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 ...

Hockey: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

Seneca Valley wasn't dominant throughout the regular season. In fact, the Raiders, like most Class 3A teams, struggled through several rough spots before qualifying for the Penguins Cup playoffs. And, ...

Hockey: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

There was one question spinning around the PIHL at the start of the Class 3A playoffs. Who is Alex Wilbert? In the end, he showed everyone who he was and led Peters Township to a state title in the ...

Hockey: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

Nolan Puhala had an unforgettable season and he carries his Plum teammates along for the ride. In his final year, the senior forward led the entire PIHL in goals scored with 39 and his 62 points were ...

Hockey: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

Moon is becoming one of those great regular-season teams that can't find a way to get it done in the playoffs. For the second consecutive season, the Tigers won their division and were perhaps the best ...

Hockey: 2017 North Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: North Allegheny's Bernardo Vieira celebrates with teammates on the ...

Hockey: 2017 South Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Alex Wilbert has come up big in goal for Peters Township, going ...

Hockey: 2017 East Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Central Catholic's Ryan Kingerski, center, celebrates after scoring ...

Hockey: 2017 West Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 16 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature hockey teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016-17 season. (Photo: Beaver Area's Andrew Begley, right, eyes the puck in a game against ...

Hockey: Local hockey players drafted by NAHL

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 3:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the local players recently selected in the North American Hockey League Draft. "Liam Walsh and Jordan Timmons cut their teeth playing high school hockey in the PIHL. Recently ...

Hockey: 2017 Stellar Six All-Stars

Published on Friday, 14 April 2017 6:00 am

The Post-Gazette unveils its 2017 Stellar Six hockey all-star team. "Nolan Puhala wasn't one of those hockey players who was born with a pair of skates attached to his feet. He went at it the hard ...

Athletes of the Week (March 31, 2017)

Published on Friday, 31 March 2017 6:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are Peters Township hockey player Alex Wilbert and Beaver diver Ava Talorico. "Alex Wilbert, Peters Township The past week: Wilbert, a freshman goaltender for the Indians, ...