Hockey: South Feature Athlete - South Park's Jakob Hickey

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:50 am

Name: Jakob Hickey School: South Park Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Hickey is the leading scorer for the Eagles this season with 10 goals and 13 points. He is the team's only double-digit ...

Hockey: East Feature Athlete - Penn-Trafford's Nathan Mickey

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:50 am

Name: Nathan Mickey School: Penn-Trafford Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Mickey is tied with Quaker Valley junior Beau Tomczak for seventh in PIHL Class 2A in scoring with 24 points. ...

Hockey: West Feature Athlete - West Allegheny's Martin Durkin

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:50 am

Name: Martin Durkin School: West Allegheny Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Durkin's father's name is also Martin, so he goes by Thomas, his middle name. Durkin is one of the few ...

Hockey: North Allegheny hopes to get back on track

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:30 am

Losing two out of three is not really a cause for panic. It was, however, enough to knock North Allegheny out of first place in Class 3A. On Tuesday, Central Catholic (9-3-0) held off a late Tigers ...

Hockey: Central Catholic vaults into No. 1 spot

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:30 am

It took all season, with Central Catholic playing from behind because the schedule had its games backloaded, but the Vikings can finally say they are the No. 1 team in Class 3A. At least until tonight. ...

Hockey: Montour misses out on big opportunity

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:30 am

Montour was so close to being within one win of first place Chartiers Valley in the Class 1A West Division, the team had to smell it. All the Spartans had to do was close out the third period against ...

Hockey: Seneca Valley picks up much needed win

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:00 am

If there was ever a tipping for a season, Seneca Valley faced it on Tuesday night when it took on Peters Township. And for the first time in a while, things tipped in the Raiders favor as Noah Watkiss ...

Hockey: Baldwin opens the new year with big win

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:00 am

Baldwin needed a big win to get itself back into contention for first place in the Class A West Division and the Highlanders got it. On Monday, the team opened the new year with a 6-4, come-from-behind, ...

Hockey: Latrobe looking to become a contender

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:00 am

After a late slide that was stopped by a 12-goal win over Fox Chapel, Latrobe (6-6-0) will have an opportunity to move back among the Class 2A East Division contenders when it faces off against second-place ...

Hockey: Beaver in need of a win tonight

Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017 7:00 am

Beaver needed Wheeling Catholic to help it get back on the winning track. Now, the Bobcats get another crack at the next-to-last team in the Class 1A West Division and desperately need the two points ...

Athletes of the Week (Dec. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 December 2016 5:00 am

The Athletes of the Week are Franklin Regional hockey player Jamie Mauro and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic basketball player Sam Breen. Jamie Mauro, Franklin Regional Last week: In his last game before ...

High School Hockey Notebook (Dec. 30, 2016)

Published on Friday, 30 December 2016 5:00 am

Keith Barnes has this week's High School Hockey Notebook. "For more than a month, no team in PIHL Class 2A was playing better than Quaker Valley. After losing their first two games, the Quakers reeled ...

Hockey: North Feature Athlete - Shaler's Mitchel Fuchs

Published on Thursday, 29 December 2016 7:50 am

Name: Mitchel Fuchs School: Shaler Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Fuchs is the leading scorer for Shaler this season with 15 goals and 21 points and has helped the Titans surge ...

Hockey: East Feature Athlete - Hempfield's Jared Gerger (2016)

Published on Thursday, 29 December 2016 7:50 am

Name: Jared Gerger School: Hempfield Grade: 10 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Gerger has led a resurgence that has seen the Spartans win four consecutive games, end Quaker Valley's eight-game ...

Hockey: West Feature Athlete - Montour's Camron Smith

Published on Thursday, 29 December 2016 7:50 am

Name: Camron Smith School: Montour Grade: 12 Sport: Hockey Position: Forward Background: Smith hasn't set up very many goals this season – he only has three assists – but has 19 points in nine games and ...

Hockey: Seneca Valley seeking an end to slump

Published on Thursday, 29 December 2016 7:30 am

Seneca Valley might still be in fourth place in PIHL Class 3A, but the Raiders might not be there for long if their current slide continues. After challenging for the top of the classification for much ...

Hockey: Red-hot Mt. Lebanon faces a big test

Published on Thursday, 29 December 2016 7:30 am

When Quaker Valley was knocked off by Hempfield last week in the last game before the holiday break, it meant that Mt. Lebanon would have sole possession of first place in the Class 2A West Division through ...