High School Hockey Notebook (Jan. 13, 2017)

Published on Friday, 13 January 2017 6:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's High School Hockey Notebook. "It has taken a while for Hempfield to put it all together, but the Spartans are beginning to look like a team that could make noise when the ...

Hockey: North Feature Athlete - North Allegheny's Ryan Heil

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:45 am

Name: Ryan Heil School: North Allegheny Grade: 11 Sport: Hockey Position: Goaltender Background: Heil took over the duties between the pipes for the Tigers this season with his outstanding play. Heil ...

Hockey: South Feature Athlete - Baldwin's Cole Shannon

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:45 am

Name: Cole Shannon School: Baldwin Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Goaltender Background: Shannon has split time a bit with Dylan Desimonne, but has been in the crease against the best teams in the ...

Hockey: East Feature Athlete - Latrobe's Cole Novak

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:45 am

Name: Cole Novak School: Latrobe Grade: 10 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Novak is having a breakout sophomore season with 14 goals and 24 points in 14 games, which places him second on the ...

Hockey: West Feature Athlete - Beaver's Donald Morgan

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:45 am

Name: Donald Morgan School: Beaver Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Morgan is the Bobcats leader in goals (12) and assists (nine) and his 21 points are tied for 15th with Tyler Barker ...

Hockey: Quaker Valley hoping to play leapfrog

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:30 am

Quaker Valley has a problem. Even though the Quakers are in third place in the Class 2A West Division, they have to leapfrog Moon to get back into a tie for first place with Mt. Lebanon. The thing is, ...

Hockey: South Fayette hitting its stride

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:30 am

All of a sudden, South Fayette is beginning to look a lot like the team that went to the PIHL Class 1A Penguins Cup championship game last season. Not only have the Lions reeled off four consecutive wins, ...

Hockey: Franklin Regional continues to dominate

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:30 am

It's beginning to get a bit humdrum. Franklin Regional wins again. This time, the Panthers rolled over Norwin, 9-0, in a game the Knights only mustered eight shots on goal. Franklin Regional (13-0-0) ...

Hockey: Moon hoping to pull away from the pack

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:30 am

No team in the Class 2A West Division has really been able to get on a hot enough streak to pull away from the rest of the pack. Moon, though, might have just the right amount of mojo. Not only are ...

Hockey: Butler looking to gain separation

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:00 am

There isn't much that separates Butler from Pine-Richland. Nothing that matters at least. Both teams have identical 5-8-1 records and are locked in a tie for the eighth and final PIHL Class 3A playoff ...

Hockey: Chartiers Valley meets Baldwin tonight in key matchup

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:00 am

Chartiers Valley is tied with South Fayette for first place in the Class 1A West Division and has a game-in-hand on the Lions. Baldwin (7-3-1), however, has played one less game than the Colts and only ...

Hockey: Central Catholic closing in on playoff berth

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:00 am

When Central Catholic takes the ice tonight for its second go-round with Bethel Park, there will be more than just one win at stake. For the Vikings, a victory will all but certainly clinch a PIHL Class ...

Hockey: Montour keeping its eye on another matchup tonight

Published on Thursday, 12 January 2017 7:00 am

Montour has the night off tonight, so it wouldn't be a stretch to see a few Spartans players make their way out to Ice Castle in Castle Shannon to watch Chartiers Valley and Baldwin face off with first ...

Photo Journal: Hockey - South Fayette vs. Beaver (Jan. 9)

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 6:08 pm

  Beaver was at South Fayette for a PIHL Varsity A hockey game, Monday, January 9 at Mt. Lebanon Rec. Center.  South Fayette moved to the number two spot in the section with this 5-2 win over ...

Photo Journal: Hockey - Beaver at South Fayette (Jan. 9)

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 6:02 pm

Beaver was at South Fayette for a PIHL Varsity A hockey game, Monday, January 9 at Mt. Lebanon Rec. Center.  South Fayette moved to the number two spot in the section with this 5-2 win over Beaver. ...

Video: Hockey - South Fayette 5, Beaver 2 (Jan. 9)

Published on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 3:00 pm

Beaver was at South Fayette for a PIHL Varsity A hockey game, Monday, January 9 at. Mt. Lebanon Rec. Center.  Beaver made a clear run for game up to the third period when South Fayette pulled away ...

High School Hockey Notebook (Jan. 6, 2017)

Published on Friday, 06 January 2017 5:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's Hockey Notebook. "If there was ever a team that needed to drop down in classification it was the Chartiers Valley hockey team. And, thanks to the PIHL's annual realignment, ...