Boys Tennis: Blackhawk strong again

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Blackhawk boys tennis team. "Over the past three years the Blackhawk High School boys tennis team has been virtually untouchable in section play. Not only have the Cougars ...

Boys Tennis: Freshmen pacing Penn-Trafford

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Penn-Trafford boys tennis team. "Penn-Trafford is in an interesting position this season. Not only do the Warriors feature something of an anomaly in having a freshman playing ...

Boys Tennis: Shady Side Academy's run in jeopardy

Published on Friday, 24 April 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Shady Side Academy boys tennis team. "Shady Side Academy has been a contender for the WPIAL Class AAA team title for so long that the team is completely unfazed by heading into ...

Boys Tennis: Peters’ duo falls one win short of states

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:50 am

Miguel Ascencio and Ryan Farrell pulled the upset of the WPIAL Class AAA doubles tournament this week, ousting top-seeded Michael and Cooper Kann of Shady Side Academy, 11-10 (7-5) in the quarterfinals. ...

Boys Tennis: Seton-LaSalle pair makes quarters

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:50 am

Alex Li and Justin Nedzevsky snuck into the WPIAL Class AAA doubles tournament by virtue of a fourth-place finish last week at the Class AA Section 4 tournament. This week, they capitalized on their ...

Boys Tennis: Beaver could be primed for WPIAL run

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:30 am

  Now that the WPIAL singles and doubles tournaments are finished, Beaver could be ready for a move into the WPIAL Class AA team tournament.   Not only do the Bobcats have two of the ...

Boys Tennis: Panthers hoping for share of section title

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:30 am

Franklin Regional has won 10 section championships in the last 14 years, but can do no better than share No. 11 and that would take a dramatic finale.   Franklin Regional was knocked out of ...

Boys Tennis: Top-seeded Indians’ duo loses heartbreaker

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:30 am

Michael Kann came into the WPIAL Class AAA doubles tournament as the defending champion, and also was the PIAA Class AAA runner-up. He had a different partner this year, teaming with cousin Cooper ...

Boys Tennis: Wildcats control own destiny in section

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:15 am

Latrobe is quickly proving that it’s a lot more than just Chad Kissell.   Though the Wildcats have rallied behind the senior No. 1 singles player, he’s not all they have. Because of that, they ...

Boys Tennis: Sewickley dominates doubles again

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:15 am

For the sixth straight year, the WPIAL Class AA doubles champion is a pair from Sewickley Academy. Brother Ryan and Don Gex didn’t lose a set on their way to the district title. It was the second straight ...

Boys Tennis: North Feature Athlete – Mars' Aaron Gruber

Published on Thursday, 23 April 2015 8:00 am

  Name: Aaron Gruber School: Mars Grade: 11 Sport: Boys Tennis Background: Gruber is Mars’ No. 2 singles player and he teamed with the Planets’ top singles player, Josh Raymundo, to win the ...

High School Highlights (Apr. 22, 2015)

Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 5:00 am

Central Valley softball tops Beaver (Photo: Central Catholic's Sam Heaps works against Mt. Lebanon's Owen Chamberlin Tuesday night. Mt. Lebanon rolled to an easy 17-3 victory. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) Beaver's ...

Boys Tennis: 2015 WPIAL Doubles Tournament Results

Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2015 9:30 pm

WPIAL Class AAA Doubles Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH Josh Raymundo & Aaron Gruber, Mars def. Jared Isaacs & Richard Hofmann, North Allegheny, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. CONSOLATION FINAL Dane Bendel ...

Boys Tennis: 2015 WPIAL Doubles Pairings

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 10:38 am

Class AAA (At North Allegheny, April 20) First Round * Cooper Kann & Michael Kann, Shady Side Academy vs. Anthony Iovino & Tim Seaman, Penn-Trafford * Miguel Ascencio & Ryan Farrell, Peters ...

Boys Tennis: Carlynton sophomore is out to make history

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles Carlynton tennis player Luke Phillips. (Photo: Carlynton's Luke Phillips returns serve against Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter in the WPIAL Class AA singles championship at the ...

Boys Tennis: Franklin Regional figures to be in the hunt

Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Franklin Regional boys tennis team. "Franklin Regional has been the dominant team in Section 1-AAA for nearly 15 years. Not only have the Panthers won 10 of the past 14 section ...