"Riverside girls basketball coach John Wolf can tell you that the Panthers have won five of the past eight WPIAL Class AA, Section 2 championships, but he won't drone on about it.
Wolf's objective -- along with his team's -- is to reach the top of the section again, build on the 20-4 record the team achieved in the 2010-11 season and make more steps in the postseason.
"You won't hear me talk about last year's team," he said. "What I will [emphasize] is that we shouldn't overlook anyone. With the leadership we have, I feel more comfortable about this team."
Although not dwelling on the past, Wolf is grateful that three starters from that team are back for at least one more season."
(Photo: Riverside High School's Sam Weir reaches for a rebound in a game against New Brighton last season. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette.)