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Uptempo style of play leads to strong start for Bishop Canevin boys

By Nathan Smith
Last week, an 85-70 win over Chartiers-Houston improved the Bishop Canevin boys basketball team’s record to 4-0. Not a bad start for a team that won ...
Canevin swimmers looking for success
By Nathan Smith
While the Bishop Canevin High School mascot is the Crusader, “nomad” might better fit the swim team. The boys and girls squads have no home pool for competitions. Bishop Canevin practice six days a week at the Pittsburgh Classical Academy in the West End. But every competition is at the opponent’s ...
Canevin girls basketball heads into season with youthful roster
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls basketball team had to contend with a youthful roster last season with only two seniors and a junior. It is even younger ...
Bishop Canevin hockey looking for the scoring touch
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin hockey team has been shooting the lights out. But its scores haven’t shown it. The 3-4 Crusaders fell to Latrobe, 7-2, on Nov. 10. ...
Canevin softball player Rittelmann chooses Wheeling Jesuit
By Nathan Smith
When looking for a college to continue her eduction and softball career, Bishop Canevin senior Rachel Rittelmann found what she was looking for at Wheeling ...
Bishop Canevin girls volleyball falls in WPIAL title game
By Nathan Smith
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the Centurions ...
WPIAL volleyball finals: Three new champions, Baldwin, Ford City, GCC, crowned
By Staff Reports
For the second straight season, Bishop Canevin and Greensburg Central Catholic needed five sets to decide the WPIAL Class A volleyball champion. It was the ...
Bishop Canevin cross country duo headed to PIAA race
By Nathan Smith
Bishop Canevin’s Becca Volz and Mary Olivia Philbin are going to get a taste of “Choclatetown, U.S.A.” The Crusaders cross country runners qualified for the PIAA ...
Bishop Canevin volleyball team rallies around ailing coach
By Nathan Smith
Volleyball has been a part of Kevin Walters life for more than 20 years. He needs it now more than ever. Walters, who has more than 200 ...
Canevin XC ready for WPIAL finals
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin girls cross country team hopes to punch its ticket to “Chocolatetown, USA” at the WPIAL Class A championship race on Thursday. The Crusaders ...
High school notebook: Plenty to play for in GAC in Week 9
By Chris Harlan and Bill Hartlep
Just 11 of 64 possible WPIAL football playoff positions remain open heading into the final week of the regular season, and many teams have plenty ...
Trib Cup: Bishop Canevin volleyball chasing WPIAL championship
By Brian Graham
Kevin Walters enters a season like any other coach in the WPIAL with high expectations for his team. The Bishop Canevin girls volleyball coach probably didn’t expect things to go this well for his Crusaders through 20 games. The defending WPIAL Class A champion Crusaders beat Seton-La Salle, 3-0, on Wednesday ...
Bishop Canevin volleyball faces opponents’ best efforts
By Nathan Smith
After winning a WPIAL title last season, the Bishop Canevin volleyball team knew it would have a target on its back going into every match. It ...
Bishop Canevin hockey relying on forwards this season
By Nathan Smith
Last season the Bishop Canevin hockey team relied on a stingy defense to capture the program’s seventh Penguins Cup. This year might be the complete opposite. “We ...
Canevin boys soccer team gets defensive
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin boys soccer team knows how important finishing a season can be. After putting themselves in position to claim a playoff berth last year, ...
Bishop Canevin football living on the edge
By Nathan Smith
Through the first three weeks of the WPIAL football season, Bishop Canevin has shown a knack for late-game heroics. A week after leading the Crusaders (2-1, ...
Slippery Rock race benefits Bishop Canevin squads
By Nathan Smith
The Slippery Rock Invitational is important for cross country teams in a number of ways. It gives runners experience in a large race that features teams from across the WPIAL and PIAA, giving teams insight on what they might see in future races. But most importantly, it is the same track runners ...
NA, Freeport, Bishop Canevin volleyball teams to be challenged
By Andrew Erickson
North Allegheny girls volleyball heads into the 2014 season searching for answers. The Tigers knew they needed to replace key seniors like outside hitters Ashley Leto ...
Experienced Bishop Canevin football team raising its expectations
By Nathan Smith
If the Bishop Canevin football team can say anything about the 2013 season, it is the squad gained plenty of experience. The 3-7 Crusaders were led ...
Veteran Bishop Canevin team has high expectations
By Nathan Smith
After graduating just five seniors, an experienced Bishop Canevin squad is ready to improve on last season’s three-win total. “We figure to have nine or 10 ...
Canevin girls take field with new soccer coach this season
By Nathan Smith
The girls soccer teams of the WPIAL returned to the field this week in preparation for the fall season. The Signal Item area teams are coming ...
Former Bishop Canevin hockey player joining Michigan junior team
By Nathan Smith
Liam Walsh said leaving home will be hard, but to reach his goals as a hockey player, it is a must. Walsh will travel to Michigan ...
Bishop Canevin hockey warming up in summer league
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin hockey team is back to work as it prepares to defend its Class AA Penguins Cup this winter. The Crusaders are taking part ...
Playoff run has Canevin softball excited about the future
By Nathan Smith
The Bishop Canevin softball team’s showdown with Jefferson-Morgan in the WPIAL Class A playoffs might have ended in a 9-1 loss but it left the ...
Bishop Canevin’s Sonson stymies Jeannette in 1st-round win
By Gary Horvath
Jeannette’s high-powered offense was held at bay Monday, as Bishop Canevin upset the Jayhawks, 2-1, in the first round of the WPIAL Class A softball playoffs at Hampton. The Crusaders will play Jefferson-Morgan in the quarterfinals Tuesday at 4 p.m. at California (Pa.). After averaging more than 10 runs per ...

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