Athletes of the Week (May 19, 2017)

Published on Friday, 19 May 2017 6:00 am

This week's Athletes of the Week are Canon-McMillan baseball player Cameron Weston and West Allegheny softball player Mackenzie Partyka. Cameron Weston Canon-McMillan Recently: Weston had two doubles ...

Softball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 18, 2017)

Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017 5:00 am

Hempfield rallies for win The Hempfield softball team was barely challenged during its undefeated regular season. The Spartans got their first real scare in the quarterfinals, but they showed no fear. North ...

Softball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 17, 2017)

Published on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 5:00 am

South Side Beaver advances South Side Beaver's McKenna Smith had a no-hitter, a four-run lead and two outs in the final inning Tuesday. Then, the cut came, and Burgettstown almost pulled off the upset. Smith ...

Softball: WPIAL Playoff Roundup (May 16, 2017)

Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 4:00 am

South Fayette wins marathon game (Photo: South Fayette celebrates after beating Knoch, 6-4, in nine innings in the first round of the WPIAL Class 4A softball playoffs at North Allegheny. Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette) ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 6A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

Two-time defending WPIAL Class 4A champion Hempfield has the inside track on becoming the first ever WPIAL Class 6A champion this season. The Spartans (20-0) are the only undefeated team in the classification ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 5A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

There will be no perfect teams entering the first ever WPIAL Class 5A tournament. That much was assured when West Allegheny lost its regular-season finale by allowing four runs in the top of the seventh ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 4A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

Among all the classifications, Class 4A may have provided the biggest headache for the pairing committee when it came time to determine No. 1 and No. 2. The most important thing was keeping the two Class ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 3A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

Ellwood City is undefeated and ranked No. 1 for the second postseason in a row. The defending WPIAL Class 2A champions and PIAA Class 2A runner-up are 15-0 this year and one of only two undefeated teams ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 2A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

As the only WPIAL classification with four sections, there will be no byes for the likes of No. 1 South Side Beaver (14-2), No. 2 Frazier (14-2), No. 3 Seton-LaSalle (10-4) or No. 4 Chartiers-Houston (14-3). ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Class 1A Playoff Preview

Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 7:00 am

West Greene won the WPIAL Class 1A title last year and reached the PIAA Class 1A final. Most of the Pioneer's top competition from last season moved to Class 2A. The Pioneers stayed in Class 1A and were ...

Softball: 2017 WPIAL Championship Forecast

Published on Sunday, 14 May 2017 5:00 am

Eddie Phillips previews the WPIAL softball playoffs. "Softball: Class 6A Top seeds: Hempfield first, Baldwin second, Seneca Valley third, Canon-McMillan fourth. The winner will be: Hempfield. The ...

Alumni Update - Rachel Skon (Waynesburg)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 3:12 pm

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Waynesburg University softball team saw three of its own honored on the All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball teams, which were released on Monday afternoon. Sophomore ...

Alumni Update - Abby Cunningham (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 12:00 pm

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Senior shortstop Abby Cunningham was chosen as a Second Team All-Presidents' Athletic Conference performer for the 2017 season. The selection is the third of Cunningham's career, ...

Alumni Update - Alex Lawrence (Waynesburg)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 12:00 pm

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Waynesburg University softball team saw three of its own honored on the All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball teams, which were released on Monday afternoon. Sophomore ...

Alumni Update - Ashley Dubovich (Waynesburg)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 12:00 pm

GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Waynesburg University softball team saw three of its own honored on the All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball teams, which were released on Monday afternoon. Sophomore ...

Alumni Update - Leah Woytek (Thiel)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 12:00 pm

GREENVILLE, Pa. – Six Tomcats were named to All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Teams Monday afternoon. The sophomore battery of pitcher Jessica Kelley and catcher Miranda Reesman, ...

High School Softball Notebook (May 12, 2017)

Published on Friday, 12 May 2017 6:00 am

Eddie Phillipps has this week's High School Softball Notebook. (Photo: Belle Vernon's Lexie Church slides safely into home to score the winning run in the 12th inning Tuesday against Yough as the Leopards, ...