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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
NA, Freeport, Bishop Canevin volleyball teams to be challenged
By Andrew Erickson 9:36 p.m.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Signal Item area track and field athletes competing at WPIAL finals
By Nathan Smith
Bishop Canevin, Chartiers Valley and Keystone Oaks will all have athletes competing at the WPIAL track and field championships today, Thursday, at Baldwin High School. …
Canevin distance runner entering final stretch of successful career
By Nathan Smith
It is the final lap for Bishop Canevin’s Caroline DeFrank. The senior distance runner is entering the last races of her high school career and …
Frazier baseball team eliminated from playoff contention
By Jason Black
Coming off back-to-back shutout victories, the Frazier baseball team hoped to keep momentum rolling. But the Commodores’ modest two-game winning streak came to a halt …
Bishop Canevin coach Bob Jacoby honored by hall selection
By Nathan Smith
Bob Jacoby never expected to be a football coach at Bishop Canevin for 40 years. Or a softball coach for 30. But when he looks …
Serra Catholic freshman hurls 1-hitter in victory
By Mark Kaboly
“The ol’ Wichita pickoff play” is real, even though it could easily be mistaken for a scene out of a poorly thought out and clichéd baseball movie. Still, that didn’t prevent Serra Catholic coach Brian Dzurenda to give the unusual trick play (a fake pickoff attempt at second base where …
Bishop Canevin puts trust in new boys basketball coach Trost
By Nathan Smith
For Kevin Trost, a chance to re-enter the head coaching ranks at Bishop Canevin was too good to pass up. “It is exciting to be able to coach the type of kids Canevin has with their work ethic,” Trost said. “It is a really exciting opportunity.” Trost — who coached …
North Hills football great Kasperowicz part of WPIAL’s 2014 hall class
By Jerry DiPaola
Eric Kasperowicz remembers every detail. The down, the distance — even the wind-chill (30-below) at Mansion Park Stadium in Altoona. “That’s in my head like …

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