Softball: Ringgold's Mendicino commits to Pitt-Johnstown

Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:56 pm

...  The Mountain Cats compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) at the Division II level.   As a junior, Mendicino is one of the top softball players in the area. The outfielder ...

Alumni Update - Kellyn Perich (Gannon)

Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:30 pm

Gannon Softball took two one-run games from Edinboro on Sunday, April 9. The Lady Knights rallied late in both contests to move to 18-7 overall and 5-1 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference ...

High School Highlights (April 11, 2017)

Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 5:00 am

Pine-Richland tops Central Catholic (Photo: Deer Lakes' Jake Kelly celebrates a home run by Alex Matter in a 3-2 win against Freeport. Peter Diana/Post-Gazette) Josh Johnson might not have been the first ...

Softball: South Feature Athlete - South Park’s Justine Dean

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:50 am

Name: Justine Dean School: South Park Grade: 12 Sport: Softball Position: Pitcher Background: Justine Dean came out of the gates this season on an absolute tear. In two preseason scrimmages against Class ...

Softball: East Feature Athlete - Yough's Shelby Lawrenzi

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:50 am

Name: Shelby Lawrenzi School: Yough Grade: 11 Sport: Softball Position: Pitcher Background: Shelby Lawrenzi has bided her time and waited in the wings for the past two seasons. While Macy Mularski was ...

Softball: West Feature Athlete - Beaver's Tayven Rousseau

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:50 am

Name: Tayven Rousseau School: Beaver Grade: 12 Sport: Softball Position: Catcher Background: Tayven Rousseau is a three-time first team all-section play for Beaver. She is one of the top talents in the ...

Softball: Seneca Valley vaults to top of the section

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:30 am

In early-season goings it was hit or miss for the Seneca Valley offense. The Raiders were shutout in their season opener at Moon, 2-0, and then lost a 13-1 decision at Hempfield. Sandwiched between those ...

Softball: South Park offense on an early-season tear

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:30 am

Without a scheduled spring break trip down south and without the cooperation of local weather, the South Park softball team did not get many chances to get outside before the season started. Their offense ...

Softball: Class 5A Section 1 showdown on tap for Monday night

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:30 am

Through two weeks of section play and four games, there has been nothing able to separate Penn-Trafford and Franklin Regional. That will change Monday night when the two unbeaten teams in the section meet ...

Softball: West Allegheny wins early-season Class 5A showdown

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:30 am

Most WPIAL softball teams plan their spring break trip before section play starts. It is a chance to get south to better weather and get some games under a team's belt before entering the section foray ...

Softball: Yough taking new approach in Class 4A

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:10 am

A year ago, Yough rode a stingy defense and the pitching of Macy Mularski to a PIAA championship. The Cougars allowed 16 runs all regular season in Class 3A. This year in Class 4A, things will be different. Mularski ...

Softball: Moon off and running in Class 5A

Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 7:10 am

Among the teams most benefiting from WPIAL expansion to six classifications is Moon. A year ago the Tigers found themselves in Class 4A Section 3 with Shaler, North Allegheny, North Hills, Pine-Richland, ...

Video: Softball - OLSH 11, Seton-LaSalle 8 (April 5)

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 5:51 pm

Nice weather prevailed for a day and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart faced Seton-LaSalle at Brookline Park for a WPIAL 2A, Sec. 1 softball game Wednesday, April 5.  OLSH took the lead early, Seton-LaSalle ...

Alumni Update - Brooke Lapia (Washington & Jefferson)

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 12:00 pm

BETHANY, W.Va. – The Washington & Jefferson softball team was defeated twice by Bethany, 4-0 in the first game and 4-3 in the second game, in a Presidents' Athletic Conference doubleheader on Sunday ...

High School Softball Notebook (April 7, 2017)

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 5:00 am

Eddie Phillipps has this week's High School Softball Notebook. (Photo: Rachel Martindale is strong in the field and at the plate for North Allegheny. Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette) "North Allegheny sophomore ...

Softball: Post-Gazette Rankings (April 7, 2017)

Published on Friday, 07 April 2017 5:00 am

Here are this week's Post-Gazette softball rankings. (Not including Thursday's games) WPIAL CLASS 6A 1. Hempfield 5-0 2. Latrobe 3-1 3. North Allegheny 2-1 4. Bethel Park 3-0 5. Seneca Valley 5-2  ...

Alumni Update - Kim Corcoran (Point Park)

Published on Thursday, 06 April 2017 12:33 pm

WILMORE, Ky. – Junior Kim Corcoran hit two home runs and the Point Park University softball team swept Asbury (Ky.) University, 5-0 and 5-1, in a River States Conference doubleheader Saturday. The ...