TribLIVE

| Sports


Bishop Canevin sports page

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 …
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 …
Signal Item area track teams ready to continue success
By Nathan Smith
The 2013 track and field season was a standout year for the Signal Item area teams as Bishop Canevin, Carlynton, Chartiers Valley and Keystone Oaks …
Canevin, Carlynton baseball teams get ready to take the field
By Nathan Smith
For Bishop Canevin baseball, a drop down to Class A was a perfect fit. The Crusaders made the drop last season and joined Section 2-A with Clairton, Frazier, Monessen, Geibel Catholic and Serra Catholic. Bishop Canevin finished 7-3 in section play last season, good enough for second place. “It really …
State hockey finals roundup: Peters Township trips La Salle to win 4th state crown
By Nathan Smith
UNIVERSITY PARK — Twenty minutes before his team’s game with La Salle for the Class AAA Pennsylvania Cup, Peters Township hockey coach Rick Tingle walked into the locker room and was met with silence. “I was a little worried,” Tingle said. “There was a little music playing, but it was …
Quaker Valley, Bishop Canevin, Peters Twp. to play for state hockey titles
By Joe Sager
Now that the West has been won, three PIHL teams must turn their attention to the East. The three Penguins Cup champions are set to …
Bishop Canevin, Keystone Oaks softball look for a return to postseason
By Nathan Smith
Western Pennsylvania finally has started to thaw out, and the softball teams of the WPIAL are getting ready to take to the field. The Signal …
Bishop Canevin captures Class AA Penguins Cup title
By Gary Horvath
Kevin Zielmanski said before his team’s game with Erie Cathedral Prep that defense would be the difference in which team came out on top. This …
Class AAA rivals Bethel Park, Peters Twp. set for rubber match
By Gary Horvath
Although Bethel Park coach Jim McVay and Peters Township coach Rick Tingle are good friends off the ice, they don’t seem to agree on much …
Seton-La Salle girls again get best of rival Bishop Canevin
By Nathan Smith
Things couldn’t have started much better for Seton-La Salle in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals. Playing defending PIAA champion Bishop Canevin, the Rebels broke out …
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Seton-La Salle’s Levi Masua, Bishop Canevin’s Johnie Olkosky
By Brian Graham
Levi Masua School: Seton-La Salle Year: Senior Sport: Basketball Claim to fame: Masua scored a game-high 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and have five blocks …
PIHL semifinals roundup: ECP tops Armstrong in high-scoring game
By Staff Reports
Everything that could go wrong did go wrong for Armstrong in the first period of its PIHL Class AA Penguins Cup semifinal against Erie Cathedral …

Top high school stories