The Final Post - Sports Town will cease operations in October

Published on Saturday, 26 August 2017 1:05 am

Below is a message from Sports Town Editor Ken Wunderley. In 2010, Tri-State Sports & News Service and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette teamed up to form the Sports Town web site. Sports Town provided excellent ...

Baseball: North Allegheny's Wood picks Seton Hill

Published on Saturday, 12 August 2017 12:00 pm

A handful of WPIAL baseball players have made verbal commitments to Seton Hill the last couple of weeks. Count North Allegheny's Caiden Wood among them. Wood, a senior shortstop, announced on Twitter ...

Baseball: Indiana pitcher chooses hometown school

Published on Sunday, 06 August 2017 8:00 pm

When it came down to picking a college, Trajan Jones elected to stay close to home. Jones, a senior pitcher at Indiana High School, recently committed to play at IUP. As a junior, Jones was one of the ...

Baseball: Hempfield's DiAndreth twins pick colleges

Published on Monday, 31 July 2017 7:00 am

What a week it was for the DiAndreth twins, standout baseball players at Hempfield. Last Tuesday, Isaiah made his college decision and, three days later, Nick did the same. They may have a lot in common, ...

Baseball: Two WPIAL players pick Seton Hill

Published on Thursday, 27 July 2017 8:00 am

On Tuesday, a Shaler baseball player committed to play baseball at Seton Hill. A day later, one from Hempfield did the same. It's was a nice two-day recruiting run for Seton Hill, which landed a pair ...

Baseball: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

With a team loaded with top-quality starting pitching, Pine-Richland was the team that looked like the favorite to win the first WPIAL Class 6A baseball championship. And the Rams lived up to expectations. ...

Baseball: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

Going into the 2017 season, South Park had advanced to the WPIAL championship twice and had never reached the PIAA title game. The Eagles did both this spring. It was a big season for South Park (23-4), ...

Baseball: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

Latrobe's Zach Kokoska had himself a season. Kokoska was so good offensively and on the mound that he was named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year. But chances are Kokoska was just as happy ...

Baseball: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

Before the first pitch was thrown, the local attention was on Blackhawk. That wasn't necessarily because of expectations for this season but was the result of Blackhawk grad Brendan McKay. It was speculated ...

Baseball: 2017 North Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Pine-Richland celebrates after winning the WPIAL Class 6A championship ...

Baseball: 2017 South Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: South Park's Adam Morris runs for home plate as his team plays Blackhawk ...

Baseball: 2017 East Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Connor Mondock of Latrobe slides safely home against catcher Jack ...

Baseball: 2017 West Photo Recap

Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Riverside celebrates with its trophy after defeating Mount Pleasant ...

Baseball: Pine-Richland's Johnson makes college choice

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 10:00 pm

Pine-Richland won a WPIAL baseball title last month and it's safe to say the Rams will be good for years to come. A strong junior class, in particular, has the program looking like it will remain at a ...

Baseball: Hampton's Bischke picks Kent State

Published on Monday, 10 July 2017 10:00 pm

Kent State picked up a commitment from a WPIAL baseball player Sunday. A day later, the Golden Flashes struck again. Hampton rising junior Tyler Bischke took to Twitter on Monday to announce he will ...

Baseball: 2017 Post-Gazette players of the year by class

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 7:00 am

Sarah Spencer profiles the Post-Gazette baseball players of the year from each class. "In May 2016, Ryan Okuda couldn't pitch in Pine-Richland's 5-1 loss to Canon-McMillan in the WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinals ...