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 ...

Softball: Former Shaler coach Skip Palmer dies

Published on Monday, 14 August 2017 6:00 pm

Sarah Spencer reports that former Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer passed away over the weekend. "Former Shaler softball coach Skip Palmer died Saturday, succumbing to injuries from an earlier fall, ...

Softball: Hempfield's Monzo commits to Dickinson

Published on Saturday, 12 August 2017 12:00 pm

To say Megan Monzo has been a part of some successful softball teams the last few years would be an understatement. Over the past two years, her Hempfield team has won two WPIAL titles, two PIAA titles, ...

Softball: 2017 North Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

It was Seneca Valley enjoying regular-season success in Class 6A Section 3. The Raiders won the section title and finished 15-6 but were ousted in the WPIAL first round. Meanwhile, Shaler (11-8, 6-4) and ...

Softball: 2017 South Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

Belle Vernon won 20 games and has now won two WPIAL titles in three years. It might come as a bit of surprise but Bailey Parshall still has one more season of high school softball. The junior pitcher committed ...

Softball: 2017 East Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

There have been some great teams in Hempfield history and some great teams in the WPIAL this year with the area winning four of the six PIAA titles. But it seems the story with the Hempfield 2017 team ...

Softball: 2017 West Season Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

Skyla Greco was a four-year starter for Ellwood City. The senior pitcher helped elevate the program to new heights. A Seton Hill recruit, Greco helped Ellwood City to a 19-1 record this year and was 60-12 ...

Softball: 2017 North Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature softball teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Shaler's Lauren Miller high fives coach Skip Palmer as she rounds ...

Softball: 2017 South Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature softball teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Justine Dean holds the trophy in the air as her teammates rush towards ...

Softball: 2017 East Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature softball teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: Hempfield raises the trophy after winning the 2017 PIAA 6A softball ...

Softball: 2017 West Photo Recap

Published on Thursday, 20 July 2017 7:00 am

The following photos feature softball teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2017 season. (Photo: West Allegheny celebrates defeating Moon, 12-2, for the WPIAL Class ...

Softball: Penn-Trafford’s Nedley commits to Penn

Published on Thursday, 13 July 2017 8:00 pm

At 5-foot-3, Emma Nedley is on the smaller side for a high school sports standout. But that didn't stop her from some attracting interest from some excellent colleges. In fact, the Penn-Trafford softball ...

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

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 7:00 am

Ed Phillipps profiles the Post-Gazette softball players of the year from each class. "Most athletes set their goals at a nice, even number. Belle Vernon's ace softball pitcher Bailey Parshall isn't like ...

Softball: 2017 All-Section Teams

Published on Friday, 30 June 2017 7:00 am

(Selected by the Post-Gazette scholastic sports staff, based on voting by WPIAL coaches) WPIAL CLASS 6A SECTION 1 Name - School - Pos. - Yr. Carly Santillo - Baldwin - C - Jr. Taylor Dadig - Baldwin ...

Softball: 2017 All-Area Team

Published on Sunday, 25 June 2017 2:00 am

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Morgan Ryan • Hempfield * Pitcher • Senior In earning the Post-Gazette's top individual honor in WPIAL softball for a third year in a row, Ryan — a four-year starter and Notre Dame ...

Softball: WPIAL teams go 4 for 5 in PIAA championships

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 3:00 am

Sarah Spencer wraps up the PIAA softball championships. (Photo: The Mount Pleasant softball team celebrates after winning the PIAA Class 4A championship. Antonella Crescimbeni/Post-Gazette) "WPIAL ...

Softball: Freshman provides bright future for West Greene

Published on Friday, 23 June 2017 3:00 am

Sarah Spencer profiles West Greene softball player Jade Renner. (Photo: West Greene freshman Jade Renner pitched like an upperclassman this season, striking out 84 in 114 innings with an ERA of 1.90 in ...