Softball: Jeannette in control of section title race

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles the Jeannette softball team. "Entering his first season as head coach of the Jeannette softball team, Zac Karas had an inkling in the offseason this could be a special regular ...

Softball: South Fayette roaring loudly

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles the South Fayette softball team. "They have one of the smallest teams -- physically speaking -- in WPIAL Class AAA and one of the youngest teams in the WPIAL. But the 19-person ...

Softball: Mars handles road hazards

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 6:00 am

Nicholas Tolomeo profiles the Mars softball team. "There has been no place like the road so far this season for the Mars Area softball team. Weather postponements at its home field caused the team ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 24, 2014)

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 5:00 am

Scoreless streak reaches 51 for Blackhawk's McKay Another game, another shutout for Brendan McKay. McKay, a senior pitcher at Blackhawk, stretched his scoreless streak to 51 innings Wednesday when Blackhawk ...

Alumni Update - Lucia Fee (Geneva)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

Pittsburgh, Pa.– Geneva kept its eye on Saturday’s first-place showdown with Thomas More and got past Chatham, 8-2 and 14-1. In the first game, Lucia Fee, a Mohawk graduate, had a pair of doubles ...

Alumni Update - Jess Rectenwald (Gannon)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

ERIE, Pa. - The Gannon softball team was swept by No. 22 California (Pa.) in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) doubleheader action at Gannon University Field Monday. The Lady Knights opened ...

Alumni Update - Tess Apke (Robert Morris)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

Moon Township, Pa. – Four members of the Robert Morris University softball team tallied multi-RBI outings as the Colonials broke out their bats to take down league-leading Bryant, 8-5, in the nightcap ...

Alumni Update - Sarah Giebel (Pitt-Greensburg)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

CRESSON, Pa. -  The Pitt-Greensburg softball team dropped a pair of road conference games, 7-2 and 10-8 to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference foe, Mount Aloysius.  With today's losses ...

Alumni Update - Hannah Harley (Point Park)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

Kennedy TWP. Pa.-- The Point Park University softball team swept its doubleheader against Alice Lloyd (Ky.) College on Saturday to take all four games in the weekend series. Point Park (22-14, 15-7 ...

Alumni Update - Breanna Tongel (Slippery Rock)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:00 pm

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The Slippery Rock University softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with Salem International University Monday afternoon from the SRU Softball Complex. Senior first ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 23, 2014)

Published on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 6:00 am

Big inning propels West Mifflin softball West Mifflin hopes to claim a softball section title this spring. A big comeback win Tuesday certainly helped that cause. Alyssa Cairns' two-run triple capped ...

Softball: North Allegheny nears playoff berth

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:45 am

If North Allegheny wants to defend its section title from a year ago, it will need help. The Tigers have two section losses and they trail Seneca Valley in the Section 3-AAAA standings. The Raiders are ...

Softball: South Fayette chasing first section title

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:30 am

Late season games against Trinity and West Allegheny will likely decide whether or not South Fayette can successfully capture the first section title in program history. South Fayette would be wise to ...

Softball: McKeesport looks to regain title of section favorite

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:15 am

McKeesport went through Section 2-AAAA play unscathed last season. If the Tigers want to repeat as section champions, they are going to have to do so with a blemish on their record. McKeesport opened section ...

Softball: Aliquippa snaps 133-game losing streak

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:00 am

The Aliquippa softball program had waited 3,269 days for this moment, a span of 133 games stretching back to Cinco de Mayo in 2005. So the fact that they had to wait until the last at bat of the bottom ...

Softball: North Feature Athlete - Seneca Valley's Elayne Nagy

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 9:45 am

Name: Elayne Nagy High School: Seneca Valley Grade: 9 Sport: Softball Background Info: On a senior-laden experienced team like Seneca Valley, it might be easy to get buried in the depth chart as an underclassmen. ...

Softball: East Feature Athlete - Jeannette's Nicole Hall

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 9:15 am

Name: Nicole Hall High School: Jeannette Grade: 12 Sport: Softball Background Info: Senior Nicole Hall is handling the pitching duties for the Jeannette softball team for the third consecutive season. ...

Softball: West Feature Athlete - Riverside's Brooke Barker

Published on Monday, 21 April 2014 9:00 am

Name: Brooke Barker High School: Riverside Grade: 12 Sport: Softball Background Info: The last two season's Brooke Barker lined up at second base, behind pitcher Kirsten Wilson. She watched as Wilson ...