Saturday at Pegula Ice Arena on the campus of Penn State University. Nicholas Bohatiuk scored four goals and Kyle Peters had ...

Hockey: Planets drop title game

Published on Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:15 am

Facing the defending Class A state champs, Mars sent a barrage of shots on net Saturday in the Class A Pennsylvania Cup title game. But Bayard Rustin’s Jason Grande was up to the task. Grande stopped ...

Hockey: Carrick’s only loss comes in final game

Published on Thursday, 26 March 2015 9:15 am

For 23 games, Carrick was perfect. But that streak came to a halt in game 24, which happened to be the Division 2 championship game. After trailing 2-1 after the first period, Indiana scored the ...

Hockey: Penalties thwart Canon-McMillan's state title hopes

Published on Sunday, 22 March 2015 5:00 am

... for its first state hockey title. Not only did the Big Macs score the opening goal for the fourth consecutive postseason game, they were playing a physical game against Holy Ghost Prep, matching the ...

Hockey: Mars falls in state title game

Published on Sunday, 22 March 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes covered Saturday's Pennsylvania Cup championship between Mars and Bayard Rustin. "UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Bayard Rustin was eager to celebrate its second consecutive Class A Pennsylvania ...

Hockey: Hempfield is on the rise

Published on Friday, 20 March 2015 6:00 am

Marky Billson profiles the Hempfield hockey team. "In the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League it is often commonplace for programs to rise and fall from year to year. Such has been the case ...

Athletes of the Week (Mar. 20, 2015)

Published on Friday, 20 March 2015 5:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are Norwin swimmer Kathryn Painter and Canon-McMillan hockey player Conor Hartnett.  ...

Hockey: Big Macs win first title since 2010

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 8:30 am

Behind 19 saves from Conor Hartnett and two goals from Austin Czartorsky, Canon-McMillan won the PIHL Class AAA Penguins Cup title Saturday, 4-0, over Butler. Austin Tonkovich put the Big Macs ahead ...

Hockey: Indians’ rally ends Beaver’s season

Published on Thursday, 19 March 2015 8:15 am

After finishing third in Class B, Beaver had an opportunity to play for a championship. All the Bobcats needed was to come up with a win against Indiana in the semifinals.   Things started off ...