Tennis: Bobcats stay strong with five new starters

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:30 am

Behind section singles champion Connor Shallcross, the senior-laden Beaver boys tennis team finished second in Class AA Section 2 last season and advanced to the WPIAL quarterfinals. Beaver lost five ...

Tennis: Chen settles in at No. 2 for Shady Side

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:30 am

  Derek Chen won a WPIAL Class AA championship at Vincentian last season. But for his junior season, Chen transferred to Shady Side Academy and is now playing No. 2 singles for the two-time defending ...

Tennis: Vincentian’s Martin takes over team’s top role

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:30 am

Last season, Vincentian had the WPIAL Class AA singles champion atop its lineup in sophomore Derek Chen. Chen transferred to Shady Side Academy this offseason, and Brad Martin has taken over the Royals ...

Tennis: Wolverines in rebuilding mode

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:15 am

Tennis: Wolverines in rebuilding mode Ellwood City lost its top five players from last season to graduation, including WPIAL doubles qualifiers Matt Barnes and Beau Ewing. This season has been a ...

Tennis: Ramesh, Hattangady lead Panthers

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:15 am

      Franklin Regional is in the thick of the playoff race in Class AAA Section 1, and the team’s top two players have played a big role in the team’s success. Sophomore Rochen ...

Tennis: Blue Devils win tournament in Altoona

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:15 am

Last weekend, Mt. Lebanon traveled to Altoona and came home with a championship. The Blue Devils won the eight-team Altoona Mountain Lion Tennis Invitational, which has a eight-person tournament for ...

Tennis: Goth returns for North Allegheny

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 8:15 am

Kevin Goth didn’t win Tuesday afternoon. But the fact that he was back on the court was a big plus for North Allegheny. Goth, a senior, made his season debut Tuesday in a match against North Hills. ...

Boys Tennis: Beaver reloads on the run

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:00 am

Ryan Riordan profiles the Beaver boys tennis team. "The Beaver Area boys tennis team has advanced to the WPIAL Class AA quarterfinals each of the past four seasons. But with six of its top nine players, ...

Boys Tennis: Latrobe junior earns PIAA berth

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:00 am

Ryan Riordan profiles Latrobe tennis player Chad Kissell. (Photo: Latrobe's Chad Kissell returns a shot against Central Catholic's Adam Blasinsky in the WPIAL tournament. Matt Freed/Post-Gazette) "A ...

Boys Tennis: Despite youth, Peters Township wins

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:00 am

Ryan Riordan profiles the Peters Township boys tennis team. "Peters Township's youngest team in a long time may also be its deepest. The Indians, who have five freshmen on their varsity roster, have ...

Boys Tennis: Shady Side Academy a WPIAL threat

Published on Thursday, 17 April 2014 6:00 am

Ryan Riordan profiles the Shady Side Academy boys tennis team. "Shady Side Academy has won three of the past four WPIAL Class AAA boys tennis team championships, and has qualified for the PIAA tournament ...

Alumni Update - Annie Baich (Merychurst)

Published on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:00 pm

INDIANA, Pa. - The Mercyhurst University women's tennis team suffered a 5-1 loss at IUP on Monday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament. The Lakers ...