Girls Basketball: Mt. Lebanon junior spreads success around

Published on Friday, 31 July 2015 5:00 am

Joe Bendel profiles Mt. Lebanon's Kate Sramac. "Hockey player or hoop star? Hoop star or hockey player? Young Kate Sramac of Mt. Lebanon is unable to answer such a query. Let's just call her a Kate ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 North Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

For the seventh time in eight years, Mars made it to the PIHL Class A Penguins Cup championship game. But for the first time since 2011, the Planets came away from the game victorious. Paul Maust notched ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 South Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

Canon-McMillan might have entered the PIHL Class AAA Penguins Cup playoffs as the No. 4 seed, but the Big Macs left no doubt that they were the top team in the playoffs. After squeaking by Seneca Valley ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 East Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

Hempfield might have been the biggest mystery coming into the 2014-15 PIHL season. After all, the Spartans may have been a playoff team the season before, but that was in the now-defunct developmental ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 West Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

What a difference a year made for the Moon hockey team. Not only did the Tigers make a nine-win improvement from the paltry four they recorded in the 2013-14 season, they finished second in the PIHL Class ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 North Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014-15 season. (Photo: Hampton's Emmett Clark, right, skates away with the puck past Joe ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 South Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014-15 season. (Photo: Upper St. Clair's Austin Cassidy skates the puck up the ice during ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 East Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014-15 season. (Photo: Latrobe's Alexander Singley prepares for a faceoff in a game against ...

Ice Hockey: 2015 West Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 16 July 2015 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014-15 season. (Photo: Michael Skoff leads Montour in goals scored with seven through nine ...

Hockey: Canon-McMillan searches for new coach

Published on Friday, 10 July 2015 5:00 am

Marky Billson reports that Canon-McMillan is searching for a new coach after the departure of Terry Virtue. "Success in sports often comes by taking risks, which is what former Canon-McMillan head hockey ...

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 ...