Boys Tennis: Latrobe's Kissell adds to family gold

Published on Sunday, 24 May 2015 4:00 am

Keith Barnes reports on Saturday's PIAA boys tennis championships. "Even though he is the last of his siblings to play in the PIAA Class AAA tennis singles tournament, Latrobe senior Chad Kissell still ...

Boys Tennis: 2015 PIAA Individual Tournament Results

Published on Saturday, 23 May 2015 6:06 pm

PIAA Class AAA Singles Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH Chad Kissell, Latrobe def. Michael Dickson, Downingtown East, 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3. CONSOLATION FINAL Chris Gladden, Canon-McMillan def. Sid Rajupet, ...

Boys Tennis: Carlynton's Phillips eager for PIAA test

Published on Friday, 22 May 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles Carlynton tennis player Luke Phillips. "Luke Phillips won the WPIAL Class AA singles title this year, but capturing his first high school title hasn't impacted his preparation for ...

Boys Tennis: Latrobe's Kissell set for sizable challenge

Published on Friday, 22 May 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles Latrobe tennis player Chad Kissell. "Chad Kissell has spent the entire high school tennis season playing the role of prohibitive favorite. Not only is this Valparaiso University ...

Boys Tennis: Canon-McMillan's Gladden gets ready for states

Published on Friday, 22 May 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles Canon-McMillan tennis player Chris Gladden. (Photo: Canon-McMillan's Chris Gladden returns a ball against Latrobe's Chad Kissell in the WPIAL Class AAA singles championship at The ...

Boys Tennis: North Allegheny junior seeks a repeat at PIAA

Published on Friday, 22 May 2015 5:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles North Allegheny tennis player Jared Isaacs. "It's easy to un­der­stand if North Al­le­gheny's Jared Isaacs is feel­ing a bit like it's 2014. Not only did the Tigers ju­nior fin­ish ...

Boys Tennis: Mt. Lebanon’s season ends in PIAA semis

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 1:02 pm

Mt. Lebanon had to win a WPIAL consolation match just to qualify for the PIAA Class AAA team tournament, but the Blue Devils made the most of their opportunity to play at states. The Blue Devils won ...

Boys Tennis: Panthers fall in state semis

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 12:45 pm

Sewickley Academy fell one win short of reaching the PIAA final for the second straight year. The Panthers lost to Moravian Academy, 3-2, in the PIAA Class AA semifinals Saturday in Heshey. Moravian ...

Boys Tennis: Upper St. Clair falls in PIAA final

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 1:00 am

Upper St. Clair participated in the PIAA Class AAA team tournament for the first time since it won the state title in 2008, and the Panthers almost won the whole thing again. USC won its first two ...

Boys Tennis: Indians’ title defense comes up short

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015 1:00 am

Shady Side Academy entered the PIAA Class AAA team tournament as the defending champion, looking to win the program’s third title. But District 1 champion Lower Merion proved to be too much for the ...

Boys Tennis: 2015 PIAA Team Tournaments at a Glance

Published on Sunday, 17 May 2015 10:10 am

PIAA Class AAA Team Tournament Championship (May 16) Lower Merion 3, Upper St. Clair 2 Semifinals (May 16) Lower Merion 5, Abington Heights 0 Upper St. Clair 3, Mt. Lebanon 2

Boys Tennis: Obama trio going to PIAA tournament

Published on Friday, 15 May 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Obama boys tennis team. "Obama Academy will be well represented when the PIAA Class AAA singles and doubles finals open next week at the Hershey Racquet Club. Not only did ...

Boys Tennis: Upper St. Clair wins team title

Published on Friday, 15 May 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Upper St. Clair boys tennis team. (Photo: Josh Meyer, who plays on Upper St. Clair's No. 1 doubles team, returns a shot against Shady Side Academy in the WPIAL Class AAA team ...

Boys Tennis: Sewickley Academy wins 12th title in a row

Published on Friday, 15 May 2015 6:00 am

Keith Barnes profiles the Sewickley Academy boys tennis team. "For nearly two decades the Sewickley Academy boys tennis program has been the most dominant team in any sport in the WPIAL. Over the past ...

Boys Tennis: Hopewell’s successful season comes to end

Published on Thursday, 14 May 2015 10:10 am

It’s hard to argue the success the Hopewell tennis team had during the WPIAL Class AA playoffs.   Not only did the sixth-seeded Vikings pull off an upset of No. 3 Blackhawk in the quarterfinals, ...